<![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 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:59:49 -0500 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:59:49 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Residents Object to Gas Plant Near Crystal Lake]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:26:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Oakwood_hills_power_plant.jpg A community meeting was held Thursday for residents to air their feelings about a proposed natural gas plant in Oakwood Hills. Neighbors fear pollution, water problems, extra noise and traffic. NBC 5's Dick Johnson reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Michelle Obama Makes the Chicago Rounds]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:23:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008132190_1200x675_312289347680.jpg First lady helps raise money at for the DoWaldorf Astoria, has a little fun with daughters. ]]> <![CDATA[Suburban Mother Drowns Trying to Save Boy]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:06:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/karen_wessel.jpg The victim's sister and neighbor talks to NBC 5’s Rob Elgas.]]> <![CDATA[Sick Suburban Boy Becomes a Cop for a Day]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:02:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008134712_1200x675_312264259976.jpg Seven-year-old Adam Broderson, who suffers from a heart defect, got to live out a dream Thursday.]]> <![CDATA[Man Arrested in 1992 Murder of Skokie Teen]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:49:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Robert+Serritella.jpg Not long after David Cherek was killed in January 1992, police had a suspect in mind. Two decades later, he is finally in custody. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

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<![CDATA[Group Seeks to Create Museum Campus South]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:51:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/museum_campus_south.jpg Several museums on Chicago's South Side are hoping to link with the Museum Campus to expand its reach. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Family Reacts to Arrest in Shamiya Adams' Slaying]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:30:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008134220_1200x675_312239683730.jpg Fundraiser held in Ukrainian Village for 11-year-girl shot by stray bullet. NBC 5's Anthony Ponce reports.]]> <![CDATA[Teen Charged in Sleepover Shooting Death of Shamiya Adams]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:22:45 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/tevin-lee-shamiya-adams-1.jpg Tevin Lee, 18, charged in July 18 shooting that sent bullet through a bedroom window. NBC 5's Christian Farr reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Suspect Charged in Shooting Death of Gary Police Officer]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:58:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Carl+LeEllis+Blount+Jr+mug.jpg “They took my world away,” Westerfield's fiancée said. “They took my best man away." ]]> <![CDATA[Michelle Obama Visits Chicago for DNC Fundraiser]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:33:40 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/MichelleObamaThumb.jpg First Lady Michelle Obama has come back home to do some fundraising for the fall congressional political campaigns. NBC 5's Political reporter Carol Marin reports.

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<![CDATA[College Application SSNs Expose Security Risk]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 00:36:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/SSN_college.jpg Students who applied to, but never attended colleges find out their data has been breached years later. Lisa Parker reports for NBC 5's Investigates. ]]> <![CDATA[Woman Busts Alleged "Upskirter" on CTA Train]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:30:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008117652_1200x675_311953987734.jpg Woman says she caught man trying to videotape under her skirt on the Red Line. NBC 5's Lauren Jiggetts reports.]]> <![CDATA[Marathon Training Tips: Dealing With Injuries]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:27:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Training_tip_injuries.jpg Michael Morrow, a physical therapist for Athletico, discusses injury prevention and knowing the difference between a serious injury and one due to fatigue.]]> <![CDATA[Organizations Provide Clothing for Foster Children]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:02:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/MAD_rise.jpg A group of volunteers is making a difference in the lives of hundreds of foster children across the country. They are part of “Threads For Teens” and “Together We Rise.” NBC 5’s Lee Ann Trotter has the story.]]> <![CDATA[Mother Tried to Save Son From Burning Home]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:03:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008117483_1200x675_311946819930.jpg Four-year-old boy killed in fire, three other children escape. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Cutler Shows Up to Camp in Conversion Van]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:06:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cutler_van.jpg Jay Cutler is rolling in the dough after signing a multi-million dollar extension, but you'd never guess that by his choice of wheels at training camp. ]]> <![CDATA[Park Grill Case Raises Questions About Daley's Health]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:43:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/daley-sox-game.jpg Restaurant's attorneys abruptly withdraw demand that former mayor testify in case. NBC 5's Phil Rogers reports.]]> <![CDATA[Architect Suggests Improvements for Montrose Beach]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:18:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Montrose_beach_instagram.jpg New plan adds natural space, but sacrifices parking. Beachgoers react.

