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Rondo Fined by NBA for Tripping Crowder

Rondo Fined by NBA for Tripping Crowder

Rondo, who was on the bench but not playing in Friday’s Game 3, was fined $25,000 by the NBA By James Neveau NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Rajon Rondo didn’t even play against the Boston Celtics in Game 3 Friday, but his wallet is still a bit lighter after the NBA fined him $25,000 for his actions during the game. Chicago Bulls point guard Rajon Rondo wasn’t even playing in Friday’s Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics, but his wallet will still be a little bit lighter after he was fined for his actions during the game.  Rondo, who sat on the bench in a very interesting short-sleeved suit for the game, raised some eyebrows when he appeared to try to trip Boston forward Jae Crowder during the game.

Robber Leaves Bomb-Like Device at Grocery Store: Police

Robber Leaves Bomb-Like Device at Grocery Store: Police

Authorities are investigating a bizarre armed robbery involving what appeared to be a pipe bomb left at a south suburban grocery store on Saturday. Around 10:45 a.m., Dolton Police Chief Robert Collins said officers responded to a call of a robbery at the Food 4 Less in the 1000 block of E.

Man Charged After Attempting to Sexually Abuse Girl: CPD

Man Charged After Attempting to Sexually Abuse Girl: CPD

A man has been charged after police said he attempted to sexually abuse a 6-year-old girl at a grocery store on Chicago’s Northwest Side. Noe Moreno, 43, was charged with one felony count of aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 9, authorities said Saturday.

Police Find ‘Copious’ Amounts of Drugs at North Side Home

Police Find ‘Copious’ Amounts of Drugs at North Side Home

Reggie Catayoung, 44, faces multiple felony charges after police found “copious amounts of narcotics” inside his home in Chicago’s North Park neighborhood. Chicago police found “copious amounts of narcotics” inside the North Side home of a man authorities said harassed an officer leaving court on Thursday afternoon.

Reds Put Cubs on Blast With Bandwagon Cam Gimmick

Reds Put Cubs on Blast With Bandwagon Cam Gimmick

Chicago Cubs fans have been known to travel to all corners of the country to see their favorite team, and one big league club used the opportunity to poke fun at those fans on Friday night. That team is the Cincinnati Reds, and as they showed Cubs fans on the video boards at the Great American Ballpark, they also affixed captions to the images in an exercise that they called the “Bandwagon Cam.” Whether it was poking fun at fans for only jumping on the Cubs’ bandwagon when they won the World Series, or dissing fans for “not knowing who Ernie Banks is,” the Reds had quite a bit of fun at the fans’ expense, and it turned out to be a pretty funny video: Naturally, the Cubs got the last laugh, as Anthony Rizzo clubbed a three-run home run to tie the game up and Kris Bryant notched a game-winning sacrifice fly in extra innings.

Comcast Cares Day Makes a Difference in Chicago

Comcast Cares Day Makes a Difference in Chicago

2 hours ago NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago spent Saturday making a difference across the Chicago area as part of Comcast Cares Day, a celebration of the company’s year-round commitment to service. Employees rolled up their sleeves alongside community partners to make change happen on what has grown to become the nation’s largest single-day corporate volunteer event.

Man Charged in Fatal Expressway Shooting

Man Charged in Fatal Expressway Shooting

A Chicago man is facing several charges in connection with a deadly shooting Wednesday near the Dan Ryan Expressway on the city’s South Side, according to police.  Jeremiah M. Holt, 20, was charged with first degree murder, armed robbery, attempted murder and aggravated battery with a firearm, Illinois State Police announced Friday night.  Just after 5 p.m.

Thousands Join ‘March for Science’ in Chicago

Thousands Join ‘March for Science’ in Chicago

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Chicago on Saturday to join the “March for Science” event, one of hundreds of rallies around the world advocating for the scientific community. Scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.

Lester Holt on His Time in Chicago as a Journalist

Lester Holt on His Time in Chicago as a Journalist

NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt was in Chicago Thursday to accept an award from DePaul University’s Center for Integrity and Excellence in Journalism. The former Chicago journalist anchored the nightly newscast from the city’s riverwalk outside NBC Tower—and spent some time catching up with colleagues Allison Rosati and Dick Johnson.

Semi-Trailer Driver Dead in I-88 Shooting Near York: ISP

Semi-Trailer Driver Dead in I-88 Shooting Near York: ISP

A semi-trailer driver was shot on I-88 near York Friday afternoon and later died at the hospital, Illinois State Police confirmed. Police were investigating near York at milepost 138.5, police said.

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