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Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 10:29 PM CDT

Rauner Skips Republican Fundraiser

Rauner Skips Republican Fundraiser

The Illinois Republican party hosted a major fundraiser Monday night in Rosemont, not just with the governor's race on its member's minds, but also raising campaign funds for what may be hotly contested...

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 09:21 PM CDT

'I Miss Them So Much': Shootings Kill or Injure at Least 19 US Children Each Day: CDC

'I Miss Them So Much': Shootings Kill or Injure at Least 19 US Children Each Day: CDC

The gun violence claiming young lives nationwide is an epidemic: That's the finding from the Centers for Disease Control, which says 1,300 children die every year from gun violence. And while the numbers...

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 09:12 PM CDT

Shootings Kill or Injure at Least 19 US Children Each Day: CDC

Shootings Kill or Injure at Least 19 US Children Each Day: CDC

Shootings kill or injure at least 19 U.S. children each day, with boys, teenagers and blacks most at risk, according to a government study that paints a bleak portrait of persistent violence. Regina Waldroup...

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 01:43 PM CDT

Hinsdale Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

Hinsdale Murder Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

The man charged with murdering a suburban mother inside her home returned to court Monday. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports. 

Monday, Jun 19, 2017 at 07:39 AM CDT

Suburban City Council to Vote Again on Minimum Wage Hike

Suburban City Council to Vote Again on Minimum Wage Hike

It apepars another suburb could soon opt out of an ordinance requiring Cook County business owners to raise the minimum wage. Susan Carlson reports. 

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 11:06 PM CDT

Murder Charges Filed in Oak Lawn Arson Case

Murder Charges Filed in Oak Lawn Arson Case

A 30-year-old man from Oak Lawn has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with a fire earlier this month.

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 10:29 PM CDT

'Biking for Baseball' Journey Ends When Rider Hit by Car

'Biking for Baseball' Journey Ends When Rider Hit by Car

A Chicagoland native was biking across the country to help put kids through college, but his ride was cut short when he was hit by a vehicle in Alabama. NBC 5’s Chris Hush has his heartbreaking story.

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 06:10 PM CDT

Robbers Targeting Drivers on Lower Wacker

Robbers Targeting Drivers on Lower Wacker

At least three people were robbed while driving on Lower Wacker Drive in broad daylight over the last week, according to Chicago police.

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 05:23 PM CDT

Death of 3-Year-Old Girl Ruled Homicide

Death of 3-Year-Old Girl Ruled Homicide

The death of a 3-year-old girl in the Little Village neighborhood on Chicago's Southwest Side has been ruled a homicide.

Sunday, Jun 18, 2017 at 01:54 PM CDT

Greater Chicago Food Depository Works to End Hunger

Greater Chicago Food Depository Works to End Hunger

Greater Chicago Food Depository Vice President of Community Impact Nicole Robinson tells NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter about how the organization is making a difference in the fight to end hunger in Cook County.

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