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Window Washer Survives 11-Story Fall From SF Building

Window Washer Survives 11-Story Fall From SF Building

A window washer fell about 11 stories from the top of Sterling Bank in San Francisco Friday, landing on a car. The window washer was taken to the hospital. Police said the worker's condition appeared "critical,"...

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Obama Heads to Vegas in Immigration Action Push

Obama Heads to Vegas in Immigration Action Push

President Barack Obama and his allies, confronting a buildup of GOP criticism, are seeking to sell the president's executive actions on immigration as good politics and good policy.

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Cher Cancels Remaining Tour Dates

Cher Cancels Remaining Tour Dates

Doctors have advised that the Oscar and Grammy winner get more rest to ensure a full recovery, her illness in September having ended up affecting her kidney function as well.

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$139M Settlement Reached in School Sex Abuse Case

$139M Settlement Reached in School Sex Abuse Case

A settlement in the long-fought Miramonte sex abuse civil case has officially been accepted by both sides, with Los Angeles Unified School District paying a record $139 million to more than 70 victims of sexual...

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Kelsey Grammer's Daughter Gets New Gig

Kelsey Grammer's Daughter Gets New Gig

Hollywood Foreign Press Association President Theo Kingma made the announcement Thursday night at a party in her honor. It's been a Golden Globe tradition for 50 years to have the daughter or son of a past...

2 hours ago

Freezing Rain Overnight

Freezing Rain Overnight

Enjoy the sunny, albeit cold, conditions today. There's a big change on the way for the next couple of days.

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Kane Shows Flair for Dramatic Again in Blackhawks' Victory

Kane Shows Flair for Dramatic Again in Blackhawks' Victory

The Chicago Blackhawks had a tough time putting away the Calgary Flames Thursday night, but Patrick Kane was there to save the day as his game-winning goal got the circus trip off to a flying start.

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4 Injured in Cooking "Incident" at Macy's on State Street

4 Injured in Cooking "Incident" at Macy's on State Street

Four employees were injured Friday morning when an aerosol can ruptured during a cooking demonstration at Macy's in Chicago's Loop, fire officials said. Anthony Ponce reports.

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Bunny Mellon's Blue Diamond Sets Auction Record

Bunny Mellon's Blue Diamond Sets Auction Record

A Fancy Vivid Blue pear-shaped diamond from the estate of Rachel "Bunny" Mellon has sold for $32.6 million. It's an auction record for any blue diamond.

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4 Injured in Aerosol Blast at Macy's in Loop

4 Injured in Aerosol Blast at Macy's in Loop

Four people were injured Friday morning in Chicago's Loop in a "cooking incident with propane," officials said.

Freezing Rain Advisory Issued for Chicago Area

Freezing Rain Advisory Issued for Chicago Area

The National Weather Service issued a freezing rain advisory beginning Friday night for the Chicago area ahead of a frigid night and possible ice accumulations of one-tenth to two-tenths of an inch.

CPD Credits Facebook for Helping Nab Suspect

CPD Credits Facebook for Helping Nab Suspect

Department switches from using social media account for announcements to soliciting for information on suspects.

CTA Adds Decorated Bus to Holiday Season

CTA Adds Decorated Bus to Holiday Season

The "holiday bus" will join the "holiday train" on a rotation of routes beginning December 2.

$139M Settlement Reached in School Sex Abuse Case

$139M Settlement Reached in School Sex Abuse Case

A settlement in the long-fought Miramonte sex abuse civil case has officially been accepted by both sides, with Los Angeles Unified School District paying a record $139 million to more than 70 victims of sexual...

Diner Guard Shot in Armed Robbery, Manhunt Underway

Diner Guard Shot in Armed Robbery, Manhunt Underway

Man was shot in the buttocks at the 24-hour Kevin's Hamburger Heaven.