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Friday, May 27, 2016 at 05:49 PM CDT

Traveler Cancels Flight Due to Cancer Diagnosis, Fights Rebooking Fees

Traveler Cancels Flight Due to Cancer Diagnosis, Fights Rebooking Fees

A local traveler said her vacation plans were put on hold because of a medical emergency. But instead of a smooth rescheduling process, she said she had to spend hundreds of dollars in rebooking fees before...

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 11:07 PM CDT

Thousands of Officers to Hit City Streets Ahead of Holiday Weekend

Thousands of Officers to Hit City Streets Ahead of Holiday Weekend

Just one day before the long holiday weekend begins, thousands of Chicago police officers will take to city streets in an effort to prevent violence during the unofficial kickoff to summer.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 10:58 PM CDT

Officer Wounded, Suspect Killed in Attempted Robbery at Suburban Grocery Store

Officer Wounded, Suspect Killed in Attempted Robbery at Suburban Grocery Store

A suspect is dead and officer wounded after an attempted robbery at a south suburban grocery store. Natalie Martinez reports.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 10:44 PM CDT

Chicago-Area Animal Shelter Under Fire For Alleged Animal Neglect

Chicago-Area Animal Shelter Under Fire For Alleged Animal Neglect

NBC 5 Investigates went undercover at Settlers Pond, a well-known animal shelter of exotic animals, some of which former employees allege are malnourished, neglected and left in inhumane conditions to die.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 12:31 PM CDT

Memorial Day Weekend Travel: What to Expect

Memorial Day Weekend Travel: What to Expect

It's the start of the holiday escape. Whether you’re driving or flying, NBC 5’s Kye Martin has what travelers can expect this Memorial Day.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 08:06 AM CDT

‘Fight for 15’ Protesters Camp Out Overnight at McDonald’s Suburban HQ

‘Fight for 15’ Protesters Camp Out Overnight at McDonald’s Suburban HQ

Protesters felt so strongly about their “Fight for $15” they camped outside McDonald’s suburban headquarters in torrential rain and thunderstorms ahead of a second day of rallying for a higher wage.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 11:09 PM CDT

Bedbugs Bite Chicago Consumers Seeking Refund

Bedbugs Bite Chicago Consumers Seeking Refund

A Chicago couple said a popular house-sharing website would not take responsibility after bedbugs covered them in bite marks during a recent vacation in New Orleans. Chris Coffey reports.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 10:55 PM CDT

1 Dead After Semi Collides With Car, Crashes Into South Suburban Home

1 Dead After Semi Collides With Car, Crashes Into South Suburban Home

One woman is dead after a crash involving a semi-truck and a car sent the semi slamming into a south suburban home Wednesday afternoon. Lauren Jiggetts reports.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 10:52 PM CDT

Storms Cause Damage Throughout Chicago Area

Storms Cause Damage Throughout Chicago Area

Severe thunderstorms caused damage and flooding across the Chicago area Wednesday night. Dick Johnson reports.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 10:53 PM CDT

Rain Causes Problems in Chicago

Rain Causes Problems in Chicago

Rain hit Chicago right in the thick of the evening rush hour Wednesday, with storms and high winds making driving frustrating and even dangerous. Natalie Martinez reports.

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