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Get in the mood for February 14 with our guide on what to buy, eat, do and more.

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Man Indicted After Driving Through Suburban Chicago Mall

Man Indicted After Driving Through Suburban Chicago Mall

A man accused of driving an SUV through a suburban Chicago shopping mall has been indicted on charges of terrorism and criminal damage to property. The Arlington Heights Daily Herald reports Cook...

32 minutes ago

Twin Panda Cubs Open Their Eyes

Twin Panda Cubs Open Their Eyes

Zoo Berlin announced their twin panda cubs have opened their eyes for the first time.

32 minutes ago

Sallie Mae Execs Tan at Maui Retreat While Student Debt Crisis Tops $1.6 Trillion

Sallie Mae Execs Tan at Maui Retreat While Student Debt Crisis Tops $1.6 Trillion

As 1 in 5 American adults wonder how to pay off their combined $1.6 trillion in student debt, Sallie Mae executives and sales team members wrestled with a different question: Between meetings, how should...

13 minutes ago

Chiefs QB Mahomes Expected to Miss 4-6 Weeks, Source Says

Chiefs QB Mahomes Expected to Miss 4-6 Weeks, Source Says

A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes escaped significant damage to ligaments when he dislocated his right kneecap against Denver and...

50 minutes ago

Rolling Closures Expected as CTU Teachers March in Loop

Rolling Closures Expected as CTU Teachers March in Loop

For the second day in a row, Chicago teachers will march through the streets of the Loop following a rally at Daley Plaza on Friday afternoon.

51 minutes ago

Lightfoot Proposes Tax Hike on Downtown, Single Ride-Shares

Uber and Lyft rides in Chicago may soon be more expensive. Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday announced a proposal to increase taxes on single rides with ride-share companies, as well as rides that begin or end in...

57 minutes ago

Supt. Johnson Recovering After 'Feeling Lightheaded'

Supt. Johnson Recovering After 'Feeling Lightheaded'

 Chicago police say Supt. Eddie Johnson was examined by medical personnel after feeling lightheaded while driving early Thursday morning near his South Side home. Sandra Torres reports.

59 minutes ago

Chicago Teachers Strike Enters Second Day

Chicago Teachers Strike Enters Second Day

The Chicago Teachers Union strike entered its second day Friday as the union and the school district officials continued to negotiate. Chris Hush reports. 

56 minutes ago

Hastert Case Headed to Trial

Hastert Case Headed to Trial

The case involves a demand by Hastert's original accuser that the former speaker pay $1.8 million in hush money which he says he is still owed. If a settlement is not reached, the trial carries the potential...

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Family of Woman Who Died of Legionnaires' Sues Hospital

Family of Woman Who Died of Legionnaires' Sues Hospital

The family of a 35-year-old woman who died after contracting Legionnaires’ disease at Northwestern Memorial Hospital filed a lawsuit against the Chicago hospital on Friday. Carol Ruiz, of Cypress, Texas,...

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No School Friday as Chicago Teachers Strike Enters 2nd Day
No School Friday as Chicago Teachers Strike Enters 2nd Day

Chicago Public Schools students officially have off a second day of school as negotiations continue between the teachers' union and the city of Chicago.

Lightfoot Proposes Tax Hike on Downtown, Single Ride-Shares
Lightfoot Proposes Tax Hike on Downtown, Single Ride-Shares

Uber and Lyft rides in Chicago may soon be more expensive. Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday announced a proposal to increase taxes on single rides with ride-share companies, as well as rides that begin or end in...

CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson Released From Hospital
CPD Supt. Eddie Johnson Released From Hospital

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson was released from the hospital early Friday after officials say he was examined by medical personnel Thursday after feeling lightheaded while driving near his...

Winfield Bartender Charged With Sexually Assaulting Female Customer
Winfield Bartender Charged With Sexually Assaulting Female Customer

A bartender in the west suburbs is accused of taking an intoxicated customer to his home in West Chicago and sexually assaulting her.

Chicago Police Celebrate Officer Shot Released From Hospital
Chicago Police Celebrate Officer Shot Released From Hospital

An officer who was shot last month by a wanted suspect was expected to be released from a Chicago-area hospital Friday, officials said.

Electronic Sign Along Lake Shore Drive Seen Friday Read 'Kill Cops'
Electronic Sign Along Lake Shore Drive Seen Friday Read 'Kill Cops'

An electronic sign along Lake Shore Drive Friday morning was seen “displaying inappropriate comments, one of them being 'Kill Cops,'” Chicago Police Department confirmed.