<![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, 31 May 2016 02:57:16 -0500Tue, 31 May 2016 02:57:16 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Chicago Native Breaks Record for Most Pull-Ups in 24 Hours]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 20:44:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/190*120/pull-up+record.png A Chicago native has officially broken the record for the most number of pull-ups done in 24 hours, completing a total of 6,844. ]]> <![CDATA[Chicagoans Head Outside for Warm Memorial Day]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 19:33:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018024796_1200x675_695585347798.jpg Chicagoans celebrate Memorial Day amid summer-like temperatures across the area. Christian Farr reports.]]> <![CDATA[Memorial Day Parades and Ceremonies]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 11:44:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018020052_1200x675_695484995758.jpg Retired U.S. Army Sgt. Jason Smith lost both legs in combat, but is now on a mission to help build homes for other wounded war veterans. NBC 5's Kye Martin reports.]]> <![CDATA[Bike the Drive Takes Chicago]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 22:33:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018008885_1200x675_695202371972.jpg The 15th Annual Bike the Drive took over Lake Shore Drive on Sunday morning. ]]> <![CDATA[Supreme Court Nominee Gives Commencement Speech at Suburban Alma Mater]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 22:32:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018008871_1200x675_695199299763.jpg Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland gave the commencement speech at his suburban alma mater on Sunday. ]]> <![CDATA[Violent Memorial Day Weekend]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 08:16:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018008853_1200x675_695195203915.jpg Memorial Day Weekend has already been marked by bloodshed. Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Crews Search for Missing Person in Lake Michigan]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 18:03:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018008841_1200x675_695195203882.jpg Authorities are searching for a missing person in the water of Lake Michigan late Sunday afternoon, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Trina Orlando reports.]]> <![CDATA[Boy, 8, Struck By CTA Train in Evanston]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 13:46:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018006880_1200x675_695071811644.jpg A young boy was injured after being struck by a train in north suburban Evanston Saturday afternoon. ]]> <![CDATA[Teenage Girl Killed in Shooting on Lake Shore Drive]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 13:42:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018006859_1200x675_695070275833.jpg A teenage girl was shot and killed while riding in a car on Lake Shore Drive early Saturday morning. ]]> <![CDATA[Teenager Killed, 2 Injured in Northwest Side Crash]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 13:40:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018006855_1200x675_695070275783.jpg A teenager was killed and two other people were injured in a rollover crash early Sunday in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said. ]]> <![CDATA[Woman Fatally Hit by Truck on Lake Shore Drive]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 13:29:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018006748_1200x675_695026755731.jpg A woman was killed and man injured when they were struck by a truck on Lake Shore Drive while running away from an armed robbery early Sunday in the Gold Coast, police said. Emily Florez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Bike the Drive Hits Chicago]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 13:27:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018006753_1200x675_695028291579.jpg Bike the Drive took over Lake Shore Drive Sunday morning, and NBC 5's Regina Waldroup was in the middle of the action. ]]> <![CDATA[Making A Difference: Walk to Cure Arthritis]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 13:47:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018006417_1200x675_695104067714.jpg NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter discuss how the Walk to Cure Arthritis is making a difference.]]> <![CDATA[Clear the Shelters: Sunday, May 29, 2016]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 13:32:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018006769_1200x675_695078467773.jpg Andy Avalos and the Anti-Cruelty Society introduce us to furry friends that need a new home. ]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: Adlens]]> Sun, 29 May 2016 13:32:45 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017990211_1200x675_695052867994.jpg Art Norman shows us new technology to help people to adjust their eyeglasses throughout the day. ]]> <![CDATA[Teenage Girl Killed in Lake Shore Drive Shooting]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 18:08:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018003787_1200x675_694882883912.jpg A family is devastated after a teenage girl was shot and killed while riding in a car on Lake Shore Drive early Saturday morning. Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Boy Struck by CTA Train in Evanston]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 18:06:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018003786_1200x675_694883395756.jpg A young boy is in critical condition after being struck by a train in north suburban Evanston Saturday afternoon. Trina Orlando reports.]]> <![CDATA[Clear The Shelters: Saturday, May 28, 2016]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 16:41:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018001572_1200x675_694743107902.jpg NBC 5's Andy Avalos and the Anti-Cruelty Society introduce us to an energetic puppy and a friendly stray cat in need of new homes.]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: Zeemee]]> Sat, 28 May 2016 16:39:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017990123_1200x675_694744643541.jpg Art Norman introduces to Zeemee as they show us how to simplify the college application process for students.]]