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2 Women Killed in "Suspicious" Northwest Side Fire

2 Women Killed in "Suspicious" Northwest Side Fire

10/17/14: Two women in their 20s were killed Thursday night in an apartment fire on Chicago’s Northwest Side that fire officials are calling “suspicious.” NBC 5′s Lauren Petty reports. Two women in their 20s were killed Thursday night in a Northwest Side apartment fire that Chicago Fire officials are calling “suspicious.”  There were no smoke detectors in the garden apartment on the 4500 block of West Parker Avenue in the Belmont Gardens neighborhood, and authorities weren’t notified until the second-floor hallway alarm went off at around 11 p.m.

Joliet Mom Turns to Social Media After Teen Injured

Joliet Mom Turns to Social Media After Teen Injured

10/16/2014: A Joliet mother has taken to social media in hopes of finding someone who knows something about the motorist who she believes hit her 13-year-old son while he was skateboarding. Lauren Jiggetts reports.

Illinois General Election Guide 2014

Illinois General Election Guide 2014

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Chicago Hospital Prepares for Potential Ebola Patients

Chicago Hospital Prepares for Potential Ebola Patients

10/16/2014: Volunteers at Rush University Medical Center train for potential Ebola patients. Nesita Kwan reports.

Emanuel Brings Microsoft Ignite Conference to Chicago

Emanuel Brings Microsoft Ignite Conference to Chicago

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox 10/16/14: Charlie Wojciechowski reports from the 1871 tech incubator where Rahm Emanuel made a big announcement. Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 • Updated at 5:32 PM CDT Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel continues to rack up tourism successes for the city.  On Thursday, Emanuel announced that Microsoft would bring its “Ignite” conference would head to Chicago during the week of May 4-8, 2015.  Ignite plays as something of a meta conference for Microsoft, who will combine a series of smaller conferences  – TechEd, Microsoft Management Summit, The Exchange, SharePoint, Lync and Project — into one.  The conference, which will take place at the McCormick Place Convention Center, is expected to draw upward of 20,000 tech entrepreneurs, engineers and investors.  It could be worth up to $47 million in revenue for the city. 

Putnam County: Illinois’ Political Bellwether

Putnam County: Illinois’ Political Bellwether

10/16/14: Carol Marin reports from Putnam County, Illinois. Voters here have chosen the governor nearly every election cycle, almost matching the vote totals for the state.

Ebola Hotline Activated in Illinois

Ebola Hotline Activated in Illinois

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Thursday, Oct 16, 2014 • Updated at 6:12 PM CDT Illinois residents with questions about Ebola will now have access to answers. Illinois Department of Public Health Director, Dr.

Passengers Describe O’Hare Ebola Screening

Passengers Describe O’Hare Ebola Screening

10/16/2014: Passenger from Sierra Leone: “Humiliating but Necessary.” Regina Waldroup reports. Amid recent cases of Ebola in the United States, new travel precautions took effect at O’Hare Airport in Chicago Thursday.

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