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Former President Clinton Stumps for Quinn, Durbin
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Former President Clinton Stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Bill Clinton became the latest high-profile Democrat to back the re-election bids of Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, saying Tuesday that the candidates focus on issues important to voters, like jobs and health care. Read »

24 minutes ago
Chicago-Area Hospitals Ready to Treat Ebola Patients

Chicago-Area Hospitals Ready to Treat Ebola Patients

10/21/2014: If Ebola were to arrive in Chicago, four area hospitals have agreed to treat potential patients. NBC 5's Watch »

29 minutes ago
Suspected Serial Killer Used Online Advertising Site to Meet Victim

Suspected Serial Killer Used Online Advertising Site to Meet Victim

Murder victim Afrikka Hardy’s ad on Backpage.com is one of thousands posted daily to the website offering sex... Watch »

40 minutes ago
Field Museum Exhibit Dispels

Field Museum Exhibit Dispels "Vodou" Myths

10/21/2014: The Field Museum's "Voduo: Sacred Powers of Haiti" aims to dispel myths surrounding... Watch »

2 hours ago
Cupich Won't Be Living in Cardinal's Mansion: Sources

Cupich Won't Be Living in Cardinal's Mansion: Sources

Chicago’s new Archbishop Blasé Cupich has said “stay tuned” about where he will live when he moves to Chicago,... Watch »

2 hours ago
Obama Forgot to Clean His Chicago Home Before Leaving For Washington

Obama Forgot to Clean His Chicago Home Before Leaving For Washington

President Barack Obama says his home on Chicago's South Side is a 2008-era time warp of sorts, with old... Read »

3 hours ago
The 11 Biggest Quinn-sults and Rauner Rips From Last Night's Debate

The 11 Biggest Quinn-sults and Rauner Rips From Last Night's Debate

Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican opponent Bruce Rauner squared off Monday night in their... Read »

3 hours ago
The Chicago GOP's Chris Cleveland Sounds Off on Quinn, Rahm and Daley

The Chicago GOP's Chris Cleveland Sounds Off on Quinn, Rahm and Daley

As Illinois' GOP gubernatorial contender Bruce Rauner focuses attention on Democratic Chicago, the state's... Read »

3 hours ago
What Full Ebola Gear Looks Like At Ingalls Hospital

What Full Ebola Gear Looks Like At Ingalls Hospital

10/21/14: Ingalls Health System demonstrates to NBC 5's Nesita Kwan what full Ebola hospital gear looks like. Watch »

4 hours ago
Cook County Jail Guard Accused of Smuggling Pot in Sandwiches

Cook County Jail Guard Accused of Smuggling Pot in Sandwiches

Jason Marek, 29, was allegedly living a double life — using his day job to smuggle sandwiches stuffed with marijuana... Read »

4 hours ago
Blackhawks' Goal Horn Rated as Best in NHL

Blackhawks' Goal Horn Rated as Best in NHL

Whenever the Chicago Blackhawks score, "Chelsea Dagger" pulsates through the United Center speakers,... Read »

5 hours ago
Gary Police Search Abandoned Homes

Gary Police Search Abandoned Homes

Officials have been searching abandoned homes in Gary, Indiana, for more victims of a suspected serial killer... Watch »

31 minutes ago
Coroner Seeks Public's Help in Identifying Indiana Victims

Coroner Seeks Public's Help in Identifying Indiana Victims

The Lake County coroner is asking for the public's help in identifying two more women whose bodies were among seven... Watch »

35 minutes ago
Crawford Out vs. Flyers, Raanta to Start

Crawford Out vs. Flyers, Raanta to Start

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford has been stellar so far this season, but he'll be watching from... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Man to President:

Man to President: "Don't Touch My Girlfriend"

While taking part in Early Voting in Chicago on Monday, President Barack Obama was interrupted at his... Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Line Shuffle Continues as Versteeg Joins Second Line

Line Shuffle Continues as Versteeg Joins Second Line

The Chicago Blackhawks will be looking to get their offense going again as Joel Quenneville has put Kris Versteeg on... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Man in Critical Condition After Beating at Bears Tailgate Party

Man in Critical Condition After Beating at Bears Tailgate Party

A man is in critical condition after he was beaten up during a tailgate party in a McCormick Place parking... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Wisconsin Man Accused of Groping 3 at Haunted House

Wisconsin Man Accused of Groping 3 at Haunted House

Authorities have charged a Wisconsin man who they say groped patrons inside a Mount Pleasant haunted house. Read »

Oct 21, 2014
City Continues to Walk Fine Line on Police Overtime

City Continues to Walk Fine Line on Police Overtime

The city is once again spending millions of dollars beyond what was budgeted for police overtime. Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Nurses, University of Illinois Hospital Reach Pact

Nurses, University of Illinois Hospital Reach Pact

Nurses and administrators of the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago have reached a tentative agreement that... Read »

Oct 21, 2014

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