<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - News As Seen on WMAQ Channel 5 Chicago]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcchicago.com/on-air/as-seen-on http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usTue, 03 May 2016 04:01:55 -0500Tue, 03 May 2016 04:01:55 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Suburban Woman Shot While Returning From Dells With Family]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 22:40:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017620838_1200x675_678227011839.jpg An Illinois woman on her way home from the Wisconsin Dells with her family was shot in what is believed to have been a random drive-by shooting on a Wisconsin interstate, authorities said Monday. Dick Johnson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Teachers Lean Against Going on Strike in May]]> Mon, 02 May 2016 14:24:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017607364_1200x675_677805123963.jpg The Chicago Teachers Union will likely not go on strike this school year. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports.]]> <![CDATA[May Day Protest in Chicago]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 21:41:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017597538_1200x675_677440067673.jpg Protesters hit the streets to rally for immigration rights and bring the focus to the presidential election. NBC 5's Christian Farr reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Family of Missing Medical Student Searches for Clues]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 21:43:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017597540_1200x675_677438019931.jpg Ambrose Monye is a medical student at a university in Guadalajara, Mexico, set to graduate in just a few weeks. Now, his family and friends are searching frantically after the 28-year-old mysteriously disappeared. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports. ]]> <![CDATA[CFD Rules Warehouse Fire Suspicious]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 21:06:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017597539_1200x675_677439555590.jpg An extra-alarm fire that left two firefighters hurt Saturday night in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood was suspicious, according to the Chicago Fire Department.]]> <![CDATA[Making A Difference: Chinese American Service League]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 20:35:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017595377_1200x675_677253699664.jpg Bernie Wong, President of the Chinese American Service League, details how the organization gives immigrants tools to strive in the U.S. She also previews the organization's upcoming gala at the Field Museum.]]> <![CDATA[Firefighters Battle Extra-Alarm Warehouse Fire]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 21:06:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017597046_1200x675_677404227687.jpg Two firefighters were hurt while battling an extra-alarm fire at a Brighton Park neighborhood warehouse Saturday night on the Southwest Side.]]> <![CDATA[Clear the Shelters: May 1, 2016]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 15:29:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017595183_1200x675_677247043774.jpg Andy Avalos and the Anti-Cruelty Society introduce you to a cat and dog in search of a new leash on life. ]]> <![CDATA[Woman Killed, Man Injured in Hit-and-Run]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 15:26:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017595170_1200x675_677241923563.jpg A woman was killed and a man was injured in a hit-and-run crash late Saturday in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side, according to Chicago Police. NBC 5's Emily Florez reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: Luxe Valet Parking]]> Sun, 01 May 2016 20:39:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017595618_1200x675_677268547527.jpg Charlie Wojciechowski gives an inside look at Luxe valet parking and car service.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Public Schools Teacher Killed in Crash]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:59:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017593292_1200x675_677147203885.jpg The man killed in a four-vehicle crash Saturday morning in the northwest suburbs was identified as a longtime teacher at a Chicago Public School on the Northwest Side, according to the school's principal. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports. ]]> <![CDATA[NBC 5 Volunteers for Comcast Cares Day]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:56:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017592296_1200x675_677076547579.jpg Members of the NBC 5 team pitched in at Carter Woodson School in Bronzeville Saturday for Comcast Cares Day.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Police Memorial Foundation's Run to Remember]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:53:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017592235_1200x675_677069891829.jpg More than 5000 runners, joggers, and walkers joined in for the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation's annual "Run to Remember" 5K Saturday. NBC 5's Alex Maragos reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Police Release Photos of Suspects in CTA Attack]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:49:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017592234_1200x675_677070915692.jpg Police have released photos of two suspects wanted in a brutal attack on a college student riding the Blue Line this week. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Clear The Shelters: April 30, 2016]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:46:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017591295_1200x675_676902467646.jpg Andy Avalos introduces us to two pets up for adoption: a 5-month-old Rottweiler-Hound mix and a 1-year-old cat. You can also learn about Bark in the Park coming up this May at Soldier Field.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago State Lays Off 300 Employees]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:27:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017590228_1200x675_676846659765.jpg Amid the state budget crisis, hard-hit Chicago State University laid off more than a third of its staff on Friday. Dick Johnson reports. ]]> <![CDATA[College Student Attacked on Blue Line]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:09:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017590261_1200x675_676846659827.jpg A 19-year-old college student in Chicago was returning home from a morning class Thursday when she says she was attacked by two people on a Chicago Blue Line train, all while witnesses sat and watched.]]