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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

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 4: Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner declares victory during his election night gathering while incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is yet to concede on November 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Rauner leads by over 170,000 votes with 98 percent reporting. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Gov. Bruce Rauner: Illinois Can’t Bail Out Chicago

The Republican governor delivered a rare speech to the Chicago City Council on Wednesday. He said the city’s agenda for fixing its fiscal issues cannot be separate from the state’s own reform efforts. He says it will require shared sacrifice and asked council members to work with him.

05/06/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the nation about normalizing diplomatic relations the Cuba in the Cabinet Room of the White House on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama announced plans to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, over 50 years after they were severed in January 1961. In a prisoner exchange, U.S. contractor Alan Gross was freed after being held in Cuba since 2009 and sent to Cuba three Cuban spies who had imprisoned in the U.S. since 2001.  (Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

Report: Obama Picks Chicago For Presidential Library

University of Hawaii and Columbia University were also considered

04/30/2015

Photo Credit: Randy Yagi

Best Waterfront Destinations In The US

Most every popular destination in America shares something in common — a waterfront setting.

04/22/2015

St. Louis Blues goaltender Jake Allen steers the puck wide of the goal in the third period against the Calgary Flames at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on April 2, 2015. St. Louis won the game 4-1. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Top 5 Things to Watch During Tonight’s Blues Game

KMOX Sports reporter Alex Ferrario lists what to keep your eye on during tonight’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks.

04/09/2015

File photo of a Golden Retriever. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Recent Influenza Outbreak Seen in Dogs

An outbreak of canine influenza in Chicago has already killed 1,000 dogs, and city officials are calling it an epidemic.

04/06/2015

Courtesy: CBS

Cardinals to Open in Unfinished Wrigley

Bleachers aren’t done, but Jumbotron is up.

04/03/2015

(File photo. Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images.)

Chicago Police: Woman Cut Child’s Throat with Power Saw

A police official confirmed media reports that a 52-year-old relative used a circular saw to cut the baby’s throat, apparently because she wouldn’t stop crying.

03/10/2015

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Plane Blows Tires on Lambert Runway

United tries to find other flights for Chicago-bound passengers.

03/05/2015

Photo Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Guide To America’s Best St. Patrick Day Parades

Pack up your bags and head out to some of the best cities in the country that will be hosting St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, including some of the best parades in the country.

03/03/2015

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