<![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 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:58:41 -0500 Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:58:41 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Three Days of Service to Honor Late Cardinal George]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:09:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012012689_1200x675_430252611781.jpg Three days of services will allow Chicagoans to honor Cardinal Francis George, who died Friday after a long battle with cancer. NBC 5's Trina Orlando reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Body of Indiana Mom Found Stabbed to Death in Gary Home]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 18:03:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012012687_1200x675_430252611851.jpg The body of a young mother from Anderson, Ind., was found stabbed to death and wrapped in plastic inside a home in Gary. She and her three-week old baby had gone missing in early April. NBC 5's Katie Kim reports from Gary.]]> <![CDATA[Pope Francis Mourns Death of Cardinal George in Telegram]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:38:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012011704_1200x675_430166083714.jpg Pope Francis mourned Cardinal Francis George, who died Friday at age 78, in a telegram sent to Archbishop Blase Cupich. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Cooking With Chicago Chefs: Cameron Grant Makes Bacon Cigars]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 15:22:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012012055_1200x675_430229059554.jpg Chef Cameron Grant, of the new restaurant Osteria Langhe, shows LeeAnn Trotter how to make "bacon cigars" just in time for Chicago Baconfest.]]> <![CDATA[Man With Gun Shot to Death by Chicago Police]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:46:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012010594_1200x675_430099523523.jpg A man, who was allegedly armed with a gun, was shot to death by police Friday night. ]]> <![CDATA[Dog Flu]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:45:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012011703_1200x675_430159939796.jpg Dr. David Gonsky stops by to give us an update on the doggie flu that has spread around the Chicago area. There have been some improvements - but owners should still have caution.]]> <![CDATA[Pope Francis Sends Condolences to Archbishop Cupich Via Telegram]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:37:55 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012011621_1200x675_430152771711.jpg Pope Francis sent a telegram to Archbishop Blase Cupich Saturday expressing his condolences following the death of Cardinal Francis George. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Driver Shot in Head, Leg in West Loop]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:53:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012010607_1200x675_430099011621.jpg A man driving a car was shot in the head and leg while stopping at a stoplight at about 9:30 p.m. Friday in the University Village neighborhood.]]> <![CDATA[Adopt-A-Pet: April 18, 2015]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:50:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012010925_1200x675_430129219537.jpg Andy Avalos introduces us to a brindle lab mix puppy and a quiet 2 year old kitty who are both available for adoption at the Anti-Cruelty Society.]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: April 18, 2015]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:50:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012011020_1200x675_430129219565.jpg Charlie Wojciechowski shows us RentSpek, which is a new free app aimed at helping prospective renters inspect a property before they sign the lease. The app provides a check list to guide the tenant through an inspection process with appopriate scoring measures provided at the end to help the tenant make their final decision.]]> <![CDATA[The Most Powerful Voices Gospel Concert Raises Awareness About Stroke]]> Sat, 18 Apr 2015 07:50:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012011070_1200x675_430129219730.jpg The Most Powerful Voices Gospel Concert kicks off next Saturday at 7 p.m. The event raises awareness about stroke in the African-American community.]]> <![CDATA[The Life of Cardinal Francis George]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:14:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cardinal-george1.jpg Cardinal Francis George, the sixth cardinal to lead Chicago's 2.3 million Catholics, died Friday after years of battling cancer. NBC Chicago's Mary Ann Ahern looks back at his life and legacy.

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<![CDATA[Police: Robbers Demand Victims Withdraw Money From ATMs]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 23:02:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/atm-keypad.jpg Police said there have been two similar incidents in Lakeview already this month. NBC Chicago's Katie Kim reports.]]> <![CDATA[Rauner Meets With Tornado Victims]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:45:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Rauner-Fairdale.jpg Storms leveled the small town of Fairdale last week.]]> <![CDATA[George's Passing Touches Chicago's Hispanic Community]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:40:45 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/St.-Pius-V-Parish.jpg Cardinal Francis George was beloved in the Hispanic community. Telemundo's César Rodríguez reports.]]> <![CDATA[High-End Mag Mile Store Burglarized -- Again]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:29:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/moncler-burglary.jpg Moncler was also targeted in a smash-and-grab last September. NBC Chicago's Regina Waldroup reports.

