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Chicago Police Officer, Woman Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

Chicago Police Officer, Woman Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash

WATCH LIVE NBC 5 News at 10am The latest local news, weather and investigative stories impacting your community. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Authorities are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck a Chicago police officer and a woman on the city’s South Side early Sunday.

Candlelight Vigil Held by Family of Missing U of I Student

Candlelight Vigil Held by Family of Missing U of I Student

Missing University of Illinois student Ying-Ying Zhang disappeared earlier this month, and her family held a candlelight vigil in Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood on Saturday night. Zhang, who had arrived at the Champaign campus of the school earlier this year, disappeared on June 9, and the FBI is investigating the disappearance as a kidnapping.

Man Fatally Struck by CTA Train After Falling From Bike

Man Fatally Struck by CTA Train After Falling From Bike

A man was killed when he fell from a bicycle and was struck by a Red Line train on Chicago’s South Side Saturday afternoon. Around 1:15, the man was riding a bicycle on the 35th St.

Butler Blasts Bulls After Trade to Timberwolves

Butler Blasts Bulls After Trade to Timberwolves

After Jimmy Butler was traded by the Chicago Bulls on Thursday, many pundits penned pieces about how the face of the franchise had once again been dealt away, but the forward was having none of it. Speaking to the Chicago Sun-Times, Butler blasted the Bulls for lacking loyalty toward players that they consider the “face of the franchise,” and questioned the logic behind affixing that label to anyone.

Opinion: Bowman Rolls Dice on Blackhawks’ Roster Shuffle

Opinion: Bowman Rolls Dice on Blackhawks’ Roster Shuffle

Chicago Blackhawks General Manager Stan Bowman promised that changes would be in the offing when the team was swept out of the playoffs in April, and that’s exactly what happened over the weekend as the Windy City hosted the NHL Draft. The weekend started with a pair of blockbuster trades, as the Blackhawks said goodbye to defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson and forward Artemi Panarin.

White Sox Retire Mark Buehrle’s Number

White Sox Retire Mark Buehrle’s Number

In an emotional pregame ceremony at Guaranteed Rate Field, the Chicago White Sox retired Mark Buehrle’s jersey number on Saturday afternoon. Buehrle, who pitched in 12 seasons for the White Sox, was the star of the day, and his family got to participate as well, as his daughter threw out the first pitch and his son sang the National Anthem before the Sox game against the Oakland A’s.

Couple Charged With Neglect After Taking Baby to Bar

Couple Charged With Neglect After Taking Baby to Bar

A man and woman are facing charges after authorities say they brought an infant to a bar in Indiana last week. Shari Treba and Michael Trosclair, both of Alabama, were charged with neglect of a dependent and public intoxication, WTHR reports .

Madigan, Durkin Issue Statements on Budget Stalemate

Madigan, Durkin Issue Statements on Budget Stalemate

Jim Durkin (pictured) and House Speaker Mike Madigan issued statements on the state’s continuing budget crisis on Saturday. As the state’s budget impasse continues unabated, the leaders of the Democratic and Republican caucuses in the State House issued statements on the situation Saturday night.

David Accam Scores Awesome Goal vs. Orlando

David Accam Scores Awesome Goal vs. Orlando

The Chicago Fire went into Saturday’s match against Orlando SC at Toyota Park trying to keep their eight game unbeaten streak alive, and David Accam made sure that their effort got off to a great start with a spectacular goal. The goal, which came just two minutes into the match, featured some deft passing by Bastian Schweinsteiger and Matt Polster, but it was Accam’s amazing finish on a back-heel kick in front of the neck that capped the play off: Accam wasn’t done either, as he scored another goal just over six minutes later to pick up his first career brace and give the Fire an early 2-0 lead over Orlando.

Five Thoughts: Blackhawks’ NHL Draft Performance

Five Thoughts: Blackhawks’ NHL Draft Performance

The Chicago Blackhawks wrapped up a busy NHL Draft weekend on Saturday as they finished selecting the nine new players that will join their stable of prospects in the coming years. The Blackhawks didn’t make any big splashes once the draft actually began, but they created some fireworks beforehand as they traded away Niklas Hjalmarsson and Artemi Panarin in separate transactions.

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