Created: Sun, Nov 29 2020 07:06:57 PM
Chicago police are warning residents of a string of vehicle thefts reported in November in the Gold Coast, Old Town and River North neighborhoods. In each incident, someone’s vehicle was parked, unoccupied or left running with the keys in the ignition, according to a community alert from Chicago police. When a person was away from their vehicle a man approached, entered and drove...
Created: Fri, Nov 27 2020 10:45:10 PM
Author: Adam Hoge
From blindsided to ignored to injured and now back to starter, its been a remarkable 62 days for Mitch Trubisky.
Created: Sun, Nov 29 2020 06:43:06 PM
A 37-year-old inmate from Arizona has died at a northwestern Illinois prison after a fight with another inmate
Created: Sun, Nov 29 2020 06:37:09 PM
Illinois health officials reported 7,178 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, along with 57 additional deaths. According to the Illinois Department of Public Health, the state has now confirmed 720,114 cases of the virus since the pandemic began, along with 12,193 confirmed fatalities. The state is also reporting 689 deaths that are classified as “probable” COVID-19 fatalities. Sunday was a...
Created: Sun, Nov 29 2020 05:28:18 PM
Health officials in Indiana have reported an additional 4,335 cases of coronavirus on Sunday, along with 24 more deaths attributed to the virus. According to the latest data from the Indiana State Department of Health, Sunday’s new cases bring the statewide total to 333,312 since the pandemic began earlier this year. The new cases come as the state reports 38,761...
Created: Sun, Nov 29 2020 04:35:45 PM
A northwestern Indiana woman whose son was convicted in the shooting deaths of two Lake County teenagers faces perjury and other charges for allegedly trying to conceal his role in the killings
Created: Sun, Nov 29 2020 03:44:56 PM
A West Rogers man was charged with attempted murder after allegedly firing at a Chicago police officer Saturday afternoon. Gerardo Jasso, 35, is accused of firing at an officer during a stop in the 6200 block of North Oakley Avenue, according to Chicago police. Around 3:21 p.m. officers attempted to speak with Jasso after they saw him on a public...
Created: Sun, Nov 29 2020 03:00:09 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for parts of northern Indiana and southwest Michigan as heavy lake-effect snow is expected to begin the new work week. The watch will take effect late Sunday and will remain in effect through Tuesday morning. LaPorte, St. Joseph, Starke and Marshall counties in Indiana will be impacted by the watch,...
Created: Sun, Nov 29 2020 02:29:24 PM
The Chicago Bears made a roster move on Saturday afternoon, activating quarterback Tyler Bray from the club’s practice squad. That move would seem to indicate that quarterback Nick Foles, who was listed as doubtful for Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers, won’t suit up for the nationally televised contest at Lambeau Field. Foles suffered a hip injury in the...
Created: Sun, Nov 29 2020 02:20:18 PM
After a partly sunny start to the day Sunday, clouds will slowly begin building into the area, setting the stage for a cooldown in temperatures and the potential for snow to fall in the coming days. According to current forecast models, the clear skies early on will begin to cloud over in the afternoon hours, with a few spotty showers...
Created: Sun, Nov 29 2020 03:14:58 AM
The very first batch of COVID-19 vaccines arrived at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on a United Airlines flight from Brussels, Belgium, NBC News has learned. As reported Saturday, a source said “United Airlines has already flown its first chartered cargo flight to the United States from Brussels to Chicago with the vaccine on board.” However, it remained unclear how many...
Created: Sun, Nov 29 2020 12:28:08 AM
A man was arrested Saturday after allegedly getting into a shootout with officers in West Rogers Park. The incident unfolded about 3:15 p.m., when officers stopped the 35-year-old in the 6200 block of North Campbell Avenue, Chicago police said. During the stop, the man fired shots at the officers, who then returned fire, police said. No injuries were reported. The...
Created: Fri, Nov 27 2020 10:51:58 PM
A 1-year-old boy has been found safe after an Amber Alert was issued after a double homicide and child abduction in suburban Riverdale, according to authorities. According to the Riverdale Police Department, 1-year-old K’marion Hebron was abducted in the early morning hours of Nov. 27 from the 14000 block of South Tracy Avenue following a reported double homicide. Family of...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 03:57:48 AM
Riverdale police are continuing to search for the man they say killed two people, including the mother of his child, and then abducted that infant on Friday. According to authorities, Clarence Hebron, 32, remains at-large on Friday night, accused of killing Jessica Beal and her brother Damien and then abducting his 1-year-old son K’Marion. An Amber Alert was issued after...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 11:02:47 PM
Author: Vi Nguyen
A Chicago police officer was recognized Saturday for jumping into action while off-duty and saving an apartment fire victim’s life earlier in the week. On Monday afternoon, officer John Hanlon was running a personal errand in the 500 block of West North Avenue in Lincoln Park when he saw heavy smoke coming from an apartment building. “I looked north across...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 10:21:31 PM
Caesars Entertainment will have another year to sell its northwestern Indiana casino as required by state officials. The Indiana Gaming Commission voted this past week to give the Nevada-based company an extension from what had been a Dec. 31 deadline. The commission ordered Caesars in July to sell three Indiana casinos after its takeover by Eldorado Resorts gave the company five of Indiana’s...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 10:17:19 PM
A record 3 million people in Indiana cast their ballots for the Nov. 3 election, according to state officials. About 65%, or 3,068,542 of Indiana’s some 4.7 million registered voters, cast a vote in this year’s General Election. That’s the highest since presidential election since the 1992 election, when Bill Clinton unseated President George H.W. Bush. That year, 74% of...
