<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - News As Seen on WMAQ Channel 5 Chicago]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcchicago.com/on-air/as-seen-on http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.png NBC Chicago http://www.nbcchicago.comen-usFri, 30 Sep 2016 01:53:23 -0500Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:53:23 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Countdown to CTU Strike Date; Both Sides Still Negotiating]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 23:35:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019872127_1200x675_775997507877.jpg After a year without a contact, CPS teachers say they need one now--and they've put the district on notice. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports.]]> <![CDATA[Experts Point to Overdue Safety System in Fatal Train Crash]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:25:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019873681_1200x675_776102979507.jpg As federal investigators begin the lengthy task of determining why a packed commuter train slammed into the Hoboken Transit terminal early Monday morning, safety experts are pointing to a long-overdue system which they believe could have prevented the tragedy. Phil Rogers reports.]]> <![CDATA[Witness in Laquan McDonald Shooting Said Police Pressured Her to Change Her Story: Suit]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:19:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019873024_1200x675_776044611845.jpg A woman who witnessed the fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald said in a federal lawsuit against the city of Chicago that she was detained by police after the shooting and pressured to change her story, which she had earlier told a freelance photojournalist on video obtained by NBC Chicago. Christian Farr reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Commuters React to Deadly NJ Train Crash]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:15:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019872471_1200x675_776013891836.jpg Chicago commuters react to a train crash in New Jersey that left one person dead and more than 100 others hurt. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[2 Dead in Shootings on Eisenhower Expressway Hours Apart]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:10:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019872507_1200x675_776036931841.jpg Hours after a shooting on the westbound Eisenhower Expressway left a man dead and a woman wounded, another person has been killed in a shooting on the eastbound lanes of the expressway. Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Marathon Director Carey Pinkowski Speaks to City Club of Chicago]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:45:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/pinkowski.png It's one of Chicago's biggest events. On Thursday, the City Club of Chicago hosted a panel discussion on "The Chicago Marathon: A Local Event for the World." ]]> <![CDATA[Health Officials Reveal Changes to New Flu Vaccine]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:32:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019872145_1200x675_776010819629.jpg Health officials say there are some big changes in this year’s flu vaccine. Ash-har Quraishi reports.]]> <![CDATA[Body Found at Golf Course]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:17:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019871656_1200x675_775983171751.jpg Police are investigating after a body was found at a suburban golf course Thursday morning.]]> <![CDATA[A Look Back at Shimon Peres' Visit to Chicago]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:49:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019868880_1200x675_775915587644.jpg Former Israeli president Shimon Peres has died, two weeks after suffering a major stroke. He was 93 years old. Christian Farr reports with a look at his life and the influence he made in Chicago. ]]> <![CDATA[1 Killed, 1 Injured in Shooting on Eisenhower Expressway]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:32:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019858028_1200x675_775611971885.jpg Westbound lanes on the Eisenhower Expressway were shut down for several hours Thursday as Illinois State Police investigated a deadly shooting. NBC 5's Michelle Relerford reports.]]> <![CDATA[Mostly Cloudy, Breezy & Cool]]> Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:42:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019856071_1200x675_775589443786.jpg NBC 5's Andy Avalos gives us a look at the weather forecast.]]> <![CDATA[Latino Fashion Week Hits Chicago]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:28:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019847225_1200x675_775157315678.jpg Latino Fashion week has arrived in Chicago. LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]> <![CDATA[Suburban Mom Running Chicago Marathon to Honor Memory of Oldest Son]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:02:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019846795_1200x675_775169091975.jpg For many, running the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is a personal mission. For Kelly Jo Golson, it's a tribute to her son, who lost his courageous battle with bone cancer this summer.]]> <![CDATA[Trump Makes 2 Chicago-Area Campaign Stops]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:28:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019841258_1200x675_774894659766.jpg It didn't take long for Donald Trump to make headlines during his campaign stop in Chicago Wednesday. NBC 5's political reporter Mary Ann Ahern has more.]]> <![CDATA[Englewood Neighborhood Gets First Whole Foods, Starbucks]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:07:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019841275_1200x675_774893635997.jpg One of Chicago's most underserved neighborhoods got two major developments Wednesday. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports.]]> <![CDATA[First Look at Lincoln Park Zoo's New Penguin Exhibit]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:16:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019842116_1200x675_774933571610.jpg NBC 5’s Kye Martin takes us inside the new state-of-the-art habitat for African penguins that debuts next week at Lincoln Park Zoo.]]