<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Chicago News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:47:15 -0500 Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:47:15 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Charges Pending Against 2 Accused in Orange Line Train Robbery]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:09:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Orange_line_robbers_enhance.jpg
Two men are in custody in connection with the rush hour Orange Line robbery of "multiple passengers" last week, police said.

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<![CDATA[3 in Custody in Shooting of 3-Year-Old Chicago Boy]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 14:38:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/220*120/violence+7-26.jpg
Three people are in custody in connection to the shooting of a 3-year-old boy Friday night and charges are pending, police said. The boy was standing on the sidewalk with his mother and a man when another...]]>
<![CDATA[Jennings Misses Saturday Practice With Quad Injury]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:26:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/174*120/465990621.jpg
The Chicago Bears got nipped by the injury bug on Saturday morning in Bourbonnais, with Tim Jennings missing practice and Willie Young leaving early with quadriceps injuries.

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<![CDATA[Man Buys $1M Lotto Ticket After Running Out of Hamburgers]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 12:15:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/Hamburger+Hop+Grill.JPG
A west suburban man’s simple trip to the store for hamburger meat quickly turned into a million dollar affair after he decided to purchase a lottery ticket.

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<![CDATA[Jerry Reinsdorf Released From Hospital]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:20:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/Jerry-Reinsdorf.jpg
Chicago Bulls and White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf has been released from the hospital, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Boy, 3, Among 14 Shot Overnight in Chicago]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 13:19:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/CHICAGO+overnight+VIOLENCE+7-26.jpg
A 3-year-old boy was critically wounded and a 13-year-old boy was killed in shootings the left at least 12 others wounded overnight in Chicago.]]>
<![CDATA[Jerry Reinsdorf Hospitalized in New York]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 03:49:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Reinsdorf+Smart.jpg
Chicago Bulls and White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf was hospitalized Friday night after an "episode of light-headedness," the Chicago White Sox said in a statement.

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<![CDATA[Christie's Visit to Chicago Includes Trip to Portillo's]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:47:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/christie+portillos.jpg
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was in Chicago Friday night to support Republican governor candidate Bruce Rauner.

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<![CDATA[Suburban Teen Returns to Stage After Undergoing Brain Surgery]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 21:46:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/mundelein+teen.jpg
A week before she was set to perform in a lead role in her school's musical, high school senior Monica Tipperreiter discovered she had a benign brain tumor and needed emergency surgery.]]>
<![CDATA[New Allegations Prompt Concerns at Hines VA]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:07:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Hines_VA_Hospital.jpg
On the heels of the scheduling scandal at Hines VA Hospital, new allegations have surfaced of conditions that threaten patient care--including mold growing on an operating room ceiling and in a storage area for...]]>
<![CDATA[13-Year-Old Boy Killed, 6 More Shot on Chicago's West Side]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 08:08:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/224*120/west+side+6+shot.jpg
At least six people were wounded, and a 13-year-old boy was killed, in a shooting on Chicago's West Side Friday, police said.

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<![CDATA[Unlock Your Phone with Motorola's "Digital Tattoo"]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:34:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/moto+x+tattoo.jpg
Say goodbye to unlocking your phone with a fingerprint, and hello to a digital tattoo.

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<![CDATA[Cops: Reports of Tiger on the Loose in Gary, No Tiger Found]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:58:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Tiger-Trail-2.jpg
Police were on the hunt for a tiger in Gary, Indiana after receiving reports from residents that a tiger was on the loose in the city’s Glen Park neighborhood, but as of Friday evening, no tiger has been found.

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<![CDATA[Fluffy Comes to Chicago]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:29:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008142706_1200x675_312534083720.jpg
Stand-up comedian, Gabriel Iglesias, was in Chicago this week to promote his first ever stan up comedy film, "The Fluffy Movie"]]>
<![CDATA["Chicago P.D." Seeks Extras for Season 2]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:16:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Chicago-PD-cast.jpg
If you’d like to be an extra on NBC’s “Chicago P.D.” now is your chance!

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<![CDATA[Woman Running Spiritual Healing Scam Stole $8K, Police Say]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:40:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Summer-Scams-generic.jpg
Police in suburban Aurora are investigating a spiritual healing scam that defrauded three people out of $8,000 since early July.]]>
<![CDATA[Mills Looks to Regain Form As Bears Wrap Up First Practice]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:13:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*124/451069809.jpg
Jordan Mills broke his foot in Week 17 against the Green Bay Packers last season, and on Friday he took a significant step forward in his recovery as he participated in the first day of training camp for...

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<![CDATA[Suspect in Custody in Orange Line Train Robbery]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:22:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Orange-Line-Suspects-2.jpg
A possible offender is in custody in connection to the rush hour robbery of multiple Orange Line passengers last week, according to police.]]>
<![CDATA[Taylor Townsend Plays Doubles Match Solo ]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:00:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Taylor_Townsend.jpg
Taylor Townsend continued to make headlines in the tennis world when she was forced to play a doubles match by herself at the World Team Tennis event Thursday night after her partner was injured.

