<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - Chicago News]]>Copyright 2017https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago https://www.nbcchicago.comen-usSat, 18 Nov 2017 00:54:04 -0600Sat, 18 Nov 2017 00:54:04 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA['Tis The Season: Package Thefts Caught on Camera, Neighbors Say]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:52:28 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/10P_PKG_PACKAGE_THEFTS.jpg
Some neighbors are fed up and they say if they can’t get justice they can at least get even. Michelle Relerford reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Package Thefts Caught on Camera, Neighbors Say]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:52:47 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/PACKAGE+THEFT+-+15364807_29737798.jpg
Some neighbors are fed up and they say if they can’t get justice they can at least get even.]]>
<![CDATA[66 Chicago-Area Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving Dinner]]> Tue, 07 Nov 2017 15:20:27 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/pies+Lucille+at+Drury+Lane.jpg
There's no need to slave over your Turkey Day meal thanks to these 66 Chicago area restaurants. Stay up-to-date on additional restaurants, hours and locations. Dine-in and carry-out options are available.

Photo Credit: Lucille at Drury Lane]]>
<![CDATA[CPD Had Ample Warning of Allegations Against Officers]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:05:06 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/McDanial+Court+Rogers+int+2+-+00013119_29279907.jpg
In the wake of Thursday’s mass exonerations of 15 individuals who said they were framed by rogue police officers, Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson suggested the department had limited knowledge of those...]]>
<![CDATA[Bartender's Boyfriend Charged in Connection to Her Death]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:35:54 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/JEREMY+BOSHEARS.jpg
The boyfriend of a Joliet bartender who was found fatally shot in rural Kankakee County Thursday has been charged in connection with her death, according to the Will County Sheriff's office.

Photo Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Gang Conflict in Rogers Park Killed Popular Teacher: Ald.]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:56:51 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/teacher+funeral.JPG
It would be easy to say Friday night Oct. 13 was unlucky for Cynthia Trevillion.]]>
<![CDATA[Bank Security in Auburn Gresham Has Some Feeling 'Targeted']]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:10:02 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/fifththirdbankprotest.JPG
Customers at the Auburn Gresham Fifth Third branch were greeted by a security guard Friday morning--but the bank was met with an ultimatum.]]>
<![CDATA[Ice Ribbon, Millennium Park Rinks Open in Chicago]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:21:57 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Skating+Ribbon+11-16.png
Winter temperatures have already hit Chicago on a few occasions this month, but the city will be getting another taste of the season as ice rinks are beginning to open up.

Photo Credit: City of Chicago]]>
<![CDATA[Charges Filed in Connection With Joliet Bartender's Death]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:24:08 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/4PM+HEADS+JOLIET+-+00000000_29717390.jpg
The boyfriend of a Joliet bartender who was found fatally shot in rural Kankakee County Thursday has been charged in connection with her death, according to the Will County Sheriff's office.]]>
<![CDATA[Chance the Rapper Brings His Comedy Chops to 'SNL']]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:29:10 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/212*120/chance+snl.png
Fans watching this weekend’s “Saturday Night Live” could see an extra special treat from host Chance the Rapper.

Photo Credit: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
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<![CDATA[New List Picks Best Chicago-Area Restaurants For Groups]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 14:03:50 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cafe_ba_ba_reeba_pintxos.jpg
It's everybody's least favorite question: what should we have for dinner tonight? For groups looking to satisfy their evening cravings, OpenTable's list of 100 Best Restaurants for Groups in America has a number...]]>
<![CDATA[6th Congressional District No Longer Leans Solely Republican]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:22:50 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Norwich+Connecticut+voting+generic.jpg
The rating for the 6th Congressional District moves from leaning Republican to Toss Up by the non-partisan Cook Political Report. The 2018 6th District election is considered one to watch as Democrats nationally...]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Robbers Targeting Pedestrians Near Grant Park: Police]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:21:18 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/1130A+Kye+Grant+Park+Area+Robberies_1+-+00000504_29733510.jpg
As shoppers, tourists and residents flock to downtown Chicago this holiday season, police are warning of groups of teenage robbers targeting pedestrians in the popular Grant Park area.]]>
<![CDATA[Politicians React to Rev. Jackson's Parkinson's Diagnosis]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 13:12:51 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000026706276_1200x675_1098283075756.jpg
"When I think of Rev. Jesse Jackson, for 50 years that I've known Jesse Jackson, he has been an absolute voice of progressive thought, progressive development and representative views in the needs of...]]>
<![CDATA[Read Rev. Jackson's Full Letter on Parkinson's Diagnosis]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:08:26 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Jessee-Jackson-AP_573992166169.jpg
Rev. Jesse Jackson's announcement Friday that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease came as a surprise to many, but his diagnosis was apparently not a secret to all.

