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Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 08:11 AM CST

Children Among 3 Injured in Gas Station Shooting

Children Among 3 Injured in Gas Station Shooting

An overnight shooting at a gas station in Brighton Park left three wounded, including a 4-year-old boy and 3-year-old girl. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 08:02 AM CST

1.8M Drivers to Hit Roads Wednesday: Illinois Tollway

1.8M Drivers to Hit Roads Wednesday: Illinois Tollway

The Illinois Tollway Association says 1.8 million cars will be traveling today alone – 200,000 more than average. NBC 5's Lauren Petty has the best times to hit the road and avoid the holiday rush.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 12:26 AM CST

Couple Loses Beloved Dog to Car Thief, Asks For Help

Couple Loses Beloved Dog to Car Thief, Asks For Help

A Chicago couple lost their beloved family dog when their car was stolen. Now, they're asking for help from anyone who saw where the dog might have been taken or let loose.

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 at 11:33 PM CST

'Chicago Fire': Jesse Spencer Talks Cubs, Melbourne, More

'Chicago Fire': Jesse Spencer Talks Cubs, Melbourne, More

Jesse Spencer caught up with NBC 5's Allison Rossati and Rob Stafford to talk about his long-suffering football club (and the Cubs!) and rescuing Rob's daughter when she was an extra on the show.

Wednesday, Nov 23, 2016 at 12:27 AM CST

Driver in Fatal Tenn. Accident Worked for Chicago Area Company

Driver in Fatal Tenn. Accident Worked for Chicago Area Company

Durham School Services, based in Warrenville, Illinois, operates about 13,700 vehicles around the U.S. and has nearly as many drivers, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. It had a...

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 at 06:46 PM CST

Students Make Thanksgiving Meal From Start to Finish

Students Make Thanksgiving Meal From Start to Finish

A group of students is in charge of Thanksgiving, from start to finish. They are growing the food, raising the turkeys and making the centerpieces. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 at 06:43 PM CST

Midwest Travelers to Hit Roads for Thanksgiving Holiday

Midwest Travelers to Hit Roads for Thanksgiving Holiday

Many are expected to hit the roads this Thanksgiving holiday in the Midwest. Alicia Roman reports.

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 at 06:17 PM CST

Trouble in Toyland: Dangerous Recalled Toys Still Being Sold Online

Trouble in Toyland: Dangerous Recalled Toys Still Being Sold Online

he U.S. PIRG Education Fund released its 31st annual report of toys that have been recalled by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), many of which can still be found being sold online. Kye Martin...

Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016 at 08:07 AM CST

CPD Launches New Recruitment Campaign, Hiring Website

CPD Launches New Recruitment Campaign, Hiring Website

The Chicago Police Department's new "Be The Change" campaign aims to add 970 officers in the next two years. NBC 5's Lauren Petty reports.

Monday, Nov 21, 2016 at 06:45 PM CST

Pope Extends Mercy For Women Who Have Had Abortions

Pope Extends Mercy For Women Who Have Had Abortions

Pope Francis is allowing all priests to absolve women of the "grave sin" of abortion, extending indefinitely special permission he had granted for the duration of the just-ended Holy Year of Mercy. Regina...

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