<![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-usFri, 21 Jul 2017 09:51:37 -0500Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:51:37 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Forecast: Hot & Humid Again]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:21:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000024714428_1200x675_1005510723575.jpg
Andy Avalos has the latest forecast update for the Chicago area. ]]>
<![CDATA[Metra Trains Halted in Arlington Heights After Person Hit]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:32:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-31529591.jpg
A person was hit by a train in Arlington Heights Friday morning, halting all trains in the area during morning rush hour.

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<![CDATA[Rapping Chicago Teacher Debuts New Song in Old Navy Collab]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:20:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/217*120/reed0823.png
Last year, young teacher Dwayne Reed welcomed students to class with a song that would ultimately become a viral sensation. This year, he's welcoming students with a new tune.
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<![CDATA[3 Wounded in Dan Ryan Expressway Shooting]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 06:42:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/dan-ryan-express+-+00032106_28137130.jpg
Three people were wounded in a shooting on the Dan Ryan Expressway early Friday morning, authorities said, including a man who claimed he was walking near the scene where the shooting took place when he was hit...]]>
<![CDATA[Suburban Couple Caught Between Bankrupt Business and Bank]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 22:53:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/NBC+5+Responds+Placeholder.JPG
What started out as a simple kitchen upgrade for Pam and Rusty Allen went downhill fast after the Lake Zurich couple said they found themselves stuck between a bankrupt business and a big bank.]]>
<![CDATA[Waves of Rain, Heat and Humidity on Tap for Chicago]]> Fri, 21 Jul 2017 06:57:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/andy+rain+totals_28137197.jpg
The Chicago area is in for a rough start to the weekend, as waves of rain and excessive heat and humidity will roll into the area.]]>
<![CDATA[34-Year-Old Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:30:45 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ambulance-shutterstock_565683793.jpg
A 34-year-old man was killed on Thursday night after the motorcycle he was driving crashed into a car on Lower Wacker Drive.]]>
<![CDATA[Six People Rescued From Elevator at Marina Towers]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:55:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-57256423.jpg
The Chicago Fire Department says that six people who were trapped in an elevator at the Marina City towers have been rescued.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Public Schools Receive 2017-18 Budget]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:26:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Lawmakers+Debate+7-20.png
Chicago Public Schools principals received their 2017-18 budgets today, and the financial details included $300 million in funding from the state of Illinois.

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<![CDATA[6 Things to Do This Weekend in The Chicago Area: July 21-23]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:41:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/taste+of+river+north+2.jpg
Check out this list of 6 events happening this weekend in the Chicago area

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<![CDATA[Karen Lewis Offers Advice to Sen. McCain as Fellow Patients]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:28:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/karen+lewis+mccain.png
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis has a message for Sen. John McCain in the wake of his brain tumor diagnosis.

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<![CDATA[Maddon to Appear on 'Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly']]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:41:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Joe+Maddon.png
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon has long been a big supporter of charitable efforts in his hometown of Hazleton, PA, and his work will be featured on this week’s episode of “Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly.”
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<![CDATA[Arrest Made in Hit and Run Death of 5-Year-Old Girl]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:54:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/5yo+hit+and+run.PNG
Police say that an arrest has been made in the case of a 5-year-old girl that was struck and killed by a vehicle on Tuesday evening.]]>
<![CDATA[First West Nile Case of Year Reported in Will County]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:57:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/shutterstock_tlmd_1_mosquito1.jpg
A man in Will County has the first documented case of West Nile Virus in the state of Illinois this year, the Department of Public Health announced on Thursday.]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Attack in River North Leaves Two Dogs Injured]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:50:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Web+-+Dog+Attack_28130978.jpg
Two dogs were attacked at a River North dog park on Sunday morning, and an owner is looking for answers after the scary incident.

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<![CDATA[Could Rose Be On Bulls' Radar?]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:09:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/TLMD-derrick-rose-a-los-knicks-efe.jpg
Chicago Bulls fans had mixed reactions when the team traded point guard Derrick Rose last offseason, but how would they react to a return from the former NBA MVP?]]>
<![CDATA[Cops Trying to Arrest Naked Man Accidentally Set Him on Fire]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 14:51:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/taser.PNG
Police officers in a Wisconsin town accidentally set a half-naked man on fire while trying to arrest him last week.]]>
<![CDATA[Two Men Found Shot to Death in SUV in Aurora]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:28:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/crime+scene+tape+stock.jpg
Aurora Police are investigating after two men were found shot to death inside an SUV on Thursday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[10 Things To Know About the Upcoming Solar Eclipse ]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 19:33:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-solar+eclipse.jpg
Before watching the 2017 solar eclipse, read these 10 facts to prepare!

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<![CDATA[Confusion Over Whether Rauner Will Sign Automatic Voter Registration: Sources]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 16:38:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-621754002.jpg
Several sources tell NBC 5 that Gov. Bruce Rauner had planned to sign the new Automatic Voter Registration bill last week during the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Convention, but at the last minute the event was...

