<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Chicago News]]> Copyright 2016 http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Fri, 12 Feb 2016 02:09:22 -0600 Fri, 12 Feb 2016 02:09:22 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Woman Remembers Roommate Killed by Stray Bullet in Chicago]]> Fri, 12 Feb 2016 01:25:39 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/aaren+oconnor+2.jpg
The roommate of a 25-year-old woman killed over the weekend when a stray bullet struck her in the head says she was "a great person," smart, fluent in several languages and always ready to help.

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<![CDATA[Eaves' Hat Trick Lifts Stars Over Blackhawks 4-2]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:54:31 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/211*120/GettyImages-509693418.jpg
The Dallas Stars had revenge on their minds Thursday night, and Patrick Eaves helped them attain it as he scored a hat trick in a 4-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.

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<![CDATA[Service on Yellow Line Suspended Over Derailment]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 23:10:16 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/211*120/IMG_25451.JPG
Service on the Yellow line has been temporarily suspended due to a derailment near Dempster Street in Skokie.
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<![CDATA[Police Documents Show Why No Audio In McDonald Shooting]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:18:11 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Laquan-McDonald.jpg
The Chicago police squad car that captured the October 2014 shooting of 17-year old LaQuan McDonald had no audio on its dashboard camera because the vehicle had “no MICs (microphones) because they were in...

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<![CDATA[Robbins Residents Ask 'Where’s Our Store?']]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:37:06 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000016427027_1200x675_621489219674.jpg
Years after local residents contributed thousands to build a food store in Robbins, the store appears to be no closer to reality. The site of the proposed “Save More Foods” remains the hulking remnant of...]]>
<![CDATA[Barefoot Personal Trainer Apprehends 2 Would-Be Robbers]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:44:20 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/sdfdfd.jpg
Joe Bossard says when he saw a group of men breaking into his aunt's house, he had only one thought: Get these guys.]]>
<![CDATA[School Security Guard Accused of Sexually Assaulting Student]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:53:41 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/207*120/sfddfsdfs.jpg
A man working as a security guard for Chicago Public Schools is accused of pulling a 13-year-old victim out of class for assaults.

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<![CDATA[Ward Room's Race to Watch: Illinois Senate]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:02:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/voters-american-legion-1.jpg
Race to Watch is a weekly Ward Room column dedicated to helping voters familiarize themselves with candidates in the lead-up to the March 15 primary elections. This week’s focus on the US Senate seat.]]>
<![CDATA[7 Things to Look for at 2016 Chicago Auto Show]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:20:43 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Chicago+Auto+Show+2015.jpg
For the next several days, McCormick Place will be filled with nearly 1,000 cars, trucks, SUVs, and concept vehicles. But the 108th edition of the Chicago Auto Show promises to bring so much more, that...

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<![CDATA[Rauner: Republicans Winning State's Budget Dispute]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:02:37 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/rauner1.jpg
Gov. Bruce Rauner focused on taxes and his Turnaround Agenda during a Wednesday night speech in Tuscola.]]>
<![CDATA[Lawmakers Urge EPA to Review Regulations for Lead in Water]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:47:05 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Water-Generic1.jpg
Sen. Dick Durbin and Rep. Tammy Duckworth asked the Environmental Protection Agency Monday to evaluate the effectiveness of regulations controlling the amount of lead and copper in water and to create a...]]>
<![CDATA[Attack Ad Skewers Rep. Dunkin Over Ties to Rauner, Rahm]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 20:26:23 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/nbckendunkin1.jpg
In an ad that debuted Wednesday, Rep. Ken Dunkin was criticized for allegedly colluding with Gov. Bruce Rauner and Mayor Rahm Emanuel and acting against the interests of his constituents.]]>
<![CDATA[Quenneville Says NHL Sides With Him on Goal Reversal]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:28:36 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/GettyImages-170350567.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks are still steaming about a goal that was overturned in their Tuesday loss, but head coach Joel Quenneville shared how the league viewed the decision.
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<![CDATA[Autopsy Results Released in Suburban Father's Death]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 16:13:33 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Arlington+Heights+Dad.png
The death of a husband and father of two whose body was found in a suburban forest preserve Wednesday, two days after he disappeared, has been ruled a suicide, according to autopsy results.

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<![CDATA[NOAA: El Nino Could Transition to La Nina This Fall]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:12:22 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chicagoWeather-464278572.jpg
It has been a mild winter in Chicago to say the least, but even though this season isn’t over, early predictions indicate things could be very different next winter.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Set to Visit White House Next Week]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:12:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/216*120/GettyImages-977652501.jpg
For the third and final time during his administration, President Barack Obama will welcome the Chicago Blackhawks to the White House next week to celebrate their 2015 Stanley Cup championship.

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<![CDATA[Sneak Peek Inside 2016 Chicago Auto Show]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:20:20 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Marley+Kayden.png
The Chicago Auto Show will take over the McCormick Place Saturday for nine full days and one million square feet of the latest and greatest in the automotive world.

