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Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 10:45 AM CST

'I Kept on Praying': Victim Recalls 'Basement of Horrors'

'I Kept on Praying': Victim Recalls 'Basement of Horrors'

Tamara Breeden spent 10 years captive in what came to be known as Philadelphia’s basement of horrors. Her body still bears the scars. Born developmentally disabled, Breeden was forced to urinate in a bucket...

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 06:15 PM CST

Suspected White Nationalist Faces Gun Charges in DC: FBI

Suspected White Nationalist Faces Gun Charges in DC: FBI

A Washington, D.C., man suspected of being a white nationalist and befriending the Tree of Life synagogue gunman on a social media platform before the tragedy is under arrest for firearms charges in the...

Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 at 12:55 AM CST

Kids Detained in Bay Area Juvenile Justice System Despite Release Eligibility

Kids Detained in Bay Area Juvenile Justice System Despite Release Eligibility

Kids accused of crimes in the Bay Area are being confined in secure detention facilities at high rates pre-trial, even when “risk assessments” find they’re eligible for release, an NBC Bay Area investigation...

Friday, Nov 9, 2018 at 12:59 PM CST

Borderline Bar Gunman Posted to Social Media Amid Shooting, Sources Say

Borderline Bar Gunman Posted to Social Media Amid Shooting, Sources Say

The California bar shooter, around the time the gunfire began, started posting to social media, multiple law enforcement officials told NBC4's I-Team.

Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018 at 01:19 PM CDT

Porn at Work: Calif. Workers Caught Viewing Explicit Images

Porn at Work: Calif. Workers Caught Viewing Explicit Images

Out of 54 California agencies surveyed by the Investigative Unit, 20 percent had launched internal pornography investigations since 2015. The official term for surfing porn at work is “computer misuse,” and it...

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Judge Denies New Trial, Sets Sentencing Date for Van Dyke
Judge Denies New Trial, Sets Sentencing Date for Van Dyke

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke will return to court Friday with his fate still unclear.

Bears' Sweet Scenario: Clinch North, Beat Packers to Do It
Bears' Sweet Scenario: Clinch North, Beat Packers to Do It

Clinch the NFC North championship and beat a heated rival to do it? The Chicago Bears couldn't have asked for a sweeter scenario.

'Guardian Angel' Saves Church from Auction Before Holidays
'Guardian Angel' Saves Church from Auction Before Holidays

It wasn't exactly the Christmas miracle they thought they'd be getting, but a Chicago church is now off the auction block thanks to a "guardian angel."

Nearly 20 Swans Found Dead Around Indiana Lake
Nearly 20 Swans Found Dead Around Indiana Lake

With more than a dozen swans found dead around an Indiana lake in recent weeks, authorities said test results showed several carcasses had elevated lead levels.

Chris Christie Takes Himself Out of Running for WH Chief of Staff
Chris Christie Takes Himself Out of Running for WH Chief of Staff

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he does not want to be White House chief of staff, just hours after multiple reports said he was President Donald Trump's leading choice for the job. "It's an honor to...

Matt Nagy Picked by AP Writers as Top Coach in 2018
Matt Nagy Picked by AP Writers as Top Coach in 2018

Matt Nagy is making an impressive first impression as an NFL head coach.