> <![CDATA[Trump Makes Campaign Stop in Chicago]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:41:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/trump+chicago+polish.png Donald Trump returned to Illinois Wednesday, campaigning in both Chicago and the city's suburbs. Mary Ann Ahern reports.]]> <![CDATA[Trump Makes 2 Chicago-Area Campaign Stops Wednesday]]> Wed, 28 Sep 2016 07:51:00 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019833807_1200x675_774737475987.jpg Workers are frantically tried to remove anti-Trump graffiti sprayed on the entrance of Chicago's Polish National Alliance just hours ahead of the candidate's expected arrival. NBC 5's Lauren Petty reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Nun Seeks Help Keeping Doors Open as Group Aids Women With Addictions]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:32:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/215*120/house+of+hope.png A Chicago nun has been helping women overcome their drug and alcohol addictions for more than 30 years. But now, Sister Therese O'Sullivan is starting a new chapter in her life and she wants the House of Hop mission to continue. LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]> <![CDATA[Trump vs. Clinton: Who Won Monday's Debate?]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:26:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019824579_1200x675_774283843543.jpg The first debate showdown lived up to the hype, breaking records as the most-watched debate in U.S. history. Mary Ann Ahern reports on the big takeaways from the event. ]]> <![CDATA[Outrigger Chicago Braces for Hawaii Competition]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:23:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019824998_1200x675_774286915898.jpg Outrigger Chicago is headed to Hawaii to compete in a 42-mile grueling race across the treacherous waters of the Pacific Ocean. Byron Miranda reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Man Pleads Guilty in 'Celebgate' Hacking Scandal]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:19:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019824595_1200x675_774281795878.jpg An Illinois man has pleaded guilty to his part in the so-called "Celebgate" hack that ultimately leaked nude photos of celebrities including actress Jennifer Lawrence and model Kate Upton. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Vets Warn Dog Owners as Cases of Potentially Dangerous Bacterial Disease Rise in Chicago Area]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:19:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019825151_1200x675_774288451996.jpg Veterinarians are warning about a rise in cases of a bacterial disease that can kill dogs and can even spread to humans. Katie Kim reports.]]> <![CDATA[Trump, Clinton Clash Over Chicago Gun Violence in First Debate]]> Tue, 27 Sep 2016 07:49:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019813591_1200x675_773930563703.jpg Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton sparred over taxes, nuclear policy and trade during Monday night’s presidential debate, but it was race that brought the focus back home to Chicago. NBC 5’s Lauren Petty reports.]]> <![CDATA[The First Presidential Debate: Who Won?]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 23:50:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019809153_1200x675_773701187702.jpg NBC 5's Carol Marin breaks down who won in Monday night's presidential debate.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Marathoners Run For Special Causes]]> Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:02:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019806870_1200x675_773515331841.jpg The 39th running of the Chicago Marathon includes many athletes running for a cause.]]> <![CDATA[1 Dead, 4 Wounded in Shootings at the University of Illinois]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 15:37:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019787460_1200x675_772909635755.jpg One person is dead and four others wounded in two shooting incidents at the University of Illinois in Champaign early Sunday, according to police. NBC5's Emily Florez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Making A Difference: Get Behind the Vest]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 13:08:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019786295_1200x675_772829251806.jpg NBC5's Art Norman talks to former Chicago Police Superintendent and executive director of the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation Phil Cline about the "Get Behind the Vest" initiative. ]]> <![CDATA[Truck Crashes Into Suburban Home]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 10:13:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019785981_1200x675_772783171776.jpg A pickup truck crashed into a house Saturday night in north suburban Round Lake Beach.]]> <![CDATA[Man Critically Wounded in Shooting Near Millennium Park]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 09:32:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019783210_1200x675_772690499802.jpg A 54-year-old man was shot in the head near Millennium Park on Saturday, according to police. NBC5's Ash-har Quraishi reports.]]> <![CDATA[1 Dead, 4 Wounded in Shootings at University of Illinois]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 09:30:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019785543_1200x675_772763715762.jpg One person is dead and four others wounded in two shooting incidents at the University of Illinois in Champaign early Sunday, according to police. NBC5's Emily Florez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: Cubii]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 13:05:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019754802_1200x675_772788291535.jpg NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski takes a look at a new way to work out while at work.]]