<![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 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:49:20 -0500 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:49:20 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Pro Beach Volleyball Tour Kicks Off in Chicago]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:35:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013961040_1200x675_514648131710.jpg
The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour kicked off on the lake Thursday and will run through the weekend. NBC 5’s Allison Rosati has more.]]>
<![CDATA[Salvation Army Expands Outreach In Humboldt Park Neighborhood]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:12:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/FREEDOM+CENTER.png
The Salvation Army will be opening a brand new facility in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood. NBC 5's Art Norman reports on how this facility will change lives.]]>
<![CDATA[Judge Orders Schock to Hand Over 3K Additional Documents for Investigation]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:49:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/aaron-schock-1380870101.jpg
A Federal Judge in Springfield has ordered former congressman Aaron Schock to deliver nearly 3,000 documents relating to an ongoing investigation of Schock’s campaign and congressional office spending.]]>
<![CDATA[Suspected Pedophile Approaching Kids Near Suburban School: Police]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:46:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/217*120/Harvey.png
Just a week after classes got underway at Holmes Elementary School in suburban Harvey a warning note went home to parents about two disturbing incidents at a neighboring park.]]>
<![CDATA[2 Dead, 4 Injured in Hazmat Situation in Suburban Home]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:14:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/hazmat6.png
Two people are dead and four first responders have been hospitalized in a dangerous hazardous materials situation in unincorporated Des Plaines.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Warn of Catalytic Converter Thefts in Chicago]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:18:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/catalytic+converter+generic.jpg
Police have warned residents in Chicago after a series of catalytic converter thefts in the citys Beverly and Morgan Park neighborhoods.

Photo Credit: Chicago Police]]>
<![CDATA[Second City Cancels Performances for 2nd Day After Fire]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:23:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/236*120/adobo+fire+after.jpg
Famed Chicago comedy club Second City has canceled Thursday performances after a fire blazed through the company's offices Wednesday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's, Tyson Cut Ties With Farm After Undercover Video]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:44:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/167*120/51122973.jpg
McDonald's and the fast food chain's supplier Tyson Foods have cut ties with a Tennessee chicken farm after an animal rights group released what it claims is undercover footage of mistreated chickens. ]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Files Suit Against Bulls Star Derrick Rose]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:17:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/GettyImages-458331240.jpg
A woman has filed a lawsuit against Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Father, Son Killed in Gary Fire: Officials]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:17:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/223*120/sky+5+gary+fire.jpg
A father and son were killed during a fire at a home in Gary, Indiana early Thursday morning.

Photo Credit: Sky 5]]>
<![CDATA[Major Expansion, New Stores Open at Aurora Outlet Mall]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:41:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/shopping+bags+getty.jpg
Attention, shopaholics! A whole slew of new stores opens at the mega outlet mall in Aurora Thursday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Peterson's Attorneys Seek to Toss Wiretaps]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:01:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/tlmd-drew-peterson.jpg
An attorney representing convicted wife killer Drew Peterson has filed a motion seeking to have recorded evidence in Peterson’s case thrown out.]]>
<![CDATA[Students Cancel Suburban School's Dress Code Protest]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 06:22:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/show+your+shoulders.jpg
Students at two northwest suburban high schools have decided to cancel a protest against a school dress code rule they believe is sexist.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Party Bus Company Accused of Leaving Customers Stranded]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:45:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/Investigates+Party+Bus.png
A Chicago area party bus company is facing more accusations that it is stranding customers.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: McDonald Indicted on Rape Charges]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:03:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/th-may-25-ray-mcdonald-mug.jpg
Former San Francisco 49'ers and Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald was indicted on rape charges in Santa Clara, California, according to a report.]]>
<![CDATA[Paintings From 1893 World's Fair Found in Storage]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:49:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Fusama.jpg
Three Japanese sliding door paintings from the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago were found in a park district storage facility, the city announced Wednesday.

