<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Chicago News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usMon, 05 Dec 2016 21:18:20 -0600Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:18:20 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Marist Students Sue After Being Expelled Over Racist Text Messages]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:09:53 -0600
Two Marist High School seniors claim they were “used as scapegoats” by administrators who expelled them from the Far Southwest Side school for being part of a racist group text message conversation...]]>
<![CDATA[Community Mourns Chicago Boxer After Fatal Shooting]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:56:03 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ed+brown+125.png
Friends, family and fans are mourning the loss of an up-and-coming star in the world of boxing following the death of Chicago native Ed Brown on Sunday, the day after he was shot in the head on the city's...
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<![CDATA[Foxx Eyes Special Prosecutors for Police-Involved Shootings]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:09:46 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kim+foxx+1.jpg
Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx released her transition report Monday, outlining her intent to appoint special prosecutors to investigate police-involved shootings.]]>
<![CDATA[NW Indiana Police Increase Patrols Over Peeping Tom Reports]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 20:02:46 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/san-jose-police-sirens-generic1.jpg
Police are beefing up patrols in a northwest Indiana town after they received “several complaints” about a peeping Tom.]]>
<![CDATA[Cops Investigate Nearly 40 Acts of Suburban BB Gun Vandalism]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:15:22 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bbgun1205.png
Arlington Heights Police are asking residents for help as they investigate nearly 40 incidents of vandalism involving a BB gun—some of which were caught on surveillance video.]]>
<![CDATA[Susana Mendoza Sworn in as Illinois Comptroller]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:45:48 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/susana+mendoza+swearing+in.png
After being sworn in Monday in Springfield’s Capitol rotunda, Comptroller Susana Mendoza vowed to be an “independent, truth-telling watchdog” for the state.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Eateries Named Among 'Best Restaurants in America']]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:34:27 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/alineaclosep.jpg
Eater has named its annual list of “America’s Best Restaurants” and three Chicago eateries made the list.

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<![CDATA[Village Might Revoke Chuck E. Cheese License After Shooting]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:43:26 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chuck0926.png
A suburban Chuck E. Cheese with a history of 911 calls could be closed for good after a patron was shot in his vehicle down the road, authorities said Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Baez to Represent Puerto Rico in World Baseball Classic]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:54:28 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-618079840.png
Javier Baez is going to be taking some time away from the Chicago Cubs this spring, but he'll have a good reason for his absence.

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<![CDATA[Shopping: The Holiday Hours You Need to Know]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:33:51 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Target_Store.jpg
The holiday season is in full swing, which means holiday shopping is also well underway. Here are the extended store hours you need to know.

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<![CDATA[Inside Investigation Into One of Chicago's Biggest Scandals]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:55:07 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/John-Bills+investigates.png
Viewers of programs like “Quantico” and “The X Files” might be surprised to learn that FBI work is not always about midnight surveillance, secret cameras, and global intrigue.]]>
<![CDATA[When the Chicago Area Could See Snow Next]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:27:38 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chicago+snow+generic.jpg
After weekend snow broke a record in Chicago, it appears another chance for wintry weather is on the horizon, along with a dramatic drop in temperatures.]]>
<![CDATA[Official Cubs World Series Movie Available for Purchase]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:07:40 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cubs+world+series+movie+both+125.png
With snow on the ground and cold temperatures in the forecast, Chicago Cubs fans could certainly use a dose of summer right now, and soon they’ll be able to get a spiritual pick-me-up.

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<![CDATA[Report Reveals Reason for Rajon Rondo Suspension]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:01:56 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Rajon+Rondo+Suspended.jpg
Chicago Bulls point guard Rajon Rondo will miss Monday’s game after being suspended by the team, and on Monday afternoon we have a clue as to why he was hit with the ban.

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<![CDATA[Adler Planetarium Opens 'World's Largest Snow Globe' Exhibit]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:42:23 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/worldssnowglobe.jpg
The Adler Planetarium has opened a larger-than-life, immersive holiday experience.

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<![CDATA[Davis Theater to Open Soon After Yearlong Renovation]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:38:19 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/davisthweater.jpg
Christmas is coming early for Lincoln Square residents. The neighborhood will be getting a newly-renovated theater on Dec. 15, when the historic Davis Theater opens its doors once more after a nearly yearlong...
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<![CDATA[Cubs' Season Ticket Prices Set to Skyrocket in 2017]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:42:16 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-619364484.jpg
The Chicago Cubs won their first World Series title in 108 years in 2016, and as a result fans with season tickets are going to have to open their wallets a lot wider next year.

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<![CDATA[New Suburban Krispy Kreme Gets Opening Date]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:01:17 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Krispy_Kreme-453817261+%281%29.jpg
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is making its return to Chicago.

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<![CDATA[Winter Meetings Preview: 5 Players the White Sox Could Trade]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:29:16 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-531295948.png
The Chicago White Sox are in an interesting position heading into the Winter Meetings, as they decide just how far they're willing to go to rebuild their roster.

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<![CDATA[Illinois Home Displays Epic Cubs-Themed Holiday Light Show]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:27:26 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/cubs+xmas+lights.png
One northern Illinois home is spreading Christmas cheer by flying the winter “W” for all to see and hear.

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<![CDATA[President-Elect Trump Called Mayor Emanuel: Report]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:00:02 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/donald-trump-rahm-emanuel.jpg
President-elect Donald Trump reportedly called Mayor Rahm Emanuel to discuss the ongoing presidential transition process, Politico reports.

