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Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 08:45 PM CDT

Hilton Hotels Donate Thousands of Pounds of Food

Hilton Hotels Donate Thousands of Pounds of Food

Hilton Hotels are donating thousands of pounds of food in hopes of making a difference for families in need. Workers are using their hospitality skills to lend a helping hand. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci reports.

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 08:00 PM CDT

1 Hurt, Residents Evacuated After Report of Explosion, Fire in Willowbrook: Fire Chief

1 Hurt, Residents Evacuated After Report of Explosion, Fire in Willowbrook: Fire Chief

An explosion and fire was reported in west suburban Willowbrook Friday, injuring at least one person and forcing the evacuation of area residents, authorities said. Trina Orlando reports.

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 07:58 PM CDT

Police Close Case in Teen's Hotel Freezer Death, Release New Photos, Video

Police Close Case in Teen's Hotel Freezer Death, Release New Photos, Video

Rosemont police said Friday they are "closing the tragic case" of 19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins, whose her body was found in a suburban hotel freezer last month. Michelle Relerford reports.

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 03:18 PM CDT

At Least 1 Person Pulled From Trench in Elgin

At Least 1 Person Pulled From Trench in Elgin

Authorities were responding to a trench collapse near Elgin Friday afternoon, officials confirmed.

Friday, Oct 20, 2017 at 07:05 AM CDT

New Photos to Be Released in Teen's Freezer Death: Attorney

New Photos to Be Released in Teen's Freezer Death: Attorney

New information is expected to be released in the investigation into a 19-year-old woman’s mysterious death after her body was found in a suburban hotel freezer last month. Lauren Petty reports.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:24 PM CDT

Kids Swim Team Struggles With Price of Travel to Competition

Kids Swim Team Struggles With Price of Travel to Competition

A Boys and Girls Club swim team in Bridgeport is hoping to travel to a national championship meet in Florida. The only problem - many of the kids can't afford to go. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz reports.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:21 PM CDT

Police Warn of North Side Break-Ins

Police Warn of North Side Break-Ins

A string of break-ins in several North Side neighborhoods has police warning residents to take extra precautions. NBC 5's Ash-har Quraishi reports from Logan Square.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:19 PM CDT

Plot of Land on South Side Could Become Sprawling Tech Hub

Plot of Land on South Side Could Become Sprawling Tech Hub

It's been sitting vacant for years, but now a plot of land in the South Loop is being eyed for a sprawling innovation and tech research center. The announcement comes on the same day the bids for the Amazon...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:16 PM CDT

First Cinespace Class Graduates in Chicago

First Cinespace Class Graduates in Chicago

Thursday the first class of interns graduated at Cinespace Chicago. It's an exciting program that's opening doors for young people -- giving them the skills to succeed in the entertainment industry. Marion...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 11:14 PM CDT

Referee Collapses at Wheeling High School Football Game

Referee Collapses at Wheeling High School Football Game

Dramatic moments during a suburban high school football game: a referee collapsed on the field of Wheeling High School Thursday night. Several coaches and trainers rushed from the sidelines to give the...

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