<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Chicago News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usTue, 28 Mar 2017 09:33:35 -0500Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:33:35 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[FOP Chief to Meet With Trump Administration]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:12:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/217*120/angelo.png
The Trump administration has invited the head of Chicago’s police union to Washington, D.C. for a visit.

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<![CDATA[Amtrak Derailment Under Investigation]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:00:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/220*120/amtrak+cleanup.png
Crews spent the night working to upright Amtrak train cars that derailed outside Union Station Tuesday. The derailment happened as three cars were switching tracks with about 200 people on board.]]>
<![CDATA[Eisenhower Reopens After Shooting Investigation]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:28:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ike+shooting.png
All lanes of the inbound Eisenhower Expressway were shut down for about four hours after a vehicle was shot Monday night in west suburban Maywood.

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<![CDATA[Thieves Raid 5 Businesses Overnight in Antioch]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:11:45 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/antiochpizzaburglary0327.png
Police in Antioch confirm that five business were burglarized Sunday night—and might be connected to a sixth in Wisconsin.]]>
<![CDATA[North Shore Town Lifts Booze Ban, Only 1 Dry Suburb Remains]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:08:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/liquor+bottles+generic.jpg
The North Shore town of Kenilworth is dry no more. In an effort to raise the interest of restaurants and other businesses, the suburb has lifted its longstanding ban on booze. There now remains only one...

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<![CDATA[Man Arrested After Gun Found in Stroller: Chicago Police ]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:48:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/baby-stroller-generic.jpg
A Chicago man outside with a 1-year-old boy has been arrested after police allegedly found a handgun and marijuana in his baby stroller.

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<![CDATA[Chance the Rapper is ‘Looking for an Intern’]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:21:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_17065779497714-sm.jpg
Chicago’s Chance the Rapper is looking for an intern with experience “putting together decks and writing proposals, the musician wrote on Twitter Monday.

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<![CDATA[Cubs Trim Happ, Zastryzny From Spring Training Roster]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:03:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-657841730.jpg
As the Chicago Cubs continue to pare down their roster before Opening Day, one of their top prospects is on his way to minor league camp after a fantastic spring with the squad.

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<![CDATA[Emanuel Defends Chicago as a 'Welcoming City']]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:46:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/emanuel+sessions.png
After Attorney General Jeff Sessions reiterated the federal government’s threat to block funding for so-called "sanctuary cities,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel doubled down on his own promise that Chicago will “continue...

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<![CDATA[Sneak Peek at Equestrian Odyssey Coming to Soldier Field]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:09:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/horse+soldier+field.png
Chicago gets ready for a dazzling display of beauty and power. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter takes us under the big top at Soldier Field for a sneak peek at the spectular equestrian odyssey. ]]>
<![CDATA[Pizza Fix Leads to Months-Long Ordeal for Local Small Business]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:26:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/pizza+responds.png
Everyone knows pizza is king in Chicago, but what happens when a major piece of equipment breaks down in a pizza shop and the repairs lead to more problems than resolutions?]]>
<![CDATA[IRS Warns of Scams Ahead of New Program for Debt Collection]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:15:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/IRS_GENERIC.jpg
The IRS has long been a popular target for sophisticated identity thieves, but deciphering whether or not a call from the agency is real or spam may have just become a little bit harder.

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<![CDATA[2017 MLB Preview: NL East Predictions]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:09:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-614395556.jpg
The Washington Nationals are gunning for a second straight National League East title this season, but can they fend off the New York Mets in a top-heavy division race?

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<![CDATA[23 Cars Defaced With Vulgarities in McHenry County: Cops]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:54:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/spraypaintedmercedes0327.JPG
Curse words were spray-painted on nearly two dozen vehicles in suburban Lake in the Hills, police announced Monday.

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<![CDATA[Blues Museum Coming to ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ in 2019: Report]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:25:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chicagobluesexperience0327.jpg
A museum dedicated to blues music, a genre with deep historical ties to Chicago, could open as soon as spring 2019, according to a report from Cran’s.

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<![CDATA[Van Dyke's Wife Says Job Offer Pulled Over Husband's Case]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:57:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/207*120/Jason+Van+Dyke3.png
The wife of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, the man charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, said her recent job offer was pulled because of her husband's high-profile...]]>
<![CDATA[Dems Launch Ad Campaign Against Roskam Over Health Care]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:38:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/roskam+ad+dccc+327.png
Capitalizing on the failure of President Donald Trump and GOP leaders to pass the bill to repeal ‘Obamacare,’ the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee on Monday launched a digital ad campaign against more...

