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Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 06:06 PM CDT

David Ross Goes Skydiving at Air and Water Show

David Ross Goes Skydiving at Air and Water Show

Former Chicago Cubs catcher David Ross has appeared on “Saturday Night Live” and showed off his moves on “Dancing With the Stars,” but he added another item to his resume this weekend.

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 02:03 PM CDT

Former NU Professor, Oxford Employee Charged With Murder

Former NU Professor, Oxford Employee Charged With Murder

The former Northwestern University professor and Oxford employee accused in the "gruesome" stabbing death of a Chicago man late last month were formally charged with murder on Saturday, according to police.

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 05:12 PM CDT

CPD Releases Photo of Person of Interest in CTA Shooting

CPD Releases Photo of Person of Interest in CTA Shooting

Police released a surveillance image early Saturday of a man described as a “person of interest” in a shooting at the Jackson Red Line platform.

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 05:05 PM CDT

Quintana Strong as Cubs Topple Blue Jays

Quintana Strong as Cubs Topple Blue Jays

Rookie Ian Happ hit his 18th home run, Jose Quintana pitched six effective innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Saturday to keep up their success against AL opponents.

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8 Dead, at Least 52 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

8 Dead, at Least 52 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

Eight people are dead and at least 52 have been wounded in shootings across Chicago this weekend.

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 06:09 PM CDT

Pets Find New Homes in Chicago Area for Clear the Shelters

Pets Find New Homes in Chicago Area for Clear the Shelters

Within minutes of doors opening at animal shelters across the Chicago area Saturday for Clear the Shelters, several animals had already found their forever homes.

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 10:58 AM CDT

Clear the Shelters: Pets Find New Homes in the Chicago Area

The big day is finally here - pets in need are finding new homes left and right...View gallery

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Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 03:56 PM CDT

Clear the Shelters: Find a Chicago-Area Shelter Near You

Clear the Shelters: Find a Chicago-Area Shelter Near You

Clear the Shelters is a one-day initiative where shelters waive adoption fees for animals six months and older

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 09:33 AM CDT

Help Us Clear the Shelters in the Chicago Area

Help Us Clear the Shelters in the Chicago Area

NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago are teaming up with animal shelters across the Chicago area to find loving homes for pets in need.

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 09:29 AM CDT
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By Elyssa Kaufman

Clear the Shelters: The Pets of NBC 5

See the adorable animals that are part of the NBC 5 family.View gallery

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  • Shaw
  • Chance

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