The top headlines you need to know as you start your day on Oct. 16, 2017.
After a car crashed into a retention pond in Aurora, a six-year-old boy is in critical condition. NBC 5's Lisa Chavarria has the latest on his condition, and what happened during the crash.
The Chicago Riverwalk remains closed after historic rains fell on the city Saturday. NBC 5's Chris Hush has all the latest details as the water begins to recede.
There's a group out there trying to help kids develop an important skill - learning how to read. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has details on 'WITS.'
The woman killed by a stray bullet on Chicago’s North Side Friday evening was a longtime teacher whose death has stunned and devastated her community.
A group of firefighters and paramedics were greeted with applause and cheers Saturday night as they returned home to Chicago after assisting in hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico.
Two people were wounded in a shooting on the Dan Ryan Expressway late Saturday on Chicago's South Side.
A 6-year-old boy was hospitalized in critical condition after a car plunged into a retention pond in west suburban Aurora early Sunday, according to police. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports.
At least 15 massive wildfires have scorched thousands of acres and killed at least 35 people in California. One west suburban family knows firsthand what it was like to live through one of those fires. They were...
Storms continued to pummel the entire Chicago area Saturday, bringing heavy rainfall and flooding. NBC 5's Chris Hush reports.