<![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 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:48:05 -0600 Wed, 04 Mar 2015 12:48:05 -0600 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[JRW Whistleblower Arrested in Evergreen Park]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:56:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011309602_1200x675_407775299854.jpg Chris Janes, the vice president of the Evergreen Park Athletic Association who prompted an investigation into the Jackie Robinson West Little League team, was arrested early Tuesday morning.]]> <![CDATA[Peterson Pleads Not Guilty in Murder-for-Hire Plot]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:39:56 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011308880_1200x675_407708227597.jpg Drew Peterson, convicted of killing his third wife and suspected in his fourth spouse's disappearance, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he tried to hire someone to kill the prosecutor who helped put him in state prison. NBC Chicago's Christian Farr reports.]]> <![CDATA[Defense Argues Self-Defense as Naperville Bar Stabbing Trial Begins]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:32:58 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011309086_1200x675_407710275995.jpg Daniel Olaska is charged with stabbing elementary school teacher inside a Naperville nightclub. NBC Chicago's Katie Kim reports.]]> <![CDATA[Oprah's Harpo Studios in Chicago to Close in December]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:31:18 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011308996_1200x675_407709763650.jpg Oprah Winfrey plans to close Harpo Studios in Chicago this year, she announced Tuesday. NBC Chicago's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Wintry Mix Makes for Slow Morning Commute]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:36:52 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011308702_1200x675_407695939900.jpg Tuesday morning started on a wet note, with precipitation slowing the morning commute.]]> <![CDATA[Cardinal George Hospitalized]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 17:04:18 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011308413_1200x675_407694403911.jpg Cardinal Francis George was admitted to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood on Sunday, the Archdiocese of Chicago confirmed Tuesday morning.]]> <![CDATA[Three More Charged in Series of Smash-and-Grabs]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:54:21 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011308399_1200x675_407688771820.jpg Hershel Phillips, Jawon Sellers, Kenneth Greene and Tommie Adams were arrested in connection with a series of smash-and-grab burglaries at high-end stores on Michigan Avenue and the North Side.]]> <![CDATA[Last-Minute Spring Break Getaway Ideas]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:15:50 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/st+louis+arch-722.JPG Travel expert Colleen Kelly has destination suggestions that may not be top-of-mind when you're thinking about Spring Break.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Loews Chicago Hotel Opens]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:02:36 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011289917_1200x675_406838339810.jpg The new Loews Chicago Hotel in Streeterville opened Monday following the company's July acquisition of the InterContinental Chicago O'Hare Hotel.]]> <![CDATA[Attorney General Unveils Plan to Beef Up Illinois Data Breach Law]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:50:27 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011289778_1200x675_406834755532.jpg Attorney General Lisa Madigan unveiled a new plan to beef up Illinois’ data breach law, after 67 million personal records were hit last year. NBC Chicago's Lisa Parker reports.]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: Taylored Wines]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:09:22 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011304705_1200x675_407573059728.jpg Chicago startup Taylored Wines simplifies the wine-buying experience and gives boutique wineries a new way to showcase their wines. Founder Rachel Portell talks with NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski.]]> <![CDATA[Poll Shows Dead Heat Between Emanuel, Garcia]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:35:24 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011290412_1200x675_407017539569.jpg Five weeks out from voting day, the Chicago mayoral race between incumbent Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia is a dead heat, a poll shows. NBC Chicago's political reporter Mary Ann Ahern has the latest.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Could Get Spot on Monopoly Board Game]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:49:35 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011289998_1200x675_406858819849.jpg Now you can help Chicago become a player in board game history. NBC Chicago’s Allison Rosati reports.]]> <![CDATA[Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn Take Chicago Polar Plunge]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:33:53 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011289536_1200x675_406826563580.jpg Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn joined more than 4,500 Chicagoans in an icy dip into Lake Michigan for the annual Polar Plunge on Sunday to support the Special Olympics. NBC Chicago's LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]> <![CDATA[Jesus "Chuy" Garcia Changes Mind on Possible Obama Library Location]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:33:32 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011289681_1200x675_406828099957.jpg President Obama’s proposed library is front and center in the race for mayor of Chicago. NBC Chicago’s Christian Farr reports.]]