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Emotional Support Animals Growing Problem on Flights

Emotional Support Animals Growing Problem on Flights

An increasing number of “emotional support animals” on airline flights are causing concern for flight attendants, who fear the animals could cause safety problems. NBC5 Investigates how many people may be taking advantage of a federal regulation to fly their pets for free.

Suburban Weapons Sting Leaves 2 Shot

Suburban Weapons Sting Leaves 2 Shot

A suburban weapon sting operation gone bad left two people shot Monday evening. NBC Chicago’s Natalie Martinez reports.

Grateful Dead Shows Shatter Pay-Per-View Record

Grateful Dead Shows Shatter Pay-Per-View Record

Thousands tuned into the live broadcast of the Grateful Dead’s five “Fare Thee Well” shows in Chicago and California and broke the record for largest syndication of a live music event in history. More than 400,000 people subscribed to the live broadcast through cable and satellite or via online streams, according to broadcast producer Live Alliance.

City Council to Vote on Ban on Gun-Shaped Phone Cases

City Council to Vote on Ban on Gun-Shaped Phone Cases

Chicago’s Finance Committee passed a proposal Monday to outlaw the sale and possession of gun-shaped cellphone cases in Chicago. City Council will next vote on the measure on Wednesday.

Offseason Recap: Detroit Lions

Offseason Recap: Detroit Lions

Laken Tomlinson of the Duke Blue Devils holds up a jersey with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being picked #28 overall by the Detroit Lions during the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University on April 30, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) As the Chicago Bears prepare for the upcoming season, we’re taking a look at what the other teams in the NFC North did this offseason to bolster their chances of grabbing a playoff berth.

78 Animals Found Living in Feces in Suburban Home

78 Animals Found Living in Feces in Suburban Home

Nearly 80 animals were discovered living in their own filth with a squatter inside a suburban Steger home Friday. NBC 5′s Christian Farr reports.

Couple’s Home Destroyed By Fire Hours Before Wedding

Couple’s Home Destroyed By Fire Hours Before Wedding

A few hours before Dayleen Marrero and Andrew Taylor were set to say their “I do’s,” the couple’s apartment building caught fire and the blaze destroyed almost everything they owned. The fire started before 2 p.m.

Walker to Hit Chicago, Bloomington on Campaign Trail

Walker to Hit Chicago, Bloomington on Campaign Trail

GOP presidential candidate Scott Walker is scheduled to make a few campaign stops in Illinois Monday for the first time since he announced his candidacy earlier this month . The Wisconsin governor will attend a fundraiser at the Union League Club in Chicago followed by a stop at the Billy Goat Tavern on lower Michigan Avenue beginning at 4:45 p.m.

Bears Position Overview: Quarterback

Bears Position Overview: Quarterback

As the Chicago Bears prepare to meet for their training camp in Bourbonnais, Grizzly Detail is taking the opportunity to examine what the team’s roster looks like before practices get underway. We’ll get started today by taking a look at a critical position for Adam Gase’s offense as we examine the quarterback position.

Bench Trial Begins for Man Charged CPD Officer’s 2010 Shooting

Bench Trial Begins for Man Charged CPD Officer’s 2010 Shooting

A bench trial began Monday to determine the fate of a convicted felon accused in the fatal shooting of a Chicago police officer outside a police training facility in 2010. Kye Martin reports.

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