<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:40:51 -0500 Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:40:51 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[3 Shot, 1 Fatally, at Pa. Hospital]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:36:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/226*120/mercy+fitzgerald+hospital+shooting+33.JPG
A woman has been killed, a doctor shot and the suspect critically injured in a shooting inside a wellness center on the campus of Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital outside]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Charged in Shooting Death of Shamiya Adams]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:39:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tevin-lee-shamiya-adams-1.jpg
The shooting was in retaliation for an argument between a pair of 14-year-olds earlier that day, police superintendent says.]]>
<![CDATA[Jeff Tweedy Paid Despite Rainout at Taste of Chicago]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:01:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Jeff-Tweedy-blurbbest.jpg
A rainout at the Taste of Chicago may have cost vendors money in goods and lost revenue, but apparently some musicians, whose sets were unplugged due to the weather cancellation, still made a profit.

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<![CDATA[7-Year-Old Boy With Heart Defect Becomes Cop for a Day]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:09:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cop+for+a+day+brodersen.jpg
When 7-year-old Adam Brodersen wrote a letter in his first-grade class about his dreams of becoming a police officer, the young boy, who suffers from a rare and complex heart defect, never could have...

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<![CDATA[TODAY'S FORECAST: Picture Perfect!]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:57:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Andy+Avalos+Updated.jpg
Check out the NBC 5 weather forecast.]]>
<![CDATA[Auction House Offers Jordan's $33 Million Bulls Contract]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:15:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/air-jordan-1.JPG
A Dallas-based auction house is offering for sale one of the most significant contracts in NBA history.]]>
<![CDATA[Lauryn Hill Tosses Fan From Chicago Concert]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:19:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/lauryn+hill-722.jpg
Grammy Award-winning singer Lauryn Hill demands respect from her audience, even if they don't feel she's respected their schedules.

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<![CDATA[Jay-Z and Beyonce Dine at Chicago Cut Steakhouse]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:35:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/edtAP132961142097.jpg
Couple visits Chicago for a Soldier Field concert Thursday night.

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<![CDATA[Obama Speaking on Economy in LA]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:23:55 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/200*120/lax+obama+af+1.jpg
President Barack Obama is speaking at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College Thursday as he wraps up a 24-hour visit to Los Angeles. Obama began his day at a fundraiser at the Brentwood home of Michael Rapino, the...

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<![CDATA[$1M Bail For Man Charged With Murder of Simeon Student]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:19:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Michael-Flournoy.jpg
A man has been charged with the shooting death of a Simeon Career Academy sophomore football player who was gunned down two miles from his Chatham home in April.]]>
<![CDATA[Obama Delays Woman in Labor: Report]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:38:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/202*120/pregnant+woman+obama+motorcade+cedars+sinai.PNG
A woman who witnesses said appeared to be in labor was prevented from crossing a Los Angeles street Wednesday afternoon because the road was closed for President Barack Obama’s

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<![CDATA[Opinion: Durbin’s Right on Corporations Fleeing America]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:04:05 -0500 Dick Durbin
U.S. Senate
Dick Durbin
U.S. Senate

More and more we’re hearing about companies looking to move their headquarters offshore simply for the benefits of lower taxes.

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<![CDATA[Willis Siblings Advance on "America's Got Talent" ]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:05:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/492326759.jpg
The Willis Clan advanced to the next round on NBC's "America's Got Talent" Wednesday after mixed reviews from the judges' panel.

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<![CDATA[College Application SSNs Expose Security Risk]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:20:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/SSN_college.jpg
Students who applied to, but never attended colleges find out their data has been breached years later.]]>
<![CDATA[First Lady Visits Chicago Thursday]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:21:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/MichelleObamaThumb.jpg
On the schedule: a fundraising event and perhaps a Beyoncé / Jay-Z concert at Soldier Field.

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<![CDATA[Teen Killed When Bullet Goes Through Window]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:28:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/6900-s-artesian-1.jpg
Darren Foggey was shot about 9:25 p.m. in the 6900 block of South Artesian Avenue.]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Busts Alleged "Upskirter" on CTA Train]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:02:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Red_Line_Upskirt.jpg
Woman says she caught man trying to record video under her skirt on the Red Line.]]>
<![CDATA[Architect Suggests Drastic Changes for Montrose Beach]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:18:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Montrose_beach_instagram.jpg
Beach's setup under fire after recent violent incidents.