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<![CDATA[CPS CEO Takes Leave of Absence Amid Probe]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:12:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012006282_1200x675_429912131537.jpg Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett is taking a leave of absence amid a federal investigation into a no-bid contract awarded to one of her former employers.]]> <![CDATA[Father Michael Pfleger: Cardinal George And I Reconciled]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:10:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012006154_1200x675_429904451992.jpg Cardinal George twice suspended the sometimes controversial Father Michael Pfleger, but the pastor of Saint Sabina Church says they recently reconciled in the months leading up to his death. NBC Chicago’s Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Dating Site Says Using Word Beach Could Help Singles Get Dates]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:42:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000012000377_1200x675_429774915599.jpg Are you single and looking for love in the Chicago area? Apparently, one word could be the answer to your dating problems.]]> <![CDATA[Five Hurt in Crash Involving CPD Vehicle]]> Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:37:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011995789_1200x675_429568067661.jpg Five people, including two officers, were injured in a crash involving a Chicago police vehicle.]]> <![CDATA[911 Calls Reveal Terror of Fairdale Tornado]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:54:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011991943_1200x675_429462595563.jpg Calls made to 911 immediately after last week's tornadoes reveal the fear, confusion and tension of the survivors. ]]> <![CDATA[Principal: Questions About No-Bid Contract Not New]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:14:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Troy-LaRaviere.jpg Troy LaRaviere, of Blaine Elementary on Chicago’s North Side, says the training Supes Academy provided was inadequate and says the media is just catching up to a scandal that's been a hot topic among principals for at least two years. NBC Chicago's Phil Rogers reports.]]> <![CDATA[Bennett's Future at CPS in Question Amid Probe]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 22:10:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Barbara-Byrd-Bennett.jpg With teacher contract talks and the CPS CEO's own contract up this summer, the federal investigation is an unwanted distraction. NBC Chicago's Mary Ann Ahern reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Woman Kidnapped Leaving CTA Train Station]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:54:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cta-kidnap-1.jpg The woman told police she was abducted and kept in an abandoned building for three days before she escaped. NBC Chicago's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

Photo Credit: Charlie Wojciechowski]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Booted From Plane for Poking Passenger]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:42:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/southwest-airlines-new-livery-01.jpg A passenger aboard a Southwest Airlines flight leaving Chicago was removed from the plane Thursday after officials said she poked her seatmate with a pen to stop him from snoring. NBC Chicago's Christian Farr reports.

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<![CDATA[4 Injured in Grain Elevator Explosion]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:33:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/grain+elevator.png The blast happened in the city of La Crosse, Indiana around 9 a.m. Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Giving Children A Chance At An Abundant Life]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:32:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/BY+THE+HAND+CLUB+FOR+KIDS1.png The By The Hand Club For Kids is a faith based after-school program that is helping students with poor math and reading skills get back on track. NBC 5's Art Norman reports.]]> <![CDATA[Building Character Through Theater]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:21:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/THE+MIRACLE+CENTER.png The Miracle Center uses arts to keep kids off the streets and out of trouble. Founder Mary Santana believes that engaging our youth in the arts is gang prevention at it's best. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]> <![CDATA[Police Warn of West Side Kidnapping]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:19:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011988446_1200x675_429331011883.jpg Chicago police warned residents in the Lawndale neighborhood after a woman was reportedly kidnapped and attacked Saturday morning.]]> <![CDATA[Epileptic Man Dead After Crashing SUV into Home]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 23:41:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Wallid-Haddad.jpg A man was killed when the SUV he was driving crashed into a home Wednesday afternoon. NBC Chicago's Natalie Martinez reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Federal Authorities Investigate CPS CEO Byrd-Bennett]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:25:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Barbara-Byrd-Bennett.jpg Federal investigators this week have been looking into potential misconduct at the Chicago Public Schools. NBC Chicago's Mary Ann Ahern reports.]]> <![CDATA[Reports Reveal Elaborate Spending Up Until Schock's Resignation]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:09:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/schock-lead-102935952.jpg Examination of quarterly reports shows expenditures for travel, gift bowls and popcorn. NBC Chicago's Phil Rogers reports.

