<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - News As Seen on WMAQ Channel 5 Chicago]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcchicago.com/on-air/as-seen-on http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.com en-us Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:43:02 -0500 Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:43:02 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[University of Chicago Under Boil Order]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:16:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013982243_1200x675_515773507913.jpg The University of Chicago and other parts of the South Side Hyde Park neighborhood are under a boil order after a water main that was being installed was not properly flushed. NBC 5's Trina Orlando reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Two Dead in 'Suspicious' Southwest Side Fire]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 18:11:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013982244_1200x675_515773507953.jpg Two people were found dead after a fire in a Southwest Side home Saturday morning. ]]> <![CDATA[Illinois Couple Wins Lottery, But Can't Collect Winnings]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 11:10:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013978880_1200x675_515511363760.jpg The good news is, you won the lottery. The bad news is, you might not receive your winnings until Illinois' budget situation is worked out, just as one Illinois couple discovered. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Man Shot on Kennedy Expressway Exit Ramp in Bucktown]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:59:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013980991_1200x675_515679811670.jpg A man was shot in the shoulder while inside a car on an exit ramp of the Kennedy Expressway in the Bucktown neighborhood early Saturday morning. ]]> <![CDATA[1 Dead in Two-Car Crash in Portage Park]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:56:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013980990_1200x675_515679299623.jpg One man has died and at least one other person fled the scene after a two-car crash in the North Side Portage Park neighborhood early Saturday morning. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Thousands Participate in Transamerica Chicago Triathlon]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:22:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013981033_1200x675_515683395538.jpg About 9,000 athletes in the Transamerica Chicago Triathlon, which is the world's largest event of its kind, hit Chicago Saturday to swim, bike and run. NBC 5's Emily Florez reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: Using Apple Pay]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:53:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013981049_1200x675_515686467611.jpg NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski gives us a step-by-step demonstration on how to use Apple Pay and explains how it works.]]> <![CDATA[Adopt-a-Pet: Aug. 29, 2015]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:54:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013981038_1200x675_515684419620.jpg Andy Avalos introduces us to a high-energy dog and a 6-year-old cat who are both available for adoption at the Anti-Cruelty Society.]]> <![CDATA[One Dead in Fatal Portage Park Crash]]> Sat, 29 Aug 2015 08:59:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013980267_1200x675_515626051504.jpg A man was pronounced dead on the scene after a fatal two-car crash in the Portage Park neighborhood early Saturday morning. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Pieces of Historic Loop CTA Station Up for Auction]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:30:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013976191_1200x675_515341379788.jpg If you’ve ever wanted to own a piece of Chicago history, now is your chance.]]> <![CDATA[Cause of Death Uncovered in Suburban Hazmat Mystery]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 20:44:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013976871_1200x675_515400771704.jpg Two men found dead in a northwest suburban home during a mysterious hazardous materials situation Thursday were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Remembering Emmett Till 60 Years Later]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:56:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013976932_1200x675_515406403768.jpg Relatives and civil rights activists gathered in Burr Oak Cemetery, south of Chicago, to listen to speeches and songs, and comfort one another Friday. NBC 5's Lauren Jiggetts reports.]]> <![CDATA[Locking Devices to be Placed on Certain Prescription Medication]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:47:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013976245_1200x675_515344451967.jpg Legislation was passed Thursday to launch a pilot program in which participating pharmacies will place numerical locking devices on prescriptions with hydrocodone, also known as Vicodin or Norco. NBC 5's Chris Coffey reports.]]> <![CDATA[3 Children Orphaned in Fatal Robbins Crash]]> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:09:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013975890_1200x675_515328067828.jpg A mother and father were killed and their children were among seven people injured after two vehicles crashed into their van while street racing Thursday evening. NBC 5's Emily Florez reports.]]> <![CDATA[2 Dead, 5 Hospitalized in Mysterious Suburban Hazmat Situation]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:55:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013963086_1200x675_514771011980.jpg Two people are dead, one critically injured and four first responders have been hospitalized in a dangerous hazardous materials situation in unincorporated Des Plaines. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Woman Brutally Attacked on Popular Lake County Bike Path]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:52:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013963089_1200x675_514772547681.jpg A 70-year-old woman was brutally beaten in an unprovoked attacked on a popular Zion bike path Thursday morning. NBC 5's Lauren Jiggetts reports.]]