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WATCH: New Mashup Combines 'Making a Murderer,' 'The Simpsons'

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U.N. Report: Syrian Detainees Suffer 'Unimaginable Abuse'

U.N. Report: Syrian Detainees Suffer 'Unimaginable Abuse'

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NBC 5 Consumer Unit Helps Solve Flooring Complaint

NBC 5 Consumer Unit Helps Solve Flooring Complaint

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'Downton Abbey' Costume Exhibit Coming to Chicago

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'Very Hopeful': St. Alphonsus School Hits Fundraising Deadline

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Rauner Rejects Expansion of State's Medical Marijuana Program

Rauner Rejects Expansion of State's Medical Marijuana Program

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NBC 5 Consumer Unit Helps Solve Flooring Complaint

NBC 5 Consumer Unit Helps Solve Flooring Complaint

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Gas Prices Continue to Fall in Chicago Area: GasBuddy

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Darling's Incredible Act of Kindness Will Melt Your Heart

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Scott Darling is known for his long and winding road to the NHL, but according to a story floating around the web, he should be known for his random acts of kindness instead.

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Winter Returns: Snow Set for Chicago Area

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