People attending Pitchfork Music Festival on July 18th, 2014. (Photo Credit: Mason Johnson)

Best Music Festivals Near Chicago

From big-name music festivals held in Chicago, to festivals just a short car ride away, you won’t long for more options when it comes to live musical performances this summer.


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Man Critically Wounded In Pilsen Shooting

The 19-year-old was standing in an alley near the 2100 block of South Ashland Avenue when a shooter approached on foot and opened fire about 7:30 p.m.


Click here to read the entire story...  Firefighters work to extinguish a massive blaze at a vacant warehouse on January 23, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. More than 200 firefighters battled a five-alarm fire as temperatures were in the single digits. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Warehouse Fire On South Side Burning Again

A fire warehouse on the South Side has broken out again, one day after the blaze sent about a third of the city’s fire department to battle the blaze.


Click here to read the entire story...   Fire crews were still pouring water on a warehouse after a massive blaze overnight. (Credit: Susanna Song/CBS)

Firefighters Remain On Scene Of Massive Warehouse Fire

The ice-encrusted remains of a massive abandoned warehouse, the site of the biggest blaze in Chicago in about seven years, was still smoldering on Wednesday


Strawberrya Baker.  (Photo courtesy of Chicago Police Department)

15-Year-Old Englewood Girl Missing Since Sunday

Chicago Police are looking for a 15-year-old who has not been seen since she left her South Side Englewood neighborhood home on Sunday.


Illinois State Capitol

Family Fights For Bill To Protect Child Visitation Rights

Supporters of a measure to increase penalties on child visitation violators say their measure will better enforce parents’ rights, but opponents say it’s not so cut and dry.

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Man Stabbed At Green Dolphin Night Club

A man was stabbed during a fight early Sunday at a popular North Side night club.