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Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 06:03 PM CDT

City Withholds Documents Involving Police Shooting of Minor

City Withholds Documents Involving Police Shooting of Minor

The Chicago Police Department is improperly withholding documents detailing how police shot and killed a 16-year old, according to an opinion released by the Illinois Attorney General’s office. NBC 5's...

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 05:42 PM CDT

Masked Man Stole 61-Year-Old's Car at Gunpoint: Police

Masked Man Stole 61-Year-Old's Car at Gunpoint: Police

A 61-year-old man was robbed of his car at gunpoint Tuesday morning by a man wearing all black—including a mask—police said. NBC 5's Christian Farr reports.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 08:51 AM CDT

Several Displaced in Albany Park Apartment Building Fire

Several Displaced in Albany Park Apartment Building Fire

Residents were forced to run to escape from their homes after an apartment fire began to spread to other buildings overnight in Albany Park. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports.

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 11:31 PM CDT

Here's What The New Illinois License Plates Look Like

Here's What The New Illinois License Plates Look Like

Illinois drivers will soon sport a new look on their license plate. Here's what's new in the Land of Lincoln.

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017 at 05:02 AM CDT

Police Baffled by Facebook Video Killing

Police Baffled by Facebook Video Killing

A nationwide manhunt is underway for a man suspected of murdering an elderly Cleveland man on Easter Sunday and uploading video of the alleged crime to Facebook. Trina Orlando reports.

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 06:13 PM CDT

'Only Steve Knows': Police Baffled by Facebook Video Killing

'Only Steve Knows': Police Baffled by Facebook Video Killing

In a rambling video, Steve Stephens said, "I snapped, I just snapped." But as the manhunt dragged on Monday for the man accused of posting Facebook footage of himself killing a Cleveland retiree,...

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 06:12 PM CDT

Red Nose Day: Raising Money to Battle Child Poverty

Red Nose Day: Raising Money to Battle Child Poverty

It's time to turn noses red in an effort to help battle child poverty. It's a joint effort that has raised tens of millions of dollars over the last couple of years. LeeAnn Trotter has more on the charities, and...

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 05:47 PM CDT

Spring Planting Tips

Spring Planting Tips

Mother's Day weekend is traditionally the time of year that gardening begins but with this winter's mild weather are more people planting early? Byron Miranda reports.

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 05:32 PM CDT

Man Shot to Death on CTA Red Line Platform on South Side

Man Shot to Death on CTA Red Line Platform on South Side

A man was shot to death on a CTA Red Line platform at the Garfield Station early Monday on the South Side, police said. Authorities say an arrest has been made in the case. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

Monday, Apr 17, 2017 at 05:30 PM CDT

Emanuel Announces Paving Season in Chicago

Emanuel Announces Paving Season in Chicago

Paving season has kicked off in Chicago and some city residents say it is the first time in years their streets will be getting much needed repairs. Christian Farr reports.

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