<![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-usSun, 22 Jan 2017 04:35:10 -0600Sun, 22 Jan 2017 04:35:10 -0600NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Chicagoans Join Women's March on Washington]]> Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:32:32 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021724057_1200x675_859944515763.jpg As an estimated 250,000 people gathered for the Women's March on Chicago, some Chicagoans decided to join the march in the nation's capital. NBC 5 political reporter Mary Ann Ahern has details.]]> <![CDATA[Estimated 250K Join Women's March on Chicago]]> Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:18:01 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021723995_1200x675_859937347604.jpg An estimated 250,000 people flocked to Chicago to join the Women's March on Saturday, more than three times the turnout organizers expected. NBC 5's Ash-har Quraishi reports.]]> <![CDATA[Thousands Join Women's March on Chicago]]> Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:35:25 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021721998_1200x675_859767875556.jpg Thousands of people descended on the city for the Women's March on Chicago Saturday. NBC5's Emily Florez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Clear the Shelters: Saturday, January 21, 2017]]> Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:47:00 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021692987_1200x675_859715139950.jpg NBC 5's Andy Avalos introduces us to a cat and a dog hoping to find a family in today's Clear the Shelters.]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: Senior Citizens]]> Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:46:04 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021721351_1200x675_859714627981.jpg NBC5's Charlie Wojciechowski shows how senior citizens can embrace technology to make some everyday tasks easier.]]> <![CDATA[Pomp and Protest in The Nation's Capital on Inauguration Day]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 23:04:13 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021719618_1200x675_859605571892.jpg Protesters from various causes made their voices heard Friday in Washington D.C. amid President Donald Trump's inauguration. Mary Ann Ahern reports.]]> <![CDATA[Populist Speech, Executive Order Highlight President Trump's First Day]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:47:18 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021719610_1200x675_859606595816.jpg President Donald Trump's first day in office was highlighted by a highly populist speech and an executive order on Obamacare--but there were also the three inaugural balls. Carol Marin reports.]]> <![CDATA[Illinois Rep. Schneider Calls Trump's Inaugural Speech 'Divisive']]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:48:13 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021718050_1200x675_859488323976.jpg Amid protests on inauguration day, Rep. Brad Schneider attended out of respect for the office--but he didn't like what he heard at President Donald Trump's speech. Mary Ann Ahern reports.]]> <![CDATA[Bloomingdale Police Officer Dies in Crash While Responding to Call]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 10:27:52 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021706571_1200x675_859038275912.jpg Investigators are trying to piece together what led to a crash that killed a young west suburban police officer Thursday. NBC 5's Lauren Petty reports.]]> <![CDATA[Final Preparations, Celebration Before Trump Inauguration]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:26:50 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021701278_1200x675_858805827579.jpg Mary Ann Ahern reports on pre-inauguration festivities, thoughts and concerns. ]]> <![CDATA[Changing of the Guard: Countdown to Trump Inauguration]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:25:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021701290_1200x675_858805827574.jpg Carol Marin reports on pre-inauguration festivities, thoughts and concerns. ]]> <![CDATA[Thousands Attend Inaugural Concert at National Mall Thursday]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:22:39 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-632098502.jpg Thousands packed the National Mall Thursday night for an inaugural concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in support of President-elect Donald Trump. Mary Ann Ahern reports.

