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Lolla revelers brace for storms, hope history won't repeat itself Video included

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People had to pull out their umbrellas Friday afternoon and don their ponchos after a rain storm rolled through downtown getting people wet and kindling a few reminders of the big storm two years ago. More>>

Social networking meets exercising

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It's the latest way for people to work out without ever stepping foot in a gym. More>>

McCarthy questioned by Aldermen over crime statistics

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Chicago's top cop went to the City Council chamber Friday to defend both the way he fights crime and the way he counts it. More>>

New NFL technology keeps tabs on player performance

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Technology to track NFL players' position, speed and distance in a game was developed in Chicago. More>>

Man found dead in attic after Cicero fire

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A man was found dead after what officials call an accidental fire early Friday morning in west suburban Cicero. More>>

Driver cited after three hurt when Mack truck rolls over on Dan Ryan

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A Tennessee woman has been cited in relation to a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway Friday afternoon that injured three people and caused a cement truck to roll over. More>>

Reward offered in fatal Roseland shooting

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Cook County Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the fatal shooting of a man in his Roseland home last winter. More>>

Father, sons among four charged with heroin trafficking

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Four men, including a father and his two sons, were charged with trafficking heroin after police found about $700,000 worth of narcotics in their west suburban home, prosecutors said. More>>

First trial expected to begin Monday in Joliet double murder

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A Will County judge will review documents requested by the attorney for one of four people charged with a double murder last year in Joliet, but the attorney said he expects her trial to start Monday as scheduled. More>>

Quinn signs law expanding ban on cyberbullying

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Gov. Pat Quinn has extended the state's ban on student cyberbullying to include actions outside of school. More>>

Illinois governor hopeful pledges $1M of fortune

Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner has pledged $1 million of his personal fortune to a credit union on Chicago's South Side for loans to small African-American businesses. More>>

Red panda to make public debut soon at Decatur zoo

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The Scovill Zoo in Decatur says visitors will be able to see a new red panda as soon as next month. More>>

Hail, heavy downpours possible Friday afternoon

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Hail, lightning and brief heavy downpours are all possible as part of a storm system heading toward downtown Chicago and the Lollapalooza music festival Friday afternoon. More>>

Homewood man gets life for fatally stabbing 3-year-old son

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A south suburban man has been sentenced to life plus 25 years in prison for the murder of his 3-year-old son and sexually assaulting the child’s mother during what prosecutors called a “grisly” attack on the West Side in 2011. More>>

Police: Man attempted to abduct teenage girl in Oak Park

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A Glen Ellyn man has been charged with trying to abduct a 15-year-old girl in Oak Park on Monday, Pioneer Press reports. More>>

Novelty Golf and Games: A nostalgic Mecca of retro fun Video included

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Nostalgia is a powerful thing. It’s often hard to realize how good the good ol’ days are until they’re already gone. More>>

CEO remains hospitalized after workplace shooting Video included

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The CEO of a Loop company is still fighting for his life after a disgruntled employee shot him after being demoted.
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Man charged with stalking ex-wife — a police sergeant

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A Far South Side man was ordered held in lieu of $300,000 bail Thursday for allegedly stalking his ex-wife, a Chicago Police sergeant. More>>

Natalie's Deals of the Day: July 28- August 1

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Each week, Good Day Chicago anchor Natalie Bomke searches for the best deals available for you and your family.
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1 dead, 6 wounded in Thursday shootings across city

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One man was killed and another six other people were wounded in shootings across the city Thursday, including an attempted murder-suicide in the Loop. More>>

Wisconsin officials: Drugs worth $57,000 seized

Wisconsin officials have arrested five people they say were in possession of cocaine and heroin valued at $57,000. More>>

Police activity reported near Dan Ryan

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Police shut down an area near 73rd Street and Vincennes early Friday morning.
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  • The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: Detroit's a tale of two cities

    The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: Detroit's a tale of two cities

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 5:21 PM EDT2014-07-29 21:21:59 GMT
    You've seen the protests; angry residents demanding that the Detroit water shutoffs come to an end. They say clean water is a human right whether you can pay the bill or not. This edition of The Americans with Charlie LeDuff is a tale of two cities: One where the poor see their taps go dry and the other where the rules may not apply to the super rich.
    You've seen the protests; angry residents demanding that the Detroit water shutoffs come to an end. They say clean water is a human right whether you can pay the bill or not. This edition of The Americans with Charlie LeDuff is a tale of two cities: One where the poor see their taps go dry and the other where the rules may not apply to the super rich.
  • Kid Rock, Charlie LeDuff and the Americans 4th of July Special

    Kid Rock, Charlie LeDuff and the Americans 4th of July Special

    Friday, July 4 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-07-04 14:12:54 GMT
    Charlie LeDuff spends some time at Kid Rock's house on the Detroit River. The two talk about America, have a few beers and Charlie takes us through some of the stories he and his crew put together while on the road for the Americans with Charlie LeDuff. Happy 4th of July everybody, enjoy the show.
    Charlie LeDuff spends some time at Kid Rock's house on the Detroit River. The two talk about America, have a few beers and Charlie takes us through some of the stories he and his crew put together while on the road for the Americans with Charlie LeDuff. Happy 4th of July everybody, enjoy the show.
  • The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: Immigration across the Rio Grande

    The Americans with Charlie LeDuff: Immigration across the Rio Grande

    Wednesday, July 2 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-07-02 13:13:28 GMT
    An onslaught of immigrants at the southern border. Washington's fighting over it and American taxpayers are paying for it. The families and tens of thousands of kids are left in limbo. What do you do with them?
    An onslaught of immigrants at the southern border. Washington's fighting over it and American taxpayers are paying for it. The families and tens of thousands of kids are left in limbo. What do you do with them?

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