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Kris Bryant Leaves Game After Ankle Injurey: Cubs

Kris Bryant Leaves Game After Ankle Injurey: Cubs

Kris Bryan left Wednesday night’s game after an apparent ankle injury, the Cubs said.

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Ex-Pharmaceutical CEO Accused at Trial of Cheating Investors

Ex-Pharmaceutical CEO Accused at Trial of Cheating Investors

"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is either a con man who scammed hedge fund investors of millions or a nerdy genius who made them even richer. The conflicting portraits were offered Wednesday at opening statements of...

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Syrian Doctor Caught in Travel Ban Gives Up, Moves to Canada

Syrian Doctor Caught in Travel Ban Gives Up, Moves to Canada

A Syrian doctor says he won't return to the United States to finish his studies at Brown University because of the Trump administration's travel ban. Khaled Almilaji said Wednesday there's too much uncertainty...

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Chicago Charges Show Challenge of Police Code of Silence

Chicago Charges Show Challenge of Police Code of Silence

Since late 2015, the public has known that police who witnessed the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald described a scene starkly different than the one that later emerged on video of a white officer pumping...

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Fact Check: No Evidence Undocumented Commit More Crimes

Fact Check: No Evidence Undocumented Commit More Crimes

President Donald Trump highlighted the issue of illegal immigration Wednesday as he met with families that have lost loved ones to crimes committed by undocumented immigrants at the White House, NBC News...

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Officer Testifies in McDonald Case

Officer Testifies in McDonald Case

Today, the officer accused of killing Laquan McDonald appeared in court and took the witness stand, the first time that Jason Van Dyke has testified about the case in court. NBC 5’s Regina Waldroup...

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Lawmakers to Stay in Springfield if No Budget Deal Reached

Lawmakers to Stay in Springfield if No Budget Deal Reached

If there is no budget deal in Illinois by Friday, Governor Bruce Rauner has announced that he will keep lawmakers in special session until an accord is reached. NBC 5’s Mary Ann Ahern has more on...

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Teen YouTuber Shoots and Kills Boyfriend in Video Stunt

Teen YouTuber Shoots and Kills Boyfriend in Video Stunt

A 19-year-old aspiring YouTube star’s boyfriend is dead after she shot him in the chest in a video stunt gone wrong, according to a criminal complaint filed on Wednesday. Monalisa Perez of Minnesota was arrested...

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TSA Announces Security Changes for U.S.-Bound Flights

TSA Announces Security Changes for U.S.-Bound Flights

Airlines around the world are being required to step up security on flights to the United States. NBC 5’s Charlie Wojciechowski has more on what could happen if those airlines don’t comply with...

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Dog Park in Jackson Park in Danger of Closing

Dog Park in Jackson Park in Danger of Closing

Residents in the Jackson Park neighborhood on the South Side are pushing back against a proposal that would eliminate a popular dog park.

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After he was designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs, catcher Miguel Montero thanked fans for their support in a series of tweets.

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If Illinois lawmakers don't reach an agreement to end the budget impasse by the June 30 deadline, Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday he will require legislators to stay in Springfield until a deal is made.

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Montero to be Designated for Assignment: Reports

Less than 24 hours after he blasted Jake Arrieta and allowed seven stolen bases, Chicago Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is reportedly heading out of town.