<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/top-storieshttp://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.pngNBC Chicagohttp://www.nbcchicago.comen-usSun, 24 Jul 2016 07:53:07 -0500Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:53:07 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[DNC Official Apologizes After Email Leak on Sanders]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 06:48:33 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-542655046.jpg
The chief financial officer of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday apologized for the "insensitive" contents of an email leaked by the website WikiLeaks which appears to refer to Bernie Sanders.The...

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<![CDATA[White Sox Send Chris Sale Home for 'Clubhouse Incident']]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:43:58 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Chris+Sale+White+Sox1.jpg
The White Sox scratched pitcher Chris Sale less than an hour before Saturday's game against the Detroit Tigers for a "clubhouse incident."“Chris Sale has been scratched from...

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<![CDATA[Mother of Ambassador Stevens Asks GOP to Not Use Name]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 05:27:29 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-578666050.jpg
The mother of the U.S. ambassador killed in the 2012 attack in Benghazi has asked that Donald Trump and the Republican Party stop the "opportunistic and cynical" use of her son's name and death.Christopher...

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<![CDATA[Storms Return to the Chicago Area]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:53:52 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Max+wessels+072116.jpg
Storms have returned to the Chicago area this weekend, after a week of hot and humid temperatures and intermittent rain. Severe Weather AlertsInteractive RadarA Severe Thunderstorm Watch was...

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<![CDATA[45K Pets Find Homes Through Clear the Shelters]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:16:46 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/kids-cats-cts.jpg
Tilda the pug terrier mix, Charizard the iguana, Rose the Huskie and more than 20,000 other animals found new homes on Saturday as NBC’s pet adoption drive emptied shelters across the country.More than 45,000...

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<![CDATA['No Indications' Munich Shooting Was Linked to ISIS: Police]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:33:32 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Munich-Shooting-GettyImages-579198418.jpg
Police said there were “no indications” the teenage gunman who killed nine people and then himself at a mall in Munich, Germany, had any links to terror groups including ISIS, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Man Completes Walk Across US]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 01:39:30 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/Ben+Davis.jpg
A man who walked for five months from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean finished his trek Saturday in Boston, Massachusetts.Ben Davis started his walk as a personal goal but along the way became...

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<![CDATA[Munich Witness Comforted Victim, Haunted by Last Words]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 06:57:24 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/MemorialMunich-AP_16205734976102.jpg
A witness to the shooting spree in Munich, Germany, recalled scenes of terror and panic Saturday as a memorial grew outside the shopping center where the rampage took place, NBC News reported.

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<![CDATA[Your Severe Weather Photos: July 23]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:35:34 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/708d3f72750b477e8fe12faeaf487a28.JPG.jpg


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<![CDATA['Blue Lives Matter' Gains Traction Among Conservatives]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:39:26 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-578666050.jpg
A new movement is emerging among Republican candidates and officeholders, contrasting the liberal-dominated Black Lives Matters movement, according to NBC News. “Blue Lives Matter” has already become...

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<![CDATA['Drunkorexia' Common Among College Students: Study]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:07:20 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/BeerDrinking-GettyImages-144235968.jpg
Almost a third of college students say they’ve taken part in practices dubbed “drunkorexia,” according to a recent study, NBC News reported. That’s the name for behaviors such as skipping meals or heavy...

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<![CDATA[Clear the Shelters: Pets Find New Homes in the Chicago Area]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 16:03:55 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/CTS+adoption+story+3.JPG
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<![CDATA[10 Injured in Rollover Crash on Chicago's South Side]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:11:48 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/rollover+crash+pullman+0723.jpg
Ten people were seriously injured in a rollover crash early Saturday morning on Chicago's South Side. The crash occurred around 6:30 a.m. near 109th Street and South Doty Avenue in the...

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<![CDATA[Clear the Shelters Gives Pets a Loving Home]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:58:28 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/dog-cat-diptych.jpg
NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago teamed up with animal shelters in the Chicago area to find loving homes for pets in need on Saturday for the second annual Clear the Shelters event.Clear the Shelters...

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<![CDATA[2 Dead, 1 Child Injured in Shooting]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:29:29 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/police+tape+3.jpg
The Miami Police Department said two adults are dead and a child was injured in a shooting on Saturday.Police responded to reports of multiple people found shot. A male and a female were confirmed dead, while...
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<![CDATA[Prince the Pigeon: Her Beak Was Broken But Not Her Spirit]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:06:33 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/prince-adopted.jpg
The baby pigeon with a broken beak was found in April, barely 3 weeks old and about to be euthanized.Instead the vet technician got in touch with Elizabeth Young at Palomacy, a rescue organization for pigeons...

