Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 08:45 PM CST

Ex-Gang Members Help To Prevent Gang Violence

Ex-Gang Members Help To Prevent Gang Violence

Crime may not be as prominent during the winter months, but that doesn’t stop these former gang members from working to fight gang violence.

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Emotional Support Animals 'Growing Problem' on Flights

Emotional Support Animals 'Growing Problem' on Flights

An increasing number of “emotional support animals” on airline flights are causing concern for flight attendants, who fear the animals could cause safety problems. NBC5 Investigates how many people may...

Missing 14-Year-Old St. Charles Girl Found: Police

Missing 14-Year-Old St. Charles Girl Found: Police

A missing 14-year-old girl from west suburban St. Charles has been found.

Several Hospitalized After Police Chase Ends in Crash

Several Hospitalized After Police Chase Ends in Crash

Several people were hospitalized Monday night after a car attempting to flee from police ran a red light and crashed into at least two other vehicles on Chicago's South Side.

Chief Keef Says He Wants to Be Mayor of Chicago

Chief Keef Says He Wants to Be Mayor of Chicago

Chief Keef for mayor? It appears the Chicago rapper has revealed plans to replace Mayor Rahm Emanuel.

 Trump's Attorney Says 'You Can't Rape Your Spouse'

Trump's Attorney Says 'You Can't Rape Your Spouse'

Donald Trump is making headlines again Tuesday, this time over something his lawyer said while trying to defend the Republican presidential candidate against decades-old allegations of rape, NBC's "Today"...

Fire Blazes Through South Side Business

Fire Blazes Through South Side Business

A raging fire has left a business on Chicago's south side in ruins.