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<![CDATA[Canine Influenza Spreads in Midwest]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:57:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/canine-flu-midwest.jpg Researchers say a recent canine influenza outbreak that has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Chicago area is a strain of the virus that has never been seen before in the United States. NBC Chicago's Susan Carlson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Thousands of Workers Use April 15 to "Fight for 15"]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 19:59:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/chi-fight-for-15-041515-1.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Rauner Extends Tax Return Deadline for Tornado Victims]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:22:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011969111_1200x675_428718659617.jpg Gov. Bruce Rauner has extended tax return deadlines for residents affected by last week's tornado and severe weather in parts of DeKalb and Ogle Counties.]]> <![CDATA[Ceremony Marks Anniversary of Lincoln’s Death]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:08:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011969400_1200x675_428726339984.jpg Gov. Bruce Rauner gathered with state leaders in Springfield Wednesday to mark the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s death. ]]> <![CDATA[Schock Donor Sues Ex-Congressman Seeking Reimbursement]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:33:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011969364_1200x675_428727875771.jpg A Chicago lawyer who donated to former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock's campaign is suing for reimbursement following Schock's resignation.]]> <![CDATA[Homaro Cantu Death Ruled Suicide]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:30:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011969299_1200x675_428722755985.jpg Chef Homaro Cantu died by asphyxiation and his death has been ruled a suicide, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner. ]]> <![CDATA[State Panel Strips Ex-Illinois Lawmaker Farnham's Pension]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:26:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011969224_1200x675_428718659930.jpg A state panel has stripped former Illinois state Rep. Keith Farnham's pension after he was convicted of federal child pornography charges.]]> <![CDATA[NTSB: Plane Changed Course Before Deadly Bloomington Crash]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:20:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011968642_1200x675_428702787729.jpg A preliminary report on the airplane crash that killed seven people near Bloomington confirms the pilot unexpectedly changed course as he approached the airport.]]> <![CDATA[Fight for $15: Low-Wage Workers Rally on Tax Day]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:10:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011968752_1200x675_428709955521.jpg Thousands of minimum wage employees marched downtown in an effort to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour. NBC Chicago's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Beech-Nut Baby Food Recalled, May Contain Glass]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:08:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011968778_1200x675_428706371805.jpg Beech-Nut is voluntarily recalling thousands of jars of baby food it says could have bits of glass inside, after a customer reported a mouth injury from the food, federal regulators say.]]> <![CDATA[Father of Girl Found Wandering by Forest Preserve Faces Kidnapping Charge]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:55:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011968585_1200x675_428701763535.jpg Faiz Ikramullah, 35, is charged with aggravated kidnapping after his 3-year-old daughter was found alone near a suburban Chicago forest preserve.]]> <![CDATA[Cooking With Chicago Chefs: Rick Bayless Makes Salmon With Toasty Peanut Sauce]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:36:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011962021_1200x675_428502083922.jpg Chef Rick Bayless, owner of Frontera Grill, Topolo, and Xoco, shares his recipe for Salmón a la Parilla con Salsa de Cacahuate Tostado – grilled salmon with toasty peanut salsa – with NBC Chicago's Stefan Holt.]]> <![CDATA[Victim of Fairdale Tornado to Be Buried at Arlington National Cemetery]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 12:17:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011961857_1200x675_428490307717.jpg The family of Jacklyn Klosa, the 69-year-old who died in the tornado that tore through Fairdale April 9, announced that the mother and grandmother would be buried at Arlington National Cemetery. ]]> <![CDATA[Toddler Hit by Van While Chasing Puppy]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:48:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011955992_1200x675_428323395922.jpg A 3-year-old boy was critically injured while chasing a puppy into the street. Lauren Petty reports.]]> <![CDATA[Woman Killed in Uptown Shooting]]> Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:44:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000011956013_1200x675_428323907662.jpg A woman was fatally shot in Chicago's Uptown neighborhood Wednesday. ]]> <![CDATA[Kirk Under Fire for Racial Comment]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:13:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/mark+kirk+malaysia.jpg In an interview with the Peoria Journal Star, Illinois' junior senator said people "“drive faster through" black communities. NBC Chicago's Mary Ann Ahern reports.]]> <![CDATA[Crystal Lake Homes Damaged in Controlled Burn]]> Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22:28:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/viviendas-quemadas-crystal-lake.jpg Eight homes along Wheatland Drive in Crystal Lake were damaged when a controlled burn got a little too close to the residences. NBC Chicago's Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Moto Chef Homaro Cantu Found Dead]]> Thu, 16 Apr 2015 13:03:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Homaro-Cantu-Chicago-Celeb-Chef.jpg Cantu was the founder of Cantu Designs, a revolutionary food technology design firm, and executive chef of Moto. NBC Chicago's Trina Orlando reports.

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