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CPS Grads Could Attend City Colleges for Free
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CPS Grads Could Attend City Colleges for Free

Mayor Rahm Emanuel expected to offer further details on the "Chicago Star Scholarship" at 10:30 a.m. press event. Watch »

27 minutes ago
DNA Links Chicago Brothers to 6 Rape Cases: Prosecutors

DNA Links Chicago Brothers to 6 Rape Cases: Prosecutors

Leondo Joseph, 38, was charged in all six attacks. His 29-year-old younger brother, LB Joseph, was charged in... Read »

59 minutes ago
Police Issue Alert After Lincoln Park Sexual Assault

Police Issue Alert After Lincoln Park Sexual Assault

Between late night Saturday and early morning Sunday, a 24-year-old woman said she was walking in the 2500 block of... Watch »

10 minutes ago
Report Shows Schools Vulnerable to Toxic Exposure

Report Shows Schools Vulnerable to Toxic Exposure

NBC 5 Investigates has analyzed data released by a Washington D.C.-based research group and found dozens... Read »

4 hours ago
Two Suspects in Jewelry Store Theft Arrested: Source

Two Suspects in Jewelry Store Theft Arrested: Source

Owner offers $10,000 reward for information leading to arrests. Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Possible Serial Arsonist Targets Lake View Alleys

Possible Serial Arsonist Targets Lake View Alleys

Nine garages, cars torched since the summer. Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Sperm Bank Mistakenly Sent White Woman Black Donor's Sperm: Suit

Sperm Bank Mistakenly Sent White Woman Black Donor's Sperm: Suit

Ohio woman gives birth to mixed-race girl, sues Downer's Grove sperm bank. Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Oberweis Targets Democratic Voters in Senate Campaign

Oberweis Targets Democratic Voters in Senate Campaign

GOP candidate opens campaign office in Woodlawn neighborhood. Watch »

4 hours ago
Bennett Played Most of 2013 Season with Torn MCL

Bennett Played Most of 2013 Season with Torn MCL

The Chicago Bears are getting some great production out of Martellus Bennett so far this season, and apparently part... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
County Employee Claims Dismissal Was Political

County Employee Claims Dismissal Was Political

Man claims Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough tried to stop new hires before she was elected. Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
911 Recordings Released From Air Control Center Fire

911 Recordings Released From Air Control Center Fire

Fire allegedly set by contract employee continues to cause problems for Chicago air travel. Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Illinois Man Killed When Tire Goes Through Windshield

Illinois Man Killed When Tire Goes Through Windshield

A 55-year-old Lombard man was killed Monday after a tire flew off an oncoming vehicle on I-90 in Wisconsin... Watch »

55 minutes ago
Man Checks Out of Hotel, Leaves Marijuana in Fridge

Man Checks Out of Hotel, Leaves Marijuana in Fridge

A southwest suburban is facing charges for having marijuana in a tub of butter, which he forgot in the refrigerator... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
No Bail for Man Charged With Killing Girlfriend, Daughter

No Bail for Man Charged With Killing Girlfriend, Daughter

A Northwest Side man accused of viciously stabbing his live-in girlfriend and 7-year-old daughter to death... Watch »

Sep 30, 2014
Opinion: Pols Need to Back Off Their Love For Uber

Opinion: Pols Need to Back Off Their Love For Uber

It doesn’t really matter how a company makes its money for some Illinois politicians to come-a-running. Read »

Sep 30, 2014
FBI: Chicago Man Threatened Beheadings at SIU

FBI: Chicago Man Threatened Beheadings at SIU

Federal investigators say a Chicago man accused of mailing threats of rapes, killings, bombings and beheadings at a... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Illinois Lawmakers Proceed With Hearing on Quinn's Scandal-Drenched Anti-Violence Program

Illinois Lawmakers Proceed With Hearing on Quinn's...

While he gains traction in the race to keep his job, Gov. Pat Quinn is not off the hook amid lingering... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Pet Hospital Where Dogs Died Passed Recent Inspection

Pet Hospital Where Dogs Died Passed Recent Inspection

Conditions at Dolton Animal Hospital were deemed "satisfactory" in most recent annual report. Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Hot Doug's Owner Doug Sohn Reveals Plans for Auction

Hot Doug's Owner Doug Sohn Reveals Plans for Auction

Fans sporting a Hot Doug’s tattoo may already have a piece of the famous encased meat eatery with them forever, but... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Michigan AD Apologizes for Mistakes With QB Injury

Michigan AD Apologizes for Mistakes With QB Injury

Roughly 12 hours after embattled Michigan coach Brady Hoke said he'd been given no indication that quarterback Shane... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
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