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Feb 6, 2015 Share
How Terrorists Recruit Teens Online

How Terrorists Recruit Teens Online

A number of young Westerners are believed to have been duped and radicalized online, including Chicago-area teen Mohammed Hamza Khan and his 15-year-old brother and 17-year-old sister. NBC Chicago's Tammy Leitner explores this online world.

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Feb 4, 2015 Share
Newly Released Video Shows Chicago Police Shooting Unarmed Man

Newly Released Video Shows Chicago Police Shooting Unarmed Man

As Chicago takes the first steps to roll out body cameras for police officers, voices from both sides of the arguments over excessive force, have expressed hope that the new cameras might clear up exactly what happens in police... Read More

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Feb 4, 2015 Share
Streetlights Out on Block Where Man Fatally Hit by Cop

Streetlights Out on Block Where Man Fatally Hit by Cop

When an unmarked Chicago police car struck and killed a pedestrian on the 2800 block of East 79th Street early this morning, reports were that some – or maybe all – of the streetlights on the block were out at the time of... Read More

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Feb 3, 2015 Share
Wrong Way Crashes Stand Out in Chicago Area

Wrong Way Crashes Stand Out in Chicago Area

A car is heading the wrong direction on the interstate and speeding toward you. What do you do? This nightmare scenario has led to hundreds of accidents on Chicago area expressways in recent years, according to data obtained by NBC... Read More

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Jan 30, 2015 Share
Gov. Rauner: Quinn to Blame for Medical Marijuana Mess

Gov. Rauner: Quinn to Blame for Medical Marijuana Mess

Governor Bruce Rauner fired his strongest salvo yet Friday, over Pat Quinn’s failure to launch medical marijuana in Illinois. Read More

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Jan 30, 2015 Share
Suburban Nuns Accuse Nearby Strip Club of Promoting Prostitution

Suburban Nuns Accuse Nearby Strip Club of Promoting Prostitution

The Missionary Sisters of St. Charles Borromeo, of Melrose Park, have filed suit against Club Allure for the second time. This time, they are accusing them of promoting prostitution by offering lap dances. Read More

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Jan 29, 2015 Share
Wanted Fugitive Caught Working as Bartender in Suburban Chicago

Wanted Fugitive Caught Working as Bartender in Suburban Chicago

A fugitive who officials said evaded Washington state prison authorities and nation-wide law enforcement for more than a decade was caught under the least likely of circumstances: while working as a bartender at a private... Read More

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Jan 27, 2015 Share
The Medical Marijuana Wait Continues

The Medical Marijuana Wait Continues

The number one vote-getter to grow medical marijuana in Illinois says he is “humbled” to learn that his company’s scores were the highest in the state. Read More

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Jan 27, 2015 Share
Family Calls for More Charges in I-88 Crash

Family Calls for More Charges in I-88 Crash

Illinois State Police Trooper Doug Balder narrowly escaped death after a fiery crash on Interstate 88 near Aurora last year. Read More

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Jan 26, 2015 Share
Medical Marijuana Mess Continues for Illinois

Medical Marijuana Mess Continues for Illinois

Documents released Monday by the Rauner administration indicate the medical marijuana program was rocked by indecision during Pat Quinn’s final days, with officials alternately deciding to grant at least some of the licenses,... Read More

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