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First Responders Get Training on the Dangers of Electricity

First Responders Get Training on the Dangers of Electricity

A workshop keep first responders safe in dangerous situations. Charlie Wojciechowski reports. Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Doctor Charged in Sex Assault of Patient Faces New Allegations

Doctor Charged in Sex Assault of Patient Faces New Allegations

A doctor charged with sexually assaulting a bedridden patient is facing new abuse allegations from another former... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
New Lammily Doll Aims to be

New Lammily Doll Aims to be "Normal Barbie"

A graphic designer turned toy maker has created what some are calling the “anti-Barbie” and "normal... Read »

Nov 21, 2014
20 Questions With Alpana Singh

20 Questions With Alpana Singh

Chicago sommelier and restaurateur Alpana Singh answers LeeAnn Trotter's 20 questions, from her go-to coffee order... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Palatine High School Student Struck By Car While Running

Palatine High School Student Struck By Car While Running

A suburban high school cross-country runner remained in serious condition Thursday after being struck by a vehicle... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Suburban Woman Killed by Estranged Husband in Wis.: Cops

Suburban Woman Killed by Estranged Husband in Wis.: Cops

A northwest suburban woman who was staying with a friend in Wisconsin to hide from her abusive estranged husband was... Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

With so many stores offering up Black Friday deals, it can be tough to decide where to go. Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Shaw to Miss Circus Trip Opener with Upper Body Injury

Shaw to Miss Circus Trip Opener with Upper Body Injury

The Chicago Blackhawks are starting their circus trip on Thursday night, but they will be a bit short-handed as... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Blackhawks Look to Find Consistency as Circus Trip Begins

Blackhawks Look to Find Consistency as Circus Trip Begins

The Chicago Blackhawks will begin their circus trip on Thursday against the Calgary Flames, and they will be looking... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Ronnie

Ronnie "Woo-Woo" Gets Own Bobblehead

Ivy and the hand-operated scoreboard are fixtures at Wrigley Field, but Chicago Cubs superfan Ronnie... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Make a Difference and Donate a Coat This Winter

Make a Difference and Donate a Coat This Winter

Join NBC 5, Telemundo Chicago, and Comcast for a Making A Difference Coat Drive. Read »

Nov 21, 2014
Judge: No Release for Aurora Man in Terror Case

Judge: No Release for Aurora Man in Terror Case

A federal judge says a 20-year-old American accused of trying to join al-Qaida-affiliated fighters in Syria will... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
New Green Line Station Merges Style, Function

New Green Line Station Merges Style, Function

The $50 million Green Line station at Cermak-McCormick Place is slated to be completed by February 2015. Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Blago Lawyer Sam Adam Jr. Mulls a Run For State's Attorney: Report

Blago Lawyer Sam Adam Jr. Mulls a Run For State's Attorney: Report

Defense lawyer Sam Adam Jr., who's repped ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich and R. Kelly in their infamous Chicago trials, has... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
After Ferguson, McCarthy Orders CPD to Reach Out to Community

After Ferguson, McCarthy Orders CPD to Reach Out to Community

McCarthy has told commanders to form "phone trees" with telephone numbers of key community leaders... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Illinois Lawmakers Want to Raise the Minimum Wage to $11 Per Hour

Illinois Lawmakers Want to Raise the Minimum Wage to $11 Per Hour

Widespread support for raising the minimum wage in Illinois has led state Democrats to propose an increase of $11... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Activists Gather in Chicago for Obama Immigration Watch Party

Activists Gather in Chicago for Obama Immigration Watch Party

Obama is set to announce Thursday that he's sidestepping Congress with his own federal action on immigration. Read »

Nov 20, 2014
Rep. Duckworth Announces Birth of Baby Girl

Rep. Duckworth Announces Birth of Baby Girl

U.S. Representative and husband Bryan Bowlsbey named the girl Abigail O'kalani Bowlsbey. Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Northwestern To Hold Memorial for Slain Journalist

Northwestern To Hold Memorial for Slain Journalist

Friends and family are gathering at Northwestern University for a memorial service for U.S. Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
Man Hit By 16 Bullets, Family Says

Man Hit By 16 Bullets, Family Says

One man was killed and three others wounded Wednesday afternoon in a spray of gunfire in the Humboldt Park... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014

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