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<![CDATA[Michelle Obama Attends Beyonce Concert After Chicago Fundraiser]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:37:31 -0500
After headlining a fundraiser at Chicago's Waldorf Astoria on Thursday, Michelle Obama stopped by River North eatery Sunda (where she posed for a photo with spotlight-chasing restaurateur Billy Dec)...]]>
<![CDATA[Aldermen Ask IG to Open Probe Into Red Light Tickets]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:46:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/209*120/b83583ccfcab4c1dbaf2e7c32ccb9fce.jpg
The alderman are asking for details pertaining to the program and for specific data on the system’s management, standards, revenue and other facts.]]>
<![CDATA[Fuller, Ferguson Take Different Approaches to Rookie Seasons]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:06:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/492704205.jpg
Training camp is always a unique experience for a rookie, but in the case of Chicago Bears CB Kyle Fuller and DT Ego Ferguson, they're taking different routes to ensure a successful transition.

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<![CDATA["Antiques Roadshow" Returns to Chicago After 10 Years]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:05:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/111808-antiques-roadshow-p1.jpg
PBS's "Antiques Roadshow" returns to the city for the first time in more than 10 years to film three, one-hour episodes for its 19th season.]]>
<![CDATA[Bulls' Joakim Noah Stars in New Chicago Anti-Violence PSA]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:32:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/joakim+noah+PSA.jpg
Chicago Bulls star Joakim Noah stars in a new public service announcement to help stop gun violence.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Films Stunning "Bird's Eye View" of Chicago]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:19:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/hinkle+screenshot.jpg
Freelance photographer Colin Hinkle wanted to capture new views of Chicago, so he flew his quad-copter above the city, and the results are stunning.

Photo Credit: Colin Hinkle]]>
<![CDATA[Concept Schools' Expansion Plans Highlight Double Standards for Charters]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:41:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/FBI3.jpg
Back in the old days, it used to be that an FBI raid on a private company meant something.]]>
<![CDATA[House Ethics Committee Extends Inquiry of Bobby Rush]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:25:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bobby+rush+2014.jpg
The House Committee on Ethics says it is extending its inquiry into Congressman Bobby Rush for 45 days, and will announce a course of action on or before November 10, 2014.

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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[Three Teens Injured in Rollover Crash on LSD]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 14:16:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/southern-lsd.jpg
Crash happened at about 1 p.m. near East Randolph Street.]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Charged in Sleepover Shooting Held Without Bail ]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:11:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tevin-lee-shamiya-adams-1.jpg
Tevin Lee's god father said the teen was headed on the right track and volunteered with an anti-violence program.]]>
<![CDATA[Gov. Quinn Donates $1,000 to Cover Shamiya Adams' Funeral: Report]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:47:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/quinn+campaign+event.jpg
Gov. Pat Quinn wrote a personal check for $1,000 to help the family of slain 11-year-old Shamiya Adams pay for her funeral this weekend.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Who Threw Fatal Punch at Beach Party Ordered Back to Jail]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 20:03:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Jake-Mallacek.jpg
The man accused in the 2011 deadly beating of a teen at a Northwest Indiana beach was ordered back to jail Friday for 40 days for violating his sentencing agreement.]]>
<![CDATA[Lightning, Heavy Rain Likely in Latest Round of Storms]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:43:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/UGC+Lightning.jpg
Below-average temperatures give way to a weekend of on-and-off thunderstorms, beginning Friday evening.

Photo Credit: Jeff Hamstra]]>
<![CDATA[Hawks Headlines: Saad's Season Scrutinized ]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:48:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/494771679.jpg
In this edition of Hawks Headlines, we take a look at the seasons of Brandon Saad and Corey Crawford, as well as what Patrick Kane did to make a picture with a fan a memorable one.

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<![CDATA[Bears Bites: Fales, Clausen Ready to Succeed in QB Battle]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:39:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/178*120/151090320.jpg
The Chicago Bears will get their training camp underway on Friday morning, and we have all the latest news and notes from Bourbonnais.]]>
<![CDATA[Services Scheduled for Officer Killed in Dan Ryan Crash]]> Sat, 26 Jul 2014 09:04:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Ofc-Tito-Rodriguez-1.jpg
Friday and Saturday services for Tito Rodriguez to be held in southwest suburban Stickney.]]>
<![CDATA[Airport Employee Stole From Military Foot Lockers, Police Say]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:27:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/James-Matthews.jpg
James Matthews, 41, of Sauk Village, was charged with two felony counts of theft, police announced early Friday.

Photo Credit: Chicago Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[NJ Gov. Christie to Stump for Rauner in Chicago]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:46:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chris+christie+june+2014.jpg
Groups supporting gay marriage and other causes say they plan to protest outside the fundraiser.

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<![CDATA[Rauner's "Headlines" Ad Questioned for Accuracy ]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:56:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Rauner_headlines.jpg
A campaign ad from the Republican candidate for Illinois governor is being called into question for tailoring — and even making up — headlines from news stories to make them appear more negative about...]]>
<![CDATA[Sick Suburban Boy Becomes a Cop for a Day]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:35:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Adam-Broderson.jpg
The Buffalo Grove Police Department had a new top cop on Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Residents Object to Gas Plant Near Crystal Lake]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:26:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Oakwood_hills_power_plant.jpg
A community meeting was held Thursday for residents to air their feelings about a proposed natural gas plant in Oakwood Hills. Neighbors fear pollution, water problems, extra noise and]]>
<![CDATA[White Sox Top Twins 5-2]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:43:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/White_Sox_37.jpg
Hector Noesi allowed three hits over 7 2-3 innings and Adam Eaton had three hits and two RBIs to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.

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