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Chicago Could Add E-Cigarettes to City Smoking Ban

Chicago Could Add E-Cigarettes to City Smoking Ban

Users of electronic cigarettes could soon find themselves subject to Chicago's smoking ban.

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013

Debbie Halvorson Casts Her Ballot

Debbie Halvorson Casts Her Ballot

The second district congressional candidate told NBC Chicago that she didn't think weather would be a factor in today's special primary voting.

Friday, Dec 28, 2012
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By Michelle Relerford, Lauren Jiggetts & Lauren Petty

Mayor: Murder Milestone 'Unfortunate, Tragic'

Mayor: Murder Milestone 'Unfortunate, Tragic'

A man gunned down on Chicago's west side marked what police say is the city's 500th homicide of the year.

Monday, Aug 6, 2012

And Now Sheila Simon Plays the Banjo

And Now Sheila Simon Plays the Banjo

The Lt. Governor of Illinois is an accomplished banjo player who broke out the 'ol git-fiddle to celebrate The Onion day. Lend an ear to her banjo stylings.

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2012
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By Lisa Balde

Council to Consider Tanning Ban For Minors

Council to Consider Tanning Ban For Minors

The Chicago City Council reconvenes at 10 a.m. Wednesday to discuss multiple issues and proposed ordinances. Here's a look at some of the top items.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012
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By Andrew Greiner

Quinn: Raise Cigarette Tax to Save Medicaid

Quinn: Raise Cigarette Tax to Save Medicaid

The Democratic governor wants lawmakers to approve his plan for filling a $2.7 billion hole in the system. It includes reducing services for the poor, cutting payments to health-care providers and raising...

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012
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By Ward Room Staff

Two Charged With Minority Owned Contract Sham

Two Charged With Minority Owned Contract Sham

A former member of the state's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise taskforce is at the heart of a federal investigation into an alleged plot to undermine the very rules she was tasked to protect.

Thursday, Jan 19, 2012

Deep Dish: Jan. 19

Deep Dish: Jan. 19

Carol Marin and Mary Ann Ahern talk through the best political news of the week.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012

Teen Beating a 'Wake-up Call' for Chicago: Mayor

Teen Beating a 'Wake-up Call' for Chicago: Mayor

"It is not tolerable, and it does not represent what this city's values are and the good people of this city," Emanuel said of the videotaped beating.

Monday, Oct 3, 2011

RAW: Garry McCarthy Interview

RAW: Garry McCarthy Interview

The head of the Chicago Police Department spends 10 good minutes with Mary Ann Ahern on budgets, more officers and why he likes Rahm Emanuel.

Top Stories
After Mass Shooting in Mexico, a Chicago-Area Man Comes Home

After Mass Shooting in Mexico, a Chicago-Area Man Comes Home

A suburban Chicago man is back in the United States after surviving a mass shooting that left five dead Monday in a nightclub in Mexico.

Shots Fired Reports Spike in Springfield After Guns Stolen

Shots Fired Reports Spike in Springfield After Guns Stolen

Springfield police say gunfire increased in the city after the theft in October of more than 50 guns from a local firearms dealer.

'Among Sox Fans, I Am Cubs' No. 1 Fan': Obama Honors Cubs

'Among Sox Fans, I Am Cubs' No. 1 Fan': Obama Honors Cubs

Coming from a Chicago White Sox fan, it may have seemed like President Barack Obama's comments at the White House Monday were proof he has been converted to North Side fandom -- and the Cubs certainly thought...

Rev. Pfleger Delivers Fiery MLK Day Speech in Atlanta

Rev. Pfleger Delivers Fiery MLK Day Speech in Atlanta

Chicago's Rev. Michael Pfleger traveled to Atlanta this Martin Luther King holiday to be the keynote speaker at the civil rights icon's Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Armed Robber Carried Pizza Box into Chicago Businesses: Cops

Armed Robber Carried Pizza Box into Chicago Businesses: Cops

Two armed robberies were recently reported at North and Northwest Side businesses in the Lincoln Square and Irving Park neighborhoods.

Teens Robbed Woman After Offering to Carry Her Bags: Police

Teens Robbed Woman After Offering to Carry Her Bags: Police

Four teens were charged Monday with a robbery in the Fuller Park neighborhood Friday night on Chicago's South Side.