Photo Credit: File--AP]]>
<![CDATA[Rev. Jackson Diagnosed With Parkinson's in 2015, Doctors Say]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:56:46 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/jesse+jackson+bobby+rush.jpg
Rev. Jesse Jackson's announcement Friday that he had been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease came as a surprise to many, but his diagnosis was apparently not a secret to all.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Rev. Jesse Jackson Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:09:07 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+JESSE+JACKSON+THUMB.jpg
Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, he announced Friday.]]>
<![CDATA[Rundown: Ice Rinks, Culvert Fence, Attempted Abduction]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 09:30:38 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000026701676_1200x675_1098110019909.jpg
The top headlines you need to know as you start your day on Nov. 17, 2017.]]>
<![CDATA[Forecast: Cold, Dry Start]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:51:44 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000026701641_1200x675_1098096195796.jpg
Andy Avalos has the full weekend forecast for the Chicago area. ]]>
<![CDATA[Preckwinkle to Unveil 2018 Budget Amendment]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 08:39:43 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Toni-Preckwinkle5.jpg
After warning of "painful cuts" in wake of the demise of Cook County's controversial beverage tax, Board President Toni Preckwinkle is expected to unveil an amendement to the 2018 budget Friday she claims...]]>
<![CDATA[Rev. Jesse Jackson Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:08:40 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_FRI_11A_Jackson_Parkinsons.jpg
Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, he announced Friday. In an emotional letter to his supporters, the 76-year-old said his diagnosis came "after a battery of...]]>
<![CDATA[Holiday Festivities Kick Off in Chicago]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:51:45 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/lauren+pt+2++aux+34+-+06442310_297269091.jpg
Holiday events and festivities begin in Chicago! Lauren Petty reports. ]]>
<![CDATA[2 More Armed Carjackings Reported on North Side]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 06:44:00 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Fixed+Audio+_ORLEANSCHESTNUT+-+00000000_29726882.jpg
Two more armed carjackings were reported on Chicago's North Side late Thursday night as the city's latest surge in vehicular hijackings continues.]]>
<![CDATA[Threats on Xbox Prompt Beefed Up Police Presence at Schools]]> Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:04:21 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-451162859.jpg
An investigation into threats made over Xbox Live have prompted plans for an increased police presence Thursday at some schools in the far northwest suburbs.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Your Guide to Holiday Events Across Chicago Area]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:50:12 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/900+north+michigan+Christmas+tree+2.jpg
Chicago and its suburbs are spreading holiday cheer across the area. Beginning in November, gather your friends and family and check out these festive events to get you into the holiday spirit.

Photo Credit: 900 North Michigan Shops]]>
<![CDATA[Cops Raise Cash For Newspaper Seller's Home Renovation]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 23:29:38 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/newsstandmad.JPG
Thursday night's Making a Difference takes us to the corner of Milwaukee and Faragut. That's where Air Force veteran Anthony Johnson has sold newspapers from a dilapidated stand for years.]]>
<![CDATA[Candlelight Vigil Held For Bartender Found Fatally Shot]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 23:19:04 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bartendervigil_29722858.jpg
Friends and loved ones held a candlelight vigil for a Mokena woman who seemingly vanished after working a shift as a bartender in Joliet over the weekend and was then found dead.]]>
<![CDATA[Honoring Chicagoland's Fallen Heroes]]> Sat, 10 Nov 2012 19:11:50 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/160*120/american-flag1.jpg
NBC Chicago salutes the men and women in the armed forces who have died in combat.

Photo Credit: Getty]]>
<![CDATA[ 7 Cops Removed From Duty Following Historic Exonerations]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 23:20:57 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WRONGFUL+CONVICTION+PRESSER+CAM+-+09570715_29715057.jpg
Seven members of a former Chicago Police tactical team have been placed on administrative duty, after a Cook County judge threw out the convictions of 15 individuals, which even the State’s Attorney’s office...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Dead, Child Injured After Dan Ryan Shooting, Crash: Cops]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 23:22:50 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Dan+Ryan+Shooting_AUX33+-+18191218_29722320.jpg
A car crashed on the Dan Ryan after reports shots were fired Thursday on Chicago's South Side, Illinois State Police said.]]>
<![CDATA[Rauner Changes Tone as He Signs New Harassment Bills]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:20:57 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Rauner+Questions+11-16.png
With new revelations and investigations into allegations of sexual harassment seemingly popping up daily in both Springfield and Washington D.C., Governor Bruce Rauner’s responses to questions about his...]]>
<![CDATA[Bears Release Thursday Injury Report]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:53:55 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-8616700801.jpg
The Chicago Bears continued their preparations for this week’s game against the Detroit Lions, and they’re still working without at least one of their key players.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Residents Worry Keys Meant For Postal Workers Used in Thefts]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:50:27 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/uptownbreakins1116_29720558.jpg
Two men were caught on camera entering an Uptown building and exiting with electronics and valuables that belong to a local resident.]]>
<![CDATA[Report: Arrieta, Davis Turn Down Cubs' Qualifying Offers]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:24:26 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-8629427841.jpg
Jake Arrieta and Wade Davis have both turned down their qualifying offers from the Chicago Cubs, according to a new report.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Anti-Bullying Fashion Show Struts Message of Compassion]]> Thu, 16 Nov 2017 18:45:41 -0600 https://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Anti-Bully+2+-+01595429_29719877.jpg
A fashion show of role model, some of them just in elementary school, have a unique style designed to save others.]]>