NBC Top Stories - Newsdialy Online News

Go to content

Main menu:

NBC

NBC Chicago Local News

5 to Watch: Local Triathlete Sets Record, Medals on the Line for Swimming and More


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 10:46:39 AM

Author:

The U.S. will be looking to continue its incredible medal comeback in a number of events as the Tokyo Games continue Sunday night and into Monday morning.

Read more: 5 to Watch: Local Triathlete Sets Record, Medals on the Line for Swimming and More


Police Investigate Shooting In Parking Lot of Oak Forest Strip Mall


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 10:27:00 PM

Author:

The parking lot of a strip mall in south suburban Oak Forest turned into a crime scene late Sunday afternoon following the report of a shooting.

Read more: Police Investigate Shooting In Parking Lot of Oak Forest Strip Mall


Man Crashes After Being Fatally Shot in Shoot-Out: Chicago Police


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 08:23:03 PM

Author:

A 26-year-old man crashed his vehicle and died after being shot multiple times Sunday in a shoot-out in the East Side neighborhood, according to Chicago police.

Read more: Man Crashes After Being Fatally Shot in Shoot-Out: Chicago Police


Kevin McDowell's Show of Sportsmanship a Highlight in His Record Finish in Triathlon


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 06:54:08 PM

Author:

In the middle of his historic race in the Tokyo Olympics, Geneva, Illinois, triathlete Kevin McDowell was already doing something no one expected. But then, he made it even better.

Read more: Kevin McDowell's Show of Sportsmanship a Highlight in His Record Finish in Triathlon


Geneva Native Kevin McDowell Places 6th in Men's Triathlon – A Record for an American Man


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 06:39:14 PM

Author:

Geneva native Kevin McDowell finished sixth in the men's triathlon, marking the best finish by an American since the event was added to the Olympics in 2000.

Read more: Geneva Native Kevin McDowell Places 6th in Men's Triathlon – A Record for an American Man


Chicago Violence: At Least 8 Dead, 52 Injured in Weekend Shootings


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 09:17:08 AM

Author:

At least seven people have died and 45 others have been injured across the city of Chicago so far this weekend, police said.

Read more: Chicago Violence: At Least 8 Dead, 52 Injured in Weekend Shootings


Former Blackhawks, Coyotes Defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson Retires


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 05:47:50 PM

Author: Tori Rubinstein

Coyotes insider Craig Morgon reported Sunday that former Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson has retired.

Read more: Former Blackhawks, Coyotes Defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson Retires


Bryant, Rizzo, Bote Homer as Cubs Beat Diamondbacks 5-1


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 05:35:26 PM

Author: John Jackson

Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and David Bote homered, Trevor Williams pitched effectively into the seventh inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1

Read more: Bryant, Rizzo, Bote Homer as Cubs Beat Diamondbacks 5-1


5 to Watch: Big Opening Ceremony Moments, Local Rower Makes Olympic Debut


Created: Thu, Jul 22 2021 10:22:15 AM

Author:

Here is what you need to watch in Tokyo during the Opening Ceremony, plus one final pre-Opening Ceremony event.

Read more: 5 to Watch: Big Opening Ceremony Moments, Local Rower Makes Olympic Debut


5 to Watch: Medals Begin, 3×3 Basketball Makes Olympic Debut, Locals on Full Display


Created: Fri, Jul 23 2021 11:11:43 AM

Author:

The Tokyo Games are now fully underway and there's no shortage of local athletes to root for in Saturday's events. Plus, things are starting off with some big matches.

Read more: 5 to Watch: Medals Begin, 3×3 Basketball Makes Olympic Debut, Locals on Full Display


5 to Watch: US Dominates in the Pool, Volleyball Win, Skateboarding History


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 09:47:03 AM

Author:

There will be no shortage of excitement this weekend in the Tokyo Olympics.

Read more: 5 to Watch: US Dominates in the Pool, Volleyball Win, Skateboarding History


Michigan-Native Amanda Chidester, Team USA Softball Hope to Continue Win Streak vs. Japan


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 03:52:14 PM

Author:

The United States softball team has already clinched a berth in the gold medal game later this week, but they’ll have some business to attend to Sunday, as they’ll face undefeated Japan in a game with significant consequences for that contest.

Read more: Michigan-Native Amanda Chidester, Team USA Softball Hope to Continue Win Streak vs. Japan


Gary Family Renews Push for Answers 6 Years After Toddler and Aunt Disappeared


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 03:43:50 PM

Author: Lexi Sutter

Six years to the day after a 2-year-old boy and his aunt disappeared from a relative's home in Gary, Indiana, the young child's parents and other loved ones united Sunday and intensified their calls for answers from both police and the community.

