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Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 04:58 PM CDT

Illinois State Police Prepare For Weekend Crackdown

Illinois State Police Prepare For Weekend Crackdown

Beginning at midnight on Friday, the Illinois State Police joins 15 other states to step up enforcement on commercial vehicles as part of a "massive public safety initiative" to help reduce traffic fatalities...

Friday, Jul 18, 2014 at 05:42 PM CDT

Busy Weekend In Chicago

Busy Weekend In Chicago

It’s going to be a busy weekend across the Chicago.
There are several concerts, ball games, and parades on tap.
NBC5’s LeeAnn Trotter has a preview.

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 at 10:10 PM CDT

Possible Chicago Connection In Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight

Possible Chicago Connection In Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight

There is a possible Chicago connection to the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17. A group of Malaysian-Americans says they've spoken to a woman who fears a friend of hers may have been on board....

Thursday, Jul 17, 2014 at 10:00 PM CDT

Possible Chicago Connection In Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight

Possible Chicago Connection In Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight

There is a possible Chicago connection to the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17. A group of Malaysian-Americans says they've spoken to a woman who fears a friend of hers may have been on board....

Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 04:54 PM CDT

Benefit Planned For SXSW Victims With Chicago Ties

Benefit Planned For SXSW Victims With Chicago Ties

A drunk driver slammed into a crowd of people just outside the large Austin, Tex., music festival, injuring more than 20 people. Evan West, 28, was severely injured, and his wife, 27-year-old Jamie West, was one...

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013 at 04:28 PM CST

Meet Our 21st Century Solutions Grant Winners

Meet Our 21st Century Solutions Grant Winners

NBC5 donated $100,000 in total to three deserving nonprofit organizations.

Sunday, Sep 29, 2013 at 10:10 AM CDT

Same Sex Finances

Same Sex Finances

Anchor Kim Vatis talks with Brennan Miller, a branch manager for Charles Schwab, about how recent Supreme Court rulings impact the financial lives of same sex couples.

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2013 at 03:07 PM CDT
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By Mark W. Anderson

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Chicago Politics

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Chicago Politics

You don't love a city like Chicago or a state like Illinois without wanting tomorrow to be better than today and expecting each of its citizens to be their best, including its politicians

Friday, Jun 7, 2013 at 07:25 AM CDT
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10 Things About NBC 5 Today

NBC 5 Today keeps you up to the minute, the minute you are up, and it takes... View gallery

  • Set Cake
  • Early morning newsroom
  • Our Break Room
Thursday, Jun 6, 2013 at 02:33 AM CDT
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By Courtney O'Callaghan

10 Things You Don't Know About Kye Martin

She keeps ou on the move with her traffic reports on NBC 5 Today. View gallery

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  • Kye Child Actor
  • Kye Seattle
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