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<![CDATA[Winter Meetings Preview: What the Cubs Are Looking to Do]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:31:23 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-617788628.jpg
The World Series champion Chicago Cubs are back at work trying to shore up a roster that won 103 games and a title last season, and this week's Winter Meetings in Washington D.C.

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<![CDATA[NBC Chicago Wins 4 Emmy Awards]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:26:35 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Phil+Rogers+WMAQ.png
NBC Chicago (WMAQ) was took home four Emmy Awards from the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences on Saturday, Dec. 3 at the 58th annual awards ceremony.]]>
<![CDATA[Investigation Into Possible Shooting Closes Inbound I-290]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:04:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/eisenhower+shooting+investigation.JPG
Police are investigating a possible shooting on the Eisenhower Expressway, closing all inbound lanes of the roadway.]]>
<![CDATA[Judge Rules in Favor of City in Chicago Food Truck Suit]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:18:42 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/cupcakes+for+courage.jpg
A Cook County judge on Monday ruled in favor of the city in a years-long lawsuit regarding two provisions of Chicago's food truck laws.]]>
<![CDATA[1 in Custody After SWAT Incident in Suburban Oak Forest]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:15:58 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/swat+incident.png
One person was in custody Monday after a near nine-hour standoff involving police and SWAT in Oak Forest.

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<![CDATA[What is Freezing Fog? Parts of Chicago Might Have Seen It]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:15:06 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chicago+fog+2.jpg
With parts of the Chicago area under a Dense Fog Advisory Monday, some spots could see the threat of freezing fog.]]>
<![CDATA[Rondo Suspended by Chicago Bulls for 'Detrimental' Conduct]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:56:32 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/rondo.png
Chicago Bulls guard Rajon Rondo has been suspended for one game for "conduct detrimental to the team," the Bulls announced Monday.
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<![CDATA['Chicago Fire' Star Joe Minoso on Show's 100th Episode]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:22:27 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/joe+minoso.png
"Chicago Fire" star Joe Minoso joined NBC 5's Alex Maragos in studio to discuss filming the hit's 100th episode. Watch Tuesdays at 10/9c.]]>
<![CDATA[Expectant Mom Goes Into Labor on Dan Ryan Expressway]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:53:57 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/baby+birth.png
Couple Delivers Baby on Side of Chicago Road

Photo Credit: NBC 5 / Family Photo
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<![CDATA[Chicago Flight Forced to Make Emergency Landing]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:09:45 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/frontier1.png
Flight 1334 took off from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport around 10 p.m., airline officials said, before it was forced to make the unexpected landing in Indiana just before midnight.
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<![CDATA[Ready-to-Eat Chicken Recall]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:25:04 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/217*120/RECALLED+CHICKEN.jpg
Nearly two million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products have been recalled due to concerns over bacteria, the USDA said Sunday. National Steak and Poultry has recalled 1,976,089 pounds of poultry because the...]]>
<![CDATA[Harvey Murder Suspect Arrested in Chicago Heights]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:11:48 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/harvey+murder.png
A man wanted for shooting and killing a railroad security guard more than a week ago was behind bars Monday morning. Rashad Williams was taken into custody late Sunday night, according to...

Photo Credit: Harvey Police / NBC 5
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<![CDATA[Honoring Chicagoland's Fallen Heroes]]> Sat, 10 Nov 2012 19:11:50 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/american-flag1.jpg
NBC Chicago salutes the men and women in the armed forces who have died in combat.

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<![CDATA[Snowfall Totals: Chicago's First Winter Storm Breaks Record]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:57:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Dean+Chalkey+streator.png
Chicago's first snowfall of the season broke a 52-year-old record on Sunday, as much of the area was blanketed with several inches of snow.

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<![CDATA[Your Photos: Chicago's 1st Snow of the Season]]> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 07:27:31 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Janelle+Rominski+red+barn+bull+valley2.png


Photo Credit: Janelle Rominski]]>
<![CDATA[Snow Joke: Bears, 49ers Make History with Bad First Quarter]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 14:28:12 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-627686318.png
Take a game between two teams with a combined three wins on the season, add a healthy helping of snow, and you get some NFL history as the Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49'ers set a mark for futility in their...

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<![CDATA[Bears Blowout 49ers 26-6]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:53:37 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-627685012.png
After a slow start, the Chicago Bears pounded the San Francisco 49'ers 26-6 to improve their record to 3-9 on the season.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Call Up Lars Johansson to Replace Corey Crawford]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 13:47:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-522507568.png
The Chicago Blackhawks had some options on how they wanted to set their roster after Corey Crawford underwent an appendectomy on Saturday, and on Sunday they have made their choice as Lars Johansson was recalled...

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<![CDATA[Police Search for Suspects in Naperville Beating, Robbery]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 11:14:22 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/naperville+robbery+123.png
Police are asking for the public's help in finding two women suspected of beating another woman and stealing her purse at business in suburban Naperville.

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<![CDATA[2 Killed in Overnight Crash on Dan Ryan Expressway]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 12:33:27 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Screen-Shot-2016-01-28-at-4.42.07-AM.jpg
Two drivers were killed in a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Chicago's South Side early Sunday, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA[First Snow of the Season Blankets Chicago Area]]> Sun, 04 Dec 2016 21:36:43 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-466944765.png
The first snowfall of the season hit Chicago on Sunday, blanketing much of the area with several inches of snow and causing several hundred flight cancellations.

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