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Brothers Charged in Nykea Aldridge Murder Appear in Court

Brothers Charged in Nykea Aldridge Murder Appear in Court

The two brothers charged with Nykea Aldridge’s murder appeared in court Monday, NBC5′s Chris Coffey reports. (Published Monday, Aug.

Safety Alert: Intruder Targeting Women in Bedrooms at Night

Safety Alert: Intruder Targeting Women in Bedrooms at Night

The break-ins started on Friday when it was dark out. Police issued a community alert warning Wicker Park residents of three break-ins.

Caught on Cam: Man Takes Package From Bucktown Building

Caught on Cam: Man Takes Package From Bucktown Building

Ray Krauze expected a new credit card to be delivered to his Bucktown home on Friday, but when he got back from work—the package wasn’t in the lobby. NBC5′s Trina Orlando reports.

Report: FBI Says Hackers Breached Illinois Voter System

Report: FBI Says Hackers Breached Illinois Voter System

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is reportedly warning election officials across the country after it found evidence that foreign hackers were able to infiltrate state election databases in Illinois and Arizona. Regina Waldroup reports.

Chicago’s First Culver’s Location to Open in 2017

Chicago’s First Culver’s Location to Open in 2017

Butter burgers originally bound for Wrigleyville have been overtaken by Bronzeville, as the soon-to-be first Chicago Culver’s location prepares for an early 2017 opening in the South Side neighborhood, a spokesman for the fast-food company said. The Bronzeville burger shop, at 33rd Place and South Martin Luther King Drive, is on a faster track than the planned Wrigleyville location, at 3500 North Clark Street, which was originally slated to be the first in the city, due to construction delays, Paul Pitas spokesman for Culver’s said Monday.

Cubs Face Tough Homestand vs. Pirates, Giants

Cubs Face Tough Homestand vs. Pirates, Giants

After a west coast road trip that saw the Chicago Cubs win five out of nine games, the National League Central leaders will return home to Wrigley Field for a key seven game homestand on Monday night. When they take the field at the Friendly Confines, they will be taking on the Pittsburgh Pirates in the first tilt in a three-game series, and although the Pirates are well behind the Cubs in the division race, there is still plenty of reason for optimism for the squad.

Brookfield Zoo’s Beloved Cockatoo Cookie Dies at 83

Brookfield Zoo’s Beloved Cockatoo Cookie Dies at 83

Brookfield Zoo’s popular bird Cookie, an 83-year-old Major Mitchell’s cockatoo who had been at the zoo since it opened in 1934, has died, zoo officials said Monday. Cookie, who was certified by Guinness World Records as the oldest living parrot in 2014, died over the weekend due to complications with his health.

Pence Defends Trump’s Response to Nykea Aldridge Shooting

Pence Defends Trump’s Response to Nykea Aldridge Shooting

Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence on Sunday defended his running mate Donald Trump’s controversial response to the “unimaginable” shooting death of Nykea Aldridge, cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade. During an interview with CNN’s Jake Tappe r, Pence said “Donald Trump has a plain-spoken way about him.”  “The tragedy of a mother pushing her child on the streets of Chicago being shot and killed as Nykea Aldridge was just breaks my heart,” Pence told Tapper.

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