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Monday, Sep 30, 2019 at 09:11 AM CDT

Is the Next Astronaut in This Room? ComEd's 'Solar Spotlight' Reaches For the (STEM) Stars

Is the Next Astronaut in This Room? ComEd's 'Solar Spotlight' Reaches For the (STEM) Stars

"We're learning how to innovate in a creative way!" Solar energy is the focus of ComEd's "Solar Spotlight" program, which teaches high school students about Science, Technology,...

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 01:30 PM CDT

A New Take on Tacos for National Taco Day

A New Take on Tacos for National Taco Day

Barrio Chicago shows us some unique taco recipes to help celebrate National Taco Day! 

Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 01:55 PM CDT

How to Make Big Fat Cookie's Tasty Glaze

How to Make Big Fat Cookie's Tasty Glaze

An extra-special cookie needs an amazing glaze, and the founder of Chicago-based Big Fat Cookie outdid herself with the glaze on her "quadruple chocolate+ back glaze pink/pink," raising money for the Lynn...

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 04:49 PM CDT

Watch as 'Chicago Today' Hosts Hilariously Tackle Escape the Room

Watch as 'Chicago Today' Hosts Hilariously Tackle Escape the Room

Matt Rodrigues and Cortney Hall test their skills at Escape the Room in Oak Brook - and things get interesting. 

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 04:46 PM CDT

When Is Best Time to Plan a Trip? Travel Mom Blogger Weighs In

When Is Best Time to Plan a Trip? Travel Mom Blogger Weighs In

From the important things to watch for to the best times to plan a trip, travel bloggers weigh in. 

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 04:40 PM CDT

Dance Party or Workout? New Pop-Up Gyms in Chicago Help You Groove While You Move

Dance Party or Workout? New Pop-Up Gyms in Chicago Help You Groove While You Move

If tearing up a dance floor sounds like a lot more fun than hitting up the gym, you'll want to hear this. A brand new workout has two new pop-up locations in Chicago and it's bringing the groove to a full-body...

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 01:56 PM CDT

Team Tyler: Western Springs Family Raises Awareness for Juvenile Diabetes

Team Tyler: Western Springs Family Raises Awareness for Juvenile Diabetes

A Western Springs family raises funds and awareness for juvenile diabetes ahead of the JDRF 1 Walk. 

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 11:19 AM CDT

See More of Tyler's Journey to Battle Juvenile Diabetes

See More of Tyler's Journey to Battle Juvenile Diabetes

Friday, Sep 27, 2019 at 12:41 PM CDT

Take a Peek at Cortney Hall's Wedding

Take a Peek at Cortney Hall's Wedding

"Chicago Today" co-host Cortney Hall tied the knot last weekend and Matt Rodrigues gave us a peak at the beautiful bride on her special day.

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 10:23 AM CDT

Bill and Giuliana Rancic Reveal Their Chicago Favorites

Bill and Giuliana Rancic Reveal Their Chicago Favorites

Matt and Cortney ask Bill and Giuliana Rancic about their favorite Chicago places in this lightning round interview.

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Friends, Fans Remember Juice WRLD as 'Accomplished' Artist
Friends, Fans Remember Juice WRLD as 'Accomplished' Artist

Rising rap artist Jared Anthony Higgins, also known to the world as Juice WRLD, died at the age of 21 Sunday, and while a Chicago community mourns a loss, they remember him as an accomplished individual.

Escaped Grundy County Inmate Captured: Police
Escaped Grundy County Inmate Captured: Police

Sheriff's deputies in southwest suburban Grundy County captured an inmate Sunday who escaped custody Saturday at the county jail, officials said.

Rapper Juice WRLD Dead at 21 After 'Medical Emergency'
Rapper Juice WRLD Dead at 21 After 'Medical Emergency'

Authorities say Chicago-area rapper Juice WRLD has been pronounced dead after a "medical emergency'' at Midway International Airport. The Cook County medical examiner's office says it was notified Sunday of the...

Judiciary Hearing Sets Stage for Impeachment Charges
Judiciary Hearing Sets Stage for Impeachment Charges

Pushing ahead with articles of impeachment, the House Judiciary Committee convenes Monday to formally receive the investigative findings against President Donald Trump as the White House mounts an aggressive...

Trio Charged in Downers Grove, Woodridge Home Invasions
Trio Charged in Downers Grove, Woodridge Home Invasions

Bond was denied for two of three suspects accused of breaking into two homes last week in west suburban Downers Grove and Woodridge.

U of Illinois Drops Criminal Past Question From Application
U of Illinois Drops Criminal Past Question From Application

Admissions applications to the University of Illinois campuses are no longer requiring students to disclose whether or not they have a criminal background. A student-led coalition urged the university to remove...