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Cost to Protect Gov. Walker More Than Tripled Since Predecessor

Cost to Protect Gov. Walker More Than Tripled Since Predecessor

Security costs for Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch last year were more than... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Man Arrested in Slaying of Indiana University Student

Man Arrested in Slaying of Indiana University Student

Authorities have filed preliminary murder charges against a man in the death of an Indiana University student whose... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
White Sox Players Suspended After Brawl

White Sox Players Suspended After Brawl

Jeff Samardzija and Chris Sale were each suspended for five games by Major League Baseball for their roles in... Read »

Apr 26, 2015
Thunderstorms Force Cancellation of End of Illinois Marathon

Thunderstorms Force Cancellation of End of Illinois Marathon

The remainder of the Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon in Champaign and Urbana has been cancelled because of... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
Questions Arise After Indiana School Stage Collapse Injures 16

Questions Arise After Indiana School Stage Collapse Injures 16

The superintendent of an Indiana school district where a stage collapsed, injuring 16 high school students when they... Watch »

Apr 25, 2015
Former Teacher Charged With Sex Abuse

Former Teacher Charged With Sex Abuse

A former technology teacher at suburban Hinsdale Central High School has been charged with sexually abusing a... Watch »

Apr 25, 2015
Police: Knife-Wielding Robber Targeting North Side Cab Drivers

Police: Knife-Wielding Robber Targeting North Side Cab Drivers

Police caution North Side taxi drivers after a pair of cabbies were robbed at knifepoint in separate incidents last... Read »

Apr 25, 2015
One Killed, Two Injured in House Party Shooting

One Killed, Two Injured in House Party Shooting

A woman was killed and two men injured in a shooting at a house party Friday night in the South Side Roseland... Watch »

Apr 25, 2015
White Sox-Royals Game Suspended by Rain

White Sox-Royals Game Suspended by Rain

Teams were tied at 2 heading into the ninth inning. Read »

Apr 24, 2015
Former Hinsdale Teacher Charged With Sex Abuse

Former Hinsdale Teacher Charged With Sex Abuse

James Bryla, A former teacher at Hinsdale Central High School, was charged for allegedly having sexual contact with... Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
Cubs Score 4 in 11th Inning to Beat Reds

Cubs Score 4 in 11th Inning to Beat Reds

Chicago 7, Cincinnati 3 Read »

Apr 24, 2015
Family to Feds: New Clue Could Crack Death Case

Family to Feds: New Clue Could Crack Death Case

Family presses FBI to reopen case of mother who died in Mexico after author finds records showing mysterious phone... Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
Fire Consumes Homer Glen Home

Fire Consumes Homer Glen Home

Flames were seen blowing out all areas of the two-story home on the 15500 block of W. 159th St. at about 7 p.m. Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
Girl Battling Cancer Has Block Named in Her Honor

Girl Battling Cancer Has Block Named in Her Honor

Emily Beazley stopped her treatment for non-Hodgkins lymphoma earlier this week after doctors said it wasn't... Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
Retiring Judge Shares Stories From Behind the Bench

Retiring Judge Shares Stories From Behind the Bench

Judge James Holderman was appointed to the federal bench by President Ronald Reagan in September of 1984. Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
Lawyer: NIU Frat Members Won't Get Jail Time For Student's Death

Lawyer: NIU Frat Members Won't Get Jail Time For Student's Death

An attorney for the family of a Northern Illinois University student who died after a party says five fraternity... Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
Dog Left in Animal Control Van for

Dog Left in Animal Control Van for "Several Days"

"Missy" was examined and doing well Friday after reportedly being left without food and water for several... Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
Sheriff: Lapses in Protocol Lead to Killer's Escape

Sheriff: Lapses in Protocol Lead to Killer's Escape

The Kankakee County sheriff says documents showing staff conducted a count of inmates at lockdown time were... Watch »

Apr 24, 2015
Harley-Davidson Announces Motorcycle Recall

Harley-Davidson Announces Motorcycle Recall

Recall covers certain Electra Glide, Ultra Limited, Police Electra Glide, Street Glide, Road Glide and Road King... Read »

Apr 24, 2015

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

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