<![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, 26 Jan 2015 00:39:59 -0600 Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:39:59 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Kane, Roenick Take "Best Selfie Ever" During All-Star Game ]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:43:56 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/168*120/457975343.jpg
Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane was busy playing in the NHL All-Star Game in Columbus, but Jeremy Roenick made sure to take a selfie with the star during an in-game interview.

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<![CDATA[Toews Racks Up Five Points as Team Toews Wins ASG]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:38:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/462185766.jpg
Jonathan Toews capped off his weekend as an All-Star captain by scoring a goal and dishing out four assists as his team secured a 17-12 win over Team Foligno Sunday night in the NHL All-Star Game.]]>
<![CDATA[Blackhawks Place Versteeg on LTIR]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:06:49 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/484439329.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks made a roster move on Sunday night, assigning Kris Versteeg to long-term injured reserve and recalling Dennis Rasmussen from Rockford.

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<![CDATA[Ernie Banks Statue to Move to Daley Plaza]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:38:42 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ernie+banks+statue.jpg
The Chicago Cubs and Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced that Ernie Banks' statue, which stood outside of Wrigley Field prior to the stadium's renovation project, will be moved from storage to Daley Plaza on...

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<![CDATA[College Basketball Player from Suburbs Killed in Car Accident]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:24:07 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/shannise+heady+2.jpg
Shannise Heady, a basketball player at Eastern Michigan University from south suburban Hazel Crest, was killed in a car accident early Sunday morning, along with a fellow student who was also in the car.

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<![CDATA[Police Warn of Residential Burglaries on Northwest Side]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:43:34 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/northwest+side+residential+burglaries.jpg
Police are warning residents of the Jefferson Park and Norwood Park neighborhoods after a a series of recent burglaries in which the intruder enters through a door or window and steals electronics, jewelry...]]>
<![CDATA[Ernie Banks Died After Heart Attack: Attorney]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 21:31:51 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ErnieBanks2014.jpg
In a press conference with Liz Banks, the wife of Ernie Banks, the family attorney said the baseball player died of a heart attack.

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<![CDATA[Avec, Alinea Top Zagat's 50 Best Restaurants in Chicago]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:46:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/FoodWineMagazine_Chicago-Koren-Grieveson.JPG
The restaurant review website Zagat ranked Chicago's top 50 restaurants based on ratings and reviews from 2014.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged After 300 Pounds of Pot Recovered in Traffic Stop]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:42:33 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/james+hargett.jpg
James Hargett, 37, has been charged after police pulled him over for a traffic violation and then discovered more than 300 pounds of cannabis valued at more than $1 million.
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<![CDATA[Two Injured After Car Strikes Pole on Lake Shore Drive]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:54:44 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jeep+hits+pole+LSD.jpg
The driver of a Jeep Liberty sideswiped two cars on Lake Shore Drive near the Museum Campus before striking a pole. He and his passenger were both taken to the hospital in stable condition.

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<![CDATA[Four CPD Officers Injured in Southwest Side Crash]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:16:44 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/2+police+car+collision.JPG
Two squad cars collided in an intersection on the Southwest Side while pursuing two offenders in a stolen vehicle early Sunday morning. The four officers were taken to hospitals with non-life-threatening...]]>
<![CDATA[1 to 2 Inches Expected in Wintry Mix]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 08:22:53 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/south-AP592402157684_1.jpg
One to two inches of snow are expected to fall in Sunday's winter storm system, leading to wet, slippery conditions.

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<![CDATA[Kane Bests Toews in Skills Competition ]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 21:10:08 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/175*120/462102216.jpg
Boosted by Patrick Kane's victory over Jonathan Toews in accuracy shooting, Team Foligno won Saturday night's All-Star Skills Competition by a score of 25-19.]]>
<![CDATA[1 to 3 Inches of Snow on the Way]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:08:42 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/light+snow.jpg
NBC 5 meteorologist Alicia Roman says the Chicago area can expect one to three inches of snow on Sunday followed by blowing snow conditions in the afternoon and evening.

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<![CDATA[Police Search for Two Men after Attempted Child Luring]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:02:08 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/192*120/3900+N.+Spaudling+Ave..jpg
Police are searching for two men who attempted to lure two children to their car in the Irving Park neighborhood last week.]]>
<![CDATA[Andersonville Ranks No. 7 in Redfin's Hottest Neighborhoods for 2015]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:16:16 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/andersonville.jpg
The North Side neighborhood made real estate website Redfin's top 10 list of hottest neighborhoods in the nation based on home buying trends.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks to Play Wild in 2016 Outdoor Game ]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:18:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/475965333.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks will be heading outdoors again next season, as they will take on the Minnesota Wild at TCF Bank Stadium in 2016.

