<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Chicago News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usTue, 17 Jan 2017 20:20:35 -0600Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:20:35 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Chicago Saw Surge of Bank Robberies in 2016, FBI Says]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:13:09 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bankrobber0117.png
The numbers are in, and 2016 was a big year for bank robberies in Chicago.]]>
<![CDATA[CPD's Community Policing Advisory Panel Holds 1st Meeting]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 19:32:16 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cpd+panel+117.png
The Chicago Police Department's new Community Policing Advisory Panel held its first meeting on Tuesday, just days after the U.S. Department of Justice released its report finding that CPD has violated...]]>
<![CDATA[Durbin to Sessions: Allow Russian Hacking Investigations]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:39:54 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_17010580743939-session.jpg
Sen. Dick Durbin and Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee sent a letter Tuesday urging Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, to allow Russian...

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<![CDATA[Hollywood Director: Emanuel's Brother Has Trump's Ear]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:25:44 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ari+trump.jpg
Director Peter Berg told the Hollywood Reporter that Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s liberal brother, talent agent Ari Emanuel, has been keeping in touch with President-elect Donald Trump, his former client.]]>
<![CDATA[Rauner: Skipping Trump's Inauguration Won't Hurt Illinoisans]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:23:58 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_863097762336-sm.jpg
Gov. Bruce Rauner told reporters Tuesday that his choice to skip President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration wouldn’t have a negative impact on Illinoisans.

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<![CDATA[Video: David Ross Accidentally Photobombs Anthony Rizzo]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:08:24 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/david+ross+selfie2+GettyImages-621152842.png
Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo has a penchant for goofing around for cameras and taking selfies, but it was one of his former teammates that got busted for an inadvertent photobomb at the White...

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<![CDATA[Mild Temps Make for Tough Conditions for Winter Businesses]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:02:04 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021655550_1200x675_856750147869.jpg
Unseasonably warm temperatures in the Chicago area may be pleasant for many residents, but for businesses that depend on cold and snowy city winters, things are very different. Trina Orlando reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Children's Theatre Moves Into New Home]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:59:43 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021655536_1200x675_856750147871.jpg
After relying on other venues for over a decade, the Chicago Children's Theatre has set up shop in the West Loop. LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]>
<![CDATA[How Much Snow Would Chicago Have if Temps Were Colder]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:54:14 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/chicago+snow+generic+2.jpg
If it were colder, how much snow would Chicago have right now? Alicia Roman breaks down the unseasonably warm weather.]]>
<![CDATA[School Bus Rolls Over on I-294, Multiple Lanes Closed]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:21:46 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/school+bus+ax5.JPG
A school bus rolled over on Interstate 294 in a southwest Chicago suburb during rush hour Tuesday, sending three people to the hospital after authorities believe the driver suffered a seizure while driving. ]]>
<![CDATA[Suburban Boy is Youngest in US to Get Small Artificial Heart]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:18:13 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jaheim.png
A young suburban Chicago boy has become the youngest and smallest patient in the country to receive a smaller artificial heart while he waits for his second transplant in less than five years.]]>
<![CDATA[Yelp's Top Places to Eat Only Includes 1 Illinois Restaurant]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:41:57 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Gourmet-Food-Generic_0925.jpg
Yelp released its Top 100 Places to Eat for 2017 Tuesday—and only one Illinois restaurant made the cut—and it’s not in Chicago.]]>
<![CDATA[40K Expected at Women's March on Chicago, Organizers Say]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:45:45 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-623042940.jpg
Organizers say at least 40,000 people have registered to be a part of the Women's March on Chicago this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Chase ATMs Will Rebrand as Citibank at Chicago Walgreens]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 15:06:07 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Walgreens+Pharmacy1.png
Chase Bank automated teller machines will be replaced by Citibank ATMs at Chicago-area Walgreens stores, the Chicago Tribune is reporting.

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<![CDATA[Rodgers' Father Opens Up About Family's Rift With NFL Star]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 14:05:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631769054.jpg
After Jordan Rodgers first talked about his troubled relationship with his brother Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rogers on “The Bachelorette" last week, it appears things could be even worse than...

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<![CDATA['Wicked' Coming Back to Chicago in 2017]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:06:31 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Wicked-AP_041014017325.jpg
Chances are, this is going to be popular: Broadway hit “Wicked” is returning to Chicago for a limited time this year.

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<![CDATA[Café 5 Recipe: Tandoori Skirt Steak From Vermilion’s Chef Rohini Dey]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:16:24 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Tandoori+Skirt+Steak.png
Chicago Restaurant Week returns next Friday for two weeks of dining deals across the city.

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<![CDATA[Women's March on Chicago: See the Full Route]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:24:44 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-620926912.jpg
Demonstrators are expected to hit Chicago streets this weekend by the thousands for the Women's March on Chicago. See the full route they are expected to march along.

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<![CDATA[Street Closures Anticipated for Women's March on Chicago]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:09:48 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-620927030.jpg
Thousands of demonstrators are expected to take to city streets this weekend for the Women's March on Chicago, one day after Donald Trump's inauguration.

