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Bicyclist Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in Aurora

Bicyclist Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in Aurora

A 61-year-old woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver Tuesday while she was riding a bike in west suburban Aurora.

2 hours ago

PR Gov. Won't Resign Despite Protests: What Happens Now?

PR Gov. Won't Resign Despite Protests: What Happens Now?

Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans shut down a major highway in San Juan, Puerto Rico, this week in the largest of nearly two weeks of consecutive protests calling for embattled Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to step...

2 hours ago

Lawyer: NU Professor Charged With Murder Won't Plead Guilty

Lawyer: NU Professor Charged With Murder Won't Plead Guilty

A lawyer for a former Northwestern University professor charged in the 2017 stabbing death of his boyfriend responded to a co-defendant's guilty plea with a vow to continue fighting the charges.

2 hours ago

Viral Video Prompts Criminal Investigation From Chicago Police

Viral Video Prompts Criminal Investigation From Chicago Police

Video that went viral on social media this week showing a young girl being beaten by a large group is now the center of a criminal investigation, Chicago police said Tuesday.

3 hours ago

Man Pistol-Whipped, Carjacked in South Loop Alley: Police

Man Pistol-Whipped, Carjacked in South Loop Alley: Police

A man leaving work in the South Loop was pistol-whipped and carjacked by two men, authorities said.

3 hours ago

Wednesday Brings Grim Reminder of Chicago's Worst Tragedy

Wednesday Brings Grim Reminder of Chicago's Worst Tragedy

Wednesday marks the 104th anniversary of the worst tragedy in the city's history. On July 24, 1915, 844 people died aboard the S.S. Eastland, when it capsized in the Chicago River.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 01:39 PM CDT

3 Family Members Charged in Disneyland Fight Caught on Cam

3 Family Members Charged in Disneyland Fight Caught on Cam

Three adults were charged in connection with a family fight that was caught on camera earlier this month at Disneyland's Toontown. Some witnesses tried to break up the fight and others looked on in amazement...

5 hours ago

Chicago Reveals Citations Issued to E-Scooter Companies

Chicago Reveals Citations Issued to E-Scooter Companies

Citations have been issued to seven of 10 electric scooter companies participating in Chicago's e-scooter pilot program for not following the rules, the city revealed.

55 minutes ago

Justice Department Launches Antitrust Probe of Big Tech

Justice Department Launches Antitrust Probe of Big Tech

The U.S. Department of Justice opened a sweeping antitrust investigation of major technology companies and whether their online platforms have hurt competition, suppressed innovation or otherwise harmed...

6 hours ago

Gov. Pritzker Signs Laws Aimed at Protecting Immigrant Youth

Gov. Pritzker Signs Laws Aimed at Protecting Immigrant Youth

Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed two laws aimed at protecting young immigrants in Illinois, including those whose parents are deported.

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