Created: Wed, Mar 18 2020 05:54:01 PM
Statewide, Illinois has reported more than 712,000 cases in all of the state’s 102 counties, with more than 12,100 fatalities as of Saturday. The state was under stay-at-home order, which took effect on March 21 and continued through May 29. That day marked the first day the state entered phase three of its five-phased reopening plan. In late June, Illinois...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 09:52:56 PM
Several Illinois healthcare regions are seeing declines in key coronavirus metrics as the state remains under Tier 3 mitigations, but there is still plenty of work to be done in other parts of the state. In Region 6, the positivity rate over the last seven days dropped below the 12% threshold, meaning that the region is nearing a reduction in...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 08:33:12 PM
A 24-year-old woman’s unborn twins died Sunday after she was injured in a fight with a man in Chatham on the South Side. The pair had an argument while they were in a car about 9 a.m. in the 8400 block of South Wabash Avenue, Chicago police said. A 2-year-old girl was also riding in the car. After the argument,...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 03:35:23 PM
Note: Any news conferences from Gov. J.B. Pritzker, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot or other officials will be streamed in the video player above. Here are the latest coronavirus headlines from around the state of Illinois. Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart has tested positive for coronavirus and is quarantining at his home, officials announced Saturday. According to the Cook County Sheriff’s...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 06:39:47 PM
Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart has tested positive for coronavirus and is quarantining at his home, officials announced Saturday. According to the Cook County Sheriff’s Office, Dart was tested for the virus on Tuesday and received his positive test results on Friday. The sheriff was last in the office on Nov. 19. He began to feel symptoms of the virus...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 06:15:19 PM
The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 7,873 confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus on Saturday, along with 108 additional deaths attributed to the virus. According to the latest figures released by the department, the state has now reported 712,936 total cases of the virus since the pandemic began, along with 12,137 fatalities. The state performed an additional 79,055 tests...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 05:27:36 PM
Indiana health officials reported more than 4,500 new coronavirus cases and 66 additional deaths on Saturday. According to the Indiana State Department of Health, 4,535 new positive cases have been confirmed over the last 24 hours, with 13,319 individuals tested in that time. A total of 35,032 tests were performed in the last day. In all, 329,008 cases have been...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 05:03:14 PM
Two men were taken into custody following a crash involving a stolen vehicle Thursday night in Belmont Central on the Northwest Side. About 11:35 p.m., a man driving a Honda CRV eastbound in the 5600 block of West George Street crashed into a parked vehicle causing it to flip on its side, Chicago police said. Two men were taken into...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 04:51:43 PM
Pope Francis formally elevated 13 new cardinals in a ceremony Saturday, including Chicago-native Wilton Gregory, the archbishop of Washington D.C. The ceremony, known as a consistory, took place Saturday in Rome’s St. Peter’s Basilica. Gregory was one of 13 new cardinals to receive the rank at the ceremony, which was heavily impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, as two cardinals stayed...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 03:26:56 PM
The coronavirus has extinguished some traditional holiday cheer at the Illinois Capitol in Springfield
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 03:10:36 PM
Two men suffered minor injuries after their rented red Ferrari flipped over and caught fire early Saturday on Lake Shore Drive. The crash happened about 12:45 a.m. in the 1000 block of North Lake Shore Drive, Chicago police said. A red Ferrari, which was rented for the weekend, failed to make the curve at Oak Street and struck a concrete...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 03:03:38 PM
It’s going to be a sunny and pleasant start to the weekend in Chicago on Saturday, as southwesterly winds will clear out the clouds and will bring in warmer temperatures to the region. According to current forecast models, the area will see very few, if any, clouds on Saturday, with temperatures warming throughout the afternoon hours. High temps are expected...
