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Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 05:34 PM CST

120 Arrested in Weekend Raids by Chicago Police: Officials

120 Arrested in Weekend Raids by Chicago Police: Officials

Chicago police say more than 100 people were arrested over the weekend during citywide raids focusing on what they called the “main source of violence in the city” – illegal guns and narcotics. Natalie Martinez...

Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 05:33 PM CST

Emanuel to Trump: Focus on Jobs, Not Inaugural Attendance

Emanuel to Trump: Focus on Jobs, Not Inaugural Attendance

Mayor Rahm Emanuel slammed President Donald Trump Monday for debating the crowd size at Friday’s inauguration, urging the Republican to instead focus on jobs and education. Mary Ann Ahern reports.

Monday, Jan 23, 2017 at 09:33 AM CST

Hit-and-Run Leaves Man Seriously Injured in Forest Park

Hit-and-Run Leaves Man Seriously Injured in Forest Park

Police in west suburban Forest Park are searching for the driver who hit a man crossing an intersection Sunday night, and then left him lying in the middle of the street. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports.

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 at 09:42 PM CST

MENTOR Illinois Connects Kids With Mentors

MENTOR Illinois Connects Kids With Mentors

Executive Director Margie Morris talks to NBC5's LeeAnn Trotter about how MENTOR Illinois matches successful adults with young people to foster meaningful mentoring relationships.

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 at 09:37 PM CST

First Bites Bash Kicks Off Chicago Restaurant Week

First Bites Bash Kicks Off Chicago Restaurant Week

Jill Zimmerman of the Greater Chicago Food Depository talks with NBC5's Susan Carlson about First Bites Bash, which kicks off Chicago Restaurant Week and helps a great cause.

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 at 01:22 PM CST

Chicagoans Return Home From the Women's March on Washington

Chicagoans Return Home From the Women's March on Washington

After millions of people participated in Women's Marches around the world, some Chicagoans who joined the demonstration in the nation's capital returned home after a whirlwind trip. NBC5's Emily Florez reports.

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 at 10:41 AM CST

1 Dead in Hit-and-Run on Bishop Ford

1 Dead in Hit-and-Run on Bishop Ford

One person is dead after a hit-and-run crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway early Sunday, according to police.

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 at 10:03 AM CST

2 Convicted in Shooting That Paralyzed 'Hoop Dreams' Player

2 Convicted in Shooting That Paralyzed 'Hoop Dreams' Player

Two men were convicted in a 2014 shooting that paralyzed a Chicago high school basketball coach who played on one of the teams featured in the 1994 documentary "Hoop Dreams."

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 at 09:42 AM CST

Clear The Shelters: Sunday, January 22, 2017

Clear The Shelters: Sunday, January 22, 2017

NBC 5's Andy Avalos visits the Anti-Cruelty Society to find a home for an adorable dog.

Sunday, Jan 22, 2017 at 09:39 AM CST

Weekend Web: Charity Watches

Weekend Web: Charity Watches

NBC 5's Art Norman talks with Fam Mirza about his company, 1:Face Watch, and how buying a watch can support various charities and even help an aspiring entrepreneur start their own business.

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