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Chicago freezer death was a 'sad' accident, police says

Authorities have closed the investigation into the death of a young Chicago woman whose body was found in a hotel's walk-in freezer, saying it was accidental and there was no reason to suspect foul play. Police in Rosemont, a suburb northwest of Chicago, had been investigating the death of 19-year-o

MSN.COM - 2017-10-21 06:46:23

Man grazed by bullet in Oakland

A man was grazed by a bullet Friday night in the South Side Oakland neighborhood. Abut 9:45 p.m., the 34-year-old was on the sidewalk in the 600 block of East 37th Street when someone in a dark-colored sedan fired shots, grazing his chin, according to Chicago Police. He was taken to Mercy Hospital,

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-10-21 05:10:00

Re-envisioned 'Dracula' a hysteria of blood-letting

As someone who has driven through the Carpathian Mountains of Transylvania during a massive thunderstorm I can attest to the fact that this particular part of Romania can be a scary place, although not quite in the way imagined by the Irish writer Bram Stoker, whose 1897 gothic horror novel, "Dracul

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-10-21 04:54:00

Suspect Charged In Robbery Of Elderly Man At CTA Station

(CBS) - A 25-year-old suspect has been charged in connection with a CTA station robbery that left an 81-year-old man seriously injured early this week. Victoria Dollarson (Chicago Police Department) Chicago police circulated surveillance images that showed the Monday evening incident at the Brown Li

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-10-21 04:53:00

Argentina's 'A Sort of Family' wins top award at Chicago film festival

The 53rd Chicago International Film Festival awarded its top honor, a Gold Hugo, to "A Sort of Family." The International Competition jury picked this Argentinian drama over 15 other titles. Director Diego Lerman won a Silver Hugo at 2014's festival for his "Refugiado." Both films observe mother and

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-10-21 03:40:00

Willowbrook Gas Leak: The Latest

4 Chicago Cops Violated Multiple Directives in 2016 Fatal Shooting--Except The Shooting: Records

Four Chicago police officers violated several police directives during a chaotic car chase, crash and fatal shooting of a teenage car theft suspect on the South Side in July of 2016, according to documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. But the actual shooting of the unarmed

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-10-21 02:49:44

Mark Wahlberg joins Cardinal Cupich at event promoting church

Mark Wahlberg is famous for his movies, music and commercials, but in Chicago tonight he teamed up with Cardinal Blase Cupich on a mission to attract more young people to the Catholic Church. They're unexpected partners: A one-time gang member turned Oscar-nominated actor and Chicago's Cardinal Cupi

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2017-10-21 02:38:31

2 shot in West Englewood

A shooting Friday night wounded two people in the West Englewood neighborhood on the South Side. A 23-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman were shot at 9:32 p.m. as they stood on the porch of a home in the 6200 block of South Marshfield, Chicago Police said. The man was shot in the head and the woma

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-10-21 02:37:00

72-year-old man missing from Back of the Yards

A 72-year-old man last seen in early October is missing from the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood. James Felder was last seen about 9 a.m. Oct. 2 at his apartment in the 300 block of South Throop Street, according a missing person alert from Chicago Police. Felder was described as a 150-pou

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-10-21 02:04:00

City Trims 5 Hazardous Trees After NBC 5 Investigates Report

There are five fewer potentially hazardous trees standing in the city of Chicago two days after NBC 5 Investigates reported a backlog of open service requests for tree trims in the city. On Friday, Bureau of Forestry workers and a ComEd crew removed the five trees from city parkway near the 4500 blo

NBC CHICAGO - 2017-10-21 01:06:27

Suit: Employee at Children's Land daycare abused, neglected kids

A lawsuit filed Thursday alleges a Northwest Side daycare and preschool that is under investigation by the Department of Children and Family Services abused and neglected children in its care. The suit, filed Thursday in Cook County Circuit Court by the mother of one of the children, claims an emplo

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-10-21 00:44:00

Mark Wahlberg brings good vibrations to Chicago for Catholic youth

Actor Mark Wahlberg joins Cardinal Blase J. Cupich for a press conference to discuss the Archdiocese's (re)ENCOUNTER event, a young adult faith night, and the importance of engaging young adults in their faith on Friday. | Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times Mark Wahlberg: rapper, actor, underwear model, produc

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-10-21 00:41:00

Watch: Pedro Strop Takes Anthony Rizzo Deep

(CBS) The Cubs' season came to an end with an 11-1 loss to the Dodgers on Thursday night. Their fun-loving attitude sure didn't. On Friday at Wrigley Field, reliever Pedro Strop stepped into the batter's box to take cuts off first baseman Anthony Rizzo as the two switched roles.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-10-21 00:12:00

Family Marks 3 Years Since Laquan McDonald Fatally Shot By Police

PAWS Pet Of The Week: Munchkin

Little Diners Crew Explores World Through Food

Cubs Fans Close The Books On 2017

U Of I, U Of C, Northwestern Plan $1.2 Billion Research Hub In South Loop

U Of I, U Of C, Northwestern Plan $1.2 Billion Research Hub In South Loop

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Florida Braces For Protests At White Nationalist Richard Spencer's Speech

West Loop Attack Suspects Caught On Video

Kenwood Student Bakes Empanadas To Raise Money For Puerto Rico

Downers Grove North Marching Band Gets Royal Honor

Crash Tests Show Improved Safety In Midsize Cars

Teachers OK Strike In Plainfield District 202

2 Investigators: Mover Accused Of Gouging Customers

Gutierrez Makes Second Relief Trip To Puerto Rico

Emanuel To Present 2018 Budget Plan

2 Investigators: Searching For Chicago's Missing Kids