in Election 2014, Local
The Libertarian candidate for governor is getting 6 or 7 percent in public opinion polls, which is greater than the lead that Gov. Pat Quinn enjoys in recent polls.
The former site of a Civil War training and prisoner of war camp on the South Side of Chicago has received formal recognition.
Cops always expect the unexpected
Dozens of high school students in central Illinois will serve as election judges at the polls this Election Day.
Republican U.S. Senate candidate Jim Oberweis says he’s courting black voters in a way that other Republicans haven’t in decades.
Microsoft is launching a smartwatch that will track a user's heart rate and work across different mobile platforms.
The world's largest online community will let users update family and friends about their status after bad situations.
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Mourners can pay their last respects on the go.
The new iPads have several new features like anti-reflective screens and "Touch ID" sensors.
Yogurt is the official state snack, joining the likes of popcorn and peanuts among popular foods honored by U.S. states.
One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart.
It may be the only time you will find these words in the same sentence: "Ebola" and "Add to Wishlist."
Authorities say a wanted man attempted to flee pursuing officers by blending into the sea of Chicago Marathon runners.
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The actress had a clever solution to a rat and ivy problem at her Hollywood Hills home.
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A dog visits the set of a Canadian newscast and steals the show.
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Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."
The superhero sidekick is set for a sex change in the upcoming "Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice" film.
The rapper will front the 2014 show on Nov. 23, and says he's thrilled to be back.
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California radio stations have removed the chart-topping song from their playlists.
Take a look at Pixar's "Wall-E" reimagined as if it was created by the director of "The Dark Knight."
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