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  • Rauner prepares for inauguration

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The first Republican governor in 12 years is preparing to take the oath of office. Governor-elect Bruce Rauner is in Springfield taking in some pre-inauguration festivities, but before leaving Chicago, he and his wife spent time serving meals to needy families in Uptown.

  • Local show of support for France following attacks

    CHICAGO — Chicagoans showed support for those who lost their lives in the terrorist attack in France with a series of events, including rallies at Daley Plaza and Skokie. 17 people were killed in a series of attacks in France last week.  Three suspects were killed.  One alleged co-conspirator is still on the loose and is believed to be trying to go to Syria. The Jewish United Fund/ Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago has opened an emergency “French Terror and […]

  • Wendell Phillips Academy loses state championship

    Wendell Phillips Academy fell short of its goal to become the first public league team to win the state championship. The team faced Rochester for the 4A title in Champaign.  Rochester beat Phillips 49-28. Despite the loss, the school’s principal says the team will be honored at a rally next week. RELATED: Wendell Phillips’ quest for state champs

  • Suburban teacher on the run; accused of sexually assaulting student

    A Lake County teacher is apparently on the run and has fled the country after being accused of sexually assaulting a former student. Michael Vucic has taught at Gavin Middle School in Ingleside for the last 18 years. The Lake County Sheriff’s office says a former student came forward Monday, telling her grandparents that Vucic sexually assaulted her multiple times in 2012, when she was under the age of 13. Vucic is charged with several counts of sexual assault. An […]

  • Rain on and off this holiday weekend but a warm up ahead

    For more information visit http://www.ChicagoWeatherCenter.com

  • Closer Look at Kirk Dillard

    He unsuccessfulran for governor four years ago. Now, Kirk Dillard is hoping this time he will succeed.

  • Girl, 3, dies in apartment fire on North Side

    Chicago firefighters will be handing out free smoke detectors this morning, after a little girl was killed in an apartment fire. It happened in this building on the 1700 block of Juneway Terrace. Three-year-old LeAndrea White set fire to a mattress in her family’s apartment. She was alone in the bedroom at the time. Her mother says she couldn’t find her in there as she tried to put out the fire. But firefighters found her body on the bedroom floor, […]

  • Suburban Winter Wonderland

    A north suburban community teams up to create a winter wonderland.

  • Weather Cripples Flights

    Snow and frigid temperatures force Southwest Airlines to cancel dozens of flights at midway.

  • Will County Workers Threaten Strike

    More than a thousand Will County workers could walk off the job if a contract deal isn’t reached.


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