Jan 28, 2015

Instagram Down for a 2nd Time This Week

Instagram Down for a 2nd Time This Week

The photo-centric social media site Instagram was down Wednesday night, just two days after it suffered a similar outage.

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Dismembered Body Parts Found in Suitcase: SFPD

Dismembered Body Parts Found in Suitcase: SFPD

San Francisco police say a suitcase found in the South of Market neighborhood Wednesday afternoon contained dismembered body parts. A medical examiner confirmed the remains are human, but police said it...

Jan 28, 2015

How to Spot Counterfeit NFL Merchandise

How to Spot Counterfeit NFL Merchandise

Selling counterfeit merchandise is a serious crime, and the Super Bowl is a prime location for these criminals.

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New Audio Gives Sunset Deadline for ISIS Hostage Swap

New Audio Gives Sunset Deadline for ISIS Hostage Swap

New audio was released Wednesday purporting to be of a Japanese hostage held by the terror group ISIS, in which a demand is made that a jailed would-be suicide bomber be delivered to the Turkish border by sunset...

Jan 28, 2015

Romeoville Man Gets 108 Years for Sexually Assaulting Girl, Distributing Porn

Romeoville Man Gets 108 Years for Sexually Assaulting Girl, Distributing Porn

A southwest suburban man was sentenced to 108 years in prison Tuesday for sexually assaulting a girl and filming her for eight years before his arrest in 2013.

Jan 28, 2015

Will County Pays $126K to Cop Wrongly Accused as "Honeybee Killer"

Will County Pays $126K to Cop Wrongly Accused as "Honeybee Killer"

Will County has agreed to pay $126,500 to settle a lawsuit brought by a suburban cop whom the Will County sheriff wrongly accused of being the “Honeybee killer,” the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

Jan 28, 2015

WATCH: Cop Arrests Public Defender Trying to Represent Client

WATCH: Cop Arrests Public Defender Trying to Represent Client

The San Francisco Public Defender's Office released cellphone videos Wednesday of a deputy public defender who was placed in handcuffs outside of a courtroom on Tuesday afternoon after she attempted to represent...

Jan 28, 2015

Charles Townes, Co-Inventor of the Laser, Dies at 99

Charles Townes, Co-Inventor of the Laser, Dies at 99

Charles Hard Townes, the co-inventor of the laser and a Nobel laureate in physics, has died. He was 99.

Jan 28, 2015

Trial Begins for Men Charged in Cemetery Grave-Selling Scheme

Trial Begins for Men Charged in Cemetery Grave-Selling Scheme

Juries were chosen and trial began Wednesday for Terrence and Keith Nicks, the brothers accused of dismembering and removing bodies in an off-the-books scheme to resell burial plots at Alsip's historic Burr Oak...

Jan 28, 2015

Grateful Dead Fans Mail in 60,000 Ticket Requests

Grateful Dead Fans Mail in 60,000 Ticket Requests

Grateful Dead announced that fans mailed in more than 60,000 ticket orders.

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Muzzin's Late Tally Lifts Kings Over Blackhawks

Muzzin's Late Tally Lifts Kings Over Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks got off to a rough start in their first post All-Star game, falling to the Los Angeles Kings by a score of 4-3 on Wednesday night.

Romeoville Man Gets 108 Years for Sexually Assaulting Girl, Distributing Porn

Romeoville Man Gets 108 Years for Sexually Assaulting Girl, Distributing Porn

A southwest suburban man was sentenced to 108 years in prison Tuesday for sexually assaulting a girl and filming her for eight years before his arrest in 2013.

Will County Pays $126K to Cop Wrongly Accused as "Honeybee Killer"

Will County Pays $126K to Cop Wrongly Accused as "Honeybee Killer"

Will County has agreed to pay $126,500 to settle a lawsuit brought by a suburban cop whom the Will County sheriff wrongly accused of being the “Honeybee killer,” the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

Trial Begins for Men Charged in Cemetery Grave-Selling Scheme

Trial Begins for Men Charged in Cemetery Grave-Selling Scheme

Juries were chosen and trial began Wednesday for Terrence and Keith Nicks, the brothers accused of dismembering and removing bodies in an off-the-books scheme to resell burial plots at Alsip's historic Burr Oak...

Raul Castro: U.S. Must Return Guantanamo

Raul Castro: U.S. Must Return Guantanamo

Cuban President Raul Castro is demanding that the United States return the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, lift the half-century trade embargo on Cuba and compensate it for damages before the two countries...

Thursday's Forecast: Mostly Cloudy

Thursday's Forecast: Mostly Cloudy

Check out the detailed NBC 5 weather forecast.