Apr 1, 2015

Constituents Plea With Governor to Save Social Service Programs

Constituents Plea With Governor to Save Social Service Programs

Gov. Bruce Rauner says the budget cuts may not have to be as deep as first announced – if he’s allowed to reform the Illinois government according to his turnaround plan. NBC Chicago’s Charlie Wojciechowski...

Apr 1, 2015

Veteran Writes Book to Explain PTSD to His Daughter

Veteran Writes Book to Explain PTSD to His Daughter

When Retired Army 1st Sgt. Seth Kastle returned home from his service in Afghanistan and Iraq, he found himself suffering from anger brought on by Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Apr 1, 2015

City Crime Rate a Key Issue in Final Days of Mayoral Campaign

City Crime Rate a Key Issue in Final Days of Mayoral Campaign

In the race for mayor, the city’s crime rate and police staffing dominated the debate Wednesday. NBC Chicago’s political reporter Mary Ann Ahern has the latest.

Apr 1, 2015

Naperville Man Charged With Stabbing Couple as They Slept

Naperville Man Charged With Stabbing Couple as They Slept

An 18-year-old man has been charged with breaking into a Naperville home, stealing a large kitchen knife and stabbing a husband and wife as they slept early Tuesday.

Apr 1, 2015

Showers Coming

Showers Coming

NBC Chicago's Brant Miller gives us a look at the forecast.

Apr 1, 2015

"Discrimination": Final Four Coaches Condemn Indiana Law

"Discrimination": Final Four Coaches Condemn Indiana Law

The coaches of the Final Four men's college basketball teams on Wednesday joined the NCAA in condemning Indiana's controversial new religious freedom law ahead of this weekend's games in Indianapolis, NBC...

Apr 1, 2015

Kankakee Prison Guard in Intensive Care

Kankakee Prison Guard in Intensive Care

The 23-year-old inmate beat a prison guard and escaped from Kankakee Detention Center Wednesday. NBC Chicago’s Christian Farr reports.

Apr 1, 2015

Iran Nuclear Talks Extended Another Day

Iran Nuclear Talks Extended Another Day

The U.S., Iran and five other world powers concluded their discussions over Iran's nuclear program on Wednesday, but agreed to reconvene Thursday amid the Iranian foreign minister's urging to "seize the...

Apr 1, 2015
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By Daniel Sircar

Holy Week 2015: Images From Around the World

See photos of Holy Week celebrations, protests, and services from around the... See Full Gallery

Apr 1, 2015

Bears Sign Acho to One-Year Deal

Bears Sign Acho to One-Year Deal

The Chicago Bears added another piece to their defense on Wednesday, agreeing to terms with Sam Acho on a one-year contract.

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Backlash After Pizzeria Refuses Service to Same-Sex Couples

Backlash After Pizzeria Refuses Service to Same-Sex Couples

The tables have turned on an Indiana pizzeria after the business owners said they would be exercising their rights of denying their services to same-sex couples in light of the new “Religious Freedom” bill.

Naperville Man Charged With Stabbing Couple as They Slept

Naperville Man Charged With Stabbing Couple as They Slept

An 18-year-old man has been charged with breaking into a Naperville home, stealing a large kitchen knife and stabbing a husband and wife as they slept early Tuesday.

Police: Missing Teen Found, Not Related to Case of Escaped Inmate

Police: Missing Teen Found, Not Related to Case of Escaped Inmate

Savannah Bell, 15, went missing early Wednesday morning and was believed to be in the company of Kamron Taylor, an inmate who escaped from a Kankakee jail.

Inmate Escapes From Kankakee Jail Facility

Inmate Escapes From Kankakee Jail Facility

Kamron Taylor was recently convicted of murder and was awaiting sentencing.

Sen. Menendez "Outraged" by Indictment on Corruption Charges

Sen. Menendez "Outraged" by Indictment on Corruption Charges

U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez of New Jersey has been indicted on federal corruption charges in connection with an ongoing investigation into his business dealings with a Florida doctor, authorities said Wednesday.

Blagojevich: The Government "Is Not Your Friend"

Blagojevich: The Government "Is Not Your Friend"

Robert Blagojevich has a message for his fellow citizens: the government is not your friend.