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Sep 18, 2019

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Charged Following Overdose Deaths

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Charged Following Overdose Deaths

Felony charges were filed Tuesday against prominent Democratic political activist and noted donor Ed Buck, who is accused of causing the drug overdose of a man inside his West Hollywood apartment last week, the...

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2 New 'Whooping Cough' Cases Reported at Stevenson High School
2 New 'Whooping Cough' Cases Reported at Stevenson High School

Two new cases of 'whooping cough' make a total of 35 cases reported at Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire this year.

Back of the Yards Fire Injures 11-Year-Old Boy
Back of the Yards Fire Injures 11-Year-Old Boy

An 11-year-old boy was injured in a fire Tuesday in Back of the Yards on the South Side.

Never-Before-Seen Letters of Joey 'the Clown' to Carol Marin
Never-Before-Seen Letters of Joey 'the Clown' to Carol Marin

In a series of seven never-before-seen letters beginning on October 2007 and ending in 2008, Joseph "Joey the Clown" Lombardo wrote to NBC 5's Carol Marin of his frustration with the trial and what he saw as the...

Supreme Court Appears Inclined to Let Trump End DACA
Supreme Court Appears Inclined to Let Trump End DACA

A bare majority of the U.S. Supreme Court appeared likely Tuesday to let the Trump administration follow through on its plan to shut down DACA, the federal program that has allowed nearly 800,000 young...

Chicago Sets 4 Weather Records in Less Than 24 Hours
Chicago Sets 4 Weather Records in Less Than 24 Hours

Chicago set four weather records -- three for unseasonable cold and one for snow -- in less than 24 hours, validating shivering Chicagoans' concerns that it's much too early to dig out mid-winter outerwear.