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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.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 01:23 PM CDT

Top Cop: Chicago Officers Should Say Yes to Labor Day Overtime

Top Cop: Chicago Officers Should Say Yes to Labor Day Overtime

The Fraternal Order of Police circulated a flier that urged officers to turn down overtime over this year's Labor Day weekend. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 09:36 AM CDT

Illinois Democrats Looking Ahead to 2018 Governor’s Race

Illinois Democrats Looking Ahead to 2018 Governor’s Race

Despite being in the middle of the Democratic National Convention, Illinois Democrats have a race in mind aside from the run for president: Who will replace Gov. Bruce Rauner in 2018.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 09:35 AM CDT

5 to Know: July 26

5 to Know: July 26

Five stories to know as you head out the door on Tuesday, July 26.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 07:53 AM CDT

Lollapalooza Preparations Begin

Lollapalooza Preparations Begin

Lollapalooza kicks off in Grant Park Thursday, and preparations for the annual music festival are beginning. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports.

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 07:53 AM CDT

Democratic National Convention Kicks Off

Democratic National Convention Kicks Off

First Lady Michelle Obama, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and many more spoke during the first night of the Democratic National Convention. NBC5's Mary Ann Ahern is in Philadelphia with more details.

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