<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Chicago Breaking News, Current News, Chicago News Alerts]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/breaking http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago https://www.nbcchicago.comen-usSun, 17 Dec 2017 02:45:36 -0600Sun, 17 Dec 2017 02:45:36 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Trump Endorses Roy Moore in Campaign-Style Rally]]> Fri, 08 Dec 2017 22:42:15 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+TRUMP+PENSACOLA+THUMB.jpg
President Donald Trump held a campaign-style rally in Pensacola, Florida, where he endorsed GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore just days before the election.]]>
<![CDATA[Massive Fire Breaks Out in Chicago's Bridgeport Neighborhood]]> Fri, 08 Dec 2017 22:27:41 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bridgeportfire1.jpg
A massive blaze in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood lit up the night sky on the city’s South Side Friday as firefighters rushed to the scene.

Photo Credit: Chicago Fire Department]]>
<![CDATA[Dramatic Video Shows N. Korean Soldier’s Sprint to Freedom]]> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:13:56 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+NK+DEFECTOR+THUMB.jpg
A North Korean soldier made a desperate dash to freedom and was rescued by South Korean soldiers, according to dramatic video released by the U.S.-led U.N. command Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Trump on Ala. Senate Race: ‘We Don’t Need a Liberal’]]> Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:14:07 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_TRUMP_DEPARTS_112117-151129768438000002.jpg
As President Donald Trump departed the White House Tuesday, he stopped to speak with reporters about the ongoing Roy Moore controversy.]]>
<![CDATA[Alabama GOP Senate Candidate Roy Moore Holds News Conference After Two New Accusers Emerge]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:25:12 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_ROY_MOORE_PRESSER_111617-151086703980900002.jpg
Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore held a news conference surrounded by religious leaders Thursday after two more women accused him of pursuing them when they were teenagers.]]>
<![CDATA[Senate Candidate Roy Moore Speaks at Baptist Church Amid Ongoing Scandal]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 22:25:29 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_ROY_MOORE_2-151071877962400002.jpg
The GOP Senate nominee from Alabama, Roy Moore, spoke for crowds at a Baptist church revival service Tuesday in Jackson, Alabama. Moore held the campaign event amid public allegations of sexual abuse from...]]>
<![CDATA[Deadly Shooting Spree Ends Near NorCal Elementary School]]> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:51:53 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+TEHAMA+SHOOTING+THUMB.jpg
At least five people, including the alleged gunman, have been killed following a shooting spree in Northern California that ended near an elementary school. Two children were wounded and have been transported...]]>
<![CDATA[Transgender Woman Makes History With Virginia House Win]]> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:52:02 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+DANICA+ROEM+THUMB.jpg
Democrat Danica Roem made history Tuesday with her win for Virginia’s 13th District House of Delegates seat. She will be the 1st out transgender member of the House of Delegates and the 1st out transgender...]]>
<![CDATA[Former MLB Star Roy Halladay Dies in Florida Plane Crash]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 17:55:09 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/SAMPLE+TIMELINE.00_00_04_02.Still002.jpg
Former MLB pitcher Roy Halladay died when his plane crashed on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in the Gulf of Mexico near Tampa, Florida. He was 40.]]>
<![CDATA[Texas Officials: Church Shooter Had 'Mission and Purpose']]> Mon, 06 Nov 2017 19:30:33 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+SHOOTING+PRESSER+THUMB.jpg
The gunman who killed 26 at a Texas church had a “mission” and a “purpose,” law enforcement officials said. The gunman was shot twice before shooting himself in the head, officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[President Trump Calls Terrorism Suspect an 'Animal']]> Wed, 01 Nov 2017 13:50:33 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+TRUMP+REAX+THUMB.jpg
During a cabinet meeting Wednesday, President Trump referred to terrorism suspect Sayfullo Saipov as an "animal," and called for "swift justice" instead of regular due process.]]>
<![CDATA[‘Cowardly Act of Terror’: 8 Dead After Truck Rams Crowded NYC Bike Path]]> Tue, 31 Oct 2017 18:33:20 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+NYC+INCIDENT+103117+THUMB.jpg
At least eight people were killed and at least a dozen were injured after a truck driver deliberately mowed down pedestrians, cyclists and a school bus in lower Manhattan Tuesday in what authorities called...]]>
<![CDATA[American-Canadian Family Out of Captivity After 5 Years]]> Thu, 12 Oct 2017 09:35:45 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+US+HOSTAGES+FREE+THUMB.jpg
American Caitlan Coleman, her Canadian husband Joshua Boyle and their three children have been released by a Taliban-linked group after being held captive for five years. The couple was captured while hiking...]]>
<![CDATA[Video Captures Dramatic Moment During Mexico Quake]]> Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:02:25 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+MEXICO+EARTHQUAKE+SB.jpg
Ana Paula Hernandez captured the moment a deadly 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico as she attempted to hide under her office desk.]]>
<![CDATA[Deadly 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico]]> Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:26:47 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT_MEXICO_EARTHQUAKE_091917_1-150585103631000002.jpg
A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Mexico Tuesday in the state of Puebla, which is about 80 miles southeast of Mexico City. This latest quake comes less than two weeks after an 8.1 earthquake hit the country...]]>
<![CDATA[Japan Reacts to North Korean Missile Fired Over Country]]> Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:26:03 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+JAPAN+REAX+NK+MISSILE+THUMB.jpg
North Korea fired another missile over Japan Friday. The missile flew over the island of Hakkaido and landed in the Pacific Ocean. Experts estimate the ballistic missile flew over 2,300 miles, which would mean...]]>
<![CDATA[Hurricane Irma’s Path of Destruction]]> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:53:16 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+Hurricane+Irma+THUMB2.jpg
Hurricane Irma has cut a huge path of destruction through several Caribbean islands on its path toward the United States. See what the aftermath looked like as some of those islands began to recover.]]>
<![CDATA[Ahead of Irma, Florida’s Key Largo Is a Ghost Town]]> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 14:25:05 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+IRMA+KEY+LARGO+THUMB.jpg
A time-lapse video of the drive north on US-1 from Key Largo shows near-empty roads after Floridians evacuated ahead of Hurricane Irma. The storm is expected to slam into the area early Sunday morning as...]]>
<![CDATA[Cellphone Video of Hurricane Irma Over Turks And Caicos]]> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 08:33:08 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+HURRICANE+IRMA+TURKS+CAICOS+THUMB.jpg
Dramatic cellphone video captures Hurricane Irma as it approached Turks and Caicos. The storm is responsible for at least 11 deaths and is expected to hit Miami early Sunday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Photos: Deadly Terrorist Attacks in Barcelona, Cambrils]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:14:03 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-833993788.jpg
At least 14 people were killed and many more injured in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, after a white van jumped a curb and slammed into people on a busy sidewalk, police said. The alleged driver fled

