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Friday, May 20, 2016 at 09:40 PM CDT

West Suburban Road Construction, Train Work Begins

West Suburban Road Construction, Train Work Begins

Two major construction projects begin this weekend, impacting commuters in the western suburbs. IDOT will be completing shoulder work on I-290 between I-355 and I-294, and Metra announced switch work on the BNSF...

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 07:37 PM CDT

Gruesome Details Behind Gage Park Massacre Revealed as Suspects Denied Bail

Gruesome Details Behind Gage Park Massacre Revealed as Suspects Denied Bail

In court Friday, prosecutors revealed the horrific moments that led to the gruesome killings of a family of six in Gage Park. Anthony Ponce reports.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 06:22 PM CDT

Woman Killed While Leaving Starbucks

Woman Killed While Leaving Starbucks

An innocent woman leaving Starbucks was fatally shot just blocks from Chicago Police headquarters. Natalie Martinez reports.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 06:18 PM CDT

Meet & Greet Chicago's Own Lil Rel

Meet & Greet Chicago's Own Lil Rel

Chicago's own Lil Rel Howery from The Carmichael Show is coming to town! He'll be at Studio XFINITY on Sunday, May 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. to meet fans. Find more information on the event's Facebook page and sign up...

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 06:14 PM CDT

Man Charged With Killing 6 in Michigan Interrupts Testimony, Is Ejected From Courtroom

Man Charged With Killing 6 in Michigan Interrupts Testimony, Is Ejected From Courtroom

A man charged with killing six people during a night of random shootings in Michigan was dragged out of court Friday after bizarre outbursts during testimony by a woman who survived the rampage.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 12:12 PM CDT

Sen. Durbin, Emanuel Detail Airport Security Plan

Sen. Durbin, Emanuel Detail Airport Security Plan

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin joined Mayor Rahm Emanuel and TSA officials Friday to discuss new measures to address massive delays at airport security lines.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 11:09 PM CDT

Chicagoans March, Calling for an End to Violence

Chicagoans March, Calling for an End to Violence

Chicagoans hit the streets Thursday night to renew calls to reclaim neighborhoods from guns and gangs as summer approaches. Trina Orlando reports.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 10:47 PM CDT

Relative, Girlfriend Charged in Massacre of Gage Park Family

Relative, Girlfriend Charged in Massacre of Gage Park Family

Three months after a family of six was found butchered in a Gage Park home, Chicago police announced a relative of the family and his teenage girlfriend were charged with killing them after what police said was...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 10:35 PM CDT

Police More Likely to Stop, Search Minority Drivers in Chicago Area

Police More Likely to Stop, Search Minority Drivers in Chicago Area

In an effort to reduce racial-profiling, taxpayers have paid more than $1.6 million for the state to compile traffic-stop and vehicle-search data from every police department in Illinois.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 06:26 PM CDT

TSA Offers Packing Tips for Faster Lines, Insists It's Not Blaming Travelers

TSA Offers Packing Tips for Faster Lines, Insists It's Not Blaming Travelers

TSA officials demonstrated how packing errors can delay lines at Chicago airports, but officials stressed the agency was not blaming travelers for the significant delays seen in recent days.

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