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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. 

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 05:58 PM CDT

Deep Dish: Who Will Replace Lisa Madigan?

Deep Dish: Who Will Replace Lisa Madigan?

In this week's Deep Dish, Carol Marin and Mary Ann Ahern bring their own unique takes and analysis to the biggest political stories. 

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 05:54 PM CDT

Pet Show Organizer Speaks Out After Canceling Event

Pet Show Organizer Speaks Out After Canceling Event

The organizer of a canceled pet expo that left animal rescue groups and small businesses concerned about refunds said it has been put in a “financially devastating” position, but it remains devoted to its...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 05:54 PM CDT

Mother, Son Found Dead in Western Suburbs

Mother, Son Found Dead in Western Suburbs

A heartbreaking discovery in the western suburbs, as the bodies of a mother and her 4-year-old son are found inside an apartment. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski has all the latest. 

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 05:50 PM CDT

'Summer of a Lifetime' Gives Students College Insight

'Summer of a Lifetime' Gives Students College Insight

A program called "Summer of a Lifetime" is available to eligible students in the Noble network of charter schools, and the program is exposing high schoolers to the college experience. NBC 5's...

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