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US-Backed Force Declares Raqqa Free of ISIS

US-Backed Force Declares Raqqa Free of ISIS

A U.S.-backed Syrian force declared victory over the Islamic State group in its former "capital" of Raqqa on Friday, declaring the northern Syrian city free of any extremist presence. At a press conference held...

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Pollution Is Deadlier Than War, Disaster, Hunger: Study

Pollution Is Deadlier Than War, Disaster, Hunger: Study

Environmental pollution — from filthy air to contaminated water — is killing more people every year than all war and violence in the world. More than smoking, hunger or natural disasters. More than AIDS,...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:24 PM CDT

Kids Swim Team Struggles With Price of Travel to Competition

Kids Swim Team Struggles With Price of Travel to Competition

A Boys and Girls Club swim team in Bridgeport is hoping to travel to a national championship meet in Florida. The only problem - many of the kids can't afford to go. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz reports.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:21 PM CDT

Police Warn of North Side Break-Ins

Police Warn of North Side Break-Ins

A string of break-ins in several North Side neighborhoods has police warning residents to take extra precautions. NBC 5's Ash-har Quraishi reports from Logan Square.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:19 PM CDT

Plot of Land on South Side Could Become Sprawling Tech Hub

Plot of Land on South Side Could Become Sprawling Tech Hub

It's been sitting vacant for years, but now a plot of land in the South Loop is being eyed for a sprawling innovation and tech research center. The announcement comes on the same day the bids for the Amazon...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:14 PM CDT

Referee Collapses at Wheeling High School Football Game

Referee Collapses at Wheeling High School Football Game

Dramatic moments during a suburban high school football game: a referee collapsed on the field of Wheeling High School Thursday night. Several coaches and trainers rushed from the sidelines to give the...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:08 PM CDT

Paul Ryan Jabs Trump in Comedy Routine for NY Elite

Paul Ryan Jabs Trump in Comedy Routine for NY Elite

House Speaker Paul Ryan poked fun at himself, the Senate's top Democrat and even the Catholic church on Thursday night. But the top target of the speaker's ribbing, as he faced hundreds of New York's elite at a...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 09:30 PM CDT

Ordinance Aims to Keep Chicago Shops From Going Cashless

Ordinance Aims to Keep Chicago Shops From Going Cashless

Many Chicago businesses are opting for credit-only payment methods. But one alderman says not so fast. Proposing an ordinance that would require shops to take cash.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 09:11 PM CDT

Still No Deal For Striking Palatine School Workers

Still No Deal For Striking Palatine School Workers

Still no deal for striking school workers in Palatine -- but both sides say they are making progress. Educational support staff walked off the job on Monday--including school secretaries, nurses, and program...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 09:04 PM CDT

Bus Crashes Into Elk Grove Village Home

Bus Crashes Into Elk Grove Village Home

A scary scene in the northwest suburbs Thursday morning unfolded when a school bus crashed into a house. Police say a bus driver in Elk Grove Village lost control after colliding with another vehicle drove...

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