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House Approves $17 Billion Bipartisan VA Health Care Fix

House Approves $17 Billion Bipartisan VA Health Care Fix

The House on Wednesday passed a bipartisan bill aimed at reforming the beleaguered Department of Veterans Affairs in a 420-5 vote.

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Forecast: Storms Possible

Forecast: Storms Possible

Brant Miller says things are still heating up but pesky storms are still hanging around.

Jul 30, 2014

Foster Dad Charged With Murder in Hot Car Death

Foster Dad Charged With Murder in Hot Car Death

Prosecutors on Wednesday charged a Kansas foster father who left a 10-month old girl in a hot car with first-degree and second-degree murder.

Jul 30, 2014

Chicago City Council OKs Increase to Phone Tax

Chicago City Council OKs Increase to Phone Tax

7/30/2014: Phone surcharge will increase from $2.50 a month to $3.90. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports.

Jul 30, 2014

1 Dead, Multiple Injured in Edgewater Crash

1 Dead, Multiple Injured in Edgewater Crash

7/30/2014: A pedestrian was killed and multiple others were injured in a crash Wednesday morning involving three cars and a CTA bus in the Edgewater neighborhood. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports.

Jul 30, 2014

House Clears Way for GOP-Led Lawsuit Against Obama

House Clears Way for GOP-Led Lawsuit Against Obama

The House on Wednesday authorized Speaker John Boehner's lawsuit against President Barack Obama in a 225 to 201 vote for his use of executive actions in the implementation of the health care overhaul.

Jul 30, 2014

Lollapalooza Preps for 10th Chicago Anniversary

Lollapalooza Preps for 10th Chicago Anniversary

Event continues to grow and learn from past festivals.

Jul 30, 2014

Lollapalooza Preps for 10th Chicago Anniversary

Lollapalooza Preps for 10th Chicago Anniversary

Event continues to grow and learn from past festivals. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Jul 30, 2014

Illinois State Police Prepare For Weekend Crackdown

Illinois State Police Prepare For Weekend Crackdown

Beginning at midnight on Friday, the Illinois State Police joins 15 other states to step up enforcement on commercial vehicles as part of a "massive public safety initiative" to help reduce traffic...

Jul 30, 2014
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By Peggy Kusinski

Brandon Marshall Thinks Jay Cutler Can Be MVP

Brandon Marshall Thinks Jay Cutler Can Be MVP

Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall was interviewed by NFL Network's Michael Irvin Wednesday at Bears camp in Bourbonnais. Among the questions the Cowboys Hall of Famer had for Marshall was just how good...

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Victim's Fiance Describes Fatal Edgewater Crash

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The fiance of a pedestrian killed in a crash Wednesday in Edgewater was only feet away from becoming a victim herself.

Baseball Board Resigns Over Cop Killer Coach

Baseball Board Resigns Over Cop Killer Coach

Slain cop's son discovers dad's killer coaching youth baseball, pressures board to resign

Flight Attendant's Teen Daughter Charged With Murder

Flight Attendant's Teen Daughter Charged With Murder

The 17-year-old daughter of a United Airlines flight attendant found dead in the trunk of a car in Gary, Indiana, earlier this month has been implicated in her slaying.

Gay Church Employee Fired Over Engagement

Gay Church Employee Fired Over Engagement

Catholic music director says he never hid his homosexual relationship.

Woman, 2 Daughters Shot While Trying to Buy Cell Phones

Woman, 2 Daughters Shot While Trying to Buy Cell Phones

Police say men tried to rob family as they sat in a car.

Grammar Police Criticize Greg Maddux HOF Plaque

Grammar Police Criticize Greg Maddux HOF Plaque

The Cooperstown plaque for the former Braves and Cubs pitcher has provoked a social media debate over grammar.