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Amtrak Commits $12 Million to Rehab Union Station

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First Bites Bash at Union Station

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Survey: Scientists and Public at Odds Over Climate, GMOs and More

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Arizona New Rideshare Regulations

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Super Bowl Commercial by "No More"

Super Bowl Commercial by "No More"

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Ponzi Schemer Gets 25 Years For Conning Elderly Investors

Ponzi Schemer Gets 25 Years For Conning Elderly Investors

A Northwest suburban Ponzi schemer who conned hundreds of retirees out of their life savings was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday by a federal judge who told him he’d done “real damage.”

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ISIS Group Claims Responsibility for Attacks That Killed 27 in Egypt

ISIS Group Claims Responsibility for Attacks That Killed 27 in Egypt

An affiliate of the Islamist terror group ISIS has claimed responsibility for a series of deadly attacks in Egypt on Thursday, security consultants told NBC News.

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Secret Guest to Sing With Katy Perry at Super Bowl

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Hacker Sends Inappropriate Email to Students at Two High Schools

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More Tickets For The Mayor

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Ponzi Schemer Gets 25 Years For Conning Elderly Investors

Ponzi Schemer Gets 25 Years For Conning Elderly Investors

A Northwest suburban Ponzi schemer who conned hundreds of retirees out of their life savings was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday by a federal judge who told him he’d done “real damage.”

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Chicago Suburbs Make List of Best Cities for Families

An apartment listing website has named three Chicago suburbs among the top cities in the nation to raise a family.

Reports: Jimmy Butler Headed to NBA All-Star Game

Reports: Jimmy Butler Headed to NBA All-Star Game

The Chicago Bulls have had some rough stretches this season, but one of the team's biggest bright spots was rewarded on Thursday as Jimmy Butler was named a reserve on the Eastern Conference All-Star squad.

Amtrak Commits $12 Million to Rehab Union Station

Amtrak Commits $12 Million to Rehab Union Station

Amtrak's contribution is the first piece of a $500 million plan to overhaul the 90-year-old Union Station's aging infrastructure.

4 Brown Deer Teens Facing Charges Following "Sex Party"

4 Brown Deer Teens Facing Charges Following "Sex Party"

Four middle school students are facing criminal charges after authorities say they recorded themselves at a so-called sex party that took place at a Brown Deer home over winter break.