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Monday, May 4, 2015 at 04:26 PM CDT

10 Things to Know About The Lucas Museum

10 Things to Know About The Lucas Museum

In honor of national Star Wars Day Monday, here are 10 things to know about the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art imposing its force on Chicago.

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 05:40 PM CDT

Obama Library, Lucas Museum Climb Last Hurdle

Obama Library, Lucas Museum Climb Last Hurdle

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation Friday strengthening the city's legal ability to build the project on public park land.

Thursday, Mar 12, 2015 at 03:44 PM CDT

Court Says Suit Against Lucas Museum on Park Land Can Proceed

Court Says Suit Against Lucas Museum on Park Land Can Proceed

A judge ruled Thursday that the nonprofit Friends of the Parks could proceed with its lawsuit against the proposed use of Chicago park land for the site of the Lucas Museum.

Tuesday, Mar 3, 2015 at 07:25 PM CST

Oakland Mayor Woos George Lucas for Museum

Oakland Mayor Woos George Lucas for Museum

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf hopes that George Lucas will consider bringing his museum to the East Bay if plans in Chicago don't work out.

Tuesday, Nov 25, 2014 at 01:34 PM CST

Judge to City: Don't Touch Lucas Museum Site Yet

Judge to City: Don't Touch Lucas Museum Site Yet

A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the city not to physically alter the proposed site of the George Lucas Museum until further order of the court during the opening legal battle between the city and opponents of...

Tuesday, Nov 18, 2014 at 12:49 PM CST

Lucas Museum Names Founding President

Lucas Museum Names Founding President

The museum planned for Chicago announced its development will be guided by Crystal Bridge Museum of American Art president Don Bacigalupi.

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Another Violent Summer Kick-Off: More Than 50 Shot in City

Another Violent Summer Kick-Off: More Than 50 Shot in City

Chicago police beefed up patrols for Memorial Day after more than 50 people were shot during a violent first two days of the long holiday weekend.

Memorial Day Parades and Ceremonies

Memorial Day Parades and Ceremonies

Retired U.S. Army Sgt. Jason Smith lost both legs in combat, but is now on a mission to help build homes for other wounded war veterans. NBC 5's Kye Martin reports.

Gorilla Shooting Sparks Memory of Brookfield Zoo Incident

Gorilla Shooting Sparks Memory of Brookfield Zoo Incident

A small boy climbed a railing and fell 18 feet into the gorilla den at the Brookfield Zoo.

Man Sets Self on Fire at Chicago Street Festival

Man Sets Self on Fire at Chicago Street Festival

A police spokeswoman says two officers were hospitalized after a man set himself and a building on fire during a Chicago street festival.

Obama Lays Wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

Obama Lays Wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

President Barack Obama laid a wreath Monday at the Tomb of the Unknowns to honor members of the military who died serving their country. Obama's appearance at Arlington National Cemetery carries on a...

Protect Against Grill Brush Bristles in Your Burger

Protect Against Grill Brush Bristles in Your Burger

Cleaning your grill with the wrong brush could pose a bigger hazard than not cleaning it at all.