Read more: Gary Family Renews Push for Answers 6 Years After Toddler and Aunt Disappeared


Police Locate Teen With Autism After He Was Reported Missing in Suburban Aurora


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 02:31:52 PM

Author:

Authorities in suburban Aurora are searching for a missing teen with autism, who was last seen near an elementary school over the weekend.

Read more: Police Locate Teen With Autism After He Was Reported Missing in Suburban Aurora


Blackhawks' Seth Jones Is Coming to Chicago With a Chip on His Shoulder


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 08:05:58 PM

Author: Charlie Roumeliotis

Seth Jones doesn't read too much into what the critics are saying on social media, but you can bet he's coming to Chicago with a chip on his shoulder.

Read more: Blackhawks' Seth Jones Is Coming to Chicago With a Chip on His Shoulder


Tick Native to Southeastern US Found in Suburban Chicago


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 02:11:55 PM

Author:

A tick species native to the southeastern part of the United States has been found outside Chicago

Read more: Tick Native to Southeastern US Found in Suburban Chicago


Air Pollution Action Day Declared for Chicago Metropolitan Area


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 01:54:23 PM

Author:

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency has determined that an air pollution action day will be declared for the metropolitan Chicago area on Monday, with elevated particulate and ozone levels that could impact older residents and those with pulmonary or respiratory issues. In northwest Indiana, an air quality alert is in effect until midnight for Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Newton and Jasper...

Read more: Air Pollution Action Day Declared for Chicago Metropolitan Area


Geneva-Native Kevin McDowell Overcame Huge Challenges to Compete in Olympic Triathlon


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 01:01:38 PM

Author:

It’s been a long road to the Tokyo Olympics for suburban Geneva-native Kevin McDowell, but he will finally get his chance to compete this week as he’ll participate in the men’s triathlon.

Read more: Geneva-Native Kevin McDowell Overcame Huge Challenges to Compete in Olympic Triathlon


2021 NHL Draft: Meet the Newest Chicago Blackhawks Prospects


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 11:33:38 AM

Author: James Neveau

The 2021 NHL Draft has come and gone, and the Chicago Blackhawks were one of the most active teams in the draft, swapping several picks and picking up a group of youngsters who will hope to one day take the ice at the United Center.

Read more: 2021 NHL Draft: Meet the Newest Chicago Blackhawks Prospects


Pelosi Intends to Appoint 2nd Republican to Jan. 6 Committee


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 10:40:19 AM

Author: Hope Yen and Mary Clare Jalonick

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she intends to name a second Republican critic of Donald Trump, Rep. Adam Kinzinger, to a special committee investigating the Capitol riot

Read more: Pelosi Intends to Appoint 2nd Republican to Jan. 6 Committee


Cubs Make Roster Move, Activate David Bote From Injured List


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 10:50:08 AM

Author:

The Chicago Cubs made a roster move Sunday, reinstating infielder David Bote from the injured list.

Read more: Cubs Make Roster Move, Activate David Bote From Injured List


Chicago Forecast: Hot, Less Humid Conditions Expected, Along With Sunny Skies


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 10:07:04 AM

Author:

The Chicago area will continue to see hot and hazy conditions on Sunday, but the oppressive humidity that sent heat indices soaring into the triple digits on Saturday will ease considerably, making for a more comfortable afternoon in the area.

Read more: Chicago Forecast: Hot, Less Humid Conditions Expected, Along With Sunny Skies


6 Hospitalized After Sunday Crash on Bishop Ford Expressway


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 09:32:39 AM

Author:

Six people were hospitalized after an early morning crash on the Bishop Ford Expressway.

Read more: 6 Hospitalized After Sunday Crash on Bishop Ford Expressway


1 Shot, 1 Stabbed in River North Attack, Chicago Police Say


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 08:37:41 AM

Author:

A man was shot and another was stabbed early Sunday in River North, police say.

Read more: 1 Shot, 1 Stabbed in River North Attack, Chicago Police Say


Stefanie Dolson, Team USA Dominating Early Stages of 3×3 Basketball Pool Play


Created: Sun, Jul 25 2021 08:28:29 AM

Author: James Neveau

It’s been a strong showing for the United States so far in the 3x3 Olympic basketball tournament, and Chicago Sky forward Stefanie Dolson has been a big part of that effort, as the team remains undefeated thus far in pool play.

