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Lollapalooza Shows Off Lights in Pre-Fest Test

Lollapalooza Shows Off Lights in Pre-Fest Test

unable to retrieve full-text content Check out the light show at Lollapalooza! we recorded this footage as crews put the finishing touches on Grant Park.

2 Injured After Freight Train Strikes Semi in Addison

2 Injured After Freight Train Strikes Semi in Addison

Two people were injured after a freight train struck a semi-truck early Thursday in a northwest suburb. According to police, the accident happened shortly after 4:45 a.m.

Puppy Stolen at Knife-Point on CTA Orange Line Train

Puppy Stolen at Knife-Point on CTA Orange Line Train

An 8-month-old puppy was stolen at knife-point on a Chicago Transit Authority Orange Line train Tuesday. Police said the theft happened around midnight in the 3500 block of South Leavitt near the 35th and Archer Orange Line station.

Lollapalooza Brings in Millions for City of Chicago

Lollapalooza Brings in Millions for City of Chicago

In two days Lollapalooza will be in full swing. While street closures may be a hassle for some people, the festival is music to the ears for people who count on the money it brings in.

Towing Company Accused of Moving Cars to Illegal Spots

Towing Company Accused of Moving Cars to Illegal Spots

What if a tow truck deliberately moved your car from a legal – to an ILLEGAL spot – then towed it away? NBC 5 investigates complaints against a local towing company accused of taking advantage of drivers.

Standoff Ensues After Cops Try to Serve Warrant

Standoff Ensues After Cops Try to Serve Warrant

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Dozens of Chicago Police and a Hostage Barricade Team responded to a barricade situation near 47th and Calumet Ave. on the city’s South Side Wednesday evening.

Chicago PetSmart Confirms Case of Dog Flu

Chicago PetSmart Confirms Case of Dog Flu

A PetSmart in Chicago’s South Loop has at least one confirmed case of dog flu, the company confirmed Wednesday evening. The dog with canine influenza was staying at PetSmart’s boarding facility PetHotel when diagnosed, according to a company spokesperson.

Patti Blagojevich Weighs In on Poaching of Lion

Patti Blagojevich Weighs In on Poaching of Lion

Former Illinois First Lady Patti Blagojevich has weighed in on the controversy surrounding a Minnesota doctor who is accused of poaching a beloved lion at a game preserve in Zimbabwe . “Extradite Minnesotan Walter James Palmer to face justice in Zimbabwe,” Blagojevich tweeted Wednesday, adding a link to a White House petition that has been signed by over 80,000 people.

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