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John Boehner, Family React to Hastert’s Misconduct Allegations

John Boehner, Family React to Hastert’s Misconduct Allegations

Dennis Hastert seen in a 1981 Yorkville High School yearbook photo. Hastert was a teacher and wrestling coach at the school from 1965 to 1981.

Hastert Paid To Hide Sexual Relationship: Official

Hastert Paid To Hide Sexual Relationship: Official

Federal officials allege the former Speaker of the U.S. House evaded bank rules and then lied to the FBI when asked about his transactions.

Hastert Received Odd Phone Call During C-SPAN Show

Hastert Received Odd Phone Call During C-SPAN Show

Video posted to a “MyC-SPAN” account on Thursday of a phone call former House Speaker Dennis Hastert received during an appearance on the network has raised questions as to whether there’s any link between the call and the federal charges brought against Hastert. The Washington Journal episode aired on a Nov.

Newborn Snow Monkey Named After Public Vote

Newborn Snow Monkey Named After Public Vote

The new Japanese macaque at Lincoln Park Zoo, an unnamed male, was born May 2, and has not left the arms of mother Ono. NBC Chicago’s LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Glenview Asks Alvarez to Move Forward on Cop Investigation

Glenview Asks Alvarez to Move Forward on Cop Investigation

Two officers have collected nearly $250,000 salary while on paid leave, and Glenview’s village manager wants to know what’s taking so long with the investigation. NBC Chicago’s Phil Rogers reports.

Blackhawks-Loving Cockatoo Chucks Ducks in Video

Blackhawks-Loving Cockatoo Chucks Ducks in Video

Peaches, a Blackhawks-loving Moluccan cockatoo, bashes the Anaheim Ducks in a new video. (Courtesy: Terri Sween) (Published Friday, May 29, 2015) Peaches is a big Blackhawks fan, and she really doesn’t like ducks.

What’s Happening in Chicago This Weekend

What’s Happening in Chicago This Weekend

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Hardest Words to Spell for Each State: Report

Hardest Words to Spell for Each State: Report

As the National Spelling Bee comes to an end with winning words like scherenschnitte and nunatak, a new report has shown which words non-championship spellers are spell-checking in each state. According to a report from Vocativ and Google Trends, which  analyzed data detailing the most Googled spellings of words in each state, Illinoisans struggle with spelling the word “grey,” which the Associated Press says should be spelled “gray.” Illinois wasn’t the only state to heavily Google the proper spelling of “grey,” however.

Video: Kane, Toews Featured in New Stanley Cup Final Ad

Video: Kane, Toews Featured in New Stanley Cup Final Ad

CHICAGO, IL – MAY 27: Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates a second period goal against the Anaheim Ducks in Game Six of the Western Conference Finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 27, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) With both conference final series heading to Game 7’s on Friday and Saturday night, the NHL has unleashed a new ad that underscores just how important it is to players that they get onto the ultimate stage of the Stanley Cup Final.

Man Charged in Shooting That Wounded Woman, 61

Man Charged in Shooting That Wounded Woman, 61

A 61-year-old woman was shot while sitting in her living room after bullets came flying through the window of her home on Chicago’s Southwest Side. Michelle Relerford reports.

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