<![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-usSat, 01 Oct 2016 17:38:30 -0500Sat, 01 Oct 2016 17:38:30 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Chicago Cubs Playoff Opponent Watch]]> Sat, 01 Oct 2016 10:29:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chicago+cubs+GettyImages-611683788.png
The Chicago Cubs won their 102nd game on Friday night, but which team took a step toward potentially playing the North Siders in the first round of the playoffs?

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<![CDATA[Boyfriend Charged After Woman's Body Found at Golf Course]]> Sat, 01 Oct 2016 10:03:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/johnanthan+condrey+white+pines+1001.png
A man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found at a suburban golf course on Thursday, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA[Obama Hosts Early Illinois Supporters at White House Party]]> Sat, 01 Oct 2016 10:14:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/president+obama+GettyImages-585267548.jpg
On Friday night, President and Mrs. Obama hosted a reception at the White House for Illinois supporters who were among the first to support his 2008 campaign for president.

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<![CDATA[Storms Stick Around Saturday]]> Sat, 01 Oct 2016 08:50:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019900926_1200x675_777232451599.jpg
The storm system that's been sticking around the Chicago area this week persists for another day. NBC5 meteorologist Alicia Roman has your full forecast.]]>
<![CDATA['Stranger Things' Gets Even More Nostalgic In 8-Bit Homage]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 22:39:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ryder-stranger-things.jpg
If Netflix's wildly popular "Stranger Things" gets you yearning for the most memorable artifacts of the '80s, just wait until you see this 8-bit video-game-themed tribute.

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<![CDATA[Crime on 606 Trail Rarely Solved, Investigation Shows]]> Sat, 01 Oct 2016 14:09:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/606+attacks+1001.png
Since the 2015 opening of Chicago’s 606 Trail, 175 crimes have been reported in its direct vicinity—and only one in every 10 cases are closed, according to an NBC 5 investigation.]]>
<![CDATA[Medical Experts Weigh in on Sisters' Sudden Vacation Deaths]]> Sat, 01 Oct 2016 17:06:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/sisters.png
Medical experts are offering insight after an autopsy report revealed two sisters who were found dead while vacationing on a tropical African island suffered from fluid in their lungs, a condition known as acute...

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<![CDATA[Football Players Help Coach Stand During National Anthem]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 22:49:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/footballstand0930.jpg
Some suburban high school football players helped their wheelchair-bound coach stand during the national anthem before Friday night’s game.

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<![CDATA[Teacher Runs Chicago Marathon in Honor of Late Father]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:08:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kerry+ggaulson.jpg
A suburban English teacher is using her love for running to raise awareness about the disease that took her father's life.]]>
<![CDATA[Rockford Mall Closed After Parking Lot 'Incident']]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:33:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/BREAKING-NEWS-23.png
A Rockford mall was closed Friday evening due to an incident in a parking lot at the mall, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[War Veterans Hope to Help Man Who Risked Life to Aid Troops]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:54:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/interpreter+coffey.png
Two Illinois business partners who are veterans of the Iraq War now find themselves in a race against time to help an Iraqi man who risked his life to help American troops.]]>
<![CDATA[School Bus Driver Shot on Chicago's West Side: Police]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 22:45:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/schoolbus0930.png
A school bus driver was shot on the West Side of Chicago, authorities said Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Jury Convicts 2 Brothers in 2011 Rape Case]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:23:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/dna-rape-case.jpg
A Cook County jury took less than three hours Thursday to convict two brothers for a 2011 rape.]]>
<![CDATA[Cubs Opponent Watch: Mets in Driver's Seat in Wild Card Race]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:35:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/172*120/GettyImages-610457212.jpg
The Chicago Cubs are still waiting for their playoff opponent, and as things stand right now, the New York Mets are in the driver's seat in a wild three way race.

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<![CDATA[Cubs President Theo Epstein Backing Clinton: Report]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:59:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cubs+theo+epstein+GettyImages-583818024.jpg
Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein and his family reportedly attended a fundraiser for Democratic presidential nominee Thursday night, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.]]>
<![CDATA[Cutler, Langford Doubtful for Sunday's Game vs. Lions]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:23:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-610473600.jpg
The Chicago Bears are trying to beat the Detroit Lions for the first time since 2011, but they'll likely do so without at least two key offensive players.

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<![CDATA[Autopsy Results Released After Body Found at Golf Course]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 16:59:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/sky5+white+pines+golf+course.png
A woman whose body was found at a suburban golf course Thursday died of a stab wound to the back, autopsy results show.

