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Report: NFL Got Draft Park for Free

Report: NFL Got Draft Park for Free

The Chicago Park District reportedly waived a more than $900,000 fee to rent Grant Park for the 2015 NFL Draft.

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Bodies Found Inside Southwest Side Home

Bodies Found Inside Southwest Side Home

Police said they were called to the home on West 55th Street on a report of an explosion. NBC Chicago's Regina Waldroup reports.

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Jim Parson Plays the All Mighty in "An Act of God"

Jim Parson Plays the All Mighty in "An Act of God"

From George Burns to Alanis Morissette, pop culture has put many a human face on the Almighty. Now, we can add to that divine directory Jim Parsons, the appealing actor who plays physicist (and, heh, atheist)...

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Dog Walker Shuts Down Company After Beating Video

Dog Walker Shuts Down Company After Beating Video

In a note to clients, Alone at Home Pet Care's Jon Stenholt calls himself a "despicable individual" and said his company was immediately being shut down. NBC Chicago's Katie Kim reports.

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Orioles, White Sox Split Doubleheader Caused by Riots

Orioles, White Sox Split Doubleheader Caused by Riots

Chicago won first game 3-2 before Baltimore rebounded with 6-3 win.

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Former Speaker Hastert Faces Federal Charges

Former Speaker Hastert Faces Federal Charges

Federal officials allege the former Speaker of the U.S. House evaded bank rules and then lied to the FBI when asked about his transactions. NBC Chicago's Mary Ann Ahern reports.

4 hours ago

Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Hastert Indicted on Federal Charges

Feds allege the former Speaker of the U.S. House incrementally withdrew cash from bank below a level that requires reporting and then lied to the FBI when questioned about it. NBC Chicago's Mary Ann Ahern...

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Man Pleads Guilty in FAA Fire

Man Pleads Guilty in FAA Fire

Brian Howard pleaded guilty Thursday to sabotaging Chicago Enroute Center in Aurora. NBC Chicago's Phil Rogers reports.

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Mom Receives Kidney After Son's Death

Mom Receives Kidney After Son's Death

Rose Perry says having her son's kidney after his death makes the grieving process a little easier. NBC Chicago's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

4 hours ago

Stickier Friday

Stickier Friday

There's rain ahead of a front that'll bring cooler conditions for the weekend.

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Former Speaker Hastert Faces Federal Charges

Former Speaker Hastert Faces Federal Charges

Plano Republican withdrew funds in increments less than $10,000 each to avoid required bank filings, officials said.

"Despicable Individual" Charged With Animal Cruelty

"Despicable Individual" Charged With Animal Cruelty

"I regret ever doing such a horrible thing," Alone at Home Pet Care's Jon Stenholt wrote in an email to former clients prior to his arrest.

Chicago Named "Corruption Capital of America"

Chicago Named "Corruption Capital of America"

Chicago has maintained its first-place status, but not for something the city should be proud of.

Chicago Bulls Fire Head Coach Tom Thibodeau

Chicago Bulls Fire Head Coach Tom Thibodeau

The Chicago Bulls have parted ways with head coach Tom Thibodeau, the team announced Thursday.

Should Stoner's Controversial Goal Have Counted for Ducks?

Should Stoner's Controversial Goal Have Counted for Ducks?

The Anaheim Ducks scored a controversial goal on Wednesday night as Jakob Silfverberg interfered with Corey Crawford, but should the tally have counted?

House Committee OKs Police Body Camera Measure

House Committee OKs Police Body Camera Measure

Illinois could soon establish statewide rules for the use of police body cameras, but the proposed legislation would not require officers to have them.