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Soccer Star Spoofs "Ferris Bueller’s Day Off" in Viral Video

Soccer Star Spoofs "Ferris Bueller’s Day Off" in Viral Video

Mike Magee takes his days off from playing for the Chicago Fire seriously… or not so seriously. In a soccer spoof of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” Magee stars in a viral MLS video called “Mike Magee’s Day Off.” The short three-minute film, described as “one player’s struggle to take it easy,” has the soccer star pretending to be too sick to practice, then continues with the sporty spin-off of the “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” trailer.

Elderly Woman Saves Dog from Coyotes

Elderly Woman Saves Dog from Coyotes

Woman raises ruckus, allows dog to get away from wild animal. NBC 5′s Susan Carlson has the story.

Plane Crash Survivor Fights for Lap Children Ban

Plane Crash Survivor Fights for Lap Children Ban

Survivors Remember Sioux City Airplane Crash Twenty-five years ago this week, a United Airlines plane from Denver to Chicago crash landed in Sioux City, killing 112 passengers on board. NBC 5′s Phil Rogers speaks with some of the survivors.

Local Eateries Make List of Best Barbecue Restaurants

Local Eateries Make List of Best Barbecue Restaurants

It’s summer and that means barbecue season is in full swing. But if you’re looking to relax and enjoy the barbecue without doing the work, you might want to check out some of these Chicago restaurants, which were recently named among the “Best Barbecue Restaurants in America” by OpenTable.

Face Appears in Sky During Melrose Park Fireworks

Face Appears in Sky During Melrose Park Fireworks

A mysterious figure in the sky has residents talking in Melrose Park. Do you see it?

Bears Rank 18th in Forbes’ Most Valuable Sports Teams

Bears Rank 18th in Forbes’ Most Valuable Sports Teams

Getty Images GLENDALE, AZ – DECEMBER 23: Wide receiver Brandon Marshall #15 of the Chicago Bears celebrates with wide receiver Alshon Jeffery #17 after a 11 yard touchdown reception against the Arizona Cardinals during the second quarter of the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) In the city of Chicago, it’s always been assumed that the Bears are kings of the sports landscape, and with Forbes Magazine releasing its annual list of the most valuable sports teams in the world, that notion has once again been confirmed.

Bears’ Camp To-Do List: Marc Trestman

Bears’ Camp To-Do List: Marc Trestman

As the Chicago Bears’ training camp n Bourbonnais approaches, there are plenty of people in the organization with plenty to do in order to get ready for the season. The team obviously won’t be as transparent with their “To-Do Lists” as we’d like them to be, so instead of trying our hand at safe-cracking, we came up with our own lists .

Jonathan Toews: "It’s an Amazing Feeling"

Jonathan Toews: "It’s an Amazing Feeling"

unable to retrieve full-text content The Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews speaks to the press for first time since he inked an eight-year contract extension with the team.

Prisoner Escapes Mental Health Facility in Elgin

Prisoner Escapes Mental Health Facility in Elgin

Elgin Police Search for Escaped Mental Health Prisoner Elgin Police are searching for a prisoner who escaped the Elgin Mental Health Center Wednesday morning. More Photos and Videos Elgin Police are searching for a prisoner who escaped the Elgin Mental Health Center Wednesday morning.

Chicago Native Debuts "Peeing Accessory" For Women

Chicago Native Debuts "Peeing Accessory" For Women

Hey ladies—are you looking to stand up to dirty toilet seats and bathrooms? Well, urine luck.

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