Photo Credit: Nicolas Carvalho Ochoa/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Country Music Artist Glen Campbell Dies at 81]]> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 15:49:31 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+GLEN+CAMPBELL+DEATH+THUMB.jpg
Country music legend Glen Campbell died Tuesday following a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. The musician was 81. During his recording career, Campbell released more than 70 albums and sold more than...]]>
<![CDATA[Explosion at Minneapolis School]]> Wed, 02 Aug 2017 16:15:24 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT_MINNEAPOLIS_SCHOOL_EXPLOSION_080217-150169756219600001.jpg
One person has been found dead and another is still unaccounted for after an explosion Wednesday morning caused the partial collapse of a Minneapolis college prep school. Authorities say it was a natural...]]>
<![CDATA[May: UK Threat Level Raised to Critical]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 16:20:48 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/TheresaMay-149557577419400001.jpg
Prime Minister Theresa May announced the United Kingdom's threat level has been raised from severe to critical, its highest level, on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, a day after a suicide bombing in Manchester left...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Denies Asking Comey to Close Flynn Probe]]> Thu, 18 May 2017 15:53:13 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+TRUMP+PRESSER+051817THUMB.jpg
President Donald Trump responded to questions about the Russia investigation at a news conference Thursday with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. Trump denied the allegation that he urged former FBI...]]>
<![CDATA[Egyptian Forces Clear Cairo Mosque of Protesters]]> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 10:29:27 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/egypt+protests1.JPG
Egyptian security forces cleared a Cairo mosque Saturday where protesters had taken refuge and organized an open-air morgue and makeshift field hospital for injured supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi....

