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Police Search Home of Highway Shooting Suspect

Police Search Home of Highway Shooting Suspect

Police have arrested a male suspect in a string of random Kansas City-area highway shootings that have wounded three... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Hawks Miss Golden Chance to Grab Series Lead

Hawks Miss Golden Chance to Grab Series Lead

With several third period power plays, the Chicago Blackhawks had plenty of chances to win Game 1 over the St. Louis Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Spike in Mumps Cases Reported Around Illinois

Spike in Mumps Cases Reported Around Illinois

So far this year, there've been 65 cases reported across the state, mostly in Morgan and Sangamon counties. Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Regulators Propose Changes to Illinois' MediPot Rules

Regulators Propose Changes to Illinois' MediPot Rules

Illinois regulators crafting the first rules for the state's new medical marijuana industry have lowered... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Boy, 12, Shot in Altgeld Gardens

Boy, 12, Shot in Altgeld Gardens

The boy was shot in the leg about 8:45 p.m. after he walked past two males in the 13100 block of South... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Teen Pulled From Water After 90 Minutes Dies

Teen Pulled From Water After 90 Minutes Dies

First responders said they pulled the 15-year-old from a pond off Haligus Road in Woodstock, northwest of Chicago. Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
 Red Sox Top White Sox in Pitchers Duel

Red Sox Top White Sox in Pitchers Duel

Jon Lester pitched eight sharp innings and David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in Boston's two-run... Read »

Apr 17, 2014

Honoring Chicagoland's Fallen Heroes

NBC Chicago salutes the men and women in the armed forces who have died in combat. View »

Nov 10, 2012
Nik Wallenda Scouts Local Locations For Tightrope Walk

Nik Wallenda Scouts Local Locations For Tightrope Walk

Daredevil Nik Wallenda is in Chicago scouting possible locations for a tightrope walk between two Windy... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
Suspect in Gym Hidden Camera Case Faces Child Porn Charges

Suspect in Gym Hidden Camera Case Faces Child Porn Charges

Investigators say a search of the Waukegan home of a man charged in connection with placing a hidden camera at... Read »

Apr 17, 2014

2014 Playoffs: Blackhawks Versus Blues

Hawks try to knock off their higher-seeded rivals in the first round. View »

Apr 17, 2014
Fake Peoria Mayor Twitter Account Prompts Police Raid

Fake Peoria Mayor Twitter Account Prompts Police Raid

Police officers trying to find out who was behind a fake Twitter account set up in the name of Peoria's mayor... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Tractor Theft Endangers Exotic Animal Shelter

Tractor Theft Endangers Exotic Animal Shelter

Thieves broke into the Settler's Pond Animal Shelter and stole the large tractor used to feed 350 animals. Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
Blues Beat Blackhawks In Third Overtime

Blues Beat Blackhawks In Third Overtime

The Chicago Blackhawks were 1:45 away from taking the first game of their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series --... Read »

Apr 18, 2014
First Lady Welcomes CPS Students on College Visit

First Lady Welcomes CPS Students on College Visit

First Lady Michelle Obama and rapper Bow Wow welcomed dozens of Chicago high schoolers to Howard University... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Indiana High School Goes Viral With Epic Lip Dub Video

Indiana High School Goes Viral With Epic Lip Dub Video

An Indiana school’s “lip dub” video has gone viral. Read »

Apr 17, 2014
Suit Filed Against Cops Accused of Lying On Stand

Suit Filed Against Cops Accused of Lying On Stand

Five police officers, three from Chicago and two from Glenview, all accused of lying on the witness stand in... Watch »

Apr 18, 2014
Hawks Fans Gear Up For Another Magical Run

Hawks Fans Gear Up For Another Magical Run

Hawks pride is on display all over the city. Watch »

Apr 17, 2014
Benny the Bull Waves Flag Atop Willis Tower

Benny the Bull Waves Flag Atop Willis Tower

Are you ready for the playoffs? Chicago Bulls mascot Benny the Bull waved the team's flag on top of the Willis Tower... Watch »

Apr 17, 2014
Gurnee Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Girls for Years

Gurnee Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Girls for Years

The owner of a north suburban business is behind bars on a $500,000 bond after he was charged with... Read »

Apr 17, 2014
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