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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.

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Obama, Clinton Attend Shimon Peres' Funeral in Jerusalem

Obama, Clinton Attend Shimon Peres' Funeral in Jerusalem

The casket carrying former Israeli president Shimon Peres was carried from the Knesset in Jerusalem Friday as world leaders attended his funeral, NBC News reported. President Barack Obama and President...

City Accepting Nominations for Official Christmas Tree

City Accepting Nominations for Official Christmas Tree

The City of Chicago is looking for a tree to grace Millennium Park for the holidays as the City’s “official” Christmas tree. Through October 21, the Department of Cultural...

Family Missing From North Side, Police Asking For Help

Family Missing From North Side, Police Asking For Help

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a woman and two children reported missing Thursday from the North Side.

2 Dead in Shootings on Eisenhower Expressway Hours Apart

2 Dead in Shootings on Eisenhower Expressway Hours Apart

Hours after a shooting on the westbound Eisenhower Expressway left a man dead and a woman wounded, another person has been killed in a shooting on the eastbound lanes of the expressway.

Hackers Target Election Systems in More Than 20 States: Official

Hackers Target Election Systems in More Than 20 States: Official

Election systems in more than 20 states have been targeted in hacking attempts — far more than had been previously acknowledged — a senior Department of Homeland Security official told NBC News Thursday. The...

Arrieta, Montero Question Maddon's Decisions in Cubs' Loss

Arrieta, Montero Question Maddon's Decisions in Cubs' Loss

The Chicago Cubs have nothing to gain by winning any of their final few games, but that doesn't mean that Jake Arrieta and Miguel Montero were thrilled with Joe Maddon's tactics in Wednesday's loss at...