<![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-usSun, 28 Aug 2016 22:55:01 -0500Sun, 28 Aug 2016 22:55:01 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Nykea Aldridge's Family Mourns Their Loss]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 21:35:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019353594_1200x675_753194563940.jpg A crowd gathered Sunday afternoon to comfort one another, to pray, and to remember Nykea Aldridge, fatally shot on Friday afternoon. NBC5's Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[2 Charged with Nykea Aldridge's Murder]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 17:42:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019353593_1200x675_753194563894.jpg Two brothers have been charged with the murder of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge, according to police. NBC5's Christian Farr reports.]]> <![CDATA[Hip-Hop Artist Rhymefest Robbed at Gunpoint in Chicago]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 14:20:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019351127_1200x675_753072195564.jpg Rapper Che “Rhymefest” Smith was robbed at gunpoint in Chicago, and took to Twitter to blast the reaction of police officers when he tried to file a police report. ]]> <![CDATA[Making A Difference: Communities in Schools]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:37:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019351116_1200x675_753057347621.jpg NBC5's LeeAnn Trotter sits down with Jane Mentzinger, the director of Communities in Schools to see how this organization is making a difference.]]> <![CDATA['Eyes to the Skies' Hot Air Balloon Festival Hits Lisle]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 09:02:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019350778_1200x675_753027651503.jpg The 'Eyes to the Skies' hot air balloon festival floated over Lisle during the first weekend of July. NBC5's Emily Florez has a bird's eye view.]]> <![CDATA[Clear The Shelters: Sunday, August 28, 2016]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:35:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019350774_1200x675_753025091637.jpg The Anti-Cruelty Society and NBC5's Andy Avalos introduce us to an incredibly calm cat named Potato, and a well-behaved dog named Benny, both in need of a new home.]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: Technology and Sports]]> Sun, 28 Aug 2016 10:33:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019350418_1200x675_752997443985.jpg Charlie Wojciechowski shows us how technology can improve your game.]]> <![CDATA[Community Mourns Dwyane Wade's Cousin]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 20:51:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019348045_1200x675_752821827609.jpg As police continue to investigate the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Nykea Aldridge, a community is in mourning. NBC5's Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Morton Grove Police Search For Driver in Deadly Hit-and-Run]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 18:52:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019348038_1200x675_752819779785.jpg Authorities are searching for a driver after a hit-and-run crash left a woman dead in north suburban Morton Grove late Friday night. NBC5's Ash-har Quraishi reports.]]> <![CDATA[Dwyane Wade's Cousin Fatally Shot on Chicago's South Side]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 15:34:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019347089_1200x675_752716355863.jpg A cousin of Bulls' star Dwyane Wade was killed while pushing a child in a stroller on Chicago's South Side Friday afternoon. NBC5's Katie Kim reports.]]> <![CDATA[Red Line Construction to Impact Weekend CTA Service]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 12:30:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019347077_1200x675_752668227626.jpg The CTA announced multiple service changes for this weekend, including Red Line trains bypassing several North Side stations because of construction. NBC5's Marley Kayden has more. ]]> <![CDATA[Victims Share Harrowing Details of Evanston Carjackings]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 12:16:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019347054_1200x675_752643651845.jpg Police are investigating two armed carjackings in north suburban Evanston. NBC5's Natalie Martinez spoke with both victims. ]]> <![CDATA[African Festival of the Arts Hits Chicago]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:51:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019346980_1200x675_752563267779.jpg Founder of the African Festival of the Arts Patrick Woodtor talks with NBC5's Susan Carlson about the event at Chicago's Washington Park. from Sept. 4-7.]]> <![CDATA[Man Shot at Navy Pier]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:44:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019347011_1200x675_752570947528.jpg A 22-year-old man was shot in the leg during an attempted robbery at Navy Pier early Saturday.]]> <![CDATA[2 Dead, 1 Critically Hurt in South Side Fire]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 09:19:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019346937_1200x675_752554051787.jpg A fire in the Back of the Yards neighborhood early Saturday left two people dead and another in critical condition, according to fire officials. NBC5's Emily Florez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Clear The Shelters: Saturday, August 27, 2016]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:56:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019347012_1200x675_752577603883.jpg The Anti-Cruelty Society and NBC5's Andy Avalos introduce us to Sampson, a big, friendly 2-year-old pooch, and Gumbo, a 1 year-old cat looking for loving new homes. ]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: High Tech Toys]]> Sat, 27 Aug 2016 10:47:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019346489_1200x675_752519235758.jpg "The Toy Insider" Laurie Schacht shows Art Norman some high tech toys for kids over the age of ten.]]