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Person of Interest in Custody in Willowbrook Attack

Person of Interest in Custody in Willowbrook Attack

A person of interest was taken into custody Tuesday in connection with the stabbing and sexual assault of a 26-year-old woman inside her parents' Willowbrook home over the weekend.

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Chief Keef Sued for Being No-Show at Frat House

Chief Keef Sued for Being No-Show at Frat House

Chicago rapper Chief Keef was scheduled to perform at an Auburn University fraternity house last April. But according to a newly filed lawsuit, the rapper—whose real name is Keith Cozart—kept the $12,000 he was...

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Will County Sets Record After 8th Rabid Bat Found in Homer Glen

Will County Sets Record After 8th Rabid Bat Found in Homer Glen

A record number of rabid bats have been found in southwest suburban Will County this summer, and more than have of the potentially deadly flying mammals have been found in Homer Glen.

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Venus Williams Achieves Her 'Dream': A College Diploma

Venus Williams Achieves Her 'Dream': A College Diploma

Venus Williams is more than just a star tennis player – she's a college graduate. And unlike those honorary degrees given to so many celebrities, Williams actually hit the books and earned a Bachelors...

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Sky 5 Flies Over Scene of Manhunt for Suspects in Fatal Shooting of Officer

Sky 5 Flies Over Scene of Manhunt for Suspects in Fatal Shooting of Officer

NBC Chicago's Sky 5 helicopter flies over the scene of the manhunt for the suspects in the fatal shooting of Fox Lake police officer Charles "Joe" Gliniewicz.

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CNN Changes Debate Criteria, Opening Door for Fiorina

CNN Changes Debate Criteria, Opening Door for Fiorina

CNN on Tuesday amended its criteria for the next Republican presidential debate, giving former technology executive Carly Fiorina a better chance at appearing in the Sept. 16 primetime affair. The news network...

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Gov. Rauner Releases Statement After Fox Lake Officer Shot to Death

Gov. Rauner Releases Statement After Fox Lake Officer Shot to Death

Gov. Bruce Rauner released a statement expressing his condolences after a Fox Lake police officer was shot to death in the line of duty Tuesday. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports.

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Illinois Politicians React to Fatal Shooting of Fox Lake Officer

Illinois Politicians React to Fatal Shooting of Fox Lake Officer

Illinois politicians, including Rep. Bob Dold and the mayor of Fox Lake, expressed their condolences Tuesday after a Fox Lake veteran police officer was shot to death in the line of duty.

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Fox Lake Officer Fatally Shot in Line of Duty

Fox Lake Officer Fatally Shot in Line of Duty

Charles "Joe" Gliniewicz, a veteran Fox Lake police officer, was shot to death Tuesday morning in the line of duty. NBC 5's Christian Farr reports.

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Muggy and Warm

Muggy and Warm

Muggy, warm conditions will continue overnight Tuesday into Wednesday with a chance to break the record for warmest day this year.

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Manhunt Rages on for Men Who Gunned Down Fox Lake Officer

Manhunt Rages on for Men Who Gunned Down Fox Lake Officer

A massive manhunt was still underway for three armed men in far north suburban Fox Lake who authorities say are responsible for Charles Gliniewicz's shooting death

Slain Fox Lake Officer Remembered as 'G.I. Joe'

Slain Fox Lake Officer Remembered as 'G.I. Joe'

The Fox Lake police officer who was shot to death Tuesday morning was remembered as a "family man" with an unmatched dedication to his community.

Will County Sets Record After 8th Rabid Bat Found in Homer Glen

Will County Sets Record After 8th Rabid Bat Found in Homer Glen

A record number of rabid bats have been found in southwest suburban Will County this summer, and more than have of the potentially deadly flying mammals have been found in Homer Glen.

Police Respond to Barricade Situation in Crystal Lake

Police Respond to Barricade Situation in Crystal Lake

Multiple armed officers were dispatched to a neighborhood home in suburban Crystal Lake Tuesday afternoon.

Cubs Add Baez, Others to Roster Tuesday

Cubs Add Baez, Others to Roster Tuesday

With MLB rosters expanding to 40 players on Tuesday, the Chicago Cubs made several moves, including bringing up one of their top prospects to the majors.

Chicago Could See Hottest Day of Year This Week

Chicago Could See Hottest Day of Year This Week

Just as the meteorological fall begins, the Chicago area could see its hottest day of the year this week.