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<![CDATA[Cubs Countdown: 6 Days to Opening Day]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 13:53:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-181173628.jpg
While it may not feel like baseball season in the Windy City yet, Opening Day is rapidly approaching for the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs, as we are just six days away from the first game...

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<![CDATA[IB I-290 Closed Near Kedzie for Shooting Investigation: Cops]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:49:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ike+investigation.JPG
All inbound lanes on the Eisenhower Expressway were shut down near Kedzie Avenue Monday afternoon for a shooting investigation, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[Former Star QB Jordan Lynch Back at Northern Illinois as Coach]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:27:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_147857781600.jpg
These days in DeKalb, Northern Illinois University running back Marcus Jones can’t go far without being reminded he’s working under someone who’s kind of a big deal.

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<![CDATA[Race Director Carey Pinkowski Talks 2017 Shamrock Shuffle 8K]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:26:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/219*120/carey+int.png
Race Director Carey Pinkowski discusses the upcoming Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K happening in Chicago this weekend. Watch his extended Facebook Live interview here. ]]>
<![CDATA[Amtrak Train Derails Near Chicago's Union Station]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 12:49:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/amtrak+derail+phil.jpg
An Amtrak train carrying nearly 200 passengers derailed outside Union Station in Chicago Monday morning.

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<![CDATA[Bulls Playoff Update: Chicago Closes Gap on Miami]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:50:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-651918204.jpg
It's been a tough season for the Chicago Bulls, but thanks to their win over the Milwaukee Bucks, they're still right in the middle of the Eastern Conference playoff race.

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<![CDATA[New City Ordinance Cracks Down on Party Buses in Chicago]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 09:52:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/218*120/party+bus1.png
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is introducing a new ordinance this week that cracks down on illegal party buses in Chicago.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Shot by ICE Agents During Attempted Arrest in Chicago]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:13:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/shooting6.png
A man was wounded after being shot by ICE agents in Chicago's Belmont Cragin neighborhood on the Northwest Side Monday morning, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Killed in Accident on I-294]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 08:08:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/I-294+accident.png
A 31-year-old woman was killed in an accident on the Tri-State Tollway near suburban Hazel Crest Sunday night, police said.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks' Playoff Tickets on Sale Today]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 06:09:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/United+Center+Playoffs.png
Single-game tickets for the Chicago Blackhawks' 2017 Stanley Cup Playoff run will go on sale Monday, the team announced.Tickets for the first two rounds of potential home playoff games at the United...

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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[Bears Cornerback Deiondre' Hall Arrested in Iowa]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 20:50:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-608569484.png
Bears cornerback Deiondre’ Hall was one of two NFL players arrested after an alleged fight outside a bar in Iowa early Sunday, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Chicago FOP President to Meet With Trump Administration]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:40:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-498627422.png
Chicago Fraternal Order of Police President Dean Angelo has been invited to Washington, DC, to meet with officials from President Trump's administration this week.

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<![CDATA[2017 MLB Preview: AL East Predictions]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:31:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-648824226.jpg
The 2017 Major League Baseball season is nearly upon us, and we're starting out predictions for the coming year with our selection to win the American League East.

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<![CDATA[Video: Rizzo Blasts Lead-Off Home Run]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 15:51:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-646064024.jpg
Before Sunday's game, Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo asked if he could bat lead-off. It took him one pitch to make that idea look like a brilliant one.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Blackhawks Playoff Update]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 14:53:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-657089864.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks have had their playoff spot locked up for a little while now, but the identity of their first round opponent is still as unclear as ever.With just seven games to go in the...

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<![CDATA[Jay Cutler Seems to Be Enjoying Free Agency]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 13:57:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-137456316.png
Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler may be out of a job for now, but he clearly isn't letting his uncertain future deter him from having a good time in the present.

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<![CDATA[Notre Dame Vies for Frozen Four Spot Sunday]]> Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:55:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/20170326_1230351.jpg
The NCAA men’s hockey tournament is working its way toward the Frozen Four, and for the Chicago Blackhawks prospects participating in the postseason, it’s been a mixed bag of results thus far.

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