Cubs-Cardinals Bet Doesn't Pay Off For Downstate Court ClerkEarly in the season, Moultrie County Circuit Court Clerk Cindy Braden bet DuPage County Circuit Court Clerk Chris Kachiroubas the Cardinals would beat the Cubs for the National League Central title.
New Whole Foods, Starbucks Stores Opening In EnglewoodAiming to boost the economy and improve the quality of food available in Englewood, Whole Foods was opening its new store on the South Side on Wednesday.
Suburban Farm Hosting Annual Pumpkin Weigh-OffFall officially began Thursday, but one sign of fall is Saturday at Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm in Lockport, the annual gigantic pumpkin weigh-off.
"Baby Hope" Laid To Rest In Wheaton; Authorities Still Seek ParentsDuPage County officials say they are not giving up trying to find the parents of an infant found dead along a Wheaton road last month.
Rahm Runs With CPD Recruits, Calls On City To 'Strap On Your Shoes' To Fight CrimeHours after outlining his blueprint for reducing gun violence in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel went for a pre-dawn run with a group of police recruits, and reiterated his plan to get more cops on the streets, and provide mentors to youths in high-crime communities.
State Sen. Napoleon Harris Fights Off Muggers, Helps Catch Murder SuspectsA south suburban state lawmaker appears to have played a role in the capture of three murder suspects from Georgia after being the victim of a mugging earlier this month.
Army Veterans "Stoked" To Get Service Dogs To Help Cope With PTSDTwo veterans struggling to deal with life after the military have received some help in the form of service dogs.
Boy, 12, Arrested In String Of Robberies On North SideA North Side man is talking about his experience being the victim of a 12-year-old who has been arrested and charged in a string of hold-ups in the past week.
Conservationists Trying To Help Turtles Thrive In Forest PreserveRadio transmitters with long antennae were attached to a dozen turtles on Friday and the turtles were then released into a south suburban forest preserve where it’s hoped they’ll produce more turtles.
Chicago State University President Resigns, Gets $600,000 SeveranceAfter less than nine months on the job, Chicago State University president Thomas Calhoun Jr. has resigned, and will receive $600,000 as part of a separation agreement approved by the board of trustees on Friday.
Officials Investigate String Of Arsons, Including Deadly Garage FireOne person was found dead and several others were left homeless after a string of West Side fires that authorities said were deliberately set.
Wrigley Field Buzzing With The Chicago Cubs' Clinch PossibilityWrigley Field will be a buzz Thursday night, as the Chicago Cubs have the chance to clinch their division championship with a win.

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