<![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, 28 May 2015 15:19:00 -0500 Thu, 28 May 2015 15:19:00 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[ Flight Attendant Who Took Photo in Plane's Engine Finds Support]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 15:15:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Screen+Shot+2015-05-28+at+2.24.44+PM.png
A labor union representing flight attendants is backing one of their own amid a controversy involving a photo of the airline employee posing inside of a plane’s engine. The Spirit Airlines flight attendant...

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<![CDATA[Naperville Man Pleads Guilty in Chicago-Area FAA Fire]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 12:06:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Brian-Howard.jpg
The man accused of sabotaging a Federal Aviation Administration facility in Aurora last fall pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he damaged the center by fire, forcing the cancellation of thousands of flights.]]>
<![CDATA[Report Names Chicago "Corruption Capital of America"]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 11:39:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chicago+skyline+generic.jpg
Chicago has maintained its first-place status, but not for something the city should be proud of.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Bulls Fire Head Coach Tom Thibodeau]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 14:33:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/205*120/Thibodeau_2014.jpg
The Chicago Bulls have parted ways with head coach Tom Thibodeau, the team announced Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Mom Given Life-Saving Kidney After Son's Unexpected Death]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 11:57:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/219*120/docs-generic.jpg
When 24-year-old Ronald Perry unexpectedly passed away from a stroke earlier this month, he left his mother one last, life-saving gift.

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<![CDATA[Man Tried to Lure Kids With Game of "Hide and Seek"]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 08:48:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/Police+Sirens.JPG
A man tried to lure a 5-year-old boy and a 7-year-old girl from a playground in suburban Lisle Wednesday by promising them a game of “hide and seek,” police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago-Area Teen Advances to Spelling Bee Semifinals]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 08:40:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/spelling_bee_5.jpg
One of eight Chicago-area teens to compete in the 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee has advanced to the semifinals.

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<![CDATA[Should Stoner's Controversial Goal Have Counted for Ducks? ]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 11:58:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-474751920.jpg
The Anaheim Ducks scored a controversial goal on Wednesday night as Jakob Silfverberg interfered with Corey Crawford, but should the tally have counted?

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<![CDATA[Keith, Desjardins Key as Hawks Force Game 7]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 06:49:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Blackhawks-Ducks-G6-4.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks did something on Wednesday that no other team has done in this postseason: they beat the Anaheim Ducks in regulation thanks to the efforts of guys like Duncan Keith and Andrew Desjardins.

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<![CDATA["Suspicious Fire" Leaves Man Critically Wounded]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 06:41:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/ashburn+columbus+fire.jpg
A “suspicious” fire left a man critically injured on Chicago's Southwest Side Thursday, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Construction to Begin at Damen-Elston-Fullerton Intersection]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 06:21:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/210*120/DEF_aerialexhibit+%281%29.jpg
Work is slated to begin Thursday on a project to realign a congested intersection in Chicago that has been the source of debate among city officials and residents for several years.

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<![CDATA[Dog Stolen From Chicago Condo Reunited With Owner]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 05:38:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/226*120/barnaby+returned.jpg
A Chicago man has been reunited with his beloved terrier after the dog was stolen from his West loop condo building last week.]]>
<![CDATA[Rand Paul Visits Chicago's South Side]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 00:00:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/rand-paul-thumb-GettyImages-473657456.jpg
Sen. Rand Paul says violence that plagues lower income neighborhoods is "not a racial thing" but a "spiritual problem."

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<![CDATA[Viewer Photos: May 27 Rainbows]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 23:43:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/299*120/0a71a6ab7ad9490cacee017008a1ef1e.jpg
NBC Chicago viewers shared images of rainbows -- some photos showing double rainbows -- captured Wednesday, May 27, 2015.

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<![CDATA[Men Dressed as Women Rob Luxury Chicago Shop]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 23:14:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/eDrop-Off-Surveilance-1.jpg
Owner of Lincoln Park's eDrop-Off store says calls to 911 went unanswered after Wednesday afternoon heist.]]>
<![CDATA[Video Shows Man Kicking Puppy]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 22:31:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012591277_1200x675_452930115687.jpg
An alert guard alerted police after witnessing the abuse via security camera. NBC Chicago's Lauren Jiggetts reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Airline Customers Who Complained About Post-Death Denials Get Results]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 22:14:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/aa+suit.jpg
Country’s largest airline won’t comment on alleged pattern of poor customer service.

