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President Barack Obama arrived at the Gary-Chicago International Airport on Air Force One Wednesday evening. The president is spending the night in Chicago and will spend Thursday at a fundraiser for Governor Quinn and a speech at Northwestern University in Evanston.
Negotiators from the Teachers Union and a Lake County School District are meeting with a federal mediator to head off a strike in the northern suburbs.
Police in Elgin shot a veteran employee of a water treatment plant with a non-lethal weapon this afternoon - and the head of that plant says the employee "was having a bad morning and it got out of control."
One out-of-towner with a love for, uh, toilets decided to document Chicago's more charismatic bathrooms.
A Glen Ellyn grocery story in business since 1862 is closing its doors this weekend after the owner said it was time to sell to developers who plan a residential-retail complex on the site of the state’s oldest family business, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
University of Chicago researchers have found that the odds of death within five years go up when seniors lose their sense of smell, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
"How could you have an airport that is so integral to the national and the international system with no backup capacity that one individual can have this impact?" Emanuel asked Wednesday.
Growing up watching the Bears in the 1970s, the pregame ritual often focused on whether there would actually be a game to watch.
House movers made quick work of hauling a historic coach house down the street Wednesday morning in a neighborhood where Chicago’s movers and shakers lived 100 years ago.
The Chicago Police department has finally acknowledged that it had purchased cell-phone interceptor devices back in 2008, raising serious privacy concerns among activists who question how they are being used.