<![CDATA[NBC Chicago - News As Seen on WMAQ Channel 5 Chicago]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcchicago.com/on-air/as-seen-onhttp://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/5-Chicago-Blue.pngNBC Chicagohttp://www.nbcchicago.comen-usMon, 25 Jul 2016 17:28:48 -0500Mon, 25 Jul 2016 17:28:48 -0500NBC Owned Television Stations<![CDATA[5 to Know: July 25]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 12:48:56 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018849260_1200x675_731753027925.jpgNBC 5's five stories to know for Monday, July 25.]]><![CDATA[Blue Line Services Resumes Following Canopy Collapse]]>Mon, 25 Jul 2016 08:28:07 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018844312_1200x675_731606595868.jpgCTA Blue Line service resumed Monday morning after a canopy collapsed on the Near West Side station during Sunday's storms. NBC 5's Lauren Petty reports.]]><![CDATA[Possible Lightning Strike Halts Blue Line]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:49:21 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018839806_1200x675_731458627620.jpgBlue Line trains were halted Sunday evening due to a possible lightning strike hitting the tracks. NBC5's Christian Farr reports.]]><![CDATA[Illinois Delegates Head to the Democratic Convention]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:47:50 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018838372_1200x675_731386435546.jpgThe Democratic convention is scheduled to begin in Philadelphia on Monday, and NBC5's Mary Ann Ahern has the latest details. ]]><![CDATA[Swim Ban Issued at Chicago Beaches]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:41:26 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018838369_1200x675_731384387833.jpgA swim ban took effect at all Chicago beaches on Sunday after severe storms pummeled the area Saturday night. NBC5's Regina Waldroup reports.]]><![CDATA[Food, Music, and Fun at the Taste of River North]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:47:34 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018835024_1200x675_731227715827.jpgRuth's Chris Steak House is one of many restaurants with a booth at the Taste of River North this weekend. NBC5's Regina Waldroup gives you a peek at the festival. ]]><![CDATA[Chicago Area Battles Massive Flooding]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 11:51:19 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018835011_1200x675_731230787521.jpgAfter heavy rainfall on Saturday night, the Chicago area is left to clean up the damage and flooding. NBC5's Emily Florez reports.]]><![CDATA[2 Killed in I-57 Crash]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:10:25 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018835274_1200x675_731236931851.jpgAll outbound lanes of I-57 were closed for hours after a crash that left two women dead. ]]><![CDATA[Weekend Web: Walmart Pay]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:50:17 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018834794_1200x675_731213891686.jpgCharlie Wojciechowski has the details of a unique new mobile payment service called Walmart Pay to help pay for purchases]]><![CDATA[Clear the Shelters: Sunday, July 24, 2016]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:23:47 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018834736_1200x675_731213891566.jpgNBC5's Andy Avalos and the Anti-Cruelty Society introduce us to some pets looking for loving homes and a new leash on life.]]><![CDATA[Storms Pummel the Chicago Area]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 12:16:58 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018832525_1200x675_731131971958.jpgStorms moved into the Chicago area on Saturday, causing some serious problems. NBC5's Trina Orlando reports.]]><![CDATA[Thousands of Pets Find Homes During Clear the Shelters]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:58:55 -0500NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago partnered with local animal shelters to host the second annual Clear the Shelters event, helping hundreds of pets in the Chicago area find homes. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.]]><![CDATA[2 Killed in Boat Crash on Lake Michigan]]>Sun, 24 Jul 2016 22:56:35 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018831388_1200x675_731072067609.jpgAn Illinois man and Indiana man were killed and a third person was hospitalized after a boat crash early Saturday on Lake Michigan near East Chicago, Indiana. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports.]]><![CDATA[10 Injured in Rollover Crash off Bishop Ford]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:08:29 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018830526_1200x675_730958915710.jpg10 people were seriously injured in a car crash on Chicago's Far South Side Saturday morning. NBC5's Emily Florez reports.]]><![CDATA[Clear The Shelters: Saturday, July 23, 2016]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:50:56 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018830392_1200x675_730939459873.jpgFind out how to adopt a cat or dog during the nationwide Clear The Shelters event!]]><![CDATA[Weekend Web: Parental Control]]>Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:49:23 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018830377_1200x675_730939971745.jpgArt Norman shows us a device that helps parents control wi-fi both inside and outside of the home.]]><![CDATA[10 Dead, Including Gunman, in Attack on Munich Mall]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:50:57 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018828521_1200x675_730826819622.jpgPolice said an 18-year-old man was the shooter in an attack that left nine others dead before he killed himself at a shopping center in Munich, Germany. NBC 5's Katie Kim has the latest details. ]]><![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Selects Sen. Tim Kaine as Running Mate]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:49:28 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018828512_1200x675_730822211852.jpgPresumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton chose Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential pick Friday. NBC5's Regina Waldroup has the latest on Kaine and why she chose him. ]]><![CDATA[Aldermen, Community Discuss Private Security Proposal]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:45:25 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018828527_1200x675_730828355524.jpgTwo Chicago Aldermen have proposed spending a taxpayer surplus on private security guards in the Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.]]><![CDATA[Community Performs Act of Kindness for Chicago Police Officers]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:11:10 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018825725_1200x675_730680387886.jpgOne Chicago neighborhood showed their appreciation for the community's police officers in a touching way that they say will now become an annual tradition. Anthony Ponce reports.]]><![CDATA[Conor Dwyer Heads to Rio Olympics]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 21:31:24 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018826173_1200x675_730721859680.jpgChicago-area native Conor Dwyer is headed to the 2016 Olympics in Rio, and his family couldn't be more excited. NBC 5's Siafa Lewis reports.]]><![CDATA[From Cleveland to Philadelphia: Focus Shifts to DNC]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:04:04 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/TLMD-Hillary-Clinton-EFE-636045807412549011.jpgThe Democratic National Convention begins Monday. Mary Ann Ahern reports live from Philadelphia.

