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SIU Professor Arrested in Student Battery

SIU Professor Arrested in Student Battery

A Southern Illinois University professor has been arrested in the suspected battery of a 22-year-old student. Read »

1 minute ago
Man Charged With Peeping in Women’s Windows in Riverside

Man Charged With Peeping in Women’s Windows in Riverside

A Berwyn man has been charged with peeping in women’s windows and watching them get ready for bed earlier this month... Read »

11 minutes ago
Chicago Police Superintendent to Tour City Neighborhoods

Chicago Police Superintendent to Tour City Neighborhoods

Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says he and other top department officials will meet with residents and... Read »

33 minutes ago
Feds Investigate Popular Chinatown Restaurants For Tax Fraud

Feds Investigate Popular Chinatown Restaurants For Tax Fraud

First, federal agents dined at several of celebrity chef Tony Hu’s Chinatown restaurants. Then they returned in... Read »

48 minutes ago
Chicagoans Who Survived Nepal Quake Recall Evacuation

Chicagoans Who Survived Nepal Quake Recall Evacuation

Dean Tatooles was on the runway about to take off when worst quake in 80 years hit Nepal. NBC Chicago's Trina Orlan... Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Trucker's Sneeze Blamed for Rollover Crash

Trucker's Sneeze Blamed for Rollover Crash

A semi truck driver’s ill-timed sneeze sent his rig rolling onto its side Monday morning in northwest Indiana, auth... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Flash Survey: Nationwide Gay Marriage?

Flash Survey: Nationwide Gay Marriage?

Should the U.S. Supreme Court make same-sex marriage legal nationwide or leave the question to the states? Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Freight Train Hits Bridge, Delaying Commuter Trains

Freight Train Hits Bridge, Delaying Commuter Trains

The CN train stopped at Kensington Avenue after one of the containers it was carrying struck the rail bridge there. Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
20-Year-Old Parking Tickets: Who Has Burden of Proof?

20-Year-Old Parking Tickets: Who Has Burden of Proof?

In Illinois, there are three crimes with no statute of limitations: murder, rape and arson. In the city of Chicago,... Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Bucks Avoid Elimination, Beat Bulls in Game 5

Bucks Avoid Elimination, Beat Bulls in Game 5

Milwaukee 94, Chicago 88 Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Bryant, Hammel, Cubs Beat Pirates

Bryant, Hammel, Cubs Beat Pirates

Chicago 4, Pittsburgh 0 Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Fan Injured by Flying Bat at Pirates-Cubs Game

Fan Injured by Flying Bat at Pirates-Cubs Game

Chicago rookie Addison Russell lost control of his bat on a swing as he led off the bottom of the seventh inning. Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Suburban Chicago Mayors Protest Proposed Budget Cuts

Suburban Chicago Mayors Protest Proposed Budget Cuts

Mayors say Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposed reduction to local governments' share of income tax revenues could equal... Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Preview the 606 Trail

Preview the 606 Trail

More than 10 years in the making, Chicago's "606 Park and Trail System" officially opens June 6. NBC Chic... Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Man Charged in Slaying of Indiana University Student

Man Charged in Slaying of Indiana University Student

Daniel E. Messel, 49, of Bloomington was formally charged with murder Monday in the death of Hannah Wilson, 22. Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Tour John Hughes' Estate

Tour John Hughes' Estate

The house of the late Chicago-raised screenwriter, director and producer is open for public tours until May 17. Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Bar Owner Defends Bathroom Two-Way Mirror

Bar Owner Defends Bathroom Two-Way Mirror

Comedian Tamale Rocks was performing a set at a bar in Chicago's west suburbs when she visited the women’s restroom... Watch »

Apr 28, 2015
Prosecutor: Double Murder was

Prosecutor: Double Murder was "Execution-Style"

Timothy Herring, 24, is accused in the slayings of Officer Michael Flisk and Stephen Peters, a former Chicago Housi... Watch »

Apr 27, 2015
Appeal Likely After Court Upholds Assault Weapons Ban

Appeal Likely After Court Upholds Assault Weapons Ban

In a 2-1 decision, a panel of the 7th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday declared Highland Park's assault... Read »

Apr 27, 2015
Illinois Elementary School Gets Safe Rooms

Illinois Elementary School Gets Safe Rooms

State legislation was passed in January requiring any future schools to be built with adequate safe rooms or storm... Read »

Apr 27, 2015

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