<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - News As Seen on WMAQ Channel 5 Chicago]]> Copyright 2015 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 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 05:39:15 -0500 Mon, 03 Aug 2015 05:39:15 -0500 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[One Tail at a Time Dog Rescue Opens New Bucktown Facility]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 11:49:45 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013565371_1200x675_496480323578.jpg One Tail at a Time dog rescue, made famous after it took in an 85-pound beagle, opened a brand new facility in Bucktown Saturday. OTAT is participating in NBC 5's #CleartheShelters Day Aug. 15. ]]> <![CDATA[One Dead, Four Injured in Shooting at Austin House Party]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 08:57:28 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013567299_1200x675_496797763675.jpg Four people were injured and one person was killed in a shooting at a house party in the West Side Austin neighborhood early Sunday morning. NBC 5's Emily Florez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Adopt-a-Pet: Aug. 2, 2015]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 20:10:11 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013566828_1200x675_496743491652.jpg Andy Avalos introduces us to two cat brothers who wish to be adopted out together from the Anti-Cruelty Society.]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: Chicagoan Invents Wine Purifier to Help With Headaches]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 20:08:52 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013566825_1200x675_496742979675.jpg Charlie Wojciechowski introduces us to a brand new wine purifier invented here in Chicago. It's a filter made by ullo wine that removes sulfites from wines.]]> <![CDATA[Day Two of Lollapalooza Kicks Off]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:10:05 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013564371_1200x675_496294467796.jpg Day Two of Lollapalooza kicked off with pleasant weather, but area hospitals reported at least 27 people had been admitted to hospitals due to alcohol- and heat-related illnesses. NBC 5's Trina Orlando reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Search for Suburban Woman, 20, Continues at Northwest Indiana Beach]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:04:19 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013564362_1200x675_496291907989.jpg The search for the body of a 20-year-old suburban woman continues after she disappeared underwater at a Northwest Indiana beach Friday evening. NBC 5's Katie Kim reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Day One of Lollapalooza Kicks Off With Paul McCartney]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:09:47 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013562656_1200x675_495996995847.jpg After a successful Day One of Lollapalooza, with headliner Paul McCartney, festival-goers head into Day Two. NBC 5's Emily Florez reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Filmmaker Completes Stunning Four-Month Fitness Transformation]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 11:20:34 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013563439_1200x675_496092739750.jpg Kenneth Yoder, a Chicago documentary-maker, successfully completed a four-month fitness transformation, concluding with his participation in a major bodybuilding competition. NBC 5's Anthony Ponce reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Suburban Woman, 20, Missing After Disappearing Underwater at Indiana Beach]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 10:42:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013563405_1200x675_496081987511.jpg The search for a missing 20-year-old from Carol Stream has turned into a recovery of her body instead of a search for a living person after she was swept underwater at a beach in Northwest Indiana Friday evening. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Suburban Woman Missing After Disappearing in Water of Northwest Indiana Beach]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 08:48:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013562670_1200x675_496000579507.jpg The U.S. Coast Guard continues its search for a 20-year-old woman from Carol Stream who disappeared after going underwater off Porter Beach in Northwest Indiana. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Weekend Web: Verizon Wireless Makes Lollapalooza Tech-Friendly]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:08:23 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013562713_1200x675_496013891667.jpg Art Norman introduces us to a couple of cool things Verizon Wireless is doing this weekend to make Lollapolooza more enjoyable for all patrons.]]> <![CDATA[Adopt-a-Pet: August 1, 2015]]> Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:06:49 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013562710_1200x675_496013891661.jpg .Andy Avalos introduces us to a 4-year-old poodle mix and a 1-year-old cat available for adoption at the Anti-Cruelty Society.]]> <![CDATA[Suburban Family Mourns Dog Killed in Vicious Park Attack]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 23:53:37 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013559210_1200x675_495763011724.jpg A suburban family is mourning the loss of their 9-year-old Yorkshire terrier after the small dog was brutally attacked in a neighborhood park. NBC Chicago’s Trina Orlando reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chicago Department of Aviation Reveals Plan to Reduce Airport Noise]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:15:59 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013556352_1200x675_495519811566.jpg The Chicago Department of Aviation says it plans to make “significant changes” to address noise complaints surrounding O’Hare International Airport. NBC Chicago's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Gun Fight on the Eisenhower Adds to List of Expressway Shootings]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:38:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013556536_1200x675_495544899905.jpg A driver is recovering from three bullet wounds after being shot on the Eisenhower Expressway Friday morning. NBC Chicago’s Emily Florez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Boaters Rescued From Lake Michigan]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:48:50 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013557070_1200x675_495593539819.jpg Two boaters found themselves in the middle of an adventure Friday morning when the captain of the boat fell off while his passenger was left drifting. NBC Chicago’s Katie Kim reports.]]