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Workers remove a poster-banner for "The Interview" from a billboard in Hollywood. (Michael Thurston/AFP/Getty Images)

Suburban Movie Theater To Show “The Interview” Starting On Christmas Day

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced that the movie, “The Interview” will get a limited release starting on Christmas Day and as WBBM’s Steve Miller reports, at least one Chicago area theatre is showing “The Interview.”

12/23/2014

An automated external defibrillator device that will be installed on a Metra train. (Credit: CBS)

Spin Instructor Saved By Students After Heart Attack

A south suburban spin instructor was recuperating after heart bypass surgery; and two people in his spin class, along with a personal trainer, were credited with helping save his life last week.

12/23/2014

Authorities investigate after a shooting that left at least one person dead and five others hurt at a Calumet City party early Sunday. / photo from Network Video Productions

Shooting At Calumet City House Party Leaves 1 Man Dead, 8 People Wounded

A south suburban man was killed and at least five other people were injured in a shooting at a house party in Calumet City early Sunday.

12/21/2014

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Man Charged With Striking Illinois State Trooper, DUI

Illinois State Police say a trooper had to go to a hospital early Sunday morning after he was struck in the face by a driver stopped for suspicion of DUI.

12/21/2014

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Grocery Store Gives Ailing Woman Early Christmas Gift

(CBS) – A 68-year-old Chicago woman says her neighborhood grocery store helped her out in a big way this past weekend by surprising her—and paying for everything in her shopping cart—and now she says she […]

12/18/2014

A map on the Chicago City Clerk's website lays out all of the residential parking zones in the city -- more than 1,400 of them. (Credit: Chicago City Clerk)

Clerk’s Website Helping City Drivers Navigate Residential Parking Zones

If you’ve ever been confused by Chicago’s residential parking system, or gotten a ticket when you parked on a zoned street, City Clerk Susana Mendoza hopes you’ll appreciate a new addition to her website.

12/18/2014

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Aunt Of Two Suspects In Teen’s Murder: “They Were Not Raised Like This”

The great aunt of two of the suspects charged with killing an honor roll student during a mugging last week said her nephews were good boys growing up, and she hopes, whatever happens with the case, her nephews can be shown mercy.

12/18/2014

Patrick Crawford. (Credit Facebook)

Meteorologist, NIU Grad Shot In Parking Lot Near Waco TV Station

A TV meteorologist – educated at NIU – has been shot and wounded in the station’s parking lot near Waco, Texas.

12/17/2014

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Man Recuperating After Being Rescued By Coast Guard From Uninhabited Island In Bahamas

A 39-year-old man with ties to Illinois is recuperating at a Key West, Florida, hospital – after being rescued last night from a small island in the Bahamas.

12/16/2014

Bears chairman George McCaskey. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bears Owner George McCaskey Shoved At Game By Saints Fan

Bears owner George McCaskey was involved in a minor altercation with a New Orleans Saints fan during Monday’s night’s game at Soldier Field.

12/16/2014

A male bottlenose dolphin calf was born to first-time mom Allison at Brookfield Zoo on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014. | Brookfield Zoo

Brookfield Zoo Celebrating Birth Of Bottlenose Dolphin Calf

Zoo officials are “cautiously optimistic” as things have gone swimmingly for a new dolphin calf born Friday afternoon at Brookfield Zoo.

12/14/2014

One woman was found dead inside a Chatham apartment building after a fire. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Woman Found Dead After South Side Apartment Fire

One person was found dead in an extra-alarm fire early Sunday in the Chatham neighborhood on the South Side, fire officials said.

12/14/2014

This screen grab appears to show a young man harassing an older rider on a CTA train. (Facebook)

Facebook Video Shows Teens Slapping, Taunting Older Man On CTA Train

A video posted on Facebook is generating hundreds of responses, and it shows at least two young men on a CTA Blue Line train, slapping an older man and taunting him.

12/11/2014

Jimmie Smith (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Sheriff: Cook County Jail Inmate Attacked Public Defender During Visit

Eleven years ago, the same public defender was attacked by another inmate inside a courtroom, when he was knocked to the floor, and hit his head.

12/11/2014

Jimmie Smith. (Credit: Cook County Sheriff)

Public Defender Attacked While Visiting Client At Cook County Jail

A Cook County public defender was injured Wednesday afternoon after being struck by an inmate at the Cook County Jail, according to according to Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart’s office.

12/10/2014

Flames went through the roof of the Chicago Firehouse Restaurant in the South Loop on Wednesday, as firefighters tried to extinguish an extra-alarm blaze. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

Extra-Alarm Blaze At Chicago Firehouse Restaurant

The Fire Department said the fire was “through the roof” at the Chicago Firehouse Restaurant, at 1401 S. Michigan Av. The building is literally a former Chicago firehouse, which was converted into a restaurant in 1999.

12/10/2014

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Illinois Sees Spike In Flu Cases Over Past Few Weeks

Throughout the state of Illinois, flu cases have taken a big jump in the past few weeks.

12/09/2014

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U Of C Prof Wants Chicago Police To Release Squad Car Video Of Fatal Shooting By Officers

A University of Chicago law professor is calling for the release of Chicago Police squad car video of a fatal shooting by officers two months ago.

12/08/2014

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11 Hospitalized After CO Leak At Food Processor On Near West Side

Eleven people were hospitalized Monday morning after being sickened by carbon monoxide at a Near West Side food business.

12/08/2014

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Got A Thanksgiving Pie Emergency? Call Sara Lee

You’ve probably heard of the Butterball Hotline, but for two years now, Chicago-based Sara Lee has staffed a Pie Hotline.

11/26/2014

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