<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - News As Seen on WMAQ Channel 5 Chicago]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcchicago.com/on-air/as-seen-on http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usSat, 21 Oct 2017 16:47:32 -0500Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:47:32 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[ATM Skimmers Found at Chicago Walgreens Locations]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 13:39:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ATM_Skimmers_Found_at_Chicago_Walgreens_Locations.jpg

The Better Business Bureau has issued a consumer alert after ATM skimming devices were found at three Chicago Walgreens stores.

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<![CDATA['Movember' Encourages Mustaches For a Good Cause]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:44:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_SAT_6A_MAD_Movember.jpg

Each November, there is a movement called “Movember” that encourages men to grow mustaches for a good cause. More than 5 million people have taken part since 2003, including Mason Moore, a barber who explained why he participates.

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<![CDATA[Cleanup Underway After Westmont Gas Leak]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 11:28:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_SAT_9A_Florez_Gas_Leak.jpg

A cleanup is underway in the south suburbs of Westmont and Willowbrook after a gas leak was discovered in the sewer line. NBC 5's Emily Florez reports.

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<![CDATA[Clear The Shelters: Saturday, October 21, 2017]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:33:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_SAT_6A_Adopt_a_Pet.jpg

The Anti-Cruelty Society's Colette Bradley has details on two furry friends looking for forever homes.

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<![CDATA[Woman Charged With Robbing Man on Brown Line]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:31:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Woman_Charged_With_Robbing_Man_on_Brown_Line.jpg

A 25-year-old Chicago woman faces a felony charge in connection with the robbery of an 81-year-old man Monday at a CTA Brown Line station in Chicago's Loop.

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<![CDATA[3 Shot During Fight in Greektown Restaurant]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:34:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/3_Shot_During_Fight_in_Greektown_Restaurant.jpg

Three people were struck when a fight escalated into a shooting early Saturday inside a restaurant in Chicago's Greektown neighborhood.

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<![CDATA[Tech Trends: Halloween Technology]]> Sat, 21 Oct 2017 08:57:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_SAT_5A_Tech_Trends.jpg

NBC 5's Art Norman has the latest in Halloween technology.

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<![CDATA[Investigators Track Willowbrook Explosions to Westmont Gas Station]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:36:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/10P_PKG_NEW_WILLOWBROOK_EXPLOSION.jpg Suburban residents were rattled Friday after a rash of gas explosions in Willowbrook. At least two people have been hurt, and authorities have urged residents to take care using household appliances. Trina Orlando reports.]]> <![CDATA[Police Close Case in Teen's Hotel Freezer Death, Release New Photos, Video]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:22:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/10P_PKG_KENNEKA_JENKINS.jpg Rosemont police said Friday they are "closing the tragic case" of 19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins, whose her body was found in a suburban hotel freezer last month. Michelle Relerford reports.]]> <![CDATA[4 Chicago Cops Violated Multiple Directives in 2016 Fatal Shooting--Except The Killing: Records]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:18:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/10P_PKG_PAUL_O_NEAL_SHOOTING.jpg Four Chicago police officers violated several police directives during a chaotic car chase, crash and fatal shooting of a teenage car theft suspect on the South Side in July of 2016, according to documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. But the actual shooting of the unarmed teenager was deemed to be justified, and the officer who filed the fatal shot was exonerated on that charge. Patrick Fazio reports.]]> <![CDATA[Deep Dish: The Latest Political Headlines]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 21:26:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_4PM_PKG_DEEP_DISH.jpg Carol Marin and Mary Ann Ahern discuss the latest political headlines out of Illinois.]]> <![CDATA[Burglar Points Gun at Security Camera in North Side Break-In]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 21:08:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/6P_PKG_LAKEVIEW_ROBBERIES.jpg Harrowing security video captured the chilling moment when a bold burglar walked calmly up exterior stair--then from out of frame points a gun directly at the camera. Ash-har Quraishi reports.]]> <![CDATA[Hilton Hotels Donate Thousands of Pounds of Food]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:45:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/EB_4PM_PKG_CHICAGO_CARES_FOOD_DRIVE_SANTUCCI.jpg Hilton Hotels are donating thousands of pounds of food in hopes of making a difference for families in need. Workers are using their hospitality skills to lend a helping hand. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci reports.]]> <![CDATA[1 Hurt, Residents Evacuated After Report of Explosion, Fire in Willowbrook: Fire Chief]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:00:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/6P_SOT_TRINA_WILLOWBROOK.jpg An explosion and fire was reported in west suburban Willowbrook Friday, injuring at least one person and forcing the evacuation of area residents, authorities said. Trina Orlando reports.]]> <![CDATA[Police Close Case in Teen's Hotel Freezer Death, Release New Photos, Video]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 19:58:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/6P_PKG_KENNEKA_JENKINS.jpg Rosemont police said Friday they are "closing the tragic case" of 19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins, whose her body was found in a suburban hotel freezer last month. Michelle Relerford reports.]]> <![CDATA[At Least 1 Person Pulled From Trench in Elgin]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:18:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000026265652_1200x675_1078039619786.jpg Authorities were responding to a trench collapse near Elgin Friday afternoon, officials confirmed.]]> <![CDATA[New Photos to Be Released in Teen's Freezer Death: Attorney]]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 08:52:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Rosemont_Police_Release_more_photos_in_Freezer_Death.jpg

