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Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 11:34 PM CDT

Biden, Obama Urge Voters to Support Clinton at DNC

Biden, Obama Urge Voters to Support Clinton at DNC

Sen. Tim Kaine, Vice President Joe Biden, and President Barack Obama took the stage on the third night of the Democratic National Convention to urge voters to support Hillary Clinton, and condemn Donald

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 11:32 PM CDT

Reagan Shooter to Be Released from Psychiatric Facility

Reagan Shooter to Be Released from Psychiatric Facility

35 years ago, John Hinckley Jr. shot President Ronald Reagan and then-Secret Service Agent Tim McCarthy. On Wednesday, a judge ruled he can be released from a psychiatric facility.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 08:24 AM CDT

Clinton Wins Nomination in Historic Vote

Clinton Wins Nomination in Historic Vote

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is writing a new chapter in America’s 240-year history. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 11:00 PM CDT

Bill Clinton Embraces Role of Political Spouse at DNC

Bill Clinton Embraces Role of Political Spouse at DNC

Bill Clinton took the stage Tuesday night for his 10th address to a Democratic convention, the ex-president, husband and party standard-bearer step into a singular role in American history: potential first...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 09:18 PM CDT

Volunteers Clean Up Beach Along Lake Michigan in Chicago

Volunteers Clean Up Beach Along Lake Michigan in Chicago

Volunteers hit the lakefront Tuesday to clean up the 12th Street Beach. They combed the beach for trash and invasive plants and also collected data to help with ongoing research to keep the lakefront clean.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 07:16 PM CDT

Historic Tall Ships Return to Lake Michigan Waters at Navy Pier

Historic Tall Ships Return to Lake Michigan Waters at Navy Pier

Starting Wednesday, visitors will have the chance to see 14 historic tall ships at Navy Pier for a five-day festival. Christian Farr reports.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 07:13 PM CDT

Clinton Wins Historic Nomination for President

Clinton Wins Historic Nomination for President

Breaking a historic barrier, Hillary Clinton triumphantly captured the Democratic nomination for president Tuesday night. Mary Ann Ahern reports.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 06:18 PM CDT

Making a Difference in Fight Against Childhood Cancers

Making a Difference in Fight Against Childhood Cancers

A doctor who treats pediatric cancer patients wanted help, specifically more money for research on childhood cancers. So, he developed a foundation to raise that money. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 06:18 PM CDT

New Program Aims to Provide Screening, Services for Children With Autism and Developmental Delays

New Program Aims to Provide Screening, Services for Children With Autism and Developmental Delays

Autism touches every community, and in Chicago's neediest neighborhoods, getting proper screening and services can be a challenge. The Infant Welfare Society has started its new program CHAT, aimed at making...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 06:01 PM CDT

Mothers Impacted by Gun Violence Play Role at DNC

Mothers Impacted by Gun Violence Play Role at DNC

Victims of gun violence will play a role at the Democratic National Convention Tuesday. Mary Ann Ahern reports.

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