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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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'Your Time Is Up': Olympian Aly Raisman Faces Ex-Doctor
'Your Time Is Up': Olympian Aly Raisman Faces Ex-Doctor

Olympic gymnasts and other victims of a disgraced sports doctor continued to line up in a Michigan courtroom Friday, detailing the sexual abuse they experienced at the hands of Larry Nassar, who one athlete said...

Dem, GOP Leaders Already Blame Each Other as Shutdown Looms<br />
Dem, GOP Leaders Already Blame Each Other as Shutdown Looms

A bitterly divided Congress hurtled toward a government shutdown this weekend in a partisan stare-down over demands by Democrats for a solution on politically fraught legislation to protect about 700,000 younger...

Suspects in Carjacked Mustang Lead Cops on Hour-Long Chase
Suspects in Carjacked Mustang Lead Cops on Hour-Long Chase

A high-speed chase of a carjacked Mustang that lasted nearly 45 minutes early Friday resulted in the arrest of two people in the South Side Gresham neighborhood.

Former Classmate of Tortured Child Recalls Him as 'Famished'
Former Classmate of Tortured Child Recalls Him as 'Famished'

A former college classmate of one of the 13 tortured children said she will never forget the young man who wore the same clothes every day and didn't looked anyone in the eye. Angie Parra took a music...

Everything to Know About This Weekend's Women's March
Everything to Know About This Weekend's Women's March

Nearly one year after hundreds of thousands of women made history marching in dozens of cities across the country and around the world, women and their supporters will once again descend on Chicago streets.

150 Exposed to Measles by Ill Traveler at O'Hare: Officials
150 Exposed to Measles by Ill Traveler at O'Hare: Officials

The Arkansas Department of Health says about 150 people were exposed to measles after an ill traveler flew from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport to Little Rock.