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Zika Virus Sparks New Concerns 6 Months Before Rio Olympics

Zika Virus Sparks New Concerns 6 Months Before Rio Olympics

The Zika virus is sparking new concerns as athletes and spectators get ready for the summer Olympics in Rio. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

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South Side Family Pleads for Help in Search of 23-Year-Old Son

South Side Family Pleads for Help in Search of 23-Year-Old Son

A South Side family is pleading for information that could lead to the discovery of their 23-year-old son who vanished Christmas Eve. NBC 5's Anthony Ponce reports.

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Motive Remains Unclear in Gage Park Slayings

Motive Remains Unclear in Gage Park Slayings

A motive remains unclear after three generations of one family were found dead inside a Southwest Side home. NBC 5's Alex Maragos reports.

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Loved Ones React After Southwest Side Family Found Slain

Loved Ones React After Southwest Side Family Found Slain

Loved ones react and offer emotional tributes after a Southwest Side family was found dead inside a home. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.

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Imprisoned TV Pitchman Loses Appeal of Conviction

Imprisoned TV Pitchman Loses Appeal of Conviction

In a blistering opinion, judges of the federal Appellate Court here in Chicago told famed TV pitchman Kevin Trudeau that the ten year sentence he is serving for criminal contempt is more than appropriate.

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Italian Investigators Unraveling Mystery of Strangled Actor

Italian Investigators Unraveling Mystery of Strangled Actor

Italian authorities are trying to unravel the mystery of an actor who was strangled on a theater stage in Pisa during a hanging scene.

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Judge Sentences Meek Mill After He Violates Parole

Judge Sentences Meek Mill After He Violates Parole

A judge sentenced Meek Mill to 90 days house arrest Friday, after ruling he violated his probation for a drug and gun possession conviction.

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Search for Cat Scalded with Boiling Water Continues

Search for Cat Scalded with Boiling Water Continues

An 18-year-old Chicago man is charged with animal abuse after video of a cat being scaled with boiling water sparks nationwide outrage. The search has also intensified for the injured cat.

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Two Small Planes Collide Mid-Air, Crash in Ocean Off California

Two Small Planes Collide Mid-Air, Crash in Ocean Off California

Two small planes collided mid-air and crashed into the ocean off San Pedro on Friday, officials said. The U.S. Coast Guard and crews from various fire and police agencies converged on the spot off the San Pedro...

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23-Year-Old Man Last Seen on Christmas Eve Still Missing: Family

23-Year-Old Man Last Seen on Christmas Eve Still Missing: Family

A South Side family is asking for the public’s help in the search for their son who was last seen on Christmas Eve.

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Motive Unclear in Slaying of Gage Park Family

Motive Unclear in Slaying of Gage Park Family

The deaths of six family members whose bodies were found inside a Southwest Side Chicago home Thursday have been declared homicides, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office.

Chicago Archdiocese Set for Major Reorganization

Chicago Archdiocese Set for Major Reorganization

Archbishop Blasé Cupich is embarking on a major reorganization in the Archdiocese of Chicago.

'Making a Murderer': Steven Avery's Brother Gives First Interview

'Making a Murderer': Steven Avery's Brother Gives First Interview

Earl Avery, one of the brothers “Making a Murderer” subject Steven Avery has publicly accused of committing the murder he is currently serving a life sentence for, has finally addressed the claims against him.

Phish Will Hit Wrigley Field This Season for Pair of Concerts

Phish Will Hit Wrigley Field This Season for Pair of Concerts

Wrigley Field will play host to yet another set of concerts later this year, as Phish will take up residence for two summer concerts at the historic venue.

3 Dead, Many Trapped After Strong Quake Rocks Taiwan

3 Dead, Many Trapped After Strong Quake Rocks Taiwan

Rescuers in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan pulled out 221 people and three dead from a residential high-rise complex that collapsed when a shallow 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck before dawn Saturday...

McDonald's New Salad Has More Fat, Calories Than a Big Mac

McDonald's New Salad Has More Fat, Calories Than a Big Mac

McDonald’s has put a lot of marketing dollars behind revamping their image to become a “healthy” fast food option, but one of their newest “simple” and “fresh” options for clean-eaters will do more damage than a...