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Blackhawks Announce Dates for NHL Draft Fan Fest

Blackhawks Announce Dates for NHL Draft Fan Fest

The Stanley Cup will be one of the stars of the show when the NHL Entry Draft comes to Chicago this summer. As part of the NHL’s Centennial Celebration, the Chicago Blackhawks will host the NHL Entry Draft this summer, and fans looking to get in on the action will have plenty of activities to choose from around the United Center.

Hastert Asks Victim to Give Him a Number

Hastert Asks Victim to Give Him a Number

The attorney for “James Doe”, an acknowledged victim of Dennis Hastert, said Wednesday she has been approached for a “settlement demand” from Hastert’s attorney–a number which, if agreed upon, would end that man’s ongoing lawsuit against the disgraced former House speaker. The now-grown accuser says he is still owed the majority of what was supposed to have been $3.5 million in hush money designed to keep decades-old sexual abuse at Hastert’s hands quiet.

Wrigley to Feature Food From Celebrity Chefs This Summer

Wrigley to Feature Food From Celebrity Chefs This Summer

CHICAGO, IL – SEPTEMBER 23: Celebrity chef Stephanie Izard throws a ceremonial first pitch before the Chicago Cubs take on the St. Louis Cardinals at Wrigley Field on September 23, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois.

Chicago Board of Ed to Vote on Mayor’s CPS Funding Plan

Chicago Board of Ed to Vote on Mayor’s CPS Funding Plan

The ongoing budget crisis surrounding Chicago Public Schools will take center state Wednesday as the Chicago Board of Education prepares to vote on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s borrowing plan aimed at keeping schools open through the end of the school year.  Emanuel unveiled his short-term funding plan Friday, which called for the borrowing of millions of dollars. Emanuel said he plans to use $389 million in Grant Anticipation Notes secured by state block grants.

How Did David Ross Fare on ‘Dancing With the Stars’?

How Did David Ross Fare on ‘Dancing With the Stars’?

David Ross came out swinging, but it appears it wasn’t enough to get a “W” on “Dancing With the Stars” Tuesday night. The retired Cubs catcher came in second place in his quest for yet another championship victory, with he and partner Lindsay Arnold falling to NFL running back Rashad Jennings and partner Emma Slater for the coveted Mirrorball trophy.

How to Get Free Frozen Custard at Chicago’s New Shake Shack

How to Get Free Frozen Custard at Chicago’s New Shake Shack

Shake Shack opens its newest location in Chicago’s West Town neighborhood Wednesday and the popular burger chain is dishing out freebies to some of the first customers in line.  The new eatery at 185 N. Morgan St.

Pregnant Woman, Unborn Baby Killed in Woodridge Shooting

Pregnant Woman, Unborn Baby Killed in Woodridge Shooting

A pregnant woman and her unborn baby were among those killed in what police are calling a domestic shooting in a southwest Chicago suburb Monday night.  Police said 24-year-old April Pryor was 7 months pregnant when she was fatally shot by her husband 32-year-old Shedrick Pryor.  Officers responded at 11:57 p.m. Monday to a report of shots fired at a residence in the 7700 block of Fox Street in a normally quiet Hawthorne Ridge apartment.

‘OITNB’ Star to Be Grand Marshal for Chicago Pride Parade

‘OITNB’ Star to Be Grand Marshal for Chicago Pride Parade

WATCH LIVE NBC5 News at 11:00AM The latest local news, weather and investigative stories impacting your community. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Lea DeLaria arrives at a panel discussion with the cast of “Orange Is The New Black” at the Directors Guild of America Theater on Monday, Aug.

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