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Man Attacks Cook County Judge in Courtroom: Officials

Man Attacks Cook County Judge in Courtroom: Officials

A man who appeared in Cook County Court Thursday morning on aggravated battery charges attacked the judge after his hearing, sending him to the hospital, Cook County Sheriff’s authorities said. The sheriff’s office said Michael Ganter was being escorted by two sheriffs to a holding cell just before noon when he broke free near the side of the judge’s bench.

Survey Ranks Best Outlet Stores to Shop

Survey Ranks Best Outlet Stores to Shop

Bargain hunters know how to search for the best possible price on the items they want, and with so many outlets stores in the Chicago area boasting big deals it might seem like a treasure map for savvy shoppers. But a new report shows some outlet mall stores aren’t exactly offering up outlet store prices.

Chicago Named Among Top Cities for Trick-or-Treating

Chicago Named Among Top Cities for Trick-or-Treating

This is no trick. Chicago is one of the best cities for scoring Halloween treats this year, according to a new report.

South Suburban Airport Project Gaining Steam in Illinois

South Suburban Airport Project Gaining Steam in Illinois

NBC 5 Investigates has learned the total amount spent on the South Suburban Airport project. Chris Coffey reports.

An "Oasis From Crime"

An "Oasis From Crime"

unable to retrieve full-text content The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center is located in the West Pullman community. This center is Making A Difference by providing teens, families and the elderly a safe zone from the gangs and violence that surround the community center.

K-9 Heroes Helped Find Girl’s Killer

K-9 Heroes Helped Find Girl’s Killer

unable to retrieve full-text content 10/27/14: The mother of murdered teen Kelli O’Lauchlin, Brenda, meets the team of bloodhounds that helped find clues that led to the capture of her killer, and a new member fo the bloodhound gang that takes its name from Kelli.

Opinion: Will Karen Be A Kingmaker?

Opinion: Will Karen Be A Kingmaker?

As mayoral candidates, Bob Fioretti and Jesus “Chuy” Garcia have a number of things in common. Both are true progressives, ready to fight for those left out of Chicago’s political process.

Michelle Obama to Continue Campaigning in Illinois

Michelle Obama to Continue Campaigning in Illinois

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox MIchelle Obama. Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 • Updated at 11:31 AM CDT Michelle Obama will fly home to her native Illinois this weekend to campaign for Democrats at a rally in the eastern city of Moline, the Chicago Sun-Times reports .

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