news Top Stories

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy to Officers: Don't Lie

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy to Officers: Don't Lie

In an unusual move, Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy sent a letter to the rank-and-file Wednesday saying he will... Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Trump in Scotland: I'm Number One With Hispanics

Trump in Scotland: I'm Number One With Hispanics

Presidential contender Donald Trump arrived at his Turnberry golf resort in western Scotland on Thursday for the... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Blackhawks Detail Plans For New Practice Facility

Blackhawks Detail Plans For New Practice Facility

The Chicago Blackhawks will soon get a new practice facility. Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Filthy Rio Water a Threat at 2016 Olympics

Filthy Rio Water a Threat at 2016 Olympics

The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America's first games... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Man With Guns Arrested After Asking for Directions to White House

Man With Guns Arrested After Asking for Directions to White House

A man found with three guns was arrested near the Capitol Building early Tuesday after he stopped an officer to ask... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Eric Garner Grand Jury Records to Remain Sealed, Court Rules

Eric Garner Grand Jury Records to Remain Sealed, Court Rules

A New York appeals court says the public can't see the testimony a grand jury heard before declining to indict a... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Chicago PetSmart Confirms Case of Dog Flu

Chicago PetSmart Confirms Case of Dog Flu

A PetSmart in Chicago’s South Loop has at least one confirmed case of dog flu, the company confirmed Wednesday... Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Three Lanes of Tri-State Closed After Semi-Truck Fire

Three Lanes of Tri-State Closed After Semi-Truck Fire

A semi-truck caught on fire on the Tri-State Tollway in the western suburbs Wednesday night, closing down four of... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Standoff Ends in Eruption of Gunfire on South Side

Standoff Ends in Eruption of Gunfire on South Side

An hours-long police standoff on Chicago’s South Side ended with an eruption of gunfire Thursday morning. Watch »

Jul 30, 2015
Non-Lethal Traps Set for Lion-Like Animal Seen in Milwaukee

Non-Lethal Traps Set for Lion-Like Animal Seen in Milwaukee

Animal control workers in Milwaukee have set non-lethal traps baited with human food in the hopes of capturing a... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
TSA Hopes Ticketless Travel Will Reduce Airport Delays

TSA Hopes Ticketless Travel Will Reduce Airport Delays

Imagine a trip to the airport without a boarding pass. On Wednesday the Transportation Security Administration... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Police Investigate Bizarre Paintball Attacks in Joliet

Police Investigate Bizarre Paintball Attacks in Joliet

A series of random and bizarre paintball attacks have put residents and police on edge in Chicago’s southwest... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
New Doughnut-Ice Cream Hybrid Food Craze: Milky Buns

New Doughnut-Ice Cream Hybrid Food Craze: Milky Buns

There's a new food craze that is kicking Cronuts to the curb: the Milky Bun. "When [customers] tried the Milky Bun... Read »

Jul 30, 2015
Report Ranks Best Cities for Pizza in U.S.

Report Ranks Best Cities for Pizza in U.S.

Chicago is apparently the big cheese of pizza. Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Gary Lifeguard Fired for Lying in Sand While On Duty

Gary Lifeguard Fired for Lying in Sand While On Duty

A Gary, Indiana lifeguard has been fired after she was caught on video lying in the shade while on duty over the... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Boy, 6, Killed in Indiana Church Bus Crash

Boy, 6, Killed in Indiana Church Bus Crash

A 6-year-old boy was killed and 7 others were injured when a church bus rolled over in Northwest Indiana Tuesday. Watch »

Jul 28, 2015
Infant in Critical Condition After Being Left in Hot Car

Infant in Critical Condition After Being Left in Hot Car

An infant was in “very critical” condition after he was left in a hot car in southwest suburban Joliet for roughly... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Fire Truck Crashes into Casino Shuttle Bus, 10 Hurt: Officials

Fire Truck Crashes into Casino Shuttle Bus, 10 Hurt: Officials

A fire truck slammed into a shuttle bus into front of a Westchester casino Wednesday evening, hurting 10 people... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Wing Find Won't Change MH370 Seabed Search: Officials

Wing Find Won't Change MH370 Seabed Search: Officials

Australian Transport Safety Bureau Chief Commissioner Martin Dolan, who heads the seabed search, said searchers'... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
What is the Blue Moon?

What is the Blue Moon?

Be sure to set your gaze skyward Friday night to catch a glimpse of the rare blue moon that will hover atop the... Watch »

Jul 30, 2015

Photos & Videos

Market Report

 

What's New
Get Our App
Stay in the know where ever you go with the NBCChicago news app. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out