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New Loews Chicago Hotel Opens Monday

New Loews Chicago Hotel Opens Monday

The new Loews Hotel in Streeterville opens Monday, March 2.

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Blackhawks Acquire Flyers' Defenseman Kimmo Timonen

Blackhawks Acquire Flyers' Defenseman Kimmo Timonen

The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired defenseman Kimmo Timonen from the Philadelphia Flyers, the team announced Friday.

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Kelly Osbourne Quits "Fashion Police", Replacement Not Announced

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Notre Dame's Rev. Hesburgh Dead at 97

Notre Dame's Rev. Hesburgh Dead at 97

Rev. Theodore Hesburgh died late Thursday night on the university campus in South Bend, Indiana. He was 97. His cause of death wasn't immediately known.

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Another Round of Snow

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Man Killed in Crash on South Side

Man Killed in Crash on South Side

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Lupita Nyong'o's Stolen Oscar Gown Found: Authorities

Lupita Nyong'o's Stolen Oscar Gown Found: Authorities

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Chicago Woman Charged in Mom's Bali Murder is Suicidal, Attorney

Chicago Woman Charged in Mom's Bali Murder is Suicidal, Attorney

There is a new concern about the pregnant Chicago teenager accused of killing her mother at a posh resort in Bali. NBC Chicago's Chris Coffey reports.

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Company Gives Up One of Its Medical Marijuana Licenses in Western Illinois

Company Gives Up One of Its Medical Marijuana Licenses in Western Illinois

The first casualty in the Illinois Medical Marijuana contest is apparently official. NBC Chicago's Phil Rogers reports.

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Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting Student

Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting Student

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Blackhawks Acquire Flyers' Defenseman Kimmo Timonen

Blackhawks Acquire Flyers' Defenseman Kimmo Timonen

The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired defenseman Kimmo Timonen from the Philadelphia Flyers, the team announced Friday.

Teen Charged in Mom's Bali Murder is Suicidal

Teen Charged in Mom's Bali Murder is Suicidal

There is a new concern about the pregnant Chicago teenager accused of killing her mother at a posh resort in Bali.

Company Gives Up One of Its Medical Marijuana Licenses

Company Gives Up One of Its Medical Marijuana Licenses

The first casualty in the Illinois Medical Marijuana contest is apparently official. Green Thumb Industries, which had obtained cultivation licenses in three Illinois districts, apparently decided to forfeit the...

Saturday's Forecast: Partly Sunny

Saturday's Forecast: Partly Sunny

Check out the detailed NBC 5 weather forecast.