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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
Deportation Halted So Man Can Donate Kidney

Deportation Halted So Man Can Donate Kidney

A 21-year-old woman suffering from kidney failure says her brother may be her last hope at survival and she’s... Watch »

May 21, 2015
Sox Rally Falls Short in Loss to Indians

Sox Rally Falls Short in Loss to Indians

Cleveland 4, Chicago 3 Read »

May 21, 2015
Where Child Luring Cases Happen in Chicago Area

Where Child Luring Cases Happen in Chicago Area

In a two-month investigation, NBC Chicago requested police reports for child luring incidents from 150 largest... Watch »

May 21, 2015
In Chicago, Clinton Promotes Improved Childcare

In Chicago, Clinton Promotes Improved Childcare

Hillary Clinton's appearance at an SEIU event was in the midst of three fundraisers in 24 hours. Watch »

May 20, 2015
Marijuana Trade Show Hits Chicago

Marijuana Trade Show Hits Chicago

The Marijuana Business Conference & Expo is billed as America's oldest and largest national tradeshow, and it's... Watch »

May 20, 2015
Navy Pier Hosts

Navy Pier Hosts "Surprise" Fireworks Show

Navy Pier celebrated the beginning of summer a little early this year with its first ever pre-season fireworks... Watch »

May 20, 2015
Rahm Says Video of Sleeping Cop

Rahm Says Video of Sleeping Cop "There For All to See"

A Chicago police officer could face disciplinary action after a video surfaced on social media showing the officer... Watch »

May 20, 2015
NW Indiana Man Charged With Killing 2-Year-Old Girl

NW Indiana Man Charged With Killing 2-Year-Old Girl

A northwest Indiana man has been charged with beating his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter, then refusing to get... Read »

May 20, 2015
McDonald's Shuts Down Restaurant Amid Rally

McDonald's Shuts Down Restaurant Amid Rally

The start of the two-day demonstration comes ahead of the company's annual shareholder meeting on Thursday. Watch »

May 20, 2015
Where to Watch Movies in the Park This Summer

Where to Watch Movies in the Park This Summer

See a map showing all Chicago parks showing more than 240 outdoor screenings, from classics to new releases, between... Read »

May 20, 2015
Teen Charged With DUI in Deadly Crash After Prom

Teen Charged With DUI in Deadly Crash After Prom

A Calumet City teen has been charged with DUI in connection with a crash last weekend that killed two people... Watch »

May 21, 2015
Target Hiring For New Suburban Location

Target Hiring For New Suburban Location

Target will host a public job fair to add 200 team members to their new suburban store. Read »

May 20, 2015
Al's Beef Whips Up Secret Fan-Inspired Menu

Al's Beef Whips Up Secret Fan-Inspired Menu

The Chicago sandwich restaurant has collected menu requests from loyal fans over the years and put some of them into... Read »

May 20, 2015
McCarthy:

McCarthy: "Mistakes" Were Made in Ferguson

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Wednesday told members of the City Club of Chicago that “enormous mistakes” were made... Read »

May 20, 2015
Like Airbnb, You Can Now Rent a Yacht on Lake Michigan

Like Airbnb, You Can Now Rent a Yacht on Lake Michigan

Summer in Chicago just got a little better with the official introduction of Boatbound, an Airbnb-like service that... Read »

May 20, 2015
Northwestern Student Found Dead in Evanston Dorm

Northwestern Student Found Dead in Evanston Dorm

A Northwestern University student was found dead Tuesday afternoon in his dormitory in north suburban Evanston. Read »

May 20, 2015
Electrolux Recalls Kenmore Elite Gas Ranges

Electrolux Recalls Kenmore Elite Gas Ranges

Electrolux is recalling a line of Kenmore gas ranges sold exclusively at Sears because of a potential fire hazard. Read »

May 20, 2015
House Approves Bill Allowing Students to Opt Out of Exams

House Approves Bill Allowing Students to Opt Out of Exams

The Illinois House has approved a bill that would protect students and their schools from being "negatively... Read »

May 20, 2015
Why Andrew Shaw's Head-Butt Goal Wasn't a Goal

Why Andrew Shaw's Head-Butt Goal Wasn't a Goal

Head-butting a hockey puck into the net isn’t a scoring strategy you typically see in hockey, but that’s exactly... Read »

May 20, 2015

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