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Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 12:07 PM CST

Wild Apologize Over Mascot Beating Skit

Wild Apologize Over Mascot Beating Skit

The Minnesota Wild have apologized after mixed reaction to a skit that featured their mascot beating the Blackhawks' Tommy Hawk with a bat.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 09:59 AM CST

Clear the Shelters: Saturday, January 14, 2017

Clear the Shelters: Saturday, January 14, 2017

NBC5's Andy Avalos introduces us to two pets ready for adoption in today's Clear the Shelters.

Saturday, Jan 14, 2017 at 09:55 AM CST

Weekend Web: MDHearingAid

Weekend Web: MDHearingAid

Hearing aids are expensive, but there's a new device that could help cut those costs. NBC5's Charlie Wojciechowski talks with Dr. Sreek Cherukuri about the MDHearingAid that has a rechargeable battery.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 11:08 PM CST

Chicago Cubs Convention Kicks Off

Chicago Cubs Convention Kicks Off

Fans are still riding the high of the Cubs historic World Series victory as the Cubs Convention begins Friday night. Natalie Martinez reports.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 10:01 PM CST

Woman Intentionally Crashes SUV Into Store

Woman Intentionally Crashes SUV Into Store

A broken cellphone "drives" a Florida woman to intentionally crash her SUV into a south Florida phone store and it's all caught on camera. Cell phone video shows the moments when a 25-year-old woman intentional...

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 10:00 PM CST

Cop and K-9 Officer Set On Fire

Cop and K-9 Officer Set On Fire

A burglary suspect was shot Thursday after throwing flaming paint primer on a Tampa Police officer and his K-9 partner.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 07:23 PM CST

Chris Tucker Visits Chicago

Chris Tucker Visits Chicago

Chris Tucker will perform at the Chicago Theater Saturday night. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has a sneak peak.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 10:17 PM CST

Chicago Auto Show Just Around The Bend

Chicago Auto Show Just Around The Bend

With all of the hottest cars, the Chicago Auto show starts in February. Kalee Dionne reports.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 11:31 AM CST

DOJ Finds Pattern of Civil Rights Violations by CPD

DOJ Finds Pattern of Civil Rights Violations by CPD

The U.S. Justice Department has found that the Chicago Police Department violated constitutional rights by engaging in a "pattern or practice of use of excessive force," Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced...

Friday, Jan 13, 2017 at 12:37 AM CST

DOJ to Announce Chicago Police Department Probe Findings Friday

DOJ to Announce Chicago Police Department Probe Findings Friday

The U.S. Justice Department will conclude in a report to be released Friday that the Chicago Police Department displayed a pattern and practice of violating residents' constitutional rights over years, a law...

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