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<![CDATA[Pit Bull Owner Fights to Save Pet From Euthanasia]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 21:24:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/rosco-pit-bull.jpg
Michelle Gwinn was forced to turn over her dog, Rosco, back in March following an encounter with a shih tzu that left the smaller dog dead.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex-49er McDonald Arrested Again]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 08:40:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/th-may-25-ray-mcdonald-mug.jpg
Ex-San Francisco 49ers lineman Ray McDonald was arrested for the second time this week on Wednesday afternoon, this time for violating a restraining order, according to the Santa Clara Police...

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<![CDATA[Riot Fest Unveils 2015 Music Lineup]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 11:24:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/NBC+Riot+Fest_043.jpg
Music lovers in September will be jumping around to the sounds of No Doubt, Snoop Dogg, Iggy Pop, Motorhead and others.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Force Game 7 in Dramatic Win]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 22:02:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Blackhawks-Ducks-G6-5.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks got two goals from Andrew Shaw and knocked off the Anaheim Ducks by a score of 5-2 on Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[U of C Students, Staffer Robbed in Rash of Incidents]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 17:52:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/U-of-C-police.jpg
Campus officials said there have been three incidents since last Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Mom of 4-Year-Old Shot: "God Showed Us a Miracle"]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 16:19:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Jacele+Johnson.jpg
Days after brain surgery following a gunshot wound to the head, a 4-year-old girl was alert, talking, and had regained some movement.]]>
<![CDATA[Teravainen's Skill on Full Display vs. Ducks ]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 15:40:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Blackhawks-Ducks-G5-1.jpg
Chicago Blackhawks winger Teuvo Teravainen was benched for Game 3 of the Western Conference Final, but he's responded with two great games to show that he belongs on the big playoff stage.

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<![CDATA[ME: Food Writer's Death Ruled an Accident]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 15:25:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Josh-Ozersky.jpg
Josh Ozersky, of Manhattan, was found May 4 in a room on the seventh floor of the Conrad Chicago Hotel.

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<![CDATA[George McCaskey Disusses Ray McDonald Arrest]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 13:20:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/web-may-25-ray-mcdonald-mug.jpg
In his first interview since Ray McDonald's arrest and release by the Chicago Bears, team chairman George McCaskey expressed remorse for the signing and confidence in Ryan Pace's job performance.

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<![CDATA[Cooking Paella With Chef Tim Graham]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 10:04:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/218*120/tim+graham+paella.jpg
This week, Chef Tim Graham from Travelle, who shows us how to make his Green Farro Paella recipe.]]>
<![CDATA[Photo Shows 2 Cops Posing With Black Man Wearing Antlers]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 08:21:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cops+antler+photo+with+blur.jpg
A photo of two white police officers posing with rifles as they stand over a black man lying on his stomach with deer antlers on his head has sparked outrage.

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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[Martellus Bennett Skips OTA Workouts at Halas Hall]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 12:10:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/162*120/459183898.jpg
With rumors swirling that he's dissatisfied with his contract status, Chicago Bears tight end Martellus Bennett was a no-show at the team's OTA workouts on Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Make Lineup Tweaks Ahead of Game 6 ]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 19:00:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/david+rundblad+getty.jpg
With their season on the line Wednesday night, the Chicago Blackhawks are going to make a lineup change, with Kimmo Timonen coming out and David Rundblad being added to the mix for Game 6.

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<![CDATA[NWS: EF-0 Tornado Hit Summit Tuesday]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 18:33:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/summit-wx-1.jpg
An EF-0 tornado hit Summit, Illinois during storms Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Taste of Chicago 2015 Food Lineup Revealed]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 11:38:45 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/taste-of-chicago.jpg
Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Wednesday the lineup of restaurants for the Taste of Chicago.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicagoans Make Forbes' List of "World's Most Powerful Women"]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 11:34:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP354487645528.jpg
Forbes has released its list of the “World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” and a number of leading ladies have Chicago ties.

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<![CDATA[CTA Shames Inconsiderate Passengers in New Campaign]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 11:27:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/305*120/Courtesy+Campaign+FINAL_CREATIVE_May2015-3+thumb.jpg
The Chicago Transit Authority shames inconsiderate riders in a new "courtesy campaign."

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<![CDATA[CTA Ads Shame Inconsiderate Passengers]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 09:52:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/305*120/Courtesy+Campaign+FINAL_CREATIVE_May2015-9.jpg
The Chicago Transit Authority has launched a new courtesy campaign to encourage riders against inconsiderate behaviors.

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