> <![CDATA[Mel Reynolds Accuses Justice Department of Racism]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:57:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013556557_1200x675_495546947888.jpg Mel Reynolds’ legal saga took yet another twist Friday. The former congressman appeared in court again to show the judge he had an approved place to live. But it’s what happened after court that is making headlines now. NBC Chicago’s Phil Rogers reports.]]> <![CDATA[New Blackhawks Practice Facility to Be Built Near City College]]> Sun, 02 Aug 2015 09:08:30 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013539687_1200x675_494564419665.jpg A new practice facility for the Blackhawks is set to be built near Malcolm X College and will be used by both the Hawks and the community. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Too Risque? Cosmopolitan Must Cover-Up Front Page in Some Stores]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:10:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013546644_1200x675_495016003669.jpg 'Cosmopolitan' must cover up in some stores after an organization called the content on its cover "pornographic."]]> <![CDATA[Video Shows Father Trying to Run Down Teens With Car]]> Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:48:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013542197_1200x675_494711875854.jpg An Illinois man faces charges after allegedly trying to run over a group of teenagers with his car.]]> <![CDATA[Ugly Oak Street Beach Confrontation Goes Viral]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:34:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013542189_1200x675_494711363951.jpg An ugly racially charged confrontation captured at a busy Chicago beach has caused a social media outrage. NBC Chicago's Lauren Jiggetts reports.]]> <![CDATA[Residents, Lakefront Property Owners Fight Over Beach Access]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:30:24 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013539161_1200x675_494540867712.jpg A beach controversy has gone to the courts. Who has the right to have access to some Indiana beaches: the public or land owners living on the beach? The fight has divided the town of Long Beach, Indiana. NBC Chicago’s Anthony Ponce reports.]]> <![CDATA[Search Continues for Missing Indiana Woman, Toddler]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:21:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013538826_1200x675_494527555883.jpg Indiana search crews in Lake and Porter Counties hit the streets again Thursday in an attempt to find a missing Gary woman and her 2-year-old nephew. NBC Chicago's Natalie Martinez reports.]]> <![CDATA[Judge Gives Mel Reynolds 1 Day to Find New Housing]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:51:01 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013538925_1200x675_494532675844.jpg Mel Reynolds made an initial appearance Thursday before a federal magistrate where prosecutors pointed out that the address Reynolds gave as his current residence, was within 1,000 feet of a school. And because of a previous sex conviction, that was in violation of where he was allowed to live. NBC Chicago's Phil Rogers has more.]]> <![CDATA[Blackhawks Detail Plans For New Practice Facility]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:36:03 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013538526_1200x675_494505027826.jpg They’ve wanted one for years, and now the Chicago Blackhawks announced they will build a new practice facility near the United Center. NBC Chicago’s Mary Ann Ahern reports.]]> <![CDATA[Puppy Stolen at Knife-Point on CTA Train]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:31:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013538323_1200x675_494502467963.jpg A 5-week-old puppy was stolen at knife-point on a Chicago Transit Authority Orange Line train Tuesday. NBC Chicago's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[KFC Offering Photo Printing Chicken Bucket]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:47:46 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013524681_1200x675_494111811875.jpg In celebration of KFC's 60th anniversary in Canada, the chicken chain is offering a bucket that prints pictures.]]> <![CDATA[Why a Trip to Shedd Aquarium Can be Good for Your Health]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:56:08 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013524692_1200x675_494114371720.jpg New research suggests watching fish can make you feel less stressed.]]> <![CDATA[Researchers: Couples who Post Together, Stay Together]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:47:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013524702_1200x675_494095939896.jpg Researchers claim couples who post pictures with each other or statuses about their relationship stay together longer.]]> <![CDATA[Police Respond to Barricade Situation on South Side]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:42:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013517993_1200x675_493900867560.jpg Dozens of Chicago Police and a Hostage Barricade Team responded to a barricade situation near 47th and Calumet Ave. on the city’s South Side Wednesday evening.]]> <![CDATA[Local Towing Company Accused of Moving Cars to Illegal Spots]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:38:15 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013518059_1200x675_493909571576.jpg What if a tow truck deliberately moved your car from a legal – to an ILLEGAL spot – then towed it away? NBC 5 investigates complaints against a local towing company accused of taking advantage of drivers. Phil Rogers reports.]]> <![CDATA[Audio Reveals Moments Before 2 Killed in Milwaukee Plane Crash]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:24:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013517985_1200x675_493898819661.jpg Two people were killed when a small plane plummeted to the ground and burst into flames outside Milwaukee's Lawrence J. Timmerman Airport Wednesday evening. ]]> <![CDATA[Lollapalooza Brings in Millions for Chicago Economy]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:15:58 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013514490_1200x675_493742147703.jpg In two days Lollapalooza will be in full swing. While street closures may be a hassle for some people, the festival is music to the ears for people who count on the money it brings in. NBC Chicago's Anthony Ponce reports.]]