> <![CDATA[Clear the Shelters: Sunday, September 25, 2016]]> Sun, 25 Sep 2016 09:34:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019785495_1200x675_772763715714.jpg NBC5's LeeAnn Trotter introduces us to an 11-year-old Beagle mix named Lexie and a 6-month-old kitten named Casey who are looking for their forever homes. ]]> <![CDATA[Young Girl Struggling to Recover After Horrific Crash]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 22:29:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019783216_1200x675_772692035769.jpg Nearly two weeks after a terrible crash on Chicago's South Side critically injured 11-year-old Keeshuna Patterson, she and her family are struggling to piece their lives back together again. NBC5's Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Young Girl Struggling to Recover After Horrific Crash]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 20:13:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019782298_1200x675_772664387822.jpg Nearly two weeks after a terrible crash on Chicago's South Side critically injured 11-year-old Keeshuna Patterson, she and her family are struggling to piece their lives back together again. NBC5's Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Clear the Shelters: Saturday, September 24, 2016]]> Sat, 24 Sep 2016 12:19:45 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019781109_1200x675_772448323621.jpg NBC5's LeeAnn Trotter and the Anti-Cruelty Society introduce us to a dog named Frankie and a cat named Mya who are searching for their forever homes.]]> <![CDATA[Boys Raise Hometown Veteran Awareness With New Street Sign]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 23:27:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/MAD+War+Vet+Sign.00_39_37_09.Still001.png A memorial dedicated to a Chicago area Marine killed in action got the attention of two seventh-graders who thought the fallen warrior deserved even more. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]> <![CDATA[Watch Live: NBC 5 News]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:37:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/APP_WXTEASE1_1-2+still+01a.jpg

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<![CDATA[25 Arrested in Raids Combating Fentanyl-Laced Heroin]]> Fri, 23 Sep 2016 07:45:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019765154_1200x675_771739715790.jpg More than 25 people have been arrested in raids aimed at combating the sale of fentanyl-laced heroin in the Chicago area, according to police. NBC5's Michelle Relerford reports.]]> <![CDATA["Hamilton' Creator Awarded by Chicago Organization]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 22:38:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019757255_1200x675_771363395680.jpg The musical genius behind "Hamilton" is being awarded a prestigious honor by a Chicago organization. ]]> <![CDATA[Kristin Cavallari Helps Woman Find Date at Bears Tailgate]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:51:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019752179_1200x675_771223619539.jpg Kristin Cavallari, wife of Bears' quarterback Jay Cutler, used some matchmaking skills on The Steve Harvey Show to help a Chicago woman find a connection at a tailgate. ]]> <![CDATA[Using Service Dogs to Help Veterans Re-Adjust to Everyday Life]]> Thu, 22 Sep 2016 06:14:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/Dogs+For+Vets+ob.00_36_36_20.Still001.png Two soldiers get to meet their new pups thanks to an organization that helps veterans re-adjust to everyday life with the help of service dogs. LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]> <![CDATA[Feds Charge Rahami With Planting NYC, NJ Bombs]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:51:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019713269_1200x675_769740867780.jpg Federal prosecutors have filed charges against Ahmad Rahami, the 28-year-old naturalized citizen born in Afghanistan suspected of planting bombs in New York City and New Jersey. Katie Kim reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Museum Honors 2 Making a Difference in Puerto Rican Community]]> Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:42:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019713043_1200x675_769718851851.jpg While celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, a museum dedicated to Puerto Rican Arts and Culture is celebrating the achievements of two people making a huge difference in their community. LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]> <![CDATA[Empowering Women Struggling With Mental Illness]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:56:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019694025_1200x675_768891459675.jpg Meet Awilda Colon, the victim of sexual and physical abuse as a child. She found teh help she needed and is now giving back. Rob Stafford reports. ]]> <![CDATA['Superhero' Window Washers Surprise Kids at Chicago Hospital]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:23:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019693457_1200x675_768860227795.jpg It was Superhero Day at Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago and a group of window washers gave several children a special treat. LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]> <![CDATA[Watch NBC 5's Mike Berman Go For a Ride at Chicagoland Speedway]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:05:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019691297_1200x675_768745539553.jpg Before the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, NBC 5's Mike Berman took a test ride with Jeff Burton. ]]> <![CDATA[Doctors Save Baby After Pregnant Woman Killed on South Side]]> Mon, 19 Sep 2016 11:43:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019687432_1200x675_768553539567.jpg A surviving baby is a Chicago family’s glimmer of hope after a 19-year-old pregnant woman was shot and killed Sunday months before she was expected to give birth. NBC 5’s Kye Martin reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Youth Dance Coalition Hosts Annual Showcase]]> Sun, 18 Sep 2016 23:37:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019679247_1200x675_768265283888.jpg The Chicago Youth Dance Coalition held its Annual Back to School Showcase on Saturday, giving kids the opportunity to show off their talents in a positive light.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Reacts to NYC Explosion]]> Sun, 18 Sep 2016 22:32:55 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019678567_1200x675_768129091619.jpg Authorities continue to investigate after an explosion injured 29 in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood, and police in Chicago are reminding area residents to be vigilant as always. NBC5's Regina Waldroup reports. ]]>