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Chicago Sales Tax Hits Record-High 10.25 Percent

My Fox Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A drink at the bar, a fast-food meal and back-to-school shopping are among those things about to get a bit more expensive in Cook County. Early Satu...

NYC, Chicago Tally Lowest Homicide Rate In Decades

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Chicago and New York are about to close out 2007 with the lowest number of homicides in more than 40 years, while cities such as Baltimore, Atlanta an...

One Runner Dead, 250 Hospitalized, After Extreme Heat Halts Chicago Marathon

AP via CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Organizers shut down the course four hours after the start of Sunday's Chicago Marathon because of 88-degree heat and sweltering humidity that left on...

Watch: Aide To Embattled GOP Congressman Shoves Reporter Down Stairs After He Asks About Nicaraguan Land Deal

CBS 2 Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

CBS 2 Political Editor Mike Flannery plans to press criminal charges after he was shoved and sent down a flight of stairs while questioning a congress...

"Economist" Targets Major Cities For Awareness Campaign

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Like listening to someone speak with a propah British accent, there is perhaps a tendency for us average Americans to be a bit wowed by The Economist ...

Haven't Filed Your Taxes? This Will Get You Into The Mood

Posted 04.11.2012 | Money

Tax Day is less than a week away, which means if you still haven't filed your income tax forms, it's crunch time! But don't sweat. We've created this ...