Salvation Army Requests Toy DonationsThe Salvation Army hopes you'll help make the holidays brighter for a needy child, who otherwise won't find a gift under the tree.
Durbin, Schakowsky 'Horrified' By Recent Trip To Bangladesh, BurmaSen. Durbin and Rep. Schakowsky traveled to Southeast Asia to see the oppression facing the Rohingya communities.
CFD Makes Annual Donation To Widow's FundChicago firefighters and paramedics are coming to the aid of the widows and children of their deceased comrades this holiday season.
Federal Highway Administration Coordinating Reports To Green Light Obama Presidential CenterOne federal agency has the job of coordinating all of the reports and studies necessary for the planned Obama Presidential Center in Jackson Park.
Holiday Gifts, Hidden Gems Could Be Found At Illinois' Unclaimed Property AuctionStarting Monday, the Illinois Treasurer is giving people the chance to bid on some unique unclaimed property.
Candidates Line Up To File Petitions For Cook County OfficeCandidates running for office in Cook County are required to file nominating petitions beginning Monday.
Mom Who Killed Disabled Daughter Commits SuicideLiltz had cancer and claimed she feared for her daughter's future as her own health declined.
New Law Eases Rules On Daily P.E. ClassesIllinois was the first state in the nation to mandate daily P.E. But in August a new law eased that mandate, making it easier for schools to cut P.E.
Two Horses Dead After Throwing Riders, Running Into TrafficOne of the horses was killed by a vehicle. A Hickory Hills police officer put down the other horse, authorities say.
It's "Track Friday" For TravelersAmtrak's trying its hand at Black Friday discounts to get more people to travel by train. 
Man Killed When Semi Hits Stopped Car On Indiana Toll RoadA man was killed in a crash late Thursday on the Indiana Toll Road in northwest Indiana.
Patrols Enhanced For Holiday Weekend To Avoid Traffic FatalitiesIn an effort to limit the number of traffic deaths in Illinois this holiday weekend, police are out in force.

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