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Crashing Waves Flood Lake Shore Drive

Crashing Waves Flood Lake Shore Drive

Crashing waves flood Lake Shore Drive Friday.

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Crashing Waves Flood Lake Shore Drive

Crashing Waves Flood Lake Shore Drive

Crashing waves prompted lane closures on Lake Shore Drive Friday.

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ISIS Jihadi to Kurds: "A Lot of Car Bombs" Await You in Kobani

ISIS Jihadi to Kurds: "A Lot of Car Bombs" Await You in Kobani

An ISIS fighter warned Kurdish forces that "a lot of car bombs and suicide bombers" await them in Kobani, the besieged Syrian town where Kurds are currently headed with the aim of wresting it back from the...

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Katy Perry Dresses as a Cheeto for Halloween

Katy Perry Dresses as a Cheeto for Halloween

Already calling it now: Katy Perry wins Halloween! The 30-year-old pop star went to Kate Hudson's Halloween party Thursday night dressed as a Crunchy Flamin' Hot Cheeto--and yes, she was a Cheeto, singular! See...

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Cubs Fire Rick Renteria as Manager

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Cubs Fire Rick Renteria as Manager

Cubs Fire Rick Renteria as Manager

Rumored to be pursuing Joe Maddon as their new manager, the Chicago Cubs announced Friday that they had made the decision to fire Rick Renteria.

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Cupich On Move to Chicago, School Closings

Cupich On Move to Chicago, School Closings

In an interview with NBC Chicago's Mary Ann Ahern, Archbishop Blasé Cupich says he's looking forward to his leading the Chicago Archdiocese "rich with talents and abilities."

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Forecast: Snowy Halloween

Forecast: Snowy Halloween

NBC 5's Byron Miranda is tracking a cold, windy and snowy Halloween afternoon and evening in the Chicago area.

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Scott Darling Demoted to Rockford Following Three Starts

Scott Darling Demoted to Rockford Following Three Starts

The Chicago Blackhawks ended days of speculation on Friday when they announced that Antti Raanta would remain the team's back-up goaltender, sending Scott Darling down to Rockford.

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This Week in Mudslinging: The Final Report

This Week in Mudslinging: The Final Report

Can you believe it's almost over? In a matter of days we'll have a new governor of Illinois: Will it be Pat Quinn? Bruce Rauner? Chad Whatshisface? Time flies when you're slinging mud. Lo and behold, my final...

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Crashing Waves Flood Lake Shore Drive

Crashing Waves Flood Lake Shore Drive

Crashing waves prompted lane closures on Lake Shore Drive Friday.

Cubs Fire Rick Renteria as Manager

Cubs Fire Rick Renteria as Manager

Rumored to be pursuing Joe Maddon as their new manager, the Chicago Cubs announced Friday that they had made the decision to fire Rick Renteria.

Chicago Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Fails Doping Test

Chicago Marathon Champion Rita Jeptoo Fails Doping Test

Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo failed a doping test in September, the Kenyan runner's agent said Friday.

O'Hare Cancels 300-Plus Flights For Wind, Rain

O'Hare Cancels 300-Plus Flights For Wind, Rain

It looks like Mother Nature's Halloween trick will affect more than just Chicago-area trick-or-treaters.

1 Pilot Killed, 1 Injured in SpaceShipTwo Crash in Mojave Desert

1 Pilot Killed, 1 Injured in SpaceShipTwo Crash in Mojave Desert

One crew member was killed and another suffered a "major injury" after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo rocket plane, designed for suborbital commercial flights above the Earth, went down Friday during a test...

Naperville Pair Set Halloween Light Show To "Bohemian Rhapsody"

Naperville Pair Set Halloween Light Show To "Bohemian Rhapsody"

Two friends spent all year perfectly synching a Halloween light display at a Naperville residence to Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" and other popular songs.