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Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 11:14 AM CDT

Scam Robocalls Are On the Rise, and Help May Be on the Way

Scam Robocalls Are On the Rise, and Help May Be on the Way

As unwanted calls continue to proliferate, many mobile phone users have simply stopped answering the phone. But new technology is on the horizon that could sharply cut the number of scam and spam calls we all...

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 at 01:26 PM CDT

SF Paid Firm $400K for Data Claiming City is Near Spotless

SF Paid Firm $400K for Data Claiming City is Near Spotless

San Francisco paid a public relations firm hundreds of thousands of dollars for research that claims the city is near spotless, according to government documents obtained by the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit....

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 at 05:25 PM CDT

18 Convictions Overturned in Cases Tied to Disgraced Cop

18 Convictions Overturned in Cases Tied to Disgraced Cop

In an extraordinary move, Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx did something Monday which isn't often done in Chicago's criminal justice system.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 at 10:05 AM CDT

Victoria's Secret Model Sues Hotel Over Bed Bug Bites

Victoria's Secret Model Sues Hotel Over Bed Bug Bites

Sabrina Jales St. Pierre has modeled for some of the biggest names in the beauty business, but she says a stay at a Southern California hotel left her unable to work for more than two months due to bug bites....

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 at 07:08 PM CDT

Some Passengers May Have Been Exposed to Measles: Southwest

Some Passengers May Have Been Exposed to Measles: Southwest

Officials with Southwest Airlines have confirmed to NBC DFW that passengers on four Southwest flights in and out of Dallas Love Field airport may have been exposed to measles within the last 16 days. Airline...

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3 Hurt in Shooting, Crash on I-57 Leading to Lane Closures
3 Hurt in Shooting, Crash on I-57 Leading to Lane Closures

Two people are wounded after a shooting on the I-57 expressway northbound at 123rd Street, authorities said.

Group Speaks Out on Pritzker Discrimination Campaign Lawsuit
Group Speaks Out on Pritzker Discrimination Campaign Lawsuit

Fifteen days before the November election, past and former staffers of J.B. Pritzker’s campaign said Monday they filed a lawsuit against the campaign to surface stories of what they called racial discrimination...

Investigators Seek 2 Cars in Wisconsin Girl's Abduction
Investigators Seek 2 Cars in Wisconsin Girl's Abduction

Investigators searching for a Wisconsin girl whose parents were gunned down in their home are asking for help tracking down two vehicles.

6 Shot After Rapper Funeral Service in Chicago: CPD
6 Shot After Rapper Funeral Service in Chicago: CPD

Six people were shot during a funeral service in broad daylight on Chicago’s South Side Monday afternoon, authorities said.

Turkish President to Give Details on Saudi Writer's Killing
Turkish President to Give Details on Saudi Writer's Killing

The Turkish president is expected to announce details Tuesday of his country's investigation into the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, as skepticism intensified about Saudi Arabia's account that he died...

Early Voting Expands in Illinois: What You Need to Know
Early Voting Expands in Illinois: What You Need to Know

Early voting options expanded to 50 sites in Chicago and dozens of others across the state Monday.