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Reporter Will Not Shave Beard Until IL Lawmakers Agree on Budget

Reporter Will Not Shave Beard Until IL Lawmakers Agree on Budget

A reporter from the Peoria Journal Star is keeping track of Illinois' budget impasse with his beard. Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
Deadly Snake on Loose in Suburban Geneva

Deadly Snake on Loose in Suburban Geneva

The massive 6-foot highly venomous snake was first spotted by a construction worker from the roof of a neighborhood... Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
Authorities Warn South Shore Businesses of Burglars Breaking Through Walls

Authorities Warn South Shore Businesses of Burglars Breaking Through...

Robbers are literally tearing holes through walls to make their way into Chicago storefronts, according to police. Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
Exotic, Smelly 'Corpse Flower' to See Rare Bloom at Chicago Botanic Garden

Exotic, Smelly 'Corpse Flower' to See Rare Bloom at Chicago Botanic...

The plant blooms for a single day every seven to 10 years, and the garden says it’s nearly impossible to predict the... Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
Guns Stolen From Illinois Nuclear Power Plant

Guns Stolen From Illinois Nuclear Power Plant

Two guns were stolen from an Illinois nuclear power plant, officials announced Tuesday. Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
A Chicago Family's Dedication To Fund Cancer Research

A Chicago Family's Dedication To Fund Cancer Research

When a Chicago mom learned her son had leukemia she decided to channel her energy into something positive: raising... Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Court Cracks Down on Companies Hit by Hackers

Court Cracks Down on Companies Hit by Hackers

Just about every day there’s news of a different company getting hacked and customer information being stolen, but... Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
Gas Prices Could Fall as Indiana Refinery Reopens

Gas Prices Could Fall as Indiana Refinery Reopens

Gas prices will likely continue falling after an Indiana BP refinery reopened. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski has... Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
Suburban Dog Kicks Off Presidential Run

Suburban Dog Kicks Off Presidential Run

A Labrador candidate from Long Grove, known as Bailey D. Dog, has entered the presidential race. Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
Students Rally To Help Vocal Coach

Students Rally To Help Vocal Coach

Lena Mclin has taught some of the country's most sucessful singers. She is need of some help as she is about to lose... Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
Starbucks CEO Asks Employees to be 'Sensitive'

Starbucks CEO Asks Employees to be 'Sensitive'

CEO Howard Schultz sent a memo to his 190,000 employees Monday cautioning them to be extra "sensitive" to... Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
Employee, 2 Customers Bound During Armed Robbery of Batavia AT&T Store

Employee, 2 Customers Bound During Armed Robbery of Batavia AT&T Store

An employee and two customers were bound by two men during an armed robbery of an AT&T store in suburban Batavia... Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
Father Killed When South Side Chase Ends in Crash

Father Killed When South Side Chase Ends in Crash

A deadly police chase claimed the life of a 66-year-old man who was standing outside his stalled car. Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
Fantasy Football Could Cost Employers Billions

Fantasy Football Could Cost Employers Billions

Many employees spend part of their work day managing fantasy football teams. Researchers found the distraction could... Watch »

Aug 25, 2015
Police Warn of Violent South Loop Robberies

Police Warn of Violent South Loop Robberies

A string of disturbingly violent robberies in Chicago's South Loop have prompted police to issue a community alert. Watch »

Aug 24, 2015
Chipotle Hiring 4,000 Workers

Chipotle Hiring 4,000 Workers

The company's National Career Day is scheduled to take place from 8-11 a.m. on Sept. 9 at every Chipotle across the... Watch »

Aug 24, 2015
Mayor Emanuel to Host Town Hall Meetings to Discuss City Budget

Mayor Emanuel to Host Town Hall Meetings to Discuss City Budget

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants Chicago residents' opinions on how to solve the city's financial crisis as his team works... Watch »

Aug 24, 2015
Horses of Honor to be Auctioned Off

Horses of Honor to be Auctioned Off

You won’t be seeing the ‘Horses of Honor’ for much longer on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. Watch »

Aug 24, 2015
Toyota Logo Added to Iconic Wrigley Field Sign

Toyota Logo Added to Iconic Wrigley Field Sign

There was a big change made Monday to one of the most iconic signs in Chicago: The marquee at Wrigley Field now has... Watch »

Aug 24, 2015
Dress Code Battle Ensues at Suburban High School Over Uncovered Shoulders

Dress Code Battle Ensues at Suburban High School Over Uncovered...

The new school year has just begun, but a battle over dress code has already broken out at a suburban school with a... Watch »

Aug 24, 2015
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