The DMV initially rejected the woman's "LSBNSNLV" license plate request, saying it was deemed "offensive to good taste and decency."
More than two dozen buildings in the "hot zone" were evacuated after the 6:30 a.m. blast in Manhattan's Flatiron District.
Three burn victims have been transported via air to hospitals but details about other injuries were not immediately available.
The bidding war for Fox is over, but Comcast plans to continue its efforts to acquire a major British TV service.
"I look forward to relaunching it and bringing the people of Chicago an independent media outlet," Chance said in a statement.