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Senator Wants Stiffer Punishment for Decapitations

Senator Wants Stiffer Punishment for Decapitations

Republican Sen. Brent Steele of Bedford cited a gruesome beheading in Oklahoma last month as the reason for... Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Rape Suspect Found Dead

Rape Suspect Found Dead

Michael Giffin was arrested Jan. 28, 2012 after a woman claimed he sexually assaulted her. Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Gibson, Ducks Shut Out Blackhawks 1-0

Gibson, Ducks Shut Out Blackhawks 1-0

The Chicago Blackhawks put 38 shots on goal on Tuesday night, but it wasn't enough as Anaheim Ducks goaltender John... Read »

Oct 28, 2014
Girl, 4, Hurt in Porch Collapse:

Girl, 4, Hurt in Porch Collapse: "I'm Going to Be Fine Today"

A 4-year-old girl rescued after the porch she was playing on collapsed on her says she’s “going to be fine.” Watch »

Oct 28, 2014
School Board Walks Out of Meeting as Crowd Grows Angry

School Board Walks Out of Meeting as Crowd Grows Angry

A suburban school board meeting was shut down Tuesday as emotions reached a boiling point between officials... Watch »

Oct 29, 2014
Wing of Frontier Airlines Plane Strikes Fence at O'Hare Airport

Wing of Frontier Airlines Plane Strikes Fence at O'Hare Airport

A Frontier Airlines flight destined for Washington D.C. was stuck at O’Hare Airport after the wing of the... Read »

Oct 28, 2014
Crunch Time for Governor Candidates

Crunch Time for Governor Candidates

The timing of Tuesday’s announcement that over the next two years Amazon will create 1,000 new jobs in Illinois has... Watch »

Oct 28, 2014
Red Light Cameras Draw Scrutiny in Chicago

Red Light Cameras Draw Scrutiny in Chicago

They are the little flashes of light that are bringing in big bucks for the city, 352 red light cameras at... Watch »

Oct 28, 2014
Substitute Teacher Accused of Using Racial Slur

Substitute Teacher Accused of Using Racial Slur

A substitute teacher in a Chicago suburb is being accused of using a racial slur when speaking to a group of eighth... Watch »

Oct 29, 2014
Suburb Pledges To Stop Complaining

Suburb Pledges To Stop Complaining

Residents in suburban Wauconda take a pledge to not complain for 21 days. NBC's LeeAnn Trotter explains why. Watch »

Oct 28, 2014
Vehicle Crashes Into Oakbrook Center Mall

Vehicle Crashes Into Oakbrook Center Mall

A vehicle backing out of a parking space Monday afternoon slammed into the entrance of Neiman Marcus at... Read »

Oct 28, 2014
Michael Jordan Tweets

Michael Jordan Tweets "I'm Back!"

Michael Jordan is trying his hand at social media, and he went all out for his first tweet Tuesday. Read »

Oct 29, 2014
Kelsey Grammer Touts Crime Victims Amendment in Illinois

Kelsey Grammer Touts Crime Victims Amendment in Illinois

Kelsey Grammer is touting an Illinois constitutional amendment that would make it easier for crime victims and their... Read »

Oct 28, 2014
Raanta vs. Darling: Who Will Win Blackhawks' Back-Up Battle?

Raanta vs. Darling: Who Will Win Blackhawks' Back-Up Battle?

Scott Darling will make his second straight start for the Chicago Blackhawks Tuesday Read »

Oct 28, 2014
Opinion: Progressives Need Multiple Choice Option to Beat Rahm

Opinion: Progressives Need Multiple Choice Option to Beat Rahm

From an anti-Rahm standpoint, the real goal could well be a run-off election with two strong, viable... Watch »

Oct 28, 2014
Indiana Cardiologists Sued Over Unnecessary Procedures

Indiana Cardiologists Sued Over Unnecessary Procedures

Three northwest Indiana cardiologists are the targets of 19 lawsuits and a complaint filed with the... Read »

Oct 28, 2014
Jeff Gordon's Driver's Ed Teacher Killed in Crash

Jeff Gordon's Driver's Ed Teacher Killed in Crash

A retired Indiana school principal who was NASCAR star Jeff Gordon's driver's education teacher was killed with his... Read »

Oct 28, 2014
Cook County Program Helps Rehabilitate Neighborhoods and Inmates

Cook County Program Helps Rehabilitate Neighborhoods and Inmates

The Cook County Sheriff's Neighborhood Restoration Initiative is Making A Difference by improving neighborhoods... Watch »

Oct 28, 2014
Pastor Corey Brooks Responds to Criticism

Pastor Corey Brooks Responds to Criticism

South Side Rev. Corey Brooks says he's baffled by a Chicago Sun-Times column criticizing his... Read »

Oct 28, 2014
Advocates Question Ebola Quarantine

Advocates Question Ebola Quarantine

Advocates looking for volunteers to help those suffering in Ebola-stricken countries in Western Africa are concerned... Watch »

Oct 28, 2014

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