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<![CDATA[Clear the Shelters: What You Should Know Before Adopting Your Next Pet]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:01:04 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018825673_1200x675_730678851767.jpgSaturday is the big day, when hundreds of animals will find forever homes across the country as part of the Clear the Shelters event. But before you take home a pet, LeeAnn Trotter reports some important information about animal adoption.]]><![CDATA[9 Dead in Munich, Police Hunt for Shooters]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:57:08 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018825645_1200x675_730678851772.jpgA shooting at a shopping center in Munich, Germany, on Friday left nine dead and prompted a manhunt for three gunmen, police said. Phil Rogers reports.]]><![CDATA[TSA Offers Advice for Travelers]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:55:57 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018825659_1200x675_730679875670.jpgIf you want to reduce the hassle at the airport, the TSA has a few suggestions. Charlie Wojciechowski reports from O'Hare International Airport. ]]><![CDATA[Frustrations Continue for Travelers at Chicago Airports]]>Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:28:59 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018816946_1200x675_730261059929.jpgChicago travelers battled another day of long lines at Midway Airport. NBC 5's Michelle Relerford reports.]]><![CDATA[Pilot Killed After Plane Crashes in Plainfield]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:52:48 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018811289_1200x675_730075203833.jpgA pilot was killed when a small plane crashed in a southwest Chicago suburb Thursday morning, burning a home in the residential area, according to authorities.]]><![CDATA[Protests Remain Active on RNC's Final Night]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:47:55 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018811285_1200x675_730071619824.jpgProtests continued outside the Republican National Convention on the final night in Cleveland. NBC5's Mary Ann Ahern reports.]]><![CDATA[Trump Delivers 'Law and Order' RNC Speech]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:45:28 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018811263_1200x675_730074691533.jpgDonald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president on Thursday, delivering a speech focused on law and order. Carol Marin reports from Cleveland.]]><![CDATA[Suburban Boy Returns Home After Receiving Heart Transplant]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:42:08 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018811328_1200x675_730078787596.jpgAfter eight months, a young boy received a warm welcome back to his suburban home Thursday after undergoing a long-awaited heart transplant. NBC5's Natalie Martinez reports.]]><![CDATA[Chicago Police Officer Wounded in Shooting]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:15:20 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018811242_1200x675_730069059797.jpgA Chicago Police officer was shot just blocks from Soldier Field Thursday evening, officials confirmed. NBC5's Lauren Jiggetts reports.]]><![CDATA[Suburban Girl Delivers Gift Bags to Police Officers]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:22:10 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018809212_1200x675_729937475633.jpgA suburban girl showed her appreciation for her local police officers with a sweet, heartwarming gesture. NBC5's Christian Farr reports.]]><![CDATA[Day 4 of GOP Convention: More Protests]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:42:18 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/rnc-protests-flagburning.pngProtests continued once again for the fourth day of the GOP convention in Cleveland. Mary Ann Ahern reports.

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<![CDATA[Trump's Moment: Nominee to Make His Case, Close Convention]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:29:14 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-578134196-%281%29.jpgIt's Donald Trump's moment to make his case to the country — and to the many rattled doubters in his own party. Carol Marin reports.

