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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 05:41 PM CDT

Democratic National Convention Begins Amid Controversy

Democratic National Convention Begins Amid Controversy

The Democratic National Convention began Monday afternoon amid controversy. A hacked release of thousands of DNC emails revealed the party leadership favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders during primary...

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 05:35 PM CDT

Thousands of Animals Find Homes in 2016 Clear the Shelters

Thousands of Animals Find Homes in 2016 Clear the Shelters

Thousands of homeless animals found their new forever homes thanks to this year's Clear the Shelters event. LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 12:48 PM CDT

5 to Know: July 25

5 to Know: July 25

NBC 5's five stories to know for Monday, July 25.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 08:28 AM CDT

Blue Line Services Resumes Following Canopy Collapse

Blue Line Services Resumes Following Canopy Collapse

CTA Blue Line service resumed Monday morning after a canopy collapsed on the Near West Side station during Sunday's storms. NBC 5's Lauren Petty reports.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 10:49 PM CDT

Possible Lightning Strike Halts Blue Line

Possible Lightning Strike Halts Blue Line

Blue Line trains were halted Sunday evening due to a possible lightning strike hitting the tracks. NBC5's Christian Farr reports.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 10:47 PM CDT

Illinois Delegates Head to the Democratic Convention

Illinois Delegates Head to the Democratic Convention

The Democratic convention is scheduled to begin in Philadelphia on Monday, and NBC5's Mary Ann Ahern has the latest details.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 10:41 PM CDT

Swim Ban Issued at Chicago Beaches

Swim Ban Issued at Chicago Beaches

A swim ban took effect at all Chicago beaches on Sunday after severe storms pummeled the area Saturday night. NBC5's Regina Waldroup reports.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 12:47 PM CDT

Food, Music, and Fun at the Taste of River North

Food, Music, and Fun at the Taste of River North

Ruth's Chris Steak House is one of many restaurants with a booth at the Taste of River North this weekend. NBC5's Regina Waldroup gives you a peek at the festival.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 11:51 AM CDT

Chicago Area Battles Massive Flooding

Chicago Area Battles Massive Flooding

After heavy rainfall on Saturday night, the Chicago area is left to clean up the damage and flooding. NBC5's Emily Florez reports.

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 09:10 AM CDT

2 Killed in I-57 Crash

2 Killed in I-57 Crash

All outbound lanes of I-57 were closed for hours after a crash that left two women dead.

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