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Police: Hunt Won’t Stop For Suspects in Officer’s Death

At least 100 investigators were on the ground Wednesday.

16 hours ago

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West Nile Virus Kills Elderly Man From Chicago South Suburb

The Cook County Department of Public Health says a man in his early 90s from the south Chicago suburbs has died after contracting West Nile virus.

08/31/2015

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A 48 Hour Guide To Chicago

A practical travel guide for the best lodging, dining, transportation and attractions in Chicago, especially for travelers who have just 48 hours to visit America’s third largest city.

08/21/2015

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A History Lover’s Travel Guide To Chicago

The Chicago Water Tower, Grant Park and Wrigley Field are among the must see attractions in Chicago for history lovers.

07/03/2015

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Illinois High-Speed Rail Work to Disrupt Some Amtrak Routes

Illinois transportation officials say that work to increase rail speeds to 110 mph will mean service changes for some Amtrak trains between Chicago and St. Louis.

06/12/2015

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Crime On The Rise, Again, In St. Louis

Murder, robbery, burglary, car thefts and assaults all went up double digits last month, as the city’s year-to-date crime report for May shows a total crime increase of 15.5 percent.

06/08/2015

The Amtrak Texas Eagles crashed near Wilmington, Illinois on June 5, 2015 (CBS Radio Chicago)

Amtrak’s Texas Eagle Crashes in Northern Illinois

Train was on way from St. Louis to Chicago. No serious injuries reported.

06/05/2015

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NFL Owners to Discuss L.A. Plans in Chicago

Special meeting set for August 11 to finalize plans for October owners meeting

06/04/2015

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Casino Group to Buy Fairmount Park Pending Approval of Slots

Casino Queen owners plan to purchase Fairmount Park, if Illinois lawmakers pass a gambling expansion at horse racing venues in the state.

05/26/2015

Riders slow their horses after racing 5 furlongs on a sloppy track during the first race of the year at Fairmount Park in Collinsville, Illinois, on March 15, 2011. (Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Gambling Experts Set to Testify on Potential Chicago Casino

Proposals to expand Illinois gambling have recently resurfaced as legislators prepare to adjourn at the end of the month.

05/11/2015

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