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Suspected Serial Killer Used Online Advertising Site to Meet Victim

Suspected Serial Killer Used Online Advertising Site to Meet Victim

Murder victim Afrikka Hardy’s ad on Backpage.com is one of thousands posted daily to the website offering sex for money. Watch »

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Gary Police Search Abandoned Homes

Gary Police Search Abandoned Homes

Officials have been searching abandoned homes in Gary, Indiana, for more victims of a suspected serial killer... Watch »

2 hours ago

"I'm So Lucky": NBC News Freelancer Mukpo Ebola-Free

Ashoka Mukpo, the cameraman diagnosed with Ebola while working in Liberia as a freelancer for NBC News, has... Read »

3 hours ago
Alleged Serial Killer Tied to 7 Slayings

Alleged Serial Killer Tied to 7 Slayings "Basking in the Glory"

Darren D. Vann led Gary police on a bloody scavenger hunt this weekend. Watch »

Oct 21, 2014
Man in Critical Condition After Beating at Bears Tailgate Party

Man in Critical Condition After Beating at Bears Tailgate Party

A man is in critical condition after he was beaten up during a tailgate party in a McCormick Place parking... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Wisconsin Man Accused of Groping 3 at Haunted House

Wisconsin Man Accused of Groping 3 at Haunted House

Authorities have charged a Wisconsin man who they say groped patrons inside a Mount Pleasant haunted house. Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Pistorius Begins 5-Year Sentence at

Pistorius Begins 5-Year Sentence at "Unsavory" Prison

Oscar Pistorius was preparing to spend his first night in Pretoria Central Prison Tuesday – a facility used... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
TODAY'S FORECAST: Jacket Required...

TODAY'S FORECAST: Jacket Required...

Check out the NBC 5 weather forecast. Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Nurses, University of Illinois Hospital Reach Pact

Nurses, University of Illinois Hospital Reach Pact

Nurses and administrators of the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago have reached a tentative agreement that... Read »

Oct 21, 2014
Former President Clinton Stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Clinton Stumps for Quinn, Durbin

Former President Bill Clinton became the latest high-profile Democrat to back the re-election bids of Gov. Pat Quinn Watch »

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Chicago-Area Hospitals Ready to Treat Ebola Patients

Chicago-Area Hospitals Ready to Treat Ebola Patients

10/21/2014: If Ebola were to arrive in Chicago, four area hospitals have agreed to treat potential patients. NBC 5's Watch »

2 hours ago
Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee Dies at 93

Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee Dies at 93

Ben Bradlee, former executive editor of the Washington Post, passed away at the age of Read »

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Field Museum Exhibit Dispels

Field Museum Exhibit Dispels "Vodou" Myths

10/21/2014: The Field Museum's "Voduo: Sacred Powers of Haiti" aims to dispel myths surrounding... Watch »

3 hours ago
Cupich Won't Be Living in Cardinal's Mansion: Sources

Cupich Won't Be Living in Cardinal's Mansion: Sources

Chicago’s new Archbishop Blasé Cupich has said “stay tuned” about where he will live when he moves to Chicago,... Watch »

3 hours ago
“A Living Science Experiment

“A Living Science Experiment": Nursing School Reflects on Ebola Cases

Nursing students at Texas Christian University follow the Ebola developments with a unique perspective after... Read »

2 hours ago
Obama Forgot to Clean His Chicago Home Before Leaving For Washington

Obama Forgot to Clean His Chicago Home Before Leaving For Washington

President Barack Obama says his home on Chicago's South Side is a 2008-era time warp of sorts, with old... Read »

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Hurricane Bill Clinton Hits Chicago to Shake Up the Quinn-Rauner Race

Hurricane Bill Clinton Hits Chicago to Shake Up the Quinn-Rauner Race

Remember when Bill "Explainer-in-Chief" Clinton waltzed into the 2012 Democratic National Convention in... Read »

4 hours ago
The 11 Biggest Quinn-sults and Rauner Rips From Last Night's Debate

The 11 Biggest Quinn-sults and Rauner Rips From Last Night's Debate

Democratic Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican opponent Bruce Rauner squared off Monday night in their... Read »

4 hours ago
The Chicago GOP's Chris Cleveland Sounds Off on Quinn, Rahm and Daley

The Chicago GOP's Chris Cleveland Sounds Off on Quinn, Rahm and Daley

As Illinois' GOP gubernatorial contender Bruce Rauner focuses attention on Democratic Chicago, the state's... Read »

4 hours ago
Nina Pham, Dallas Nurse With Ebola, Upgraded to Good Condition

Nina Pham, Dallas Nurse With Ebola, Upgraded to Good Condition

Dallas nurse and Ebola patient Nina Pham's condition was upgraded from fair to good Tuesday at the National Instites... Read »

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