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Drug Dealer Gets 99 Years on 2nd Conviction

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Illinois Governor Race: Quinn-Rauner Spending Could Surpass $100 Million

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Inmate in Landmark Illinois Case Released From Prison

Inmate in Landmark Illinois Case Released From Prison

A Cook County judge has ordered the release of a prisoner whose confession helped free a death row inmate in a 1982 double killing.

Tentative Deal Reached in Waukegan Teacher Strike

Tentative Deal Reached in Waukegan Teacher Strike

Teachers are scheduled to vote on the proposal at 11 a.m. Thursday.

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Horrific Halloween: Frightening Weather Expected Friday

Looks like Mother Nature still has a trick up her sleeve for Halloween.

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Suburban Teen’s Bionic Arm Found at Restaurant

A 16-year-old west suburban boy’s bionic arm was stolen from his family’s convertible while he was at a class on Chicago’s Southwest Side, and his family is offering a reward for its return.

Teen Critically Wounded After Being Shot by Police

Teen Critically Wounded After Being Shot by Police

Chicago police officers said they had no choice but to shoot a teenager after shots were fired at them late Wednesday, but the victim's family said it's a case of mistaken identity.

Shake Shack Opens First Chicago Location Next Week

Shake Shack Opens First Chicago Location Next Week

New York-based Shake Shack, as famous for its lines and web cam as its burgers and shakes, has a Chicago opening date.