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Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

With so many stores offering up Black Friday deals, it can be tough to decide where to go. Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Shaw to Miss Circus Trip Opener with Upper Body Injury

Shaw to Miss Circus Trip Opener with Upper Body Injury

The Chicago Blackhawks are starting their circus trip on Thursday night, but they will be a bit short-handed as... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Blackhawks Look to Find Consistency as Circus Trip Begins

Blackhawks Look to Find Consistency as Circus Trip Begins

The Chicago Blackhawks will begin their circus trip on Thursday against the Calgary Flames, and they will be looking... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Ronnie

Ronnie "Woo-Woo" Gets Own Bobblehead

Ivy and the hand-operated scoreboard are fixtures at Wrigley Field, but Chicago Cubs superfan Ronnie... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Make a Difference and Donate a Coat This Winter

Make a Difference and Donate a Coat This Winter

Join NBC 5, Telemundo Chicago, and Comcast for a Making A Difference Coat Drive. Read »

Nov 21, 2014
Judge: No Release for Aurora Man in Terror Case

Judge: No Release for Aurora Man in Terror Case

A federal judge says a 20-year-old American accused of trying to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria will... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
New Green Line Station Merges Style, Function

New Green Line Station Merges Style, Function

The $50 million Green Line station at Cermak-McCormick Place is slated to be completed by February 2015. Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Blago Lawyer Sam Adam Jr. Mulls a Run For State's Attorney: Report

Blago Lawyer Sam Adam Jr. Mulls a Run For State's Attorney: Report

Defense lawyer Sam Adam Jr., who's repped ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich and R. Kelly in their infamous Chicago trials, has... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
After Ferguson, McCarthy Orders CPD to Reach Out to Community

After Ferguson, McCarthy Orders CPD to Reach Out to Community

McCarthy has told commanders to form "phone trees" with telephone numbers of key community leaders... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Illinois Lawmakers Want to Raise the Minimum Wage to $11 Per Hour

Illinois Lawmakers Want to Raise the Minimum Wage to $11 Per Hour

Widespread support for raising the minimum wage in Illinois has led state Democrats to propose an increase of $11... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Activists Gather in Chicago for Obama Immigration Watch Party

Activists Gather in Chicago for Obama Immigration Watch Party

Obama is set to announce Thursday that he's sidestepping Congress with his own federal action on immigration. Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Rep. Duckworth Announces Birth of Baby Girl

Rep. Duckworth Announces Birth of Baby Girl

U.S. Representative and husband Bryan Bowlsbey named the girl Abigail O'kalani Bowlsbey. Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Northwestern To Hold Memorial for Slain Journalist

Northwestern To Hold Memorial for Slain Journalist

Friends and family are gathering at Northwestern University for a memorial service for U.S. Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Man Hit By 16 Bullets, Family Says

Man Hit By 16 Bullets, Family Says

One man was killed and three others wounded Wednesday afternoon in a spray of gunfire in the Humboldt Park... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Trucker Pleads Guilty to Ripping off Devin Hester

Trucker Pleads Guilty to Ripping off Devin Hester

A trucker who conned former Chicago Bears kickoff return star Devin Hester and others out of $1.5 million pleaded... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Former Bears QB Gets 18 Months for DUI

Former Bears QB Gets 18 Months for DUI

DuPage County prosecutors say Bob Avellini, 61, was stopped by police near his suburban Chicago home in September... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Trailer Debuts for

Trailer Debuts for "Road to the NHL Winter Classic"

The Chicago Blackhawks will hit the ice January 1 against the Washington Capitals, and the trailer for the TV show... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Fire Damages Bike Shop, Marquee Gorilla OK

Fire Damages Bike Shop, Marquee Gorilla OK

Flames at one point shot through the roof of the building that houses Terry's Byke Haus in Countryside. Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Northside Homes Without Heat After Small Fire

Northside Homes Without Heat After Small Fire

More than 80 homes were without heat Wednesday night after a gas main was damaged in the Edison Park neighborhood... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Chicago Dog Owners Fight to Reverse Euthanasia Orders

Chicago Dog Owners Fight to Reverse Euthanasia Orders

The number of dangerous dog declarations in Chicago is increasing, as are orders to euthanize so-called dangerous... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014

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