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2017 Eclipse Excitement Across Midwest

2017 Eclipse Excitement Across Midwest

From Chicago to Carbondale, thousands of people are heading outside in hopes of catching a glimpse of the total solar eclipse – and some are going all out. Send your photos to isee@nbcchicago.com! Watch the total solar eclipse as it happened over Carbondale, Illinois Monday — in less than a minute. 

Coldplay Singer Makes Surprise Stop Before Chicago Show

Coldplay Singer Makes Surprise Stop Before Chicago Show

Just hours before Coldplay singer Chris Martin was slated to perform at Chicago’s Soldier Field, he made an unexpected detour to help an area teen. Martin traveled to Midway Airport Saturday afternoon, where he stopped by a Lou Malnati’s pizzeria.

Chicago Murder-Suicide Fantasy Suspects to Appear in Court

Chicago Murder-Suicide Fantasy Suspects to Appear in Court

Warning: Details in this story are graphic and may be disturbing to some readers. The two men accused of a “savage and grisly” slaying as part of a murder-suicide sexual fantasy in Chicago were scheduled to be in court again Monday.  Former Northwestern University professor Wyndham Lathem, 43, and Oxford employee Andrew Warren, 56, were slated to appear before a judge at 12 p.m.

Signs of Potential Eye Damage After Watching Eclipse: Expert

Signs of Potential Eye Damage After Watching Eclipse: Expert

Experts have long warned that watching a solar eclipse without proper eyewear can lead to potential damage in your eyes.  But what might that damage look like?  Dr. Linda Chous, chief eye care officer for UnitedHealthcare, helps answer that question.  If you’ve looked at the eclipse without glasses, do you feel the adverse effects immediately or over time?

Rauner Again Refuses to Comment on ‘Racist’ Cartoon

Rauner Again Refuses to Comment on ‘Racist’ Cartoon

Governor Bruce Rauner rarely mentions President Donald Trump by name, but he did so Wednesday in a forceful rebuke of the president’s post-Charlottesville remarks. NBC 5’s Mary Ann Ahern has the latest.

Timelapse: Watch the Solar Eclipse Over Carbondale

Timelapse: Watch the Solar Eclipse Over Carbondale

unable to retrieve full-text content Watch the total solar eclipse as it happened over Carbondale, Illinois Monday — in less than a minute. 

Rain, Thunderstorms Possible For Chicago Area

Rain, Thunderstorms Possible For Chicago Area

WATCH LIVE NBC 5 News at 4pm The latest local news, weather and investigative stories impacting your community. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox After a cloudy day, there is potential for thunderstorms Monday night with the heaviest of possible rainfall likely across north central Illinois.

Timelapse: See the Solar Eclipse Over Adler Planetarium

Timelapse: See the Solar Eclipse Over Adler Planetarium

unable to retrieve full-text content Watch this gorgeous time-lapse of the solar eclipse from Chicago’s Adler Planetarium!

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