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News As Seen on WMAQ Channel 5 Chicago

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 10:50 PM CDT

CPD Responds to Trump's Claim About Chicago Violence

CPD Responds to Trump's Claim About Chicago Violence

Donald Trump said that he thought Chicago’s violence could be stopped within a week using "tough police tactics." NBC5's Katie Kim reports.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 06:54 PM CDT

TSA Wait Lines Down to 10 Minutes, Experts Say

TSA Wait Lines Down to 10 Minutes, Experts Say

Officials say TSA wait times at Chicago's airports are nowhere near as bad as they were in May, NBC 5's Ash-har Quraishi reports.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 06:09 PM CDT

New Partnership Provides Jobs, Second Chances

New Partnership Provides Jobs, Second Chances

The Cook County Sheriff's Office has teamed up with a landscaping company to provide union jobs to ex-offenders. LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 07:52 AM CDT

Baby Dies in South Chicago Apartment Fire

Baby Dies in South Chicago Apartment Fire

NBC 5's Lauren Petty is on the scene of an extra-alarm fire in a South Chicago apartment complex as crews search for multiple people unaccounted for.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 06:45 PM CDT

CPS Prepares for Kids to Return to School

CPS Prepares for Kids to Return to School

As students prepare to go back to school, so are teachers and CPS officials. But is the threat of a teachers strike still looming? Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 06:37 PM CDT

AG: 2 Police Body Cameras Captured Fatal Milwaukee Shooting

AG: 2 Police Body Cameras Captured Fatal Milwaukee Shooting

Wisconsin's attorney general said Monday a fatal police shooting in Milwaukee that sparked two nights of violence was recorded by not one but two body cameras. NBC 5's Chris Coffey reports.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 06:32 PM CDT

Rooftop Farm Becomes Big Hit in Chicago Community

Rooftop Farm Becomes Big Hit in Chicago Community

Weiss Memorial Hospital in Uptown has a very successful farm on top of its main parking garage. It's been a huge hit with the community. LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 06:08 PM CDT

Chicago's Air and Water Show Takes to the Lake and the Sky

Chicago's Air and Water Show Takes to the Lake and the Sky

After storms made for a rocky start, the 58th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show was smooth sailing on Sunday. NBC5's Regina Waldroup reports.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 12:20 PM CDT

State Trooper Shoots, Wounds Carjacking Suspect In Chinatown

State Trooper Shoots, Wounds Carjacking Suspect In Chinatown

A state trooper shot and wounded a teenage boy who was inside a stolen vehicle Saturday night in Chinatown, officials said. NBC5's Ash-har Quraishi reports.

Sunday, Aug 21, 2016 at 06:06 PM CDT

Clear the Shelters: Saturday, August 20, 2016

Clear the Shelters: Saturday, August 20, 2016

Andy Avalos introduces us to a sweet kitty and a laid back dog looking for a forever home.

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