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[5 Women Die in Limousine Fire on Calif. Bridge]]> Mon, 06 May 2013 04:34:03 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/limofirenew.jpg
A limousine driving on a major bridge in the San Francisco area caught on fire, killing five women and sending four others to hospitals, according to NBC Bay Area. The fire occurred on the San Mateo-Hayward...

Photo Credit: David Solomon]]>
<![CDATA[Ambulance Crashes Into School Bus on Northwest Side]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:59:48 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ambulance+crash+bus.jpg
An ambulance has reportedly crashed into a school bus near Grand and Central Avenues near Hanson Park Saturday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[White House Press Secretary Discusses Conn. School Shooting]]> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 10:55:05 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/whitehouse4.jpg
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney discusses Friday's mass shooting at a Connecticut elementary school.

Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS]]>
<![CDATA[Nelson Mandela Leaves Hospital]]> Sun, 26 Feb 2012 07:34:12 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP071006064407.jpg
He stayed overnight for minor diagnostic surgery.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Watch 2011 In Review]]> Fri, 30 Dec 2011 14:34:14 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/lsdstranded_722x406_2182044369.jpg
Take a look at the biggest stories of 2011.]]>
<![CDATA[CME, Sears Tax Break Fails ]]> Tue, 29 Nov 2011 17:20:13 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/AP100506144144.jpg
The Illinois Senate approved a package, but their colleagues in the house submarine it.

Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS]]>
<![CDATA[Salmonella Concern Prompts Salad Recall]]> Sat, 01 Oct 2011 17:40:38 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/thorntons-salad.jpg
Garden, chef salads manufactured and distributed by Greencore U.S.A. to stores in five states.]]>
<![CDATA[SAT Reading Scores Fall to Lowest Level on Record]]> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 13:00:09 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-teacher-school-education-15.jpg
Educators note more test-takers had a first language other than English.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[School Districts Adopt 4-Day School Week]]> Fri, 02 Sep 2011 12:15:46 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/classroom+desk+%5Bgenericsla%5D.jpg


Photo Credit: Getty Images / Joe Corrigan/Stringer]]>
<![CDATA[Mayor Meets With Family of Slain Girl]]> Mon, 08 Aug 2011 22:05:59 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/gibson+shooting+new.jpg
Suspect in custody, questioned in case.]]>
<![CDATA[Go to there: TechWeek]]> Fri, 22 Jul 2011 13:42:11 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*160/2009.04.arrow.jpg
Five big movers and shakers will be laying bare their management secrets later this afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside the Deadly Mackinac Race]]> Tue, 19 Jul 2011 18:51:28 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/mackinac-boat-1.jpg
Greg Alm wore a helmet cam while taking part in the race aboard the J109 Realt Na Mara and said the only light source he could work with came from lightning blasts that fired off during the violent squall.

Photo Credit: Greg Alm]]>
<![CDATA[Live: Casey Anthony Murder Trial Closing Arguments]]> Sun, 03 Jul 2011 08:35:55 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/CaseyAnthony.C.jpg
The trial of Casey Anthony, the Florida woman accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter, continues.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Japan to Nationalize Nuke Plants: Report]]> Sun, 03 Jul 2011 15:46:09 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Fukushima+Daiichi+plant.jpg
Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshito Sengoku has hatched a plan that would slash Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s holdings from 7 trillion to 1.6 trillion yen.

Photo Credit: ASSOCIATED PRESS]]>
<![CDATA["500-Year" Flood Overwhelms N.D. City]]> Sun, 26 Jun 2011 15:38:31 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/minotflooding.jpg
12,000 people in Minot, N.D., have been left homeless as the Souris River has risen to record levels.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>