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08/15/2018 11:31 PM
Man, 83, in Custody for Fatally Shooting Attorney: Cops


An 83-year-old suspect is in custody after shooting a prominent attorney to death at his home Wednesday morning in Indiana, police said.

08/15/2018 11:25 PM
Wingtips of 2 Aircraft 'Come into Contact' at O'Hare: Airline


The wingtips of two aircraft “came into contact” Wednesday at O’Hare International Airport.

08/15/2018 11:23 PM
Girl Awaiting Heart Transplant Pleads For Visit From Drake


Kiki may not love Drake, but Sofia sure does.

08/15/2018 10:46 PM
Rauner, GOP Candidates Mark 'Governor's Day' at State Fair


The Illinois State Fair features plenty of fried treats and carnival rides, but fairgoers got a big dose of politics on Wednesday as Governor Bruce Rauner and his fellow Republicans celebrated Governor’s Day in...

08/15/2018 09:25 PM
Family Sues CPD, Says Cops Raided Wrong Home


A family is suing the Chicago Police Department after, they say, officers raided their home by mistake.

08/15/2018 08:32 PM
Brian Urlacher Shops with Teachers in Chicago


The Bears hall of famer went back-to-school shopping with some local teachers Wednesday. NBC 5's Kye Martin has the details.

08/15/2018 07:10 PM
2 Killed in Shooting at South Suburban Convenience Store


Two people were fatally shot at a south suburban convenience store Tuesday night, officials said, in an incident that sparked a police chase into downtown Chicago Wednesday morning.

Photo Credit: Justin Jackson/ Sun-Times

08/15/2018 06:40 PM
Health Officials Warn of Measles Outbreak in Illinois


Here's what Illinois health officials want parents to do.

08/15/2018 03:31 PM
Trump Revokes Brennan's Security Clearance


White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced Wednesday that President Donald Trump is revoking former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance. Brennan has been a prominent critic...

08/15/2018 02:42 PM
San Francisco Set to Roll Out the 'Poop Patrol'


It has a funny name, but it’s targeting a serious problem. San Francisco is rolling out the "Poop Patrol."Next month, two city crews will begin patrolling and cleaning the parts of San Francisco that generate...

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08/15/2018 01:45 PM
Harrelson Sets Final White Sox Broadcast Date


The Chicago White Sox will mark the end of an era in September as broadcaster Ken “Hawk” Harrelson takes off his headset for the last time.

08/15/2018 01:21 PM
Cubs Acquire Gore From Royals


The Chicago Cubs made a roster move with an eye toward the postseason on Wednesday, acquiring pinch-running specialist Terrance Gore from the Kansas City Royals.

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08/15/2018 12:41 PM
FDA Recalls Are Reminder China Controls Much of Drug Supply


The Food and Drug Administration has recalled certain drugs in recent days, one out of precaution and one due to possible contamination, and the warning has served as a reminder of a drug market that's...

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08/15/2018 12:40 PM
LaMarre's First Home Run a Memorable One for White Sox


Chicago White Sox outfielder Ryan LaMarre hit his first career home run on Tuesday night against the Detroit Tigers, but it doesn’t sound like he’ll have much trouble getting the ball.

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08/15/2018 12:37 PM
Scattered Showers and Storms Possible Wednesday


Scattered showers and storms are possible in the Chicago area Wednesday, bringing the threat of heavy downpours to parts of the area.
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08/15/2018 12:09 PM
Bright Red Outdoor Urinals Pop Up in Paris


The City of Lights has debuted an especially flashy new way to curtail public urination: bright red eco-toilets for those on the go. Industrial designer Faltazi created the waterless urinal, called...

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08/15/2018 09:04 AM
Camel Prom Mom Charged With Social Security Fraud


A North Philadelphia restaurateur who gained local fame last year for spending $25,000 on her son's prom, including camels, has been charged with defrauding the Social Security Administration.Saudia Shuler was...

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08/15/2018 08:59 AM
Chicago-Bound Flight Forced to Land for Mechanical Issue


An American Airlines flight from Charlotte to Chicago was forced to return to Charlotte Douglas International Airport due to a “mechanical issue,” the airline said Wednesday.

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08/15/2018 08:44 AM
2 Women Shot While Inside Their Chicago Homes


Two women were wounded - one fatally - in separate shootings as they sat in their Chicago homes between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, according to police.

08/14/2018 09:17 PM
Chicago Hospital Named Among Best in the US


A Chicago hospital has once again been named among the best in the nation, according to the newest ranking from U.S. News & World Report.

08/14/2018 12:47 PM
Volunteer Uses Photography to Help Shelter Dogs Find Homes


When Josh Feeney first started volunteering at Chicago Animal Care and Control, he thought he would just be helping to walk dogs like many others do. But once he arrived at the shelter, that all changed.

Photo Credit: Josh Feeney Photography

08/14/2018 11:35 AM
McDonald's Testing New Breakfast Sandwich


Move over Egg McMuffin, McDonald’s is testing a new breakfast sandwich in the Midwest.

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08/14/2018 10:32 AM
Kevin Hart Announces He Is Running the Chicago Marathon


There's going to be another kind of star athlete at the starting line of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon this year -- Kevin Hart.

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08/14/2018 09:28 AM
Bomb Threat Behind Abrupt End to Rascal Flatts Show in Ind.


A bomb threat was behind the abrupt end to a Rascal Flatts concert in Indiana last week, authorities revealed.

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08/09/2018 08:25 AM
Odd Couples: Unlikely Species Form Heartwarming Friendships


From pit bulls to ponies, owners share how they eased their animals into living in harmony — despite some obvious differences.

Photo Credit: Francesca Carsen; Kris Gamayo