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Watch: NBC 5 Interview With Hultgren, Underwood

18 min 1 sec ago

The race for the 14th Congressional District seat is drawing attention from around the country, featuring incumbent Randy Hultgren versus newcomer Lauren Underwood.

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Chicago Man Admits Spending Close to $50,000 Playing Lottery

18 min 39 sec ago

The largest lottery jackpot in history has some people feeling lucky, despite it being a slim chance of winning.

Pets Rescued From Hurricane Michael Ready for Adoption in Chicago

31 min 47 sec ago

A total of 35 pets from Gainesville, Florida, were transported to the PAWS Chicago facility in Little Village just last week and they are now available for adoption.

Task Force Formed After Chicago Funeral Shootings

37 min 34 sec ago

Clergy and officials came together Tuesday in response to a shooting outside of a South Side church that ended with six people injured.

HOBO Plans Closure of Chicago-Area, Wisconsin Stores

1 hour 46 sec ago

A suburban-based home improvement retailer plans to shut down all of its stores in the Chicago area and Wisconsin by the end of the year if it can’t find a buyer.

Cops Hunt For Gunmen in Deadly I-57 Shooting

1 hour 28 min ago

Police are still looking for the gunmen who killed two people on I-57 Monday night.

How to Get Guaranteed Entry to Run 2019 Chicago Marathon

1 hour 41 min ago

Runners who qualify for guaranteed entry into the Bank of America Chicago Marathon can begin submitting their applications for the 2019 race.

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Grandma Accused of Shooting Grandson Over Tea

2 hours 55 min ago

A Minnesota grandmother was reportedly charged with shooting her grandson this month after he allegedly placed a cup of tea on her furniture.

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Portillo's Looks to Open New Location in Chicago

3 hours 17 min ago

Portillo’s is eyeing a new location on Chicago’s Northwest Side, marking what would only be the chain’s third location in the city.

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Pritzker Follows Rauner Attack With 'Blame Game' Ad

4 hours 12 min ago

On the heels of a new attack ad from Gov. Bruce Rauner, Democratic candidate J.B. Pritzker launched a new digital ad he dubbed "Blame Game."
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Chicago Chef Shares Burrata Recipe With a Twist

4 hours 28 min ago

In this edition of "Dishing With Chicago Chefs," Chef Devon Quinn of Eden Restaurant shares her burrata recipe ahead of the James Beard Taste America event "Raising the Bar" this week.

US Bishops Pick Chicago Suburb for January Retreat

4 hours 34 min ago

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will gather in January at the suburban Chicago seminary in Mundelein following a request from Pope Francis that they meet in prayer and retreat.

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Suburban Home for Sale Features Golf Greens, Stocked Pond

5 hours 1 min ago

Touted as a vacation destination "right at home," the land surrounding a 2,890-square-foot home for sale in Oswego features amenities not typically found in one backyard.

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Hubbard Inn Dresses Up as Hogwarts for Halloween

6 hours 4 min ago

A Chicago tavern is offering a peak into the Wizarding World this Halloween, dressing up as Hogwarts for the holiday.

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Rauner Launches New Ad Featuring 'Unholy Union'

6 hours 53 min ago

Just two weeks before Election Day, Gov. Bruce Rauner’s campaign launched a new ad depicting a wedding between Democratic candidate J.B. Pritzker and House Speaker Mike Madigan.

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The Rundown: Teacher Controversy, Portillo's, Ruff Rescue

8 hours 32 min ago

The top headlines you need to know as you start your day on Oct. 23, 2018. 

Chicago Weather Forecast: Another Nice Day

8 hours 35 min ago

Andy Avalos has the latest forecast update for the Chicago area. 

2 Killed, 1 Injured in Shooting on I-57, Police Say

10 hours 42 min ago

Three people were shot - two fatally - on Interstate 57 near south suburban Calumet Park Monday night, authorities said.

District in Turmoil After Hiring Teacher Accused of Shooting

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 19:24

Village officials called Monday for an investigation into the hiring of a teacher who is facing seven felony counts of attempted murder and a felony assault charge who works at a Lyons middle school.

2 Wounded in I-57 Expressway Shooting

Mon, 10/22/2018 - 18:57

Two people are wounded after a shooting on the I-57 expressway northbound at 123rd Street, authorities said.