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Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 05:41 PM CDT

Fallen Officers Honored at CPD Star Ceremony

Fallen Officers Honored at CPD Star Ceremony

A somber ceremony Tuesday paid tribute to three Chicago police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. NBC 5's Kate Chappell has the details.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 05:36 PM CDT

Chicago Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Laid to Rest

Chicago Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Laid to Rest

A Chicago soldier killed in Afghanistan was laid to rest Tuesday, days after his body was brought back to the city. NBC 5’s Christian Farr has the details.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 05:33 PM CDT

Chicago Casino 'Not Feasible' Due to 'Onerous' Fees: Study

Chicago Casino 'Not Feasible' Due to 'Onerous' Fees: Study

A new study on the feasibility of a gambling casino in Chicago says the "onerous" tax and fee structure will make it difficult, if not impossible, to attract an investor. NBC 5’s Mary Ann...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 06:23 PM CDT

Opening Arguments Begin in Trial Over Officer's Shooting

Opening Arguments Begin in Trial Over Officer's Shooting

Opening arguments began Tuesday for a man accused in the shooting death of an off-duty Chicago police officer. Jovan Battle, 32, is one of three people accused in the March 25 fatal shooting of Officer John...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 05:14 PM CDT

'I'm Blessed': Chicago-Area Teen Creates Brand to Help Others

'I'm Blessed': Chicago-Area Teen Creates Brand to Help Others

A 17-year-old has not let his disability hold him back. In fact, he uses it to help others. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the inspiring story.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 05:09 PM CDT

Illinois County Files Suit Against Juul Labs

Illinois County Files Suit Against Juul Labs

Illinois officials are suing e-cigarette provider Juul Labs in a lawsuit prosecutors described as the 'first of its kind in the United States,' according to the Lake County State's Attorney's office. NBC 5's...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 05:07 PM CDT

Teen Killed in Car Theft Attempt That Sparked Chase: Police

Teen Killed in Car Theft Attempt That Sparked Chase: Police

A 14-year-old boy was killed in a shooting that authorities say stemmed from an attempted car theft in the north suburbs, which sparked a police chase that ended in dramatic arrests caught on camera in...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 08:16 AM CDT

Chicago Soldier Killed in Afghanistan to Be Laid to Rest

Chicago Soldier Killed in Afghanistan to Be Laid to Rest

A Chicago soldier killed in Afghanistan will be laid to rest Tuesday, days after his body was brought back to the city. Sandra Torres reports.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 07:48 AM CDT

4 Arrested After Lake County Police Chase Ends in Chicago

4 Arrested After Lake County Police Chase Ends in Chicago

A vehicle wanted in connection with a homicide in Lake County was chased from the north suburban county all the way to the Near West Side Tuesday, culminating in the arrests of four people. Lisa Chavarria...

Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at 10:28 PM CDT

Video Shows Nursing Home Aide Taunting 91-Year-Old Woman

Video Shows Nursing Home Aide Taunting 91-Year-Old Woman

A family has filed a lawsuit against a Glenview nursing home after a video posted to Snapchat revealed that an aide taunted one of their loved ones who has dementia. NBC 5’s Trina Orlando has the story.

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