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14 Chicago-Area Hot Dog Joints Named as 'America's Best'
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14 Chicago-Area Hot Dog Joints Named as 'America's Best'

Chicago reaffirmed its hot dog supremacy this week as 14 area hot dog joints were named in a list of the nation's best. Read »

5 hours ago
Perfect Weather in Store for Holiday Weekend

Perfect Weather in Store for Holiday Weekend

The holiday weekend forecast for the Chicago area sounds almost too good to be true. Watch »

6 hours ago
6 Sharks That Could Be Responsible for the NC Attacks

6 Sharks That Could Be Responsible for the NC Attacks

Authorities are monitoring the waters off the North Carolina coast after a string of shark attacks that began in... Read »

4 hours ago
Desjardins Re-Signs With Blackhawks: Reports

Desjardins Re-Signs With Blackhawks: Reports

The Chicago Blackhawks added another veteran winger to the roster on Friday, reportedly re-signing Andrew Desjardins... Read »

2 hours ago
Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in Chicago Area

Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in Chicago Area

The entire Chicago area will celebrate the Fourth of July this weekend with fireworks shows galore. Read »

Jul 1, 2015
Union Lawsuit Seeks Full Pay Despite No Illinois Budget

Union Lawsuit Seeks Full Pay Despite No Illinois Budget

Unions representing Illinois state employees have filed a lawsuit demanding they will be paid in full and on time... Watch »

19 minutes ago
How to Navigate Chicago This Fourth of July Weekend

How to Navigate Chicago This Fourth of July Weekend

NBC 5 traffic reporter Kye Martin offers tips for how to navigate Chicago's Fourth of July festivities and the... Watch »

36 minutes ago
JetBlue's First Direct Flight to Cuba Takes Off From NYC

JetBlue's First Direct Flight to Cuba Takes Off From NYC

JetBlue officially began direct flights to Cuba out of New York's Kennedy Airport Friday, becoming the first major... Watch »

37 minutes ago
Suburban Chicago Nurse Sentenced for Exporting Weapons

Suburban Chicago Nurse Sentenced for Exporting Weapons

A suburban Chicago nurse has been sentenced to five years in prison for purchasing and shipping more than 30 weapons... Read »

2 hours ago
Cubs Concessions to Sell Hot Doug's Sausages

Cubs Concessions to Sell Hot Doug's Sausages

The Chicago Cubs and Doug Sohn, founder of the famous Hot Doug's, announced a new menu at the concession stand in... Read »

2 hours ago
Man's Death at Ribfest a Suicide: Police

Man's Death at Ribfest a Suicide: Police

A man was killed by a carnival ride at Naperville’s annual Ribfest in Knoch Park Thursday. Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
8 Shot as Fourth of July Weekend Begins

8 Shot as Fourth of July Weekend Begins

Shootings across Chicago have killed at least three people and wounded five others even as thousands of police... Watch »

33 minutes ago
Great Chicago Fire Festival Moves to Northerly Island

Great Chicago Fire Festival Moves to Northerly Island

After last year's "fiasco on the river," the Great Chicago Fire Festival will move to drier land this... Read »

3 hours ago
Video Shows Man Getting Punched by Cop After Resisting Arrest in NYC

Video Shows Man Getting Punched by Cop After Resisting Arrest in NYC

The NYPD says it's investigating a video showing a man getting arrested after a knockout fight with a plainclothes... Watch »

3 hours ago
10 Things Deadheads Should Know Before Chicago Shows

10 Things Deadheads Should Know Before Chicago Shows

Ten things Deadheads should know before the band's highly-anticipated festival at Soldier Field. Watch »

Jul 2, 2015
Mass Killings, School Shootings 'Contagious,' Study Finds

Mass Killings, School Shootings 'Contagious,' Study Finds

A new study finds that 20 to 30 percent of mass killings and school shootings inspire similar violent attacks for an... Read »

Jul 3, 2015
Fourth of July Weekend Could Cause Travel Nightmare

Fourth of July Weekend Could Cause Travel Nightmare

If you’re hitting the roads for the holiday, you won’t be lonely—more than 2 million Illinoisans are expected to... Watch »

Jul 3, 2015

Your Photos: Pets Get Festive For Fourth Of July

Not only are American people celebrating Fourth of July, but pets are too! View »

Jul 3, 2015
Tips to Keep Your Dog Calm During July 4th Fireworks

Tips to Keep Your Dog Calm During July 4th Fireworks

Fireworks are a hallmark of Fourth of July celebrations, but they can cause problems for pet owners whose dogs... Watch »

4 hours ago
Cuba Launches First Public Wi-Fi Hotspots on Havana Avenue

Cuba Launches First Public Wi-Fi Hotspots on Havana Avenue

Cuban authorities have launched public Wi-Fi hotspots along an avenue that is the heart of the capital's cultural... Read »

Jul 2, 2015

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