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Police Search for Offenders in Attempted Sexual Assault on Northwest Side

Police Search for Offenders in Attempted Sexual Assault on Northwest Side

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a car used in an attempt to sexually assault someone Tuesday morning in the Northwest Side Albany Park neighborhood.

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Woman Shot in Home Invasion

Woman Shot in Home Invasion

A woman was seriously injured in a shooting during a break-in in Chicago’s West Lawn neighborhood on Thursday, police said. Natalie Martinez reports.

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Rauner Will Not Endorse Trump or Attend GOP Convention

Rauner Will Not Endorse Trump or Attend GOP Convention

Just one day after a spokesperson said the governor had not made up his mind about attending the GOP Presidential Convention, Bruce Rauner made a decision.

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Obama Hosts Final Cinco de Mayo Reception at White House

Obama Hosts Final Cinco de Mayo Reception at White House

President Barack Obama's final Cinco de Mayo reception at the White House seemed more a celebration of him than of the holiday. Obama entered the East Room to chants of "four more years." He responded that the...

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Delay in Amber Alert for Navajo Girl Questioned

Delay in Amber Alert for Navajo Girl Questioned

Several hours after a stranger abducted an 11-year-old Navajo girl as she played near her home, few outside the reservation knew she was missing. Cellphone alarms jolted New Mexico residents at 2:30 a.m.

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Texas Woman Got 'Creepy' Message Before Slaying

Texas Woman Got 'Creepy' Message Before Slaying

Missy Bevers received a "creepy and strange" message from an unknown man on LinkedIn in the days before she was found slain in a North Texas church in April, according to police documents released Thursday. The...

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Joe Paterno Allegedly Told of Sandusky Molestation in 1976

Joe Paterno Allegedly Told of Sandusky Molestation in 1976

A judge said that insurers in litigation with Penn State claim a boy told football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he had been molested by Jerry Sandusky, Pennlive.com reported Thursday.

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13 Arrested in Pakistan for Strangling, Burning Girl for 'Honor'

13 Arrested in Pakistan for Strangling, Burning Girl for 'Honor'

Pakistani police say they have arrested 13 members of a local tribal council who strangled a local girl and set her body on fire for helping one of her friends elope. Khurram Rasheed, police chief for...

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Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Blaze in South Suburbs

Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Blaze in South Suburbs

Firefighters battled a raging fire at several south suburban retail stores Thursday evening.

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Clinton Aides Interviewed in Email Investigation: Officials

Clinton Aides Interviewed in Email Investigation: Officials

Sources familiar with the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email server told NBC News some of her top aides during her time as Secretary of State have been interviewed by the FBI “within the past few...

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Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Blaze in South Suburbs

Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Blaze in South Suburbs

Firefighters battled a raging fire at several south suburban retail stores Thursday evening.

Chicago Sees at Least 3 Police Chases in Less Than 12 Hours

Chicago Sees at Least 3 Police Chases in Less Than 12 Hours

At least three police chases took place in Chicago in less than 12 hours Wednesday and several suspects remained on the run Thursday.

Passenger Rescues Woman Hit by CTA Red Line Train

Passenger Rescues Woman Hit by CTA Red Line Train

A woman trapped under a Chicago Transit Authority Red Line train was rescued Wednesday afternoon after another rider jumped into action.

Alvarez Requests Special Prosecutor in McDonald Case

Alvarez Requests Special Prosecutor in McDonald Case

Cook County's embattled state's attorney, Anita Alvarez, has asked to recuse herself from the murder prosecution of Officer Jason Van Dyke, the white Chicago police officer who shot a black teen 16 times,...

House Speaker Paul Ryan Declines to Back Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan Declines to Back Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan, the nation's highest-ranking elected Republican, says he's not ready to support Donald Trump as the party's nominee. Ryan's stunning announcement, on CNN Thursday afternoon, came after...

Woman Shot in Home Invasion on Chicago's SW Side

Woman Shot in Home Invasion on Chicago's SW Side

A woman was seriously injured in a shooting during a break-in in Chicago’s West Lawn neighborhood, police said.