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Surgeon to Cook for Famed Chicago Chef Following Surgery

Surgeon to Cook for Famed Chicago Chef Following Surgery

University of Chicago Medical Center Chef Graham Elliot underwent a sleeve gastrectomy in July after his weight peaked near 400 pounds. The procedure, performed by Dr.

Trudeau Writes Letter to Judge

Trudeau Writes Letter to Judge

Jury Finds Kevin Trudeau Guilty of Contempt A jury found TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau guilty of criminal contempt of court Tuesday for willfully violating a court order by misrepresenting his book in a series of infomercials. Pitch Man Kevin Trudeau Faces Judge Even Kevin Trudeau himself thought Friday was the day he’d be hauled off to jail.

Leadership PACs Fund Millions in Mysterious Spending

Leadership PACs Fund Millions in Mysterious Spending

For many Chicago families, vacation dreams often involve, at best, a trip to the Wisconsin Dells or the Indiana Dunes. A stay at the Beverly Hills Hotel or the Wynn in Las Vegas would be far outside the family budget.

Quinn Grabs de Blasio Guru to Run Campaign

Quinn Grabs de Blasio Guru to Run Campaign

AP Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio speaks during a tribute to South African leader Nelson Mandela at the National Action Network headquarters, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.

Trudeau Tells Judge He’ll "Do Anything" To Prove Innocence

Trudeau Tells Judge He’ll "Do Anything" To Prove Innocence

TV Pitchman Trudeau in Custody — Again A television pitchman accused of misleading viewers about his weight-loss books during late-night infomercials was taken into custody Tuesday morning for failing to pay a $37 million civil judgment. Phil Rogers reports.

Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday with the Chi-Town Big Game 5K/10K

Celebrate Super Bowl Sunday with the Chi-Town Big Game 5K/10K

Sunday might be the biggest sports day of the year, but it’s also one of the biggest eating days of the year too. And if Thanksgiving Day is an indicator, races on eating days are largely becoming very popular.

8 Tips on Sticking to Your Running Resolution

8 Tips on Sticking to Your Running Resolution

Every January first, year in, year out, it’s the same story. You decide on a resolution to start the new year fresh, and by March, you’re back to your old ways.

Obese Man Makes Rare Trip Out of Home

Obese Man Makes Rare Trip Out of Home

Twenty-four-year-old Harold Smith leaves home to work out, a progression of the classes he’s been taking online. Obese Man Makes Rare Trip Out of Home Copy Close Link to this video http://www.nbcchicago.com/video/#!/news/health/Obese-Man-Makes-Rare-Trip-Out-of-Home/235149351 Copy Close Embed this video Replay Twenty-four-year-old Harold Smith says since college, he’s only left his house once or twice a year because he’s overweight, topping the scales at more than 500 pounds.

Food Pantry Struggles to Feed

Food Pantry Struggles to Feed

Thanksgiving travel is likely going to be hampered, especially just to the east of the Chicago area, as a big storm moves across the country. More Photos and Videos As several families begin to prepare holiday spreads, one Chicago area food pantry is bracing for a  families that need help with their Thanksgiving meals this year.

Appeals Court Affirms Comptroller’s Sentence

Appeals Court Affirms Comptroller’s Sentence

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