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Funeral Homes Step Up to Cover Homicide Victims’ Funeral Costs

Funeral Homes Step Up to Cover Homicide Victims’ Funeral Costs

10/22/14: A man charged with killing a sex worker and suspected in the deaths of at least six other women was held in contempt of court Wednesday when he refused to utter a word to the judge during his initial court appearance. Susan Carlson reports.

Rauner Pours Extra $3 Million Into His Governor Campaign

Rauner Pours Extra $3 Million Into His Governor Campaign

With Election Day less than two weeks away, Bruce Rauner is replenishing his campaign war chest with even more money: He’s written checks worth $3 million in the span of 48 hours to bring his total self-donations to an eye-popping $23 million. The multi-millionaire Republican Illinois gubernatorial candidate, formerly a managing partner at Chicago private equity firm GTCR (“R” stands for “Rauner”), deposited separate payments of $1.5 million on Monday and Tuesday of this week, according to Illinois State Board of Elections records.

Police To Screen CTA Passengers’ Bags for Explosives

Police To Screen CTA Passengers’ Bags for Explosives

Starting in November, Chicago Transit Authority train passengers’ bags will be randomly screened for explosive compounds as part of a new security procedure. Anthony Ponce reports.

Bears’ Run Game Can Thrive Against Patriots Sunday

Bears’ Run Game Can Thrive Against Patriots Sunday

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 haven’t gotten many opportunities to run the ball this season, as they’ve faced some of the best rushing defenses in the NFL in the first seven weeks.

Statement from the Chicago Ebola Resource Network (PDF)

Statement from the Chicago Ebola Resource Network (PDF)

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Officer "Alert" After Being Shot on South Side

Officer "Alert" After Being Shot on South Side

Lauren Petty reports from outside Mt. Sinai Medical Center at 5 a.m.

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Officer-Involved Shooting

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Officer-Involved Shooting

Officers said they were on patrol near the 7900 block of South Justine when they came upon an attempted robbery. Michelle Relerford reports from outside Advocate Christ Medical Center at 6 a.m.

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Officer-Involved Shooting

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Officer-Involved Shooting

Officers said they were on patrol near the 7900 block of South Justine when they came upon an attempted robbery. Michelle Relerford reports from outside Advocate Christ Medical Center at 6 a.m.

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Officer-Involved Shooting

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Officer-Involved Shooting

Officers said they were on patrol near the 7900 block of South Justine when they came upon an attempted robbery. Michelle Relerford reports from outside Advocate Christ Medical Center at 6 a.m.

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Officer-Involved Shooting

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Officer-Involved Shooting

Officers said they were on patrol near the 7900 block of South Justine when they came upon an attempted robbery. Michelle Relerford reports from outside Advocate Christ Medical Center at 6 a.m.

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