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Trucker Charged in Fatal I-55 Crash Was Partially Blind

Trucker Charged in Fatal I-55 Crash Was Partially Blind

Victim's family questions why Francisco Espinal-Quiroz was able to drive despite being completely blind in one eye. The truck driver faces reckless homicide charges following an I-55 crash that killed five people. Watch »

Sep 2, 2014
Illinois Army Vet Among First Seeking Medical Marijuana

Illinois Army Vet Among First Seeking Medical Marijuana

People with last names beginning with letters A through L were allowed to sign up for a medical marijuana... Watch »

Sep 2, 2014
Obama Sending More Troops to Iraq

Obama Sending More Troops to Iraq

President Obama has authorized another 350 U.S. military personnel to be sent to Iraq, the White House announced on... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Rauner Admits Belonging to $140,000 Wine Club

Rauner Admits Belonging to $140,000 Wine Club

As Governor Pat Quinn begins what many are calling a campaign stunt – living on minimum wage for a week –... Watch »

Sep 2, 2014
Garrett Popcorn Sued Over

Garrett Popcorn Sued Over "Chicago Mix"

Chicagoans who are fans of Garrett’s Popcorn won’t be calling one of the gourmet popcorn shop’s most popular... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Girl Who Shot Instructor: Uzi Was

Girl Who Shot Instructor: Uzi Was "Too Much"

The 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi said that the weapon... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Woman Injured in O'Hare Bus Crash Files Suit

Woman Injured in O'Hare Bus Crash Files Suit

Lawsuit claims negligence was the cause of crash that injured 13 people. Watch »

Sep 2, 2014
Wednesday's Forecast: Mostly Sunny

Wednesday's Forecast: Mostly Sunny

Check out the NBC 5 weather forecast. Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Crew Runs the World One Step at a Time

Crew Runs the World One Step at a Time

In 2013, Nike brought free fitness to Lincoln Park with the Nike Training Center at Armitage and Read »

Sep 3, 2014
3.7-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles SoCal City

3.7-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles SoCal City

A magnitude-3.7 earthquake rattled the San Jacinto area on Tuesday night, the U.S. Geological Survey Read »

Sep 3, 2014
Karen Lewis Still Mum on Mayoral Run

Karen Lewis Still Mum on Mayoral Run

CTU president criticizes Rahm, begins collecting signatures for possible run. Watch »

Sep 2, 2014
Sick Woman's Family Battles Health Insurance Company

Sick Woman's Family Battles Health Insurance Company

Family says woman would meet "certain death" without funding for a nurse that health provider won't... Watch »

Sep 2, 2014
Boy, 14, Rescues Sister, 2, From Kidnapping Attempt

Boy, 14, Rescues Sister, 2, From Kidnapping Attempt

A 14-year-old boy helped save his 2-year-old sister when a man tried to abduct her in Northern Virginia... Read »

Sep 2, 2014

"We Have to Evolve": Plastic Bag Maker Backs Proposed Calif. Ban

As California lawmakers approved a measure to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags, one... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Cause of Fatal House Explosion Unknown

Cause of Fatal House Explosion Unknown

Ethel Davison, 82, died when home on the 300 block of Court Street in Streator exploded. Watch »

Sep 2, 2014

North Coast Music Festival 2014

The North Coast Music Festival, officially dubbed as "Summer's Last Stand," took over Union Park... View »

Sep 2, 2014
Blackhawks Favorites to Win Third Stanley Cup in 6 Years

Blackhawks Favorites to Win Third Stanley Cup in 6 Years

The Chicago Blackhawks have been one of the top teams in the NHL for the last six years, and they are considered the... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Home Depot Investigating After Data Breach Reports

Home Depot Investigating After Data Breach Reports

Home Depot, the latest retailer to have suffered a massive credit card breach is probing the origin of "unusual... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
Family of Strangled Teen: Justice Will be Served

Family of Strangled Teen: Justice Will be Served

The family of Dominique Allen, a 15-year-old Indianapolis girl whose body was found burned in a yard over... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
UK Drops Case Against Parents of Boy With Tumor

UK Drops Case Against Parents of Boy With Tumor

Authorities in the United Kingdom dropped child cruelty charges against two parents who took their critically... Read »

Sep 2, 2014
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