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Was Colo. Theater Gunman Sane? Testimony Begins

Was Colo. Theater Gunman Sane? Testimony Begins

After nearly three years of mystery, a clearer but conflicted portrait of James Holmes emerged from the first few hours of his trial in the Colorado theater shootings. In opening statements Monday, defense...

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CVS in Baltimore on Fire During Protests

CVS in Baltimore on Fire During Protests

During protests in Baltimore, in response to the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody last week, a CVS was on fire and being looted.

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Saudi Arabia Says It Foiled Attack on U.S. Embassy

Saudi Arabia Says It Foiled Attack on U.S. Embassy

A terrorist plot to attack the U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia has been thwarted and scores of people with ties to ISIS have been arrested in recent months, Saudi authorities said Tuesday.

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WATCH: Senate Hearing on Homeland Security

WATCH: Senate Hearing on Homeland Security

The Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on oversight of the Department of Homeland Security. Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies.

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Shane Ray Arrested for Marijuana Possession

Shane Ray Arrested for Marijuana Possession

University of Missouri defensive end Shane Ray is in the top-10 of some NFL Draft boards, but his stock could take a hit as he was arrested Monday.

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Climate Change a Moral Issue, Pope and UN Agree

Climate Change a Moral Issue, Pope and UN Agree

The U.N. chief praised Pope Francis on Tuesday for framing climate change as an urgent moral imperative, saying his upcoming encyclical combined with a new round of U.N. climate talks in Paris provide an...

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Cool and Sunny

Cool and Sunny

NBC Chicago's Andy Avalos gives us a look at the forecast.

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"An American in Paris," "Fun Home" Lead Tony Noms

"An American in Paris," "Fun Home" Lead Tony Noms

The musicals "An American in Paris" and "Fun Home" have each gotten a leading 12 Tony Award nominations.

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Baby Attacked With Baseball Bat on NY Street

Baby Attacked With Baseball Bat on NY Street

A 2-month-old boy is not expected to survive a severe brain injury suffered when he was hit in the head with a baseball bat on a Bronx street early Tuesday, police say. Police say the infant's 21-year-old father...

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Uber Launches UberEATS Delivery Service in Chicago

Uber Launches UberEATS Delivery Service in Chicago

Popular ride-sharing app Uber will now bring you not just rides, but food too.

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CTA Blamed For Airport Train Derailment

CTA Blamed For Airport Train Derailment

Federal investigators say the Chicago Transit Authority shares in the blame for an accident last year in which a commuter train operator fell asleep and crashed into a platform at the O'Hare airport station...

Baltimore Cleans Up as National Guard Arrives

Baltimore Cleans Up as National Guard Arrives

Residents of Baltimore armed with brooms and trash bags began sweeping up the streets of their city as dawn broke Tuesday morning, hours after riots plunged some neighborhoods into chaos.

SIU Professor Arrested in Student Battery

SIU Professor Arrested in Student Battery

A Southern Illinois University professor has been arrested in the suspected battery of a 22-year-old student.

Uber Launches UberEATS Delivery Service in Chicago

Uber Launches UberEATS Delivery Service in Chicago

Popular ride-sharing app Uber will now bring you not just rides, but food too.

2 Sentenced in Champaign Mall Kidnapping Hoax

2 Sentenced in Champaign Mall Kidnapping Hoax

A woman must serve at least one year in prison for faking her own kidnapping at a Champaign mall last year.

20-Year-Old Parking Tickets: Who Has Burden of Proof?

20-Year-Old Parking Tickets: Who Has Burden of Proof?

In Illinois, there are three crimes with no statute of limitations: murder, rape and arson. In the city of Chicago, one could add a fourth: parking tickets.