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New Tower Planned for Lakeshore East

New Tower Planned for Lakeshore East

Building the "Wanda Vista" will create about 2,000 construction jobs and about 500 permanent jobs. NBC Chicago's Charlie Wojciechowski reports. Watch »

3 hours ago
Waynes Weekend Beef Wellington For A Special Holiday Meal

Waynes Weekend Beef Wellington For A Special Holiday Meal

A simple take on Beef Wellington headlines a fancy holiday dinner. Read »

6 hours ago
Chicago Theatres Among Those That Pulled

Chicago Theatres Among Those That Pulled "The Interview"

Chicago reacts to theatres pulling the movie "The Interview" after hackers threaten vioence if its... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Mixed Emotions Over President’s Decision To Resume Diplomatic Relations With Cuba

Mixed Emotions Over President’s Decision To Resume Diplomatic Relations...

There are mixed emotions over President Obama’s decision to have the United States resume diplomatic relations with... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Smash-and-Grab Thieves Target Lottery Tickets

Smash-and-Grab Thieves Target Lottery Tickets

In a string of smash-and-grab burglaries in Western suburbs, thieves appear to be stealing lottery tickets. Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Father of 3 Fatally Shot While Waiting for Bus

Father of 3 Fatally Shot While Waiting for Bus

Donatello Hererra was standing on the sidewalk, waiting for the Western Avenue bus when someone in a dark colored... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Widescreen Broadcast

Widescreen Broadcast

Your picture should now be a rectangle rather than the square picture that cut off both sides of what we were... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Chicago Reacts to Historic Day Between Cuba, U.S.

Chicago Reacts to Historic Day Between Cuba, U.S.

Word that the U.S. and Cuba are bringing an end to their Cold War-era hostilities brings celebration in Chicago's... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Memorial for Judy Baar Topinka

Memorial for Judy Baar Topinka

More than a thousand people turned out Wednesday to pay tribute to Illinois' Comptroller, Judy Baar Topinka. Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Behind the Scenes of

Behind the Scenes of "Cirque Dreams Holidaze"

The Broadway musical is a Christmas favorite. LeeAnn Trotter reports Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Kid-Focused Non-Profits Awarded Grants in 21st Century Solutions Challenge

Kid-Focused Non-Profits Awarded Grants in 21st Century Solutions...

Three non-profits are awarded grants in the 21st Century Solutions Challenge. Each helps underprivileged Chicago... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Chicago Police Captain Shot During Standoff Returns To Work

Chicago Police Captain Shot During Standoff Returns To Work

It’s a new beginning for a decorated Chicago police officer.
Captain Ed Kulbida is back on the job more than... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
21st Century Grant Challenge Winners Announced

21st Century Grant Challenge Winners Announced

NBC 5 Chicago in partnership with The NBCUniversal Foundation on Wednesday announced $100,000 in grants for three... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Dogs Found in Dangerous Conditions

Dogs Found in Dangerous Conditions

Authorities found dogs in terrible conditions at a rescue center in Lowell, Indiana. Christian Farr reports. Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Suburban School Board Member Asked to Step Down over Anti-Gay Comments

Suburban School Board Member Asked to Step Down over Anti-Gay Comments

A school board member is asked to resign after saying she wouldn't be comfortable with a gay or lesbian candidate... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Sony Hackers Issue Threat On Movie Theaters

Sony Hackers Issue Threat On Movie Theaters

A chilling threat prompts two of Hollywood's most popular young stars to abruptly cancel a tour for their new movie.... Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
Bakery Helps Kids With Autism

Bakery Helps Kids With Autism

Bakery gives children with autism a special opportunity. Lee Ann Trotter reports. Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
3 Suspects in Court for Killing Chicago Teen

3 Suspects in Court for Killing Chicago Teen

Family and friends mourn Demario Bailey, while three of four suspects face a judge. Katie Kim reports. Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
Candidate Vows to Subpoena Rahm Emanuel Over Petition Objection

Candidate Vows to Subpoena Rahm Emanuel Over Petition Objection

Dr. Willie Wilson, a potential candidate for Chicago mayor who's had his ballot signatures challenged, wants a... Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
Commission Makes Recommendations to Stop Chicago Violence

Commission Makes Recommendations to Stop Chicago Violence

A 130 member panel put together by Mayor Rahm Emanuel issued 28 recommendations Monday to stop Chicago's violence. Watch »

Dec 16, 2014
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