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Chicago Casino Plan Draws Support at Hearing

Chicago Casino Plan Draws Support at Hearing

A proposal for a state-owned Chicago casino won praise Wednesday from business groups and a warmer reception from a state regulatory board than past attempts to expand gambling, but the plan also drew criticism from downstate officials and the horse racing industry who said it would cheat them out of needed revenues and jobs.   The hearing in Chicago, which wasn’t heated like public exchanges in other parts of Illinois, was the latest attempt to bolster gambling, but questions were also raised about support for the legislation in an election year where other major fiscal issues are pending.

Kane, Saad Get Playoff Mullets Once Again

Kane, Saad Get Playoff Mullets Once Again

In what is quickly becoming a rite of spring in the Windy City, Patrick Kane and Brandon Saad went into Carmello Periti’s “316 Club” on Tuesday and emerged as changed men. That’s because the duo once again allowed the Chicago-area barber to style their hair into their playoff mullets.

Quinn Leads Rauner in Campaign Cash

Quinn Leads Rauner in Campaign Cash

CHI Quinn, Rauner Make First… Copy Close Link to this video http://www.nbcchicago.com/video/#!/blogs/ward-room/Quinn-Leads-Rauner-in-Campaign-Cash/255513181 Copy Close Embed this video Replay Gubernatorial candidates spar over education.

Suspicious Package Shuts Down Part of Lake Shore Drive

Suspicious Package Shuts Down Part of Lake Shore Drive

Copy Close Link to this video http://www.nbcchicago.com/video/#!/traffic//WMAQ-LIVE-FEED-a2-Flash/150449985 Copy Close Embed this video Replay Chicago Police shut down a portion of Lake Shore Drive Wednesday afternoon after a suspicious package was found in the Uptown neighborhood. Northbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive were closed between Wilson and Foster avenues, police said.

Man Charged in Boystown Sexual Assault

Man Charged in Boystown Sexual Assault

Charges were approved Wednesday morning against a 20-year-old Chicago man in connection with the sexual assault of a woman in Chicago’s Boystown neighborhood earlier in the week. Marcus Lynch, of the 4700 block of South Loomis Boulevard, was charged with 1 count of aggravated criminal sexual assault with a weapon and one count of armed robbery.

Inside Rep. Peter Roskam’s Leadership PAC

Inside Rep. Peter Roskam’s Leadership PAC

A little-known campaign committee controlled by west-suburban Congressman Peter Roskam has spent thousands of dollars on gifts; tens of thousands of dollars on ski trips and other travel, and hundreds of thousands of dollars on mysterious consulting contracts – all with minimal disclosure to the public, and all perfectly legal, NBC5 Investigates has found. The committee — called Republican Operation to Secure and Keep a Majority, or ROSKAM PAC — is one of several so-called “Leadership PACs” controlled by various members of Illinois’ U.S.

Blood Moon Lights Up Chicago Area Sky

Blood Moon Lights Up Chicago Area Sky

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Sprint Sends Email Addressed to "Sissyboy" Customer

Sprint Sends Email Addressed to "Sissyboy" Customer

OfficeMax Sends Letter to “Daughter Killed in Car Crash” More Photos and Videos A Chicago man said he received an unwelcome email from Sprint this weekend after he called the company to report an error with his account. Kelvin Mathews claims he was sent an email addressed to “Sissyboy Kelvin Gay Matthews” after he sought assistance from customer service.

Chicago Runners Make Emotional Journey Back to Boston

Chicago Runners Make Emotional Journey Back to Boston

CHI Chicago Runners Make Emotional… Copy Close Link to this video http://www.nbcchicago.com/video/#!/blogs/stride/Chicago-Runners-Make-Emotional-Journey-Back-to-Boston/255409871 Copy Close Embed this video Replay Two Chicago runners who didn’t finish last year’s race because of the bombings talk about returning to Boston this year.

Ukrainian Church Targeted on Palm Sunday

Ukrainian Church Targeted on Palm Sunday

Chicago Police are investigating an incident targeting a Ukrainian Catholic church on the city’s Northwest Side. Regina Waldroup reports.

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