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Pitching Coach Thrown an Identity Theft Curve Ball

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 21:51

John Ely and Kelly Bradley of Chicago thought they had found ideal short-term housing earlier this year. Instead, the couple lost money and Ely has spent months trying to regain his identity from an imposter.

Thousands Celebrate 'Our Lady of Guadalupe' in IL

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 21:44

In light of recent terror attacks, an increase in security has taken place around the annual observance of the feast of 'Our Lady of Guadalupe' in Des Plaines. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.

Pregnant Woman Shot in Head in Round Lake: Cops

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 17:39

A pregnant woman was in critical condition after being shot in the head Tuesday in Round Lake, police said.

Video Shows Brazen Thieves Pillaging Cars in Franklin Park

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 17:27

Two separate break-ins at the same property in Franklin Park were captured on home security video.

Cook County Mulls Tax on Popular Parking Apps

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 16:32

Savvy drivers know they can often save money by reserving their parking at downtown garages before they get there.

Remembering Mercy Hospital Shooting Victim Dr. Dayna Less

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 16:26

The families of those killed on that November day where a shooting at Mercy Hospital took place, are still mourning the loss of their loved ones. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup has an exclusive with a man who is still...

Chicago Actor Says Photographer Failed to Deliver Paid Head Shots

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 16:11

A Chicago actor says it was lights, camera, and no action after a suburban photographer failed to deliver the professional head shots he paid for. NBC 5's Lisa Parker reports.

Chicago Hospital Uses Technology to Bring Santa Claus to Kids

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 16:04

Many families take their kids to go see Santa Claus this time of year, but for some, going to see Santa is difficult. NBC 5's Lauren Petty has the details on how Shriners Hospital for Children is bringing Santa...

Mysterious Booms in Elgin Have Residents Seeking Answers

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 15:32

Mysterious boom sounds in the middle of night have residents in Elgin tired and looking for answers.

Before and After: See Surprise Home Makeover for Chicago Mom

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 15:21

A single mother of three received a huge holiday surprise this week.

Letters Flood Home of Pharmacist Killed at Mercy Hospital

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 15:08

Brian Less said he knows his daughter forgave the man who killed her.

Suburban Couple's Love Story Becomes Holiday Hallmark Movie

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:19

It was a true Christmas love story made for the movies – and now it’s actually a movie.

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Icy Conditions Could Hamper Wednesday Morning Commute

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:18

Leave extra time for your drive to work on Wednesday, especially in Chicago's north and northwest suburbs

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Pitcher Ivan Nova Acquired by White Sox from Pirates

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 13:54

Right-hander Ivan Nova has been acquired by the Chicago White Sox from the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league pitcher Yordi Rosario and $500,000 in international signing bonus pool allocation.

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Marathon Runners Learn If They're Selected to Run in Chicago

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:51

Runners who entered the Bank of America Chicago Marathon non-guaranteed entry drawing learned Tuesday if they were selected to participate in the 2019 race.

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Aldermanic Candidate Backtracks on Comments About Shooting

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:04

An aldermanic candidate in for Chicago's 15th Ward is backtracking further from remarks he made Monday, suggesting that incumbent Ald. Raymond Lopez might have been responsible for the weekend shooting of...

The Rundown: Fire, Jane Byrne Interchange, Amazon Prime

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 08:19

The top headlines you need to know as you start your day on Dec. 11, 2018. 

Chase That Began in Coal City Ends at McCormick Place

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 08:16

A chase that began in far southwest suburban Coal City continued for miles before ending in parking lot at Chicago’s McCormick Place Tuesday morning.

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Classes Resume at Geneva Schools After Teachers' Strike Ends

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:55

Classes resumed at Geneva schools Tuesday after the teachers union and school board came to an agreement over a new contract following a week-long strike.

Chicago Weather Forecast: Sunny, Damp and Cold Start

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:23

NBC Storm Team 5 meteorologist Andy Avalos has your latest forecast update.