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Mel Reynolds Says He Will Plea Not Guilty

Mel Reynolds Says He Will Plea Not Guilty

Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds said he will plead not guilty to federal charges he failed to file income tax returns... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
GOP Donor Retracts Comment That Kirk Should Leave Race

GOP Donor Retracts Comment That Kirk Should Leave Race

A top GOP donor in Illinois called on Sen. Mark Kirk to step aside in the Senate race, but he quickly retracted his... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Alderman Proposes Tax on Sugary Drinks

Alderman Proposes Tax on Sugary Drinks

Ald. George Cardenas proposed a penny-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks to help fix the city's budget and combat... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Police Investigate Bizarre Paintball Attacks in Joliet

Police Investigate Bizarre Paintball Attacks in Joliet

Two people in Joliet were hit multiple times by a paintball gun on separate occasions, according to the Joliet... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Researchers Warn Washington D.C. is Sinking

Researchers Warn Washington D.C. is Sinking

Researchers say Washington D.C. could drop six inches or more. Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
New Service Eases Chauffeuring Duties for Busy Parents

New Service Eases Chauffeuring Duties for Busy Parents

Would you let a stranger chauffeur your child to and from school or practice? A new start-up wants to help ease the... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
What Families Need To Know About Car Seat Expiration Dates

What Families Need To Know About Car Seat Expiration Dates

A new mom receives a car seat as a baby gift and learns it expired 2 years ago. Why don’t many caregivers know car... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Boy, 6, Killed in Indiana Church Bus Crash

Boy, 6, Killed in Indiana Church Bus Crash

A 6-year-old boy was killed and 7 others were injured when a church bus rolled over in Indiana Tuesday. Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
Baby Rescued After Being Left in Hot Car in Joliet

Baby Rescued After Being Left in Hot Car in Joliet

An infant is in “very critical” condition after he was left in a hot car in southwest suburban Joliet for roughly... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
New Service Offers Free O'Hare Airport Parking in Exchange For Renting Car

New Service Offers Free O'Hare Airport Parking in Exchange For Renting...

A new service called FlightCar has expanded to O'Hare International Airport, allowing car owners to park at the... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
New Service Offers Free O'Hare Airport Parking in Exchange For Renting Car

New Service Offers Free O'Hare Airport Parking in Exchange For Renting...

A new service called FlightCar has expanded to O'Hare International Airport, allowing car owners to park their cars... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
Gov. Rauner Halts Payment of Video Gambling Profits Until Budget Passed

Gov. Rauner Halts Payment of Video Gambling Profits Until Budget...

Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Tuesday that he was halting payment of all profits from video gambling in towns and... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
Jail Releases More Footage of Sandra Bland Before Her Death

Jail Releases More Footage of Sandra Bland Before Her Death

Texas authorities on Tuesday released several hours of footage showing Sandra Bland during her three days in jail... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
Missing 14-Year-Old St. Charles Girl Found: Police

Missing 14-Year-Old St. Charles Girl Found: Police

A missing 14-year-old girl from west suburban St. Charles has been found. Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
1 Dead in Indiana Church Bus Crash on I-70

1 Dead in Indiana Church Bus Crash on I-70

At least one person was killed and several were injured when a church bus rolled over in Northwest Indiana Tuesday. Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
Electricity Bills Could Increase Due to Polar Vortex

Electricity Bills Could Increase Due to Polar Vortex

Electricity bills for Chicago-area residents could see increases as high as $12 per month by 2018 due to new rules... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
Viral Video of South Holland Cop's Tirade Prompts Police Investigation

Viral Video of South Holland Cop's Tirade Prompts Police Investigation

South Holland Police have begun an investigation after a short clip of a video showing an officer using profanity... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
Co-Host Kristine Leahy Talks American Ninja Warrior

Co-Host Kristine Leahy Talks American Ninja Warrior

Kristine Leahy, a co-host of American Ninja Warrior and a Chicago native, visited NBC 5 to talk about the hit show. Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
New South Loop Marriott Marquis Breaks Ground

New South Loop Marriott Marquis Breaks Ground

Just after the mayor's office released record-breaking tourism numbers, officials broke ground at a new Marriott... Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
Street Closures Take Effect for Lollapalooza

Street Closures Take Effect for Lollapalooza

Some street closures have already begun, but several more are set to take effect this week for Lollapalooza. Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
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