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Emanuel Drops First TV Spot of Re-Election Campaign

Emanuel Drops First TV Spot of Re-Election Campaign

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has dropped the first TV ad of his 2015 re-election campaign, along with a new slogan: "Chi... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
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Attorney: "Slender Man" Stabbing Suspect, 12, Not Fit for Trial

An attorney for one of two girls accused of trying to kill a classmate to please the fictional character Slender Man... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Incoming U of I President Says He's Humbled

Incoming U of I President Says He's Humbled

Timothy Killeen, currently chancellor for research at the State University of New York, will become the university's... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Car Crashes Into Alsip Home After Police Chase

Car Crashes Into Alsip Home After Police Chase

An Illinois State Police spokesperson said the driver crashed an SUV into the home near 121 Street and Lockwood... Watch »

Nov 19, 2014
Snow Tapers, Temperatures Improve Wednesday

Snow Tapers, Temperatures Improve Wednesday

The light snow showers that some areas saw Wednesday morning will come to an end without causing major problems for... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Driver Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 88

Driver Killed in Single-Vehicle Crash on Interstate 88

The crash happened about 11:20 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 88 near Mannheim Road in Hillside. Read »

Nov 19, 2014
I-55 Reopen After Hazardous Material Leak

I-55 Reopen After Hazardous Material Leak

An ammonia leak shut down part of the Stevenson Expressway during Tuesday's evening rush hour, causing massive back... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
5 Kids Among 7 Hurt in Jackson Park Crash

5 Kids Among 7 Hurt in Jackson Park Crash

The 2001 Mercury van was headed westbound on East Marquette Drive, also known as 67th Street, near Richards Drive... Watch »

Nov 19, 2014
Missing Loyola Student Found Safe

Missing Loyola Student Found Safe

Chan Williams, 20, had last been seen about 8 p.m. on Nov. 7 entering a building at 500 S. LaSalle Watch »

Nov 19, 2014
Stores That Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving

Stores That Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving

With many stores opening earlier and earlier on Thanksgiving, some retailers are keeping their doors shut for the... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Animal Rescue Group Paid After Battle Over Cattle

Animal Rescue Group Paid After Battle Over Cattle

A local animal rescue group caring for a herd of seized cattle has been paid by Cook County after waiting nearly six... Watch »

Nov 18, 2014
NTSB Reports Show Crash History for Air Carrier

NTSB Reports Show Crash History for Air Carrier

NBC5 Investigates examined the NTSB reports on 13 incidents involving Central Air Southwest or its affiliated compa... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Coroner Seeks Help Identifying Victim of Suspected Serial Killer

Coroner Seeks Help Identifying Victim of Suspected Serial Killer

Authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying a woman whose body was found decomposed when supected seri... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
DePaul Arena Budget Balloons to $250 Million: Report

DePaul Arena Budget Balloons to $250 Million: Report

The budget to build a DePaul University basketball stadium in the South Loop has reportedly grown to $250 million, a... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Target Offers Some Black Friday Deals Early

Target Offers Some Black Friday Deals Early

Black Friday shoppers can get an even earlier start this year at Target. Read »

Nov 18, 2014
More Than 90 Students Fall Ill at Northwest Suburban School

More Than 90 Students Fall Ill at Northwest Suburban School

A northwest suburban junior high school is warning parents after more than 90 students were reported sick Tuesday... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Why the Blackhawks Sent Down Stephen Johns

Why the Blackhawks Sent Down Stephen Johns

The Chicago Blackhawks recalled Stephen Johns on Monday and then promptly sent him down on Tuesday, leaving some... Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Cupich Installed as Chicago's New Archbishop

Cupich Installed as Chicago's New Archbishop

Blase Cupich became the archbishop of Chicago on Tuesday when his predecessor handed him a bishop's staff and relin... Watch »

Nov 18, 2014
Naperville Student Found Dead in Dorm Room

Naperville Student Found Dead in Dorm Room

Waynesburg police Chief Rob Toth identified the student as 18-year-old Claribeth De La Cruz. Read »

Nov 18, 2014
Lucas Museum Names Founding President

Lucas Museum Names Founding President

The museum planned for Chicago announced its development will be guided by Crystal Bridge Museum of American Art... Watch »

Nov 18, 2014

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