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Monday, Mar 18, 2019 at 06:37 PM CDT

Fla. Bridge Collapse One Year Later: Much Loss, Few Answers

Fla. Bridge Collapse One Year Later: Much Loss, Few Answers

The collapse of the Florida International University pedestrian bridge one year ago has left a trail of deep personal loss and professional finger-pointing – but few answers. The disaster that killed six people...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 08:07 PM CDT

Border Agency Silent Over Secret Surveillance Database

Border Agency Silent Over Secret Surveillance Database

The nation’s Customs and Border Protection agency (CBP) failed to meet a Thursday deadline to provide detailed information about a controversial program that tracked at least 59 journalists, attorneys, activists...

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 02:07 AM CDT

Gov. Newsom Signs Moratorium on Death Penalty in California

Gov. Newsom Signs Moratorium on Death Penalty in California

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that he is taking executive action to halt the use of the death penalty in California. Newsom signed the order Wednesday, granting a reprieve for the state's...

Friday, Mar 8, 2019 at 11:26 AM CST

Leaked Documents Show the Government Tracking Journalists

Leaked Documents Show the Government Tracking Journalists

Documents obtained by NBC 7 Investigates show the U.S. government created a secret database of activists, journalists, and social media influencers tied to the migrant caravan and in some cases, placed alerts on...

Thursday, Feb 28, 2019 at 02:09 PM CST

Veterans Fight for Medical Care After 'Burn Pit' Exposure

Veterans Fight for Medical Care After 'Burn Pit' Exposure

U.S. soldiers stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan believe exposure to around-the-clock trash fires on their military bases has left them with breathing problems and chronic illnesses, even years after returning...

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Crystal Lake Missing Boy: What We Know So Far
Crystal Lake Missing Boy: What We Know So Far

Five-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund has been missing from a northwest Chicago suburb for nearly five days. His disappearance a growing mystery as police, residents, neighbors and his family continue a frantic...

Ind. Police Release New Audio, Video in Girls' 2017 Killing
Ind. Police Release New Audio, Video in Girls' 2017 Killing

Indiana State Police on Monday released never-before-seen video and new audio of the man they believe is responsible for the 2017 killings of two teenage girls found murdered on a hiking trail.

'You Are Hiding in Plain Sight': Police Send Message to Killer of 2 Indiana Teens
'You Are Hiding in Plain Sight': Police Send Message to Killer of 2 Indiana Teens

"We believe you are hiding in plain sight," Supt. Doug Carter said, addressing the person responsible for the 2017 killings of two teenage girls found murdered on a hiking trail. "For more...

Stanley's Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Abruptly Closes Shop
Stanley's Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Abruptly Closes Shop

Stanley’s fruit and vegetables shop is no more.

Democrats Subpoena Former White House Lawyer McGahn
Democrats Subpoena Former White House Lawyer McGahn

A House chairman on Monday subpoenaed former White House Counsel Don McGahn as Democratic leaders moved to deepen their investigation of President Donald Trump but at the same time bottle up talk among their...

U of I Cuts Partnerships With Chinese Firm US Calls Threat
U of I Cuts Partnerships With Chinese Firm US Calls Threat

The University of Illinois has stopped new partnerships with a Chinese firm that the U.S. government considers a national security threat.