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  • Video and audio from the archives: Bill Leff talks with the now-grown-up child stars from “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”

    From December, 2011: Bill Leff talks with the now-grown-up child stars from “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” Julie Dawn Cole (Veruca Salt), Peter Ostrum (Charlie Bucket), Paris Themmen (Mike Teavee), and Denise Nickerson (Violet Beauregarde).    

  • From the archives: Remembering Ross Perot

    Ross Perot, best known for his third-party run in the 1992 presidential race, died on Tuesday. He was 89. In a statement, his family said the world lost “a true American patriot and a man of rare vision, integrity and deep kindness:” “The ground-breaking businessman and loving husband, brother, father and grandfather, passed away on July 9, 2019, at his home in Dallas, surrounded by his devoted family. He was 89 years old.” His family also posted a full obituary […]

  • Video: Par-King Skill Golf in Lincolnshire is more than just the mini-golf course with the giant pink castle

    For some, Lincolnshire’s Par-King Skill Golf is the miniature golf course with the giant pink castle. But, it has actually been a community favorite for decades with its wide variety of popular holes. Generations of families have visited the course, and it is also used by members of the community for corporate, fundraising and other events.

  • Blackhawks announce 2019-20 regular season schedule

    The Chicago Blackhawks have announced their 2019-2020 regular season schedule. In addition, the team’s annual Training Camp Festival will take place on Sunday, September 15. Single-game tickets for the team’s regular-season home games at the United Center will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, August 20 at noon on blackhawks.com. The full 2019-20 season’s promotional schedule, including gameday giveaways and special events, will be released at a later date.  Fri. Oct 4 1:00 PM at Philadelphia* Thu. […]

  • Police release Jussie Smollett video

    Chicago Police have released video in the Jussie Smollett case. In this video, officers arrive at Smollett’s apartment:

  • ‘I’m thrilled to be here’ – Newly-drafted Chicago Blackhawk Kirby Dach in-studio with Steve Cochran

    Newly-drafted Chicago Blackhawk Kirby Dach joins the Steve Cochran Show live in-studio to talk about the experience of joining the National Hockey League as an 18-year-old.  They chat about his first impressions of Chicago and the benefits he will bring to the Blackhawks during the 2019-20 season.

  • I-41/94 shut down in Racine after multiple vehicle crash

    I-41/94 is shut down in both directions at County K Road in Racine County after a multiple vehicle crash and fire. Click here for more on this developing story from Fox6Now.com.

  • Video: Tates Ice Cream Shop in La Grange can satisfy your tastes for ice cream and fun

    Tates Old Fashioned Ice Cream Shop in La Grange serves 24 varieties of homemade ice cream with flavors to suit tastes young and old. During the holidays, they transform into a gingerbread house with treats and activities for the season. And, their hidden coin game is a favorite among children in their community.

  • Blackhawks announce 2019 preseason schedule

    The Chicago Blackhawks have announced their 2019 preseason schedule. The schedule includes the previously-announced game against Eisbaren Berlin in Berlin, Germany as part of the NHL Global Series Challenge. Tickets for the home portion of the preseason schedule go on sale at noon on August 6 on Blackhawks.com. Broadcast information will be announced at a later date. 2019 Chicago Blackhawks Preseason Schedule Date Opponent Location Time (all times CT) Monday, Sept. 16 Washington Capitals Capital One Arena 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, […]

  • Photos: Father’s Day 2019

    As we wish all of the fathers in our audience a happy Father’s Day, we take this annual opportunity to celebrate, salute and remember the fathers on our staff, the fathers of our staff, and the people who have taken on the role of father.

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