<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - News As Seen on WMAQ Channel 5 Chicago]]> Copyright 2014 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, 20 Aug 2014 07:59:08 -0500 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:59:08 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Chicago Watch Party Witnesses Jackie Robinson Win]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:21:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008464469_1200x675_319940675737.jpg 8/19/2014: Fourth watch party held at Jackie Robinson Park. NBC 5's Dick Johnson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Karen Lewis Lays Groundwork for Possible Mayoral Run]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 02:07:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008470404_1200x675_319977539574.jpg 8/19/2014: Karen Lewis speaks to a crowd at a "Conversations with Karen" event in the 19th Ward. ]]> <![CDATA[Police Reports Show History of Oak Park Teen Attacking Mom]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:59:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Sheila_Heather_mack.jpg Sheila von Weise-Mack struggled to keep her daughter under control, calling authorities on many occasions according to Oak Park Police reports. The reports detail many incidents of violence. Now Heather Mack is charged with her murder. NBC 5's Chris Coffey reports.]]> <![CDATA[Little League Parents Celebrate in Williamsport]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:58:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/JRW_8-19.jpg 8/19/2014: The good vibes keep flowing in Williamsport as Jackie Robinson West lives to play another day. NBC 5's Christian Farr reports.]]> <![CDATA[Harvey Police Officers Injured in Shooting]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:46:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008466935_1200x675_319936067880.jpg 8/19/2014: Officer Darnell Keel, an 18-year veteran of the Harvey police force, was released from an area hospital after he was shot in the arm. NBC 5's Rob Elgas reports.]]> <![CDATA[Three Children Released In Harvey Hostage Situation]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:18:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008464257_1200x675_319930947806.jpg Police say two suspects have released three of the children being held hostage inside a Harvey home at West 147th Street and Robey Avenue. NBC 5’s Natalie Martinez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Protester Discusses Ferguson Arrest]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:02:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Charles-Coffeen.jpg 8/19/2014: Musician turns protester spends night in Ferguson jail. NBC 5's Tammy Leitner reports.]]> <![CDATA[Tunney Polls Residents on Moving Pride Parade Downtown]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:34:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/tlmd_desfilegay2013nyc19jpg_bim.jpg 8/19/2014: Lakeview alderman said too many complaints about public drinking, crime and trash have followed recent festivities with more than one million attendees. NBC 5's Nesita Kwan reports.

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<![CDATA[Community Rallies Around Jackie Robinson West]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:00:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Jackie_8-18.jpg 8/19/14: As Jackie Robinson West advances in the Little League World Series, and the community -- including the White Sox -- are taking notice. Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[2 Officers Hurt During Hostage Situation in Harvey]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:18:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008461974_1200x675_319848515631.jpg 8/19/2014: Five siblings and their aunt were taken as hostages in home on the 14000 block of Robey Avenue. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Scammers Target Power Utility Customers]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:42:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/MoneyPak.jpg 8/19/2014: Criminals contacting customers armed with detailed personal information. Lisa Parker reports for NBC 5 Investigates. ]]> <![CDATA[Jackie Robinson West Preps for Game 4]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:07:17 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Albert_nelson.jpg 8/19/2014: Families of Chicago's Little League World Series entrant have high hopes ahead of Tuesday night's game against Texas. NBC 5's Christian Farr reports from Williamsport, Penn.