> <![CDATA[Pro Beach Volleyball Tour Kicks Off in Chicago]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:35:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013961040_1200x675_514648131710.jpg The AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour kicked off on the lake Thursday and will run through the weekend. NBC 5’s Allison Rosati has more.]]> <![CDATA[Second City Cancels Performances for 2nd Day After Fire]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:22:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013960165_1200x675_514604099790.jpg Famed Chicago comedy club Second City has canceled Thursday performances after a fire blazed through the company's offices Wednesday afternoon. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Man Made Bomb Threat After College Admission Denied: Cops]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:19:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013960350_1200x675_514607171857.jpg A Chicago man threatened to blow up a building at at a west suburban college because he was denied admission to the school, according to police.]]> <![CDATA[Police Warn of Catalytic Converter Thefts in Chicago]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 21:17:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013960260_1200x675_514607171710.jpg Victims and witnesses have reported seeing two men dressed in hooded sweatshirts committing the thefts. NBC 5's Anthony Ponce reports.]]> <![CDATA[Salvation Army Expands Outreach In Humboldt Park]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:04:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/FREEDOM+CENTER.png The Salvation Army will be opening a brand new facility in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood. NBC 5's Art Norman reports on how this facility will change lives.]]> <![CDATA[Aurora Girls Ran Into Walmart to Avoid Abduction, Police Say]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:41:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013960339_1200x675_514607171855.jpg A man tried to abduct two young girls Thursday morning in west suburban Aurora, according to police.]]> <![CDATA[Police Warn of Suspected Pedophile Approaching Children Near Suburban Elementary School]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:46:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013960962_1200x675_514642499908.jpg A school district spokesperson says children were approached by a man in two separate times last week while playing at a park in south suburban Harvey around school dismissal time. NBC 5's Trina Orlando reports.]]> <![CDATA[Bodies Found in Hazmat Situation in Suburban Home]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:27:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013960961_1200x675_514639939517.jpg Dozens of police and fire crews responded to a deadly hazardous materials situation in unincorporated Des Plaines Thursday. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Father and Son Killed in Gary Fire]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:14:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013959680_1200x675_514588739795.jpg A father and son were found dead after a house fire in Gary Thursday. Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[SKY5: Fatal Hazmat Situation Investigated in Suburban Des Plaines]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:55:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013959627_1200x675_514576963947.jpg NBC 5's Mike Lorber reported live over a hazardous materials situation in Des Plaines.]]> <![CDATA[Air Fare Discount Offered for Ashley Madison Users]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 07:42:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013946787_1200x675_514087491619.jpg Online offer gives Ashley Madison users a way to possibly repair relationships.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Party Bus Company Faces More Accusations of Leaving Customers Stranded]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:44:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013941254_1200x675_513858627547.jpg A Chicago area party bus company is facing more accusations that it is stranding customers. NBC 5's Chris Coffey reports.]]> <![CDATA[Extra-Alarm Fire Destroys Second City Offices in Old Town]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:30:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013940682_1200x675_513848388001.jpg Two Chicago firefighters were injured while battling an intense three-alarm fire that was sparked in a restaurant kitchen in Old Town Wednesday. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.]]> <![CDATA[3 Killed After Car Hits Tree, Bursts into Flames in Unincorporated Ingleside]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 22:09:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013931457_1200x675_513377859784.jpg Three people were killed in a fiery crash in north suburban Lake County early Wednesday morning.]]> <![CDATA[Snake Hunt Continues in Suburban Geneva]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:48:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013925753_1200x675_513191491973.jpg Authorities are on the hunt for a deadly snake on the loose in a west suburban Chicago neighborhood. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Police Investigate Video of Cop Saying 'Mike Brown Deserved It']]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:44:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013938052_1200x675_513668675940.jpg The Chicago Police Department says it has launched an investigation after an officer was seen on video saying “Mike Brown deserved it.”]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Pet Owners Celebrate National Dogs Day]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:14:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013937586_1200x675_513655363629.jpg If there was any day to pamper your pooch, Wednesday's 'National Dogs Day' might be it. