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Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 06:35 PM CDT

Woman Proposes Marriage to Kris Bryant

Woman Proposes Marriage to Kris Bryant

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

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 06:33 PM CDT

Ford Settles Harassment Lawsuits

Ford Settles Harassment Lawsuits

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. 

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 05:48 PM CDT

Democrats' Day at State Fair Draws Big Names

Democrats' Day at State Fair Draws Big Names

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. 

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 05:45 PM CDT

Young Boy Gets Front Row Seat on Memorable Plane Ride

Young Boy Gets Front Row Seat on Memorable Plane Ride

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. 

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 05:42 PM CDT

Eclipse Glasses in High Demand in Chicago

Eclipse Glasses in High Demand in Chicago

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. 

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 05:16 PM CDT

900 New Jobs Coming to O'Hare Airport

900 New Jobs Coming to O'Hare Airport

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.   

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 05:13 PM CDT

Technology Makes Caring for Pets Easier Than Ever

Technology Makes Caring for Pets Easier Than Ever

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. 

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 05:00 PM CDT

Area Schools Prepare for Upcoming Eclipse

Area Schools Prepare for Upcoming Eclipse

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. 

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 04:56 PM CDT

Air and Water Show to Hit Chicago This Weekend

Air and Water Show to Hit Chicago This Weekend

Chicago is days away from the annual Air and Water Show, and NBC 5's Ash-Har Quraishi has a sneak peek behind the scenes with the crews that help maintain and fly the legendary Blue Angels.   

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 04:54 PM CDT

Lincoln Statue Burned in Englewood

Lincoln Statue Burned in Englewood

Vandals did heavy fire damage to a bust of Abraham Lincoln that's been in Englewood for nearly 100 years. 15th Ward Alderman Ray Lopez says it happened Wednesday night, and is asking anyone with information...

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