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Thursday, Jun 21, 2018 at 02:23 PM CDT

Couple Ordered to Stand Trial in Child-Torture Case

Couple Ordered to Stand Trial in Child-Torture Case

A judge has ordered two parents accused of shackling, starving and beating some of their 13 children to face trial on torture and child abuse charges after two days of horrific testimony at a pre-trial...

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Man Dies After Being Shot, Crashing on Stevenson Expressway

Man Dies After Being Shot, Crashing on Stevenson Expressway

A Chicago man died at a hospital Thursday after being shot and crashing his car on the Stevenson Expressway, authorities said.

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Chicago Area Sees Another Rainy Commute

Chicago Area Sees Another Rainy Commute

The roads were slick Friday as more showers and storms moved into the Chicago area. NBC 5's Lisa Chavarria has details from StormChaser 5.

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Deadlocked Vote Prevents Suspension of SIU President

Deadlocked Vote Prevents Suspension of SIU President

Southern Illinois University President Randy Dunn survived a vote by the school's board of trustees on Thursday to place him on administrative leave.

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Marengo Families Seeking Normalcy Year After Blast

Marengo Families Seeking Normalcy Year After Blast

The fiery house explosion that rocked a quiet Marengo neighborhood one year ago still haunts residents who live nearby.

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Locked-Up Immigrant Kids' Poetry: 'Life Has Been a Disaster'

Locked-Up Immigrant Kids' Poetry: 'Life Has Been a Disaster'

The young immigrants held in prison-like conditions at a juvenile detention center in the mountains of Virginia express despair. Some cling to pleasant memories from home. For a select few, there is hope. For a...

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Rival Koreas Agree to Reunions of War-Separated Families

Rival Koreas Agree to Reunions of War-Separated Families

North and South Korea agreed Friday to hold temporary reunions of families divided by the 1950-53 Korean War as they boost reconciliation efforts amid a diplomatic push to resolve the North Korean nuclear...

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Russia Says Evidence of Syria Chemical Attacks Was Faked

Russia Says Evidence of Syria Chemical Attacks Was Faked

Russia says the U.S. and its allies have relied on fabricated evidence to accuse the Syrian government of launching chemical attacks against civilians. Russia's foreign and defense ministries also charged...

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Dems Seek Info About Virginia Facility After Abuse Claims

Dems Seek Info About Virginia Facility After Abuse Claims

Virginia's two Democratic senators asked the Trump administration Friday for answers about operations at a juvenile detention facility in the state where immigrant children said they were bound, beaten and...

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Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims Progress on N. Korea Nukes

Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims Progress on N. Korea Nukes

President Donald Trump is trumpeting results of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that get ahead of reality. He is declaring that North Korea has already begun ridding itself fully of nuclear...

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