> <![CDATA[Tanning Salon Owner Charged in Third Rape Case: State's Attorney]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 15:57:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017590238_1200x675_676845635869.jpg Marc Winner, the owner of a tanning salon in Chicago’s West Loop, has been charged in a third rape case, according to the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office. Susan Carlson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: Toys You Can Learn From]]> Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:45:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017562535_1200x675_676862531572.jpg Laurie Schacht, the Toy Insider Mom, talks about cool toys to help kids learn about technology and use their imagination.]]> <![CDATA[Arson Charges Filed Against Employee After Massive Warehouse Fire]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 22:47:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017588767_1200x675_676739651856.jpg Federal arson charges have been filed against a disgruntled employee following a massive fire that destroyed a suburban warehouse for the popular furniture company The RoomPlace. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Chicago State University Lays Off 300 Employees]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 22:34:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017588761_1200x675_676740163768.jpg Amid the state budget crisis, hard-hit Chicago State University laid off more than a third of its staff on Friday. Dick Johnson reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Owner of Chicago Tanning Salon Faces Charges in Third Rape Case]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 22:16:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017588753_1200x675_676738627872.jpg Marc Winner, the owner of a tanning salon in Chicago’s West Loop, has been charged in a third rape case, according to the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office. Katie Kim reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Police Warn of North Side Alley Garbage Fires]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:51:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017585747_1200x675_676599875671.jpg Police are warning North Side residents after six fires were set in several Lincoln Park and Lake View alleyways over the course of an hour early Monday morning. Anthony Ponce reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Superheroes Drop In At Local Hospitals]]> Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:11:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017569620_1200x675_675826243731.jpg In honor of National Superhero Day, a group of true superheroes got out their masks and capes and made their way to hospitals across the country and in Chicago. NBC 5's Emily Florez reports.]]> <![CDATA[NBC 5 Responds: Fake iPhone Troubles]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:35:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017571835_1200x675_675982403735.jpg A Verizon customer who thought she was trading in her broken iPhone for a new one, quickly learned the phone she received might not have been the authentic device she thought it was.]]> <![CDATA[Medical Student Missing Weeks Before Graduation]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 23:09:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017571806_1200x675_675979843699.jpg Medical student Ambrose Monye is set to graduate in just four weeks, but now his family is in a frantic search after he disappeared last week. NBC 5's Lauren Jiggetts reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Bears Select Leonard Floyd]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:44:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017571787_1200x675_675975235893.jpg The Chicago Bears traded to take the 9th pick in the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday night, selecting Georgia linebacker Leonard Floyd. NBC 5's Peggy Kusinski has the details. ]]> <![CDATA[Suburban School Investigates Video of Staff Allegedly Stealing From Lockers]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:41:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017571767_1200x675_675977795708.jpg An investigation is underway Thursday at Evanston Township High School after video purporting to show school staff members stealing from students’ lockers surfaced. NBC 5's Katie Kim reports. ]]> <![CDATA[CPS Prepares Contingency Plan In Case of Strike]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 22:35:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017569868_1200x675_675849283933.jpg When Chicago teachers marched through the Loop in early April, they put Chicago Public Schools on notice that a strike before the end of the school year is a real possibility. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Raising Awareness on Homelessness and Poverty]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:00:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017531684_1200x675_674311747608.jpg Leadership Greater Chicago and Free Spirit Media are working to raise awareness about homelessness, poverty and the criminal justice system. NBC 5's Marion Brooks reports . ]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Police Arrest 70 in Narcotics Raids]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 01:26:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017548830_1200x675_675069507713.jpg Chicago Police announced Wednesday that they arrested more than 70 people in two massive raids on the North and West Sides since Friday. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[NFL's 'Draft Town' Hits Chicago]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:14:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017551122_1200x675_675199555855.jpg Final preparations are underway for Thursday's opening of the NFL's 2016 draft. NBC 5's Lauren Jiggetts reports.]]> <![CDATA[Witnesses Praise Courage of Hastert Victim]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:12:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017551054_1200x675_675197507849.jpg Victims of Dennis Hastert spoke in court Wednesday, detailing the pain the former House Speaker caused them before he was sentence to 15 months in prison. NBC 5's Trina Orlando reports.]]> <![CDATA[Powerful Testimony Unfolds At Hastert Sentencing]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:07:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017551037_1200x675_675194947602.jpg Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced Wednesday to 15 months in prison for breaking federal banking rules in a hush-money scheme attempting to cover up decades of sexual abuse. Phil Rogers reports.]]