May 25, 2015

Pressure Cooker Found, Destroyed Near Capitol

Pressure Cooker Found, Destroyed Near Capitol

A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended Sunday afternoon on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building and the vehicle's owner was located and...

May 24, 2015

Cavaliers Beat Hawks 114-111 in OT

Cavaliers Beat Hawks 114-111 in OT

LeBron James shook off an atrocious shooting start and withstood Atlanta's gritty comeback to record a triple-double, and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of the NBA Finals by beating the Hawks...

May 24, 2015

3 Little Therapy Pigs Help Alzheimer's Patients

3 Little Therapy Pigs Help Alzheimer's Patients

Therapy pigs Pumba and Borris delight patients dealing with Alzheimer's and other memory problems at nursing homes in Denver, Colorado. KUSA's Christine Noel reports.

May 24, 2015

Lightning Shocks Rangers With 2-0 Win in Game 5

Lightning Shocks Rangers With 2-0 Win in Game 5

Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another and the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory Sunday night in Game 5...

May 24, 2015

Former Yankee Bernie Williams Retires No. 51

Former Yankee Bernie Williams Retires No. 51

Bernie Williams stood in front of the pitcher's mound, flanked by Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada, all clothed in finely tailored business suits rather than the pinstriped baseball...

May 24, 2015

Body Found ID'ed as Missing Kayaker: Specialist

Body Found ID'ed as Missing Kayaker: Specialist

Authorities have identified a body discovered in the Hudson River a day ago as that of the 46-year-old missing kayaker allegedly killed last month by his fiancee, a source close to the case said Sunday.

May 24, 2015

Suburban Man Falls to Death From Catwalk at Aragon Ballroom

Suburban Man Falls to Death From Catwalk at Aragon Ballroom

A 24-year-old man from Hanover Park has died after he fell from a catwalk at the Aragon Ballroom during a concert Saturday night. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports.

May 24, 2015

Cyclists Take Over Lake Shore Drive in "Bike the Drive"

Cyclists Take Over Lake Shore Drive in "Bike the Drive"

Thousands of cyclists hit Lake Shore Drive for the annual "Bike the Drive" event Sunday. NBC 5's Pete Sack reports.

May 24, 2015

Girl, 5, Killed in Hit-and-Run After Stopping By Ice Cream Truck

Girl, 5, Killed in Hit-and-Run After Stopping By Ice Cream Truck

A 5-year-old girl was killed in a hit-and-run accident in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood Saturday afternoon after she stopped by an ice cream truck to buy a treat. NBC 5's Katie Kim reports.

May 24, 2015

Showers, Storms Roll In

Showers, Storms Roll In

Rain showers and storms are expected to roll in to the Chicago area from the west early Monday morning.

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Strong Winds, Spotty Storms Ahead for Memorial Day

Strong Winds, Spotty Storms Ahead for Memorial Day

The National Weather Service warns of strong winds gusts between 40 and 45 miles per hour, with some possibly exceeding 50 miles per hour.

Tornado Watch Issued for Counties West of Chicago Area

Tornado Watch Issued for Counties West of Chicago Area

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for several counties west of the Chicago area.

Hit-and-Run Kills Girl After Ice Cream Truck Visit

Hit-and-Run Kills Girl After Ice Cream Truck Visit

A 5-year-old girl was killed in a hit-and-run accident Saturday afternoon in the Chicago Lawn neighborhod after she left her house to buy a treat from an ice cream truck.

Man Dies After Falling Off Catwalk at Aragon Ballroom

Man Dies After Falling Off Catwalk at Aragon Ballroom

Police say Kyle W. Kirchhoff, of Hanover Park, fell onto pieces of protruding metal around 10:30 p.m. Friday at the Aragon Ballroom during a performance by the band Chevelle.

Six Dead, 26 Injured in Memorial Day Weekend Shootings

Six Dead, 26 Injured in Memorial Day Weekend Shootings

The official start of summertime in Chicago began violently, with six people dead and at least 26 others injured, including a 4-year-old girl, in shootings across the city.

Vermette Scores Winner, Rebounds From Disappointment

Vermette Scores Winner, Rebounds From Disappointment

Chicago Blackhawks center Antoine Vermette hasn't had the most successful run with the team, but on Saturday he came through when it mattered most in the team's Game 4 victory.