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First CPS Team to Qualify For Robotics National Competition

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 22:34


A group of four high school girls recently became the first Chicago Public School students to ever make the national robotics competition, according to physics and engineering instructor Manny Aldana.

Benevolent Bitcoin Stranger Donates Millions to Charity

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 21:13


Plenty of people have serious doubts about Bitcoins--but Tuesday night a Chicago family became believers in the digital currency because of a head-spinning windfall that will help kids.

Watch The Illinois Democratic Gubernatorial Forum

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 20:23


All six candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for Illinois governor squared off Tuesday night in the first televised forum of the campaign.

Photos: Democratic Candidates for Governor Face Off

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 18:11




Photo Credit: NBC 5-Telemundo Chicago

Chicago-Area Nurse, Doctor Among 7 Killed in Philippines Van

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 16:06


A Chicago-area nurse and doctor volunteering abroad were among seven people killed in a crash in the Philippines over the weekend.

Democratic Gov. Candidates Face Off in First Televised Forum

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 15:34


All six candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for Illinois governor are set to square off Tuesday night in the first televised forum of the campaign.

Photo Credit: Phil Rogers

Duckworth Pregnant, Will Be First to Give Birth in Office

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 14:47


Sen. Tammy Duckworth announced Tuesday that she is expecting her second child, and will be the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office.

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Follow Along as Democratic Candidates for Gov. Square Off

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 14:41


The first televised 2018 Illinois Democratic Gubernatorial Forum has arrived and there will plenty of action on TV and social media throughout the event.
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Minn. Hockey Player Dies After Incident at O'Hare Airport

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 11:36


A former college star and American Hockey League player died this week in an incident at O’Hare International Airport.

Win Tickets to First Bites Bash 2018

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:37


Chicago Restaurant Week officially kicks off at First Bites Bash with a feast of delicious flavors at Navy Pier.

Lovie Smith Sporting New Look at U of I

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:16


It's the offseason for University of Illinois head coach Lovie Smith, and he's taking advantage of it by trying out a new look.

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Chicago Suburb Named Best Place to Live in Illinois: Report

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 09:34


A northwest Chicago suburb has been named the best place to live in Illinois, according to Money Magazine.

Photo Credit: Village of Schaumburg

Forecast: Winter Returns

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 08:33


Andy Avalos has the latest forecast update for the Chicago area. 

Rundown: Fatal Fire, School Closed for Flu, Goodwill Find

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 07:45


The top headlines you need to know as you start your day on Jan. 23 2018.

StormChaser 5: Snow Makes for Messy Morning Commute

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 06:49


A look at wet conditions on Chicago area roadways from Storm Chaser 5. 

Man Critically Wounded in Evanston Fire

Tue, 01/23/2018 - 05:47


A fire in a three-story Evanston building left a man in critical condition Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Photo Credit: Lisa Chavarria

Firefighters Help Deliver Baby in Hawthorn Woods

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 22:05


Nine Firefighters aided in an unexpected delivery after paramedics received an unexpected call for a woman in labor on Saturday.

Suburban McDonald's Celebrates WWII Vet's 100th Birthday

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 21:44


A suburban McDonald's surprises one of its longtime customers with a 100th birthday party. Bob McCarthy eats breakfast at the Hinsdale McDonald's on York Road every day. And Monday was no different, except...

Legionella 'Possibly' Found in Illinois Capitol Complex

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 21:20


Legionella bacteria was possibly found in the Capitol Complex hot water system, an official from the Illinois Secretary of State’s office said Monday.

Girl, 13, Shot on South Side

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 20:12


A 13-year-old girl was shot in the thigh Monday night on Chicago’s South Side.

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