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<![CDATA[Jay Cutler Surprises Wife Kristin Cavallari for 30th]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:43:33 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/169*120/GettyImages-631289556.jpg
Chicago Bears fans may be unimpressed with Jay Cutler’s performance as quarterback, but his wife Kristin Cavallari can’t stop gushing over how he’s doing as husband and father to their three children.

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<![CDATA[$52M Refund for Those Who Bought Milk in 15 States]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:22:51 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/229*120/milk+1.png


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<![CDATA[Surveillance Video Shows Armed Robbery Suburban Subway Store]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:34:46 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/218*120/palos+park+subway.png
Police are looking for a man who robbed a Subway sandwich shop at gunpoint Monday morning in south suburban Palos Park.]]>
<![CDATA[3 Killed, 1 Critical in Single-Vehicle Crash on Eisenhower]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:49:12 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/219*120/ike+crash.png
Three people were killed and and another person was critically injured in a crash early Tuesday on the Eisenhower Expressway, police said.

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<![CDATA[Students Raise Cash For Families After Teacher Loses Sister]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:34 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/trinity0116.png
Three Tinley Park fifth-graders are attempting to transform a tragedy into something positive after their teacher’s sister died in a headon car accident.]]>
<![CDATA[After Mass Shooting in Mexico, a Chicago-Area Man Comes Home]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:54:26 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_17016542229030-blue-parrot-mexico-club-shooting.jpg
A suburban Chicago man is back in the United States after surviving a mass shooting that left five dead Monday in a nightclub in Mexico.

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<![CDATA[Woman, 20, Dies in Sledding Accident at Ski Resort]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:55:31 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/skislope0116.jpg
A woman was killed Monday at a ski resort in Michigan when she struck a building at a high rate of speed, officials say.

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<![CDATA[David Ross Talks About His New Role With the Cubs]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:45:17 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021619638_1200x675_855573059740.jpg
Retired catcher David Ross developed quite a following with the Cubs, and his time on the North Side isn't done yet, as the team named him special assistant to baseball operations on Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[The Cubs' Visit to the White House, As Told by the Players]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:28:06 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631833948.jpg
The Chicago Cubs' visit to the White House was filled with surprises, jokes, gifts and plenty of unforgettable moments. But a lot happened behind-the-scenes of the visit that many fans didn't get to see.
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<![CDATA[Rev. Pfleger Delivers Fiery MLK Day Speech in Atlanta]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 19:23:01 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/pfleger+atlanta+mlk+day.png
Chicago's Rev. Michael Pfleger traveled to Atlanta this Martin Luther King holiday to be the keynote speaker at the civil rights icon's Ebenezer Baptist Church.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Pays Tribute to MLK]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:57:19 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021636831_1200x675_856034371641.jpg
Several events in Chicago honored the legacy of slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, part of a larger, nationwide tribute. Regina Waldroup reports.]]>
<![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[Amid Political Divide, Chicago Pays Tribute to MLK]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:52:27 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/216*120/mlk+chicago+honor.png
This year's tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Chicago could not escape the political divisions felt nationwide. Mary Ann Ahern reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Obama and Emanuel Still Tight After Two Terms]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:23:02 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/obama-rahm-AP61130604511.jpg
President Barack Obama met with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Monday during the World Series champion Chicago Cubs' visit to the White House, capping off two terms of a close relationship.

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<![CDATA[Women's March Chicago Moves Start Location]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:07:49 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/NH-trump-protest-Sunday.jpg
With thousands of people expected to gather for the Women’s March in Chicago this weekend, the location has shifted to avoid damaging the city’ s Grant Park, organizers announced.]]>
<![CDATA[Mental Health Crisis Training Given to Chicago Authorities]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:53:18 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/crisistrainning0116.png
Mental health crisis intervention training is now being given to Chicago police, fire and Office of Emergency Management and Communication personnel in the wake of several high-profile deadly incidents.]]>
<![CDATA[Boy, 12, Dies After Barrington Bicycle Accident]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:09:38 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ambulance+GettyImages-478895016.jpg
A 12-year-old boy died in suburban Barrington Saturday after sustaining a “severe head injury” during a bicycle accident, authorities confirmed Monday.

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<![CDATA[Obama's 12 Best Jokes During the Cubs' White House Visit]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:37:46 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631833486.png
The 2016 Chicago Cubs were hot nearly all season long - and at the White House ceremony honoring the World Series champs, President Obama's jokes were on fire.

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<![CDATA[Butler Uses Heckler as Motivation in Win Over Grizzlies]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 15:07:18 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-620893754.jpg
We've all seen hecklers at sporting events, and while most of the time athletes tune them out, Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler did something even better: he shut the loud fan up.

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<![CDATA[Obama Reveals One Thing He and David Ross Have in Common]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:58:03 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-631833968.jpg
What do a powerful White Sox fan and a famed Chicago Cubs catcher have in common?Many fans of the rivaling teams may not be able to come up with an answer for that, but for President Barack Obama and...

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