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Friday, May 19, 2017 at 04:51 PM CDT

Children's March Planned for This Weekend in Downtown

Children's March Planned for This Weekend in Downtown

Inspired by the Women’s March and March for Science earlier this year, sixth graders at Catherine Cook School are engaging in social activism by putting on the first ever Children’s March this...

Friday, May 19, 2017 at 11:55 AM CDT

Chicago Ranks as One of Most Expensive Cities to Get Married

Chicago Ranks as One of Most Expensive Cities to Get Married

If you're planning on getting married in Chicago, you'd better prepare to feel some pain in your wallet, as it ranks as of the most expensive cities in America to get hitched. 

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 10:29 PM CDT

Police Search for Good Samaritans After Hit-and-Run Crash in Burr Ridge

Police Search for Good Samaritans After Hit-and-Run Crash  in Burr Ridge

After a fatal hit-and-run crash in Willowbrook, police are searching for a pair of good Samaritans who helped extract survivors from one of the cars. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports. 

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 07:00 PM CDT

Friends of Burr Ridge Hit and Run Victim Speak Out

Friends of Burr Ridge Hit and Run Victim Speak Out

After 26-year old Abin Mathew was tragically killed in a hit-and-run accident on Wednesday night, his friends spoke about a man they described as "soft-spoken and caring." NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 05:45 PM CDT

Rauner Cites Assembly's 'No-Change Mode' As Budget Obstacle

Rauner Cites Assembly's 'No-Change Mode' As Budget Obstacle

From aldermen to workers in social service agencies, frustrations are high as Illinois lawmakers continue to head toward yet another session without getting a new budget deal worked out by May 31. NBC 5’s...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 04:59 PM CDT

Chicago Riverwalk Set to Celebrate Opening This Weekend

Chicago Riverwalk Set to Celebrate Opening This Weekend

After years under construction, the Chicago Riverwalk is finally open, and with the weather taking a turn for the better, Chicagoans are gearing up for the first weekend to enjoy the newest addition to the city....

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 06:26 PM CDT

Alleged Robber Killed by Off-Deputy During Attempted Robbery

Alleged Robber Killed by Off-Deputy During Attempted Robbery

An alleged robber was killed after he was shot by an off-duty Cook County Sheriff's Deputy during an attempted robbery on Chicago's South Side on Wednesday. NBC 5's Chris Hush has an update on the unfolding...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 05:25 PM CDT

Chicago PD Unveils New Use of Force Guidelines

Chicago PD Unveils New Use of Force Guidelines

The Chicago Police Department unveiled new "use of force" policies on Wednesday that the department hopes will transform them into a "model police agency." NBC 5's Ash-Har Quraishi reports.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 05:14 PM CDT

Theater Troupe Inspires Kids to Explore Their Creative Side

Theater Troupe Inspires Kids to Explore Their Creative Side

The Barrel of Monkeys Arts Education Theater Ensemble has helped over 15,000 students at over 60 Chicago schools over 20 years, and the group is at it again as they inspire another generation of Chicago kids to...

Sunday, May 14, 2017 at 11:57 PM CDT

Man Allegedly Tried to Lure Child to Park in South Austin

Man Allegedly Tried to Lure Child to Park in South Austin

An 8-year old was approached by a man in Chicago’s South Austin neighborhood on Sunday. The man allegedly tried to get her to meet him at a nearby park and school, but instead she immediately rode her bike...

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