Read more: Stefanie Dolson, Team USA Dominating Early Stages of 3×3 Basketball Pool Play


Severe Storms Topple Trees and Damage Cars in Chicago Area


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 09:36:54 PM

Author: Vi Nguyen

From the North and South Sides of Chicago to the suburbs, fierce storms brought down tree limbs and branches Saturday afternoon and even damaged some vehicles. “I was inside the house, the thunderstorm was happening,” said Eli Montes, who lives in Norridge. “It was coming down quite hard. I went to the restroom—I just heard like a loud boom.” Montes...

Read more: Severe Storms Topple Trees and Damage Cars in Chicago Area


Anthony Miller Thanks Bears Fans After Trade to Texans


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 08:42:09 PM

Author: Michael Allardyce

Wide receiver Anthony Miller thanked Chicago Bears fans after being traded to the Houston Texans.

Read more: Anthony Miller Thanks Bears Fans After Trade to Texans


Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Chicago Area


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 03:47:20 PM

Author:

A severe thunderstorm watch was issued for all of the Chicago area late Saturday afternoon as the region remained under a chance for strong storms and heavy rains, according to the National Weather Service.

Read more: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued for Chicago Area


Indiana Lake Michigan Port Sees Big Jump in Shipments


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 06:36:29 PM

Author:

Indiana’s Lake Michigan port has seen a big increase in shipments this year as the global economy rebounds from the coronavirus pandemic.

Read more: Indiana Lake Michigan Port Sees Big Jump in Shipments


Chicago Violence: At Least 6 Dead, 23 Injured in Weekend Shootings


Created: Fri, Jul 23 2021 08:46:10 PM

Author:

At least three people have been shot across the city of Chicago so far this weekend, police said.

Read more: Chicago Violence: At Least 6 Dead, 23 Injured in Weekend Shootings


MLB Trade Deadline: Cubs' Matt Duffy Knows What Teammates Facing


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 02:41:03 PM

Author: Tim Stebbins

Cubs infielder Matt Duffy has already experienced what could be awaiting several teammates this week at the trade deadline.

Read more: MLB Trade Deadline: Cubs' Matt Duffy Knows What Teammates Facing


Elevated Metal Levels Found in Water Near Rockton's Chemtool


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 03:54:43 PM

Author:

Officials have found elevated levels of harmful metals in groundwater monitoring wells at a Rockton Superfund toxic waste site.

Read more: Elevated Metal Levels Found in Water Near Rockton's Chemtool


Big Ten Says Schools Will Decide on COVID-19 Protocols


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 01:23:05 PM

Author:

Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren said the conference will take take a “decentralized” approach to COVID-19 protocols by allowing each school to put in place its own plan.

Read more: Big Ten Says Schools Will Decide on COVID-19 Protocols


How to Watch Zach LaVine on Team USA Olympic Basketball in Tokyo


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 11:25:41 AM

Author: Rob Schaefer

Heres how to watch Zach LaVine and Team USA basketball play in the Tokyo Olympics. Get channel guides, TV schedules, live stream info and more here.

Read more: How to Watch Zach LaVine on Team USA Olympic Basketball in Tokyo


Blackhawks Draft Colton Dach, Younger Brother of Kirby, at No. 62 Overall


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 11:57:38 AM

Author: Charlie Roumeliotis

The Blackhawks have selected center Colton Dach with the No. 62 overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft. He is the younger brother of Blackhawks center Kirby Dach.

Read more: Blackhawks Draft Colton Dach, Younger Brother of Kirby, at No. 62 Overall


Taste of Lincoln Avenue Brings Live Music, Chicago Fare to North Side This Weekend


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 01:07:35 PM

Author:

Taste of Lincoln Avenue comes to Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood this weekend, bringing live music and local bites.

Read more: Taste of Lincoln Avenue Brings Live Music, Chicago Fare to North Side This Weekend


16-Year-Old Boy Killed in Englewood Crash


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 11:28:09 AM

Author:

A 16-year-old boy was killed in a crash late Friday night in Englewood on the South Side.

Read more: 16-Year-Old Boy Killed in Englewood Crash


‘Dangerous' Heat in Store for Chicago Area Saturday, Officials Warn


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 10:40:55 AM

Author:

The Chicago area is expected to see a "dangerously" high heat index Saturday, with values reaching near 100 degrees, the National Weather Service warned.

