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Scientists Develop First Blood Test to Diagnose Adult Depression

Scientists Develop First Blood Test to Diagnose Adult Depression

Northwestern Medicine scientists in Chicago have developed a blood test to diagnose major depression in adults,... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Survey Ranks States With Rudest Drivers

Survey Ranks States With Rudest Drivers

Illinois drivers aren’t exactly known for being friendly on the road, but according to a new study, they may not be... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Sears Takes $400M Loan From Lampert's Hedge Fund

Sears Takes $400M Loan From Lampert's Hedge Fund

Sears is taking out a $400 million secured short-term loan from a hedge fund run by CEO Edward Lampert. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Body Found at O’Hare Identified as Missing Evanston Man

Body Found at O’Hare Identified as Missing Evanston Man

A man found dead in an O’Hare Airport parking lot Monday has been identified as a man reported missing from north... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Pedestrian Hit by Car on Near North Side

Pedestrian Hit by Car on Near North Side

Chicago Avenue between North LaSalle and North Wells streets was closed to traffic early Tuesday after a pedestrian... Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Vehicle Bursts Into Flames on City's Northwest Side

Vehicle Bursts Into Flames on City's Northwest Side

The fire was on the 1700 block of West Carroll Avenue, adjacent to tracks used by Metra trains. Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Homeowner Injured in Elgin House Explosion

Homeowner Injured in Elgin House Explosion

Crews were called to the home in the 1100 block of Morningside Drive at 9:49 p.m. for reports of a house... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Nurse Accused of Having

Nurse Accused of Having "Unsolicited" Sex With Patient

Lawsuit claims woman had intercourse with medicated patient awaiting heart transplant. Read »

Sep 16, 2014
Cubs Beat Reds on Rizzo Walk-Off Homer

Cubs Beat Reds on Rizzo Walk-Off Homer

Anthony Rizzo called his first two at-bats a battle. The last one was a whole lot better. The first baseman... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Mom Says Heroin to Blame for Son's Assault on Woman

Mom Says Heroin to Blame for Son's Assault on Woman

Aaron Parks, 17, accused of sexually assaulting pregnant woman while under electronic monitoring in connection with... Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Oak Street Heist Linked to Suburban Louis Vuitton Burglary

Oak Street Heist Linked to Suburban Louis Vuitton Burglary

Sources tell NBC 5 that the same crew may have hit both stores. Watch »

Sep 15, 2014
Sox Blow Late Lead Versus Royals

Sox Blow Late Lead Versus Royals

Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Victims Still Fear Convicted Cyberstalker

Victims Still Fear Convicted Cyberstalker

Lincoln Park man notorious for destroying online reputations to be sentenced Tuesday. Watch »

Sep 16, 2014
Marriott Progam Encourages Tips for Hotel Maids

Marriott Progam Encourages Tips for Hotel Maids

Hotel chain to leave envelopes in rooms during new campaign. Read »

Sep 15, 2014
The Obamas Get Chicago Schools Named After Them

The Obamas Get Chicago Schools Named After Them

South Chicago suburbs Park Forest and Chicago Heights have renamed two area schools in tribute to President... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Slain Merrillville Police Officer Laid to Rest

Slain Merrillville Police Officer Laid to Rest

Hundreds turn out to honor Nickolaus Schultz who was killed in the line of duty. Watch »

Sep 15, 2014
Police Say Indiana Man Mutilated Girlfriend's Body

Police Say Indiana Man Mutilated Girlfriend's Body

Police in southeastern Indiana say they believe a man charged with murdering his 46-year-old girlfriend ate parts of... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Airline Celebrates O'Hare Launch With $29 Airfare

Airline Celebrates O'Hare Launch With $29 Airfare

To celebrate the launch of its domestic service from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, Frontier Airlines is... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
Ouster of Marshall High School Principal Draws Outcry

Ouster of Marshall High School Principal Draws Outcry

CPS officials say principal was replaced because of school's academic performance. Watch »

Sep 15, 2014
Judge Halts Proceedings in

Judge Halts Proceedings in "Slender Man" Stabbing Case

A judge has halted court proceedings for one of two 12-year-old girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to... Read »

Sep 15, 2014
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