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Family Holds Vigil For Victim of Suspected Serial Killer

Family Holds Vigil For Victim of Suspected Serial Killer

Family and friends of Afrikka Hardy remembered her as a young woman with good intentions, saying she dreamed of one day running a daycare. Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Blackhawks Ground Flyers in 4-0 Win

Blackhawks Ground Flyers in 4-0 Win

Antti Raanta was perfect in his first start of the season, and Patrick Kane scored twice as the Chicago... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
High-Rises Near Deadline to Comply With City Fire Ordinance

High-Rises Near Deadline to Comply With City Fire Ordinance

With two months to go until the deadline expires for compliance with Chicago’s high-rise fire ordinance, dozens... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
2 Passengers From Liberia Hospitalized In Chicago

2 Passengers From Liberia Hospitalized In Chicago

Two people traveling from Liberia are being evaluated at Chicago hospitals after they became ill on separate flights... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Women Found Dead in NW Side Fire Identified

Women Found Dead in NW Side Fire Identified

Two women found dead after a Northwest Side fire Thursday have been identified. Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Former President Clinton Stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Clinton Stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Bill Clinton became the latest high-profile Democrat to back the re-election bids of Gov. Pat Quinn Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Chicago-Area Hospitals Ready to Treat Ebola Patients

Chicago-Area Hospitals Ready to Treat Ebola Patients

10/21/2014: If Ebola were to arrive in Chicago, four area hospitals have agreed to treat potential patients. NBC 5's Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Suspected Serial Killer Used Website to Meet Victim

Suspected Serial Killer Used Website to Meet Victim

Murder victim Afrikka Hardy’s ad on Backpage.com is one of thousands posted daily to the website offering sex... Watch »

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Field Museum Exhibit Dispels

Field Museum Exhibit Dispels "Vodou" Myths

10/21/2014: The Field Museum's "Voduo: Sacred Powers of Haiti" aims to dispel myths surrounding... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Cupich Won't Be Living in Cardinal's Mansion: Sources

Cupich Won't Be Living in Cardinal's Mansion: Sources

Chicago’s new Archbishop Blasé Cupich has said “stay tuned” about where he will live when he moves to Chicago,... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Obama Forgot to Clean His Chicago Home Before Leaving For Washington

Obama Forgot to Clean His Chicago Home Before Leaving For Washington

President Barack Obama says his home on Chicago's South Side is a 2008-era time warp of sorts, with old... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
The 11 Biggest Quinn-sults and Rauner Rips From Last Night's Debate

The 11 Biggest Quinn-sults and Rauner Rips From Last Night's Debate

Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican opponent Bruce Rauner squared off Monday night in their... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
The Chicago GOP's Chris Cleveland Sounds Off on Quinn, Rahm and Daley

The Chicago GOP's Chris Cleveland Sounds Off on Quinn, Rahm and Daley

As Illinois' GOP gubernatorial contender Bruce Rauner focuses attention on Democratic Chicago, the state's... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
What Full Ebola Gear Looks Like At Ingalls Hospital

What Full Ebola Gear Looks Like At Ingalls Hospital

10/21/14: Ingalls Health System demonstrates to NBC 5's Nesita Kwan what full Ebola hospital gear looks like. Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Cook County Jail Guard Accused of Smuggling Pot in Sandwiches

Cook County Jail Guard Accused of Smuggling Pot in Sandwiches

Jason Marek, 29, was allegedly living a double life — using his day job to smuggle sandwiches stuffed with marijuana... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Blackhawks' Goal Horn Rated as Best in NHL

Blackhawks' Goal Horn Rated as Best in NHL

Whenever the Chicago Blackhawks score, "Chelsea Dagger" pulsates through the United Center speakers,... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Gary Police Search Abandoned Homes

Gary Police Search Abandoned Homes

Officials have been searching abandoned homes in Gary, Indiana, for more victims of a suspected serial killer... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Coroner Seeks Public's Help in Identifying Indiana Victims

Coroner Seeks Public's Help in Identifying Indiana Victims

The Lake County coroner is asking for the public's help in identifying two more women whose bodies were among seven... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Crawford Out vs. Flyers, Raanta to Start

Crawford Out vs. Flyers, Raanta to Start

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford has been stellar so far this season, but he'll be watching from... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Man to President:

Man to President: "Don't Touch My Girlfriend"

While taking part in Early Voting in Chicago on Monday, President Barack Obama was interrupted at his... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014

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