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<![CDATA[Study Reveals the New Face of Hunger in America]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:32:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Hunger_America.jpg Recent study finds 46 million people rely on food banks daily, and disturbing numbers for Chicago-area families. Families can find resources at solvehungertoday.org. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Security Expert Discovers Hole In Satellite Communications]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 23:00:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Ruben-Santamarta-8_18.jpg 8/18/2014: Ruben Santamarta says satellite systems are "wide open." Tammy Leitner reports for NBC 5 Investigates.]]> <![CDATA[Marathon Training Tip: Run For Change]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:34:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Denise-Sorreal.jpg Denise Sorreal of "Run For Change" discusses a tragedy in her life and how that experience motivated her to help train others for the Chicago Marathon.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Crowd Cheers on Jackie Robinson West]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:30:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Jackie_watch_Party_8-18.jpg 8/18/2014: Morgan Park team staves off elimination, advances in Little League World Series. NBC 5's Dick Johnson got reaction from the watch party at Jackie Robinson Field.]]> <![CDATA[Filmmakers Seek To Make Bucket Boys Documentary]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:35:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/bucket_boys-film.jpg You may have heard them while walking down the streets of Chicago. They sound like a drum line, but not in a marching band. Now a pair of film makers want to tell the “Bucket Boys” story. NBC 5’s Lee Ann Trotter reports.]]> <![CDATA[Pregnant Bali Murder Suspect Alleges Sexual Assault in Jail]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 01:27:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Schaefer_lois_mack.jpg 8/18/2014: Teen's Chicago lawyer says his client is being mistreated in an Indonesian jail. NBC 5's Chris Coffey reports.]]> <![CDATA[Appeals Court Reinstates Casino Lawsuit Tied to Blagojevich]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:33:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/blago-crowd-P1.jpg 8/18/2014: Ruling comes in an ongoing case, between several casinos and John Johnston, the owner of Balmoral Racecourse. Phil Rogers reports for NBC 5 Investigates.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Area Hospitals Hacked]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:24:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Metro_South_hacked.jpg 8/18/2014: Hackers stole the information of almost 4.5 million patients at Community Healthy System Nationwide. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Parents of Mystery Homewood Infant Located]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:02:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008451331_1200x675_319283779821.jpg Two-year-old boy found unattended in the 18800 block of Morgan Street Monday morning. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Jackie Robinson West Fever Still High Despite Loss]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:57:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Jackie_Robinson_team-8-15.jpg 8/18/2014: Fans are supporting Chicago's Little League team ahead of Monday's elimination game. NBC 5's Trina Orlando reports.]]> <![CDATA[Study Links Vitamin D Deficiency & Dementia]]> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:16:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008434379_1200x675_318910531585.jpg In this edition of Food For Thought, Sandy Goldberg discusses a new study which finds a link between being vitamin D deficient and the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease.]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: August 17, Back To School Electronics]]> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:14:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008434340_1200x675_318908995838.jpg Charlie Wojciechowski shows us the latest back to school chromebooks, tablets, mini tablets and smart phones, all from Samsung.]]> <![CDATA[Campaign To Prevent ACL Injuries]]> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:12:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008434506_1200x675_318910531532.jpg Dr. Nikhil Verma explains the Knees For Life campaign and tells us ways to help prevent acl injuries in young athletes.]]> <![CDATA[Adopt-A-Pet: August 17]]> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 09:12:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008434348_1200x675_318908483862.jpg Andy Avalos introduces us to a beautiful cat, and a rambunctious pit bull mix dog who are both available for adoption at the Anti-Cruelty Society.]]> <![CDATA[Thousands Watch Chicago Air & Water Show Take Flight Saturday]]> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 17:19:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008431569_1200x675_318821955603.jpg 8/16/2014: Spectators were wowed Saturday as the Chicago Air & Water Show took over city skies. Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Fall Fashion Trends]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 09:42:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008430722_1200x675_318774339912.jpg Celebrity sylist George Kotsiopoulos, co-host of E!'s "Fashion Police", joined us in studio to talk about some of the latest fall fashion trends.]]> <![CDATA[Save Money In Your Fridge]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 09:30:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008430711_1200x675_318771779928.jpg Saving money may be as easy as what’s in your refrigerator. Money-saving expert Donna Marie Thompson shows you how you can save at home.]]> <![CDATA[Adopt-A-Pet: August 16]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 08:16:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008430366_1200x675_318763587731.jpg Andy Avalos introduces us to a young cat, and small dog who are both available for adoption at the Anti-Cruelty Society.]]> <![CDATA[Food for Thought: Regaining Pre-40 Form]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 07:24:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008430322_1200x675_318760515746.jpg Dr. Sandy Goldberg shares tips to get back in the shape you were in before turning 40 years old.]]