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Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 11:06 PM CST

Artists Fight Against Racism With Local Festival

Artists Fight Against Racism With Local Festival

A local festival is hoping to make a difference in the fight against racism. It's part of a joint effort between Latino and African-American artists. Here's NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz.

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 11:03 PM CST

Ex-Indiana Sheriff Sentenced on Bribery, Fraud Charges

Ex-Indiana Sheriff Sentenced on Bribery, Fraud Charges

A former sheriff of Indiana's second most-populous county was sentenced to 188 months in prison Tuesday on bribery and wire fraud charges. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 10:34 PM CST

Part of NW Indiana Could See Half-Foot of Snow in Hours: NWS

Part of NW Indiana Could See Half-Foot of Snow in Hours: NWS

Northwest Indiana could see a half-foot of snow in a matter of hours Tuesday as a Winter Weather Advisory takes effect in several counties. Chris Hush reports.

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 09:56 PM CST

'Fireball' Lights Up Midwestern Sky, Sets Twitter Ablaze

'Fireball' Lights Up Midwestern Sky, Sets Twitter Ablaze

Twitter ignited Tuesday night after users reported hearing a “boom” in southeastern Michigan and began sharing videos of what appeared to be a meteor flaring in the night sky.

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 12:10 PM CST

Police Body Cam Video Shows Hannibal Buress' Arrest in Miami

Police Body Cam Video Shows Hannibal Buress' Arrest in Miami

A police body camera video released Tuesday reveals the moments before popular comedian Hannibal Buress was arrested last month in Miami for disorderly intoxication. The more than 9-minute video, released by...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 06:20 PM CST

Biss, Kennedy Spar Over Affordable Housing

Biss, Kennedy Spar Over Affordable Housing

A Democratic candidate for Illinois governor accused another on Tuesday of not playing by the rules when it comes to affordable housing. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports.

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 01:19 PM CST

Phelps Speaks Out on Mental Health Struggles at Chicago Summit

Phelps Speaks Out on Mental Health Struggles at Chicago Summit

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, opened up Tuesday about his personal struggle with mental health and suicidal thoughts, a struggle he said dates back to the height of his swimming...

Tuesday, Jan 16, 2018 at 08:47 AM CST

Ex-Indiana Sheriff to Be Sentenced for Bribery, Fraud Charges

Ex-Indiana Sheriff to Be Sentenced for Bribery, Fraud Charges

A former sheriff of Indiana's second most-populous county is set to be sentenced Tuesday on bribery and wire fraud charges. Sandra Torres reports.

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 11:39 PM CST

Families of Murdered Indiana Teens Appear on 'Megyn Kelly'

Families of Murdered Indiana Teens Appear on 'Megyn Kelly'

The families of two teenage girls murdered in Indiana last February are holding out hope the killer will be found. Fourteen-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams disappeared along a hiking...

Monday, Jan 15, 2018 at 11:33 PM CST

Museum Week Gives Illinois Residents Big Discount

Museum Week Gives Illinois Residents Big Discount

This is a great week to explore Chicago's museums. For nine days in January, you can take advantage of discounted admissions and special exhibits at the city's top museums. Illinois residents receive up to 25...

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