Read more: ‘Dangerous' Heat in Store for Chicago Area Saturday, Officials Warn


FBI Warns Against Illegal Fake Vaccine Cards Ahead of Lollapalooza in Chicago


Created: Thu, Jul 22 2021 01:01:22 PM

Author:

Creating, using and selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards are considered illegal activities, the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Chicago warned ahead of Lollapalooza, one of the city's biggest summer events.

Read more: FBI Warns Against Illegal Fake Vaccine Cards Ahead of Lollapalooza in Chicago


2 Shot, Including 17-Year-Old Boy, in Englewood


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 09:40:24 AM

Author:

Two people were shot, including a 17-year-old boy, Saturday in the Englewood neighborhood.

Read more: 2 Shot, Including 17-Year-Old Boy, in Englewood


Chicago Weather: Hot, Humid With Scattered Storms on Tap Saturday


Created: Sat, Jul 24 2021 08:21:17 AM

Author:

The Chicago area will likely have a mostly hazy, hot and humid weekend with high temperatures hitting the 90s and chances for scattered thunderstorms.

Read more: Chicago Weather: Hot, Humid With Scattered Storms on Tap Saturday


Brewers Beat White Sox 7-1; La Russa, Anderson Ejected


Created: Fri, Jul 23 2021 10:47:59 PM

Author: Steve Megargee

Tyrone Taylor hit a grand slam to cap the Milwaukee Brewers’ six-run outburst in the seventh inning of a 7-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox

Read more: Brewers Beat White Sox 7-1; La Russa, Anderson Ejected


Blackhawks Select D Nolan Allan With No. 32 Overall Pick in 2021 NHL Draft


Created: Fri, Jul 23 2021 10:49:58 PM

Author: Charlie Roumeliotis

The Blackhawks have selected defenseman Nolan Allan with the No. 32overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft.

Read more: Blackhawks Select D Nolan Allan With No. 32 Overall Pick in 2021 NHL Draft


Twitter and NHL Reacts to Blackhawks Trade for Seth Jones


Created: Fri, Jul 23 2021 09:03:40 PM

Author: Michael Allardyce

The Chicago Blackhawks made a splash by trading for defenseman Seth Jones right before the NHL Draft.

Read more: Twitter and NHL Reacts to Blackhawks Trade for Seth Jones


Chicago Boy, 2, Recovers Months After Being Shot in the Head


Created: Fri, Jul 23 2021 08:25:36 PM

Author:

Just three months after being shot in the head, a young Chicago boy is out of the hospital and living the life of a typical 2-year-old.

Read more: Chicago Boy, 2, Recovers Months After Being Shot in the Head


Man Enters Home Through Window, Sexually Assaults Sleeping Child: Chicago Police


Created: Fri, Jul 23 2021 07:43:52 PM

Author:

Chicago police have launched a search for a man who broke into a home early Thursday morning and sexually assaulted a 7-year-old girl who was sleeping at the time, according to a community alert from police.

Read more: Man Enters Home Through Window, Sexually Assaults Sleeping Child: Chicago Police


Báez, Chirinos Homer, Davies Wins as Cubs Pound D-Backs 8-3


Created: Fri, Jul 23 2021 07:26:47 PM

Author:

Javier Báez homered, Robinson Chirinos went deep twice, Zach Davies earned his first win since a combined no-hitter last month and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3 on Friday.

Read more: Báez, Chirinos Homer, Davies Wins as Cubs Pound D-Backs 8-3


Images Show Abandoned Olympic Venues Around the World


Created: Fri, Jul 23 2021 05:55:17 PM

Author:

15 photos show frozen-in-time moments at abandoned Olympics venues months and years after their use.

Read more: Images Show Abandoned Olympic Venues Around the World


Blackhawks Acquire Seth Jones in Trade With Blue Jackets


Created: Fri, Jul 23 2021 05:57:45 PM

Author: James Neveau

The Chicago Blackhawks have made a massive splash just before the NHL Draft on Friday, reportedly acquiring defenseman Seth Jones in a trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Read more: Blackhawks Acquire Seth Jones in Trade With Blue Jackets


Boy Airlifted to Hospital After Being Pulled From Pond: Lake in the Hills Police


Created: Fri, Jul 23 2021 07:04:07 PM

Author:

Bystanders rescued a young boy who was discovered unresponsive in a pond Friday afternoon in the McHenry County village of Lake in the Hills, authorities said.

Read more: Boy Airlifted to Hospital After Being Pulled From Pond: Lake in the Hills Police

 
Copyright 2015. All rights reserved.
Back to content | Back to main menu