New information is expected to be released in the investigation into a 19-year-old woman’s mysterious death after her body was found in a suburban hotel freezer last month. Lauren Petty reports.

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<![CDATA[Kids Swim Team Struggles With Price of Travel to Competition]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:24:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_4P_BOYS_AND_GIRLS_CLUB_RUIZ.jpg A Boys and Girls Club swim team in Bridgeport is hoping to travel to a national championship meet in Florida. The only problem - many of the kids can't afford to go. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Police Warn of North Side Break-Ins]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:21:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_5P_NORTHSIDE_ROBBERIES_QURAISHI.jpg A string of break-ins in several North Side neighborhoods has police warning residents to take extra precautions. NBC 5's Ash-har Quraishi reports from Logan Square.]]> <![CDATA[Plot of Land on South Side Could Become Sprawling Tech Hub]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:19:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_5P_SOUTH_SIDE_HUB_AHERN.jpg It's been sitting vacant for years, but now a plot of land in the South Loop is being eyed for a sprawling innovation and tech research center. The announcement comes on the same day the bids for the Amazon headquarters are due. Political reporter Mary Ann Ahern has the latest details.]]> <![CDATA[First Cinespace Class Graduates in Chicago]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:16:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_5P_CINESPACE_INTERNSHIP_BROOKS.jpg Thursday the first class of interns graduated at Cinespace Chicago. It's an exciting program that's opening doors for young people -- giving them the skills to succeed in the entertainment industry. Marion Brooks reports.]]> <![CDATA[Referee Collapses at Wheeling High School Football Game]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:14:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_10P_REFEREE_COLLAPSES.jpg Dramatic moments during a suburban high school football game: a referee collapsed on the field of Wheeling High School Thursday night. Several coaches and trainers rushed from the sidelines to give the referee CPR before the fire department arrived. Witnesses tell NBC 5 the ref was conscious before he was taken to the hospital. The game was suspended.]]> <![CDATA[Milwaukee Marathon Mistake Affects Chicago-Area Runners]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:13:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_10P_MILWAUKEE_MARATHON_FAZIO.jpg The marathon mistake that's affecting runners in the Chicago-area and all over the Midwest. The organizers of Sunday's Milwaukee Marathon say they've discovered the course was too short. Now runners trying to qualify for bigger races will have to try again. Patrick Fazio reports.]]> <![CDATA[Uber Driver Sexually Assaulted, Harassed Chicago Woman, Lawsuit Claims]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:11:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_10P_UBER_ATTACK_ORLANDO.jpg A Chicago woman is suing Uber after a driver allegedly sexually assaulted and harassed her last month. Trina Orlando reports.]]> <![CDATA[NBC's Jeff Rossen Talks New Book 'Rossen to the Rescue']]> Fri, 20 Oct 2017 06:07:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Jeff_Rossen_Interview.jpg

You've seen Jeff Rossen on "Nightly News" and the "Today Show." Known for his "Rossen Reports," he shows viewers how to solve some of their most harrowing problems from a kitchen fire to spotting bed bugs. Now, he's putting all of that knowledge into a book. He talks to Alex Maragos about "Rossen to the Rescue."

