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Man Fatally Crushed by Semi in Robbins

Man Fatally Crushed by Semi in Robbins

A man was crushed to death by a semi cab he was working on Monday evening in south suburban Robbins. Read »

Aug 4, 2015
Chicago Area to Celebrate National Night Out

Chicago Area to Celebrate National Night Out

Tuesday marks the day where cities around the country will celebrate National Night Out, an event that aims to... Watch »

Aug 4, 2015
Off-Duty Sheriff's Officer Shot in Chicago Alley

Off-Duty Sheriff's Officer Shot in Chicago Alley

An off-duty Cook County Sheriff’s correctional officer was shot in a Chicago alley late Monday night. Watch »

Aug 4, 2015
3 Arrested After Guns, Mistreated Animals Found in Home

3 Arrested After Guns, Mistreated Animals Found in Home

Three people were arrested Monday after authorities found mistreated animals, guns and ammunition in a Northwest... Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
FDA Says Not to Use Popular Medical Device

FDA Says Not to Use Popular Medical Device

In an unprecedented move, the federal government is warning health care facilities to stop using a popular drug pump... Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
Schock Still Spending Campaign Funds: Documents

Schock Still Spending Campaign Funds: Documents

New documents filed last Friday with the Federal Election Commission show Aaron Schock is still spending his... Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
Report Ranks Best and Worst Big Cities to Live In

Report Ranks Best and Worst Big Cities to Live In

Chicago may not be the best big city to live in, according to a new report, but its residents may be better off than... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Barricade Situation Ends in Elk Grove Village

Barricade Situation Ends in Elk Grove Village

A 63-year-old man with a handgun is barricaded inside a home in suburban Elk Grove Village as police attempt to... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Chicago Priest Removed From Ministry During Investigation

Chicago Priest Removed From Ministry During Investigation

Archbishop Blase Cupich removed a Chicago priest from ministry as an investigation into content found on the... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Ty Warner Creates Cecil the Lion Beanie Baby

Ty Warner Creates Cecil the Lion Beanie Baby

The company that makes Beanie Babies has created a new one in the memory of Cecil the lion, who was killed in... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
OEMC: 238 Medical Transports, 34 Arrests During Lollapalooza

OEMC: 238 Medical Transports, 34 Arrests During Lollapalooza

At least thirty-three teenagers were treated for alcohol-related illnesses at Lurie Children’s Hospital during the... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Hroniss Grasu Discusses Hockey, Kings at Training Camp

Hroniss Grasu Discusses Hockey, Kings at Training Camp

Chicago Bears players like Kyle Long have jumped on the Blackhawks bandwagon, but Long's former college teammate... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
University of Illinois Named Top Party School in U.S.

University of Illinois Named Top Party School in U.S.

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has claimed a new top ranking, but not for its academics. Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Jeffery Misses Bears' Monday Practice

Jeffery Misses Bears' Monday Practice

The Chicago Bears' receiving corps is already dealing with some depth issues with Kevin White's injury struggles... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Fr. Pfleger Has 'Had It' With Cecil the Lion

Fr. Pfleger Has 'Had It' With Cecil the Lion

Fr. Michael Pfleger posted an angry message to Facebook over the weekend suggesting that Cecil the lion has gotten... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
Jimmy Butler Takes on Michael Jordan in Shooting Contest

Jimmy Butler Takes on Michael Jordan in Shooting Contest

If you’ve ever wondered who would win in a shootout between Jimmy “Buckets” and Michael Jordan, well, that question... Read »

Aug 3, 2015
My Shelter Story: LeeAnn Trotter and Her Rescue Animals

My Shelter Story: LeeAnn Trotter and Her Rescue Animals

LeeAnn Trotter shares her shelter story ahead of NBC's Clear the Shelters event. Read »

Aug 3, 2015
NWS: EF-1 Tornado Hit Grayslake During Sunday Storm

NWS: EF-1 Tornado Hit Grayslake During Sunday Storm

Officials have determined whether a storm that tore through far north suburban Grayslake was a tornado. Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
Chicago Man Wins $1 Million Lottery Prize

Chicago Man Wins $1 Million Lottery Prize

Carlos Herrera, 22, won $1 million in the lottery, and he has pledged to share the winnings with his relatives. Read »

Aug 3, 2015

Honoring Chicagoland's Fallen Heroes

NBC Chicago salutes the men and women in the armed forces who have died in combat. View »

Nov 10, 2012

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