Created: Sat, Oct 16 2021 08:48:58 PM
Author: Vi Nguyen
A Chicago family is expressing heartbreak over the death of a young basketball star who was known for her infectious personality and aspired to play in the WNBA.
Created: Sat, Oct 16 2021 06:00:25 PM
Author: Patrick Rose
Candace Parker isn’t anticipating another rout that would complete the perfect ending to her homecoming by bringing the city of Chicago and the Sky a WNBA title
Created: Sat, Oct 16 2021 05:07:06 PM
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his wife M.K. Pritzker reported adjusted gross income of about $5.1 million in 2020, according to portions of his tax returns released by the billionaire Democrat’s campaign.
Created: Sat, Oct 16 2021 04:21:26 PM
A lawsuit seeks to block new Illinois state legislative district maps, saying Black residents of East St. Louis were unconstitutionally split up into multiple House districts to help white Democratic incumbents in neighboring districts win reelection.
Created: Sat, Oct 16 2021 03:58:38 PM
As winter approaches, the city of Chicago is stepping up efforts to get people prepared for the cold weather by encouraging residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine, but also the flu shot.
Created: Sat, Oct 16 2021 03:13:41 PM
Officials in suburban Dixmoor say that water pressure is less than half of its normal levels in recent days, “effectively cutting off” water from area residents.
Created: Sat, Oct 16 2021 02:07:05 PM
Three people are in custody after allegedly luring a man to a scene for an inspection and then violently assaulting him at the behest of a man who claimed the victim owed him money.
Created: Sat, Oct 16 2021 01:07:31 PM
An Illinois State Police master sergeant escaped injury early Saturday morning after a vehicle slammed into his patrol vehicle while he was pulled over on the side of the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway.
Created: Sat, Oct 16 2021 11:10:54 AM
The city of Chicago is stepping up its efforts to boost COVID vaccination numbers before the end of the year, and numerous local organizations are hosting vaccine drives in the coming week.
Created: Sat, Oct 16 2021 09:59:56 AM
As a young child, Kierra Moore was so drawn to basketball that she insisted on playing with the older kids.
Created: Sat, Oct 16 2021 09:24:37 AM
The Chicago Sky are hoping to capture their first-ever WNBA championship on Sunday afternoon at Wintrust Arena, but fans looking to be in the building for the team’s shot at history will have to open up their pocketbooks.
Created: Sat, Oct 16 2021 08:46:22 AM
Two Chicago police officers were injured early Saturday morning when their squad car was struck by another vehicle that ran through a red light in the city’s South Austin neighborhood.
Created: Sat, Oct 16 2021 08:20:59 AM
It’s been 150 days since the city of Chicago has registered a high temperature of less than 60 degrees, but that streak will likely come to an end Saturday, as cooler-than-average highs are expected to start the weekend.
Created: Sat, Oct 16 2021 01:08:52 AM
Author: Stephanie Stremplewski
Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot has been making major noise throughout the WNBA playoffs.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 08:46:29 PM
Chicago Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara released a video statement Friday night after a Cook County judge ordered the union chief to stop making public comments encouraging his members to defy the city’s COVID vaccine policies.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 08:03:09 PM
A young child and three others sustained serious injuries during a pin-in crash Friday evening in Chicago's Grand Crossing neighborhood, according to fire authorities.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 06:48:21 PM
Author: Phil Rogers
A Cook County judge on Friday ordered Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara to stop making public comments encouraging his members to defy the city’s COVID vaccine policies.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 06:46:47 PM
Chicago's ongoing postal delivery issues were the subject of a U.S. House committee hearing that sought to examine "dramatic reductions" in United States Postal Service performance both in the city and nationwide.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 06:18:21 PM
Far more Indiana residents have been receiving COVID-19 vaccine booster shots than getting new vaccinations since those shots became available last month.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 05:44:29 PM
A heavy police presence was reported in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood Friday afternoon following a shooting in which a suspect opened fire, injuring a man during an armed robbery, authorities said.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 05:16:27 PM
The Chicago Sky will play one of its biggest games yet Friday, and some young fans will be following along, rallying for the team to walk away with another win, furthering the quest to become WNBA Champions.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 04:27:20 PM
Gold medalist Simone Biles, as well as a number of other Olympic gymnasts, will take their talents to Rosemont this weekend as part of the 2021 "Gold Over America Tour."
