<![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 Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:10:18 -0500 Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:10:18 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Former Teacher Charged With Sex Abuse]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:34:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/handcuffs-generic-on-black.jpg
A former technology teacher at suburban Hinsdale Central High School has been charged with sexually abusing a 16-year-old girl, who was a student at the school.]]>
<![CDATA[One Killed, Two Injured in House Party Shooting]]> Sat, 25 Apr 2015 10:47:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/roseland+house+party+shooting.jpg
A woman was killed and two men injured in a shooting at a house party Friday night in the South Side Roseland neighborhood.

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<![CDATA[White Sox-Royals Game Suspended by Rain]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:08:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP464354936865.jpg
Teams were tied at 2 heading into the ninth inning.]]>
<![CDATA[Former Hinsdale Teacher Charged With Sex Abuse]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 23:43:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/hempstead+schools+classroom.jpg
James Bryla, A former teacher at Hinsdale Central High School, was charged for allegedly having sexual contact with a 16-year-old in 2011. NBC Chicago's Natalie Martinez reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Family to Feds: New Clue Could Crack Death Case]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 22:50:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Trage-OConnor-jpg.jpg
Family presses FBI to reopen case of mother who died in Mexico after author finds records showing mysterious phone call.]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Consumes Homer Glen Home]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:40:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/homer-glen-fire-1.jpg
Flames were seen blowing out all areas of the two-story home on the 15500 block of W. 159th St. at about 7 p.m.

Photo Credit: Todd Sherman, Network Video Productions]]>
<![CDATA[Girl Battling Cancer Has Block Named in Her Honor]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:11:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Emily-Beazley-street-2.JPG
Emily Beazley stopped her treatment for non-Hodgkins lymphoma earlier this week after doctors said it wasn't working.

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<![CDATA[Retiring Judge Shares Stories From Behind the Bench]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:58:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/james-holderman-1.jpg
Judge James Holderman was appointed to the federal bench by President Ronald Reagan in September of 1984.]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Left in Animal Control Van for "Several Days"]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:24:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/missy-cacc-dog.jpg
"Missy" was examined and doing well Friday after reportedly being left without food and water for several days.

Photo Credit: Josh Feeney]]>
<![CDATA[Reports: Eagles Could Trade Up for Mariota]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:59:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/463866594+%281%29.jpg
The Tennessee Titans currently hold the number two overall pick in the NFL Draft, but that pick could be feeling like a lucky lottery ticket as the Philadelphia Eagles are reportedly exploring a huge offer...]]>
<![CDATA[Darling Named Starter for Game 6]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:32:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/456093968.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks will go back to goaltender Scott Darling for Game 6 of their series with the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[2 Arrested in Portage Park Standoff ]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:05:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/swat.png
A man and woman were arrested Friday after a SWAT team responded to a standoff on Chicago’s Northwest Side, police said.
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<![CDATA[Rozsival Struggles Again as Hawks Fall ]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 12:16:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/202*120/Rozsival.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks had a chance to knock off the Nashville Predators on Thursday night, but two Michal Rozsival miscues helped force a Game 6 in Chicago.]]>
<![CDATA[Pros.: Man Who Shot Woman Thought She Gave Him STD]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:37:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Myron-Mason-2.jpg
A 33-year-old man accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend eight times in front of their children allegedly believed the woman gave him a sexually transmitted disease, prosecutors said.]]>
<![CDATA[Take Our News Quiz]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:56:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/5-NEWS-QUIZ-2.png
How well did you pay attention to local headlines this week? Take our five-question quiz to find out!
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<![CDATA[Ed Debevic’s to be Replaced With High-Rise]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:48:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/11137110_10152876011048299_1762192408383809822_n.jpg
Ed Debevic’s and their infamous snarky waitstaff will be packing up shop at the Chicago River North location and moving elsewhere – so the space can be used for a brand new high-rise.

Photo Credit: Ed Debevic's]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Charged With Threatening Teacher on Social Media]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:13:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/262*120/marist+threat.jpg
A 16-year-old boy faces a felony charge after he allegedly threatened a Chicago teacher on social media, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Flash Survey: Are You Worried About the Hawks?]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:54:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/flash+survey+new.jpg
Does last night's loss have you worried about the Blackhawks? Vote here.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Police Warn About Armed Robberies In Rogers Park ]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:57:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/210*120/police+siren.JPG
Chicago police issued a community alert Friday after series of armed robberies in the city’s Rogers Park neighborhood on the far north side.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Man Makes Epic Burger at McDonald's Kiosk]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:35:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/mcdonalds-nutrition-kiosk-0.jpg
There’s the Big Mac, and then there’s the Big Max.]]>
<![CDATA[Ill. Tollway Picks Winners of Safety Signs Contest]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:45:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Illinois+Tollway+42511.jpg
Illinois Tollway said more than 22,000 votes determined the three winners. The signs are aimed at stopping impaired driving, distracted driving and not wearing seat belts.

Photo Credit: Julia Buckley]]>
<![CDATA[Emanuel Names Claypool Next Chief of Staff]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:08:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/claypool-emanuel1.jpg
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday named Forrest Claypool as his next Chief of Staff.]]>
<![CDATA[Royals Beat White Sox in 13 Innings]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:37:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP204174102326.jpg
Kansas City 3, Chicago 2]]>
<![CDATA[Predators Force Game 6, Beat Blackhawks 5-2]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:21:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP308023450544.jpg
In a scene painfully familiar to Chicago Blackhawks fans, the Nashville Predators struck for three goals in the third period of Game 5 to grab a 5-2 win on Thursday night.]]>
<![CDATA[Derailments Put Safety Record of Crude Oil Trains in Question]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 23:13:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/galena-train-fire-1.jpg
Emergency officials say Galena incident highlights importance for communities to work together and for residents to have a safety plan.]]>
<![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[Stage Collapses During Ind. High School Production]]> Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:17:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/indiana_stage_collapse_1200x675_433481795832.jpg
Students were performing "American Pie" at Westfield High School in suburban Indianapolis when a portion of the stage collapsed.]]>
<![CDATA[Family Member Helped Arrest Man Accused in Hostage Hoax]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 21:08:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/vaplo+alert+clemens+mugshot.jpg
Cousin of Michael Clemens is a police officer and heard caller's name on police scanners, prosecutors said.]]>
<![CDATA[Empowering the Disabled Through Employment]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:19:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/THE+ANIXTER+CENTER.png
The Anixter Center is one of the largest non-profits in the Chicago area. Their mission is to help children and adults with disabilities in every way possible. NBC 5's Art Norman reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Watch: Cardinal Francis George's Funeral]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:15:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/George-Holy-Name.jpg
Watch Cardinal Francis George's funeral, which was held Thursday, April 23, at Holy Name Cathedral.

Photo Credit: Natalie Martinez
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<![CDATA[Feds to Airlines: Look Out for Hackers]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:40:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/airplane-hacking.jpg
Alert from TSA and FBI was sent privately to airlines just days after a security researcher claimed to have hacked into a United Airlines flight.
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<![CDATA[Chicago Ice Cream Shop Closes, Recalls Products]]> Thu, 23 Apr 2015 18:28:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/219*120/jeni%27s+ice+cream+sign.jpg
Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams has closed their North Side Chicago shop and recalled all of their products due to possible listeria contamination, the company announced Thursday.

Photo Credit: NBCChicago]]>