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<![CDATA[OK Go Defies Gravity in Latest Music Video]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:07:54 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/216*120/ok+go+upside+down+inside+out.jpg
OK Go is known for breaking barriers when it comes to their innovative music videos, but their newest video release takes things to a whole new level – literally.

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<![CDATA[16-Year-Old Girl Shot While Walking to School in Chicago]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:20:14 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/222*120/16yo+shot+maragos+int.jpg
A 16-year-old girl was shot Thursday morning half a block from her home while she walked to school in Chicago, police said.
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<![CDATA[Body of Missing Arlington Heights Father Found]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 10:30:25 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Arlington+Heights+Dad.png
The body of a missing husband and father of two was found in a suburban forest preserve Wednesday, two days after he disappeared after leaving his Arlington Heights family home.

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<![CDATA[Chicago to Host NHL Draft for First Time in 2017]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:24:56 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/NHL+Draft.png
The 2017 NHL draft is coming to Chicago.

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<![CDATA[Could Illinois Soon See 99-Cent Gas Prices?]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:22:11 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-108885220.jpg
Illinois is one of nine states that hit a 12-year low Thursday. Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Kansas and North Dakota are also on that lucky list.

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<![CDATA[3 Bladed Weapons, Gun Used in Gage Park Family Massacre]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 17:13:11 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Gage+Park+4.png
Three “edge weapons” were used to carry out a gruesome murder of six family members in their Gage Park neighborhood home, police said.

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<![CDATA[12 Dangerous Intersections for Runners: Report]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:50:25 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/GettyImages-521735013.jpg
It’s widely known that Chicago has a devoted running community. To help runners in the city stay safe, Fleet Feet Sports has compiled a list of the most dangerous intersections in the city.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Among Best Places to Find Love: Report]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:45:22 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Valentine%27s+Day+Balloons.jpg
A new report named Chicago as one of the best places to find a match ahead of Valentine’s Day.

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<![CDATA[Fridge Installation Causes Big Damage at Oswego Home]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:39:05 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/sdfsdfdf.png
The installation of an Oswego family’s new refrigerator caused extensive damage in her home. When she called the big-box retailer she purchased the fridge from, the company couldn’t give her the name of...]]>
<![CDATA[Employees Donate Tips to Help Former Coworker Pay Baby's Medical Bills]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:27:21 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/image1194.JPG
Employees at a coffee shop in northwest Indiana are helping a former coworker in a big way during her time of need.

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<![CDATA[Illinois Pols Respond to Obama’s Statehouse Speech]]> Thu, 11 Feb 2016 12:02:11 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Obama+Springfield.png
Members of the Illinois legislature praised President Barack Obama for his speech at the Capitol Wednesday, which acknowledged a “poisonous political climate" and encouraged unity and bipartisan.

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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[Ill. Vets Complain of Problems With New Medical Program]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:47:02 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/222*120/coffey+vets+investigative.jpg
The government’s new program designed to help veterans receive faster medical care is facing growing criticism from veterans, providers and lawmakers.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Chicago Restaurants Among Yelp’s Top 100 Places to Eat]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:42:25 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Fine+Dining1.jpg
Yelp has named its top 100 places to eat in the United States and three Chicago restaurants are among the best.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Aldermen Propose Lowering 'Tampon Tax']]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:29:20 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/191*120/Tampons+Generic+Tampon+Generic.JPG
Chicago could soon eliminate tampons and pads from a so-called “tampon tax” in the city under a new ordinance proposed by alderman who say the tax is unfair to women.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Auto Show: A Look at This Year's Concept Cars]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 17:45:15 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000016403890_1200x675_620603971930.jpg
The Chicago Auto Show opens Saturday. NBC5's LeeAnn trotter offers a sneak peek at this year's concept cars.]]>
<![CDATA[City Council Votes to Give Oversight to IG]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 16:15:51 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/CityHallNBC.jpg
Chicago aldermen are expected to move on a measure Wednesday that would give oversight of the City Council to Inspector General Joseph Ferguson.]]>
<![CDATA[New Details Released After Woman Killed by Stray Bullet]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 22:22:48 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/aaren+oconnor+2.jpg
Police have released new details in the homicide investigation of a 25-year-old woman killed over the weekend when a stray bullet struck her in the head in the city's Heart of Chicago neighborhood.

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<![CDATA[Then and Now: Obama Returns to Springfield]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:36:37 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/obama-2007-slider-620.jpg
Nine years ago, President Barack Obama announced his candidacy in Springfield. On Wednesday, he returned to the same place where his presidential journey began to give a historic speech to the Illinois...

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<![CDATA[Watch: Should Brandon Mashinter's Goal Have Counted?]]> Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:38:11 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Brandon+Mashinter1.jpg
Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Mashinter had a first period goal waved off on Tuesday night against the San Jose Sharks, but did NHL officials make the right call?

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