<![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-usTue, 22 Aug 2017 17:49:15 -0500Tue, 22 Aug 2017 17:49:15 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Illinois Sailor Missing After Destroyer Collision]]> Tue, 22 Aug 2017 12:27:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_11A_PKG_MISSING_SOLDIER_KYE.jpg

An Illinois man is among the sailors reported missing after a high-tech U.S. Navy destroyer collided with an oil tanker near Singapore early Monday. NBC 5's Kye Martin reports.

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<![CDATA[Making a Difference Through Small Wishes for Kids With Cancer]]> Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:29:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/430P+PKG+LITTLE+WISHES+-+00002502_28570481.jpg

Making a big difference through small wishes for kids with cancer. That's the goal of the Little WishFoundation, started by a Michigan City, Indiana teacher who partners with several hospitals. LeeAnn Trotter reports.

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<![CDATA[Pregnant Woman Delivers Her Own Baby on Side of Tollway]]> Tue, 22 Aug 2017 07:07:18 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Lisa_Woman_delivers_her_own_baby.jpg

A pregnant woman on her way to the hospital was forced to pull over on the side of a tollway and deliver the baby herself, authorities said Tuesday. Lisa Chavarria reports.

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<![CDATA[Boy, 3 Police Officers Hospitalized in Grayslake Fire]]> Tue, 22 Aug 2017 06:43:13 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Michelle_Lake_County_Fire.jpg

A young boy and three police officers were hospitalized Tuesday morning following a fire in far north suburban Grayslake. Michelle Relerford reports.

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<![CDATA[Hammond Cops Release Video of Armed Robbery Suspects]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:07:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_HAMMOND_ARMED_ROBBERY_10P.jpg

Hammond police released surveillance footage Monday in hopes of attempting to identify three suspects in a string of Friday morning robberies caught on camera. Police say the crimes occurred in Hammond and possibly East Chicago. Natalie Martinez reports.

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<![CDATA[Tuition Tax Credits Emerge as Part of School Funding Debate]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:42:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_5P_PKG_SCHOOL_MONEY_AHERN.jpg

Amid the ongoing battle in Springfield over education funding, a new twist has emerged as tuition tax credits for private schools may become part of the negotiations. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports.

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<![CDATA[Jury Selection Begins in Trial of Cop Who Shot at Teens]]> Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:41:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/430PM+PKG+IPRA+PROAANO+WOJO+-+00001104_28558772.png

Jury selection began Monday in the trial of Chicago Police Officer Marco Proano, who faces federal civil rights charges for excessive use of force in connection to a 2013 shooting that injured two teenagers. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

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<![CDATA[River North Murder Suspects Appear in Court]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 22:25:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_10P_RIVER_NORTH_MURDER_COURT_ORLANDO.jpg

Stunning revelations in court on Sunday as a pair of high-profile murder suspects appeared before a judge. NBC 5's Trina Orlando has all the latest. 

 

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<![CDATA[Experts Warn People to be Prepared for Solar Eclipse]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 22:19:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_10P_ECLIPSE_PREVIEW_HUSH.jpg

There's plenty of excitement for Monday's solar eclipse, but experts are warning people to take precautions to ensure that the big day goes off without a hitch. NBC 5's Chris Hush has all the latest. 

 

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<![CDATA[Air and Water Show Wraps Up in Chicago]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:28:07 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_5P_AIR_AND_WATER_SHOW_HUSH.jpg

More than a million people packed the shores along Lake Michigan to watch the annual Air and Water Show. Now, crews are cleaning up and people are leaving satisfied with a fun weekend. NBC 5's Chris Hush is on the scene. 

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<![CDATA[Seven People Shot Outside of Music Venue on South Side]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 20:24:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_5P_WEST_PULLMAN_SHOOTING.jpg

A man is dead and six people are wounded after a shooting outside a music venue on Chicago's South Side early Sunday morning. 

