The settlement comes the day a whistleblower retaliation trial was set to begin and shortly after a judge ruled that Mayor Rahm Emanuel must testify.
Former Army Sgt. Joseph Hunter was nabbed in an international sting operation.
Former Chicago cop Drew Peterson was found guilty in a plot to kill the prosecutor who helped convict him in 2012 for murdering his third wife.
A U.S. military service member suffered minor injuries Tuesday in a car bomb attack near Raqqa, Syria, U.S Defense officials tell NBC News.
A white crocodile skin Birkin bag became the most expensive handbag ever sold at auction, when it was purchased for more than $300,000.