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Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 09:39 PM CDT

Authorities Look for Answers After Michigan Deck Collapse

Authorities Look for Answers After Michigan Deck Collapse

Authorities are searching for the cause of a deck collapse in Michigan on Thursday. At least 14 people were injured after the collapse, but none of the injuries are considered to be life-threatening.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 09:37 PM CDT

Budget Standoff Continues as Special Session Looms

Budget Standoff Continues as Special Session Looms

The battle over the Illinois budget is heading to a special session next week, and NBC 5 Political Reporter Mary Ann Ahern has the latest on what is sure to be a contentious battle in Springfield. 

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 09:33 PM CDT

Family of Girl Shot at Playground Speaks Out

Family of Girl Shot at Playground Speaks Out

After two girls were shot at an elementary school playground, we're hearing from one of the girls after they were shot at a school picnic. NBC 5's Trina Orlando is live at the school with more.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 08:47 PM CDT

Cutler's Mansion Most Popular Search on Real Estate Site

Cutler's Mansion Most Popular Search on Real Estate Site

Jay Cutler wasn’t all that popular with Bears fans, but his mansion is. According to Realtor.com, Cutler’s Lake Forest mansion is the most searched for property in the county on the website.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 08:46 PM CDT

McDonald's Ends Relationship With Olympics

McDonald's Ends Relationship With Olympics

McDonald's is ending its long-time relationship with the International Olympic Committee to focus on new endeavors.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 08:45 PM CDT

CPS Students Play Chess at Guaranteed Rate Field Party

CPS Students Play Chess at Guaranteed Rate Field Party

Nearly 300 Chicago Public Schools students gathered at Guaranteed Rate Field on Friday to celebrate their newly learned chess skills, and NBC 5’s Kye Martin has more on what makes the game fun, and...

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 08:43 PM CDT

Chicago Introduces New Divvy Stations for Summer

Chicago Introduces New Divvy Stations for Summer

Divvy Bikes will be available at over 40 new stations and will feature over 400 new bikes this summer as the bikesharing program continues to expand in Chicago.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 05:00 PM CDT

What Does Amazon's Purchase of Whole Foods Mean?

What Does Amazon's Purchase of Whole Foods Mean?

In a move that could shake the grocery store marketplace to its core, Amazon purchased Whole Foods on Friday for nearly $14 billion, but what does it mean? NBC 5’s Charlie Wojciechowski has more on the...

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 04:59 PM CDT

Two Girls Wounded in School Shooting

Two Girls Wounded in School Shooting

Two little girls were shot outside of their school while they were celebrating at a barbecue at Warren Elementary School, and Trina Orlando is on the scene with the latest information.

Friday, Jun 16, 2017 at 12:29 PM CDT

World's First IVF Babies Meet for First Time

World's First IVF Babies Meet for First Time

Their births changed modern medicine, and on Friday they met for the first time as two of the world's first people conceived thanks to In-Vitro Fertilization met face-to-face in Chicago. NBC 5's Emily Florez has...

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