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<![CDATA[Slaying Was Part of Murder-Suicide Sex Fantasy: Prosecutors]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 17:28:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_5P_RIVER_NORTH_MURDER_ARRAIGNMENT_ORLANDO.jpg

Prosecutors alleged Sunday that the men charged in the "gruesome" stabbing death of a 26-year-old hairdresser committed the crime as part of a sexual fantasy of "killing others and then themselves." NBC 5's Trina Orlando reports.

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<![CDATA[Tech Trends: Back to School Gadgets]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:53:14 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_SUN_Tech_Trends_170820.jpg

AT&T's Xavier Galvan tells NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski about the hottest gadgets hitting the market as students head back to school.

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<![CDATA[2017 Chicago Marathon Training Tip 12]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:00:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ-71_ASI_HR_131476172176340000.png

In Marathon Training Tip 12, Dr. Jason Howell, family physician with Advocate Healthcare, talks about the benefits of icing before and after training for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon.

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<![CDATA[Chicago Police Officer Shoots Person on Southwest Side]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 09:04:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Chicago_Police_Officer_Shoots_Man_on_Southwest_Side.jpg

A Chicago police officer shot a man on the city’s Southwest Side Saturday night, authorities said.

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<![CDATA[7 Shot, 1 Fatally, in Parking Lot on Chicago’s South Side]]> Sun, 20 Aug 2017 08:36:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_SUN_8A_Chavarria_7_Shot.jpg

Seven people were shot, one fatally, in the parking lot of an event center on Chicago’s Far South Side early Sunday, according to police. NBC 5's Lisa Chavarria reports.

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<![CDATA[Clear the Shelters Gives Animals New Homes in Chicago]]> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:02:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/web_-_clear_the_shelters.jpg

It was a big day as the "Clear the Shelters" event was a big success throughout the country. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has all the latest from Chicago's event.

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<![CDATA[Northwestern Professor, Oxford Employee Extradited to Chicago]]> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:00:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/web_-_northwestern_professor_returns_to_chicago.jpg

A Northwestern professor and an Oxford employee returned to Chicago Friday to face charges in the stabbing death of a hair stylist.

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<![CDATA[Serial Bank Robber Strikes Again]]> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:59:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/web_-_serial_bank_robber.jpg

A suspected serial bank robber struck again Saturday, robbing a Chase Bank in Lombard.

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<![CDATA[Air and Water Show Dominates Chicago Skies]]> Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:58:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/web_-_air_and_water_show_dominates_chicago_s_skies.jpg

All eyes were on the skies in Chicago on Saturday as the Air and Water Show captivated the city. NBC 5's Ash-Har Quraishi reports.

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<![CDATA[Eclipse Glasses Recall Forces Students to Watch Event Online]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 23:33:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/10P_PKG_ARGO_HS_ECLIPSE.jpg

Millions of Americans are gearing up for the event of the summer: Monday's solar eclipse. It's the first coast to coast total eclipse of the sun in the US in nearly a century. However, one suburban school had to suddenly change their eclipse viewing plans because of a recall of glasses. Lauren Petty reports.

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<![CDATA[Buona Beef Apologizes After Video Shows Employees 'Unprofessional' Interaction With Union Protesters]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 23:30:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/10P_PKG_BUONA_BEEF.jpg

The two protesters who recorded cellphone video Monday morning tell union leaders they were threatened as they protested against low wage labor use outside a Buona Beef location in Berwyn. No the popular restaurant chain has offered an apology. Natalie Martinez reports.

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<![CDATA[Clear the Shelters Set for This Weekend]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:41:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_430P_PKG_CLEAR_THE_SHELTERS_TROTTER.jpg

We're less than 24 hours away from the annual NBC and Telemundo clear the shelters event! the goal - to help match needy pets with their perfect forever homes. Animal shelters across the country will be participating - including more than a dozen in the Chicago area. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter takes a look at what potential adopters can expect.

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<![CDATA[Asian Carp Draw Closer to Lake Michigan]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:38:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/web_-_asian_carp_draw_closer_to_lake_michigan.jpg

An Asian Carp was found just nine miles from Lake Michigan, as it apparently got around electronic barriers.

