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Special Olympics Celebrates 50th Anniversary in Chicago

4 hours 12 min ago


Chicago celebrates the 50th anniversary of Special Olympics this week--a huge event that all started with a simple track meet. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has the details.

Blue Line Service Disrupted Due to 'Suspicious Object': CTA

4 hours 51 min ago


Blue Line service was suspended Monday afternoon due to a “suspecious object” found at one the line’s stops, the Chicago Transit Authority said.

Top 20 Most Expensive Food Items on Your Grocery Bill

6 hours 16 min ago


A new study shows that the price of food has risen 26.8 percent over the span of 10 years. Here’s a look at the top 20 items that may appear as the most expensive in your food bill.

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Family Remembers 'Best Dad' Who Died at Suburban Speedway

6 hours 48 min ago


If it’s Friday night and the summertime, you’d likely find Tim Erjavac at the racetrack.

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IDOC Searches for Parolee Who Escaped From Agents in Chicago

6 hours 50 min ago


The Illinois Department of Corrections is searching for a parolee who escaped apprehension Monday in Chicago, the department said.

Baez to Bat Lead-Off in All Star Game

7 hours 4 min ago


Chicago Cubs superstar Javier Baez will have a very important role for the National League All-Stars in Tuesday’s MLB All-Star Game.

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Father of 4, Beloved Florist Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash

7 hours 13 min ago


A 64-year-old florist was struck and killed while crossing a street on Chicago's West Side over the weekend.

$22M Program May Have Had Dubious Benefits: City Inspector

8 hours 6 min ago


Chicago Inspector General Joseph Ferguson criticized a City of Chicago wellness program Monday, saying officials had set up no mechanisms to determine whether employees were leading healthier lives, or if...

Scattered Showers and Storms Possible in Chicago Area

9 hours 41 min ago


Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms could impact parts of the Chicago area Monday.
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Questions Remain After Police Release Video of Shooting

9 hours 54 min ago


Following the release of video footage of an officer fatally shooting a man on Chicago's South Side Saturday, activists say several questions remain about the incident as they continue to call for reforms.

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A Look at the Governor's Mansion Before Its Renovation

12 hours 3 min ago


After "years of neglect," the Illinois Governor's Mansion got a massive $15 million renovation that took more than two years to complete. Take an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the private residence before...

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Green City Market to Hold Annual Chef BBQ This Week

12 hours 13 min ago


Chicago's popular Green City Market will soon hold its annual Chef BBQ, bringing more than 100 of the city's top restaurants, wineries, breweries and distilleries together for a sustainable tasting menu...

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Chicago Weather: Steamy for All, Stormy for Some

13 hours 29 min ago


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Fact Check: No Proof Rauner Profits Off Family Separation

15 hours 53 min ago


A new television campaign ad accuses Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, a Republican seeking another term in November, of profiting off President Donald Trump's since abandoned "zero tolerance" border policy of...

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Man Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on West Side

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 23:28


A 64-year-old man was struck and killed while crossing a street on Sunday night.

2 Dead, at Least 5 Wounded in Sunday Shootings

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 20:07


Two people are dead and at least five other people have been wounded in shootings across the city of Chicago on Sunday.

Bears Reveal They're 'Very Cavallari' Fans

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 20:01


Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is living his best life as the husband of reality star Kristin Cavallari, and his former team is certainly paying attenion.

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Baez Joins Exclusive Club With Incredible First Half

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 17:44


Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez has wowed the baseball world with his strong first half of the season, but the exclusive company that season has landed him in may surprise you.

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Former Blackhawk Ray Emery Dies at Age 35

Sun, 07/15/2018 - 15:17


Former Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Ray Emery has died in a drowning accident in Canada, authorities confirmed Sunday.

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