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LaVine Joins Exclusive Bulls Club With Big Game

1 hour 58 min ago

The Chicago Bulls may have lost their second straight game on Saturday night, but Zach LaVine’s performance landed him in some incredibly elite company.

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Kane Scores Twice as Blackhawks Beat Blue Jackets

2 hours 47 min ago

Thanks to a pair of goals by Patrick Kane, the Chicago Blackhawks secured their first regulation win of the season in a 4-1 triumph over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night.

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Student Goes From Cheerleader to Football Star

3 hours 21 min ago

For the first two years of her high school career, Neuqua Valley student Tessa Kucharski was a cheerleader, but in her junior year, she turned in her pom-poms for shoulder pads.

Floyd Fined for Hits Against Dolphins

5 hours 10 min ago

Chicago Bears linebacker Leonard Floyd has been fined for a pair of hits he delivered during the team’s loss to the Miami Dolphins in Week 6.

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Bulls Guard Kris Dunn Will Miss Home Opener

6 hours 14 min ago

Chicago Bulls point guard Kris Dunn will miss his second straight game on Saturday when the team takes on the Detroit Pistons at the United Center.

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4 Injured After Bounce House Hits Utility Pole

6 hours 26 min ago

Four people were taken to local hospitals Saturday after a bounce house was blown over by strong winds in Rockford, fire officials said.

Thousands Without Power After Strong Wind Gusts

7 hours 5 min ago

A cold front brought strong winds and big problems for utility companies on Saturday, knocking out power for thousands of customers.

Gronkowski Didn't Travel to Chicago With Patriots: Reports

7 hours 16 min ago

The Chicago Bears could catch a big break on Sunday, as it appears the New England Patriots will be playing without one of their most important players.

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Sale Says Hospital Visit Was Caused by Belly-Button Ring

7 hours 46 min ago

Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale was recently hospitalized due to an infection, and his explanation of what happened spawned some hysterical reactions.

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Trevathan Gets Emotional Surprise at Bears Practice

8 hours 15 min ago

Chicago Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan has been hoping to get his grandmother out to a game at Soldier Field, and this week, the team surprised him by helping to make that happen.

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Mega Millions: Two People Matched 5 of 6 Winning Numbers in Illinois

12 hours 59 min ago

Mega Millions says 15 people matched five out of the six numbers in Friday night’s drawing—and two of those tickets were sold in Illinois.

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Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs to $1.6 Billion

14 hours 43 min ago

The Mega Millions jackpot now stands at $1.6 billion since no one matched all six numbers Friday night. NBC 5's Lisa Chavarria has the details. 

Mom Demands Answers After Son, 6, Loses Finger Tip at School

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 19:18

Six-year-old Jontae is bandaged and doing better, but his mom says she’s still trying to get to the bottom of what happened to her son--and how he lost part of his finger.

Boyfriend Arrested in Memphis After Chicago Mom Disappears

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 19:03

Teresa Smith says she believes her mother’s boyfriend, Jimmy Jackson, murdered her inside a Chicago Housing Authority apartment building in May, stuffed her body into a suitcase, wheeled it outside and...

Full Interviews: Roskam, Casten Discuss Upcoming Election

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 16:25

Congressman Peter Roskam is fighting the political battle of his career against Democratic challenger Sean Casten, and both men spoke to NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern about their race.

NBC 5 Intern Pulls Man From Car That Crashed Near Michigan Avenue

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 15:21

An NBC 5 intern pulled a man out of a car after it veered off Michigan Avenue on Friday and crashed into a building in Pioneer Court. Jonathan Ballew, who is a United States Marine Corps veteran, said the driver...

Former Pritzker Staffers Address Discrimination Allegations

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 15:07

Just days after 10 former staffers for Democratic gubernatorial candidate J.B. Pritzker filed a lawsuit alleging a cesspool of racism in the campaign, three more former staffers are speaking out about their...

Car Barrels Through Pioneer Court, Smashes into Building

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 15:00

A silver SUV drove through Pioneer Court downtown Friday afternoon and crashed into a building.

Man Charged With Recruiting for ISIS on Social Media

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 14:16

A 34-year-old Chicago man was charged Friday with conspiring to provide material support to the Islamic State and encouraging terror attacks on social media, the Depart of Justice announced.

Police Arrest Suspect After Carjackings, Accident

Fri, 10/19/2018 - 13:22

Suburban police have arrested a suspect who allegedly hit a police officer and a construction worker with a vehicle after committing multiple carjackings on Thursday afternoon.

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