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Man Who Threw Fatal Punch at Beach Party Ordered Back to Jail

Man Who Threw Fatal Punch at Beach Party Ordered Back to Jail

The man accused in the 2011 deadly beating of a teen at a Northwest Indiana beach was ordered back to jail... Watch »

3 hours ago
2 Life Sentences for Man Who Killed Pregnant Woman

2 Life Sentences for Man Who Killed Pregnant Woman

Cooper killed 21-year-old Alisha Bromfield, also of Plainfield, when the two were at a Nasewaupee resort for... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Lightning, Heavy Rain Likely in Latest Round of Storms

Lightning, Heavy Rain Likely in Latest Round of Storms

Below-average temperatures give way to a weekend of on-and-off thunderstorms, beginning Friday evening. Watch »

5 hours ago
Hawks Headlines: Saad's Season Scrutinized

Hawks Headlines: Saad's Season Scrutinized

In this edition of Hawks Headlines, we take a look at the seasons of Brandon Saad and Corey Crawford, as well... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Bears Bites: Fales, Clausen Ready to Succeed in QB Battle

Bears Bites: Fales, Clausen Ready to Succeed in QB Battle

The Chicago Bears will get their training camp underway on Friday morning, and we have all the latest news and notes... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Emanuel Admits Red Light Cameras Need a Review

Emanuel Admits Red Light Cameras Need a Review

Emanuel's statements come after media reports about at least 9,000 questionable tickets at a dozen... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Services Scheduled for Officer Killed in Dan Ryan Crash

Services Scheduled for Officer Killed in Dan Ryan Crash

Friday and Saturday services for Tito Rodriguez to be held in southwest suburban Stickney. Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Man Gets Prison Time for $5M Violin Theft

Man Gets Prison Time for $5M Violin Theft

A Milwaukee man who provided the stun gun used in the theft of a $5 million Stradivarius violin in January... Watch »

Jul 25, 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
Bar Worker Escapes Handcuffs, Hurts 2 Naperville Cops

Bar Worker Escapes Handcuffs, Hurts 2 Naperville Cops

Israel Alcantar-Abrego, 24, of Aurora, was ordered held on $50,000 bail. Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Aurora Aldermen OK MediPot Rules

Aurora Aldermen OK MediPot Rules

Illinois is one of 23 states authorizing the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Airport Employee Stole From Military Foot Lockers, Police Say

Airport Employee Stole From Military Foot Lockers, Police Say

James Matthews, 41, of Sauk Village, was charged with two felony counts of theft, police announced early Friday. Read »

Jul 25, 2014
NJ Gov. Christie to Stump for Rauner in Chicago

NJ Gov. Christie to Stump for Rauner in Chicago

Groups supporting gay marriage and other causes say they plan to protest outside the fundraiser. Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Police Say Mom Brought Three Kids to Home Burglary

Police Say Mom Brought Three Kids to Home Burglary

Racine police believe a woman brought her three children along when she allegedly tried to burglarize a home. Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Rauner's

Rauner's "Headlines" Ad Questioned for Accuracy

A campaign ad from the Republican candidate for Illinois governor is being called into question for tailoring — and... Read »

Jul 24, 2014
Sick Suburban Boy Becomes a Cop for a Day

Sick Suburban Boy Becomes a Cop for a Day

The Buffalo Grove Police Department had a new top cop on Wednesday. Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
Residents Object to Gas Plant Near Crystal Lake

Residents Object to Gas Plant Near Crystal Lake

A community meeting was held Thursday for residents to air their feelings about a proposed natural gas plant... Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
White Sox Top Twins 5-2

White Sox Top Twins 5-2

Hector Noesi allowed three hits over 7 2-3 innings and Adam Eaton had three hits and two RBIs to lead the... Read »

Jul 24, 2014
Suburban Mother Drowns Trying to Save Boy

Suburban Mother Drowns Trying to Save Boy

Karen Wessel, of Arlington Heights, attempted to save friend's son from Wisconsin lake. Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Group Seeks to Create Museum Campus South

Group Seeks to Create Museum Campus South

Several museums on Chicago's South Side are hoping to link with the Museum Campus to expand its Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
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