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Major Reorganization Planned for Chicago Archdiocese

Major Reorganization Planned for Chicago Archdiocese

Chicago priests have been told that in the next 14 years, 80 to 100 Chicago-area parishes could be forced to merge or close. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports. Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
Police Call Gage Park Slaying 'Complex'

Police Call Gage Park Slaying 'Complex'

Investigators Friday released little details after a family was found dead inside a Southwest Side home, but police... Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
Community Left Heartbroken After Slaying of Southwest Side Family

Community Left Heartbroken After Slaying of Southwest Side Family

A Southwest Side community is left in shock and heartbroken after the slaying of six people inside a family home. Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
Suburban Girl May Have Created Next Google Doodle

Suburban Girl May Have Created Next Google Doodle

A talented young artist from Schaumburg may have just created the next Google Doodle. Amelia Sanders' creation is a... Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
Deep Dish: Springfield's Upcoming Presidential Visit

Deep Dish: Springfield's Upcoming Presidential Visit

NBC 5's political reporters Mary Ann Ahern and Carol Marin have the latest behind-the-scenes political scoop... Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
Chicago Police Hope to Set New Tone With Latest Graduates

Chicago Police Hope to Set New Tone With Latest Graduates

A new tone from Chicago police on Friday as the newest recruits graduate amid tensions between CPD and the... Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
Zika Virus Sparks New Concerns 6 Months Before Rio Olympics

Zika Virus Sparks New Concerns 6 Months Before Rio Olympics

The Zika virus is sparking new concerns as athletes and spectators get ready for the summer Olympics in Rio. NBC 5's Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
South Side Family Pleads for Help in Search of 23-Year-Old Son

South Side Family Pleads for Help in Search of 23-Year-Old Son

A South Side family is pleading for information that could lead to the discovery of their 23-year-old son who... Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
Motive Remains Unclear in Gage Park Slayings

Motive Remains Unclear in Gage Park Slayings

A motive remains unclear after three generations of one family were found dead inside a Southwest Side home. NBC 5's Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
Loved Ones React After Southwest Side Family Found Slain

Loved Ones React After Southwest Side Family Found Slain

Loved ones react and offer emotional tributes after a Southwest Side family was found dead inside a home. Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
Search for Cat Scalded with Boiling Water Continues

Search for Cat Scalded with Boiling Water Continues

An 18-year-old Chicago man is charged with animal abuse after video of a cat being scaled with boiling water sparks... Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
Navy Pier Ferris Wheel Construction Reaches New Heights

Navy Pier Ferris Wheel Construction Reaches New Heights

Navy Pier's historic Ferris wheel project hit a new milestone Friday. NBC 5's Kye Martin reports. Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
No Signs of Forced Entry at Home Where Slain Family Found

No Signs of Forced Entry at Home Where Slain Family Found

Investigators are trying to piece together what exactly happened in a Gage Park home where two men, two women and... Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
Family Found Dead in Gage Park Home

Family Found Dead in Gage Park Home

Six family members were found dead inside a Northwest Side Chicago home Thursday. NBC 5's Lauren Petty reports. Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
Teen Charged After Pouring Boiling Water on Cat in Facebook Video

Teen Charged After Pouring Boiling Water on Cat in Facebook Video

Leon Teague, of the 6900 block of South Martin Luther King Drive, has been charged with one felony count of animal... Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
Chicago Teachers Rally Downtown Thursday

Chicago Teachers Rally Downtown Thursday

At least 16 people were arrested as Chicago teachers held a rally downtown Thursday against proposed Chicago Public... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
6 Found Dead in Southwest Side Home: Police

6 Found Dead in Southwest Side Home: Police

The bodies of five adults and one child were found at a home on Chicago's Southwest Side Thursday afternoon... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
Predators Targeting Your Kids Through Social Media Apps

Predators Targeting Your Kids Through Social Media Apps

Parents may be in the same room with their children and not even realize a predator is communicating with them... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
Community in Shock After Officer Charged With Child Porn

Community in Shock After Officer Charged With Child Porn

A community is in shock after a Northwestern University police lieutenant was charged with child pornography for... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
Mom of Teen Fatally Shot by Police Calls for Federal Probe

Mom of Teen Fatally Shot by Police Calls for Federal Probe

The mother of a teenager shot by Chicago Police is asking the United States Justice Department to investigate her... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
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