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NBC 5 Health Reporter Nesita Kwan talks with people who swear they've had a near-death experience. She wants to hear your story, too. If you've had a near death experience that you'd like to share, comment below or email at neardeathstories@gmail.com
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Man Beaten, Pepper Sprayed by Metra Cops Gets $250K
Man Beaten, Pepper Sprayed by Metra Cops Gets $250K

NBC 5 News learned Tuesday night that Metra has agreed to pay a quarter million dollars to a man beaten, pepper-sprayed and assaulted by Metra police officers. The attack was all caught on video.

Cubs Agree to Contracts With Smyly, Morrow
Cubs Agree to Contracts With Smyly, Morrow

The Chicago Cubs have made a pair of signings at baseball’s Winter Meetings, signing Drew Smyly and Brandon Morrow to contracts.

Dozens of Musical Instruments Stolen From South Side School
Dozens of Musical Instruments Stolen From South Side School

Music teacher Tim King has just one wish this holiday season: He wants to replace the instruments that were stolen from his classroom.

Couple Transforms Wedding Day into Massive Fundraiser
Couple Transforms Wedding Day into Massive Fundraiser

A young couple from Chicago's suburbs prepares to turn their wedding day into something completely unexpected.

Democrat Jones Apparent Upset Winner in Ala. Senate Race
Democrat Jones Apparent Upset Winner in Ala. Senate Race

Democrat Doug Jones was the apparent winner of Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy...

Former Chicago Bears Return Star Devin Hester Retires
Former Chicago Bears Return Star Devin Hester Retires

Legendary return man Devin Hester is retiring, the former Chicago Bear star announced Tuesday on Twitter.