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<![CDATA[Blackhawks Player Evaluations: Patrick Kane]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:18:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/485399229.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks have some very talented players, but no player better deployed that skill, nor did so more effectively, than winger Patrick Kane.

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<![CDATA[Most Important Bears: #3 Charles Tillman]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:19:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bears+beng+1.JPG
The Chicago Bears have a lot of young players on their defense, including CB Kyle Fuller, and it will be up to veterans like Charles Tillman to help show them the way.

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<![CDATA[Bears Positional Breakdown: Defensive Line]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:20:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/lamarr+houston.jpg
The Chicago Bears could have at least two or three new starters on their defensive line, but can a mix of veteran talent and youthful speed and skill prove to be the winning formula?

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<![CDATA[Accused Killer Found After 20 Years]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:49:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/honsch+family.jpg
Almost 20 years after the body of a 17-year-old girl was discovered behind a Connecticut shopping plaza, police have identified the slain teen and charged her father with murdering her and her...

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<![CDATA[Park Grill Case Raises Questions About Daley's Health]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:50:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/daley-sox-game.jpg
Former Mayor Richard Daley won't have to testify in an ongoing lawsuit seeking to break the lease for a Millenium Park restaurant. But the facts surrounding his testimony, or lack of it, only heighten...]]>
<![CDATA[Child Dies in Bensenville House Fire]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:34:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Bensenville_fatal_fire_2.jpg
Mother escapes burning home with three children, fourth dies after hiding behind dresser.]]>
<![CDATA[Man Wrongly Convicted of Murder Released From Prison]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:09:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Rodell_Sanders.jpg
Rodell Sanders spent 20 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.]]>
<![CDATA[Ex Gov. Thompson Calls Namesake Building a "Scrap Heap"]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:06:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Jim_Thompson_3-7.jpg
The condition of the James R. Thompson Center, the foremost state government office building in Chicago, is getting some grief from former Illinois Gov. James R. Thompson.]]>
<![CDATA[Organizations Provide Clothing for Foster Children]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:02:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/MAD_rise.jpg
A group of volunteers is making a difference in the lives of hundreds of foster children across the country. They are part of “Threads For Teens” and “Together We Rise.” NBC 5’s Lee Ann Trotter has the story.]]>
<![CDATA[Chicago Restaurants Avoid BYOB Crackdown]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:53:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/beer_generic.jpg
New ordinance allows aldermen to revoke BYOB privileges for certain businesses.

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<![CDATA[Trestman Says LB, Safety Spots Up for Grabs]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:25:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ryan+mundy.jpg
The Chicago Bears have several question marks about who will start on defense, and head coach Marc Trestman says that at least four starting jobs are up for grabs as camp opens.

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<![CDATA[Cutler Shows Up to Camp in Old School Conversion Van]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:05:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cutler_van.jpg
Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler may be rolling in the dough after signing a seven-year contract in the offseason, but he didn't show up to training camp in Bourbonnais in a Ferrari or a Cadillac. ]]>
<![CDATA[Homeowner Shoots, Kills Intruder]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:07:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/long+beach+homeowner+4.JPG
A Long Beach homeowner has no regrets after shooting and killing a woman who said she was pregnant after he got into a confrontation with her and another man who were ransacking his sprawling home.]]>
<![CDATA[Chikungunya: What You Need to Know]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 05:40:24 -0500 Aedes aegypti mosquito.]]> Aedes aegypti mosquito.]]> http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/181*120/tlmd_virus_mortales_03.jpg
A person caught the mosquito-borne virus chikungunya in the United States this month, health officials say — marking the first time mosquitoes in the U.S. are believed to have spread

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<![CDATA[Simeon Track Coach Charged With Sexual Assault]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:15:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Gerald+Gaddy.jpg
A volunteer coach at a South Side Chicago high school was ordered held on $300,000 bail on Wednesday amid charges he had inappropriate sexual contact with three teenage girls.

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<![CDATA[Marathon Training Tips: Dealing With Injuries]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:27:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Training_tip_injuries.jpg
Michael Morrow, a physical therapist for Athletico, discusses injury prevention and knowing the difference between a serious injury and one due to fatigue.]]>