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Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 08:45 PM CDT

Don't Bring Your Anti-Tank Ammo to Us, We'll Come to You: PD

Don't Bring Your Anti-Tank Ammo to Us, We'll Come to You: PD

Someone transported a WWII-era anti-tank projectile, spent cartridges and what appear to be live rifle rounds in a cardboard box to a police station about 100 miles west of Chicago.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 06:38 PM CDT

Suspect in Fatal Beecher Crash Pleads Not Guilty

Suspect in Fatal Beecher Crash Pleads Not Guilty

The defendant in a fatal Beecher crash that claimed the lives of a pregnant mother and her three children was brought into a Will County courtroom Wednesday morning in a wheelchair. He entered a not guilty plea...

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 06:32 PM CDT

Lawmakers Make Progress in Debate Over School Funding

Lawmakers Make Progress in Debate Over School Funding

The deadline to override Governor Bruce Rauner’s veto of SB-1 is looming next week, and with signs of progress in negotiations, House Speaker Mike Madigan postponed a vote to do that.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 11:00 PM CDT

17-Year-Old Boy Killed Playing Basketball in Cicero

17-Year-Old Boy Killed Playing Basketball in Cicero

A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot while playing basketball Tuesday night in west suburban Cicero.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 11:28 PM CDT

Police Host Meeting After String of Chicago Carjackings

Police Host Meeting After String of Chicago Carjackings

Police have scheduled a community meeting about the carjackings Wednesday night in the Ukrainian Village, Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 09:52 PM CDT

Signs Supporting Refugees Being Stolen in Wheaton: Residents

Signs Supporting Refugees Being Stolen in Wheaton: Residents

Yard signs that welcome refugees are a common sight in communities like Wheaton, where many immigrants who escape violence or war-torn countries now call home. But many residents who support their new neighbors...

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 10:55 PM CDT

Jury Awards $148M to Dancer Paralyzed in Shelter Collapse

Jury Awards $148M to Dancer Paralyzed in Shelter Collapse

A 12 person jury reached a verdict Wednesday in the Tierney Darden vs. City of Chicago trial.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 04:34 PM CDT

Maddon Reveals Plans for Baez When Russell Returns

Maddon Reveals Plans for Baez When Russell Returns

Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez has been making some remarkable plays both with his bat and with his glove as he fills in for injured shortstop Addison Russell, but has he done enough to take over the role on...

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 04:23 PM CDT

Police Issue Warning After a Dozen Downtown-Area Robberies

Police Issue Warning After a Dozen Downtown-Area Robberies

Two out of a dozen recent robberies in Streeterville and River North were witnessed by NBC 5 employees over the past month.

Wednesday, Aug 23, 2017 at 04:43 PM CDT

Trubisky Takes First Team Reps, Fox Says

Trubisky Takes First Team Reps, Fox Says

The Chicago Bears have maintained that Mike Glennon will be their starting quarterback ever since they signed him this spring, but a new face was under center with the first team for at least a portion of...

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