> <![CDATA[FDA Says All Donated Blood in US Must be Screened for Zika]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:02:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019341876_1200x675_752121411539.jpg The FDA has announced that all donated blood in the United States needs to be screened for the virus. Emily Florez reports on the impacts the move could have on donors and donation centers. ]]> <![CDATA[Search For Killer Continues After Nuns Found Murdered in Mississippi]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:00:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019342324_1200x675_752138819783.jpg For years Sister Paula Merril and Sister Margaret Held dedicated their lives to helping others. Now, the search for why someone would have left the two of them dead continues. Michelle Relerford reports.]]> <![CDATA[PAWS Chicago Rescues Animals From Shelters After Louisiana Flooding]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 17:56:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/207*120/paws+chicago1.png PAWS Chicago is helping the smallest victims of the Louisiana flooding. The shelter's veterinary team just rescued dozens of cats and dogs from local shelters. ]]> <![CDATA[Record Number of Shows Filming in Chicago]]> Fri, 26 Aug 2016 12:21:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Kye+PKG.png Keep your eyes open for more celebrities than usual roaming the streets of Chicago in the coming weeks, as at least 9 shows you’ll see on TV this fall are being filmed right here in the city. NBC 5's Kye Martin reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Local Reacts to Soaring Price of EpiPens]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 23:17:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019326864_1200x675_751423043835.jpg A Chicago area woman tells NBC 5's Katie Kim what it's like to have to carry an EpiPen in case of a deadly allergic reaction while the price soars.]]> <![CDATA[State Police Involved in Shooting on Chicago's South Side]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 22:57:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019326794_1200x675_751411779872.jpg Two people were wounded in an Illinois State Police-involved shooting on Chicago's South Side Thursday night. NBC5's Trina Orlando reports.]]> <![CDATA[Clara's House Shelter for Women Gets a Much-Needed Makeover]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:33:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019324278_1200x675_751171139621.jpg Clara's House, a shelter for homeless women and children on Chicago's South Side, got a much-needed renovation thanks to the Chicago Police Department and Lowe's. ]]> <![CDATA[Emanuel Briefs Aldermen on Changes to Chicago's IPRA]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 21:12:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019324456_1200x675_751179331746.jpg Mayor Emanuel met with Chicago aldermen Thursday to discuss the changes to the agency tasked with investigating police misconduct. NBC5's Mary Ann Ahern reports.]]> <![CDATA[Mild & Muggy]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 09:02:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019309764_1200x675_750773315807.jpg Andy Avalos has the latest update on Thursday's forecast.]]> <![CDATA[Comcast Internet Essentials Expanding]]> Thu, 25 Aug 2016 08:37:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019309772_1200x675_750768707714.jpg Thousands of low-income families in Chicago will get help accessing the Internet at home as the Comcast Internet Essentials program is expanding.]]> <![CDATA[White Sox to Rename US Cellular Field]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:27:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019299916_1200x675_750293059682.jpg Chicago White Sox fans will have a new corporate name attached to their home stadium next season, as the team has sold naming rights for their ballpark to Guaranteed Rate, the team announced Wednesday, NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Officials Push for Insurance Companies to Alert Individuals of Death Benefits]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:35:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019300030_1200x675_750310468002.jpg Multiple individuals testified at a public hearing in Chicago Wednesday, explaining how insurance companies failed to alert them about death benefits that their families were owed. NBC5's Christian Farr reports.]]> <![CDATA[Heartbreak as Investigation Into Fatal Fire Continues]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:35:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019299408_1200x675_750254659849.jpg As the investigation into a fatal fire that killed three children continues, authorities say a person of interest is in custody, but no charges have been filed. NBC5's Ash-har Quraishi reports.]]> <![CDATA[Board of Education Votes to Approve $5.4 Billion CPS Budget]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:23:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019297785_1200x675_750183491974.jpg The Chicago Board of Education voted Wednesday to approve a $5.4 billion CPS budget that relies on property tax increases and borrowing for the financially struggling school district. NBC5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[CPD Responds to Trump's Claim About Chicago Violence]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 22:50:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019283183_1200x675_749589059654.jpg Donald Trump said that he thought Chicago’s violence could be stopped within a week using "tough police tactics." NBC5's Katie Kim reports.]]> <![CDATA[TSA Wait Lines Down to 10 Minutes, Experts Say]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:54:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019280842_1200x675_749467715968.jpg Officials say TSA wait times at Chicago's airports are nowhere near as bad as they were in May, NBC 5's Ash-har Quraishi reports.]]> <![CDATA[New Partnership Provides Jobs, Second Chances]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:09:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019280558_1200x675_749449283601.jpg The Cook County Sheriff's Office has teamed up with a landscaping company to provide union jobs to ex-offenders. LeeAnn Trotter reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Baby Dies in South Chicago Apartment Fire]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 07:52:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019271053_1200x675_749040195737.jpg NBC 5's Lauren Petty is on the scene of an extra-alarm fire in a South Chicago apartment complex as crews search for multiple people unaccounted for.]]