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Shipwreck found in San Francisco Bay

Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association have found the wreckage of a steamship that went down in the San Francisco Bay in 1888, killing 16 people. More>>

John Wayne Gacy case helps solve unrelated murder

An ongoing effort to name unidentified victims of serial killer John Wayne Gacy has helped solve another killing he didn't commit. More>>

Ferry toll hits 150 as search gets tougher

 The task of recovering bodies from the submerged South Korean ferry is proceeding more quickly, with the official death toll now reaching 150.
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Skokie man sues after denied concealed carry permit

A 69-year-old Skokie man has filed a federal lawsuit after being denied a concealed carry permit.
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1 dead after van hits Chicago Transit Authority bus

One person is dead after a van hit an empty Chicago Transit Authority bus on the city's South Side early Wednesday morning. More>>

US soldier faces hearing in murder of 2 Iraqi boys

A U.S. soldier accused of murder in the deaths of two unarmed teenage Iraqi boys is due in military court. More>>

UN study: Cellphones can improve literacy

A study by the U.N. education agency says cellphones are getting more and more people to read in countries where books are rare and illiteracy is high. More>>

Pro-Russian gunmen in Ukraine hold American journalist hostage

Pro-Russian insurgents in the eastern part of Ukraine say they are holding an American journalist hostage. More>>

Today is Wrigley Field Day in Illinois

Today is Wrigley Field day in Illinois. Governor Pat Quinn issued the designation for today because the Chicago Cubs' ballpark celebrates its 100th anniversary. More>>

Multi-million dollar addition at East High School approved

The Rockford School Board gives the OK to build a multi-million dollar addition at East High School. More>>

IHSA makes rule change for summer football practice

Football practice is about to change for high schoolers. More>>

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  • Bulls drop game two to Wizards in OT

    Bulls drop game two to Wizards in OT

     Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.More >>
     Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.More >>
  • Cubs have no trouble with Diamondbacks in 9-2 win

    Cubs have no trouble with Diamondbacks in 9-2 win

    Jason Hammel pitched seven strong innings, Mike Olt hit a three-run homer and Nate Schierholtz drove in a pair of early runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.More >>
    Jason Hammel pitched seven strong innings, Mike Olt hit a three-run homer and Nate Schierholtz drove in a pair of early runs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.More >>
  • White Sox fall to Tigers

    White Sox fall to Tigers

    Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer, Justin Verlander pitched seven solid innings and the Detroit Tigers held on for an 8-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.More >>
    Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer, Justin Verlander pitched seven solid innings and the Detroit Tigers held on for an 8-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.More >>
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