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]> <![CDATA[Virginia Journalists Gunned Down on Live TV]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:10:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013937977_1200x675_513669187513.jpg Employees at a Virginia TV station were warned two years ago about the man suspected in the murders of a television reporter and photographer during a live broadcast early Wednesday. NBC 5's investigative reporter Phil Rogers has more.]]> <![CDATA[3-Alarm Fire Tears Through Old Town Restaurant]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:52:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013937644_1200x675_513654851937.jpg Two Chicago firefighters were injured while battling an intense three-alarm fire that was sparked in a restaurant kitchen in Old Town Wednesday. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago High School Student Diagnosed With Mumps]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:43:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013938108_1200x675_513671747777.jpg A St. Ignatius College Prep student has been diagnosed with the mumps. NBC 5's Anthony Ponce reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Board of Education Expected to Approve Budget Amid Protests]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:01:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013931753_1200x675_513395779748.jpg The Chicago Board of Education was expected to approve a controversial budget for Fiscal Year 2016 as some members of the Chicago Teachers Union protested outside CPS headquarters. NBC 5's Kye Martin reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Study Reveals Key to Happiness at Home]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:40:55 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013928904_1200x675_513243715610.jpg A new study suggests a way for parents to find bliss at home.]]> <![CDATA[Reporter Will Not Shave Beard Until IL Lawmakers Agree on Budget]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:40:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013927425_1200x675_513215043537.jpg A reporter from the Peoria Journal Star is keeping track of Illinois' budget impasse with his beard.]]> <![CDATA[Deadly Snake on Loose in Suburban Geneva]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:32:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013922065_1200x675_513076803836.jpg The massive 6-foot highly venomous snake was first spotted by a construction worker from the roof of a neighborhood home. NBC 5's Trina Orlando reports.]]> <![CDATA[Authorities Warn South Shore Businesses of Burglars Breaking Through Walls]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:29:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013922070_1200x675_513079363684.jpg Robbers are literally tearing holes through walls to make their way into Chicago storefronts, according to police. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Exotic, Smelly 'Corpse Flower' to See Rare Bloom at Chicago Botanic Garden]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 20:24:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013919604_1200x675_512993347824.jpg The plant blooms for a single day every seven to 10 years, and the garden says it’s nearly impossible to predict the day it will be at the peak of bloom. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Guns Stolen From Illinois Nuclear Power Plant]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 20:20:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013919926_1200x675_512991811949.jpg Two guns were stolen from an Illinois nuclear power plant, officials announced Tuesday. NBC 5's investigative reporter Chris Coffey has more.]]> <![CDATA[A Chicago Family's Dedication To Fund Cancer Research]]> Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:47:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/MAD+LEUKEMIA.png When a Chicago mom learned her son had leukemia she decided to channel her energy into something positive: raising money for cancer research. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has this ]]> <![CDATA[Court Cracks Down on Companies Hit by Hackers]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:57:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013919558_1200x675_512997443900.jpg Just about every day there’s news of a different company getting hacked and customer information being stolen, but now those companies could also face a fine. NBC 5's Tammy Leitner has how it could affect you.]]> <![CDATA[Gas Prices Could Fall as Indiana Refinery Reopens]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 20:00:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013919325_1200x675_512996419975.jpg Gas prices will likely continue falling after an Indiana BP refinery reopened. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski has more.]]> <![CDATA[Suburban Dog Kicks Off Presidential Run]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:49:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013920028_1200x675_512996931823.jpg A Labrador candidate from Long Grove, known as Bailey D. Dog, has entered the presidential race. ]]> <![CDATA[Students Rally To Help Vocal Coach]]> Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:21:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/vocal+coach.png Lena Mclin has taught some of the country's most sucessful singers. She is need of some help as she is about to lose her home and could be forced out onto the streets. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]> <![CDATA[Starbucks CEO Asks Employees to be 'Sensitive']]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:41:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013920004_1200x675_512999491505.jpg CEO Howard Schultz sent a memo to his 190,000 employees Monday cautioning them to be extra "sensitive" to customers affected by the stock market plunge.]]> <![CDATA[Employee, 2 Customers Bound During Armed Robbery of Batavia AT&T Store]]> Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:34:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013919932_1200x675_512995395851.jpg An employee and two customers were bound by two men during an armed robbery of an AT&T store in suburban Batavia Monday night. NBC 5's Christian Farr reports.]]>