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Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Governor's Son on Twitter

Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Governor's Son on Twitter

A Milwaukee man has pleaded guilty to threatening Gov. Scott Walker's adult son on Twitter. Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Police Investigate String of Convenience Store Robberies

Police Investigate String of Convenience Store Robberies

Two people arrested after a police chase ended near Chicago’s Hanson Park Friday morning may have been involved in a... Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
Baby of Bali Murder Suspect Sick With Jaundice

Baby of Bali Murder Suspect Sick With Jaundice

New mom Heather Mack spent Friday with her newborn daughter, Stella, at a pediatric clinic in Bali. Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Crawford to Wear Special Mask Friday Night

Crawford to Wear Special Mask Friday Night

When the Chicago Blackhawks take on the Columbus Blue Jackets Friday night, goaltender Corey Crawford will be... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Who Would Best Replace Zayn Malik in One Direction?

Who Would Best Replace Zayn Malik in One Direction?

Could NBC5’s Anthony Ponce be the next member in the group One Direction? Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Wisconsin Couple Accused of Locking Teenage Girl in Basement

Wisconsin Couple Accused of Locking Teenage Girl in Basement

A Wisconsin couple is accused of locking their 13-year-old daughter in a cold basement with no toilet or sink... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Rep. Duckworth to Announce 2016 Senate Bid: Report

Rep. Duckworth to Announce 2016 Senate Bid: Report

Rep. Tammy Duckworth will reportedly announce a 2016 Senate bid next week. Read »

Mar 27, 2015
10 Places to Carbo-Load Before Shamrock Shuffle

10 Places to Carbo-Load Before Shamrock Shuffle

Time to carb-up! Here are 10 places that are guaranteed to give you fuel before the Shamrock Shuffle. Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Detroit Boy Found in Basement Was Denied Food, Water

Detroit Boy Found in Basement Was Denied Food, Water

A doctor says a Detroit boy missing for 11 days told authorities that he was sent to the basement because he... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Autopsies: Children Found in Freezer Beaten to Death

Autopsies: Children Found in Freezer Beaten to Death

Autopsies have determined that two children found dead in a freezer in their Detroit home were beaten to death, with... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Conservative Money in City Council Race Sparks Controversy

Conservative Money in City Council Race Sparks Controversy

41 ward council woman Mary O'Connor says that her runoff challenger Anthony Napolitano should give back campaign... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Bears Ink Ball to One-Year Deal

Bears Ink Ball to One-Year Deal

The Chicago Bears continued to retool their offense on Friday morning, agreeing to terms with cornerback Alan Ball... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Where Does Harry Reid's Departure Leave Sen. Durbin?

Where Does Harry Reid's Departure Leave Sen. Durbin?

Sen. Harry Reid's retirement announcement brings with it questions about whether Illinois Sen. Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Official: Ind. Boycott a

Official: Ind. Boycott a "Tempest in a Teacup"

Convention bureau chief says he doesn't expect Indiana's new "religious freedom" law to have a negative... Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
Autistic Boy Forced to Remove His Letter Jacket

Autistic Boy Forced to Remove His Letter Jacket

A mother is outraged after her son's school forces him to remove a varsity letter jacket because special-needs... Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
Police: Soiled Diapers Being Dumped in NW Indiana

Police: Soiled Diapers Being Dumped in NW Indiana

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s office said two northwest Indiana towns have a littering problem, and it’s much... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Showers Possible for Shamrock Shuffle

Showers Possible for Shamrock Shuffle

Shamrock Shuffle runners could be showered with rain during the event this weekend. Watch »

Mar 27, 2015
Take Our News Quiz

Take Our News Quiz

How well did you pay attention to local headlines this week? Take our five-question quiz to find out! Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Wrigley Rooftop Owner Indicted for Fraud Charges

Wrigley Rooftop Owner Indicted for Fraud Charges

A Wrigleyville rooftop owner was indicted on federal fraud charges for allegedly scheming to withhold hundreds of... Read »

Mar 27, 2015
Rauner Signs Compromise Plan to Fix Budget Hole

Rauner Signs Compromise Plan to Fix Budget Hole

The $35.7 billion budget lawmakers passed last spring that didn't allocate enough money for expenses, creating the... Watch »

Mar 27, 2015

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