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<![CDATA[Illinois Residents Seek Funds for Flood Relief]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:38:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/web_-_petty_flood_relief.jpg

Illinois residents are looking for money to help with flood clean-up efforts after torrential rains struck the area last month. NBC 5's Lauren Petty has more.

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<![CDATA[Monument Removal Ideas Cause Controversy in Chicago]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:37:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/web_-_monument_removal_relerford.jpg

A push to remove the Balbo monument is on after the violent protests in Charlottesville. NBC 5's Michelle Relerford has the latest on the monuments that are now under scrutiny in Chicago.

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<![CDATA[Pastor Receives Death Threats After Suggesting Monuments Be Removed]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:36:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/6P_PKG_MONUMENTS.jpg

A Chicago pastor is receiving death threats after suggesting that statues of George Washington and Andrew Jackson be removed from area neighborhoods. NBC 5's Michelle Relerford has his story. 

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<![CDATA[Fatal Shooting Near Cook County Courthouse]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:34:45 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_5P_PKG_COURTHOUSE_SHOOTING_WOJO.jpg

A place of justice turned into a crime scene today after a fatal shooting just a few blocks away. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski was on the scene when it all happened. 

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<![CDATA[Coleman Ruling Delayed as Lawyers Seek His Release]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:31:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/6P_PKG_COLEMAN_NOT_RELEASED.jpg

A man looking for his freedom thanks to what his lawyers call new DNA evidence was dealt a setback as a judge pushed back his ruling on the case. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski has the latest. 

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<![CDATA['Klean Kidz' Aims to Clean Up Chicago Neighborhood]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:07:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/web_-_chatham_girl_leads_clean-up.jpg

A little girl in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood has spearheaded the "Klean Kidz" volunteer clean-up effort.

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<![CDATA[Lawmakers Continue Talks to Hammer Out School Funding Deal]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:05:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/web_-_school_funding_latest_ahern.jpg

The Illinois House will return to session Wednesday, but a solution isn't in sight just yet. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern has the details on what we can expect when the legislature returns.

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<![CDATA[The Science Behind the Eclipse]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:02:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/web_-_pete_sack_eclipse.jpg

Ever wondered about the science behind an eclipse? NBC 5 Meteorologist Pete Sack has all the info you need.

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<![CDATA[Man Hopes to Overturn Conviction With New DNA Evidence]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:01:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/web_-_wojo_wrongful_conviction.jpg

A man convicted on rape and murder charges 20 years ago is hoping that new evidence will exonerate him. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski has the very latest.

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<![CDATA[Little Wish Foundation Makes Girl's Dream Come True]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:49:25 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Puppy+8-18.png

A little girl who's battling a brain tumor received a puppy from "Little Wishes" on Friday.

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<![CDATA[Air and Water Show Crowds Could Snarl Traffic in City]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:43:53 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_4P_AIR_AND_WATER_SHOW_TRINA.jpg

The Air and Water Show is returning to the Chicago lakefront, and crews today practiced head-turning and exciting maneuvers. NBC 5's Trina Orlando has the latest on the show, and the impact that it could have on travel across the city and suburbs. 

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<![CDATA[Bomb, Arson Unit Responds to O'Hare for Truck at Terminal 3]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:08:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Sky_5_Lorber.jpg

Bomb and arson officers were at O'Hare Airport's Terminal 3 Friday morning after an unauthorized semi truck was in front of the upper level of the terminal, authorities confirmed. Mike Lorber reports from NBC Sky 5.

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<![CDATA[Vehicle Crashes Into Chicago Bulls Practice Facility Near UC]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:07:12 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Lorber_West_side_crash.jpg

A vehicle crashed into the Chicago Bulls' practice facility across from the United Center Friday morning. Mike Lorber in NBC Sky 5 reports.

