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Video of Chicago Cops Throwing Ball With Kids Goes Viral

Video of Chicago Cops Throwing Ball With Kids Goes Viral

A cellphone video that captured Chicago police officers playing football with children on the street on the South Side has gone viral. The video was shot near Independence and Grenshaw in the North Lawndale neighborhood and was shared by TattooTim Freeman on Facebook on Sunday.

Trump Addresses Immigration, NBC in City Club Speech

Trump Addresses Immigration, NBC in City Club Speech

During a speech at the City Club of Chicago, Donald Trump said the American Dream is dead, but he can make it bigger and better. NBC 5 political editor Carol Marin reports.

Fireworks Shows in Chicago Area for July 4th

Fireworks Shows in Chicago Area for July 4th

The entire Chicago area will celebrate the Fourth of July this weekend with fireworks shows galore. Plan our your weekend celebrations with the best and most convenient fireworks displays for you.

Oduya Could Explore Free Agency

Oduya Could Explore Free Agency

The Chicago Blackhawks have some tough decisions to make this offseason as they look to reshape their roster following another Stanley Cup championship, but the organization’s plans likely won’t include Johnny Oduya. That’s because the defenseman, who joined the team after a trade in February 2012, has said that he will explore free agency, according to Scott Powers of ESPN Chicago.

Amtrak Plans Major Makeover for Chicago’s Union Station

Amtrak Plans Major Makeover for Chicago’s Union Station

The public hasn’t seen them for decades, but Chicago’s Union Station has large rooms with 33-foot-high ceilings that were once filled with restaurants, a dance hall and tailor shops. The Chicago Tribune reports that Amtrak wants to open those thousands of square feet and is soliciting proposals from investors and businesses to bid on them for retail rental.

Former Hawks Among Seven Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Former Hawks Among Seven Inducted Into Hall of Fame

The Hockey Hall of Fame announced its 2015 induction class on Monday, and one of the names will be familiar to Chicago Blackhawks fans. Former Hawk Bill Hay was inducted as part of the Builder’s Category.

FBI Meets With NU Officials Over Racist Graffiti

FBI Meets With NU Officials Over Racist Graffiti

Officials at Northwestern University in Evanston have reached out to the FBI concerning racist and anti-Semitic graffiti that has appeared on campus over the last few months. “At the request of Northwestern University, two of our agents met with administrators to discuss recent graffiti incidents on campus,” Joan Hyde, a media spokesperson for the FBI, said in a statement.

Tornado Warning Issued for Lee, LaSalle Counties

Tornado Warning Issued for Lee, LaSalle Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for southeastern Lee and northwestern LaSalle Counties in central Illinois. The warning is set to expire at 6:15 p.m.

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