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Made In Chicago: iFly Indoor Skydiving

Ever wanted to skydive but didn’t have the guts? Now’s your chance at the new iFly in Rosemont and in Naperville. “It’s a vertical wind tunnel so it basically simulates free fall. It’s for the […]

09/01/2014

Marijuana strains are displayed at the 3-D Denver Discrete Dispensary on January 1, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Theo Stroomer/Getty Images)

Illinois To Start Accepting Medical Marijuana Applications From Patients, Businesses

In September and October, the state will take applications from patients whose last names begin with the letters A through L. Then, in November and December, those whose names go from M through Z, can apply.

09/01/2014

Derrick Rose #6 of the USA Basketball Men's National Team drives during a game against the Turkey Basketball Men's National Team during the 2014 FIBA World Cup.  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Down At Half, U.S. Beats Turkey In Basketball Worlds

Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.

08/31/2014

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All 9 Consecutive Yankee Hits Off Of Tigers’ David Price

On Wednesday night, the New York Yankees faced off against against the ever so dominant David Price and collected 9 consecutive hits in the third inning. Every Yankee in the batting order got a hit off of David Price last night at Comerica Park.

08/28/2014

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5 MLB Players That You Didn’t Know Defected From Cuba

In light of the Boston Red Sox signing Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, let’s take a look at other MLB players who defected from Cuba.

08/25/2014

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Chicago A Top Terror Target; Ominous Tweet Connects ISIS Threat In City

Is the same radical group that executed a U.S. journalist this week making threats in Chicago?

08/22/2014

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Medical ID Theft Can Put Health, Finances In Danger

We all worry about keeping our credit cards safe, but we should be just as concerned about protecting our medical insurance information.

08/20/2014

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart and police with one of the released hostages. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Dart: Suspects Traded Hostage For Cigarettes In Harvey Standoff

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says his chief negotiator told him that in 150 such cases, he had never seen one like it.

08/20/2014

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Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West is a Crowd Favorite at Little League World Series

by Wendy Widom CHICAGO (CBS) – Chicago is enjoying a much-welcomed infusion of hometown pride after Jackie Robinson West’s decisive 12-2 win over Lynwood Pacific in the 2014 Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa. Today, fans […]

08/17/2014

A Chicago woman was killed Friday when a semitrailer driven by a Wisconsin man was unable to stop and ran over the car on Interstate 65 about a mile north of the Crown Point exit. | Indiana State Police photo

Chicago Woman Killed When Semi Runs Over Car In NW Indiana

A Chicago woman was killed and three other people were injured when a semi truck ran over a car in northwest Indiana Friday nightl, the Post-Tribune is reporting.

08/16/2014

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South Loop Store Sells Out Of T-Shirts Supporting Jackie Robinson West Little League Team

WBBM’s John Cody reports a steady stream of would-be customers left Dick’s Sporting Goods on Roosevelt after the store sold out of Jackie Robinson West T-shirts. Another 400 are expected on Thursday.

08/13/2014

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State Supreme, Appellate Court Justices To Lecture Law Students On Civility In Courtrooms

Starting Wednesday, justices of both the State Supreme and Appellate Courts will begin visiting law school orientations throughout the area to stress the need for professionalism and civility in the courtroom, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

08/12/2014

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Police Warning Lakeview Residents After Man Attempts To Lure 9-Year-Old Girl

Chicago Police have issued a community alert for the neighborhood around Hamlin Park on the North Side.

08/06/2014

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Woman Says Good Samaritan Saved Her From Attack In West Loop

It was a surprise confrontation in the West Loop and then someone stepped in. A Chicago woman believes that Good Samaritan saved her from an attack last week.

08/05/2014

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5 Recent Weird Moments In Golf

Here are five weird moments that recently happened in golf.

08/05/2014

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3 Dead, 6 Wounded In Monday Shootings

The most recent fatal shooting happened about 9 p.m. in the in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood on the South Side. A 39-year-old man was riding a bicycle about 9 p.m. in the 7600 block of South Hoyne when a red vehicle pulled up next to him and someone exited the vehicle and fired shots.

08/05/2014

A beer truck tipped over on Monday morning, snarling traffic on northbound I-65 near state Route 2. | photo from Indiana State Police

Beer Truck Spills Part Of Load On I-65 After Rollover Accident, Snarling Traffic For Hours

A semi truck loaded with beer rolled on I-65, spilling part of its load and snarling northbound traffic in northwest Indiana Monday morning, the Post-Tribune is reporting.

08/04/2014

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Hungover At Work? Poll Finds People Are Hardly Alone

While sitting at his cubicle, Mason (not his real name), raises his heavy, alcohol soaked head and reaches for the nearest Red Bull and a handful of pain killers.

08/04/2014

Wil Lewis, 28, was shot and killed while standing at a bus stop in Rogers Park. (Family Photo)

Two Suspects In Murder Of Rogers Park Photographer Arrested In Wisconsin

Two North Side teens are in jail in Wisconsin, charged with the murder of a Rogers Park photographer last month.

08/03/2014