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Father, Son Killed in Separate Shootings in Less Than a Week

Father, Son Killed in Separate Shootings in Less Than a Week

A man shot and killed Thursday morning in the Humboldt Park neighborhood is the father of a 13-year-old boy fatally... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Stocks Plunge: Dow Sheds 316 on Europe, Rate Hike Fears

Stocks Plunge: Dow Sheds 316 on Europe, Rate Hike Fears

The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled by 300 points at closing Thursday in the biggest drop in nearly six months... Read »

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Lance Briggs Wants to Retire a Bear

Lance Briggs Wants to Retire a Bear

The 12-year-veteran, who missed much of the 2013 season with a shoulder injury, told Grizzly Detail that he... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Little League Team Sets Sights on Historic World Series

Little League Team Sets Sights on Historic World Series

The Jackie Robinson West Little League team could make Chicago history. Read »

Jul 31, 2014
CDC Issues Travel Advisory for West Africa Over Ebola

CDC Issues Travel Advisory for West Africa Over Ebola

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention upgraded its travel advisory for West Africa Thursday saying... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
GOP Leaders Drop Border Vote After Tea Party Revolt

GOP Leaders Drop Border Vote After Tea Party Revolt

House leaders on Thursday have abruptly canceled a vote on a bill to address the influx of undocumented... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Soggy Weather Possible for Lollapalooza

Soggy Weather Possible for Lollapalooza

Lollapalooza could get wet and muddy-- again. Watch »

6 hours ago

"Coming for You": American Suicide Bomber in Syria

Video has emerged purporting to show the first American to carry out a suicide attack in Syria. Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Politico Switches Illinois Governor Race to 'Leans Republican'

Politico Switches Illinois Governor Race to 'Leans Republican'

Too early to call this for Bruce Rauner? Nobody who follows Illinois politics will be the least bit surprised... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
$212K Settlement After Water Mistaken for Beer

$212K Settlement After Water Mistaken for Beer

A University of Virginia student who was arrested after her purchase of water was mistaken for beer will receive... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Mundy Looks to Lead Bears Safeties to Bounceback Season

Mundy Looks to Lead Bears Safeties to Bounceback Season

The Chicago Bears are looking to turn the page on the struggles their safeties had last year, and Ryan Mundy... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Toddler Hospitalized After Falling Over Railing at Circus

Toddler Hospitalized After Falling Over Railing at Circus

A toddler is in the hospital after falling over a railing at the American Airlines Center in Dallas Wednesday night... Watch »

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Experimental Ebola Serum Used on U.S. Woman

Experimental Ebola Serum Used on U.S. Woman

A dose of “experimental serum” arrived in Liberia to be tried on a U.S. charity worker struggling for her life, NBC... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Gay Church Employee Fired Over Engagement

Gay Church Employee Fired Over Engagement

Catholic music director Colin Collette says he never hid his homosexual relationship. Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Baseball Board Resigns Over Cop Killer Coach

Baseball Board Resigns Over Cop Killer Coach

Slain cop's son discovers dad's killer coaching youth baseball, pressures board to resign Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Victim's Fiance Describes Fatal Edgewater Crash

Victim's Fiance Describes Fatal Edgewater Crash

The fiance of a pedestrian killed in a crash Wednesday in Edgewater was only feet away from becoming a... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
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Group Names "Worst Restaurant Foods"

Working out may not be enough to burn off the calories some of these restaurants are dishing out. Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Sex Offender Gets 20 Years for Floral Shop Stabbing

Sex Offender Gets 20 Years for Floral Shop Stabbing

Alexander Hampton, 26, was charged with first-degree murder in connection with Feb 2012 attack. Read »

Jul 31, 2014
GOP Bill Would Keep Obama From Expanding DACA

GOP Bill Would Keep Obama From Expanding DACA

The House GOP wants to keep President Barack Obama from expanding the deportation deferrals program for young young... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

5 Things to Know About New House GOP Leader McCarthy

House Republicans are set to get a new second-in-command this week, as Rep. Kevin McCarthy takes over Friday... Read »

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