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Teen Charged After Hitting Boy With SUV in Park
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Teen Charged After Hitting Boy With SUV in Park

A man has been charged with hitting a 10-year-old boy with a vehicle Wednesday evening in the South Shore neighborhood. Read »

2 hours ago
CPD Officers Put in 12-Hour Shifts for Holiday Weekend

CPD Officers Put in 12-Hour Shifts for Holiday Weekend

Chicago police officers will work longer hours this Fourth of July weekend following last's year's bloody holiday... Watch »

4 hours ago
Illinois City Condemns Childhood Home of Dick Van Dyke

Illinois City Condemns Childhood Home of Dick Van Dyke

The childhood home of actor Dick Van Dyke could be torn down after a central Illinois city condemned the dilapidated... Read »

4 hours ago
Thousands Arrive for Final Grateful Dead Shows

Thousands Arrive for Final Grateful Dead Shows

The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum... Watch »

4 hours ago
Man Accused of Killing Quincy Boy, 12, Gets Lawyers

Man Accused of Killing Quincy Boy, 12, Gets Lawyers

An Arizona man accused in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old Quincy boy has a new legal team after a three-week... Read »

5 hours ago
Bill Would Allow Cameras in Illinois Nursing Homes

Bill Would Allow Cameras in Illinois Nursing Homes

Illinois would become the fourth state in the U.S. to allow video and audio monitoring devices in nursing homes... Read »

5 hours ago
Home Runs, Koehler Lift Marlins to 2-1 Win Over Cubs

Home Runs, Koehler Lift Marlins to 2-1 Win Over Cubs

Justin Bour and Christian Yelich homered and the Miami Marlins got six impressive innings from Tom Koehler in a 2-1... Read »

6 hours ago
At Least 1 Dead in Bartlett Plane Crash

At Least 1 Dead in Bartlett Plane Crash

A small aircraft crashed in Bartlett Friday afternoon. Watch »

4 hours ago
Cab Driver Charged After Leaving Teen at Summer Camp

Cab Driver Charged After Leaving Teen at Summer Camp

A southern Illinois cab driver has been charged with misdemeanor child endangerment after a 13-year-old girl went... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Cops: Man Killed, Woman Injured in South Side Shooting

Cops: Man Killed, Woman Injured in South Side Shooting

A man was killed and a woman was wounded in a shooting early Friday in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Blue Jackets Sign Saad for 6 Years

Blue Jackets Sign Saad for 6 Years

The Columbus Blue Jackets made it clear when they traded for Brandon Saad that they intended to sign him to a... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
U of Chicago Among Most Expensive Colleges in U.S.

U of Chicago Among Most Expensive Colleges in U.S.

One of the nation's priciest colleges resides right here in Chicago, according to national education statistics... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Bowman Says Team Interested in Oduya Return

Bowman Says Team Interested in Oduya Return

The Chicago Blackhawks have some salary cap issues that they have to address, but they might clear some room to... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Union Lawsuit Seeks Full Pay Despite No Illinois Budget

Union Lawsuit Seeks Full Pay Despite No Illinois Budget

Unions representing Illinois state employees have filed a lawsuit demanding they will be paid in full and on time... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
How to Navigate Chicago This Fourth of July Weekend

How to Navigate Chicago This Fourth of July Weekend

NBC 5 traffic reporter Kye Martin offers tips for how to navigate Chicago's Fourth of July festivities and the... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015
Suburban Chicago Nurse Sentenced for Exporting Weapons

Suburban Chicago Nurse Sentenced for Exporting Weapons

A suburban Chicago nurse has been sentenced to five years in prison for purchasing and shipping more than 30 weapons... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Cubs Concessions to Sell Hot Doug's Sausages

Cubs Concessions to Sell Hot Doug's Sausages

The Chicago Cubs and Doug Sohn, founder of the famous Hot Doug's, announced a new menu at the concession stand in... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Desjardins Re-Signs With Blackhawks: Reports

Desjardins Re-Signs With Blackhawks: Reports

The Chicago Blackhawks added another veteran winger to the roster on Friday, reportedly re-signing Andrew Desjardins... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
8 Shot as Fourth of July Weekend Begins

8 Shot as Fourth of July Weekend Begins

Shootings across Chicago have killed at least three people and wounded five others even as thousands of police... Watch »

4 hours ago
Great Chicago Fire Festival Moves to Northerly Island

Great Chicago Fire Festival Moves to Northerly Island

After last year's "fiasco on the river," the Great Chicago Fire Festival will move to drier land this... Read »

Jul 3, 2015

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