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Baby Dolphin Born at Brookfield Zoo

Baby Dolphin Born at Brookfield Zoo

A male bottlenose dolphin calf was born healthy to a first-time mom on Dec. 12 at the Brookfield Zoo. Read »

Dec 14, 2014
Blackhawks Swap Morin for Blue Jackets' Erixon

Blackhawks Swap Morin for Blue Jackets' Erixon

The Chicago Blackhawks finally made their decision on the fate of Jeremy Morin Sunday, trading him to the Columbus... Read »

Dec 14, 2014
3 Killed, 27 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

3 Killed, 27 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Among those killed in weekend shootings was 15-year-old Demario Bailey, who was shot during a robbery attempt while... Read »

Dec 14, 2014
Rahm's Former Rivals Split on Mayoral Endorsement

Rahm's Former Rivals Split on Mayoral Endorsement

Gery Chico and Miguel del Valle, who both ran against Rahm in the 2011 mayoral election, are split on which... Watch »

Dec 14, 2014
Today's Forecast: Back To Reality

Today's Forecast: Back To Reality

Check out the NBC 5 weather forecast. Read »

5 hours ago
Islanders Strike Late, Snap Blackhawks' Winning Streak

Islanders Strike Late, Snap Blackhawks' Winning Streak

The Blackhawks failed to extend their winning streak against the New York Islanders Saturday night. Read »

Dec 14, 2014
Sox Snag Cabrera on Three-Year Contract

Sox Snag Cabrera on Three-Year Contract

The Chicago White Sox continued their busy off-season on Saturday night as they agreed to terms with outfielder... Read »

Dec 14, 2014
1 Dead in Extra-Alarm Blaze on South Side

1 Dead in Extra-Alarm Blaze on South Side

The fire started on the top floor of a three-story building in the Chatham neighborhood, and the cause is still... Read »

Dec 14, 2014
Girl, 17, Struck by Train in Hinsdale

Girl, 17, Struck by Train in Hinsdale

The girl was struck by a Metra train in west suburban Hinsdale leaving her in critical condition. Read »

Dec 14, 2014
Bond Set for 9 Charged in Retail Theft Ring

Bond Set for 9 Charged in Retail Theft Ring

Bond was set for all nine offenders who together stole more than $21,000 worth of merchandise. Read »

Dec 13, 2014
Hawks Look to Win 9th Straight vs. Islanders

Hawks Look to Win 9th Straight vs. Islanders

The Chicago Blackhawks will attempt to win their ninth game in a row on Saturday when they take on former Hawk Nick... Read »

Dec 13, 2014
Man Fatally Shot in Car with Toddler in Backseat

Man Fatally Shot in Car with Toddler in Backseat

Several shots were fired at a car in Humboldt Park killing a man inside, but leaving a toddler in the backseat... Watch »

Dec 13, 2014
Boy, 15, Shot to Death During Attempted Robbery

Boy, 15, Shot to Death During Attempted Robbery

The boy was outside when four people walked up to him, demanded money and then shot him in the chest. Watch »

Dec 14, 2014
Maggie Daley Park Ice Rink Officially Open

Maggie Daley Park Ice Rink Officially Open

The whole park will not officially open until the spring, but the ice skating ribbon will be open to the public for... Watch »

Dec 14, 2014
2 Officers Hurt in Two-Car Crash on South Side

2 Officers Hurt in Two-Car Crash on South Side

An unmarked police car crashed into another vehicle in the Back of the Yards neighborhood Saturday morning injuring... Read »

Dec 13, 2014
9 Charged With Stealing $21K in Retail Theft Ring

9 Charged With Stealing $21K in Retail Theft Ring

The offenders were charged with felony counts in connection to several recent thefts at retail stores. Read »

Dec 13, 2014
Two Stabbed During River North Fight

Two Stabbed During River North Fight

Two men were stabbed by another man during a fight over a female in the River North neighborhood. Read »

Dec 13, 2014
2 Dead, 11 Wounded in Shootings Since Friday Night

2 Dead, 11 Wounded in Shootings Since Friday Night

Two men, 26 and 28, were shot to death Friday night and 11 others were wounded in shootings across the city. Read »

Dec 13, 2014
Sailor Comes Home, Surprises Sons at Medieval Times

Sailor Comes Home, Surprises Sons at Medieval Times

A sailor who hadn't seen his children for more than 90 days in the last two years surprised his young sons while... Watch »

Dec 13, 2014
Police Warn North Side Retail Owners of Armed Robberies

Police Warn North Side Retail Owners of Armed Robberies

Police are warning owners of retail stores after two armed robberies occurred in North Side neighborhoods in... Read »

Dec 13, 2014

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