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Soldier Field Tabbed as Possible 2026 World Cup Host

Soldier Field Tabbed as Possible 2026 World Cup Host

CHICAGO, IL – JULY 23: A general view as Manchester United takes on the Chicago Fire in a friendly match during the World Football Challenge 2011 at Soldier Field on July 23, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Manchester United defeated the Fire 3-1.

Member of Sadistic ‘Ripper Crew’ Could Soon be Paroled

Member of Sadistic ‘Ripper Crew’ Could Soon be Paroled

A man who was once part of the sadistic Ripper Crew, a group believed to be behind the killings and mutilation of nearly two dozen women during the 1980s, could be paroled next month. Thomas Kokoraleis is scheduled to be paroled Sept.

Sessions to ‘Take on Chicago Political Leadership’ in Speech

Sessions to ‘Take on Chicago Political Leadership’ in Speech

The City of Chicago is preparing to sue the Justice Department over its plan to withhold funds from so-called “Sanctuary Cities,” cities that shield illegal immigrants from federal authorities. NBC 5’s Regina Waldroup has the latest on the suit.

White Sox Top New Ranking of Best Fan Experience in Chicago

White Sox Top New Ranking of Best Fan Experience in Chicago

The Chicago White Sox haven’t been doing a lot of winning on the field this season, but there is one area where they are absolutely dominating: fan experience. That is according to a new study released by J.D.

Cafe 5: The Lunatic Burger

Cafe 5: The Lunatic Burger

In this segment of “Dishing With Chicago Chefs,” Chef Jessica Nowicki shares with us her recipe for the delicious Lunatic Burger. Nowicki, of the Lunatic, The Lover & The Poet, shared the recipe as part of the Hamburger Hop coming up in Chicago.

Wade Voices Displeasure With ‘NBA 2K18’ Rating

Wade Voices Displeasure With ‘NBA 2K18’ Rating

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 CHICAGO, IL – MARCH 10: Dwyane Wade #3 of the Chicago Bulls leaps to pass in front of James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets at the United Center on March 10, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.

Chance the Rapper to Give Talk at Museum of Contemporary Art

Chance the Rapper to Give Talk at Museum of Contemporary Art

Chance the Rapper donated 30,000 stuffed backpacks along the parade route at Saturday’s Bud Billiken Parade, which drew hundreds of participants and thousands of residents along the route. NBC 5’s Lisa Chavarria was on the scene.

Everything to Know About This Weekend’s Clear the Shelters

Everything to Know About This Weekend’s Clear the Shelters

Save the Date! On Aug. 19, 2017, NBC and Telemundo stations all across the country will team up with hundred of shelters across the country to match shelter pets with their forever homes.

23K Pounds of Sporting Goods Spills onto Dan Ryan in Crash

23K Pounds of Sporting Goods Spills onto Dan Ryan in Crash

A semi carrying 23,000 pounds of sporting goods crashed on the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway at the Chicago Skyway Wednesday morning, spilling sporting materials and leaking fuel onto the roadway, authorities said. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, the trailer of a semi broke when the driver struck a cement guard rail overnight, turning the vehicle onto its side.

Chicago Marathon Announces International Elite Field

Chicago Marathon Announces International Elite Field

Several international running stars will take part in this year’s 40th anniversary Bank of America Chicago Marathon, including defending champions Abel Kirui and Florence Kiplagat , organizers announced Wednesday. The strongest challengers taking on Kirui and Kiplagat, both of Kenya, will be current marathon and course record holder Dennis Kimetto , current half marathon world record holder Zersenay Tadese , and three-time Olympic gold medalist and the third-fastest woman in history of 42K Tirunesh Dibaba .  “We wanted to put together a field this year that combined some of the best international and American athletes competing on the global stage today,” Bank of America Chicago Marathon Executive Race Director Carey Pinkowski said in a statement.

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