> <![CDATA[Young Boy with Cancer Wants Birthday Cards]]> Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:04:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017551089_1200x675_675196995904.jpg The family of a little boy battling incurable cancer is hoping the Chicago community can help give him a very special birthday. Lucas 'Bear' Cervone turns 6 on May 7, and all he wants are cards and letters. NBC 5's Katie Kim reports.]]> <![CDATA[NFL Draft Town Hits Chicago]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 23:17:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017548845_1200x675_675128387905.jpg Excitement is starting to build in Chicago for the NFL's Draft Town this week. NBC 5's Christian Farr reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Little Boy with Cancer Asks For Letters]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:37:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017538148_1200x675_674608195971.jpg The family of a little boy battling incurable cancer is hoping the Chicago community can help give him a very special birthday. Lucas 'Bear' Cervone turns 6 on May 7, and all he wants are cards and letters. ]]> <![CDATA[Woman Who Wrote SNAP Letter About Hastert Responds to Sentencing]]> Wed, 27 Apr 2016 13:52:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017544091_1200x675_674853443608.jpg Barbara Blaine of Chicago, national president member of SNAP, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, responds to Jduge Thomas Durkin's reaction to her letter and his sentencing of Dennis Hastert.]]> <![CDATA[Police Investigate Attempted Child Abduction in Oak Park]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:17:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017525604_1200x675_673996867946.jpg Oak Park police are searching for a man who tried to abduct a child Monday morning in a park in the west suburb. NBC 5's Kye Martin reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Mystery Surrounds Investigation Into Deaths at Suburban Assisted Living Facility]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 11:42:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017525627_1200x675_673997891968.jpg Police are questioning a "person of interest" after two people were found dead inside a Lyons senior living facility. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Pop-Tart Debuts New Flavors]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 11:35:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Pop-Tarts.png Kellogg's is debuting new soda-inspired flavors for their popular breakfast treat. Pop-Tarts will now be sold in A & W Root Beer and Crush Orange. The root beer version features root beer flavored filling with sweet white frosting. The orange soda-esque treat will have citrus filling and drizzled with white and orange icing. Both will be on store shelves next month.

Photo Credit: Kellogg's]]>
<![CDATA['Chicago Med' Interview: Ohio Native Nick Gehlfuss Talks Starring in Hit NBC Drama]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:54:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Chicago+Med.png Dr. Will Halstead finds himself in an ethical dilemma once again on Tuesday night’s all-new episode of the hit NBC drama “Chicago Med.” The star himself, Cleveland native Nick Gehlfuss, joined NBC 5’s Alex Maragos live in studio to talk Chicago spots and if his character and Dr. Natalie Manning will ever finally get together.

Photo Credit: NBC 5]]>
<![CDATA[2 Found Dead in Suburban Senior Living Community]]> Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:35:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017522430_1200x675_673871939653.jpg Two mysterious deaths inside a senior living community had led police to question a person of interest in southwest suburban Lyons. NBC 5’s Susan Carlson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Officer Shot, Second Officer Injured in Chicago]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:39:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017513758_1200x675_673525315778.jpg A Chicago police officer was shot and another officer was injured while chasing an armed suspect in Chicago's Little Village neighborhood Monday afternoon, authorities said. Katie Kim and Trina Orlando report.]]> <![CDATA[Daughter of a Cook County Sheriff's Deputy Shot and Killed]]> Mon, 25 Apr 2016 01:14:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017496822_1200x675_672858691876.jpg Tiara Parks, 23, was killed in a shooting Saturday night in the Roseland neighborhood. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup speaks with her father about his loss.]]> <![CDATA[Making A Difference: Austin Coming Together]]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 12:49:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017495093_1200x675_672678979613.jpg Art Norman introduces us to Darnell Shields, Co-Director of Austin Coming Together, a proactive community organization fostering economic and educational growth on Chicago's South Side. Shields talks about the work they do and an upcoming awards luncheon.]]> <![CDATA[3 Injured in Archer Heights Crash]]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 10:49:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017495364_1200x675_672712259580.jpg Three people were critically injured in a crash early Sunday in the Archer Heights neighborhood on the Southwest Side.]]> <![CDATA[Woman Killed, 2 Injured in Shooting]]> Sun, 24 Apr 2016 10:46:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017494475_1200x675_672633923542.jpg A 23-year-old woman is dead and two others injured after a shooting on Chicago's South Side Saturday night. NBC 5's Emily Florez reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Making a Difference: Prom With a Purpose]]> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 19:44:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017491429_1200x675_672457283811.jpg The Chicago Police Department sponsored "Prom with a Purpose" this weekend, giving students dresses, corsages, and safety tips before their big night. ]]> <![CDATA[Mother of Woman Arrested in Newly Released Video Speaks Out]]> Sat, 23 Apr 2016 19:27:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017491373_1200x675_672452675619.jpg The Chicago Police Department has opened a new investigation into two officers' use of force in a 2011 arrest. Now, the mother of the woman arrested speaks out. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports. ]]>