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<![CDATA[Your Storm Photos: July 20]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:51:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/storm+7-20.jpg


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<![CDATA[Man Caught on Camera Riding on Top of CTA Bus]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 11:52:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cta+bus+rider.jpg
A man was caught on camera Wednesday afternoon riding on top of a Chicago Transit Authority bus while smoking a cigarette.

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<![CDATA[Forecast: Stormy Start]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:37:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000024693854_1200x675_1004320323954.jpg
Andy Avalos has the latest forecast update for the Chicago area. ]]>
<![CDATA[Top American Runners Announced for 40th Chicago Marathon]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 09:05:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/american+marathoners+2.jpg
Two-time Olympic medalist Galen Rupp and American marathon debut record holder Jordan Hasay are among the leaders of a deep field of elite American runners taking part in the 40th annual Bank of America Chicago...

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<![CDATA[Track Rain, Storms on Live Doppler 5 Radar]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:11:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/live+doppler+51.jpg
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<![CDATA[Rainfall Totals From Across Chicago Area Thursday]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 08:07:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/pete+dashcam++aux+39+-+06570425_28122149.jpg
Storms continued to move through parts of northern Illinois Thursday morning, hitting communities hard hit by flooding last week. Here's a look at rain totals as of early Thursday morning.
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<![CDATA[Teen Shot While Answering Door at NW Indiana Home: Family]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:21:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/17yo+shot+bell+pic.jpg
A 17-year-old girl was shot and killed Wednesday night while answering the door to her northwest Indiana home during a movie night with her family, family members said.

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<![CDATA[3 Hurt as Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down I-94 in Skokie]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 06:18:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/edens+2_28118893.jpg
A multi-vehicle crash in Skokie overnight left at least one person seriously injured and closed all southbound lanes of Interstate 94 during the Thursday morning rush hour, police said.

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<![CDATA[Alderman Doesn’t Regret Controversial Remarks on Killings]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:31:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ray0719.png
Ald. Ray Lopez of the 15th Ward says he has no regrets about the controversial remarks he made following a shooting that left two dead and eight injured in his southwest side ward.]]>
<![CDATA[Moncada Gets Picked Up by Teammate at Airport]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 19:43:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-6442324161.jpg
Chicago White Sox super prospect Yoan Moncada joined the big league team on Wednesday, but instead of getting a chauffeur service from the airport, the youngster decided on a much cooler approach.

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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[Crews Rush to Fix Gurnee Sinkhole]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:39:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_6P_SINKHOLE_HUSH.jpg
Road repairs are underway in Gurnee after rain caused a sinkhole to open up throughout the community, and it's a race against the clock as more rain is in the forecast. NBC 5's Chris Hush reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Man's Chicago Rowing Mission Featured in TED Talk]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:04:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Rowing+7-19.png
More than 10 years ago, Montana Butsch turned his dream into a reality when he created the Chicago Training Center.

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<![CDATA[Mugshot of Disheveled Dennis Hastert Released]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:36:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Hastert+Update.png
A new mugshot of Dennis Hastert, the former U.S. House speaker embattled in a sex abuse scandal, was released by authorities Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Man, 2 Children Shot on West Side: Police]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:05:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/windshieldshots0719.png
Two children and a 27-year-old man were shot Wednesday on the city’s West Side, police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Unseen Vivian Maier Photos Given to University of Chicago]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 17:51:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*150/maier02.jpg
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<![CDATA['Fire Garpax' Billboard Goes Up in Chicago]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 16:18:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-5210204661.jpg
A group of Chicago Bulls fans frustrated with the team's direction erected a billboard reading "Fire Garpax" on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Moncada's Call-Up a Big Step for White Sox]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:42:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-811438976.jpg
The Chicago White Sox will mark a significant step forward in their rebuilding process on Wednesday night when Yoan Moncada makes his debut with the team.

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<![CDATA[Dispatcher Shot Woman, 18, After Traffic Dispute: Source]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:05:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ashlandshooting0718.JPG
An 18-year-old was shot by a woman at a Chicago intersection Wednesday after a “verbal traffic dispute” turned physical, a source confirmed to NBC 5.]]>
<![CDATA[Child Left in Hot Car at Portillo's on National Hot Dog Day]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:19:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/portillos1.jpg
A person is in custody after police say a child was left in a hot vehicle near a Portillo's restaurant on National Hot Dog Day.

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<![CDATA[Severe Weather, Storms Roll Over Chicago Area]]> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:56:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ir+7-20.png
Severe weather rolled over the Chicago area Wednesday night and into Thursday morning as thunderstorms persisted into the overnight hours.
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<![CDATA[Quintana Won't Pitch Against Former Team]]> Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:25:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-815673568.jpg
Chicago Cubs and White Sox fans hoping that Jose Quintana would get a chance to pitch against his former team next week are likely going to be disappointed after Joe Maddon's latest decision.

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