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Drew Peterson Transferred to Holding Facility in Joliet

Drew Peterson Transferred to Holding Facility in Joliet

Convicted murderer Drew Peterson has been transferred to a temporary facility in suburban Joliet.

Teen Faces Felony Charge After Alleged Middle School Beating

Teen Faces Felony Charge After Alleged Middle School Beating

A 14-year-old boy is facing a felony charge after an alleged beating inside a northwest suburban middle school earlier this month.

Trump Calls JCC Threats 'Horrible' After Clinton Criticism

Trump Calls JCC Threats 'Horrible' After Clinton Criticism

President Donald Trump said Tuesday that a series of bomb threats called in to Jewish community centers around the country in the last few months "are horrible and painful." They were his first remarks specifically addressing the threats, coming amid mounting criticism about his silence. Earlier Tuesday, Hillary Clinton called the series of threats and attacks against Jews and Jewish groups "so troubling" in a tweet that urged Trump to speak out against them. Trump spoke over an hour later at a news conference at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. "The anti-Semitic threats targeting our Jewish community and community centers are horrible and painful and a very sad reminder of the work that still must be done to root out hate and prejudice and evil," he said.

US to Expand Pool of People Targeted for Deportation

US to Expand Pool of People Targeted for Deportation

The Trump administration is greatly expanding the number of people living in the U.S. illegally who are considered a priority for deportation, including people arrested for traffic violations, according to agency documents released Tuesday. The documents represent a sweeping rewrite of the nation's immigration enforcement priorities. The Homeland Security Department memos, signed by Secretary John Kelly, lay out that any immigrant living in the United States illegally who has been charged or convicted of any crime — and even those suspected of a crime — will now be an enforcement priority. That could include people arrested for shop lifting or minor traffic offenses.

Police Investigate Break-in at Portage Park Car Dealership

Police Investigate Break-in at Portage Park Car Dealership

Five masked people broke into a car dealership, but no vehicles were stolen early Tuesday in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said.

Funeral Services Held for Suburban Family Killed in Crash

Funeral Services Held for Suburban Family Killed in Crash

It was an emotional scene for a suburban Chicago community as funeral services were held Tuesday for a mother, father, and daughter killed in a high-speed car crash. NBC 5’s Susan Carlson reports from St. John Lutheran Church in Mount Prospect.