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 04:13:16 PM
The Illinois Department of Public Health is adopting a new definition of what constitutes a COVID-19 outbreak in schools, which will result in a fewer number of reported outbreaks, according to information provided by health officials.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 02:57:57 PM
A man who was shot in the arm by Kyle Rittenhouse during a protest last year against police brutality in Wisconsin has filed a federal lawsuit alleging police enabled the violence by allowing an armed militia to have free run of the streets during the demonstration.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 02:53:59 PM
Author: Becca Wood
"Chicago Party Aunt" has made its Netflix debut and for many native Chicagoans, her voice will sound familiar.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 02:50:30 PM
Illinois Democrats are poised to approve new congressional district maps that would give Democratic candidates an advantage in elections over the next decade as their party fights to keep control of the U.S. House in 2022.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 02:37:14 PM
A southern Indiana couple brought their 4- and 5-year-old children to Walgreens to receive the flu shot earlier this month, but instead, the young kids were given doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, the parents and their attorney allege. Alexandra and Joshua Price say the situation transpired on Oct. 4 at a Walgreens in Evansville, Indiana. The family left the pharmacy,...
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 02:26:43 PM
Lovers of The Original Rainbow Cone know the rainbow is made up of five flavors: orange sherbet, pistachio, Palmer House, strawberry and chocolate. That rainbow is about to get a few new friends, including a fall-friendly pumpkin flavor. “After extensive research and a lot of taste-testing, The Original Rainbow Cone team is updating their menu to introduce a rainbow of...
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 02:00:43 PM
Chicago's new "The Office" Experience, based on the popular and long-running series, opens Friday on the city's Magnificent Mile.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 01:58:41 PM
Author: Nina Florez
Nothing says scary like a zombie maze, spine-chilling performances and interactive experiences such as Frankenstein’s Laboratory and Dracula’s Lair. That is exactly what you will find this weekend at Naper Settlement's All Hallow's Eve event.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 01:56:55 PM
Gordon Ramsay Burger, the first Chicago restaurant from the Michelin-starred chef, is hiring beginning next week, Ramsay's team announced.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 01:41:20 PM
How did daylight saving time get started in the first place and is there any chance of it permanently ending any time soon?
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 01:36:10 PM
A panel of U.S. health advisers on Friday endorsed booster doses of Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot COVID-19 vaccine, but what will that mean for those who got the vaccine and what still needs to happen?
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 01:02:07 PM
Gov. J.B. Pritzker said it remains too early to give an indication of when he might lift Illinois' indoor mask requirement, even as state COVID-19 metrics continue to dip.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 12:35:50 PM
Illinois health officials on Friday reported 15,669 new COVID-19 cases in the past week, along with 184 additional deaths and over 189,000 new vaccine doses administered.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 12:34:07 PM
Does that costume mask count as a face mask under Illinois' COVID masking guidelines?
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 11:13:17 AM
Author: Gordon Wittenmyer
Carter Hawkins joins the Cubs front office after 14 seasons with Cleveland.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 10:58:24 AM
Naperville North High School is canceling classes Friday for the second time in a little over three weeks for another threat at the school, District 203 officials said.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 10:52:53 AM
There's more to the story behind the iconic Michael Myers mask, Jamie Lee Curtis revealed.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 10:13:17 AM
The deadline for Illinois workers in state congregate settings to receive their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine has been extended again, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's office confirmed Friday.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 10:03:52 AM
This year, Halloween and the fall season will "look a little different," Illinois' top doctor said as the state issued new guidelines for how to safely celebrate during the coronavirus pandemic.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 09:53:23 AM
With Halloween just weeks away and fall weather arriving, Illinois' health department on Friday issued new guidance for how to navigate the holiday and fall festivities, including when you should wear masks and things to know for trick-or-treating.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 09:25:07 AM
Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic across Illinois today.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 08:22:40 AM
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Friday she ordered her office to file a complaint against Chicago's police union and its president, John Catanzara, "for engaging in, supporting, and encouraging a work stoppage or strike."
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 07:10:58 AM
What started as an April Fool's joke has now turned into a National Cheese Curd Day dream come true - but it will only be available for a single day.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 06:55:47 AM
Tinley Park police called off a manhunt after hours of searching for shooting suspects who led police on a high-speed chase before fleeing on foot in the south Chicago suburb.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 06:38:01 AM
A woman stabbed and seriously injured a man after he told her to put on a mask inside a West Town convenience store Thursday afternoon.
Created: Fri, Oct 15 2021 06:02:53 AM
The deadline for Chicago's employee vaccine mandate is Friday, raising concerns for some leaders as a standoff between the city and some first responders reaches a pivotal point. Here's what you should know about the debate and what has happened so far.
Created: Thu, Oct 14 2021 10:14:35 PM
This week, NBC 5's Food Guy, Steve Dolinsky decided to visit Evanston where he encountered a Belgian-trained chocolatier whose known for making homemade treats using old world techniques.
Created: Thu, Oct 14 2021 09:38:32 PM
With a vaccine mandate soon going into effect for city employees, Chicago officials are expressing concerns about potential staffing issues among first responders and police officers, even amid assurances that those issues won’t impact the city this weekend.