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10/22/2014: Entertainment industry professionals will tell you it’s a good time to be an actor in Chicago. But less-experienced actors looking to make it big in Chicago should not be fooled by paying for a chance to get in front of a camera.
10/22/2014: Neighbors react as deputies with cadaver dogs search nearby homes for bodies. Christian Farr reports.
Longtime Chicago Sun Times political reporter Dave McKinney has decide to resign from his job amid allegations that Bruce Rauner’s campaign interfered with his reporting on a controversial story. The former CEO alleged in a lawsuit that Rauner threatened her personally. “If you go legal on us, we’ll hurt you and your family,” the CEO said that Rauner said about her. The Rauner campaign pushed back vigorously before the story aired. On Wednesday McKinney revealed that prior to publication, the Rauner campaign used multiple tactics to block the story.
unable to retrieve full-text content 10/22/2014: Brookfield Zoo celebrates an important milestone. Their dolphin calf that was hand reared at the zoo is about to turn a year old.
10/22/2014: The father of a victim of a suspected serial killer in Northwest Indiana says his daughter told a relative before she was murdered, “If I ever go missing, look for me in an abandoned house.” Trina Orlando reports. The father of a victim of a suspected serial killer in Northwest Indiana says his daughter told a relative before she was murdered, “If I ever go missing, look for me in an abandoned house.” Bruce Williams said his daughter, Kristine Williams, who was one of seven women found murdered over the weekend, was dating her alleged murderer, Darren Deon Vann.
10/22/2014: Emergency crews were called to Old McHenry and Cuba roads in Long Grove for a crash involving a tractor trailer. A 58-year-old man was killed in a crash in Long Grove Wednesday, officials said.
NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014 • Updated at 9:05 PM CDT An 18-year-old man has been charged with arson in a fire in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood that damaged two homes and left 10 people displaced, police said. Isaiah Camacho, of the 4700 block of West Deming Place, was charged with one count of felony arson.
Skokie School District 73.5 administrators canceled classes for a second day at a north suburban middle school after a series of threatening Instagram posts were shared with sixth grade students. The closures at Oliver McCracken Middle School at 8000 E.
New York and Los Angeles may be bigger than Chicago, but bigger isn’t always better when it comes to running a business in the nation’s three largest cities. Chicago outranks both New York and LA in terms of overall quality of life, a key metric for employers looking to recruit top talent.
10/20/2014: City Treasurer Stephanie Neely will step down after eight years in office, effective at the end of November. She sat down for an exclusive interview with NBC5′s Mary Ann Ahern.