Oct 24, 2014
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By Salina Jewell

Colors of Fall 2014

Midwest weather is always unpredictable but one thing can be counted on, the... See Full Gallery

Oct 24, 2014

Judge Appoints Monitor for IDOT Hiring

Judge Appoints Monitor for IDOT Hiring

Magistrate Judge Sidney Schenkier decided Wednesday to appoint an IDOT monitor. That was a setback for the Democratic governor, whose re-election campaign claims he's navigated Illinois away from ethical...

Oct 24, 2014

Opinion: Why Oberweis Is Pivoting on Gay Marriage

Opinion: Why Oberweis Is Pivoting on Gay Marriage

In a stunning turnaround, Jim Oberweis has revealed that he would support a federal law for gay marriage though he'd rather states have the final say on the issue.

Oct 25, 2014

New Reward Offered in Cold Case Murder of LA Family

New Reward Offered in Cold Case Murder of LA Family

Police are hoping a new reward will create new leads for a 1991 brutal murder of a family of four. A $75,000 reward for information was renewed Friday by the Los Angeles City Council in an attempt to gather new...

Oct 25, 2014

Deer Trapped, Killed After Getting Inside Hotel

Deer Trapped, Killed After Getting Inside Hotel

The Pennsylvania Game Commission had to kill a deer after it became trapped inside a hotel and couldn't be tranquilized. The Centre Daily Times said the deer entered the Days Inn Penn State around 4 a.m. Friday...

Oct 24, 2014

Top Figure Skaters Performing in Suburbs

Top Figure Skaters Performing in Suburbs

Skate America is bringing the top U.S. figure skaters to the north suburbs this weekend, and a local athelte is among them. LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Oct 24, 2014

Gloria Steinem, Feminist Legend, Stumps for Quinn

Gloria Steinem, Feminist Legend, Stumps for Quinn

10/23/14: Feminst icon Gloria Steinem Friday stumped for Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, lauding his virtuous nature and imploring female voters to reelect him.

Oct 24, 2014

Quinn, Rauner Focus on Women, Early Voters

Quinn, Rauner Focus on Women, Early Voters

Gov. Pat Quinn's campaign hosted feminist activist Gloria Steinem Friday, while Rauner was to headline an early voting rally in suburban Chicago.

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Pa. School Board Reconsiders Field for NFL Legend

Pa. School Board Reconsiders Field for NFL Legend

A few outlandish Facebook comments may prevent Pro Football Hall of Famer Andre from getting his name on his old high school field in Pennsylvania. The Allentown school board on Thursday delayed a vote on...

Oct 24, 2014

Officer "Alert" After Being Shot on South Side

Officer "Alert" After Being Shot on South Side

An off-duty police officer was in "serious but stable" condition after being shot during a possible attempted robbery early Friday in Chicago's South Side Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood. Regina Waldroup...

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Boy, 13, Shot Nine Times

Boy, 13, Shot Nine Times

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Bears' Run Game Can Thrive Against Patriots Sunday

Bears' Run Game Can Thrive Against Patriots Sunday

The Chicago Bears are a pass-first team, but Sunday's game will provide a huge opportunity for their run game to flourish against the New England Patriots.

Judge Appoints Monitor for IDOT Hiring

Judge Appoints Monitor for IDOT Hiring

Magistrate Judge Sidney Schenkier decided Wednesday to appoint an IDOT monitor. That was a setback for the Democratic governor, whose re-election campaign claims he's navigated Illinois away from ethical...

FBI, IRS Agents Raid Chinatown Restaurants

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Lao Beijing Restaurant, on the 2100 block of South Archer Avenue, in the Chinatown neighborhood, was one of several locations visited by FBI agents.

Rose Says Kane Pushes Him to Excel on Court for Bulls

Rose Says Kane Pushes Him to Excel on Court for Bulls

It's no secret that Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane is a basketball fan, but apparently Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose is a fan of the way Kane plays hockey as well.

Police To Screen CTA Passengers' Bags for Explosives

Police To Screen CTA Passengers' Bags for Explosives

Starting in November, Chicago Transit Authority passengers' bags will be randomly screened for explosive compounds as part of a new security procedure.