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Diana Rauner Grants First Campaign Media Interview

Diana Rauner Grants First Campaign Media Interview

9/26/2014: Rauner says her husband is committed to social issues and denies claims the couple is out of touch with everyday Illinois residents. NBC 5′s Mary Ann Ahern reports.

Bears’ Run Game Could Feast Against Packers Defense

Bears’ Run Game Could Feast Against Packers Defense

Running back Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears celebrates a third quarter touchdown against the Green Bay Packers during a game at Soldier Field on December 29, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images) The Chicago Bears have been struggling all season long in their running game, with the offensive line failing to open up holes and Matt Forte failing to find the gaps that do exist in games.

Opinion: Rauner Taps Horton in Campaign Strategy

Opinion: Rauner Taps Horton in Campaign Strategy

For a while, it looked like it was a new day in Illinois politics.   For a while, it looked like we had something we’d not seen in a long time in this state: a well-funded Republican candidate for governor with a clear and compelling message that just might win him the governor’s seat.

Why FAA Fire Caused Nationwide Travel Mess

Why FAA Fire Caused Nationwide Travel Mess

unable to retrieve full-text content 9/26/14: Thousands of passengers were left stranded Friday when a fire set at an FAA facility grounded flights at O’Hare and Midway airports. But Chicago fliers weren’t the only ones affected.

This Week in Mudslinging: Rauner Plays the Harold Washington Card; Rahm Slams Lewis’ Pitch to Legalize Pot

This Week in Mudslinging: Rauner Plays the Harold Washington Card; Rahm Slams Lewis’ Pitch to Legalize Pot

Still want to run for governor, Bruce?   The successful private equity exec-turned-GOP political candidate is learning the hard way that the campaign trail can be unforgiving—especially for a rookie.

McDonald’s Headquarters Evacuated for Suspicious Package

McDonald’s Headquarters Evacuated for Suspicious Package

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Friday, Sep 26, 2014 • Updated at 1:39 PM CDT Employees were evacuated for about two hours Friday morning from McDonald’s corporate headquarters in suburban Chicago after a suspicious package was found, the restaurant chain said. Oak Brook Police said it received a 911 call at about 10:42 a.m.

Blackhawks’ Top Two Lines to Play vs. Rangers

Blackhawks’ Top Two Lines to Play vs. Rangers

Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks shoots against Marco Scandella #6 of the Minnesota Wild at the United Center on April 3, 2014. The Chicago Blackhawks are currently 1-1 in the preseason after splitting their first two games against the Detroit Red Wings, but despite a tight loss on Thursday they will be looking to bounce back quickly against the New York Rangers on Friday night at the United Center.

3 Wounded in South Side Barbershop Shooting

3 Wounded in South Side Barbershop Shooting

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox The shooting occured at Suitables Beauty & Barber Salon. Friday, Sep 26, 2014 • Updated at 4:31 PM CDT Three people were wounded in a shooting at a West Englewood barbershop Friday afternoon.

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