> <![CDATA[Chicagoans Travel for Memorial Day Weekend]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 23:13:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017999380_1200x675_694633539505.jpg Chicagoans are expected to travel in record numbers this Memorial Day weekend. Natalie Martinez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Power Outage Strands Riders on New Navy Pier Ferris Wheel]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 22:26:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017999361_1200x675_694629955865.jpg The grand opening of the Centennial Wheel got off to a rocky start Friday night, when a power outage briefly halted the running of the new Ferris Wheel at Navy Pier. Trina Orlando reports.]]> <![CDATA[Budget Stalemate Continues]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 22:15:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017997167_1200x675_694515267871.jpg The deadline to pass a state budget looms nearer, with no end to the Springfield stand-off in sight. Mary Ann Ahern reports.]]> <![CDATA[Metra Train Derails in Chicago]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 21:32:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017997121_1200x675_694515267907.jpg Major Metra delays hit commuters during rush hour after a passenger train derailed near Canal Street in Chicago Friday afternoon. Natalie Martinez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Navy Pier Debuts New Ferris Wheel]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 21:30:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017997136_1200x675_694515267897.jpg Navy Pier debuted a brand new Centennial Wheel Friday, and passengers were eager to review the attraction. Lauren Jiggetts reports.]]> <![CDATA[Hundreds of Cars Line Up for Vehicle Emissions Test]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 21:26:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017997149_1200x675_694517315535.jpg Incredibly long lines stretching for at least a mile were seen at an emissions testing facility in Illinois as drivers scrambled to get their vehicles tested before the end of the month. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Travelers Flock to Chicago Airports for Memorial Day Weekend]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 21:23:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017997124_1200x675_694515267842.jpg One of the summer's busiest travel weekends kicked off Friday with the start of Memorial Day weekend. Anthony Ponce reports.]]> <![CDATA[Traveler Cancels Flight Due to Cancer Diagnosis, Fights Rebooking Fees]]> Fri, 27 May 2016 17:49:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017997186_1200x675_694515267902.jpg A local traveler said her vacation plans were put on hold because of a medical emergency. But instead of a smooth rescheduling process, she said she had to spend hundreds of dollars in rebooking fees before finally getting the resolution she was seeking. Chris Coffey reports.]]> <![CDATA[Thousands of Officers to Hit City Streets Ahead of Holiday Weekend]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 23:07:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017981990_1200x675_693910595873.jpg Just one day before the long holiday weekend begins, thousands of Chicago police officers will take to city streets in an effort to prevent violence during the unofficial kickoff to summer. Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Officer Wounded, Suspect Killed in Attempted Robbery at Suburban Grocery Store]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 22:58:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017981977_1200x675_693908035954.jpg A suspect is dead and officer wounded after an attempted robbery at a south suburban grocery store. Natalie Martinez reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Chicago-Area Animal Shelter Under Fire For Alleged Animal Neglect]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 22:44:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017982004_1200x675_693918275516.jpg NBC 5 Investigates went undercover at Settlers Pond, a well-known animal shelter of exotic animals, some of which former employees allege are malnourished, neglected and left in inhumane conditions to die.]]> <![CDATA[Memorial Day Weekend Travel: What to Expect]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 12:31:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017973628_1200x675_693436483850.jpg It's the start of the holiday escape. Whether you’re driving or flying, NBC 5’s Kye Martin has what travelers can expect this Memorial Day.]]> <![CDATA[‘Fight for 15’ Protesters Camp Out Overnight at McDonald’s Suburban HQ]]> Thu, 26 May 2016 08:06:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017966506_1200x675_693311043870.jpg Protesters felt so strongly about their “Fight for $15” they camped outside McDonald’s suburban headquarters in torrential rain and thunderstorms ahead of a second day of rallying for a higher wage. NBC 5’s Lauren Petty reports.]]> <![CDATA[Bedbugs Bite Chicago Consumers Seeking Refund]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 23:09:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017961226_1200x675_693103683803.jpg A Chicago couple said a popular house-sharing website would not take responsibility after bedbugs covered them in bite marks during a recent vacation in New Orleans. Chris Coffey reports. ]]> <![CDATA[1 Dead After Semi Collides With Car, Crashes Into South Suburban Home]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 22:55:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017961168_1200x675_693096515980.jpg One woman is dead after a crash involving a semi-truck and a car sent the semi slamming into a south suburban home Wednesday afternoon. Lauren Jiggetts reports.]]> <![CDATA[Storms Cause Damage Throughout Chicago Area]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 22:52:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017961162_1200x675_693097539711.jpg Severe thunderstorms caused damage and flooding across the Chicago area Wednesday night. Dick Johnson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Rain Causes Problems in Chicago]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 22:53:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017961158_1200x675_693096515866.jpg Rain hit Chicago right in the thick of the evening rush hour Wednesday, with storms and high winds making driving frustrating and even dangerous. Natalie Martinez reports. ]]> <![CDATA[How to Donate Bone Marrow to Boy Fighting Rare Disease]]> Wed, 25 May 2016 10:30:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/11310711_1463374230.7725.jpg Sawyer Wright was diagnosed with aplastic anemia in February when he was just 18 months old. Now Sawyer's family is asking the public to consider donating bone marrow, who is in need of a transplant. NBC 5's Zoraida Samobolin talks to Lauren Johnson of Click Be The Match on how you can help.

