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'Late Night': A Closer Look at Trump's Campaigning for Moore

'Late Night': A Closer Look at Trump's Campaigning for Moore

Seth Meyers takes a closer look at how President Donald Trump is pulling out all the stops to help elect an accused sexual predator in Alabama's special election.

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56 Dems Ask House to Investigate Trump Sexual Misconduct

56 Dems Ask House to Investigate Trump Sexual Misconduct

Over 50 Democratic lawmakers on Monday asked the House oversight committee to investigate sexual misconduct allegations made against President Donald Trump. In a letter to committee chairman Rep.

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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year for 2017: 'Feminism'

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Year for 2017: 'Feminism'

This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is "feminism." Yes, it's been a big year or two or 100 for the word. In 2017, lookups for feminism increased 70 percent...

Tuesday, Dec 12, 2017

Sex Offender Arrested in 1980 Rape, Murder of 14-year-old Girl

Sex Offender Arrested in 1980 Rape, Murder of 14-year-old Girl

Antioch police on Monday made an arrest in the 1980 abduction, rape and killing of a teenage girl, the department said. At about 5 p.m., Mitchell Lynn Bacom, 63, was taken into custody in the June 1980...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017

Chicago First Responders Take Ill Children to 'North Pole'

Chicago First Responders Take Ill Children to 'North Pole'

Firefighters and police officers from all over the Chicago area cheered on children who battle life-threatening illnesses. The first responders provide Christmas gifts and a trip to the North Pole to let...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017

Chicago Teen's Toy Drive Thrives After 6 Years

Chicago Teen's Toy Drive Thrives After 6 Years

A Chicago teenager started a toy drive six years ago. Today, it's bigger and better than ever. And now more Chicago students are pitching in to help. Here's NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci.

Monday, Dec 11, 2017

First Round of Ventra Cards Set to Expire

First Round of Ventra Cards Set to Expire

The first round of Ventra cards, issued in 2013, will expire soon and must be replaced, the Chicago Transit Authority said Monday.

Monday, Dec 11, 2017

Budget Crisis at Oswego High School Has Students, Parents Pleading

Budget Crisis at Oswego High School Has Students, Parents Pleading

Hundreds attended a school board meeting at Oswego East High School Monday night as District 308 faces a massive budget crisis. Parents and students sounded off about a proposal to possibly eliminate some...

Monday, Dec 11, 2017

Budget Crisis at High School Has Students, Parents Pleading

Budget Crisis at High School Has Students, Parents Pleading

Hundreds attended a school board meeting at Oswego East High School Monday night as District 308 faces a massive budget crisis.

Monday, Dec 11, 2017

Low 20s, More Snow

Low 20s, More Snow

Brant Miller has the latest forecast for the Chicago area.

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Man Fatally Shot in North Suburban Walmart Parking Lot: Cops
Man Fatally Shot in North Suburban Walmart Parking Lot: Cops

A man was found shot to death in a north suburban Walmart parking lot Monday evening, police said.

Renowned Illinois Coach Banned From USA Gymnastics
Renowned Illinois Coach Banned From USA Gymnastics

The gymnastics community let out a collective “shock” and “disbelief” on Monday upon learning the news that former elite gymnast Todd Gardiner of the Illinois Gymnastics Institute and one of the most decorated...

FAA Warns Christmas Decoration Could Distract, Blind Pilots
FAA Warns Christmas Decoration Could Distract, Blind Pilots

A popular and festive Christmas decoration could potentially cause a catastrophic plane crash, the Federal Aviation Administration is warning this holiday season.

Cold Front Takes Aim at Chicago Area, Temps Set to Plunge
Cold Front Takes Aim at Chicago Area, Temps Set to Plunge

A strong cold front settles in Monday afternoon across the Chicago area, dropping daytime highs from the mid-to-upper 30s to the teens.

5 Things to Watch in Alabama's High Stakes Senate Race
5 Things to Watch in Alabama's High Stakes Senate Race

As Alabama votes to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the choice between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has taken on outsized significance.

Suburban Light Show Named 'Most Outrageous' in Illinois
Suburban Light Show Named 'Most Outrageous' in Illinois

Driving around to see Christmas lights is a holiday tradition for many families, and thanks to a new ranking, we now know where to go to see the biggest and brightest display in Illinois.