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Suburban Woman Killed by Estranged Husband in Wisconsin: Cops
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Suburban Woman Killed by Estranged Husband in Wisconsin: Cops

A northwest suburban woman who was staying with a friend in Wisconsin to hide from her abusive estranged husband was murdered Wednesday night, and police have her spouse in custody. Read »

2 hours ago
Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

With so many stores offering up Black Friday deals, it can be tough to decide where to go. Read »

2 hours ago
Shaw to Miss Circus Trip Opener with Upper Body Injury

Shaw to Miss Circus Trip Opener with Upper Body Injury

The Chicago Blackhawks are starting their circus trip on Thursday night, but they will be a bit short-handed as... Read »

2 hours ago
Blackhawks Look to Find Consistency as Circus Trip Begins

Blackhawks Look to Find Consistency as Circus Trip Begins

The Chicago Blackhawks will begin their circus trip on Thursday against the Calgary Flames, and they will be looking... Read »

3 hours ago
Ronnie

Ronnie "Woo-Woo" Gets Own Bobblehead

Ivy and the hand-operated scoreboard are fixtures at Wrigley Field, but Chicago Cubs superfan Ronnie "Woo-Woo&... Read »

4 hours ago
Make a Difference and Donate a Coat This Winter

Make a Difference and Donate a Coat This Winter

Join NBC 5, Telemundo Chicago, and Comcast for a Making A Difference Coat Drive. Read »

4 hours ago
Judge: No Release for Aurora Man in Terror Case

Judge: No Release for Aurora Man in Terror Case

A federal judge says a 20-year-old American accused of trying to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria will... Read »

4 hours ago
New Green Line Station Merges Style, Function

New Green Line Station Merges Style, Function

The $50 million Green Line station at Cermak-McCormick Place is slated to be completed by February 2015. NBC Chicag... Watch »

5 hours ago
Blago Lawyer Sam Adam Jr. Mulls a Run For State's Attorney: Report

Blago Lawyer Sam Adam Jr. Mulls a Run For State's Attorney: Report

Defense lawyer Sam Adam Jr., who's repped ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich and R. Kelly in their infamous Chicago trials, has... Watch »

5 hours ago
After Ferguson, McCarthy Orders CPD to Reach Out to Community

After Ferguson, McCarthy Orders CPD to Reach Out to Community

McCarthy has told commanders to form "phone trees" with telephone numbers of key community leaders, inclu... Read »

6 hours ago
Illinois Lawmakers Want to Raise the Minimum Wage to $11 Per Hour

Illinois Lawmakers Want to Raise the Minimum Wage to $11 Per Hour

Widespread support for raising the minimum wage in Illinois has led state Democrats to propose an increase of $11... Read »

6 hours ago
Activists Gather in Chicago for Obama Immigration Watch Party

Activists Gather in Chicago for Obama Immigration Watch Party

Obama is set to announce Thursday that he's sidestepping Congress with his own federal action on immigration. Read »

6 hours ago
Rep. Duckworth Announces Birth of Baby Girl

Rep. Duckworth Announces Birth of Baby Girl

U.S. Representative and husband Bryan Bowlsbey named the girl Abigail O'kalani Bowlsbey. Watch »

6 hours ago
Northwestern To Hold Memorial for Slain Journalist

Northwestern To Hold Memorial for Slain Journalist

Friends and family are gathering at Northwestern University for a memorial service for U.S. journalist James Foley... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Man Hit By 16 Bullets, Family Says

Man Hit By 16 Bullets, Family Says

One man was killed and three others wounded Wednesday afternoon in a spray of gunfire in the Humboldt Park neighbor... Watch »

6 hours ago
Trucker Pleads Guilty to Ripping off Devin Hester

Trucker Pleads Guilty to Ripping off Devin Hester

A trucker who conned former Chicago Bears kickoff return star Devin Hester and others out of $1.5 million pleaded... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Former Bears QB Gets 18 Months for DUI

Former Bears QB Gets 18 Months for DUI

DuPage County prosecutors say Bob Avellini, 61, was stopped by police near his suburban Chicago home in September... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Trailer Debuts for

Trailer Debuts for "Road to the NHL Winter Classic"

The Chicago Blackhawks will hit the ice January 1 against the Washington Capitals, and the trailer for the TV show... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Fire Damages Bike Shop, Marquee Gorilla OK

Fire Damages Bike Shop, Marquee Gorilla OK

Flames at one point shot through the roof of the building that houses Terry's Byke Haus in Countryside. Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Northside Homes Without Heat After Small Fire

Northside Homes Without Heat After Small Fire

More than 80 homes were without heat Wednesday night after a gas main was damaged in the Edison Park neighborhood... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014

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