Photo Credit: City of Chicago]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Pet Owners Celebrate National Dogs Day]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:14:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013937586_1200x675_513655363629.jpg
If there was any day to pamper your pooch, Wednesday's 'National Dogs Day' might be it. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]>
<![CDATA[New Streeterville Target Could Be Equipped With a Bar]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 04:52:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/target+express.jpg
A new Target store set to open in Chicago's Streeterville neighborhood is on track to become the first ever Target store to service alcohol to customers.

Photo Credit: Target]]>
<![CDATA[Royal, Wilson Miss Bears Practice ]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:58:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/wilson+and+jeffery.jpg
The Chicago Bears keep getting hit with injuries at the wide receiver position, as Eddie Royal and Marquess Wilson joined Alshon Jeffery on the sideline at practice Wednesday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Cubs Break Out Rally Helmets in Win Over Giants ]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:09:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kris+bryant+helmet.jpg
The Chicago Cubs may have to wear helmets to the plate, but the team took the helmet idea to another level in a win over the San Francisco Giants Tuesday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Second City Offices in Old Town]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:31:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Fire+Final.png
Four firefighters were injured while battling an intense three-alarm fire in an Old Town building that destroyed the offices of Chicago's famed Second City theater company.]]>
<![CDATA[Suburban Animal Shelter Rescues Severely Burned Cat]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:32:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/milo+burned+cat.jpg
An animal shelter in suburban Morton Grove has rescued a severely burned cat whose injuries are thought to be caused by boiling water that was thrown on him.

Photo Credit: Wright-Way Rescue]]>
<![CDATA[5 Chicago-Area Roads Among Most Congested in U.S.]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:00:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chicago+traffic+getty.jpg
Five stretches of road in the Chicago area have been named among the 20 most congested roads in the country, according to a new study released Tuesday.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Board of Ed Approves New Budget Amid Protests]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:48:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/save+dyett+sign.jpg
Members of the Chicago Board of Education voted to pass the budget for Fiscal Year 2016 as three different protests took place across the city in opposition to some of the proposed cuts.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Investigate Video of Cop Saying 'Mike Brown Deserved It']]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:45:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/chicago+police+generic.jpg
The Chicago Police Department says it has launched an investigation after an officer was seen on video saying “Mike Brown deserved it.”
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<![CDATA[3 Killed in Fiery Lake County Crash]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:09:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/217*120/round+lake+crash.jpg
Three people were killed in a fiery crash in north suburban Lake County early Wednesday morning.

Photo Credit: Captured News]]>
<![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.

Photo Credit: Getty]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago High School Student Diagnosed With Mumps]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:43:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/230*120/saint+ignatius.jpg
A St. Ignatius College Prep student has been diagnosed with the mumps, school officials announced Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Video Shows Burglars Breaking In By Digging Through Walls]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:27:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/IMG_30041.JPG
Authorities are warning businesses after a string of bizarre burglaries in Chicago’s South Shore.

Photo Credit: Red Snapper]]>
<![CDATA[Authorities Hunt for Deadly Snake on Loose in Geneva]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:48:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/Snake.png
Authorities are on the hunt for a potentially deadly venomous snake on the loose in west suburban Geneva.]]>
<![CDATA[A Chicago Family's Dedication To Fund Cancer Research]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:47:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/MAD+LEUKEMIA.png
When a Chicago mom learned her son had leukemia she decided to channel her energy into something positive: raising money for cancer research. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has this]]>
<![CDATA[Students Rally To Help Vocal Coach]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:21:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/vocal+coach.png
Lena Mclin has taught some of the country's most sucessful singers. She is need of some help as she is about to lose her home and could be forced out onto the streets. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Cubs Look to Make Statement on West Coast Trip]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:59:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*129/GettyImages-485132672.jpg
Armed with a six and a half game lead and brimming with confidence, the Chicago Cubs will head west this week looking to make a big statement against the San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Guns Stolen From Illinois Nuclear Power Plant]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 20:21:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/nuclear+plant.png
Two guns were stolen from an Illinois nuclear power plant, NBC 5 Investigates has learned.]]>