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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Kushner Sought Secret Russia Communications Channel: Report

Kushner Sought Secret Russia Communications Channel: Report

The Washington Post reports that Russia's ambassador to the U.S. has told his superiors that he and Jared Kushner discussed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and...

Friday, May 26, 2017

Thousands Prepare for Annual 'Gospel Run' This Weekend

Thousands Prepare for Annual 'Gospel Run' This Weekend

Several dozen churches on Chicago’s South and West Sides are teaming up to get fit, and after weeks of training, thousands of churchgoers are ready for an annual event called the “Gospel Run.”...

Friday, May 26, 2017

Lawmakers Point Fingers as Budget Impasse Continues

Lawmakers Point Fingers as Budget Impasse Continues

With a new budget agreement still seemingly nowhere close, lawmakers and candidates are pointing fingers as a May 31 deadline looms. NBC 5’s Mary Ann Ahern reports.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Rauner, Pritzker Point Fingers as Budget Impasse Continues

Rauner, Pritzker Point Fingers as Budget Impasse Continues

With the state of Illinois poised to go through a third straight year without a budget deal, lawmakers and candidates are pointing fingers as a May 31 deadline looms.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Ben Stiller and Wife Christine Taylor Announce Separation

Ben Stiller and Wife Christine Taylor Announce Separation

Ben Stiller and his wife announced Friday that they are separating after 17 years of marriage. Stiller and actress Christine Taylor released a joint statement Friday announcing their breakup.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Chicago Police Step Up Security Ahead of Memorial Day

Chicago Police Step Up Security Ahead of Memorial Day

As Memorial Day weekend begins, Chicago Police are calling on citizens to celebrate safely and responsibly, and they’ll be doing their part to keep the peace by assigning 1300 extra officers to beaches and...

Friday, May 26, 2017

DuSable Museum Unveils New 'Carnival' Exhibit

DuSable Museum Unveils New 'Carnival' Exhibit

Whenever anyone hears about Carnival festivals, they think of partying and revelry, but in a new exhibit at the DuSable Museum of African American History, patrons are invited to explore the deeper meanings and...

Friday, May 26, 2017

People Get Bee Tattoos to Raise Money for Bombing Victims

People Get Bee Tattoos to Raise Money for Bombing Victims

In the aftermath of the Manchester concert bombing, people are coming up with unique ways to raise money to help the victims of the tragedy. One tattoo parlor in England has reportedly raised over $6000...

Friday, May 26, 2017

Deep Dish - Rauner Rocks Out, and Emanuel Gets Called by DC

Deep Dish - Rauner Rocks Out, and Emanuel Gets Called by DC

In this week’s Deep Dish, Carol Marin and Mary Ann Ahern discuss Democrats calling on Rahm Emanuel to replicate his 2006 midterm election strategy, Bruce Rauner’s love of Boston (the band, not...

Friday, May 26, 2017

Former Texas Nurse Accused of Killing Dozens of Kids in '80s

Former Texas Nurse Accused of Killing Dozens of Kids in '80s

A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the death of an infant a year earlier, and authorities said Friday that they think she may have killed up to...

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Man Charged in Hinsdale Mother’s Murder
Man Charged in Hinsdale Mother’s Murder

A man who was being questioned by police for nearly 24 hours was charged with murder Friday in the death of a single mother in her west suburban home earlier this month.

Rauner, Pritzker Point Fingers as Budget Impasse Continues
Rauner, Pritzker Point Fingers as Budget Impasse Continues

With the state of Illinois poised to go through a third straight year without a budget deal, lawmakers and candidates are pointing fingers as a May 31 deadline looms.

After Trip's Final Day, Trump to Return to Tumult at Home
After Trip's Final Day, Trump to Return to Tumult at Home

Down to the final day of his lengthy first international trip, President Donald Trump will lift off for Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, returning to a White House that sits under...

Maddon Discusses Baez Trade Rumors
Maddon Discusses Baez Trade Rumors

The Chicago Cubs have a ton of good players and not enough positions to have all of them play at the same time, but even as that glut of talent has caused trade rumors to swirl, Joe Maddon has a message for his...