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<![CDATA[Oh Rats! Neighbors Want City to Remove 'Rat Tree']]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 23:00:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_10P_NBC5_INVESTIGATES_RAT_RACE_MARIN.jpg On this block, it’s not just rats in the alleys that have residents up in arms. It’s rats---are you ready for it?---living in a tree. It is a regular run-of-the-mill tree but with some ugly exceptions. Carol Marin reports.]]> <![CDATA[Ordinance Would Stop Chicago Shops From Going Cashless]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:24:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_5P_CASHLESS_PROPOSAL_SANTUCCI.jpg Many Chicago businesses are opting for credit-only payment methods. But one alderman says not so fast. Proposing an ordinance that would require shops to take cash. Sabrina Santucci reports.]]> <![CDATA[Still No Deal For Striking Palatine School Workers]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:11:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_4P_PALATINE_STIKE.jpg Still no deal for striking school workers in Palatine -- but both sides say they are making progress. Educational support staff walked off the job on Monday--including school secretaries, nurses, and program assistants. The two sides met again Wednesday night -- and after negotiating for 12 hours, agreed to meet again on Sunday. Schools have been open during the strike.]]> <![CDATA[Bus Crashes Into Elk Grove Village Home]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:04:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_4P_ELK_GROVE_VILLAGE_BUS_CRASH.jpg A scary scene in the northwest suburbs Thursday morning unfolded when a school bus crashed into a house. Police say a bus driver in Elk Grove Village lost control after colliding with another vehicle drove across a yard and struck the home near Landmeier Road. Fortunately no students were on board and there were no injuries reported. The village building department is examining the home for damage.]]> <![CDATA[Teens Caught With 49 Stolen Pumpkins in Car, Police Say]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:00:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_4P_PUMPKIN_THEFTS.jpg An upsetting Halloween mystery is solved in Missouri: home surveillance video captured some pumpkin thieves orange-handed. Someone started stealing pumpkins overnight from three neighborhoods. An alert officer tracked down the suspects' vehicle -- and found 49 pumpkins inside. The three teenage males could eventually face theft charges.]]> <![CDATA[Ghost Hunting? There's An App For That]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:57:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_4P_GHOST_HUNTING_APP.jpg If you're into ghost hunting on Halloween: there are a few apps promising to help you detect paranormal activity. One is the free "Ghost Hunting Tools" app. It claims to use the sensors in your smartphone to detect nearby spirits. But the "Ghost Hunter M-2" promises to be the most advanced paranormal investigation app. It says it measures audio signals and magnetic fields to find ghosts.]]> <![CDATA[Here's The Best and Worst Halloween Candy]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:56:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_4P_TRICK_OR_TREATING_RANKING.jpg So now you know that Chicago is the best for trick-or-treating--here's a look at the worst candy to pass out. CandyStore.com ranked the top 10 worst of all time. It includes--good and plenty, licorice, smarties, tootsie rolls and candy corn. But the number one honor for worst candy goes to circus peanuts. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups was top favorite.]]> <![CDATA[Uber Driver Sexually Assaulted, Harassed Chicago Woman, Lawsuit Claims]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:53:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_6P_UBER_ASSAULT_ORLANDO.jpg A Chicago woman is suing Uber after a driver allegedly sexually assaulted and harassed her last month. Trina Orlando reports.]]> <![CDATA[Hastert Avoids Demand to Reveal Other Victims]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:47:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_6P_NBC5_INVESTIGATES_HASTERT_SMALL_VICTORY_ROGERS.jpg Disgraced former House Speaker Dennis Hastert scored a minor victory in Kendall County Court Thursday, as a judge ruled he does not have to reveal the names of other young people he may have molested. Phil Rogers reports.]]> <![CDATA[See Inside Apple's New Flagship Chicago Store]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:45:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_6P_APPLE_FLAGSHIP_PREVIEW_WOJO.jpg Apple's highly-anticipated new flagship Chicago storefront will open to the public this week. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[University of Illinois Proposes Chicago Innovation Center]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:26:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Lauren_New_South_Loop_Project.jpg

The University of Illinois is proposing a new public-private innovation center near downtown Chicago that would partner the Urbana-Champaign campus with Northwestern University and the University of Chicago. Lauren Petty reports.

