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Billions in Unclaimed Cash Due to Illinois Citizens

Billions in Unclaimed Cash Due to Illinois Citizens

Illinois residents may have tens, hundreds, even thousands of dollars just waiting for them to claim, but NBC5 Investigates found the process to get it can be so difficult, some people simply give up.

Firm That Shaped African-American Museum to Do Obama Museum

Firm That Shaped African-American Museum to Do Obama Museum

The Obama Foundation says it has hired the firm that helped shape the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington to lead the exhibition design for the Obama Presidential Center's museum.

20K Chicago Students to See 'Hamilton,' Study US History

20K Chicago Students to See 'Hamilton,' Study US History

An education program that debuted last year with the megahit musical "Hamilton" on Broadway is coming to the touring company in Chicago.

Pipeline Protesters Pray, Set Fires Ahead of Camp Closing

Pipeline Protesters Pray, Set Fires Ahead of Camp Closing

The last people remaining at a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp prayed and set fire to a handful of wooden structures on Wednesday, hours ahead of a deadline set by the Army Corps of Engineers to close the camp. Some of the praying protesters said burning the structures — which appeared to include a yurt and a teepee — was part of the ceremony of leaving. As heavy rain turned to snow, some said they expected no trouble during the eviction, despite a heavy law enforcement presence. "People are being very mindful, trying very hard to stay in prayer, to stay positive," said Nestor Silva, 37, of California. "I am not aware of any plans for belligerence."

CPS Responds to Trump’s New Immigration Policies

CPS Responds to Trump’s New Immigration Policies

The same day that the Trump administration announced new immigration enforcement policies, Chicago Public Schools sent a letter to families saying it had a plan in place. NBC 5’s Lauren Petty reports.

Toews, Blackhawks Make History in Win Over Wild

Toews, Blackhawks Make History in Win Over Wild

The Chicago Blackhawks got two critical points in the standings with their win over the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday, but they also made some remarkable history thanks in large part to the efforts of Jonathan Toews.