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Chicago Bank is Illinois' Only African-American Owned Bank

Chicago Bank is Illinois' Only African-American Owned Bank

A bank on Chicago's South Side gets a special honor for Black History Month. It remains the only African-American owned bank in the state of Illinois. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports. 

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Chicago's Unseasonably Warm February Continues

Chicago's Unseasonably Warm February Continues

Chicagoans continue to enjoy unseasonably warm temperatures in the middle of February. Ash-har Quraishi reports.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 12:19 PM CST

Police Release Audio of Suspect in Indiana Girls' Deaths

Police Release Audio of Suspect in Indiana Girls' Deaths

One of two teenage girls killed last week in northern Indiana recorded a suspect's voice, authorities said Wednesday.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 10:58 AM CST

Ceremonial Fires Set at Dakota Pipeline Protest Site

Ceremonial Fires Set at Dakota Pipeline Protest Site

Protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline spent the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, preparing to leave their camp before an afternoon deadline to clear out. They prayed and set fire to a handful of wooden structures as part of a departure ceremony. A massive cleanup effort has been underway for weeks, first by protesters. Now the Army Corps of Engineers is moving in to remove debris left from several months of occupancy, citing the fear of upcoming floods.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 08:47 AM CST

Woman Witnesses Altercation With Officer, Shoots Man

Woman Witnesses Altercation With Officer, Shoots Man

A man involved in a confrontation with an Indiana conservation officer has died after being shot by a witness. Indiana State Police said the incident happened around 12:30 p.m. Monday about 10 miles west of Rising Sun. According to the Ohio County Sheriff's Office, the officer was responding to reports of a suspicious person in the area. Authorities said the off-duty conservation officer responded to the dispatcher's reports, and made contact with the man, identified as Justin Holland, 32. Officials said Holland resisted arrest, and a fight broke out between the pair. "At some point, that officer began to lose that altercation with that person," said Sgt. Stephen Wheeles with Indiana State Police. "It was at that time that a female who was nearby saw what was taking place and decided that she needed to take action and come to the assistance of that officer." Officials said the woman was at a nearby residence, and went to assist the officer. She fired one shot, striking Holland in the torso. A man involved in a confrontation with an Indiana conservation officer has died after being shot by a witness. Indiana State Police said the incident happened shortly after noon on Feb. 20.  The officer was responding to reports of a suspicious person in the area, according to the Ohio County Sheriff's Office. Authorities said the off-duty conservation officer responded to the dispatcher's reports, and made contact with the man, identified as Justin Holland, 32. Officials said Holland resisted arrest, and a fight broke out between the pair.  "At some point, that officer began to lose that altercation with that person," said Sgt. Stephen Wheeles with Indiana State Police. "It was at that time that a female who was nearby saw what was taking place and decided that she needed to take action and come to the assistance of that officer." Officials said the woman was at a nearby residence, and went to assist the officer. She fired one shot, striking Holland in the torso.

Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017 at 08:51 AM CST

CPS Responds to Trump’s New Immigration Policies

CPS Responds to Trump’s New Immigration Policies

The same day that the Trump administration announced new immigration enforcement policies, Chicago Public Schools sent a letter to families saying it had a plan in place. NBC 5’s Lauren Petty reports.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 06:32 PM CST

Some Schools Make Changes to Technology Policy

Some Schools Make Changes to Technology Policy

School districts across Chicagoland are balancing the educational benefits of the Internet, while also protecting children from accessing graphic material. Schools, however, can make some changes. Katie Kim reports.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 06:24 PM CST

Young Hospital Patients Get Special Trip to Cubs' Spring Training

Young Hospital Patients Get Special Trip to Cubs' Spring Training

It was the trip of a lifetime for some very special Cubs fans as Advocate Children's Hospital invited nine patients and their families to attend the Cubs' spring training camp. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has more on their unfortgettable journey.

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 07:24 PM CST

Judge Helps Young People Learn Power of the Spoken Word

Judge Helps Young People Learn Power of the Spoken Word

A Chicago judge's primary job is in the courtroom, but he also helps young people learn the power of the spoken word. Regina Waldroup reports. 

Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017 at 06:10 PM CST

Chicago to Expand Decision Support Centers for Police

Chicago to Expand Decision Support Centers for Police

Chicago police plan to expand their Decision Support Centers after seeing brief success in some of the city's most violent areas. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

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