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Fire Destroys Large Englewood Commercial Building
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Fire Destroys Large Englewood Commercial Building

Chicago firefighters on Thursday morning were still tending to hot spots after a massive fire consumed a commercial building on the city's south side, adjacent to Kennedy-King College. Watch »

4 hours ago
High-Ranking Chicago Cop Charged in Brutality Case

High-Ranking Chicago Cop Charged in Brutality Case

Harrison District Commander Glenn Evans stripped of police powers following charges of aggravated battery... Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
American Hostage's Mom's Video

American Hostage's Mom's Video "Brilliant," Experts Say

Terrorism experts told NBC News that the video of an American mother asking an ISIS leader to release her son... Watch »

5 hours ago
Women Accused of Cooking Meth in Church

Women Accused of Cooking Meth in Church

Southern Illinois authorities on Wednesday charged two women with cooking methamphetamine in a Read »

50 minutes ago
Chicago Pies Barely Make List of

Chicago Pies Barely Make List of "Best Pizzas in America"

Chicago is known for its deep-dish pizza, but some of the city’s most well-known zas were buried deep in a... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
1st Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

1st Human Trials of Ebola Vaccine to Start

The U.S. government and drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will announce Thursday that they are starting the first... Read »

4 hours ago
Chicago Celebrates Jackie Robinson West

Chicago Celebrates Jackie Robinson West

If it wasn't already abundantly clear before Wednesday, Chicago loves the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars. Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
TODAY'S FORECAST: Pleasant Overall

TODAY'S FORECAST: Pleasant Overall

Check out the NBC 5 weather forecast. Read »

2 hours ago
Video Shows Driver Attack Kids After Sex Assault Try on Mom

Video Shows Driver Attack Kids After Sex Assault Try on Mom

Police are looking for the driver they say told a 26-year-old woman he was a cabbie before driving her and her three... Watch »

33 minutes ago
Woman Dies at Burning Man After Falling Under Bus: Sheriff

Woman Dies at Burning Man After Falling Under Bus: Sheriff

A woman died at Burning Man early Thursday morning after falling under a bus carrying attendees of the... Watch »

37 minutes ago
Woman Accused of Setting Fire With Burned Bacon

Woman Accused of Setting Fire With Burned Bacon

A Utah woman accused of using a pound of bacon to start a fire in her ex-boyfriend's house will stand trial on arson... Read »

2 hours ago
Phone Call Offers New Clue About MH370's Flight Path

Phone Call Offers New Clue About MH370's Flight Path

There's a new clue about the possible resting place of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the... Read »

3 hours ago
Reinstated Market Basket Chief to Workers:

Reinstated Market Basket Chief to Workers: "I Love You All"

Market Basket's restored chief delivered heartfelt words of thanks to his supporters Thursday, just hours after his... Watch »

7 minutes ago
Mother of Bali Murder Suspect Raises Money for Legal Defense

Mother of Bali Murder Suspect Raises Money for Legal Defense

Tommy Schaefer's mother, Kia Walker, creates fundraising page seeking $100,000 to pay for a lawyer in Indonesia. Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Zara Pulls Shirt Resembling Jewish Holocaust Clothing

Zara Pulls Shirt Resembling Jewish Holocaust Clothing

Spanish fashion retailer Inditex, the owner of Zara, said Wednesday it has withdrawn a children's shirt... Read »

6 hours ago
Gun-Range Tragedy: Why It's Legal for Kids to Handle Uzis?

Gun-Range Tragedy: Why It's Legal for Kids to Handle Uzis?

Many people are raising questions about whether it is safe for young children to handle powerful firearms after... Read »

4 hours ago
Chicken Cutlets From NJ Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

Chicken Cutlets From NJ Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

A New Jersey company is recalling more than 8,300 pounds of chicken cutlets because of possible... Read »

13 minutes ago
John Lennon's Killer Sorry for Being

John Lennon's Killer Sorry for Being "an Idiot"

John Lennon's imprisoned killer says he still gets letters about the pain he has Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Ukraine: Russian Forces Have Invaded

Ukraine: Russian Forces Have Invaded

Ukrainian President Poroshenko said Russian forces had invaded Ukraine Thursday, NBC News reported. Read »

4 hours ago
W. Africa Ebola Outbreak Could Infect Over 20K, WHO Says

W. Africa Ebola Outbreak Could Infect Over 20K, WHO Says

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned Wednesday that the Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more... Read »

4 hours ago
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