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WATCH LIVE: OJ Simpson Faces Nevada Parole Hearing

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O.J. Simpson Appears at Parole Hearing

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WATCH LIVE: OJ Simpson Faces Nevada Parole Hearing

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Why We Continue to Be Obsessed With O.J. Simpson

Why We Continue to Be Obsessed With O.J. Simpson

As Simpson was granted parole Thursday on charges stemming from the 2008 armed robbery involving two sports memorabilia dealers in a Las Vegas hotel room, it's a fair question to ask why, 23 years later,...

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O.J. Simpson Granted Parole
O.J. Simpson Granted Parole

A gray-haired O.J. Simpson was granted parole by the Nevada parole board Thursday, setting him free after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel room heist.

Man Caught on Camera Riding on Top of CTA Bus
Man Caught on Camera Riding on Top of CTA Bus

A man was caught on camera Wednesday afternoon riding on top of a Chicago Transit Authority bus while smoking a cigarette.

Teen Shot While Answering Door at  NW Indiana Home: Family
Teen Shot While Answering Door at NW Indiana Home: Family

A 17-year-old girl was shot and killed Wednesday night while answering the door to her northwest Indiana home during a movie night with her family, family members said.

Severe Weather, Storms Roll Over Chicago Area
Severe Weather, Storms Roll Over Chicago Area

Severe weather rolled over the Chicago area Wednesday night and into Thursday morning as thunderstorms persisted into the overnight hours.

Top American Runners Announced for 40th Chicago Marathon
Top American Runners Announced for 40th Chicago Marathon

Two-time Olympic medalist Galen Rupp and American marathon debut record holder Jordan Hasay are among the leaders of a deep field of elite American runners taking part in the 40th annual Bank of America Chicago...

Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dies at 41
Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dies at 41

Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington has died, the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office confirmed to the Associated Press Thursday. The musician was 41. Bennington's body was discovered Thursday morning in the...