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Obama to Restore College Grants for Some Prison Inmates

Obama to Restore College Grants for Some Prison Inmates

Some federal and state prisoners could begin receiving federal student aid to take college courses — while still... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Driver Shot Multiple Times on Eisenhower Expressway

Driver Shot Multiple Times on Eisenhower Expressway

Illinois State Police said it's investigating a shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway during rush hour traffic... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Netanyahu Calls Abbas After Arson That Killed Toddler

Netanyahu Calls Abbas After Arson That Killed Toddler

Israel's prime minister made a rare call to the Palestinian Authority's chairman on Friday following the death of an... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
S.C. Church Shooter Wants to Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says

S.C. Church Shooter Wants to Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says

The South Carolina man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a historically black church in Charleston has... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
What You Need to Know as Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect

What You Need to Know as Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect

The new ban on plastic grocery bags in Chicago goes into effect Aug. 1, but many stores won't ditch the plastic... Watch »

Jul 20, 2015
Game-Changing Ebola Vaccine Could Stop Virus

Game-Changing Ebola Vaccine Could Stop Virus

An experimental vaccine tested on thousands of people in Guinea exposed to Ebola seems to work and might help shut... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Police ID 2 Killed in Milwaukee Plane Crash

Police ID 2 Killed in Milwaukee Plane Crash

The victims of a fiery plane crash in Milwaukee were identified Thursday as a top executive at a Boston capital... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
CDA Releases Plan to Address O'Hare Airport Noise

CDA Releases Plan to Address O'Hare Airport Noise

The Chicago Department of Aviation has released a plan to address noise complaints at O’Hare International Airport. Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Man Who Rammed Capitol Barrier Had Gripe About Patents

Man Who Rammed Capitol Barrier Had Gripe About Patents

Police are investigating after a vehicle ‎struck the south barricade of the U.S. Capitol building Friday morning.Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
More Than 100 Headstones Toppled at Historic Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia

More Than 100 Headstones Toppled at Historic Jewish Cemetery in...

More than 100 headstones were toppled at a historic Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia. The groundskeeper of Adath... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Wife of Slain Loop CEO Sues Estates of Shooter

Wife of Slain Loop CEO Sues Estates of Shooter

The wife of a Loop CEO who died last year after he was shot by a demoted executive — who then turned the gun on... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Lindsey Graham Backs Mark Kirk's Re-Election Bid

Lindsey Graham Backs Mark Kirk's Re-Election Bid

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham brought his Republican presidential campaign to Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Man Wrongfully Jailed Killed by Man He Tried to Rob

Man Wrongfully Jailed Killed by Man He Tried to Rob

Police say a man who was released from prison after having spent 17 years behind bars for a crime he didn't commit... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Beachcombers Sift Through Scraps for Signs of MH370

Beachcombers Sift Through Scraps for Signs of MH370

Beach cleaners scouring the sands of Reunion island in the Indian Ocean for trash have been handing their finds over... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Lollapalooza Kicks Off Weekend of Music in Grant Park

Lollapalooza Kicks Off Weekend of Music in Grant Park

Lollapalooza begins Friday, kicking off three days of music and dancing in Chicago’s Grant Park. Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Lion's Killer Should Be Extradited: Zimbabwe

Lion's Killer Should Be Extradited: Zimbabwe

The American dentist who admitted to killing Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe paid for an illegal hunt and should be... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Search Continues for Missing Indiana Woman, Toddler

Search Continues for Missing Indiana Woman, Toddler

Indiana search crews in Lake and Porter counties hit the streets again Thursday in an attempt to find a missing Gary... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
New CPS School Bell Schedules Released

New CPS School Bell Schedules Released

Chicago Public Schools officials have changed the bell schedules for 82 high schools and elementary schools for the... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Indiana Church Bus Driver Charged in Fatal Crash

Indiana Church Bus Driver Charged in Fatal Crash

The driver behind the wheel of a church bus crash that left a 6-year-old boy dead in Gary, Indiana will face... Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Beijing to Host 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing to Host 2022 Winter Olympics

Beijing has been selected to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, becoming the first city awarded both the winter and... Read »

Jul 31, 2015

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