Photo Credit: Chris Kleponis/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Ill. Lawmakers Have Mixed Reactions to Trump's Inauguration]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:20:08 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021699150_1200x675_858588739602.jpg The eyes of the world are on Washington as Donald Trump prepares to take the oath of office Friday. But on Thursday, there was mixed reaction from Illinois lawmakers planning to attend. Carol Marin reports.]]> <![CDATA[Police Search for Suspect in Violent Suburban Home Invasion]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:16:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021698561_1200x675_858549315619.jpg Police are warning homeowners in Chicago’s west suburbs after a violent home invasion Thursday evening in Indian Head Park. Emily Florez reports.]]> <![CDATA[With 50K Expected, Women's March on Chicago Changes Location]]> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:12:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021699164_1200x675_858588739603.jpg As crowd estimations for the Women's March on Chicago grow to more than 50,000, organizers have once again shift the start location of the march and rally. Chrisitan Farr reports.]]> <![CDATA[Police Respond to Reported Home Invasion in Western Suburbs]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:22:32 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021678584_1200x675_857912387891.jpg Police responded to a reported home invasion in suburban Indian Head Park Wednesday night. Ashhar Quraishi reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Neighborhood's Students Ask Mayor For Protection From Violence]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:54:10 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021676138_1200x675_857687107615.jpg Letters from students in Chicago's Brighton Park neighborhood about their fear of shootings in the area have been shared with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Final Preparations Underway for Inauguration Day]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:38:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021676901_1200x675_857758787604.jpg With less than 48 hours to go until the inauguration of Donald Trump, final preparations are in full swing in Washington. Carol Marin reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chelsea Manning Served 'Tough Prison Sentence': Obama]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:31:34 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021676370_1200x675_857700931689.jpg President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's prison term Wednesday, arguing in his final White House news conference that the former Army intelligence analyst had served a "tough prison sentence" already. Mary Ann Ahern reports.]]> <![CDATA[Police Search for Man Who Attacked Woman in Suburban Home]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:28:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021676129_1200x675_857686595601.jpg Authorities are searching for a suspect who attacked and sexually assaulted a woman inside her suburban home. Michelle Relerford reports.]]> <![CDATA[Madigan Sues Country's Largest Student Loan Company]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:27:31 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021676338_1200x675_857700931695.jpg Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the nation's largest student loan company over allegations that the company “repeatedly” cheated borrowers, sending students into billions of dollars in debt. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Obama's Parting Words: A Last Message of Hope]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:26:41 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021676068_1200x675_857688643650.jpg President Barack Obama held last press briefing in the White House Wednesday, using the last question to brag about his two daughters. Mary Ann Ahern reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Andy Avalos Honored With Loyola’s Spirit of MLK Award]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:30:01 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/andy+avalos.png Congratulations to NBC 5’s Andy Avalos, who was honored Tuesday by Loyola University Health System’s 2017 Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Service Award.]]> <![CDATA[5-Year-Old Girl in Serious Condition After Accidentally Shooting Herself on West Side]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:16:46 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021661213_1200x675_857186883920.jpg A 5-year-old girl is hospitalized in serious condition after accidentally shooting herself in the abdomen on Tuesday evening. NBC 5's Lauren Petty reports.]]> <![CDATA[40K Expected at Women's March on Chicago, Organizers Say]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 20:49:23 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021655495_1200x675_856746051802.jpg Organizers say at least 40,000 people have registered to be a part of the Women's March on Chicago this weekend. Mary Ann Ahern reports.]]> <![CDATA[Obama Commutes Sentence for Nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:31:12 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021656174_1200x675_856802883731.jpg Many Puerto Ricans are celebrating after U.S. President Barack Obama announced he has commuted the sentence of 74-year-old nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera. Dick Johnson reports.]]> <![CDATA[40K Expected at Women's March on Chicago, Organizers Say]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 18:27:53 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021656184_1200x675_856803395627.jpg Organizers say at least 40,000 people have registered to be a part of the Women's March on Chicago this weekend. Mary Ann Ahern reports.]]> <![CDATA[Tandoori Skirt Steak From Vermilion’s Chef Rohini Dey]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 12:15:30 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021649479_1200x675_856486467979.jpg Chef Rohini Dey joined NBC 5's Alex Maragos to share her Tandoori Skirt Steak recipe.]]> <![CDATA[Dense Fog, Possible Flooding Threatens Morning Commute]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:47:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021642443_1200x675_856294467550.jpg NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports from StormChaser5 with a live look at the roads as forecasters warn of dense fog and possible flooding that could impact the morning commute. ]]> <![CDATA[3 Killed, 1 Critical AFter Single-Vehicle Crash on Eisenhower]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:44:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021642701_1200x675_856297027904.jpg Three people are dead and one is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a single-car crash on the Eisenhower Expressway Tuesday morning. NBC 5’s Lauren Petty reports.]]> <![CDATA[Surveillance Video Shows Armed Robbery of Palos Park Subway Store]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 07:41:11 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021642708_1200x675_856324675544.jpg Police said the suspect got out a black, four-door vehicle before entering the store with a gun. He then fled in the same vehicle that waited outside nearby, according to police.]]