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6 Found Dead in Southwest Side Home: Police

6 Found Dead in Southwest Side Home: Police

The bodies of five adults and one child were found at a home on Chicago's Southwest Side Thursday afternoon... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
Predators Targeting Your Kids Through Social Media Apps

Predators Targeting Your Kids Through Social Media Apps

Parents may be in the same room with their children and not even realize a predator is communicating with them... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
Community in Shock After Officer Charged With Child Porn

Community in Shock After Officer Charged With Child Porn

A community is in shock after a Northwestern University police lieutenant was charged with child pornography for... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
Mom of Teen Fatally Shot by Police Calls for Federal Probe

Mom of Teen Fatally Shot by Police Calls for Federal Probe

The mother of a teenager shot by Chicago Police is asking the United States Justice Department to investigate her... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
CTU Marches Downtown Against Proposed Cuts

CTU Marches Downtown Against Proposed Cuts

At least 16 people were arrested as Chicago teachers held a rally downtown Thursday against proposed Chicago Public... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
McDonald's Trades Toys for Books Temporarily

McDonald's Trades Toys for Books Temporarily

For a short time, McDonald's is trading toys for books inside Happy Meals. Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
'Strandbeest' Walks Through Millennium Park

'Strandbeest' Walks Through Millennium Park

A Dutch artist created a new moving sculpture that will be part of a free exhibit opening Friday at the Chicago... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
Second Strain of Dog Flu Hits Suburbs

Second Strain of Dog Flu Hits Suburbs

A second strain of canine influenza has infected some pets in the Chicago suburbs. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
Couple Says Jewelry Stolen From Luggage

Couple Says Jewelry Stolen From Luggage

A suburban couple was missing gold and diamonds worth more than $22,000 after taking a flight from O’Hare. Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
Black History Month: Christine Houston's Influence In Hollywood

Black History Month: Christine Houston's Influence In Hollywood

Christine Houston is widely considered a living legend. She used her life growing up on the South Side of Chicago as... Watch »

Feb 5, 2016
Chicago State Declares Financial Crisis

Chicago State Declares Financial Crisis

As lawmakers in Springfield continue a months-long battle over the state budget, one Chicago school faces imminent... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
Chicago Teachers to Rally Downtown Thursday

Chicago Teachers to Rally Downtown Thursday

On Wednesday night, one teacher from each Chicago public school met with union leadership during the House of... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
6 Found Dead in Southwest Side Home: Police

6 Found Dead in Southwest Side Home: Police

The bodies of five adults and one child were found at a home on Chicago's Southwest Side Thursday afternoon... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
Gov. Rauner Pushes for Toll Lanes on I-55

Gov. Rauner Pushes for Toll Lanes on I-55

How much would you pay to avoid traffic? NBC 5’s Kye Martin reports on Gov. Rauner’s a controversial new plan to... Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
Multiple Cars Set on Fire Overnight in West Lawn

Multiple Cars Set on Fire Overnight in West Lawn

An accelerate was used to light up multiple cars in flames in Chicago's West Lawn early Thursday morning. Watch »

Feb 4, 2016
Turmoil Between CTU, CPS Persists

Turmoil Between CTU, CPS Persists

On Wednesday night, one teacher from each Chicago public school met with union leadership during the House of... Watch »

Feb 3, 2016
Woman Recounts Mysterious Road Rage Incident

Woman Recounts Mysterious Road Rage Incident

Two women become the target of random gunfire on a roadway near Gary, Indiana, Saturday night. Watch »

Feb 3, 2016
Controversial Rogers Park Meetup Canceled

Controversial Rogers Park Meetup Canceled

A so-called "men's rights group" that planned a meeting in Rogers Park has canceled the event citing the... Watch »

Feb 3, 2016
Chicago-Area Residents Reassured of Water Safety

Chicago-Area Residents Reassured of Water Safety

Flint’s water problems have made headlines nationwide after toxic levels of lead had been found in the city’s... Watch »

Feb 3, 2016
Teachers Meet With Union Leadership in House of Delegates

Teachers Meet With Union Leadership in House of Delegates

One teacher from each Chicago school met with union leadership Wednesday night amid a tumultuous week between CPS... Watch »

Feb 3, 2016
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