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Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 at 04:28 PM CST

New York Man Charged With Stalking Rep. Kyrsten Sinema

New York Man Charged With Stalking Rep. Kyrsten Sinema

U.S. Capitol Police arrested a suspected stalker outside the D.C. office of Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.). According to a special agent’s affidavit, officers arrested Amos Olagunju at Sinema’s seventh floor...

Sunday, Dec 10, 2017 at 08:16 AM CST

Deputy AG Rosenstein Says He's Satisfied With Mueller's Work

Deputy AG Rosenstein Says He's Satisfied With Mueller's Work

The U.S. Department of Justice official who appointed special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election said he is satisfied with the special counsel’s...

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 01:28 PM CST

No, Facebook Is Not Listening in on You

No, Facebook Is Not Listening in on You

Facebook users are wondering why they're getting Facebook ads regarding things they talk about but don't type. Is Facebook listening in through people's cellphone microphone? The company says no. Lolita...

Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017 at 01:56 AM CST

Secret Recordings Show NY Heating Oil Firms Ripping Off Buyers

Secret Recordings Show NY Heating Oil Firms Ripping Off Buyers

The audio recordings are enough to make a homeowner cringe. For the first time, New Yorkers are hearing the secretly recorded conversations of oil truck drivers, as they plot to steal from unsuspecting...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 10:48 PM CST

350 Firearms Lost or Stolen From DC-Area Police Since 2011

350 Firearms Lost or Stolen From DC-Area Police Since 2011

More than 350 firearms have been lost or stolen from local and federal police agencies headquartered in the Washington, D.C., area since 2011, according to an investigation by the News4 I-Team.

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4 Wounded in Drive-By Shooting Outside Birthday Party
4 Wounded in Drive-By Shooting Outside Birthday Party

Four people were wounded in a drive-by shooting at a gathering on Chicago's West Side early Sunday, according to police.

2 Injured After Plane Crashes in Illinois River
2 Injured After Plane Crashes in Illinois River

Around 12:50 p.m., officers responded to a report of a small aircraft that crashed into the Rock River near Grand Detour, Illinois State Police said in a statement.

'Holler House' Brings Magic, History to Bowling
'Holler House' Brings Magic, History to Bowling

Bowling alleys tend to be noisy places, but the only thing you’ll hear at one Wisconsin bar is the soft singing voice of a girl as she sets pins and returns bowling balls.

Man Grazed by Bullet While Riding on CTA Train
Man Grazed by Bullet While Riding on CTA Train

Just after 6 p.m., a 23-year-old man was sitting on a Green Line train near the West Woodlawn neighborhood when a physical altercation occurred, authorities said.

Trump's First Year: A Tax Victory But Russia Probe Continues
Trump's First Year: A Tax Victory But Russia Probe Continues

President Donald Trump’s first significant legislative achievement did not come until December, when Congress approved a $1.5 trillion tax bill that cut corporate and individual rates. But throughout Trump’s...

'High Risk' Missing 4-Year-Old Girl Found Safe: Police
'High Risk' Missing 4-Year-Old Girl Found Safe: Police

A "high risk" 4-year-old girl reported missing from Chicago's West Side was found safe Sunday, according to police.