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The city of Chicago is located in the state of Illinois where it is the largest city with its almost three million inhabitants. Its metropolitan area is one of the largest urban settlements in the globe as it home to well over nine million residents. The city of Chicago is the county seat of Cook County, one of the most prosperous in the nation.

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9 dead in shooting at Charleston church

Jun 18, 2015 01:55 AM EDT

Police have confirmed a mass shooting at a church in South Carolina left nine dead Wednesday evening.

Kyle Schwarber in starting debut and Cubs have blast in crushing Indians

Jun 17, 2015 11:39 PM EDT

The Cubs and their fans can have a good laugh over the FBI's investigation of their archrivals for allegedly hacking into the Astros' database.

Crazy night in Cleveland for Cubs' kids

Jun 17, 2015 11:27 PM EDT


Naperville crews make 3rd water rescue in 2 days

Jun 17, 2015 10:30 PM EDT

Fire crews in Naperville made their third water rescue in two days Wednesday evening when they pulled a 58-year-old man from a tree in the DuPage River after he failed to reach land in his inflatable canoe, authorities said.

Mumford & Sons visit concert site to apologize for rescheduling

Jun 17, 2015 10:20 PM EDT

Savannah Highhouse and Sydney Haskin drove to Chicago from Kalamazoo, Mich., early in the morning, shopped for new clothes and got a hotel room to get glam for Wednesday night's Mumford & Sons show near Montrose Beach.

Man dies hours after Tuesday shooting on South Side

Jun 17, 2015 10:08 PM EDT

A man shot early Tuesday died later the same

Brian Williams will leave 'NBC Nightly News' and join MSNBC

Jun 17, 2015 10:07 PM EDT

Brian Williams, the popular NBC News anchor who became embroiled in controversy over false statements he made about his reporting, will no longer be the anchor of the network's evening newscast and will be assigned to handling breaking news on cable network MSNBC, people familiar with the plan...

Convicted killer gets 20 more years for murder-for-hire plot

Jun 17, 2015 09:28 PM EDT

A man already serving a 26-year sentence in a 2010 murder pled guilty and was sentenced to 20 years more in prison Wednesday in a murder-for-hire plot against a witness in the 2010 case, authorities said.

Woman's face will be added to $10 bill in 2020, Treasury says

Jun 17, 2015 09:23 PM EDT

The $10 bill is headed for a feminine face lift.

Highland Park deaths after car left running highlight keyless ignition risk

Jun 17, 2015 09:18 PM EDT

A Highland Park couple found dead in their home are believed to have been poisoned by carbon monoxide from a car with keyless ignition that was mistakenly left running in the garage, authorities said Wednesday.

2 shot on West, South sides

Jun 17, 2015 08:56 PM EDT

Two men were wounded in shootings on the West and South sides Wednesday afternoon.

Fans scramble for Blackhawks celebration tickets

Jun 17, 2015 08:37 PM EDT

Throngs of jubilant Blackhawks fans will descend upon the Loop and the lakefront Thursday for a parade and rally celebrating Chicago's Stanley Cup champions.

Emanuel launches 2nd term agenda with airport changes, borrowing

Jun 17, 2015 07:38 PM EDT

Mayor Rahm Emanuel sought to jump-start his second-term agenda Wednesday, pitching a plan to allow drivers to reserve airport parking spaces for an extra $10 a day, hitting up off-site airport parking companies for 10 percent of their take and winning approval of a plan to borrow $1.1 billion to...

Story of sex with nurse prompts censorship claims at Northwestern

Jun 17, 2015 07:31 PM EDT

Northwestern University leaders are defending themselves for the second time this year against claims that they undermined academic freedom after faculty in the Feinberg School of Medicine complained that a risque article was removed for months from a website for the bioethics journal Atrium.

Why Rachel Dolezal deserves a break

Jun 17, 2015 07:30 PM EDT

In the 1979 movie "The Jerk,"

NTSB expected to investigate close call at Midway

Jun 17, 2015 07:30 PM EDT

Confusion over similar-sounding flight numbers is under investigation as the cause of a close call between two airliners taking off on intersecting runways at Midway Airport, an aviation source said Wednesday.

AT&T hit with $100M fine for its 'unlimited' data plans

Jun 17, 2015 07:18 PM EDT


Cardinals attorney says top executives not involved in alleged hacking

Jun 17, 2015 06:37 PM EDT

High-level executives of the St. Louis Cardinals were not involved in the hacking of the Houston Astros' player personnel database, an attorney hired by the team said Wednesday, citing an internal review.

Cook County Jail guard convicted in unprovoked attack on inmate

Jun 17, 2015 06:34 PM EDT

A judge on Wednesday convicted a veteran Cook County Jail correctional officer in an unprovoked attack on a detainee that was captured on a security camera.

Medical examiner seeks family of man who died in Chicago River

Jun 17, 2015 05:54 PM EDT

The Cook County medical examiner's office is appealing for the public's help finding the family of a 43-year-Harvey man who died after jumping into the