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News As Seen on WMAQ Channel 5 Chicago

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 06:30 PM CST

Ebola Virus Scare Turned Out to Be False Alarm

Ebola Virus Scare Turned Out to Be False Alarm

NBC 5 Investigates has confirmed that Chicago officials were put on high alert this week after suspicions that a former University of Chicago research associate might have died from the ebola virus. NBC 5's Phil Rogers reports.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 05:40 PM CST

Chicagoans Enjoy Unseasonable Warmth

Chicagoans Enjoy Unseasonable Warmth

As Chicago saw more unseasonable warmth Wednesday, area residents took time to enjoy the sunshine. NBC 5 meteorologist Byron Miranda reports. 

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 04:55 PM CST

Chicago Students See 'Hamilton,' Study US History

Chicago Students See 'Hamilton,' Study US History

Hundreds of Chicago Public Schools students attended a matinee performance of the Tony Award-winning musical "Hamilton." Chris Hush reports.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 04:51 PM CST

Chicago Bank is Illinois' Only African-American Owned Bank

Chicago Bank is Illinois' Only African-American Owned Bank

A bank on Chicago's South Side gets a special honor for Black History Month. It remains the only African-American owned bank in the state of Illinois. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports. 

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 04:44 PM CST

Chicago's Unseasonably Warm February Continues

Chicago's Unseasonably Warm February Continues

Chicagoans continue to enjoy unseasonably warm temperatures in the middle of February. Ash-har Quraishi reports.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 12:19 PM CST

Police Release Audio of Suspect in Indiana Girls' Deaths

Police Release Audio of Suspect in Indiana Girls' Deaths

One of two teenage girls killed last week in northern Indiana recorded a suspect's voice, authorities said Wednesday.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 08:51 AM CST

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.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 06:32 PM CST

Some Schools Make Changes to Technology Policy

Some Schools Make Changes to Technology Policy

School districts across Chicagoland are balancing the educational benefits of the Internet, while also protecting children from accessing graphic material. Schools, however, can make some changes. Katie Kim reports.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 06:24 PM CST

Young Hospital Patients Get Special Trip to Cubs' Spring Training

Young Hospital Patients Get Special Trip to Cubs' Spring Training

It was the trip of a lifetime for some very special Cubs fans as Advocate Children's Hospital invited nine patients and their families to attend the Cubs' spring training camp. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has more on their unfortgettable journey.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 07:24 PM CST

Judge Helps Young People Learn Power of the Spoken Word

Judge Helps Young People Learn Power of the Spoken Word

A Chicago judge's primary job is in the courtroom, but he also helps young people learn the power of the spoken word. Regina Waldroup reports. 

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