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<![CDATA[Simeon Coach Charged with Sexually Abusing Students]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:15:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Gerald+Gaddy.jpg Gerald L. Gaddy -- is accused of having sexual contact with two students. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.

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<![CDATA[Man Wrongly Convicted of Murder Released From Prison]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:08:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Rodell_Sanders.jpg Rodell Sanders spent 20 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Dispatch Calls Released From I-55 Crash]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:37:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/I-55_crash_7-20_3.jpg Emergency calls illustrate the frantic moments during a fatal chain-reaction crash Monday. NBC 5's Phil Rogers reports.]]> <![CDATA[Niles Leaders Approve Controversial Gun Shop, Range]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:36:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/469413157.jpg Village trustees vote 4-1 to approve the Sportsmen's Club and Firearms Training Academy. NBC 5's Rob Elgas reports.

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<![CDATA[Rahm Visits Family of Slain 11-Year-Old Girl]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:11:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Rahm_shamiya1.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Masked Men Rob Oswego Home, Steal Car]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:49:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Oswego_robbery.jpg Police say victims of robbery not cooperating. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Woman Remembers Mother Killed in I-55 Crash]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:21:36 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Vicky-Palacios.jpg "She was the best person I've ever known," Nicole Palacios said of her mother.]]> <![CDATA[Hot Weather Finally Hits Chicago]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:44:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Hot_wx_7-22.jpg It feels like summer with temperatures inching towards the 90s, a welcome sight for those of us who still remember last winter. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Group Helps Epileptics Explore Their Creative Side]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:00:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/epilepsy_art.jpg Studio E, a therapeutic art program created by the Epilepsy Foundation of Chicago, is hosting art classes to help epileptics express themselves through their creations.]]> <![CDATA[Leadership Group Encourages Youth to Follow Their Dreams]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 23:21:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/HOBY_Mad.jpg HOBY, the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Organization, helping to make a difference by working to keep Chicago beautiful.]]> <![CDATA[Truck Driver Held on $1 Million Bond in Fatal I-55 Crash]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:22:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Espinal-Quiroz.jpg We are learning more about the people who died in a violent wreck on I-55 on Monday, along with the semi-truck driver accused of triggering the tragic chain of events. NBC 5’s Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Water Therapy Teaches Pup To Walk]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:23:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/wjac-water-therapy.jpg A puppy is undergoing a progressive water therapy treatment to help get his legs strong enough to walk. Lauren Hensley from NBC station WJAC in Johnstown, Pennsylvania reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Hospital Wants to Dispense Pot]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:25:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008093773_1200x675_311409732002.jpg Swedish Covenant Hospital looks to change laws keeping them from becoming a dispensary for medical marijuana. NBC 5's Allison Rosati explains.]]> <![CDATA[State Laws Create Safety Loophole for Juvenile Shelters]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:08:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Aunt_Marthas.jpg State-funded short-term facilities can't lock juveniles inside facility. Tammy Leitner reports for NBC 5 Investigates.]]> <![CDATA[Five Killed, Several Injured in I-55 Crashes]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:44:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/I-55_crash_7-20_31.jpg NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports from the scene of a fatal crash on I-55 Monday. ]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Cabbies Seek Fare Increase]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:43:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/182*120/taxi+cab+chicago+generic.jpg Struggling Chicago cab drivers released a plan Monday aimed to put more money in their pockets. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

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<![CDATA[Police Say Speeding Truck Caused Fatal Crash]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:21:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/I-55_crash_7-20_truck1.jpg Interstate 55 in the southern suburbs is open again after two deadly crashes just minutes apart. Five people were killed, including four women who died after a semi rear-ended their cars. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.]]> <![CDATA[I-55 Crash Scene Notorious For Accidents]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:20:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/I-55_crash_7-20_2.jpg 58 accidents reported near Elwood area over the past year. NBC 5's Phil Rogers reports.]]> <![CDATA[Man Describes Finding Girl Shot by Stray Bullet]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:29:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Shamiya_Adams_solo.jpg Community pleads for information leading to arrest of Shamiya Adams. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Summit Addresses Gang Violence]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:31:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Violence_summit_7-20.jpg Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Chicago's police superintendent and community leaders Monday for a closed-door meeting to solve the city's crime epidemic. ]]> <![CDATA[Sticker Shock Kicks in For ComEd Customers]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:45:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/power_lines_generic1.jpg 38 percent electricity rate hike went into effect June 1, but customers have options. NBC 5's Anthony Ponce reports.

