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Rahm Emanuel Participates in Triathlon

Rahm Emanuel Participates in Triathlon

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was among more than 9,000 athletes that competed in the 33rd Transamerica Chicago Triathlon. Emanuel, known for his enthusiasm for fitness, participated in the event for the first time since 2011 and posted a time of 1:39:58.

Second City Cancels Performances for Week After Fire

Second City Cancels Performances for Week After Fire

Famed Chicago comedy club Second City has canceled Thursday performances after a fire blazed through the company’s offices Wednesday afternoon. NBC 5′s Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

Extra-Alarm Blaze Tears Through Lincoln Square Lanes

Extra-Alarm Blaze Tears Through Lincoln Square Lanes

One of Chicago’s oldest bowling alleys, Lincoln Square Lanes, was engulfed in flames early Monday morning on the city’s North Side. Fire officials said the three-alarm blaze started around 1 a.m.

Arrieta Throws No-Hitter in 2-0 Cubs Victory

Arrieta Throws No-Hitter in 2-0 Cubs Victory

The Chicago Cubs were on a four game losing streak, but their best pitcher was at his best Sunday as Jake Arrieta pitched a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The no-hitter is the first in Arrieta’s career and the first for the Cubs since the 2008 season, when Carlos Zambrano no-hit the Houston Astros in a game at Miller Park in Milwaukee.

Indiana Inmate Who Escaped After Giving Birth Captured

Indiana Inmate Who Escaped After Giving Birth Captured

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox An inmate in northern Indiana escaped from a hospital Saturday after giving birth. (Published Sunday, Aug.

Excise Police Cite, Arrest 199 During Indiana Festival

Excise Police Cite, Arrest 199 During Indiana Festival

Excise police officers in Indiana cited or arrested nearly 200 people at a diesel truck festival in Terre Haute throughout the weekend. A total of 199 people — 95 adults, 92 minors and 12 juveniles — were cited and arrested at the Scheid Diesel Extravaganza, according to a spokesperson for the Indiana State Excise Police.

Bears Release Former Pro Bowl CB Tim Jennings

Bears Release Former Pro Bowl CB Tim Jennings

Tim Jennings #26 of the Chicago Bears leaves the field after the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Nov. 23, 2014, at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.

Why Chicago Botanic Garden’s ‘Corpse Flower’ Didn’t Bloom

Why Chicago Botanic Garden’s ‘Corpse Flower’ Didn’t Bloom

The “corpse flower” at the Chicago Botanic Garden was manually opened Sunday morning after it failed to bloom, but the flower did not emit its trademark odor as expected. NBC 5′s Regina Waldroup reports.

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