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First Look Inside Construction for Apple's New Chicago Store

First Look Inside Construction for Apple's New Chicago Store

Apple hopes its new Chicago flagship on the banks of the Chicago River will create more than just a store. Charlie Wojciechowski reports. 

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Photo of Server's Act of Kindness Goes Viral

Photo of Server's Act of Kindness Goes Viral

 A server at IHOP in Springfield, Illinois, is earning praise from thousands of strangers after a photo of him helping a customer with a disability went viral.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 12:24 PM CDT

Café 5: Baconfest Chicago Comes to UIC Forum This Weekend

Café 5: Baconfest Chicago Comes to UIC Forum This Weekend

Baconfest Chicago 2017 will be on Friday, March 31 and Saturday April 1 at the UIC Forum. Admission includes three hours of unlimited bacon splendor, up to 7 drink tickets, and a variety of other goodies. One of...

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 09:18 AM CDT

Eisenhower Reopens After Shooting Investigation

Eisenhower Reopens After Shooting Investigation

Gunshots rang out on the Eisenhower Expressway Tuesday night. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports.  

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 09:14 AM CDT

FOP Chief to Meet With Attorney General Sessions

FOP Chief to Meet With Attorney General Sessions

Chicago's police union president is headed to Washington, D.C. to discuss the deadly gun violence gripping the city. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports.

Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017 at 08:00 AM CDT

Amtrak Derailment Under Investigation

Amtrak Derailment Under Investigation

Crews spent the night working to upright Amtrak train cars that derailed outside Union Station Tuesday. The derailment happened as three cars were switching tracks with about 200 people on board. No injuries...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:46 PM CDT

More Than 130 New Emojis Are Coming to Your Phone

More Than 130 New Emojis Are Coming to Your Phone

The Unicode Consortium will soon vote on more than 130 proposed emojis to add to your phone--including a breast-feeding mother and a woman wearing a headscarf.

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:22 PM CDT

Democrats Considering Run For Governor Lay Out Priorities

Democrats Considering Run For Governor Lay Out Priorities

Six Democratic candidates considering a run for governor got together Monday to lay out their priorities if they were to throw their hat in the gubernatorial ring.

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 11:08 PM CDT

North Shore Town Lifts Booze Ban, Only 1 Dry Suburb Remains

North Shore Town Lifts Booze Ban, Only 1 Dry Suburb Remains

The North Shore town of Kenilworth is dry no more. In an effort to raise the interest of restaurants and other businesses, the suburb has lifted its longstanding ban on booze. There now remains only one dry...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 06:30 PM CDT

Pizza Fix Leads to Months-Long Ordeal for Local Small Business

Pizza Fix Leads to Months-Long Ordeal for Local Small Business

Everyone knows pizza is king in Chicago, but what happens when a major piece of equipment breaks down in a pizza shop and the repairs lead to more problems than resolutions? Chris Coffey reports.

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