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Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 07:01 AM CST

4 Killed in Fiery Northwest Suburban Crash

4 Killed in Fiery Northwest Suburban Crash

Four people were killed and another critically injured in a fiery crash that shut down a major roadway in northwest suburban Des Plaines Thursday night. Lauren Petty reports.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 12:11 PM CST

More Than 50 Chicago Businesses Close for 'Day Without Immigrants' Demonstrations

More Than 50 Chicago Businesses Close for 'Day Without Immigrants' Demonstrations

A number of Chicago businesses will close Thursday amid nationwide "Day Without Immigrants" demonstrations. Michelle Relerford reports.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 07:04 AM CST

Girl, 13, Killed When Police Chase Ends in Hammond Crash

Girl, 13, Killed When Police Chase Ends in Hammond Crash

A 13-year-old girl was killed and her grandmother critically injured when an SUV being chased by police in northwest Indiana slammed into their vehicle on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Lauren Petty reports.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 10:41 PM CST

Valentine's Day Extra Special For Heart Transplant Recipient

Valentine's Day Extra Special For Heart Transplant Recipient

This Valentine's Day was extra special for one man in Maine. He finally got to thank the family of the donor who gave him their heart. 

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 06:40 PM CST

Largest National Hispanic Conference Convenes in Chicago

Largest National Hispanic Conference Convenes in Chicago

From politics to education, there will be a call for action when the largest national Hispanic conference convenes Thursday in Chicago. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 06:38 PM CST

Judge Sets Aside Convictions of 4 Men in 1995 Murders

Judge Sets Aside Convictions of 4 Men in 1995 Murders

Four Chicago men had their murder convictions set aside by a judge seven years after fingerprint evidence implicated another suspect and raised questions about the case. NBC 5's Christian Farr reports.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 06:27 PM CST

Suburban Officer's Near-Suicide Fuels Inspiration to Help At-Risk Youth

Suburban Officer's Near-Suicide Fuels Inspiration to Help At-Risk Youth

A police detective from Zion is teaching at-risk children how to grow up safely and responsibly. He's offering them a safe place to hang out and have fun while delivering a serious message about life. Christian Farr reports.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 06:24 PM CST

Demonstrators Protest Trump Aide’s Appearance at UofC

Demonstrators Protest Trump Aide’s Appearance at UofC

Around 100 people gathered near the center of the University of Chicago’s Hyde Park campus to protest an appearance by President Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski on Wednesday. NBC 5's Chris Hush reports.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 06:22 PM CST

Rauner Lauds Senate Plan During Latest Budget Address

Rauner Lauds Senate Plan During Latest Budget Address

Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his third budget address Wednesday in Springfield. Mary Ann Ahern reports.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 06:20 PM CST

Man, 19, Charged in Shooting Death of 11-Year-Old Girl

Man, 19, Charged in Shooting Death of 11-Year-Old Girl

Charges have been filed in the shooting death of 11-year-old Takiya Holmes, police said. Michelle Relerford reports.

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