> <![CDATA[CTA Has Plan to Speed Bus Travel in Loop]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:28:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011289620_1200x675_406829123587.jpg Transportation officials in the next couple of weeks will begin a project to bring Bus Rapid Transit to Chicago's Loop. NBC Chicago's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Man Beat Pregnant Girlfriend at Brookfield Zoo: Police]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:26:14 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011289711_1200x675_406828099889.jpg A west suburban man faces domestic battery charges after he punched his pregnant girlfriend in the face while she was holding a child Saturday afternoon at Brookfield Zoo, according to police.]]> <![CDATA[Grateful Dead Chicago Tickets as High as $116,000 in Secondary Market]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:10:50 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011289417_1200x675_406820419768.jpg Many fans will need a miracle to say “fare thee well” to the Grateful Dead this summer. NBC Chicago's Katie Kim has the story.]]> <![CDATA[Wrigley Field Renovation Progress Report]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:08:36 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011289308_1200x675_406813251722.jpg Chicago Cubs officials say they plan to ask the city for permission to work around the clock to speed up Wrigley Field renovations. NBC Chicago's Trina Orlando reports.]]> <![CDATA[Jury Selection Begins in Naperville Murder Trial of Man Accused of Stabbing 2nd Grade Teacher]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:04:03 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011289199_1200x675_406811203911.jpg Jury selection began Monday in Naperville in the murder trial of a man accused of killing a second grade teacher. NBC Chicago’s Marion Brooks reports.]]> <![CDATA[City Mourns White Sox Legend Minnie Minoso Dies]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:59:16 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011289266_1200x675_406811203882.jpg White Sox legend Minnie Minoso, affectionately known as the "Cuban Comet," died Saturday night at 90 years old.]]> <![CDATA[Dad Delivers Baby on Side of Road]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:56:29 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011289241_1200x675_406812227656.jpg A Chicago man rushing his pregnant wife to the hospital delivered their 8-pound, 1-ounce baby girl on the side of the road Monday. NBC Chicago's Susan Carlson reports on little Camila Sanchez's entrance into the world.]]> <![CDATA[4 NW Suburban Schools Locked Down Over Missing Student]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:52:21 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011289226_1200x675_406811203852.jpg An 18-year-old boy reported missing from Crystal Lake is said to be “despondent” and may be armed, prompting a lockdown at several area schools.]]> <![CDATA[Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock Billed Taxpayers for Private Plane to Bears Game]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:32:54 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011284360_1200x675_406549059630.jpg Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock billed taxpayers more than $10,000 on private flights last fall that included a trip to a Chicago Bears football game, the Associated Press reported.]]> <![CDATA[Dad Delivers Baby on Side of Road]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:54:43 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Eisenhower_Baby_Camila_3_2_15_B.jpg NBC Chicago's Susan Carlson reports on little Camila Sanchez's entrance into the world.

Photo Credit: West Suburban Medical Center and Westlake Hospital]]>
<![CDATA[Teen Bowler Returns to Lanes After Health Crisis]]> Mon, 02 Mar 2015 12:28:17 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/teen-bowler.jpg Mike Partipilo is back to working toward a 300 game after emergency heart surgery. NBC Chicago's Peggy Kusinski reports.]]> <![CDATA["Cuban Comet" Minnie Minoso of White Sox Dies]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 18:16:24 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011267682_1200x675_406214211845.jpg The White Sox legend Minnie Minoso, affectionately known as the "Cuban Comet," passed away Feb. 28, but his legacy continues. ]]> <![CDATA[Chicagoans, Celebrities Prepare for Polar Plunge]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 14:19:32 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011265728_1200x675_406080580002.jpg NBC 5's Pete Sack reports live from North Avenue Beach before the 2015 Polar Plunge begins. ]]> <![CDATA[Allergist Talks Peanut Allergies in Kids]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 14:00:43 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011266420_1200x675_406155843776.jpg Dr. Jennifer Kim of NorthShore University HealthSystem discusses the prevalence of peanut allergies in kids and what parents can do about it.]]> <![CDATA[Protesters Call for Closing Homan Square After "Black Site" Allegation]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 13:02:45 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011264383_1200x675_406054467904.jpg About 200 protesters gathered outside of Homan Square Saturday in the hopes of closing down the facility after British newspaper The Guardian published a series of stories about the alleged "black site." ]]> <![CDATA[Suspect Arrested in 75-Mile Police Chase]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 18:22:04 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011265713_1200x675_406081603610.jpg The suspect in a 75-mile police chase through the Chicago area and Northwest Indiana Feb. 27 has been arrested and charged. ]]> <![CDATA[Chilly Start to March After Record-Breaking Cold February]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 18:19:33 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011265706_1200x675_406082115503.jpg After a record-breaking cold February, Chicagoans braced for a slightly warmer, but still cold, first day of March. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Adopt-A-Pet: March 1]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 14:17:27 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011264552_1200x675_406087235831.jpg Andy Avalos stops by the Anti-Cruelty Society to show off a couple of friendly pets who are ready for adoption.]]