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<![CDATA[Chicagoans, Pets Cope With Heat]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:28:25 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018809155_1200x675_729926723754.jpgChicagoans and their pets were coping with dangerous temperatures as a heat wave moved into the area Thursday. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.]]><![CDATA[Plane Crashes Into Suburban Plainfield Home]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:39:19 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018803665_1200x675_729647683727.jpgNBC 5's Phil Rogers reports on a small plane that came crashing down into a home in southwest suburban Plainfield. ]]><![CDATA[OEMC's Tips for Excessive Heat]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:36:51 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018802163_1200x675_729512003938.jpgRich Guidice, managing deputy director of operations for the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications, discusses the best ways to prepare for the high temperatures.]]><![CDATA[Chicagoans Try to Beat the Heat]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 08:48:14 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018797350_1200x675_729443395568.jpgAlong the lakefront many Chicagoans had the right idea Thursday morning to get outdoor activities out of the way before the dangerously high temperatures settle in.]]><![CDATA[5 to Know: July 21]]>Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:05:42 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018796117_1200x675_729393731678.jpgHere are five stories to know as you head out the door Thursday, July 21. ]]><![CDATA[Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Takes Center Stage at RNC]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:31:52 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018790564_1200x675_729156675850.jpgIndiana Governor Mike Pence took the stage at the RNC to accept the Republican nomination for Vice President on Wednesday. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports from Cleveland. ]]><![CDATA[Cruz Booed, Pence Introduced at Republican Convention]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:08:47 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018790563_1200x675_729155139973.jpgWednesday night at the Republican National Convention saw four former presidential candidates deliver speeches before Indiana Governor Mike Pence accepted the party's nomination for Vice President. NBC 5's Political Editor Carol Marin reports from Cleveland. ]]><![CDATA[Chicago Prepares for Excessive Heat Warning]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:04:53 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018790555_1200x675_729152067665.jpgA heat wave is expected to stretch across many cities in the central U.S., bringing the hottest weather of the year so far and triple-digit temperatures to Chicago. Lauren Jiggetts reports.]]><![CDATA[Clear the Shelters: Matching People and Pets]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 18:42:50 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/208*120/orphans+of+the+storm.pngNBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter visits a shelter participating in NBC 5's Clear the Shelters this weekend. The group looks to match people and their new pets. ]]><![CDATA[Chicago Residents Install Blue Lights in Show of Support for Police]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 18:39:34 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018788748_1200x675_728978499946.jpgIn a show of support for police in Chicago's Garfield Ridge neighborhood, blue ribbons line the streets and porch lights are lit up for cops. Meanwhile, in downtown, Black Lives Matter also held a rally. Michelle Relerford reports.]]><![CDATA[Several Arrested at Flag-Burning Protest at RNC Convention]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 18:36:54 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-578065990-rnc.jpgA notorious flag-burner, who set an American flag on fire outside the Dallas Republican National Convention in 1984, was among several demonstrators arrested Wednesday in the most turbulent protest since the four-day event in Cleveland began. Mary Ann Ahern reports.

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<![CDATA[Mike Pence to Take the Stage at GOP Convention]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 18:36:15 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/TrumpPence-AP_16198598746337.jpgIndiana Gov. Mike Pence will vouch for Donald Trump's conservative values Wednesday night as he makes his national convention debut as Trump's running mate. Mary Ann Ahern reports.

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<![CDATA[Melania Trump's Speechwriter Admits Mistake]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 18:29:12 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/melania+speech1.jpgA speechwriter for Donald Trump's company said Wednesday she made a mistake and apologized for using passages from a 2008 Michelle Obama speech in the Republican party convention speech delivered by Melania Trump. Carol Marin reports.

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<![CDATA[Southwest Air Briefly Grounded by Computer Issues]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 18:13:50 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018787509_1200x675_728898627953.jpgComputer issues grounded Southwest Airlines flights nationwide for about an hour on Wednesday, the FAA said. NBC 5's Trina Orlando reports.]]><![CDATA[New Plans for Old Chicago Post Office]]>Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:49:45 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018782234_1200x675_728536643578.jpgThe old Chicago Post Office will finally see new life after decades of being vacant. NBC 5's Susan Carlson reports.]]><![CDATA[Trump Named GOP Nominee, Completing Stunning Climb]]>Tue, 19 Jul 2016 22:45:54 -0500http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/WMAQ_000000018774568_1200x675_728310851503.jpgCementing an extraordinary political takeover, Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday night as their presidential standard-bearer. Carol Marin reports.]]>