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<![CDATA[Surveillance Video Shows Suspects in Woman's West Loop Mugging]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:38:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/10P_PKG_WEST_LOOP_ROBBERY.jpg An anti-violence advocate in Chicago was mugged while walking in the city’s West Loop Sunday. Michelle Relerford reports.]]> <![CDATA['Ladies of Steel': Chicago-Area Women Learn Gun Etiquette]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:36:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/10P_PKG_THE_LADIES_OF_STEEL.jpg On a recent night several women, whose last names we are not using, found themselves at an Oak Lawn gun range, surrounded by other “Ladies of Steel” bound by a desire to learn how to handle and fire a weapon. Carol Marin reports.]]> <![CDATA[Robber Shoved Man, 81, Down Stairs at Loop Brown Line Stop: Cops]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:34:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/10P_PKG_CTA_ATTACK.jpg Police are searching for a suspect who violently robbed an elderly man of his cellphone Monday night on a Brown Line platform in the Loop. Dick Johnson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Venue Axes Milo Yiannopoulos Event After Protests]]> Thu, 19 Oct 2017 09:58:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-643506676-news.jpg

A Chicago theater has cancelled an appearance by Milo Yiannopoulos. Yiannopoulos is a former Breitbart editor. Protests have greeted his events around the country, some leading to violence. When word got out he would be appearing at the Patio Theater at Irving Park and Austin next month -- protesters launched a campaign to stop it.



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<![CDATA[Woman With 3 DUI Arrests in 19 Days Faces Prison Time]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:24:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/TIARA+NORRIS+BLUE+-+00000000_29356392.jpg A suburban woman with three DUI arrests in 19 days is facing prison time. Tiara Norris was arrested three times in July of 2013 and also had two previous DUI arrests from 2010 and 2012. She says she had no will to live and has tried to turn her life around since then. A judge will decide her sentence Thursday.]]> <![CDATA['Saturday Night Live' Exhibit Comes to Chicago]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:10:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/205*120/saturday-night-live-logo.jpg It's been a part of pop culture for decades and at times even been at the center of political discussion. Now there's a new exhibit at Chicago's Museum of Broadcast Communications to celebrate "Saturday Night Live." NBC 5's Kye Martin gives us a sneak peek.]]> <![CDATA[Surveillance Video Shows Suspects in Woman's West Loop Mugging]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:02:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/4PM_PKG_WEST_LOOP_ROBBERY.jpg An anti-violence advocate in Chicago was mugged while walking in the city’s West Loop Sunday. Chris Hush reports.]]> <![CDATA[Robber Shoved Man, 81, Down Stairs at Loop Brown Line Stop: Cops]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:50:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/6P_SOT_ELDERLY_MAN_ATTACKED.jpg Police are searching for a suspect who violently robbed an elderly man of his cellphone Monday night on a Brown Line platform in the Loop. Dick Johnson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Amazon to Open Interactive Showrooms in Select Chicago Kohl's Stores]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:19:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/5_TO_KNOW_KOHL_S_AMAZON.jpg Six Chicago-area Kohl's stores now feature the "Amazon At Home Experience," allowing customers to try and buy Amazon home goods within a Kohl's shop.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Has Backlog of Dead, Hazardous Trees Awaiting Removal, Records Show]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:11:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/6P_PKG_TREE_CONCERNS.jpg Records kept by the city of Chicago show the number of dead or hazardous trees on city property is creating a backlog of service requests and residents may have to wait months for potentially problematic trees to be addressed. Chris Coffey reports.]]> <![CDATA[Emanuel to Deliver Budget Address Wednesday]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 08:39:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Emily_Rahms_Budget_Speech_Preview.jpg

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is set to present his annual budget proposal Wednesday, promising tax relief for homeowners, increased fees on ride-sharing usage and an amusement tax shift that has some Chicago sports teams up in arms. Emily Florez reports.

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<![CDATA[Lincoln Park Retainer Wall Being Repaired: Union Pacific]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:44:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/10P_PKG_UNION_PACIFIC_WALL_COLLAPSE.jpg After complains from nearby workers and the alderman's office, Union Pacific says a crumbling retainer wall in Lincoln Park is being repaired. Patrick Fazio reports.]]> <![CDATA[Woman Recalls Moment Tree Fell on Her While Crossing Street in Bucktown]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 00:40:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_5P_TREE_VICTIMS.jpg

Tuesday was Emily Vyncke's first time back to the scene. "A lot of the wind had stopped, the rain had subsided. And I was in the middle of the street," she remembered. Chris Hush reports.

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<![CDATA[Man Who Fell to Death From High-Rise Hotel in Chicago's Loop Was Taking Photos: Source]]> Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:10:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/10P_PKG_LONDON_HOUSE_FOLO.jpg

A man who fell to his death from a high-rise luxury hotel in Chicago Monday was taking pictures at the time, a source in touch with investigators confirmed Tuesday. Dick Johnson reports.

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