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Monday, May 30, 2016 at 01:25 PM CDT

Lake Shore Drive Entrances to Montrose Beach Closed to Traffic

Lake Shore Drive Entrances to Montrose Beach Closed to Traffic

Chicago Police closed the entrances to Montrose Beach to car traffic Monday because of overcrowding.

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 12:31 PM CDT

Illinois Daily Fantasy Sports Betting Bill Shelved

Illinois Daily Fantasy Sports Betting Bill Shelved

Legislation to regulate daily fantasy sports betting in Illinois was shelved Sunday after the proposal became mired in vote-buying allegations.

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 11:44 AM CDT

Memorial Day Parades and Ceremonies

Memorial Day Parades and Ceremonies

Retired U.S. Army Sgt. Jason Smith lost both legs in combat, but is now on a mission to help build homes for other wounded war veterans. NBC 5's Kye Martin reports.

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 10:23 AM CDT

Protect Against Grill Brush Bristles in Your Burger

Protect Against Grill Brush Bristles in Your Burger

Cleaning your grill with the wrong brush could pose a bigger hazard than not cleaning it at all.

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 10:22 AM CDT

No Suspect Found After Plainfield Barricade Situation

No Suspect Found After Plainfield Barricade Situation

No one was found after police responded to a barricade situation Sunday evening in southwest suburban Plainfield.

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 10:04 AM CDT

Lady Gaga Rides With Mario Andretti at Indy 500

Lady Gaga Rides With Mario Andretti at Indy 500

Gaga and 1969 Indy 500 winner Andretti rolled onto the track with the field of 33 drivers before Sunday's race in a custom-built, two-seat Indy car.

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 08:42 AM CDT

2 Officers Hurt in Brighton Park Crash

2 Officers Hurt in Brighton Park Crash

Two Chicago police officers were recovering Monday after their squad car was hit by another vehicle on the city’s Southwest Side.

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 08:14 AM CDT

Man Sets Self on Fire at Chicago Street Festival

Man Sets Self on Fire at Chicago Street Festival

A police spokeswoman says two officers were hospitalized after a man set himself and a building on fire during a Chicago street festival.

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 06:30 AM CDT

Gorilla Seemed to Protect Boy Who Fell Into Enclosure: Witness

Gorilla Seemed to Protect Boy Who Fell Into Enclosure: Witness

exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo said the ape appeared to be protecting the child before being shot, NBC News reported. "I don't know if the screaming did it or too many people hanging on the edge, if he thought...

Monday, May 30, 2016 at 06:17 AM CDT

5 Hurt, Including 3 Children, in Portage Park Wreck

5 Hurt, Including 3 Children, in Portage Park Wreck

Authorities say a 24-year-old woman was drunk when she crashed a car early Monday in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, injuring herself and four passengers, including three children.

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