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<![CDATA[2 FBI Agents Shot in Attempted Arrest, Suspect Found Dead]]> Tue, 24 May 2016 12:51:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017933362_1200x675_691839555857.jpg An attempted arrest in suburban Park Forest ended with two FBI agents shot and a suspect dead. ]]> <![CDATA[Police Search for Missing Lake Geneva Mom, Her 3 Sons]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 22:50:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017924823_1200x675_691472451516.jpg Lake Geneva police are searching for a 40-year-old mother and her three young children after the four disappeared after leaving their home nearly two weeks ago.]]> <![CDATA[Teen Shares Painful Story to Help Educate on Substance Abuse]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 21:02:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017923838_1200x675_691420227614.jpg A 16-year-old girl from Schaumburg is taking part in a nationwide effort to educate people on substance abuse and other mental health issues. She shares her painful to make a difference in the lives of other teens. Rob Stafford reports.]]> <![CDATA[Officials Remind Boaters of Safety Tips Ahead of Summer Months]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 18:35:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017922410_1200x675_691297347616.jpg Boater safety was spotlighted in Chicago Monday as officials prepare for the upcoming summer months. Christian Farr reports.]]> <![CDATA[National Restaurant Association Brings Future of Dining to Chicago]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 18:33:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017922505_1200x675_691307075652.jpg The National Restaurant Association is in full swing at McCormick Place. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]> <![CDATA[3 Killed in Single-Vehicle Rollover in Kankakee]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 09:34:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017915164_1200x675_690992195747.jpg Three people were killed early Monday morning when the car they were riding in ran off the roadway, smashed into a traffic pole and landed in a ditch. ]]> <![CDATA[Albany Park to See Flood Relief]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 00:26:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017906410_1200x675_690662467738.jpg A project is now underway to give the Northwest Side neighborhood much-needed relief from flooding. ]]> <![CDATA[Legislative Session Ending, No Budget in Sight]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 09:38:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017906404_1200x675_690664003754.jpg With just over a week left in Springfield, Governor Bruce Rauner and legislators are no closer to a deal, approaching Illinois' one year mark operating without a budget. Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Celebrates Ferris Fest]]> Mon, 23 May 2016 00:23:16 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017906435_1200x675_690669635718.jpg Chicagoans and Ferris Bueller fans were able to spend all weekend celebrating the iconic film's 30th anniversary. ]]> <![CDATA[Man Built 2 Pipe Bombs in Suburban Home: Prosecutors]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 19:36:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017899996_1200x675_690140739924.jpg Officials investigated a home in north suburban Lindenhurst late Friday night. Susan Carlson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: Memorial Day Fun]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 16:45:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017906147_1200x675_690653251834.jpg NBC 5's Art Norman introduces us to Donna Bozzo, the Lady with the Alligator Purse, who has some great new products to help you have the most fun on Memorial Day weekend. ]]> <![CDATA[Community Mourns Woman Killed Leaving Starbucks]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 11:27:27 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017902451_1200x675_690387011718.jpg A community is in shock after Yvonne Nelson was shot and killed leaving a Bronzeville Starbucks Friday afternoon. Regina Waldroup reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Armed Robbers Hit Lake View, Lincoln Park]]> Sun, 22 May 2016 09:58:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000017904194_1200x675_690480195621.jpg Police are warning residents about a series of armed robberies reported in Lake View and Lincoln Park neighborhoods on the North Side in the past week. Emily Florez reports.]]>