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US Judge Sentences Cartel Lieutenant to 22 Years

US Judge Sentences Cartel Lieutenant to 22 Years

Alfredo Vasquez-Hernandez pleaded guilty to possessing drugs with intent to distribute and faces a mandatory minimum... Watch »

Nov 24, 2014
2 Hurt in Dan Ryan Hit-and-Run Crash

2 Hurt in Dan Ryan Hit-and-Run Crash

Four vehicles were involved in the crash that happened near 47th Street about 3:30 a.m. Read »

Nov 24, 2014
Three Hurt in Wrong-Way Crash on I-90

Three Hurt in Wrong-Way Crash on I-90

A car driving the wrong way on the West Ohio Street ramp collided with another vehicle in the southbound lanes just... Read »

Nov 24, 2014
Snow Moves Out As Colder Temps Move In

Snow Moves Out As Colder Temps Move In

Snow accumulations between 1 inch and 3 inches are possible by the evening and nighttime hours, NBC 5 Storm Team... Read »

Nov 24, 2014
Blackhawks Fall to Canucks

Blackhawks Fall to Canucks

The Chicago Blackhawks played their third game in four nights on Sunday, but Jannik Hansen ensured their winning... Read »

Nov 24, 2014
2 Women, Dog Rescued After Chicago Apartment Collapses

2 Women, Dog Rescued After Chicago Apartment Collapses

Two women and a dog were rescued from the rubble of a three-story apartment building that collapsed Sunday night on... Watch »

Nov 24, 2014
Man Robbed at Gunpoint Near Buckingham Fountain

Man Robbed at Gunpoint Near Buckingham Fountain

The victim, who may be a tourist, was approached by two offenders who took his belongings at gunpoint and fled. Read »

Nov 23, 2014
Zoning Board Signs Off on Marijuana Farm, 6 Dispensaries in City

Zoning Board Signs Off on Marijuana Farm, 6 Dispensaries in City

The board approved a marijuana farm on the city's Southeast Side as well as six dispensaries, including one in the... Read »

Nov 23, 2014
LaSalle Street Church Members Get $500 to Do Good

LaSalle Street Church Members Get $500 to Do Good

The churchgoers' donations will help all kinds of people, from skateboarders in Jordan to the members' own... Read »

Nov 23, 2014
Archbishop Cupich Makes Bold Statement with Mass at St. Agatha's

Archbishop Cupich Makes Bold Statement with Mass at St. Agatha's

Cupich celebrated his first Sunday Mass as archbishop at a predominantly African-American parish on the West side. Watch »

Nov 24, 2014
Third Quarter Surge Gives Bears Win Over Bucs

Third Quarter Surge Gives Bears Win Over Bucs

The Chicago Bears' offense struggled out of the gate, but a 21-point third quarter explosion gave them a 21-13... Watch »

Nov 24, 2014
Thousands Line The Street For Mag Mile Lights Festival

Thousands Line The Street For Mag Mile Lights Festival

It was a magical night along the Magnificent Mile.
Thousands line Michigan Avenue for the annual Light's... Watch »

Nov 23, 2014
$900K Bond for Man Charged in Accidental Hyde Park Shooting

$900K Bond for Man Charged in Accidental Hyde Park Shooting

Police believe that the shooting happened when the men were playing with the gun. Read »

Nov 23, 2014
Autopsy: Man Who Fell From Streeterville Hotel Committed Suicide

Autopsy: Man Who Fell From Streeterville Hotel Committed Suicide

This is the second incident this year of someone falling to their death from an 18th-floor window at the Double Tree... Read »

Nov 24, 2014
32 Horses Die in Woodstock Stable Fire

32 Horses Die in Woodstock Stable Fire

Only five horses out of 37 survived the blaze at family-owned horse boarding facility Valley View Acres. Watch »

Nov 24, 2014
Police Warn of Robberies in Lake View

Police Warn of Robberies in Lake View

In two cases, the robbers approached the victims from behind and used force, or threatened to use force, to take... Read »

Nov 23, 2014
Immigrants Urged to Take Advantage of Obama Action at Chicago Rally

Immigrants Urged to Take Advantage of Obama Action at Chicago Rally

Rep. Luis Gutierrez challenged Chicago's immigrant community to "set the standard" at a rally at Benito... Watch »

Nov 22, 2014
Danault to Make NHL Debut as Blackhawks Take on Oilers

Danault to Make NHL Debut as Blackhawks Take on Oilers

Antti Raanta will get his first start in net since Oct. 25, but the big story for the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday... Read »

Nov 22, 2014
Party Bus 'Engulfed in Flames' on I-294

Party Bus 'Engulfed in Flames' on I-294

Only the driver was on the bus, and nobody was hurt when the vehicle caught fire on the Tristate Tollway. Read »

Nov 22, 2014
Girl, 14, Missing from Northwest Side

Girl, 14, Missing from Northwest Side

Demarys Gonzalez was last seen Thursday night wearing Cookie Monster pajamas. Read »

Nov 22, 2014

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