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Police Agree to "Rules" for Ferguson Protests

Police Agree to "Rules" for Ferguson Protests

Police will follow "rules of engagement" sketched out by Missouri officials when dealing with demonstrations that are likely to follow a grand-jury decision in the case of Michael Brown, who was fatally shot by...

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Casino Worker Took Up-Skirt Videos, Had Child Porn: Cops

Casino Worker Took Up-Skirt Videos, Had Child Porn: Cops

A former Mohegan Sun Casino employee is facing charges after downloading child pornography and recording videos up the skirts of women in the casino cafeteria, according to state police.

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NBC 5 Investigates "Radicalized Terrorist or Confused Teen" - Monday at 10pm

NBC 5 Investigates "Radicalized Terrorist or Confused Teen" - Monday at 10pm

NBC 5's Tammy Leitner Investigates "Radicalized Terrorist or Confused Teen" - Monday at 10pm

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Ferguson Nervously Awaits Grand Jury Decision

Ferguson Nervously Awaits Grand Jury Decision

A decision on whether Ferguson, Missouri Police Officer Darren Wilson, who is white, will be indicted for the Aug. 9 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, who is black, has the St.

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Gun Sales Surge Ahead Of Ferguson Decision

Gun Sales Surge Ahead Of Ferguson Decision

Some St. Louis gun dealers have been doing brisk business, particularly among first-time buyers, who are awaiting a grand jury's decision on whether to indict the white police officer who fatally shot an...

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Calls for Calm Ahead of Ferguson Decision

Calls for Calm Ahead of Ferguson Decision

Activists, authorities and the family of Michael Brown are calling for calm as a grand jury draws closer to an announcement in the Ferguson police shooting. (Nov. 21)

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Holder Urges Peace Ahead of Ferguson Decision

Holder Urges Peace Ahead of Ferguson Decision

As the nation awaits a Missouri grand jury decision whether to charge the officer who shot unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, Attorney General Eric Holder is making a plea to the public to maintain peace.

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Several Arrests In Ferguson, Missouri

Several Arrests In Ferguson, Missouri

Ferguson police officers arrested a few protesters outside of police headquarters late Wednesday. A grand jury is deciding if a white Ferguson police officer should face criminal charges in the fatal shooting of...

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Hundreds of Pigs Die in Indianapolis Crash

Hundreds of Pigs Die in Indianapolis Crash

Officials say hundreds of young pigs died after a semitrailer overturned on an Indianapolis highway ramp.

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Delivery Drivers Targeted in String of Robberies: Police

Delivery Drivers Targeted in String of Robberies: Police

Several delivery drivers were robbed at gunpoint in a series of robberies on Chicago’s North and Northwest sides, police said.

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No Bail For Man Accused of Killing Estranged Wife

No Bail For Man Accused of Killing Estranged Wife

A northwest suburban Chicago man accused of brutally killing his estranged wife who was trying to hide from him in Wisconsin was ordered held Friday without bond.

Judge Rules Illinois Pension Law Unconstitutional

Judge Rules Illinois Pension Law Unconstitutional

An Illinois judge ruled Friday that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates the state constitution, deciding in favor of state employees and retirees who sued to block the...

4 Injured in Aerosol Blast at Macy's in Loop

4 Injured in Aerosol Blast at Macy's in Loop

Four people were injured Friday morning in Chicago's Loop in a "cooking incident with propane," officials said.

Freezing Rain Advisory Issued for Chicago Area

Freezing Rain Advisory Issued for Chicago Area

The National Weather Service issued a freezing rain advisory beginning Friday night for the Chicago area ahead of a frigid night and possible ice accumulations of one-tenth to two-tenths of an inch.

911 Tapes Released in Plane Crash Near Midway Airport

911 Tapes Released in Plane Crash Near Midway Airport

Newly released 911 tapes suggest that when a call came in early Tuesday, stating that a plane had crashed into a home near Midway Airport, somewhat incredulous–sounding operators took it with a grain of salt.

CPD Credits Facebook for Helping Nab Suspect

CPD Credits Facebook for Helping Nab Suspect

Department switches from using social media account for announcements to soliciting for information on suspects.