Jul 24, 2014

Suburban Mother Drowns Trying to Save Boy

Suburban Mother Drowns Trying to Save Boy

The victim's sister and neighbor talks to NBC 5’s Rob Elgas.

Jul 24, 2014

"He Was a Creep": Hospital Shooting Suspect Called Abusive, Crazy

"He Was a Creep": Hospital Shooting Suspect Called Abusive, Crazy

He's been called abusive by his ex-wife and crazy by his neighbors, and he's even served time for a Delaware bank robbery. But the latest crime Richard Plotts, 49, of Upper Darby, is accused of committing...

Jul 25, 2014

Suburban Mother Drowns Trying to Save Boy

Suburban Mother Drowns Trying to Save Boy

Karen Wessel, of Arlington Heights, attempted to save friend's son from Wisconsin lake.

Jul 24, 2014

7 Hours May Be the Optimal Amount of Sleep

7 Hours May Be the Optimal Amount of Sleep

Although experts have long recommended eight hours of sleep a night for adults, several new studies show that seven hours may be the best amount.

Jul 25, 2014

Man Mistakenly Shot at in Dorner Manhunt to Get $1.8M

Man Mistakenly Shot at in Dorner Manhunt to Get $1.8M

A Southern California man mistakenly shot at by police officers during the manhunt for a murderous ex-LAPD officer on a rampage last year will receive $1.8 million in a settlement with the city of Torrance. None

Jul 24, 2014

Sick Suburban Boy Becomes a Cop for a Day

Sick Suburban Boy Becomes a Cop for a Day

Seven-year-old Adam Broderson, who suffers from a heart defect, got to live out a dream Thursday.

Jul 24, 2014

Sick Suburban Boy Becomes a Cop for a Day

Sick Suburban Boy Becomes a Cop for a Day

The Buffalo Grove Police Department had a new top cop on Wednesday.

Jul 24, 2014

8 Days, 3 Plane Crashes, More Than 450 Likely Dead

8 Days, 3 Plane Crashes, More Than 450 Likely Dead

Three plane crashes over the past week in Ukraine, Taiwan and Mali have likely killed over 450 people.

Jul 24, 2014

Forecast: Possibly Stormy

Forecast: Possibly Stormy

Cheryl Scott says things are starting to heat back up, but chances for rain are back in the forecast.

Jul 24, 2014

NJ Man Hanged Dog, Killed Cats, Set Fire to Home: Police

NJ Man Hanged Dog, Killed Cats, Set Fire to Home: Police

A New Jersey man allegedly involved in a domestic dispute hanged his family dog before setting fire to his home, police say. The Press of Atlantic City reports that 29-year-old Janrv Bacolod is accused of using...

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Suburban Mother Drowns Trying to Save Boy

Suburban Mother Drowns Trying to Save Boy

Karen Wessel, of Arlington Heights, attempted to save friend's son from Wisconsin lake.

Michelle Obama Makes the Chicago Rounds

Michelle Obama Makes the Chicago Rounds

First Lady Michelle Obama is raising big bucks in Chicago Thursday, but also making time for some good fun and good food.

Teen Charged in Shooting Death of Shamiya Adams

Teen Charged in Shooting Death of Shamiya Adams

The shooting was in retaliation for an argument between a pair of 14-year-olds earlier that day, police superintendent says.

Police Say Mom Brought Three Kids to Home Burglary

Police Say Mom Brought Three Kids to Home Burglary

Racine police believe a woman brought her three children along when she allegedly tried to burglarize a home.

"He Was a Creep": Hospital Shooting Suspect Called Abusive, Crazy

"He Was a Creep": Hospital Shooting Suspect Called Abusive, Crazy

He's been called abusive by his ex-wife and crazy by his neighbors, and he's even served time for a Delaware bank robbery. But the latest crime Richard Plotts, 49, of Upper Darby, is accused of committing...

Indiana Man Charged in Shooting Death of Gary Officer

Indiana Man Charged in Shooting Death of Gary Officer

A 25-year-old Portage, Indiana, man was charged Thursday in connection with the shooting death of a Gary police officer killed while on-duty on his birthday.