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Runoff Heats Up: Emanuel, Garcia Return to Campaign Trail

Runoff Heats Up: Emanuel, Garcia Return to Campaign Trail

NBC Chicago’s Mary Ann Ahern followed both mayoral candidates Wednesday morning. (Published Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015) Mayor Rahm Emanuel and rival Jesus “Chuy” Garcia kicked off part two of the campaign early Wednesday morning, heading out to greet voters just hours after election results sparked an unprecedented runoff.  Emanuel, who fell short of the 50-percent-plus-one support he needed to win a second term outright in Tuesday’s municipal election, tweeted a photo of himself, coffee in hand, greeting voters at the 95th Street Red Line stop.  “It’s a warm reception after the election but my goal is to earn people’s support,” Emanuel told WVON after his appearance.

Light Snow, Falling Temperatures On the Way

Light Snow, Falling Temperatures On the Way

Accumulating snow is on the way. (Published Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015) As March approaches, winter refuses to loosen its cold, tight grip just yet.

Kane vs. Rose: Which Injury Hurts Title Chances More?

Kane vs. Rose: Which Injury Hurts Title Chances More?

Patrick Kane is chased by Devil #8 Dainius Zubrus during the National Hockey League game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the New Jersey Devils at the United Center in Chicago, IL. With a winter that feels like it will never end and the sour taste of an awful Chicago Bears season still fresh in their mouths, Chicago sports fans seemed to have something to look forward to over the next couple of months: watching the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bulls compete for titles in their respective sports.

CREW Files Complaint Over Schock’s Travel Spending

CREW Files Complaint Over Schock’s Travel Spending

A government watchdog group on Wednesday asked congressional investigators to examine whether Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock violated House ethics rules by using taxpayer and campaign funds for private air travel.

Arlington Heights Priest Charged With Child Porn

Arlington Heights Priest Charged With Child Porn

A Cook County judge on Wednesday set bail at $175,000 for a northwest suburban priest brought up on child pornography charges. Clovis Vilchez-Parra, 34, an associate pastor at the Mission San Juan Diego Catholic Church in Arlington Heights, was charged with reproduction of child pornography and possession of child pornography, according to a statement from the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.

Kane on Long-Term Injured Reserve

Kane on Long-Term Injured Reserve

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks lays on the ice after being cross-checked as members of the Blackhawks and Florida Panthers tussle after the hit at the United Center on February 24, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago Blackhawks are remaining mum on a timetable for the upper body injury suffered by Patrick Kane on Tuesday night, but they have made a roster move to replace him as they placed him on long-term injured reserve Wednesday afternoon.  In a corresponding move, the team recalled forward Teuvo Teravainen from the Rockford IceHogs.

No Criminal Charges in SIU Student Death, Attorney Says

No Criminal Charges in SIU Student Death, Attorney Says

Pravin Varughese was found in a wooded area near Carbondale a year ago. His family returned to the site as they pressed for answers into what they say was a botched initial investigation.

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