> <![CDATA[Previewing The African Festival Of The Arts]]> Sat, 16 Aug 2014 07:04:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008430214_1200x675_318758979660.jpg South African Consul General Vuyiswa Tutelo looks ahead to the 25th Annual African Festival Of The Arts, set to take place at Washington Park. We get a taste of the culture, sound and flavor of Africa right on our studio.]]> <![CDATA[Jewel-Osco Computers Hit by Hackers]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 22:46:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008420368_1200x675_318693443721.jpg 8/15/2014: According to Jewel's parent company, AB Acquisition LLC, the unauthorized access appears to have started June 22 and ended on July 17 of this year. NBC 5's Lauren Jiggetts reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Teen Charged in Bali Murder May Be Pregnant]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:00:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Heather_Lois_Mack.jpg 8/15/2014: A Chicago acquaintance of one of the suspects speaks, meanwhile Indonesian investigators seek answers after woman's violent death. NBC 5's Chris Coffey reports.]]> <![CDATA[Notre Dame President Discusses Academic Scandal]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:29:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008426033_1200x675_318652483692.jpg 8/15/2014: Notre Dame president Father John Jenkins discusses the academic scandal involving football players at the schoo. ]]> <![CDATA[New Chicago Archbishop Likely to be a Spanish Speaker]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:06:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008424743_1200x675_318614083599.jpg 8/15/2014: New names emerging in search for Cardinal Francis George's replacement. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports.]]> <![CDATA[Woman's Body Found Outside Burning Vehicle]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:40:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Sherita_Smith_car.jpg 8/15/2014: Victim's family pleads for people to come forward with information. ]]> <![CDATA[Air & Water Show's Practice Day Draws Crowds]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:55:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008420969_1200x675_318500931581.jpg 08/15/14: Friday isn't even an official event day, but the pilots and parachuters making practice runs above Chicago still draw oohs and ahhs. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Bali Murder Suspect Hires Chicago Attorney]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:03:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Schaefer_lois_2.jpg 8/14/2014; Lawyer says he's making his way to Indonesia to help his client obtain local representation. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Legal Expert Says Bali Suspects Face Uphill Climb]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 00:00:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Heather_Lois_Mack.jpg 8/14/2014: Heather Mack hires a Chicago attorney after her mother is found murdered in Bali. NBC 5's Chris Coffey reports.]]> <![CDATA[Hundreds of Chicagoans Rally for Ferguson Teen]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:11:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Chicago_ferguson_protest.jpg 8/14/2014: Daley Plaza protest one of more than 100 across the country. NBC 5's Rob Elgas reports.]]> <![CDATA[Jennifer Hudson Doles Out School Supplies]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:03:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Jennifer_Hudson_8-14.jpg 8/14/2014: The Oscar winner and her sister, Julia King, again hosted a school supplies giveaway for low-income children at a South Side Salvation Army community center. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]> <![CDATA[State Police Join CPD Unit in Month-Long Trial]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:10:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008399445_1200x675_318307907541.jpg 8/14/2014: Dozens of State police have joined forces with Chicago police officers in a new program aimed at catching fugitives. NBC 5’s Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Jackie Robinson West Wins First LLWS game]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:31:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Pierce_Jones.jpg 8/14/2014: Family, and fans celebrate Chicago's big win at the Little League World Series. NBC 5's Michelle Relerford reports from Williamsport.]]> <![CDATA[Republican Day Takes Over Illinois State Fair]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:20:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/rauner-8-13.jpg 8/14/2014: Gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner gives Springfield something to cheer about. NBC 5's Carol Marin reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Cheers on Jackie Robinson West]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:10:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008399460_1200x675_318259779521.jpg 8/14/2014: Hundreds attended a watch party for the first game of the Little League World Series. NBC 5's Nesita Kwan reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Sauk Village Police Chief Discusses Shootings]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 18:00:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008410308_1200x675_318262851633.jpg One killed, three wounded in shootings. ]]> <![CDATA[State Police Join Chicago Cops in 30-Day Trial]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 12:49:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008402542_1200x675_318128707696.jpg 8/14/14: Dozens of troopers will join detectives from the Chicago Police Department's Fugitive Unit to help find and arrest wanted suspects. NBC Chicago's Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[It's "Can-Struction" Season in Chicago]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 08:57:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/canstruction-2014-1.jpg 8/14/14: Canstruction teams design and build structures made entirely from canned foods within a 10'x10'x8' space. The items are later donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository. GCFD spokesman Paul Morello joined the NBC 5 NEWS TODAY to talk about the 2014 event.]]> <![CDATA[Family Receives Settlement in Sleeping Driver Van Crash]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 23:23:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/PACE_crash_8-13.jpg 8/13/2014: Ella Mae Williams died in a crash after a driver contracted by Pace appeared to fall asleep. NBC 5's Lauren Jiggetts reports.]]>