> <![CDATA[CPS Prepares for Kids to Return to School]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 18:45:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019261676_1200x675_748756035655.jpg As students prepare to go back to school, so are teachers and CPS officials. But is the threat of a teachers strike still looming? Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[AG: 2 Police Body Cameras Captured Fatal Milwaukee Shooting]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 18:37:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019261641_1200x675_748756035660.jpg Wisconsin's attorney general said Monday a fatal police shooting in Milwaukee that sparked two nights of violence was recorded by not one but two body cameras. NBC 5's Chris Coffey reports.]]> <![CDATA[Rooftop Farm Becomes Big Hit in Chicago Community]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 18:32:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019261655_1200x675_748756035651.jpg Weiss Memorial Hospital in Uptown has a very successful farm on top of its main parking garage. It's been a huge hit with the community. LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago's Air and Water Show Takes to the Lake and the Sky]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 18:08:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019245970_1200x675_748249155849.jpg After storms made for a rocky start, the 58th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show was smooth sailing on Sunday. NBC5's Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[State Trooper Shoots, Wounds Carjacking Suspect In Chinatown]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 12:20:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019243217_1200x675_748008515651.jpg A state trooper shot and wounded a teenage boy who was inside a stolen vehicle Saturday night in Chinatown, officials said. NBC5's Ash-har Quraishi reports.]]> <![CDATA[Clear the Shelters: Saturday, August 20, 2016]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 18:06:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019240070_1200x675_747755075763.jpg Andy Avalos introduces us to a sweet kitty and a laid back dog looking for a forever home.]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: Toys That Teach]]> Sun, 21 Aug 2016 18:06:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019238385_1200x675_747742787620.jpg NBC 5's Art Norman checks out high-tech toys for kids with Laurie Schacht, the "Toy Insider Mom."]]> <![CDATA[StormRanger 5: Delivering You Accurate Weather Forecasts]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 18:48:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019235296_1200x675_747532355840.jpg The NBC 5 Storm Team is now able to deploy the most cutting-edge technology, allowing us to get the most accurate information straight from any weather system headed our way. Brant Miller reports.]]> <![CDATA[Suburban Dance Studio Gets New Lease on Life]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 18:42:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019235119_1200x675_747521604000.jpg A suburban dance studio gets a new lease on life. Six years ago, the stairway of the Stars Dance Studio in Maywood burned down. But this weekend, a new state of the art facility opens in its place. LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]> <![CDATA[$10K Reward Offered as Search for Killer Who Fatally Shot Chicago Cop's Son Ramps Up]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 18:40:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/arshell+edward+dennis+111+0813.jpg A heartbroken family steps up he search for a killer. Arshell Dennis was shot and killed last weekend. The son of a Chicago police officer, he was just hours away from returning to college when the murder happened. NBC 5's Emily Florez reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Zion Man Looks to Inspire Youth to See Beyond Street Violence]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 18:34:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019235015_1200x675_747522627768.jpg A Zion man is hoping to inspire young black people to see beyond the heartbreaking street violence in some communities. On Saturday, Brother Willie Brooks will take about 40 boys to the DuSable museum and 50 other historic sites. His hope is to teach them about the past, to help them build a better future. ]]> <![CDATA[NBC 5 Exclusive: Tough Talk From a Police Chief to His Colleagues]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 10:20:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019228432_1200x675_747280963878.jpg In a tough talk from an African American police chief to his colleagues, the message seemed to be law enforcement must change. A police conference invited the Hazel Crest Police chief to share his perspective this week and they allowed NBC 5 exclusive access. Marion Brooks reports.]]> <![CDATA[5 to Watch: Day 14 of Rio Olympics]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 08:20:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019226065_1200x675_747208771779.jpg A day after winning another gold in the 200 meters, Usain Bolt will appear in what he's said will be his final Olympic race. Siafa Lewis is in Rio with more on what to watch on Day 14 of the Summer Games.]]> <![CDATA[Tillman Talks Opening Air & Water Show With Tandem Jump]]> Fri, 19 Aug 2016 08:29:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Tillman1.png Former Chicago Bear Charles “Peanut” Tillman will help officially open the 2016 Chicago Air and Water Show Saturday by jumping with the U.S. Army's Golden Knights. He told NBC5's Michelle Relerford what made him want to take part in this year’s event.]]> <![CDATA[Algonquin Native Evan Jager Talks Winning Silver in Steeplechase]]> Thu, 18 Aug 2016 12:53:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000019202772_1200x675_746459715543.jpg Algonquin native Evan Jager joined NBC5's Alex Maragos to discuss winning the United States its first Olympic steeplechase medal since 1984. ]]>