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9 Accused of Running Murderous Drug Conspiracy in Chicago

9 Accused of Running Murderous Drug Conspiracy in Chicago

Nine alleged members of a violent Chicago street gang were charged in connection to half a dozen murders and operating a sprawling drug empire on Chicago’s South and Southwest Sides, the U.S. State’s Attorney’s office announced Thursday.

‘Family Matters’ House Set to be Demolished

‘Family Matters’ House Set to be Demolished

unable to retrieve full-text content Steve Urkel made himself at home there, but now, the building made famous by “Family Matters” is going to be torn down.

How Chicagoans Can Help With Latest Disaster Relief

How Chicagoans Can Help With Latest Disaster Relief

WATCH LIVE Access Hollywood Live Megyn Kelly (“Megyn Kelly Today”); Victoria Arlen and Val Chmerkovskiy. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox As Mexico begins the long road to recovery after a massive earthquake, a local church is collecting supplies by the truckload to help in relief efforts.

More Record Warmth Possible in Chicago Area

More Record Warmth Possible in Chicago Area

Chicago could break another heat record Thursday as the city’s wave of unseasonably warm temperatures continues.  With the first day of fall near, the area will continue to feel much more like summer with temperature highs in the upper-80s and low-90s.  Mostly sunny skies and breezy conditions are forecast as the city could break the day’s record high, set at 92 degrees.  Chicago already reached 92 degrees at O’Hare Airport this week, breaking a nearly 100-year-old record Wednesday.  Chicago had not reached 91 degrees on Sept. 20 since 1931.

Forecast: Record Warmth

Forecast: Record Warmth

unable to retrieve full-text content Andy Avalos has the latest forecast update for the Chicago area. 

Elementary Students Ingest Unknown Substance at School

Elementary Students Ingest Unknown Substance at School

WATCH LIVE Access Hollywood Live Megyn Kelly (“Megyn Kelly Today”); Victoria Arlen and Val Chmerkovskiy. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Multiple students from a west suburban elementary school were taken to the hospital after ingesting an unknown substance Wednesday.  In a letter to parents, the principal at Garfield Elementary in Maywood said “a few students were taken by ambulance after ingesting an unknown substance that they apparently got from another student.” “As soon as we learned about the incident we contacted medical professionals and the students were taken to the hospital and checked out as a precaution,” the letter from Marsha Alexander read.

Miller, Mitchell Cut From Blackhawks’ Roster

Miller, Mitchell Cut From Blackhawks’ Roster

The Chicago Blackhawks brought a group of veteran free agents into camp this preseason, but they’ve already let three of them go as it appears a youth movement is in full effect.  Forwards Drew Miller and John Mitchell were both released from their PTO contracts on Thursday, along with defenseman Mark Stuart, the team announced.  Miller, who spent most of his career with the Detroit Red Wings, scored five goals and dished out two assists last season. Mitchell spent the last five seasons with the Colorado Avalanche, and has scored 70 goals in his NHL career.  Blackhawks Training Camp Preview: 10 Players to Watch Stuart, a long-time fixture with the Winnipeg Jets, had two goals and two assists in 42 games last season.  All three players presumably were brought aboard to compete with players like Alex DeBrincat, Vincent Hinostroza, and Gustav Forsling for roster spots, and the decision to part ways with all three indicates that the team is looking to at least keep a few youngsters around for the beginning of the regular season.  With the moves, the Blackhawks’ roster has been trimmed to 54 players, as 30 forwards, 18 defensemen, and six goaltenders remain on the team.

New NBC 5 Special Spotlights ‘The Good in Our Neighborhoods’

New NBC 5 Special Spotlights ‘The Good in Our Neighborhoods’

Get ready for a dose of feel-good news this weekend. As part of NBC 5’s Making A Difference  series focused on inspiring, positive local stories, our latest half-hour special dedicated to those stories airs at 6 p.m.

Rapper Vic Mensa Calls Blackhawks’ Logo ‘Racist’

Rapper Vic Mensa Calls Blackhawks’ Logo ‘Racist’

WATCH LIVE Access Hollywood Live Megyn Kelly (“Megyn Kelly Today”); Victoria Arlen and Val Chmerkovskiy. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Rapper Vic Mensa is a Chicago native, and he weighed in Thursday on one of the most iconic sports logos in the city.  Mensa took to his Twitter account this week and criticized the logo of the Chicago Blackhawks.

Bulls Single Game Tickets to Go On Sale Friday

Bulls Single Game Tickets to Go On Sale Friday

CHICAGO, IL – JANUARY 14: Benny, the mascot for the Chicago Bulls, performs during a break between the Bulls and the New Orleans Pelicans at the United Center on January 14, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. The Bulls defeated the Pelicans 107-99.

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