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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 05:38 AM CST

26 Local Women Rescued From Sex Trade

26 Local Women Rescued From Sex Trade

The Cook County sheriff’s office rescued 26 women from prostitution and arrested one male customer while taking part in an annual national law enforcement Super Bowl crackdown on sex trafficking.

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 05:41 AM CST

Sears to Speed Up Store Closings

Sears to Speed Up Store Closings

Sears keeps pruning its business in a years-long makeover, a bid to transform itself from a 123-year-old retail store into a nimble, 21st century operator.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 05:58 PM CST

Rauner to Suburban Leaders: State Should Try ‘to Be Average’

Rauner to Suburban Leaders: State Should Try ‘to Be Average’

During a town hall meeting with businesses and community leaders in Wheeling, Gov. Bruce Rauner discussed Illinois’ dire economic situation and stressed the need for the state to try “to be average.”

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 05:28 PM CST

Military Dog Reunited With Army Sergeant After Months Apart

Military Dog Reunited With Army Sergeant After Months Apart

Serving in the military creates special bonds, even between military dogs and their handlers. A non-profit group called Mission K-9 Rescue helped reunite a dog and an Army sergeant.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 06:37 PM CST

Inmate Hanged Himself as Deputy Watched Football: Suit

Inmate Hanged Himself as Deputy Watched Football: Suit

The family of a man who died after hanging himself in a Michigan jail cell has filed a federal lawsuit, claiming that the deputy who was supposed to be monitoring him was instead watching Monday Night Football...

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 06:43 PM CST

Crash, Police Activity Block Traffic on Outbound Eisenhower

Crash, Police Activity Block Traffic on Outbound Eisenhower

A crash on the outbound Eisenhower Expressway Tuesday afternoon shut down three lanes of the roadway during the evening rush hour.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 08:00 PM CST

All Outbound Lanes of Chicago Skyway Shut Down Over Truck Fire

All Outbound Lanes of Chicago Skyway Shut Down Over Truck Fire

All outbound lanes of the Chicago Skyway have been shut down after a truck caught fire, according to Illinois State Police.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 04:44 PM CST

Illinoisans Support Candidates in NH Primary

Illinoisans Support Candidates in NH Primary

Prior to polls opening for the New Hampshire primary election, a handful of Illinoisans traveled to the state to volunteer for candidates John Kasich and Hilary Clinton.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 05:54 PM CST

Stranded Traveler Questions Hotel Price Spike During Nasty Chicago Storm

Stranded Traveler Questions Hotel Price Spike During Nasty Chicago Storm

When a December ice storm paralyzed travel in Chicago, Kim Anderson decided to stay at a nearby hotel. She tells NBC 5 Responds she was shocked at the suddenly increased room prices.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 05:23 PM CST

NTSB Rules Lack of Sleep Likely Caused Fatal 2014 Crash on I-88

NTSB Rules Lack of Sleep Likely Caused Fatal 2014 Crash on I-88

The National Transportation Safety Board ruled Tuesday that the probable cause of a fiery 2014 accident on I-88 was a driver’s failure to get adequate sleep.

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