Aug 22, 2014

FBI Shreds Millions of Paper Files in Move to Digital Records

FBI Shreds Millions of Paper Files in Move to Digital Records

Over 30 million FBI records and 80 million fingerprint cards are headed to the shredder as the agency moves to an all-digital records system.

Aug 23, 2014
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By James Neveau

Seahawks Blow Out Bears 34-6

Seahawks Blow Out Bears 34-6

The Seattle Seahawks showed that they are the defending Super Bowl champions for a reason, blowing out the Chicago Bears by a 34-6 margin on Friday night.

Aug 22, 2014

U.S. Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Convoy

U.S. Threatens Sanctions Over Russian Convoy

The U.S. threatened more sanctions against Russia on Friday unless it removes a convoy of semis that Russia says is delivering aid to war-torn, pro-Russia regions of east Ukraine, NBC News reported.

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Thousands Expected at Garner's "March for Justice"

Thousands Expected at Garner's "March for Justice"

Thousands are expected to cross the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in cars and buses Saturday to protest the death of a Staten Island father who died in police custody last month after being put in a

Aug 22, 2014

2 Ancient Mayan Cities Discovered Deep in Mexican Jungle

2 Ancient Mayan Cities Discovered Deep in Mexican Jungle

Two ancient Mayan cities — complete with palace-like buildings, pyramids and plazas — have been discovered by archeologists deep in the jungle of southeastern Mexico, Reuters reported.

Aug 23, 2014

Couple Tried to Sneak Into Hospital with Fake Babies: Police

Couple Tried to Sneak Into Hospital with Fake Babies: Police

Police in the Bay Area arrested a woman on trespassing charges after she allegedly tried to access a hospital maternity ward using a fake baby. Police said 41-year-old Tonya Whitney and her husband carried dolls...

Aug 22, 2014

Boy, 3, Shot on Chicago's West Side

Boy, 3, Shot on Chicago's West Side

A 3-year-old boy was shot on Chicago's West Side Friday night, according to authorities.

Aug 22, 2014

Deja Vu for Ike Drivers

Deja Vu for Ike Drivers

8/22/2014: Flood waters shut down Eisenhower Expressway for third time this summer.

Aug 22, 2014

NBC 5's Back to School Supply Drive a Success!

NBC 5's Back to School Supply Drive a Success!

Thank you Chicago! Your generous donations to NBC 5's Back to School Supply Drive will help CPS students in need. Together, we're Making a Difference!

Aug 22, 2014

SpaceX Test Flight Explodes Over Texas Town

SpaceX Test Flight Explodes Over Texas Town

An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded over McGregor, Texas shortly after launch on a test flight at the company's Central Texas development site on Friday afternoon. A SpaceX statement said nobody was injured...

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Seahawks Blow Out Bears 34-6

Seahawks Blow Out Bears 34-6

The Seattle Seahawks showed that they are the defending Super Bowl champions for a reason, blowing out the Chicago Bears by a 34-6 margin on Friday night.

Boy, 3, Shot on Chicago's West Side

Boy, 3, Shot on Chicago's West Side

A 3-year-old boy was shot on Chicago's West Side Friday night, according to authorities.

Prosecutors Describe Nightmare for Harvey Hostages

Prosecutors Describe Nightmare for Harvey Hostages

Days after a robbery attempt in suburban Harvey turned into a 21-hour hostage situation, prosecutors and police described a nightmarish scene inside a home where two women and six children were being held.

More Storms To Bring Heavy Rain, Potential Flooding

More Storms To Bring Heavy Rain, Potential Flooding

As thousands clean up from flooding damage during Thursday night storms, another round of storms looms ahead of a volatile, hot weekend with the potential for torrential rainfall in some areas and more...

Almanac Predicts "Colder Than Normal" Winter for Chicago

Almanac Predicts "Colder Than Normal" Winter for Chicago

Enjoy the heat while you can Chicago, because this year's winter is forecast to be brutal.

What Jackie Robinson West Did on Their Day Off

What Jackie Robinson West Did on Their Day Off

8/22/2014: Chicago's Jackie Robinson West will play in the U.S. title game at the Little League World Series. On Friday they took a break from the game that’s put the team on the national stage. NBC5’s Christian