> <![CDATA[World Sports Chicago Gets People Spinning]]> Tue, 03 Mar 2015 09:24:36 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011265571_1200x675_406080067530.jpg Kam Buckner, executive director of World Sports Chicago, shares details about their spinning event at the House of Blues on April 18.]]> <![CDATA[One Injured After Rollover Crash in Western Suburbs]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 08:17:39 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011264355_1200x675_406053955795.jpg One person was injured in a rollover crash in west suburban Hodgkins early Sunday morning.]]> <![CDATA[Food For Thought: Juices]]> Sun, 01 Mar 2015 07:55:31 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011265301_1200x675_406069315874.jpg Sandy Goldberg talks about what juices are the best to start your day.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Bond Rating Plummets]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:45:49 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011259273_1200x675_405848643907.jpg Moody's downgraded Chicago's credit rating, making it the second worst in the country after Detroit. ]]> <![CDATA[Dick Simpson Talks Runoff Elections]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:44:25 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011259325_1200x675_405852227519.jpg UIC political science professor and former alderman Dick Simpson offers some insight into the several runoff elections that will take place in April. ]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Breaks Cold Record for Last Day of February]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:52:26 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011261555_1200x675_405961795753.jpg Temperatures plunged Saturday morning with a low of -10 degrees, shattering the previous record for the coldest Feb. 28 in Chicago history set in 1884. NBC 5's Trina Orlando reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Emanuel, Garcia Court Wilson's Endorsement]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 17:38:45 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011261556_1200x675_405960771981.jpg Both Mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia court former candidate Willie Wilson for an endorsement in the hopes of securing the African-American vote. NBC 5's Katie Kim reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Deep Dish: Rahm and Chuy Prepare for April Runoff]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 12:25:43 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011254182_1200x675_405669955852.jpg NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern and Carol Marin take a look at how Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia will campaign in March before the April 7 runoff election.]]> <![CDATA[Man in Custody After Barricading Himself in Lakeview Home]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:25:32 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011259963_1200x675_405881923546.jpg A man is in police custody after he barricaded himself in a home in the North Side Lakeview neighborhood early Saturday morning after an alleged domestic-related argument. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports. ]]> <![CDATA[New Community Policing Position Could Help Emanuel's Re-Election Campaign]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:49:39 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011255043_1200x675_405705795640.jpg The newly instated deputy chief of community policing in the Chicago Police Department has the potential to help the mayor in his re-election campaign. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: Top-Top App Helps You Get a Table at Booked Restaurants]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:40:01 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011259815_1200x675_405881923634.jpg Art Norman shows us a new App called Top-Top, which allows you to pick a table at a high-end booked restaurant. So when Open Table says no, Top-Top may say yes, for a few dollars.]]> <![CDATA[Adopt-A-Pet: February 28]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 18:41:25 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011259515_1200x675_405879875766.jpg Andy Avalos visits the Anti-Cruetly Society in Chicago and shows us two pets ready for adoption.]]> <![CDATA[Man Leads Police on Chase in Suburbs, NW Indiana]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:51:23 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011259268_1200x675_405848643846.jpg A man led police on a chase through the Chicago area and Northwest Indiana after shots were allegedly fired in a Walgreens store.]]> <![CDATA[Man Barricades Himself Inside Lakeview Home]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 08:23:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011259558_1200x675_405868099633.jpg A man barricaded himself inside a Lakeview home early Saturday morning, prompting a response from SWAT and Chicago police.]]> <![CDATA[Food for Thought: Get a Vitamin D Boost]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:40:43 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011259518_1200x675_405865027606.jpg Dr. Sandy Goldberg reveals tips on how to get a boost of Vitamin D during the dark winter months. Plus, she breaks down the study that links low levels of Vitamin D to diabetes.]]> <![CDATA[Adopt A Pet]]> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:30:39 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011259515_1200x675_405862979849.jpg Andy Avalos visits the Anti-Cruetly Society in Chicago and shows us two pet ready for adoption.]]> <![CDATA[Suburban Mother Denied Potentially Life-Saving Medical Device by Insurance Company]]> Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:54:15 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/NBC5INV-insulin-pump.jpg A suburban mother living with Type 1 Diabetes said she is being denied a potentially life-saving medical device by her insurance provider. NBC Chicago's Chris Coffey investigates.]]>