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<![CDATA[Shooting on Dan Ryan Expressway Leaves Driver Wounded]]> Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:05:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Lisa_Man_shot_on_Dan_Ryan.jpg

A driver was wounded in a shooting on the Dan Ryan Expressway on Chicago's South Side Friday morning. Lisa Chavarria reports.

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<![CDATA[Showers, Thunderstorms]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:03:33 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000025186816_1200x675_1027269187868.jpg

Brant Miller has the latest forecast for the Chicago area.

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<![CDATA[Video Shows Chicago Family Take Refuge After Deadly Barcelona Van Attack]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:38:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_10P_GOMEZ_FAMILY_BARCELONA_RELERFORD.jpg

A Chicago man on vacation with his family in Barcelona took refuge in a nearby store after a rental van plowed into a crowd of pedestrians Thursday, killing at least 13 and wounding more than 100. Michelle Relerford reports.

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<![CDATA['We Hit the Deck': Targeted Shooting in Crowded Loop Subway Leaves Man Wounded]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:35:26 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_10P_RED_LINE_SHOOTING_MARTINEZ.jpg

A man was shot on a Red Line train in a Loop subway stop Thursday night causing commuters to scramble from the car's rear exits as police arrived, authorities and a witness said. Natalie Martinez reports.

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<![CDATA[Woman Proposes Marriage to Kris Bryant]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:35:55 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/web_-_kris_bryant_proposal.jpg

A young fan proposed marriage to Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant at an event Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Ford Settles Harassment Lawsuits]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 18:33:51 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/CH_WMAQ_Backup_2017_08_17_18_00_53.jpg

Ford Motor Company has agreed to pay $10 million to settle allegations from two Chicago area plants. NBC 5 Investigates' Katie Kim has more on the latest developments. 

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<![CDATA[Democrats' Day at State Fair Draws Big Names]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:48:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_5P_DEMS_DAY_AT_STATE_FAIR_AHERN.jpg

It's Democratic Day at the Illinois State Fair, and the eight Democratic candidates for governor were front and center. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern has all the details from Springfield. 

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<![CDATA[Young Boy Gets Front Row Seat on Memorable Plane Ride]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:45:09 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_5P_SEAN_TUCKER_AIR_AND_WATER_SHOW_SANTUCCI.jpg

Before the Air and Water Show takes over the lakefront, legendary air show performer Sean Tucker took a young boy for a plane ride he will never forget. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has more. 

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<![CDATA[Eclipse Glasses in High Demand in Chicago]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:42:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_5P_ECLIPSE_MANIA_MARTIN.jpg

It's been nearly a century since an eclipse was visible from coast to coast, and people are frantically taking advantage of the opportunity. NBC 5's Kye Martin has more on eclipse fever. 

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<![CDATA[Video Shows Chicago Family Take Refuge After Deadly Barcelona Van Attack]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:19:06 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000025183677_1200x675_1027061315978.jpg

Rigoberto Gomez said he was with his wife and son near the historic Las Ramblas district in Barcelona Thursday when a white van jumped the curb and rammed into tourists and residents. In videos from the scene, Gomez documented how he and his family hunkered down in a nearby Stradivarius clothing store with others trying to escape the violence.

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<![CDATA[900 New Jobs Coming to O'Hare Airport]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:16:29 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/CH_WMAQ_Backup_2017_08_17_16_30_37.jpg

600 new jobs will soon be coming to O'Hare International Airport as part of a brand new cargo development expansion project. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski has the details. 

 

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<![CDATA[Technology Makes Caring for Pets Easier Than Ever]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:13:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/CH_WMAQ_Backup_2017_08_17_16_46_17.jpg

As we approach our annual "Clear the Shelters" event, here's a helpful reminder about the technologies that are making caring for pets easier than ever. 

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<![CDATA[Area Schools Prepare for Upcoming Eclipse]]> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:00:04 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WEB_4P_ECLIPSE_SCHOOLS_ORLANDO.jpg

When the solar eclipse occurs next week, area schools will be utilizing a variety of methods to maximize the experience for students. NBC 5's Trina Orlando has their stories. 

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