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Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 10:44 AM CDT

Giant Slip-and-Slides Coming to Chicago This Weekend

Giant Slip-and-Slides Coming to Chicago This Weekend

Jump right into summer with three slip-and-slides coming to Cricket Hill at Montrose Beach on July 30.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 01:29 PM CDT

Judge Saves Life of Friend, Fellow Judge by Donating Kidney

Judge Saves Life of Friend, Fellow Judge by Donating Kidney

For one Wisconsin judge, kidney failure sounded like a death sentence. That was until his friend and fellow judge spared the suburban Chicago native by donating one of her own.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 07:35 PM CDT

Cook County Inmates to Face Charges After Hostage Situation

Cook County Inmates to Face Charges After Hostage Situation

Two Cook County Jail detainees are holding someone hostage inside a maximum security division at the jail, officials said.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 07:55 AM CDT

$536M Mega Millions Jackpot Claimed in Indiana

$536M Mega Millions Jackpot Claimed in Indiana

Someone has come forward with the winning ticket for the $536 million Mega Millions jackpot drawn this month, Indiana lottery officials said Thursday, but no details have emerged about the winner.

Saturday, Nov 10, 2012 at 07:11 PM CST
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Honoring Chicagoland's Fallen Heroes

NBC Chicago salutes the men and women in the armed forces who have died in...View gallery

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Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 01:00 PM CDT

Woman Stabbed on CTA Platform

Woman Stabbed on CTA Platform

A woman was stabbed on a downtown Chicago CTA platform early Friday.  Police say two women were on the platform around midnight at the CTA's Adams and Wabash stop in the city's Loop when an argument...

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 09:58 PM CDT

Sunday's Forecast: Partly Sunny skies

Sunday's Forecast: Partly Sunny skies

Check out the detailed NBC 5 weather forecast.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 06:46 AM CDT

Bulls' Butler Enjoying Time with US National Team

Bulls' Butler Enjoying Time with US National Team

Jimmy Butler spun a basketball on his finger. He joked around with Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving during a brief 1-on-1 exchange. He smiled as some of the NBA's biggest stars lobbed some playful barbs in...

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 06:42 AM CDT

Evanston Graduate Headed to Summer Olympics for Team Nigeria

Evanston Graduate Headed to Summer Olympics for Team Nigeria

A woman who ran high school track in Evanston is headed to the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, where she will represent her parents' native Nigeria.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 06:27 AM CDT

Beach Hazard Alert Issued for Chicago Area

Beach Hazard Alert Issued for Chicago Area

The National Weather Service issued a Beach Hazard Alert Tuesday morning, warning of dangerous swimming conditions along Lake Michigan.

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