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4 Chicago cops suspended for failure to ensure dashboard cameras were operating on night of Laquan McDonald shootin…
Welcome to late January, Chicagoland
McDonald's rolls out new Big Mac sizes — Mac Jr. and Grand Mac — nationwide
A police dog named Blade was wounded today in a shooting in Gary, Ind.
"A Dog's Purpose" film under fire after video shows scared dog forced into water
Discontent in DC: Lawmakers and citizens are boycotting and protesting the Trump inauguration:…
Adam McKay, who won an Oscar for "The Big Short," to produce "Crook County," based on 1980s FBI sting in Chicago…
Baby left behind in car as man suspected of stealing packages from a FedEx truck fled from police on foot
'Obama ends presidency as he began it — with optimism.' Lynn Sweet explains.
Vegas hotel dumps Tom Ford after Melania Trump remark
Star of inspirational JuJuOnThatChemo video dies
Cook County Board President Preckwinkle says Mayor Emanuel could have acted sooner on police issues…
Photographer stumbles on romantic proposal, asks Internet to help him find happy couple
What you need to know about the Women's March on Chicago
Alanis Morissette former manager admits to $4.8M embezzlement from musician
Racially insensitive pinata passed around at River North nightclub, video shows
"We were told to shove the pigs any number of ways. But that's just part of putting an idea like this out there."
Chicago aldermen consider how to fund and implement the reforms in the Justice Department's report on CPD:…
Rahm says CPD must work ‘double hard’ to attract minorities
Mayor defends CPS furloughs as CTU joins school-cut protests
Mike Pence's motorcade strikes, injures DC reserve police officer, Secret Service says
Relive the wedding scene from 'Sixteen Candles' and more in an upcoming John Hughes film fest for the ages.
Chicago police officer charged with murder in shooting death of Jose Nieves
Son writes honest death notice lamenting his mother's smoking habit
The 10 Sundance movies we’re beyond stoked for
Michael Sneed Chicago financial whiz going to work for Trump
Lyric Opera's mission continues to connect with those not part of the traditional ticket-buying opera audience.
Today’s most-read story: Elske Puts the Art in Culinary Arts, by Janet Rausa Fuller
'A Dog's Purpose' under fire after TMZ publishes leaked video of German shepherd
Is the path to promotion clear at your company? New Crain's/The Chicago Network survey looks at advancement (and raises).
First photo of veteran Chicago police officer Lowell Houser, charged w/1st degree murder in off-duty shooting:…
Suspect, police dog wounded in officer-involved shooting in Gary
New Pornographers, Green Day, Zac Brown Band, Chicago Open Air + more Early Warnings of new Chicago shows.…
Swastikas, pro-Trump fliers found on UC Berkeley printers
Girl Scouts defend their involvement in Donald Trump's inauguration
American Airlines to sell restricted, 'basic economy' ticket
Suspect in Orlando officer's killing going from hospital to jail
Want the cheapest fare on American Airlines? Leave your luggage at home ​
Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame
Criminals are targeting parents dropping their kids off at day care in suburban smash-and-grabs, police say…
Peter Roskam revives effort to block Boeing's Iran deal via Greg Hinz
Senate budget’s 'work in progress’ includes filling $4.3B hole. Tina Sfondeles reports.
2017 is going to be a great year for movies.
Stores where you'll actually want to go bridesmaid dress shopping
Mild temps ground Fox River Grove ski jumping tournament: Larry Mowry
The "circus-punk marching band" Mucca Pazza, Polar Adventure Day + more things to do in Chicago
Tim Raines, who played with White Sox from 1991-1995, Jeff Bagwell, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Baseball Hall of Fame…
Caitlyn Jenner to attend Donald Trump's inauguration: Report
Rapper Lil Cray, who is facing charges, uses courtroom for video shoot
If DOJreport is to be a living document going forward, we need to study it, build on it, critically engage w/ it
HOT3+ lane could be coming to the Eisenhower Expressway. Sarah Jindra explains
'Hoop Dreams' star Shawn Harrington testifies in shooting trial
Health-Conscious Juice Bar Owen + Alchemy Closes In Logan Square
Bill Ayers: “I may be the only person on the left who wasn’t disappointed with Obama.”
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UPDATE (CTA RED LINE): 95th-Bound trains are opearting with residual delays, due to earlier police activity @ Lawrence.
Community hospitals throughout Cook County are acting as de facto trauma centers for gunshot victims. Kristen Schorsch
How to watch Donald Trump's inauguration live on TV and online Friday
Joan of Arc’s agenda while they’re in town for their big show? Trump protest, vegan Korean food, and the Rainbo Club
Target cuts forecast as holiday pain spreads to discounters