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Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 03:06 PM CDT

American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Looks to End Cancer

American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Looks to End Cancer

The American Cancer Society's Beth Thompson tells NBC 5's Art Norman about how the organization's Relay for Life events make a difference by saving and celebrating lives in an effort to end cancer. 

Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 10:59 AM CDT

Special Olympics Chicago Supports Thousands of Athletes

Special Olympics Chicago Supports Thousands of Athletes

Special Olympics Chicago President Kevin Magnuson tells NBC 5's Christian Farr about how the organization makes a difference providing thousands of athletes with opportunities for training and competition...

Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 06:15 PM CDT

Anixter Center Supports People With Disabilities

Anixter Center Supports People With Disabilities

Anixter Center President and CEO Dr. Teresa Garatetells NBC 5's Art Norman about how the organization advocates for those with disabilities, and about the upcoming 6th annual Benefit for Ability to help the...

Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 09:58 AM CDT

Concussion Legacy Foundation Treats, Prevents Brain Trauma

Concussion Legacy Foundation Treats, Prevents Brain Trauma

Liz Nicholson Sullivan, brain trauma awareness advocate and wife of retired professional football player Gerry Sullivan, tells NBC 5's Susan Carlson about the work The Concussion Legacy Foundation does to...

Sunday, Apr 30, 2017 at 05:27 PM CDT

On the Table Elevates Community Conversation

On the Table Elevates Community Conversation

Jean Westrick of The Chicago Community Trust tells NBC 5's Christian Farr about the organization's upcomgin On the Table event, the fourth annual forum designed to elevate civic conversation, foster new...

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3 Officers Charged With Conspiracy in Laquan McDonald Case
3 Officers Charged With Conspiracy in Laquan McDonald Case

Three current or former Chicago police officers were charged with multiple felonies Tuesday in connection with their involvement in the investigation into the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald.

Alleged Driver in River North Crash Found Dead: Officials
Alleged Driver in River North Crash Found Dead: Officials

A driver who went missing after a fatal high-speed crash in Chicago's River North neighborhood Monday morning was found dead hours after the horrific accident, police said.

Cops Tried to Pull Over Off-Duty Officer Before Fatal Crash
Cops Tried to Pull Over Off-Duty Officer Before Fatal Crash

A crash that ended in the deaths of two people Tuesday morning began when an unmarked squad car attempted to pull over an off-duty Chicago police officer, authorities said.

The Simple Fix to Your Home's Uneven Concrete
The Simple Fix to Your Home's Uneven Concrete

Prevent flooding, hazards and damage to your home by raising uneven concrete with PolyLevel™

Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote
Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote

Senate GOP leaders abruptly shelved their long-sought health care overhaul Tuesday, asserting they can still salvage it but raising new doubts whether President Donald Trump and the Republicans will ever deliver...

Illinois Lottery to Delay Payments to Some Winners
Illinois Lottery to Delay Payments to Some Winners

The Illinois Lottery announced Tuesday it will enforce a temporary change to its winner payment policy if the General Assembly does not approve funding for Lottery prizes before July 1.