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Man Charged in Shooting That Wounded Woman, 61

Man Charged in Shooting That Wounded Woman, 61

A Chicago man was charged Friday in connection with a shooting that left a 61-year-old woman wounded while she sat... Watch »

May 29, 2015
Drone Surveys Chicago's Frozen Beaches

Drone Surveys Chicago's Frozen Beaches

Another drone video showing off the beauty of Chicago is collecting comments and traction on the Internet. Read »

May 28, 2015
Police: Two Found Dead After Home Invasion in Chicago

Police: Two Found Dead After Home Invasion in Chicago

Officers responded to a home on the 3600 block of West 55th Street, near Midway International Airport, after... Watch »

May 28, 2015
House Committee OKs Police Body Camera Measure

House Committee OKs Police Body Camera Measure

Illinois could soon establish statewide rules for the use of police body cameras, but the proposed legislation would... Read »

May 28, 2015
Man Charged With Animal Cruelty After Dog Beating Video

Man Charged With Animal Cruelty After Dog Beating Video

"I regret ever doing such a horrible thing," Alone at Home Pet Care's Jon Stenholt wrote in an email to... Watch »

May 28, 2015
Hastert Resigns From Law Firm Amid Indictment

Hastert Resigns From Law Firm Amid Indictment

The website for Dickstein Shapiro LLC had Hastert's biography as a "featured attorney" as late as Thursday... Watch »

May 28, 2015
Duckworth: Democratic 2016 Senate Primary Hurts Kirk

Duckworth: Democratic 2016 Senate Primary Hurts Kirk

Duckworth says potential challenger in the Democratic primary for Republican U.S. Sen. Watch »

May 28, 2015
Orioles, White Sox Split Doubleheader Caused by Riots

Orioles, White Sox Split Doubleheader Caused by Riots

Chicago won first game 3-2 before Baltimore rebounded with 6-3 win. Read »

May 28, 2015
Former Speaker Hastert Faces Federal Charges

Former Speaker Hastert Faces Federal Charges

Plano Republican withdrew funds in increments less than $10,000 each to avoid required bank filings, officials... Watch »

May 29, 2015
NBC5 Introduces New Sky 5 Chopper

NBC5 Introduces New Sky 5 Chopper

Kye Martin shows off NBC5's new Sky 5 helicopter! Watch »

May 29, 2015
 Flight Attendant Who Took Photo in Plane's Engine Finds Support

Flight Attendant Who Took Photo in Plane's Engine Finds Support

A labor union representing flight attendants is backing one of their own amid a controversy involving a photo of the... Read »

May 29, 2015
Man Who Drowned Trying To Save Cat Identified

Man Who Drowned Trying To Save Cat Identified

A 46-year-old man who died after he jumped into a north suburban lake to save a cat during a canoe trip Sunday night... Watch »

May 28, 2015
Naperville Man Pleads Guilty in Chicago-Area FAA Fire

Naperville Man Pleads Guilty in Chicago-Area FAA Fire

The man accused of sabotaging a Federal Aviation Administration facility in Aurora last fall pleaded guilty Thursday... Watch »

May 28, 2015
Chicago Named

Chicago Named "Corruption Capital of America"

Chicago has maintained its first-place status, but not for something the city should be proud of. Read »

May 28, 2015
Chicago Bulls Fire Head Coach Tom Thibodeau

Chicago Bulls Fire Head Coach Tom Thibodeau

The Chicago Bulls have parted ways with head coach Tom Thibodeau, the team announced Thursday. Watch »

May 28, 2015
Report: Rauner Schools Czar Paid Through Agency Facing Cuts

Report: Rauner Schools Czar Paid Through Agency Facing Cuts

Gov. Bruce Rauner is paying the hefty salary of his new education secretary from the budget of the state human... Read »

May 28, 2015
Chicago Man Who Drowned in Wisconsin River Identified

Chicago Man Who Drowned in Wisconsin River Identified

The 21-year-old Chicago man who drowned in the Wisconsin River during a family fishing trip over the holiday weekend... Read »

May 28, 2015
Mom Given Life-Saving Kidney After Son's Death

Mom Given Life-Saving Kidney After Son's Death

When 24-year-old Ronald Perry unexpectedly passed away from a stroke earlier this month, he left his mother one... Watch »

May 28, 2015
Man Tried to Lure Kids With Game of

Man Tried to Lure Kids With Game of "Hide and Seek"

A man tried to lure a 5-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl from a playground in suburban Lisle Wednesday by... Read »

May 28, 2015
Chicago-Area Teen Advances to Spelling Bee Semifinals

Chicago-Area Teen Advances to Spelling Bee Semifinals

One of eight Chicago-area teens to compete in the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee has advanced to the... Watch »

May 28, 2015

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