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Jared Allen Speaks About Peterson Case

Jared Allen Speaks About Peterson Case

Chicago Bears defensive end and former Minnesota Viking, Jared Allen, spoke out about the allegations surrounding his former teammate and Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Watch »

Sep 20, 2014
1 Dead, 14 Wounded in Overnight Chicago Shootings

1 Dead, 14 Wounded in Overnight Chicago Shootings

A teen boy was killed and at least 14 others, including a 12-year-old boy, were wounded in overnight... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
SpaceX Mission Launches With Mice on Board

SpaceX Mission Launches With Mice on Board

SpaceX's Dragon cargo spaceship launch went off without a hitch, one day after rainy weather forced a postponement... Read »

Sep 21, 2014
Severe Weather Moves Through Chicago Area

Severe Weather Moves Through Chicago Area

Storms could bring small hail and damaging winds. Watch »

Sep 20, 2014
Cupich Introduced as Next Chicago Archbishop

Cupich Introduced as Next Chicago Archbishop

Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington, the next Chicago Archbishop. Watch »

Sep 20, 2014
Ratliff, McClellin Ruled Out for Jets Game

Ratliff, McClellin Ruled Out for Jets Game

The Chicago Bears' injuries keep piling up. Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Jesse White Tumbler Killed in Old Town Shooting

Jesse White Tumbler Killed in Old Town Shooting

Police say 16-year-old Devonshay Lofton was standing on a sidewalk in the 1300 block of North Cleveland when... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Saturday's Forecast: Afternoon storms likely

Saturday's Forecast: Afternoon storms likely

Check out the NBC 5 weather forecast. Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Obama Nominates Verma as India's Next Ambassador

Obama Nominates Verma as India's Next Ambassador

President Obama said he would be nominating former State Department official Richard Rahul Verma to become the next... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Man Who Broke Into White House Had Knife

Man Who Broke Into White House Had Knife

The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Presidential Rivals Strike Deal in Afghan Election

Presidential Rivals Strike Deal in Afghan Election

Two factions that have been at odds in Afghanistan's disputed election have agreed to a power-sharing deal, NBC News... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Bank Bandit Leads San Diego Police on Pursuit

Bank Bandit Leads San Diego Police on Pursuit

After robbing a bank Saturday, a bandit led San Diego police on a pursuit that ended with the suspect crashing into... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
SoCal Man Busted With $2 Million Worth of Marijuana: Police

SoCal Man Busted With $2 Million Worth of Marijuana: Police

A Corona, California man was arrested after an investigation into a marijuana-growing operation at his home led... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Ebola Burial Team Attacked in Sierra Leone Amid 3-Day Lockdown

Ebola Burial Team Attacked in Sierra Leone Amid 3-Day Lockdown

Health workers in Sierra Leone trying to bury the bodies of five Ebola victims were attacked by a group of... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
32 Florida Prison Guards Fired for Wrongdoing

32 Florida Prison Guards Fired for Wrongdoing

The state of Florida fired 32 prison guards Friday as part of an investigation into the deaths of inmates at... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Alan Henning's Wife Pleads With ISIS to Release

Alan Henning's Wife Pleads With ISIS to Release "Selfless Man"

The wife of British aid worker Alan Henning, who ISIS militants have detained and threatened with... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Chrysler Recalling Nearly 189,000 SUVs

Chrysler Recalling Nearly 189,000 SUVs

Chrysler is recalling almost 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos in the U.S. Read »

Sep 20, 2014
5 People Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash in Pa.

5 People Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash in Pa.

Authorities say five people, including children, have died in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Kerry: Iran Has

Kerry: Iran Has "Role" to Play in ISIS Fight

Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday Iran belongs in the international coalition combatting ISIS -- that... Read »

Sep 20, 2014
5 Inmates Escape From Central California Jail

5 Inmates Escape From Central California Jail

Authorities in Central California are on the hunt for five inmates who have escaped a correctional facility. Read »

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