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<![CDATA[Heather Mack Reveals New Details About Mom's Murder: Report]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:29:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/heather+mack+and+baby+stella+thumb.jpg
In an explosive interview from her Bali jail cell, Heather Mack has revealed never-before heard details about her mother’s murder and claimed the family vacation killing that has made national headlines...

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<![CDATA[Armed Man Attempted to Abduct Woman Walking Dog: Official]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 22:43:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/harveysecurity0930.png
Police are asking for help after a man armed with a gun attempted to gain entrance to a suburban woman’s home while she held the door shut before he fled the scene Sept. 23, officials confirmed Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board Endorses Hillary Clinton ]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:32:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-610636870.jpg
Following the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board’s eyebrow-raising endorsement of beleaguered Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson, the Sun-Times Editorial Board is endorsing Democratic presidential candidate Hillary...

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<![CDATA[Police Respond to Barricade Situation in Downtown Chicago]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:03:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/BREAKING-NEWS-23.png
Police and SWAT officers were responding to a possible barricade situation in downtown Chicago Friday afternoon after an armed robbery was reported at an area coffee shop.]]>
<![CDATA[Mitt Romney to Attend Fundraiser for Rep. Dold]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:27:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/romney-critica-trump.jpg
2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is scheduled to attend a Chicago-area fundraiser for Rep. Bob Dold on Oct. 19, according to Crain’s Chicago Business.

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<![CDATA[Maddon Responds to Players' Criticism of Managing Tactics]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:16:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-609380772.jpg
A day after Jake Arrieta and Miguel Montero criticized Joe Maddon's tactics, the Chicago Cubs manager responded to the critiques on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Judge Won't Overturn Day Care Worker's Murder Conviction]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:24:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/day+care+trial+final.png
A judge declined Friday to overturn the murder conviction for a suburban day care worker imprisoned more than seven years for killing a toddler in her care.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Endorses Gary Johnson]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:34:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_91701597059.jpg
In a somewhat unexpected decision just weeks before the upcoming presidential election, the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board has decided to forgo the Democratic and Republican parties, choosing instead to endorse...

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<![CDATA[Cause of Minnesota Sisters' Sudden Vacation Deaths Revealed]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 22:41:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/sisters.png
An autopsy report reveals two sisters who were found dead while vacationing on a tropical African island had died from fluid in their lungs, a condition commonly known as acute pulmonary edema.

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<![CDATA[City Accepting Nominations for Official Christmas Tree]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 06:14:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/christmas+tree1.png
The City of Chicago is looking for this year’s “official” Christmas tree that will adorn Millennium Park for the holiday season.Nominations from Chicago and the surrounding suburbs...

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<![CDATA[The Stooges Documentary 'Gimme Danger' Premieres]]> Fri, 30 Sep 2016 07:29:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/stooges0929.jpg
Acclaimed independent filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, of “Coffee and Cigarettes” fame, has premiered the trailer for his new film “Gimme Danger” documenting the rise of iconic punk band The Stooges.

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<![CDATA[Honoring Chicagoland's Fallen Heroes]]> Sat, 10 Nov 2012 20:11:50 -0500 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[Surgeon Attacked Assistant in Operating Room: Report]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:08:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/712056381.jpg
An Indiana orthopedic surgeon has been charged with clamping an assistant’s finger with a medical instrument and making her bleed in a surgical room, the Times of Northwest Indiana is reporting.

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<![CDATA[Sen. Mark Kirk Turns Down Several Chicago Debates]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:21:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/duckworth+kirk+illinois.jpg
With less than 40 days until the election, Senator Mark Kirk is changing the traditional plans for debates in Chicago.

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<![CDATA[Experts Point to Overdue Safety System in Fatal Train Crash]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:53:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/investigates+trains+GettyImages-611263456.png
As federal investigators begin the lengthy task of determining why a packed commuter train slammed into the Hoboken Transit terminal early Monday morning, safety experts are pointing to a long-overdue system...

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<![CDATA[Health Officials Reveal Changes to This Year's Flu Vaccine]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:28:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/flu+vaccine+generic.png
Health officials say there are some big changes in this year’s flu vaccine.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Sent 'Granular Substance' to Illinois Tollway: Pros.]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:57:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/shepard0928.jpg
A north suburban woman was charged Thursday with sending a “granular substance” to the Illinois State Tollway Authority in an envelope addressed to “Illinois Tollway [Expletive],” according to the DuPage County...

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<![CDATA[Cubs Fan Gets Preemptive 2016 World Series Champions Tattoo]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:38:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Tattooing+generic.jpg
Questionable tattoos are often the sign of a rough and regrettable night, but for a Cubs fan in Iowa, questionable ink is an emblem of unwavering optimism.

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