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2016 Rio Olympics: Midwest Athletes To Watch

Midwest athletes compete for their chance at an Olympic medal in the road to the... View gallery

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Matt Forte: 'I Feel Bad' for Jay Cutler

Matt Forte: 'I Feel Bad' for Jay Cutler

Matt Forte is no longer with the Chicago Bears after signing with the New York Jets this offseason, but he still has thoughts on the way that Jay Cutler is treated in the Windy City.

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Illinois Lottery Can Pay Winners Under Stopgap Compromise

Illinois Lottery Can Pay Winners Under Stopgap Compromise

Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a stopgap budget compromise Thursday that gives the Illinois Lottery the legal authority to continue paying winners.

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Swim Warning In Effect Along Chicago Beaches Friday

Swim Warning In Effect Along Chicago Beaches Friday

The start of the Fourth of July holiday weekend was met with a warning for beachgoers and boaters. The National Weather Service advised swimmers to stay out of Lake Michigan waters with life-threatening...

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Sharon Tate's Sister Says Ex-Manson Follower Shouldn't be Paroled

Sharon Tate's Sister Says Ex-Manson Follower Shouldn't be Paroled

The sister of slain actress Sharon Tate said she’s doing what she can to make sure convicted Manson Family follower Leslie Van Houten dies behind bars. Debra Tate told NBC News she has delivered 138,700...

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Massive Fireworks Show to Take Over Chicago Suburb

Massive Fireworks Show to Take Over Chicago Suburb

Fireworks will light up the skies of a Chicago suburb over this Fourth of July holiday weekend for what could be one of the country’s largest fireworks shows.

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Democrats Move Left With New Party Platform

Democrats Move Left With New Party Platform

Democrats are considering approving what is being called the most progressive platform in the party's history, though supporters of Bernie Sanders are still not satisfied with provisions on trade and some other...

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Deep Dish: Budget Battle Sees Relief, but No End in Sight

Deep Dish: Budget Battle Sees Relief, but No End in Sight

Carol Marin has the latest on this week's top political stories.

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Therapy Dogs Help Calm Rio Hopefuls

Therapy Dogs Help Calm Rio Hopefuls

USA swimming is pairing with domesti-pups to bring therapy dogs to the swimmers lounge during the Olympic trials in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Chicago Police Brace for Potentially Violent Holiday Weekend

Chicago Police Brace for Potentially Violent Holiday Weekend

On the same day Chicago police revealed the city's violence has reached an "unacceptable level," authorities are bracing for what could be another violent holiday weekend.

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25 Sickened in E. Coli Outbreak at Chicago Restaurant

25 Sickened in E. Coli Outbreak at Chicago Restaurant

An E. coli outbreak at a restaurant in the South Side Bridgeport neighborhood has sickened at least 25 people, according to the Chicago Department of Public Health.

2 Killed, 4 Police Officers Injured in Crash After Chase

2 Killed, 4 Police Officers Injured in Crash After Chase

Two suspects were killed and four Chicago Police officers were injured in a crash following a chase Friday morning in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.

Massive Fireworks Show to Take Over Chicago Suburb

Massive Fireworks Show to Take Over Chicago Suburb

Fireworks will light up the skies of a Chicago suburb over this Fourth of July holiday weekend for what could be one of the country’s largest fireworks shows.

How Facebook Changes Impact News You Get from NBC 5

How Facebook Changes Impact News You Get from NBC 5

Facebook announced it would be changing its news feed algorithm and putting higher priority on posts from friends and family on Wednesday. The change may result in Facebook users seeing fewer posts from...

Gunmen Kill 4, Take Dozens of Hostages in Bangladesh

Gunmen Kill 4, Take Dozens of Hostages in Bangladesh

The bloody attack in Bangladesh that left at least four security personnel dead and around 40 people taken hostage in Dhaka stretched into a second day. A team of seven or eight attackers entered the...

Chicago Police Brace for Potentially Violent Holiday Weekend

Chicago Police Brace for Potentially Violent Holiday Weekend

On the same day Chicago police revealed the city's violence has reached an "unacceptable level," authorities are bracing for what could be another violent holiday weekend.