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Cowboys’ Romo ‘done for season’

Dallas Cowboys veteran quarterback Tony Romo will miss the rest of the National Football League season after re-injuring his collarbone for the second time in 10 weeks, according to an ESPN report.


in Local

Chicago Businesses Ready for Police Protests

The Magnificent Mile Association says things should be safe.


in Lifestyle

SPECIAL SECTION: Black Friday & more

Check out the latest shopping tricks, turkey tips, and Black Friday ads.


in Sports

College football: 5 games you can’t miss

Here is a look at some of the top college football games you'll see this week and their implications for the post-season.


in Black Friday, Lifestyle

9 fresh ideas for Thanksgiving leftovers

Here are a handful of creative ways to use leftovers.


in National

Smartphones may have role in rise of U.S. traffic deaths

The number of deaths from traffic accidents jumped 8.1 percent in the first half of 2015, suggesting smartphones and other driving distractions could be making America's roadways more dangerous.


in National

Consumers, retailers face off over deep holiday discounts

Polls show shoppers, who got even bigger discounts closer to Christmas last year, are cautious with their spending and willing to wait for deals.


in Black Friday, Viral Videos

WATCH: What ‘Black Friday’ would look like as a scary movie

Black Friday would be a scary shopping experience if it got the Hollywood treatment.


in Local

Less Enforcement of Handicapped Parking Violators

Secy of State: no money for it


in Local

Shop Securely, in the Store or Online

Credit cards provide security, BBB says - more so than cash

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Be Safe While Shopping

Chemical, choking hazards


in Sports

Referees struggle with respect amid growing hostility

The founder of the National Association of Sports Officials is worried that recent violence against referees is hurting efforts to retain officials around the country.


in Local

Korean War Milestone

Battle of Chosin Reservoir began 11-27-50


in Entertainment

‘Mortdecai,’ ‘American Ultra’ among the year’s biggest box office flops

The list of this year's most disappointing box office performers is out.


in Music

Unsolved: 6 rockers and rappers whose deaths remain a mystery

These six unsolved deaths bring the ugly underbelly of the music industry to the surface. We pair each artist with their swan song hit.


in Black Friday, Lifestyle

Three ways to curb holiday spending

Ah, the holidays. A time to get together, celebrate with family and make questionable life choices.


in Black Friday, National

History of the holiday: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.

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in Local

Butterball is Ready to Help With Turkey Dinner

If you're the type of person that "could make a TV dinner taste like radio," perhaps cooking a turkey isn't exactly in your wheelhouse.

Recent Headlines

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Foul Play Not Suspected in Death of Southern Illinois Woman

jeannie schuur

Authorities in southern Illinois say foul play is not suspected in the death of a 22-year-old Murphysboro woman whose body…

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Prosecutors: Man Eyed Targets After Brother Shot

corey morgan

Investigators say a Chicago man suspected in the fatal shooting of a 9-year-old boy went looking for targets after his brother was killed during a months-long gang feud.

in Local

Lawyers for Schock Say Documents Handed Over to Prosecutors

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

Attorneys for former Illinois congressman Aaron Schock say they have reached an agreement with federal prosecutors on documents currently under review by a federal judge.

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Senate Democratic Candidates Seek Backing From Big Names

Tammy Duckworth

Some powerful Democrats in Illinois are backing different candidates in the party’s U.S. Senate primary.

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Man Killed After Shooting Inside Home


Incident happened around 3:30am on East Brown.