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New Zealand Rugby Team Hits Chicago

New Zealand Rugby Team Hits Chicago

10/30/14: Maybe the scariest thing in Chicago this Halloween is from New Zealand. The All-Blacks rugby team, which performs a terrifying Haka dance (seen here) before their games. Cam Wallace, the chief sales officer for New Zealand Air -- the team's partner -- explains the... Watch »

9 minutes ago
Morin, Shaw Among Blackhawks Celebrating Movember

Morin, Shaw Among Blackhawks Celebrating Movember

The Chicago Blackhawks are more used to growing facial hair in the spring, but thanks to the Movember movement,... Read »

17 minutes ago
Wallenda Reveals What Could Postpone Sunday's Stunt

Wallenda Reveals What Could Postpone Sunday's Stunt

Stuntman Nik Wallenda talks to NBC 5's Stefan Holt and Zoraida Sambolin about the thing that could postpone his big... Watch »

2 hours ago
O'Hare Cancels 300-Plus Flights For Wind, Rain

O'Hare Cancels 300-Plus Flights For Wind, Rain

It looks like Mother Nature's Halloween trick will affect more than just Chicago-area trick-or-treaters. Watch »

3 hours ago
Off-Duty Officer Robbed, Seriously Injured in Loop

Off-Duty Officer Robbed, Seriously Injured in Loop

An off-duty Chicago Police sergeant was beaten and had his service weapon stolen during a robbery Thursday afternoon... Read »

4 hours ago
Chicago Lands Starring Role in

Chicago Lands Starring Role in "Batman vs. Superman"

Chicago has landed a starring role in the upcoming movie, "Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice." Read »

6 hours ago
3 Die When Train Strikes SUV in Southern Illinois

3 Die When Train Strikes SUV in Southern Illinois

Officials say three members of a family were killed when their SUV was struck by a freight train at a crossing in... Read »

Oct 31, 2014
Wallenda Says Biggest Challenge is Overcoming Fear

Wallenda Says Biggest Challenge is Overcoming Fear

Nik Wallenda spent time in Chicago Thursday, 600 feet below his precarious position set for Sunday. Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Family: Latest MRI Shows

Family: Latest MRI Shows "Dainty Warrior" Cancer-Free

The mother of a 4-year-old Chicago girl known as the “Dainty Warrior” says her daughter's latest MRI results... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Blackhawks Beat Senators 5-4

Blackhawks Beat Senators 5-4

The Chicago Blackhawks struggled at times, but Patrick Sharp's shootout goal and Marian Hossa's 1000th career point... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Years After Helmet Safety Study, School Equipment Still Mixed

Years After Helmet Safety Study, School Equipment Still Mixed

It’s a hallmark of autumn in America: high school football, played under Friday-night lights on crisp fall evenings,... Watch »

Oct 31, 2014
Michael Jordan Takes Shot at Obama's Golf Game

Michael Jordan Takes Shot at Obama's Golf Game

Michael Jordan took a shot at President Barack Obama’s golf game in a recent interview. Read »

Oct 31, 2014
Street Closures Set for Wallenda's High-Rise Walk

Street Closures Set for Wallenda's High-Rise Walk

Several Chicago streets are closing this week in advance of the highest skyscraper walk in Flying Wallenda history. Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Cupich Talks Move to Chicago, Addresses Controversies

Cupich Talks Move to Chicago, Addresses Controversies

Archbishop Blasé Cupich is wrapping up his time in Spokane Washington and will be moving to Chicago in less than... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
An

An "Oasis From Crime"

The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center is located in the West Pullman community. This center is... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Boil Order Expanded in Park Forest

Boil Order Expanded in Park Forest

A boil order issued after a water main broke Wednesday has now been expanded to include all of south suburban... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
South Suburban Airport Project Gaining Steam in Illinois

South Suburban Airport Project Gaining Steam in Illinois

While you were not looking, the state of Illinois gobbled up more land for a controversial airport project more than... Watch »

Oct 30, 2014
Chicago Named Among Top Cities for Trick-or-Treating

Chicago Named Among Top Cities for Trick-or-Treating

This is no trick. Chicago is one of the best cities for scoring Halloween treats this year, according to a new... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Survey Ranks Best Outlet Stores to Shop

Survey Ranks Best Outlet Stores to Shop

Bargain hunters know how to search for the best possible price on the items they want, and with so many outlets... Read »

Oct 30, 2014
Man Attacks Cook County Judge in Courtroom: Officials

Man Attacks Cook County Judge in Courtroom: Officials

A man who appeared in Cook County Court Thursday morning on aggravated battery charges attacked the judge after his... Read »

Oct 30, 2014

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