<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Chicago News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:09:11 -0500 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 04:09:11 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Severe T-Storm Warnings Lifted; Damage Reported in Grayslake]]> Mon, 03 Aug 2015 03:51:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/lightning+2+viewer.jpg
High winds tore roofs off buildings and knocked out power in Grayslake, amid a bout of severe weather that swept across the Chicago area Sunday night.]]>
<![CDATA[McCarthy Heads to D.C. for Summit on Gun Violence]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 20:01:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-181740634.jpg
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy will make the trip to Washington, D.C. Monday to participate in a summit on gun violence with several other police chiefs from major cities.]]>
<![CDATA[Murders in Chicago Increase as Overall Crime Falls]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 22:34:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cpd+getty.jpg
Crime statistics released by the Chicago Police Department Saturday show that crime overall has decreased this year, but the number of murders and shootings is up.

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<![CDATA[1 Dead, Many Injured After Tent Collapses at Family Festival]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 22:33:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/wood+dale+tent+collapse.jpg
One person has died and several others were injured after a tent collapsed in west suburban Wood Dale during Sunday's severe weather.

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<![CDATA[No Injuries Reported After Dome Collapses in Rosemont]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 19:05:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/rosemont+dome+collapse.jpg
A dome at a ballpark in a northwest suburb of Chicago collapsed during severe weather Sunday while a game was supposed to be underway.

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<![CDATA[Your Aug. 2 Storm Photos]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 22:02:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/bc4748e052304c069f002555feb195e0.jpg
Viewers sent us their photos of the storms that passed through the Chicago area Aug. 2, forcing Lollapalooza to evacuate.

Photo Credit: Bruce - Personal]]>
<![CDATA[Lollapalooza Temporarily Evacuated for Severe Weather]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 23:42:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/ebff5b30d6344341896bfc2eb4591a02.JPG.jpg
Lollapalooza was temporarily evacuated due to severe weather Sunday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Chicago-Area Counties]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 14:57:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Chicago-Thunderstorm.jpg
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued for counties in the Chicago area Sunday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Car Smashes Into Church in Crystal Lake]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 17:17:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/car+crystal+lake+church.JPG
A car crashed into a church in northwest suburban Crystal Lake Saturday night, causing thousands of dollars in damage

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<![CDATA[DNR: Body Matching Description of Missing Woman Recovered]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 13:18:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/porter+beach+rescue+with+chase.jpg
A body matching the description of missing 20-year-old suburban woman Chase Froese has been recovered two days after she disappeared underwater while swimming with friends.d.]]>
<![CDATA[One Tail at a Time Opens New Rescue Facility]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:56:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/OTAT+new+facility.jpg
A Chicago dog rescue made famous for taking in a lovable 85-pound beagle has opened a new facility to accommodate more canines in need.]]>
<![CDATA[More Severe Weather Heads Toward Chicago Area]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 18:44:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Chicago_Lightning+New.jpg
A brief, violent storm swept through the Chicago area Sunday afternoon, leading to one death and an evacuation of Lollapalooza, and more storms could be heading this way in the evening.

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<![CDATA[Police: Suburban Woman Shot After Firing Shots at Cops]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:57:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/police-tape-day-andcars23445454755.jpg
A Schaumburg woman was shot twice by police officers after she allegedly pointed a gun at them and fired shots at the officers Saturday evening.]]>
<![CDATA[One Dead, Four Injured in Shooting at Austin House Party]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:44:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/austin+house+party+shooting1.jpg
Five people were shot, one fatally, at a house party in the West Side Austin neighborhood early Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[Rapper Travi$ Scott Arrested at Lollapalooza]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 08:54:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/travis+scott+rapper.jpg
Texas rapper Travi$ Scott was arrested at Lollapalooza for allegedly telling fans to jump the barricades and storm the stage.

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<![CDATA[At Least 27 Lollapalooza Festival-Goers Hospitalized]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 20:12:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/doctor-health-generic-1200-02.jpg
At least 27 people were sent to hospitals on Day One of Lollapalooza due to alcohol- and heat-related causes.

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<![CDATA[Your 2015 Lollapalooza Photos]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 12:55:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/lolla+2015+pic+1.jpg
Viewers sent us their photos from Lollapalooza 2015, featuring Paul McCartney, Metallica, Florence + the Machine and others.

