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Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 09:19 AM CST

The Rundown: Fire, Jane Byrne Interchange, Amazon Prime

The Rundown: Fire, Jane Byrne Interchange, Amazon Prime

The top headlines you need to know as you start your day on Dec. 11, 2018.  

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 06:35 AM CST

Group Robs Akira Store, Pepper Sprays Employees in Bucktown

Group Robs Akira Store, Pepper Sprays Employees in Bucktown

A group of people stole clothing from an Akira store and pepper sprayed two employees who tried to stop them Monday night in the Bucktown neighborhood on the North Side, according to Chicago police.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 08:49 AM CST

2 Injured in House Fire on Chicago's South Side

2 Injured in House Fire on Chicago's South Side

Two people were seriously hurt in a fire on Chicago's South Side early Tuesday, authorities said.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 10:32 PM CST

Disgruntled Passengers Sound Off at Meeting With Rail Execs

Disgruntled Passengers Sound Off at Meeting With Rail Execs

Rep. Dan Lipinski gave riders on the BNSF-Burlington Northern Santa Fe line a chance to sound off to those at the top of Metra and BNSF railways, which own the rail line and operates the trains.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 10:44 PM CST

Blade-Wielding Grinches Can't Deflate Christmas Spirit

Blade-Wielding Grinches Can't Deflate Christmas Spirit

Kids in a Lemont neighborhood are gazing at Santa once again after vandals deflated a beloved holiday display over the weekend.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 08:58 PM CST

Efforts to Boot 19-Year-Old From Ballot 'Overkill': Lawyer

Efforts to Boot 19-Year-Old From Ballot 'Overkill': Lawyer

The first day for city candidates to respond to petition challenges arrived Monday and there's one race for alderman that's getting a lot of attention.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 07:21 PM CST

All Eyes on Burke Amidst Ongoing Investigation

All Eyes on Burke Amidst Ongoing Investigation

Ald. Ed Burke is trying to conduct business as usual, despite an ongoing investigation.

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 06:52 PM CST

Chicago Mom Finds Nurse Who Saved Her Son's Life Via Social Media

Chicago Mom Finds Nurse Who Saved Her Son's Life Via Social Media

A Chicago mom had been searching for the nurse she believes saved her young son’s life. All she knew was her first name and so after posting about her quest on social media, she  finally had the...

Monday, Dec 10, 2018 at 06:33 PM CST

Harlem Globetrotters Take a Stand Against Bullying

Harlem Globetrotters Take a Stand Against Bullying

As part of a national campaign, it provides students with bullying solutions, using the "TEAM" strategy: Talk, empathize, ask, and mobilize. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has the details.

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 at 04:22 PM CST

Firm Suggested Hiring Out-of-Towners to Preckwinkle Campaign

Firm Suggested Hiring Out-of-Towners to Preckwinkle Campaign

As the crowded race for Chicago mayor heats up – and with 21 candidates who hope to be on the ballot – those campaigns are hiring field staff for the work ahead. A political consultant firm working with Toni...

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