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Emanuel Gets Subpoenaed in Ballot Challenge

Emanuel Gets Subpoenaed in Ballot Challenge

Dr. Willie Wilson, a potential candidate for Chicago mayor who's had his ballot signatures challenged, wants a... Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
Commission Reveals Recommendations to Curb Violence

Commission Reveals Recommendations to Curb Violence

Mayor earlier this year established the safety commission of religious and community leaders, experts and residents,... Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
Jeb Bush: I'll

Jeb Bush: I'll "See If My Message Can Resonate"

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush took his most definitive step yet toward running for president Tuesday, saying he will... Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
Taliban Targeted Soldiers' Children in School Massacre

Taliban Targeted Soldiers' Children in School Massacre

The Taliban attack on a Pakistan school on Tuesday that left more than 140 dead was motivated by the militant... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Oil Drops Below $59 for First Time Since 2009

Oil Drops Below $59 for First Time Since 2009

Oil fell below $59 a barrel for the first time since May 2009 on Tuesday, extending a six-month selloff as weakening... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Indianapolis Police Begin Trial of Body Cameras

Indianapolis Police Begin Trial of Body Cameras

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has begun a 60-day test of body cameras worn by officers. Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Indiana Teacher Charged With Child Seduction

Indiana Teacher Charged With Child Seduction

Court documents allege 28-year-old Kellen Hubert engaged in consensual sex acts with the girl in a concession stand... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
E-Cigs Surpass Regular Cigs in Teen Use: Survey

E-Cigs Surpass Regular Cigs in Teen Use: Survey

Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government's annual drug use... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
37-Mile Jane Addams Tollway Project Near Completion

37-Mile Jane Addams Tollway Project Near Completion

The project between Rockford and Elgin took two years and included widening the roadway. Read »

Dec 16, 2014
No Injuries in West Garfield Park Fire

No Injuries in West Garfield Park Fire

Firefighters early Tuesday put out a two-alarm fire that caused a roof of a commercial building on the city's west... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Robin Williams, Ebola Top Google's 2014 Search List

Robin Williams, Ebola Top Google's 2014 Search List

The reaction to Williams' death in August topped Google's list of 2014's fastest-rising search requests. Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Bennett Calls Out Teammates After Loss to Saints

Bennett Calls Out Teammates After Loss to Saints

The Chicago Bears have been accused by plenty of fans and writers for giving up on the season, but those accusations... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Week 15 Report Card: Saints vs. Bears

Week 15 Report Card: Saints vs. Bears

The Chicago Bears have stumbled mightily down the stretch of the season, and they took another series of missteps on... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Rahm Takes Credit for Minimum Wage Hike

Rahm Takes Credit for Minimum Wage Hike

Mayor Rahm Emanuel's TV campaign ads show a trend. Rather than making promises, he's relying on Chicagoans to offer... Read »

Dec 15, 2014
Baby Dolphin Born at Brookfield Zoo

Baby Dolphin Born at Brookfield Zoo

A male bottlenose dolphin calf was born healthy to a first-time mom on Dec. 12 at the Brookfield Zoo. Read »

Dec 14, 2014
Competency Hearings Set in Slender Man Stabbing

Competency Hearings Set in Slender Man Stabbing

A judge plans to hold competency hearings this week for two girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to please... Read »

Dec 15, 2014
Thousands Pay Tribute to Victims of Sydney Siege

Thousands Pay Tribute to Victims of Sydney Siege

Tearful Australians laid mounds of flowers near the Lindt Chocolate shop in Sydney where two hostages died in the... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
Saad Lifts Blackhawks Over Flames

Saad Lifts Blackhawks Over Flames

The Chicago Blackhawks won for the 12th time in 14 games on Sunday night, knocking off the Calgary Flames by a score... Read »

Dec 14, 2014
Bill Cosby's Wife Defends Him

Bill Cosby's Wife Defends Him

Camille Cosby defended her husband of 50 years, Bill Cosby, in the wake of accusations levied by more than a dozen... Read »

Dec 16, 2014
10 Percent of School District Absent with Cold, Flu

10 Percent of School District Absent with Cold, Flu

Nearly 600 students and staff members at Oak Park Elementary School District 97 were absent Monday due to illness... Watch »

Dec 15, 2014

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