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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
Report: McDonald Indicted on Rape Charges

Report: McDonald Indicted on Rape Charges

Former San Francisco 49'ers and Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald was indicted on rape charges in Santa... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Caterpillar Announces Another Round of Layoffs

Caterpillar Announces Another Round of Layoffs

Caterpillar Inc. has announced it is laying off another 475 workers in its customer service operations, including... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Paintings From 1893 World's Fair Found in Storage

Paintings From 1893 World's Fair Found in Storage

Three Japanese sliding door paintings from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago were found in a park... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Chicago Pet Owners Celebrate National Dogs Day

Chicago Pet Owners Celebrate National Dogs Day

If there was any day to pamper your pooch, Wednesday's 'National Dogs Day' might be it. Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
New Streeterville Target Could Be Equipped With a Bar

New Streeterville Target Could Be Equipped With a Bar

A new Target store set to open in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood is on track to become the first ever Target... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Royal, Wilson Miss Bears Practice

Royal, Wilson Miss Bears Practice

The Chicago Bears keep getting hit with injuries at the wide receiver position, as Eddie Royal and Marquess Wilson... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Cubs Break Out Rally Helmets in Win Over Giants

Cubs Break Out Rally Helmets in Win Over Giants

The Chicago Cubs may have to wear helmets to the plate, but the team took the helmet idea to another level in a win... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Second City Offices in Old Town

Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Second City Offices in Old Town

Four firefighters were injured while battling an intense three-alarm fire in an Old Town building that destroyed the... Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
Trump Vows Never to Eat Oreos Again, Citing Move to Mexico

Trump Vows Never to Eat Oreos Again, Citing Move to Mexico

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump repeated his claim Tuesday evening that he would stop eating Oreos... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Suburban Animal Shelter Rescues Severely Burned Cat

Suburban Animal Shelter Rescues Severely Burned Cat

An animal shelter in suburban Morton Grove has rescued a severely burned cat whose injuries are thought to be caused... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
5 Chicago-Area Roads Among Most Congested in U.S.

5 Chicago-Area Roads Among Most Congested in U.S.

Five stretches of road in the Chicago area have been named among the 20 most congested roads in the country... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Chicago Board of Ed Approves New Budget Amid Protests

Chicago Board of Ed Approves New Budget Amid Protests

Members of the Chicago Board of Education voted to pass the budget for Fiscal Year 2016 as three different protests... Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
Police Identify Seriously Injured Man Found on North Side

Police Identify Seriously Injured Man Found on North Side

Chicago Police have identified a man found with serious injuries in the North Side Edgewater neighborhood more than... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Illinois Reporter Won't Shave Beard Until Budget Agreement

Illinois Reporter Won't Shave Beard Until Budget Agreement

A Peoria political reporter will remain in a hairy situation as long as Illinois legislators are deadlocked on a... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Burger King to McDonald's: Let's Make a McWhopper

Burger King to McDonald's: Let's Make a McWhopper

This probably isn't what the United Nations had in mind when it established the International Day of Peace: Burger... Read »

Aug 26, 2015
Police Investigate Video of Cop Saying 'Mike Brown Deserved It'

Police Investigate Video of Cop Saying 'Mike Brown Deserved It'

The Chicago Police Department says it has launched an investigation after an officer was seen on video saying “Mike... Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
3 Killed in Fiery Lake County Crash

3 Killed in Fiery Lake County Crash

Three people were killed in a fiery crash in north suburban Lake County early Wednesday morning. Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
Chicago High School Student Diagnosed With Mumps

Chicago High School Student Diagnosed With Mumps

A St. Ignatius College Prep student has been diagnosed with the mumps, school officials announced Tuesday. Watch »

Aug 26, 2015
Video Shows Burglars Breaking In By Digging Through Walls

Video Shows Burglars Breaking In By Digging Through Walls

Authorities are warning businesses after a string of bizarre burglaries in Chicago’s South Shore. Watch »

Aug 25, 2015

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