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<![CDATA[SKY 5: Fatal I-55 Crash]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:54:31 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008080299_1200x675_310402115651.jpg Sky 5's Mike Lorber surveys the scene of a multi-vehicle crash near Elwood.]]> <![CDATA[Drive-By Comedian Talks Future Plans]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:38:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Blake-Grigsby.jpg Blake Grigsby recently filmed himself driving around the city shouting compliments to passersby through a megaphone, praising their hair, clothing, overall beauty and even their pets. He joined the NBC 5 NEWS at NOON on July 21, 2014 to talk about the impetus behind the project and his future plans.]]> <![CDATA[ATV Lets Paralyzed Veteran Explore World Again]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:58:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/wcsh-vet-mobility.jpg Melissa Kenison from NBC station WCSH in Portland, Maine reports on how a gift from the Independence Fund lets a man with a love of the outdoors enjoy life outside his home.]]> <![CDATA[Railroad Rescue Caught on Camera]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:44:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/woai-train-rescue1.jpg Felix Saucedo, 81, walked away from his Lytle, Texas nursing home, fell on train tracks, and was saved seconds before a freight train barreled by. Randy Escamilla from NBC station WOAI-TV in San Antonio reports.]]> <![CDATA["Private" Summit to Tackle Chicago Gang Violence]]> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:25:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008073726_1200x675_310048323775.jpg Federal and local officials and faith-based leaders will take part in a private meeting to discuss what can be done about the shootings in Chicago. NBC Chicago's Lauren Petty reports for the NBC 5 NEWS TODAY on July 21, 2014.]]> <![CDATA[Flower & Garden Show]]> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:32:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008067199_1200x675_309321795721.jpg Looking for something to do this week? Stop by the flower and garden show at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake.]]> <![CDATA[Skimming The News]]> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 09:06:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008066970_1200x675_309270595744.jpg We talk with the founders of the news site The Skimm, which provides a daily dose of headlines so you get all the news you need to know right in your inbox]]> <![CDATA[Palos Community Hospital Uses Hi Tech UV Machine To Kill Germs]]> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:50:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008066844_1200x675_309258307732.jpg Art Norman and Charlie Wojciechowski intoduce us to two officials from Palos Community Hospital which has been recognized as one of the best germ free hospitals in the nation. It's because they use Tru-D Smart UV Room Disinfection Machine. It's a vertical machine rimmed with high powered ultra violet lights. So high powered that humans cannot be in the room when it is at full power. Officials turn it on via smart phone or iPad. Palos uses these machines to routinely clean operating rooms after surgeries, rooms where patients with infections have been in isolation and more. It doesn't replace regular cleaning, but it kills pretty much any germs that remain behind after standard cleaning methods.]]> <![CDATA[Adopt-a-Pet: July 20]]> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 10:01:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008066952_1200x675_309255747852.jpg Kye Martin introduces us to 4 year old Luke, a charcoal colored cat, and his tabby brother, 3 year old Howard. The would like to be adopted out together from the Anti-Cruelty Society.`]]> <![CDATA[Legacy Of Special Olympics]]> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 08:40:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008066885_1200x675_309254211641.jpg Executive Vice President of Special Olympics talks about the charity organization's legacy to mark the Special Olympics 46th anniversary.]]> <![CDATA[Food For Thought]]> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 07:52:22 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000008066745_1200x675_309226563621.jpg In today's Food For Thought, Sandy Goldberg discusses the controversy over Bethenny Frankel's instagram photo and the health implications]]>