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Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 05:14 PM CDT

Suit Alleges Security Guards Sexually Abused Evanston Students

Suit Alleges Security Guards Sexually Abused Evanston Students

A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges two security guards who worked at a suburban public high school sexually abused female students, and the school failed to adequately protect girls from purported...

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 11:54 AM CDT

Manhunt Ends in Wilmington; Suspect in Custody: Officials

Manhunt Ends in Wilmington; Suspect in Custody: Officials

A suspect was taken into custody after he was found hiding in a farmer's barn in unincorporated Will County following an hourslong manhunt that forced area residents to stay indoors early Wednesday, police said....

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 09:38 AM CDT

Police Chase Ends With Crash in Riverdale

Police Chase Ends With Crash in Riverdale

Multiple people were taken into custody after a police chase that ended in a crash in south suburban Riverdale early Wednesday. Susan Carlson reports. 

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 10:45 PM CDT

32 New Lawsuits Filed Against Sterigenics

32 New Lawsuits Filed Against Sterigenics

Dozens of more victims in Chicago suburbs have come forward to sue Sterigenics over toxic gas emissions. NBC 5's Trina Orlando reports.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 10:37 PM CDT

Thief Targets Homes, Cars in Mount Greenwood: Police

Thief Targets Homes, Cars in Mount Greenwood: Police

Mount Greenwood residents are on alert after a male was seen trying to get into homes, vehicles and garages in the Far Southwest Side neighborhood. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 10:23 PM CDT

Man Charged in Connection to Missing Ind. Teen Girl Case

Man Charged in Connection to Missing Ind. Teen Girl Case

A man faces criminal charges after a twisted obsession with an Indiana teen turns into a kidnapping case. NBC 5's Dick Johnson has the details on how an innocent romance took a chilling turn.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 07:40 PM CDT

32 New Lawsuits Filed Against Sterigenics

32 New Lawsuits Filed Against Sterigenics

Dozens of more victims in Chicago suburbs have come forward to sue Sterigenics over toxic gas emissions. NBC 5's Patrick Fazio reports the latest.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 07:12 PM CDT

'GoT' Author's Former Uptown Home for Sale

'GoT' Author's Former Uptown Home for Sale

The popular HBO series 'Game of Thrones' has captured audiences around the world. Its author George R.R. Martin spent time living in Chicago and now his former home is up for sale. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci...

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 06:46 PM CDT

Safety Concerns Rise at Metropolitan Correctional Center As Officers Continue to Retire

Safety Concerns Rise at Metropolitan Correctional Center As Officers Continue to Retire

NBC 5 Investigates safety concerns at the MCC in Chicago. The facility is down 20 officers and more are expected to retire soon. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 06:32 PM CDT

Chicago Boy Asks For Stem Cell Transplant As Birthday Gift

Chicago Boy Asks For Stem Cell Transplant As Birthday Gift

A 7-year-old Chicago boy with a rare disorder is asking for just one thing for his birthday—a stem cell donor that could save his life. Now, a WWE wrestling star is joining the campaign to bring attention...

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