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Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 at 09:59 AM CDT

1 Arrested in Protest at Rosemont Hotel

1 Arrested in Protest at Rosemont Hotel

One man was arrested in a protest outside the Rosemont hotel where a woman was found dead inside a freezer earlier this month. NBC 5's Emily Florez reports.

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 at 09:28 AM CDT

Fire Engulfs South Side Apartment Buildings

Fire Engulfs South Side Apartment Buildings

A massive blaze engulfed two apartment buildings on Chicago’s South Side early Saturday, according to fire officials. NBC 5's Lisa Chavarria reports.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 10:59 PM CDT

Heat Continues

Heat Continues

Brant Miller has the latest forecast for the Chicago area.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 10:39 PM CDT

Relatives Keep Vigil Amid Search for Mexico Earthquake Survivors

Relatives Keep Vigil Amid Search for Mexico Earthquake Survivors

Survivors were still being pulled from the rubble in Mexico City as rescue operations stretched into a fourth day Friday, spurring hope among desperate relatives gathered at the sites of buildings collapsed by a...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 10:37 PM CDT

18 Ambulances Respond to Berwyn Pep Assembly For Heat-Related Illnesses

18 Ambulances Respond to Berwyn Pep Assembly For Heat-Related Illnesses

Eighteen ambulances responded to a pep rally at Morton West High School in Berwyn Friday afternoon after nurses became inundated with students reporting heat-related illnesses, authorities said. Ash-har Quraishi...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 10:35 PM CDT

Singer of 'Despacito' Hit Gathers Supplies For Puerto Rico at Chicago Concert

Singer of 'Despacito' Hit Gathers Supplies For Puerto Rico at Chicago Concert

Friday night was more than a concert at the Aragon Ballroom on Chicago's North Side for Puerto Rican rapper and reggaeton artist Daddy Yankee. Natalie Martinez reports.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 10:33 PM CDT

Family Says Surveillance Footage Shows Their Cat Nabbed By Strangers

Family Says Surveillance Footage Shows Their Cat Nabbed By Strangers

Gogo has been a beloved member of the McGee family for more than six years. But on Tuesday--he went missing--while the family was eating dinner outside their Pilsen home. Trina Orlando reports.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 06:03 PM CDT

Chicago Gourmet Prepares for 'Hamburger Hop'

Chicago Gourmet Prepares for 'Hamburger Hop'

Chicago Gourmet is celebrating 10 years, and Friday night will feature the "Hamburger Hop." NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci is on the scene with more. 

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 06:01 PM CDT

Thieves Steal Signs in Wheaton

Thieves Steal Signs in Wheaton

Thieves are targeting messages of peace as they have been stealing signs from suburban communities that support refugees. NBC 5's Michelle Relerford has more. 

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 06:00 PM CDT

Could Madigan Derail the Beverage Tax?

Could Madigan Derail the Beverage Tax?

House Speaker Mike Madigan could potentially derail Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's controversial sugary beverage tax. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern has the latest on the situation. 

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