Photo Credit: Bryce Jakobs]]>
<![CDATA[Kyle Long Rides in Style on New Tricycle at Bears Camp ]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 15:08:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kyle+long+getty.jpg
Chicago Bears training camp has a parking lot full of expensive sports cars, but Kyle Long has found his own unique way of getting around Bourbonnais: a tricycle.

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<![CDATA[Bears Training Camp News and Notes: Day Three]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:59:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/john+fox+bears+getty.jpg
Day three of training camp is in the books for the Chicago Bears, and we have a recap of all the happenings in Bourbonnais.

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<![CDATA[Your Blue Moon Photos]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 14:15:43 -0500 why the "blue moon" is not actually blue, and send your moon photos to us at isee@nbcchicago.com! ]]> why the "blue moon" is not actually blue, and send your moon photos to us at isee@nbcchicago.com! ]]> http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/blue+moon+viewer.jpg
A rare blue moon appeared in the night sky on July 31.

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<![CDATA[Long, Bushrod Limited in Bears' First Padded Practice ]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:19:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+helmets+grass.jpg
The Chicago Bears' offensive line had a couple of absences to deal with during Saturday's training camp practice, as Kyle Long was limited and Jermon Bushrod missed the workout.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged With Stealing Suitcase of Wigs From O'Hare]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 12:42:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/noel+fulgencio.jpg
A Chicago man faces a felony charge after he allegedly stole a suitcase full of human hair wigs for cancer patients from a baggage claim at O'Hare International Airport.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Man Completes Stunning 4-Month Fitness Challenge]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 12:02:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kenneth+yoder+transformation.JPG
When Chicago documentary-maker Kenneth Yoder first began his fitness transformation on the cusp of his 40th birthday, he weighed 175 pounds with 24 percent body fat. In four months, he lost 15 pounds and added a...]]>
<![CDATA[Firefighter Critically Injured in Bridgeport Blaze]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 10:18:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Firetruck9.jpg
A Chicago firefighter was critically injured while battling a fire in the Bridgeport neighborhood Saturday morning.

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<![CDATA[Search Continues for Woman Missing After Swim With Friends]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:08:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/porter+beach+rescue+with+chase.jpg
A 20-year-old suburban woman is missing after disappearing underwater Friday evening while she and her friends went for a swim at a beach in Northwest Indiana.]]>
<![CDATA[Suburban Family Dog Dead After Vicious Park Attack]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 00:08:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/187*120/Screen+Shot+2015-07-31+at+11.57.36+PM.png
A north suburban dog owner has been cited after their dog viciously attacked a family’s Yorkshire terrier, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA[Mel Reynolds Accuses Justice Department of Racism]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:56:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/Mel+Reynolds.png
Mel Reynolds’ legal saga took yet another twist Friday. The former congressman appeared in court again to show the judge he had an approved place to live. But it’s what happened after court that is making...]]>
<![CDATA[Brant's Weather Photos]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:59:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/b-14.jpg
NBC 5 viewers send Brant Miller their weather photos

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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[Fuller, Goldman Limited at Bears Practice Friday]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:13:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-492704205.jpg
Second-year cornerback Kyle Fuller and rookie defensive tackle Eddie Goldman were both limited in practice on Friday afternoon as the Chicago Bears worked out in Bourbonnais.]]>
<![CDATA[Cubs Acquire Tommy Hunter From Orioles]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:05:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/179*120/GettyImages-474437928.jpg
The Chicago Cubs barely beat the 3 p.m. MLB trade deadline on Friday as they acquired relief pitcher Tommy Hunter from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for outfielder Junior Lake.

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<![CDATA[Young Hawks Fan Loses It After Learning About Sharp Trade]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:30:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/anthony+kamiski+crying.jpg
A young Blackhawks fan did not take the news of Patrick Sharp’s trade well.
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<![CDATA[Reports: Cubs Acquire Dan Haren in Trade With Marlins ]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 13:29:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-480512258.jpg
The Chicago Cubs are looking to fill some holes in their roster, and they made a move on Friday as they reportedly acquired Dan Haren in a trade with the Miami Marlins.

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<![CDATA[Here's a Map of Participating Shelters for "Clear the Shelters"]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:19:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/071415+animal+shelter+generic.jpg
Find a shelter near you that has agreed to be a part of Clear the Shelters.
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<![CDATA[Boater Rescued After Falling in Lake Michigan]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:08:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/boater+rescue+7-31.jpg
A person who fell off a boat in Lake Michigan has been rescued, fire officials said.

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