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Shooting Investigation Closes I-57

Shooting Investigation Closes I-57

The southbound lanes of I-57 were shut down near 127th Street Wednesday as police investigated a shooting. NBC 5's Lauren Jiggetts reports.

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CPS Will Take 'Fierce Stand' to Protect Immigrant Students

CPS Will Take 'Fierce Stand' to Protect Immigrant Students

Chicago Public Schools reminded principals in an email Tuesday to not allow immigration agents in school facilities without a verified, criminal warrant.

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Wednesday Forecast

Wednesday Forecast

NBC 5 meteorologist Brant Miller has your latest forecast update.

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Ebola Virus Scare Turned Out to Be False Alarm

Ebola Virus Scare Turned Out to Be False Alarm

NBC 5 Investigates has confirmed that Chicago officials were put on high alert this week after suspicions that a former University of Chicago research associate might have died from the ebola virus. NBC 5's Phil Rogers reports.

53 minutes ago

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

The Trump administration has lifted federal guidelines that said transgender students should be allowed to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity.

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Republican US Senator Open to Subpoena of Trump's Taxes

Republican US Senator Open to Subpoena of Trump's Taxes

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said on Wednesday she's open to using a subpoena to investigate President Donald Trump's tax returns for potential connections to Russia. Collins, a Republican who has served as a

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'Fixer Upper' Stars Reveal Where They'd Live If Not in Texas

'Fixer Upper' Stars Reveal Where They'd Live If Not in Texas

Chip and Joanna Gaines have long said they planned on staying in their beloved Waco, Texas home for a number of years, but if the couple were to move, they already have some cities in mind.

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Chicagoans Enjoy Unseasonable Warmth

Chicagoans Enjoy Unseasonable Warmth

As Chicago saw more unseasonable warmth Wednesday, area residents took time to enjoy the sunshine. NBC 5 meteorologist Byron Miranda reports. 

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Group Helps Ill Need Travel to Chicago for Treatment

Group Helps Ill Need Travel to Chicago for Treatment

A teen from Portland, Maine is in Chicago to get treatment. The road was difficult and expensive. But an organization called Miracle Flight made the most recent leg of his journey a little easier. Alex Maragos reports.

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Exclusive: Dems Launch Twitter Ads Targeting Rep. Roskam

Exclusive: Dems Launch Twitter Ads Targeting Rep. Roskam

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee launched Twitter ads Wednesday targeting Rep. Peter Roskam, a suburban Republican who backs the GOP’s plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act.

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Police Investigate Shooting on I-57 in Chicago

Police Investigate Shooting on I-57 in Chicago

The southbound lanes of I-57 were shut down near 127th Street as Illinois State Police investigated a “possible shooting,” Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

How to Find Out if You Can Claim Money From the State

How to Find Out if You Can Claim Money From the State

You or members of your family may well have money that’s just waiting for you to claim it from the offices of the Illinois State Treasurer.

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

The Trump administration on Wednesday lifted transgender student bathroom protections, citing legal confusion.

CPS Will Take 'Fierce Stand' to Protect Immigrant Students

CPS Will Take 'Fierce Stand' to Protect Immigrant Students

Chicago Public Schools reminded principals in an email Tuesday to not allow immigration agents in school facilities without a verified, criminal warrant.