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56 Shot in Chicago Over Memorial Day Weekend

56 Shot in Chicago Over Memorial Day Weekend

At least 56 people were shot, 12 fatally, in Chicago in a spate of violence over the long Memorial Day weekend. Watch »

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Severe Storms Possible in Chicago Area Tuesday

Severe Storms Possible in Chicago Area Tuesday

The Chicago area could see some severe storms Tuesday with high winds, lightning and heavy rain possible. Watch »

2 hours ago
Four Injured in Evanston Porch Collapse

Four Injured in Evanston Porch Collapse

A family’s Memorial Day celebration turned dangerous when the porch they were on collapsed from the third floor... Watch »

3 hours ago
Boy, 5, Mauled to Death by Dog on Memorial Day

Boy, 5, Mauled to Death by Dog on Memorial Day

A 5-year-old boy was mauled to death by a dog on Chicago’s South Side on Memorial Day. Watch »

2 hours ago
Dashcam Footage Captures Albany Park Shootout

Dashcam Footage Captures Albany Park Shootout

A dramatic dashcam video captured a shootout in broad daylight in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood. Read »

May 25, 2015
Hutchison Pitches Blue Jays Past White Sox 5-0

Hutchison Pitches Blue Jays Past White Sox 5-0

Drew Hutchison pitched a four-hitter, Justin Smoak and Josh Donaldson homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the... Read »

May 25, 2015
Ducks Beat Blackhawks 5-4

Ducks Beat Blackhawks 5-4

With control of the series on the line, Matt Beleskey scored early in overtime to give the Anaheim Ducks a 5-4... Read »

May 25, 2015
Roark, Ramos Lead Nationals Past Cubs 2-1

Roark, Ramos Lead Nationals Past Cubs 2-1

Tanner Roark made a successful return to Washington's rotation on Monday. It was like he never left. Read »

May 25, 2015
Hawks' Defense in for Stern Test in Game 5

Hawks' Defense in for Stern Test in Game 5

The Chicago Blackhawks have three of their blue liners playing over 30 minutes per night in the Western Conference... Read »

May 25, 2015
Mini Golf Opens at Maggie Daley Park

Mini Golf Opens at Maggie Daley Park

There’s a new family adventure at Maggie Daley Park: Miniature golf. For $10, you can enjoy the temporary 18-hole... Watch »

May 25, 2015
Chicago’s Beach Season Begins

Chicago’s Beach Season Begins

Memorial Day weekend kicked off Chicago’s beach season. NBC Chicago’s Anthony Ponce reports. Watch »

May 25, 2015
Illinois Democrats Introduce Proposed 2016 Budget

Illinois Democrats Introduce Proposed 2016 Budget

Illinois House Democrats are introducing a 2016 budget they say cuts spending more modestly than Republican Gov. Read »

May 25, 2015
Officials Warn of Insect-Related Illnesses

Officials Warn of Insect-Related Illnesses

As the weather becomes balmier, state health officials are warning Illinoisans about insect bites that could cause... Read »

May 25, 2015
Bears Release Ray McDonald

Bears Release Ray McDonald

Just two months after signing him to a contract, the Chicago Bears have released defensive end Ray McDonald after he... Read »

May 25, 2015
Blackhawks vs. Ducks: Three Keys to Game 5

Blackhawks vs. Ducks: Three Keys to Game 5

The Chicago Blackhawks have an opportunity to seize the lead in this series on Monday against the Anaheim Ducks, and... Read »

May 25, 2015
Thanking Our Veterans Through Hockey

Thanking Our Veterans Through Hockey

Hockey Saves is a non-profit organization that was started in 2013. Watch »

May 25, 2015
Ray McDonald Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge

Ray McDonald Arrested on Domestic Violence Charge

Former San Francisco 49er-turned-Chicago Bear Raymond McDonald walked out of a Santa Clara County jail in San Jose... Read »

5 hours ago
Illinois Couple Welcomes Their 100th Grandchild

Illinois Couple Welcomes Their 100th Grandchild

It's a big deal when Leo and Ruth Zanger's family gets together. Read »

46 minutes ago
Memorial Day Ceremony Honors Fallen Soldiers

Memorial Day Ceremony Honors Fallen Soldiers

A Memorial Day ceremony is scheduled in Chicago's Grant Park to honor Illinoisans who served and died in the... Watch »

May 25, 2015
Man Fighting Extradition in

Man Fighting Extradition in "Orange is the New Black" Case

A man newly elected to Nigeria's Senate was on Monday refusing to attend a court hearing on his extradition to the... Read »

May 25, 2015

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