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Grandmother, 78, Brutally Beaten in Home Invasion Speaks Out

Grandmother, 78, Brutally Beaten in Home Invasion Speaks Out

An grandmother savagely beaten in a home invasion earlier this month is speaking out after being released from the intensive care unit and says she hopes her assailant is captured and punished. Authorities said the home invasion took place around 1:15 p.m.

Carjacking Victim Hit With Fine a Second Time

Carjacking Victim Hit With Fine a Second Time

On Christmas Eve last year, a frightening thing happened to Renee Freemond-Woods on her way from the northern suburbs to a holiday celebration in the city and it started with a gun at her car window. “The next thing I hear screaming, ‘Get out of the car! Get out of the car! I turn my head this way and there’s a gun—a real gun…I mean—a gun, gun with a barrel,” she said.

CTU Has No Confedence in CPS CEO

CTU Has No Confedence in CPS CEO

unable to retrieve full-text content The Chicago Teachers Union voted Tuesday that it had “no confidence” in Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool. Mary Ann Ahern reports.

Chicago Gourmet Menu Previewed in NBC 5 Studio

Chicago Gourmet Menu Previewed in NBC 5 Studio

The upcoming Chicago Gourmet experience at Millenium Park this September is just around the corner. NBC 5 got a sneak peak of what’s on the menu when Chef Sam Plotnick of Temporis stopped by the studio kitchen.

Target Agrees to Settlement After Massive Data Breach

Target Agrees to Settlement After Massive Data Breach

Years after a massive data breach that cost Target so much in both money and reputation, the company has agreed to a major settlement with 47 states, and Illinois at the lead. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced the $18.5 million settlement Tuesday, calling it the largest of its kind – fitting, as the 2013 breach remains the biggest of any retailer to date.

Take a Look at Chicago’s Upcoming Nutella Cafe Menu Items

Take a Look at Chicago’s Upcoming Nutella Cafe Menu Items

The first ever owned and operated Nutella Café is slated to open near Chicago’s Millennium Park. The café will offer an array of delectable Nutella-paired items like grilled baguettes, fresh-roasted hazelnut and blueberry granola with yougurt and “Panzanella” fruit salad—and don’t forget the gelato.

Man Claimed Lost Dogs Before Dropping Them Off Garage: Pros.

Man Claimed Lost Dogs Before Dropping Them Off Garage: Pros.

A man charged after two dogs were dropped from the top floor of a suburban parking tower over the weekend was ordered held Tuesday on $350,000 bond, to the cheers of animal activists. Edward Hanania, 22, was charged with animal cruelty Monday after one dog was killed and another injured, according to police.  Hanania is accused of throwing two white toy poodles from the five-story structure at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

Chicago Officer Struck by Car Fleeing Traffic Stop: CPD

Chicago Officer Struck by Car Fleeing Traffic Stop: CPD

WATCH LIVE The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Actress Gal Gadot; Barry Manilow performs. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox A Chicago police officer was injured after being struck by a car speeding away from an attempted traffic stop Tuesday evening, police said.

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