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06/23/2018 11:33 AM
Best College in Every Midwest State for Finding a Job




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06/23/2018 10:49 AM
Murdered SIU Student 'Can Now Rest in Peace,' Mother Says


Lovely Varughese’s quest for justice took four and a half years. But the jury took just seven hours to convict Gaege Bethune of murdering her son Pravin.

06/23/2018 09:11 AM
Virginia Woman Says Uber Driver Denied Her Ride Because of Her Wheelchair


A Virginia woman says her Uber driver refused to give her a ride because of her wheelchair.Kelley Simoneaux said she ordered a ride Wednesday night after leaving a restaurant in Arlington.According...

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06/23/2018 03:02 AM
Baby Boom Sets Record at Texas Hospital With 42 Deliveries in 48 Hours


A new record was set this week at Baylor University Medical Center Dallas when a baby boom hit Tuesday morning.Over a 48 hour period, doctors and nurses delivered 42 babies.“We’ve had a ton of people come in...

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06/22/2018 11:59 PM
Watch This Baby Smile When She Hears Sound for the 1st Time


One-year-old Ayla Esler bursts into a smile after hearing sound for the first time, thanks to cochlear implants installed in the toddler’s ears last month at Fort Worth’s Cook Children’s Hospital.In a...

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06/22/2018 11:36 PM
The Who's Daltrey Presents Big Donation to Chicago Hospital


Roger Daltrey, of the legendary rock band The Who, gave new hopes to kids battling cancer in a Chicago hospital Friday.

06/22/2018 11:16 PM
CPD Gets in Pride Spirit With Rainbow Decal on Cruiser


The Chicago Police Department is getting in the spirit of things ahead of the 49th annual Chicago Pride Parade.
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06/22/2018 10:43 PM
Blackhawks Pick Adam Boqvist in NHL Draft


For the first time in a decade, the Chicago Blackhawks are picking in the NHL Draft Lottery, and they're hoping they got a future star in the first round of the selection process.

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06/22/2018 10:17 PM
Here’s How Psychopathic Illinois is, According to a Study


It’s inarguable, psychopaths are among us.The question remains: how many might there be?A study published by Southern Methodist University last month ranked the continental United States and the...

06/22/2018 08:31 PM
Use of Force Expert Testifies in LeGrier Shooting Case


Emmanuel Kapelsohn is an expert in police use of force. He testified Friday that officer Robert Rialmo, although he did not have non-lethal tools at his disposal, still did the right thing when he shot...

06/22/2018 07:54 PM
Flood Warning in Effect as Rain Soaks Chicago Area


A Flood Warning remained in effect across multiple Chicago-area counties Friday as rain continued to pour in many parts of the city and suburbs.
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06/22/2018 07:54 PM
Children Separated From Parents Being Housed in Chicago


Illinois Senator Dick Durbin visited a local organization Friday that is helping shelter children separated from their parents under President Donald Trump’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy.
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06/22/2018 07:53 PM
CTU President Karen Lewis Retiring


Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis is retiring just weeks after undergoing brain surgery amid an ongoing battle with cancer.

06/22/2018 07:46 PM
NJ Couple Who Survived Las Vegas Massacre Welcomes Baby


A New Jersey couple who survived one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history has a new reason to smile: They're now holding one of the youngest survivors of that harrowing night.

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06/22/2018 07:07 PM
Banks Leave Theft Victim Holding the Bag


Victims of a recent theft thought they had their man when the possible suspect bragged about his get, but instead of getting answers, the victims say two major banks left them holding the bag.

06/22/2018 06:58 PM
Take 5: Rauner, Pritzker Exchange Jabs


In this week's Take 5, NBC 5 Political Reporters Carol Marin and Mary Ann Ahern detail the week in jabs between Governor Bruce Rauner and candidate JB Pritzker, along with all the other juicy political...

06/22/2018 06:48 PM
Amid Turmoil, CDA Reminds Employees Not to Talk to Media


As turmoil within Chicago’s Department of Aviation continues to unfold, staffers have been told not to contact the media, according to a new memo obtained by NBC 5 this week.

06/22/2018 05:05 PM
Lawsuit Claims Potty Training Seat Cut Toddlers' Genitals


A class action lawsuit was filed after at least 15 toddler boys suffered cuts to their genitals from using a potty-training toilet seat.

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06/22/2018 05:05 PM
June 22-24: Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend


This weekend marks a major weekend for festivals in Chicago -- and there's no shortage of things to check out.

06/22/2018 05:03 PM
Area Residents Celebrate 'Take Your Dog to Work Day'


Friday is National Take Your Dog to Work Day, and area residents are taking full advantage as they celebrate with their four-legged friends.

06/22/2018 04:35 PM
Loyola Star Signs With Chicago Bulls


One of the key contributors to Loyola’s incredible Final Four run will pursue his NBA dreams in the Windy City.

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06/22/2018 04:19 PM
Chicago Marathon Training Week 3: Warm Up


Some days it feels like I’m hitting my strike. Other days, it’s really hard to get going.

06/22/2018 04:12 PM
Chicago Marathon Training Week 2: Set Good Habits


This week, I’m focusing on just hitting the pavement.

06/22/2018 03:35 PM
Photos: Anayeli Ruiz's World Cup Scrapbook


NBC 5 and Telemundo reporter Anayeli Ruiz is in Russia for this year's World Cup, and she's sharing some incredible images with her fans back home!

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06/22/2018 02:22 PM
Toddler Sobbing in Iconic Photo Was Not Separated From Mother


The Honduran toddler in a pink jacket pictured sobbing at the U.S.-Mexico border was not separated from her mother when they were detained, as was widely assumed, a man who identified himself as her father told...

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06/22/2018 01:34 PM
Companies Fight for Funds After Check Stolen and Washed


The victims of a check washing theft said they knew who did it. So why wouldn't the banks involved help them catch the thief who cashed it? NBC 5 Responds' Lisa Parker reports.

06/22/2018 01:27 PM
House Passes Massive Package to Address Opioid Crisis


The House of Representatives on Friday passed the largest legislative package on opioids in recent history, NBC News reported.The package, made up of 58 bills, would direct federal agencies to prioritize...

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06/22/2018 12:56 PM
TSA Finds Fake Bomb in Traveler's Carry-On at O'Hare


A fake explosive at O’Hare International Airport had TSA wondering if Wile E. Coyote was in the building. It also forced a nearly 20-minute delay at a security checkpoint in the airport.
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