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Nov 20, 2013

Bush Shows His Paintings on "Leno"

Bush Shows His Paintings on "Leno"

Since his departure from the White House, George W. Bush has made few public appearances, but decided to appear on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno Tuesday night. In a mostly tongue-in-cheek interview, Leno and...

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Live Updates: House's First Open Impeachment Hearing
Live Updates: House's First Open Impeachment Hearing

The House Intelligence Committee’s first public hearing in President Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry got underway Wednesday morning as two career U.S. diplomats sat down before lawmakers to answer questions...

19 Displaced in Brighton Park Fire
19 Displaced in Brighton Park Fire

Nineteen people were left without a home after a fire Wednesday in Brighton Park on the Southwest Side. The blaze started in a garage about 4:30 a.m. in the 3500 block of South Francisco Avenue, Chicago...

See Inside World's Largest Starbucks, Opening Friday in Chicago
See Inside World's Largest Starbucks, Opening Friday in Chicago

Are you ready for a peek inside the world’s largest Starbucks, opening Friday in Chicago?

Cook County Reports Second Cold-Related Death of the Season
Cook County Reports Second Cold-Related Death of the Season

An 80-year-old man who died Monday in Garfield Park on the West Side is Chicago’s second death related to cold exposure this season, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. A 56-year-old...

Chicago Mayor Pleads Case in Springfield on Casino, Budget
Chicago Mayor Pleads Case in Springfield on Casino, Budget

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot crisscrossed the state Capitol Tuesday looking for help from lawmakers to make a Chicago casino feasible and shore up the city's budget.

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...