12 hours ago

5 Injured After Car Crashes Into Minivan

The incident occurred when a Chevy Malibu, driven by a 21-year-old man, drove through a red light and struck a Honda minivan, according to authorities. The crash occurred just before 3 a.m. in the 800 block of North Central Avenue.

    5 Injured After Car Crashes Into Minivan
    Five people were injured when a car crashed into a minivan in the city's Austin neighborhood on Saturday morning. The incident occurred when a Chevy Malibu, driven by a 21-year-old man, drove through a red light and struck a Honda minivan, according to authorities. The crash occurred just before 3 a.m.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

24 hours ago

Gang Conflict in Rogers Park Killed Popular Teacher: Ald.

At the intersection of Morse and Glenwood, where Cynthia Trevillion was shot, flowers and notes mark a make-shift memorial.

    Gang Conflict in Rogers Park Killed Popular Teacher: Ald.
    It would be easy to say Friday night Oct. 13 was unlucky for Cynthia Trevillion. The realty is the tragic event that occurred that night impacted so many more people and highlights an often-overlooked aspect of Chicago's gang violence: it is not just the south and west sides that feel the painful sting of violence.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

35 hours ago

Groups of Teen Robbers Targeting Pedestrians Near Grant Park

200 block of E. Balbo Dr. on November 8, 2017 at 9:30 p.m.

100 block of E. Balbo Dr. on November 9, 2017 at 9:30 p.m.

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500 block of S. Michigan Ave. on November 12, 2017 at 8:05 p.m. 

    Groups of Teen Robbers Targeting Pedestrians Near Grant Park
    As shoppers, tourists and residents flock to downtown Chicago this holiday season, police are warning of groups of teenage robbers targeting pedestrians in the popular Grant Park area. The co-ed groups have robbed tourists and residents walking at night along Michigan Avenue between Congress and Balbo, including in Grant Park, police said in a community alert.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

Oct 20

Updated 37 hours ago

Oh Rats! Neighbors Want City to Remove 'Rat Tree'

In the 1900 block of North Mozart, with a mixture of new and older housing---and foliage readying for fall---Wanda Goin readies for the battle of the day.

    Oh Rats! Neighbors Want City to Remove 'Rat Tree'
    In the 1900 block of North Mozart, with a mixture of new and older housing---and foliage readying for fall---Wanda Goin readies for the battle of the day. "I think this past year is probably the worst I've seen for rats," she says.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

  • Warning: unless the label says otherwise, Zappers are strictly for indoor use.

  • Got a third las night. That's three inside a week.
    If the trend continues, will launch a new thread lauding the zapper w/ link to this one that includes Kevin's great advice and insight for baits & mechanical traps.

38 hours ago

Off-Duty Cop in Serious Condition After 'Domestic Incident'

Few details have been released, but Chicago Police News Affairs said the 47-year-old officer suffered a head injury just after 8 a.m. near 76th Street and Stony Island Avenue

    Off-Duty Cop in Serious Condition After 'Domestic Incident'
    An off-duty police officer is in serious condition after what authorities are calling a "domestic incident." Few details have been released, but Chicago Police News Affairs said the 47-year-old officer suffered a head injury just after 8 a.m. near 76th Street and Stony Island Avenue.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

2 days ago

Flames Rip Through Pennsylvania Senior Living Community

The fire spread to multiple buildings of the Barclay Friends community located along the 700 block of North Franklin Street in West Chester. 

    Flames Rip Through Pennsylvania Senior Living Community
    Flames ripped through a senior living community in Chester County, Pennsylvania Thursday evening. More than twenty residents have been taken to hospitals and many ambulances could be seen near the fire...
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

2 days ago

Residents Worry Keys Meant For Postal Workers Used in Thefts

The victim, who NBC 5 is not naming out of their concerns for safety, said Thursday the men made off with multiple other items from the building in the 4700 block of North Sheridan Road.

On the 4700 block of North Malden, residents also believe thieves are getting into the lockbox and into the building they say cameras here, caught suspects near the box the same day a woman reported an attempted break in.

    Residents Worry Keys Meant For Postal Workers Used in Thefts
    Two men were caught on camera entering an Uptown building and exiting with electronics and valuables that belong to a local resident. The victim, who NBC 5 is not naming out of their concerns for safety, said Thursday the men made off with multiple other items from the building in the 4700 block of North Sheridan Road.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

2 days ago

2 Winning Lottery Tickets Sold in Chicago Area

The ticket sold in Chicago was handed out at Luciano’s Grocery, located in the 1700 block of West 18th Street. The ticket sold in Harvey was sold at the Marathon gas station at 2 East 159th Street, according to the Lottery.

    2 Winning Lottery Tickets Sold in Chicago Area
    Two lucky winners are holding onto lottery tickets worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in the Chicago area. Those tickets, sold as part of the Illinois Lottery's "Lucky Day Lotto" drawing, are each worth $675,000, according to the Lottery.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

3 days ago

Korean War Vet Gets Police Escort Home After Being Carjacked

After telling police about being carjacked — Dennis Baker returned home to West 61st and Carpenter where the crime happened.

    Korean War Vet Gets Police Escort Home After Being Carjacked
    After a brazen carjacking turned deadly, the 88-year-old Korean War veteran and victim returned home with the help of Chicago police after a terrifying day.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

3 days ago

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Chicago

The store was the Cragin Fresh Market, located at 5958 West Addison Street, according to the Illinois Lottery.

    Winning Lottery Ticket Sold in Chicago
    If you've purchased a Mega Millions ticket in Chicago recently, you should probably check your numbers.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

3 days ago

Chicago Bar Named One of World's Best

According to the folks at World’s 50 Best Bars, The Aviary, located in the 900 block of West Fulton Market in the city’s West Town neighborhood, is among the best establishments to grab a drink and food in the entire world.

    Chicago Bar Named One of World's Best
    There are countless great bars in Chicago, but only one of them was deemed worthy of a new list of the world's best. According to the folks at World's 50 Best Bars, The Aviary, located in the 900 block of West Fulton Market in the city's West Town neighborhood, is among the best establishments to grab a drink and food in the entire world.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

3 days ago

Chicago Tops 600 Homicides for 2nd Time in Over a Decade

The latest fatal shooting happened Tuesday evening, when three people were shot on the city's West Side. The group was in the 500 block of South Lockwood just after 5 p.m. when they said a light-colored vehicle pulled up and someone inside it opened fire, according to authorities. 

    Chicago Tops 600 Homicides for 2nd Time in Over a Decade
    Chicago's homicide number has climbed above 600 for only the second time in more than a decade. Three people fatally shot over the last two days brought the city's total number of homicides for 2017 over the grim threshold, according to data from the Chicago Tribune and police department.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

4 days ago

Donate to Annual NBC 5, Telemundo Chicago Coat Drive

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    Donate to Annual NBC 5, Telemundo Chicago Coat Drive
    Give the gift of warmth this holiday season by donating to the NBC 5, Telemundo Chicago and Comcast Making A Difference Coat Drive. Donate a new or gently used coat to the Salvation Army as part of the annual event. Special thanks to our Coat Drive partner, Metra.
    https://www.nbcchicago.com

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