Created: Fri, Nov 27 2020 10:24:11 PM
Author: Ralph D. Russo
No. 3 Ohio State’s game at Illinois on Saturday has been canceled because the Buckeyes have had a spike of COVID-19 cases this week
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 03:36:36 AM
The University of Illinois’ home football game against the Ohio State Buckeyes has been postponed after a series of positive COVID-19 test results within the Ohio State program. The school made the official announcement Friday night, cancelling the Saturday morning game between the two schools that was set to be played at Champaign’s Memorial Stadium. The announcement came after a...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 02:30:39 AM
Authorities say a man is in serious condition Friday after he was shoved in front of a CTA Red Line train during an altercation. According to Chicago police, the man became engaged in a verbal altercation at approximately 7:21 p.m. That altercation later turned physical, and authorities say the man was pushed in front of a northbound CTA Red Line...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 03:03:48 AM
Indiana’s attorney general submitted a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that it should reverse a federal appeals court’s ruling that allowed both members of same-sex couples in Indiana to be listed as parents on the birth certificates of their children. The petition from Attorney General Curtis Hill follows a January decision by the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals that...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 02:18:14 AM
Nearly 300 nursing home residents in Wisconsin died from COVID-19 in the most recent month reported to the federal government. The Journal Sentinel reports that’s more than 10 times the previous month. Nursing homes in Wisconsin reported that 294 residents had died of the disease caused by the coronavirus between Oct. 12 and Nov. 8, according to data from the Centers...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 01:29:46 AM
Chicago police are searching for two suspects who defaced a church and a statue of the Virgin Mary in the city’s Bridgeport neighborhood earlier this month. According to a community alert issued by police, the two suspects targeted the church in the 1000 block of West 32nd Street on Nov. 8 at approximately 12:39 a.m. Carrying several cans of spray...
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 01:08:09 AM
Author: Chris Hush
The coronavirus pandemic has made Christmas tree hunting a bit different this year, but that hasn’t stopped families from making sure to get their trees in time for the holiday season. Some Christmas tree farms in Illinois are requiring reservations, due to the pandemic, and as of Friday afternoon, many times were already sold out for the weekend. Although Ivy’s...
Created: Fri, Nov 27 2020 08:37:32 PM
An elderly couple died Thursday night in a house fire in the Old Irving Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side.
Created: Sat, Nov 28 2020 12:34:13 AM
A community came together Friday to offer its support for fallen U.S. Army Sgt. Jeremy Sherman on Friday, as mourners gathered along highways and country roads to pay tribute as his remains were taken from Chicago to his hometown of Watseka. Sherman, 23, was one of five American soldiers killed when a Black Hawk helicopter crashed in Egypt last week....
Created: Fri, Nov 27 2020 11:37:50 PM
The suspect in a double homicide and child abduction case in suburban Riverdale remains at large, police say. According to authorities, Clarence Hebron, 32, is wanted in connected with the killings and the child abduction, which took place early Friday in the 14000 block of South Tracy Avenue in Riverdale. An Amber Alert was issued on Friday afternoon, and just...
Created: Fri, Nov 27 2020 10:10:58 PM
Indiana State Police say that the northbound lanes of Interstate 65 in Jasper County are currently blocked due to a semi-truck rollover accident Friday. According to state police, a semi-truck carrying coffee creamer overturned on the interstate near mile marker 229 on Friday afternoon. The driver of the truck suffered minor injuries in the crash. According to authorities, vehicles are...
Created: Wed, May 13 2020 01:47:02 PM
Author: Katy Smyser / NBC5 Investigates / Telemundo Chicago Investiga
NBC 5 Investigates has analyzed federal and state reports to show which counties in the greater Chicago area have the most beds, both regular and the ICU, per capita, and which have the fewest.
Created: Fri, Nov 27 2020 09:41:58 PM
The Chicago Bulls will play four preseason games before the regular season tips off in late December, with two games against the Houston Rockets and two more against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The NBA made the announcement on Friday afternoon in a press release. The Bulls will welcome the Rockets to the United Center for games on Dec. 11 and...
Created: Fri, Nov 27 2020 09:17:53 PM
Here's a look at the key coronavirus metrics in each of Illinois' 11 health care regions.
Created: Fri, Nov 27 2020 03:41:20 PM
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic across the state of Illinois today.
Created: Fri, Nov 27 2020 08:09:14 PM
Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy announced Friday that Mitch Trubisky will start at quarterback in Sunday's showdown against the Green Bay Packers.
Created: Fri, Nov 27 2020 06:13:46 PM
Illinois reported 7,574 new confirmed and probable coronavirus cases Friday, lifting the statewide total to more than 700,000 cases since the pandemic began, along with 66 additional deaths attributed to the virus.
Created: Fri, Nov 27 2020 05:55:02 PM
Vandals tried to topple a Chicago park’s statue of President William McKinley early Wednesday using a rope tethered to a car, police said.
Created: Fri, Nov 27 2020 05:19:42 PM
Health officials in Indiana reported 5,700 new coronavirus cases and 33 additional deaths attributed to the deadly virus on Friday.
Created: Fri, Nov 27 2020 04:24:44 AM
Two people were pronounced dead Thursday after they were discovered inside of a burning home on Chicago’s Northwest Side, police say. According to authorities, an 86-year-old man and a 76-year-old woman were found inside of the home in the 4200 block of North Kildare in the city’s Old Irving Park neighborhood at approximately 9:21 p.m. The two residents were taken...
Created: Fri, Nov 27 2020 03:54:14 AM
A Chicago police officer was taken to an area hospital and another individual was hospitalized after a crash involving multiple vehicles on the city’s South Side Thursday evening. According to police, a 56-year-old man was driving southbound in the 7800 block of South Halsted at approximately 7:37 p.m. when he struck a marked Chicago police vehicle that was parked on...