> <![CDATA[Lawmakers Question Safety of Proposed Ticketless Travel]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:06:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013515296_1200x675_493775939811.jpg Imagine a trip to the airport without a boarding pass. On Wednesday the Transportation Security Administration announced ticketless travel could soon become a reality – but lawmakers say the agency needs to address major security challenges the change could draw before that happens. NBC Chicago’s Chris Coffey investigates.]]> <![CDATA[Mel Reynolds Says He Will Plea Not Guilty]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:30:41 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013514369_1200x675_493734467877.jpg Former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds said he will plead not guilty to federal charges he failed to file income tax returns from 2009 to 2012.]]> <![CDATA[GOP Donor Retracts Comment That Kirk Should Leave Race]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:22:35 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013514424_1200x675_493741123534.jpg A top GOP donor in Illinois called on Sen. Mark Kirk to step aside in the Senate race, but he quickly retracted his statement and instead pledged support for the senator's re-election bid. ]]> <![CDATA[Alderman Proposes Tax on Sugary Drinks]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 18:17:38 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013514568_1200x675_493748803998.jpg Ald. George Cardenas proposed a penny-per-ounce tax on sugary drinks to help fix the city's budget and combat obesity, but opponents say another tax is not the answer. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Police Investigate Bizarre Paintball Attacks in Joliet]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:41:44 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013513528_1200x675_493692995640.jpg Two people in Joliet were hit multiple times by a paintball gun on separate occasions, according to the Joliet Police Department, and now investigators are trying to figure out who is behind the shootings. NBC Chicago's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[Researchers Warn Washington D.C. is Sinking]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:19:42 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013503660_1200x675_493248579699.jpg Researchers say Washington D.C. could drop six inches or more.]]> <![CDATA[New Service Eases Chauffeuring Duties for Busy Parents]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:19:56 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013504227_1200x675_493248067584.jpg Would you let a stranger chauffeur your child to and from school or practice? A new start-up wants to help ease the duties of working parents.]]> <![CDATA[What Families Need To Know About Car Seat Expiration Dates]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:13:43 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013498451_1200x675_493109315787.jpg A new mom receives a car seat as a baby gift and learns it expired 2 years ago. Why don’t many caregivers know car seats expire? What the retailer, industry groups and safety experts have to say about it? NBC 5 Investigates. Lisa Parker reports.]]> <![CDATA[Boy, 6, Killed in Indiana Church Bus Crash]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:28:54 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013498363_1200x675_493104707651.jpg A 6-year-old boy was killed and 7 others were injured when a church bus rolled over in Indiana Tuesday. NBC Chicago's Trina Orlando reports.]]> <![CDATA[Baby Rescued After Being Left in Hot Car in Joliet]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 19:25:39 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013495850_1200x675_492997699963.jpg An infant is in “very critical” condition after he was left in a hot car in southwest suburban Joliet for roughly two hours Tuesday. NBC Chicago's Natalie Martinez reports.]]> <![CDATA[New Service Offers Free O'Hare Airport Parking in Exchange For Renting Car]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:59:21 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013495330_1200x675_492980291545.jpg A new service called FlightCar has expanded to O'Hare International Airport, allowing car owners to park at the airport and then rent out their cars while they're traveling to make a little extra money. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]> <![CDATA[New Service Offers Free O'Hare Airport Parking in Exchange For Renting Car]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:57:10 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013496019_1200x675_493008451594.jpg A new service called FlightCar has expanded to O'Hare International Airport, allowing car owners to park their cars and then rent them out while they're gone to make a little extra money. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Gov. Rauner Halts Payment of Video Gambling Profits Until Budget Passed]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:32:32 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013495917_1200x675_493004355954.jpg Gov. Bruce Rauner announced Tuesday that he was halting payment of all profits from video gambling in towns and cities with the machines until a state budget is passed. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports. ]]> <![CDATA[Jail Releases More Footage of Sandra Bland Before Her Death]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:31:57 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013495862_1200x675_493000771849.jpg Texas authorities on Tuesday released several hours of footage showing Sandra Bland during her three days in jail, saying they wanted to dispel rumors that she was dead before arriving there. NBC Chicago's Regina Waldroup reports.]]> <![CDATA[Missing 14-Year-Old St. Charles Girl Found: Police]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:24:02 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013494756_1200x675_492952131684.jpg A missing 14-year-old girl from west suburban St. Charles has been found.]]> <![CDATA[1 Dead in Indiana Church Bus Crash on I-70]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:20:48 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013495108_1200x675_492971075713.jpg At least one person was killed and several were injured when a church bus rolled over in Northwest Indiana Tuesday.]]> <![CDATA[Electricity Bills Could Increase Due to Polar Vortex]]> Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:04:20 -0500 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000013495203_1200x675_492977219541.jpg Electricity bills for Chicago-area residents could see increases as high as $12 per month by 2018 due to new rules prompted by the Polar Vortex two years ago. NBC 5's Christian Farr reports. ]]>