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<![CDATA[Why Russia Supports Separatist Movements]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 17:05:09 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Russian-President-Vladimir-Putin-AP_217842211389.jpg
Russia has invited secessionists from Northern Ireland, Scotland, and those from Spain and Italy for a conference, according to NBC News. “Our goal is to consolidate efforts based on international legal...

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<![CDATA[Memorable Moments From #ClearTheShelters]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:19:01 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/baywatch_animal_rescue.jpg
It was her ears!Mandy Rickman visited an animal shelter in the rural Maryland along the Eastern Shore by chance today. She had just finised grocery shopping when she decided to stop by a shelter to look for a...

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<![CDATA[Help NBC5 Clear the Shelters in the Chicago Area]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:01:00 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/dogs-cats-GettyImages-107072782.jpg
NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago are teaming up with animal shelters in the Chicago area to find loving homes for pets in need. It's all part of the second annual Clear the Shelters event, a nationwide...

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<![CDATA[Clinton Picks Kaine for VP]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 09:00:02 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP_16196751572126.jpg
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's pick to become the next vice president of the United States, Clinton told supporters Friday evening. Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said...

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<![CDATA[Aldermen, Residents Discuss Bucktown, Wicker Park Security]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:44:16 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Chicago+Police2.png
After a spike in crime, two Chicago aldermen want to bring private security services to the Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods to supplement what police are already doing.Ald.

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<![CDATA[At Least 80 Killed in Suicide Blasts at Kabul Protest]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 21:56:16 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/AP_16205468400202.jpg
Suicide bombings in the capital of Afghanistan Saturday killed at least 80 people and injured more than 230, many of whom were taking part in a political demonstration, authorities said.The blasts occurred in...

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<![CDATA[Conor Dwyer Looks to Complete 'Unfinished Business' in Rio]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:31:46 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-543300534.jpg
When Conor Dwyer heads to a meet there’s one thing his family said he always looks for.

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton: Trump 'Talking Trash About America']]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 03:50:47 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-577289256.jpg
Hillary Clinton made no mention of her running mate during a rally in Tampa Friday evening, instead delivering a fiery rebuttal to Donald Trump's acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention."The...

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<![CDATA[Community Performs Act of Kindness For CPD Officers]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:50:28 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cpd+good+deed+0722.jpg
One Chicago neighborhood showed their appreciation for the community’s police officers in a touching (and delicious) way.The Bucktown Community Organization raised an impressive $3000 to provide...]]>
<![CDATA[After Singer's Sister Killed, Choir Group Stuns 'AGT' Judges]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 15:28:25 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/agt+curie+group.jpg
Members of a Chicago high school choir group who stole the show during their first audition on “America’s Got Talent” went for their second performance this week still reeling from a tragedy that rocked...

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<![CDATA[Fact Check: Trump Defends Oswald Claim]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:34:55 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/578550086-Donald-Trump-RNC.jpg
Donald Trump doubled down on his baseless insinuation that a photograph published by the National Enquirer shows Ted Cruz’s father with “crazy Lee Harvey Oswald having breakfast.”A day after accepting...

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<![CDATA[Investigation Underway After Plane Crashes in Plainfield]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:19:27 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/209*120/plainfield+plane+crash.png
The owners of the home damaged when a plane crashed in southwest suburban Plainfield Thursday say they’re just grateful no on inside was hurt.]]>
<![CDATA[Wisconsin Woman Arrested After Mowing Lawn Topless: Police]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:13:11 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-56663020.jpg
A 30-year-old Wisconsin woman was arrested after police say she was seen mowing her lawn topless.

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<![CDATA[3 Fla. Men Wanted to Join ISIS: DoJ]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:35:09 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/072216+Dayne+Christian.jpg
Three South Florida men have been arrested in connection with a plan one of them made to travel overseas to join ISIS, U.S. officials confirmed to NBC News.

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<![CDATA[Today's Forecast: Scattered storms in the morning.]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:37:05 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Avalos_Andy.png
Check out the detailed NBC 5 weather forecast.
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<![CDATA[SoCal Fire Scorches 20K Acres]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:46:26 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/santa+clarita+fire+1.JPG
A 20,000-acre wildfire in mountains just north of Los Angeles and its suburbs is a threat to 1,500 homes, fire officials said Saturday.Los Angeles County Deputy Fire Chief says a wind shift is expected...

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