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Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 at 08:03 AM CDT

Body Unearthed, Legend of Mass Murderer H.H. Holmes Persists

Body Unearthed, Legend of Mass Murderer H.H. Holmes Persists

Whiskers of a 121-year-old mustache came into view of the Penn Museum archaeologists once they finally reached 10 feet deep. Then, stunningly, the dead man’s tie could be seen amid the soupy ooze of the coffin....

Monday, Oct 30, 2017 at 01:28 PM CDT

Menendez Defense Rests in Bribery Trial

Menendez Defense Rests in Bribery Trial

The defense in the bribery trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez rested its case Monday, shortly after the judge turned down a bid to have a mistrial declared over his rulings during the trial.

Friday, Oct 27, 2017 at 04:56 PM CDT

Top Federal Prosecutor Dana Boente to Resign

Top Federal Prosecutor Dana Boente to Resign

Dana Boente has submitted his resignation as federal prosecutor for the Eastern District of Virginia, his spokesman tells the News4 I-Team. Boente oversaw dozens of high-profile prosecutions, including...

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017 at 11:05 PM CDT

Are Workers' Breaks Turning NYC Project Into a 'High' Rise?

Are Workers' Breaks Turning NYC Project Into a 'High' Rise?

A New York City condominium project is being watched closely by building inspectors after an I-Team investigation revealed more than a dozen construction workers smoking what looked and smelled like marijuana –...

Friday, Oct 27, 2017 at 07:30 PM CDT

Dying Mom Wishing for Burial Next to Baby Finds Grave Mix-Up

Dying Mom Wishing for Burial Next to Baby Finds Grave Mix-Up

Five decades ago, a mortuary in Costa Mesa mistakenly buried a newborn child in the wrong plot. It was a mix-up that went unnoticed for years until the baby's terminally ill mother began making her estate...

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Bartender's Boyfriend Charged in Connection to Her Death
Bartender's Boyfriend Charged in Connection to Her Death

The boyfriend of a Joliet bartender who was found fatally shot in rural Kankakee County Thursday has been charged with first-degree murder in connection with her death, police announced Saturday.

Blackhawks Named as Hosts of 2019 Winter Classic
Blackhawks Named as Hosts of 2019 Winter Classic

The Chicago Blackhawks will take on the Boston Bruins in the 2019 Winter Classic, NBC and the NHL announced on Saturday.

Milwaukee Man Charged With Murder in Fatal Crash
Milwaukee Man Charged With Murder in Fatal Crash

Carjacking and murder charges have been filed against a Wisconsin man who was in a stolen vehicle during a crash that killed his accomplice Wednesday morning on the South Side.

Death of McHenry County Jail Inmate Under Investigation
Death of McHenry County Jail Inmate Under Investigation

The death of a McHenry County Jail inmate on Friday night is under investigation by authorities.

Moore Critic: Alabama Senate Race a Battle for Nation's Soul
Moore Critic: Alabama Senate Race a Battle for Nation's Soul

A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the nation." The remarks Saturday by the Rev. William J. Barber come a day...

Watch: Chance the Rapper Brings Songs to 'SNL' Appearance
Watch: Chance the Rapper Brings Songs to 'SNL' Appearance

First-time "Saturday Night Live" host Chance the Rapper dedicated his opening monologue to Thanksgiving.