> <![CDATA[Gene Cernan, Last Astronaut on the Moon, Dies at 82]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 23:57:56 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021638855_1200x675_856150083844.jpg Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last of only a dozen men to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of "peace and hope for all mankind," has died. He was 82. Chris Hush reports.]]> <![CDATA[Obama Honors Cubs at White House During Final Days as President]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:18:19 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021637109_1200x675_856047683650.jpg President Obama honored the Chicago Cubs at the White House Monday with just a few days left in his presidency. Siafa Lewis reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Police Officer Charged With Sexual Assault of Minor]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 18:30:36 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021618835_1200x675_855516739705.jpg A Chicago police officer has been charged with criminal sexual assault of a minor, according to police. NBC5's Chris Hush reports.]]> <![CDATA[7 Killed, 17 Wounded in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 12:32:21 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021616577_1200x675_855432259849.jpg Twenty-four people have been shot across the city over the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend, leaving seven dead, according to Chicago Police.]]> <![CDATA[Phone Scammers Pretending to Be Sheriff’s Official]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 12:08:40 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021616578_1200x675_855429699708.jpg A suburban police chief is warning residents about recent phone scams in which a caller claims to be a commander with the Cook County Sheriff’s office.]]> <![CDATA[Police Fatally Shoot Man Suspected in Shooting]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 10:34:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021616566_1200x675_855382083862.jpg Chicago police fatally shot a man they suspect was involved in another shooting nearby on the city's West Side early Sunday, authorities said. NBC5's Emily Florez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: Best Deals]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 12:00:22 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021616408_1200x675_855361603524.jpg NBC5's Art Norman has ways to get the best deals for a winter shipping spree.]]> <![CDATA[Clear the Shelters: Sunday, January 15, 2017]]> Sun, 15 Jan 2017 11:59:35 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021614280_1200x675_855326787856.jpg NBC 5's Andy Avalos introduces us to two pets ready for a forever home in today's Clear the Shelters.]]> <![CDATA[CPS to Force Staffers to Take 4 Furlough Days]]> Sat, 14 Jan 2017 12:45:17 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021612062_1200x675_855034435962.jpg Chicago Public Schools announced Friday it’ll make all staffers take four unpaid furlough days this spring.]]> <![CDATA[Wild Apologize Over Mascot Beating Skit]]> Sat, 14 Jan 2017 12:07:42 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021612068_1200x675_855040579584.jpg The Minnesota Wild have apologized after mixed reaction to a skit that featured their mascot beating the Blackhawks' Tommy Hawk with a bat. ]]> <![CDATA[Clear the Shelters: Saturday, January 14, 2017]]> Sat, 14 Jan 2017 09:59:28 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021584417_1200x675_854986307874.jpg NBC5's Andy Avalos introduces us to two pets ready for adoption in today's Clear the Shelters.]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: MDHearingAid]]> Sat, 14 Jan 2017 09:55:18 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021611403_1200x675_854954563903.jpg Hearing aids are expensive, but there's a new device that could help cut those costs. NBC5's Charlie Wojciechowski talks with Dr. Sreek Cherukuri about the MDHearingAid that has a rechargeable battery. ]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Cubs Convention Kicks Off]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 23:08:05 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021609830_1200x675_854849091527.jpg Fans are still riding the high of the Cubs historic World Series victory as the Cubs Convention begins Friday night. Natalie Martinez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Woman Intentionally Crashes SUV Into Store]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:01:45 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/suv11.jpg A broken cellphone "drives" a Florida woman to intentionally crash her SUV into a south Florida phone store and it's all caught on camera. Cell phone video shows the moments when a 25-year-old woman intentionally drove her SUV into a T-Mobile store in Palm Springs, Florida. Once inside, employees say she smashed glass display cases and threw items around the store. Employees say the customer asked to exchange her broken iPhone and said she was going to "bug out" if she didn't get the phone. She faces multiple charges including aggravated battery, burglary and reckless driving.

Photo Credit: Daniel Santos]]>
<![CDATA[Cop and K-9 Officer Set On Fire]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:00:46 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/NC_copk9fire0113_1920x1080.jpg A burglary suspect was shot Thursday after throwing flaming paint primer on a Tampa Police officer and his K-9 partner.

Photo Credit: WFLA-TV]]>
<![CDATA[Chris Tucker Visits Chicago]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:23:33 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021608198_1200x675_854645827861.jpg Chris Tucker will perform at the Chicago Theater Saturday night. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has a sneak peak.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Auto Show Just Around The Bend]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:17:17 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021608288_1200x675_854660163967.jpg With all of the hottest cars, the Chicago Auto show starts in February. Kalee Dionne reports.]]> <![CDATA[DOJ Finds Pattern of Civil Rights Violations by CPD]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 11:31:01 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021600852_1200x675_854304835996.jpg The U.S. Justice Department has found that the Chicago Police Department violated constitutional rights by engaging in a "pattern or practice of use of excessive force," Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced Friday. Phil Rogers reports.]]> <![CDATA[DOJ to Announce Chicago Police Department Probe Findings Friday]]> Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:37:15 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000021588938_1200x675_853760067801.jpg The U.S. Justice Department will conclude in a report to be released Friday that the Chicago Police Department displayed a pattern and practice of violating residents' constitutional rights over years, a law enforcement official said Wednesday. Mary Ann Ahern reports. ]]>