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Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 08:24 PM CDT

Seven People Shot Outside of Music Venue on South Side

Seven People Shot Outside of Music Venue on South Side

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

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 06:02 PM CDT

Clear the Shelters Gives Animals New Homes in Chicago

Clear the Shelters Gives Animals New Homes in Chicago

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.

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 06:00 PM CDT

Northwestern Professor, Oxford Employee Extradited to Chicago

Northwestern Professor, Oxford Employee Extradited to Chicago

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

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 05:59 PM CDT

Serial Bank Robber Strikes Again

Serial Bank Robber Strikes Again

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

Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 at 05:58 PM CDT

Air and Water Show Dominates Chicago Skies

Air and Water Show Dominates Chicago Skies

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.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 06:41 PM CDT

Clear the Shelters Set for This Weekend

Clear the Shelters Set for This Weekend

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...

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 06:38 PM CDT

Asian Carp Draw Closer to Lake Michigan

Asian Carp Draw Closer to Lake Michigan

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

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 06:38 PM CDT

Illinois Residents Seek Funds for Flood Relief

Illinois Residents Seek Funds for Flood Relief

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.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 06:37 PM CDT

Monument Removal Ideas Cause Controversy in Chicago

Monument Removal Ideas Cause Controversy in Chicago

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.

Friday, Aug 18, 2017 at 06:36 PM CDT

Pastor Receives Death Threats After Suggesting Monuments Be Removed

Pastor Receives Death Threats After Suggesting Monuments Be Removed

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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