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<![CDATA[Obama Endorses Emanuel in Forthcoming Radio Ad ]]> Sun, 25 Jan 2015 15:41:57 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/rahm+and+obama.jpg
President Obama has endorsed Mayor Rahm Emanuel in a radio advertisement that is set to air beginning Monday.

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<![CDATA[World Cup of Hockey to Take Place in 2016]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 12:45:05 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bettman-gary.jpg
The NHL and NHLPA announced a new World Cup of Hockey tournament on Saturday, saying that the event will take place in September 2016 in Toronto.]]>
<![CDATA[Kane, Toews Square Off in Accuracy Shooting Event]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:26:28 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Kane+Toews.jpg
Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews are on opposite teams at the NHL All-Star Game this weekend, and the duo will face off in Accuracy Shooting at Saturday's Skills Competition.

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<![CDATA[UIC Offers Spring Course on Beyonce]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:07:17 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/beyonce+class+UIC.jpg
The University of Illinois at Chicago is offering a semester-long course called "Beyonce: Critical Feminist Perspectives and U.S. Black Womanhood" this spring.

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<![CDATA["Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks Remembered]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:38:48 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Ernie-Banks-Chicago-Cubs.jpg
Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, who passed away Friday at the age of 83, is remembered by fans across the country and in Wrigleyville.

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<![CDATA[Foligno vs. Toews: How Each Team Should Line Up Sunday]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:43:14 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/179*120/462023210.jpg
Nobody asked us, but we thought it would be fun to play the role of Darryl Sutter and Peter Laviolette and select our ideal lineups for Team Toews and Team Foligno for Sunday's NHL All-Star Game.

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<![CDATA[Body Found in Burning Home in Barrington]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:27:41 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Firetruck9.jpg
A body was found in a burning home in unincorporated Barrington early Saturday morning. Police it belonged to the 88-year-old homeowner.

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<![CDATA[Life and Times of Ernie Banks]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:18:58 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ernie_banksP11.jpg
Ernie Banks is a baseball legend, the first African American to play for the Chicago Cubs and the first black manager in Major League Baseball. He is known for his skills at bat and in the field, as well as his...

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<![CDATA[Ernie Banks Passes Away at 83]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 09:06:57 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ErnieBanks2014.jpg
Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks, known as "Mr. Cub" and for his iconic catchphrase "Let's Play Two" has passed away at the age of 83.

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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[Bears Hire Loggains as Quarterbacks Coach ]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:38:42 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/124640992.jpg
The Chicago Bears may not have Jay Cutler back in the fold next season, but they did decide on a quarterback coach Friday night as they announced the hiring of Dowell Loggains for the position.

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<![CDATA[Toews, Kane Go Head-to-Head in All-Star Draft ]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:12:04 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/170892894.jpg
Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane were already slated to be on separate teams for the NHL All-Star Game, but Brent Seabrook and Duncan Keith will also be lining up on opposite sides of the ice after Friday night's...

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<![CDATA[Reports: Ted Lilly Charged with Insurance Fraud]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:02:02 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*126/102937572.jpg
Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Ted Lilly pleaded not guilty to three counts of insurance fraud earlier this week, according to reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Metra Reveals Plan to Help With Overcrowding]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:48:25 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/metra-generic.jpg
Metra wants riders to know they hear their concerns and they’re working to fix the problems.

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<![CDATA[Spokane Diocese Settles Cupich Lawsuit]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:38:20 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/172*120/459198218.jpg
The Catholic Diocese of Spokane has settled a lawsuit filed by Chicago’s current Archbishop Blaise Cupich when he was Bishop of the Church in Washington.]]>
<![CDATA[Willie Wilson Debuts New Radio Ad]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:42:51 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Willie+Wilson.jpg
Advertising is about getting someone’s attention, and that’s certainly what mayoral candidate Willie Wilson’s new radio ad does.
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<![CDATA[Suburban Junior High Teacher Charged With Sexual Abuse]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:33:02 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/205*120/CARA+LABUS1.JPG
A southwest suburban junior high school teacher and basketball coach has been charged for allegedly sexually abusing two minors – both former students.]]>
<![CDATA[Predators, Jets Striving to Keep Blackhawks from Central Title]]> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:12:51 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/186*120/462026654.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks aren't defending Central Division champions, and they're not in first place at the All-Star Break, but players within the division still look at them as the team to beat.]]>