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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....

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 08:04 AM CDT

Storms Leave Trees Down, Damage Across Chicago Area

Storms Leave Trees Down, Damage Across Chicago Area

Storms brought damaging winds, hail and heavy rain to the Chicago area Wednesday night, downing trees and powerlines and leaving damaged homes in their wake. Emily Florez reports. 

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 12:10 AM CDT

Former FBI Director Mueller to Lead Trump-Russia Probe

Former FBI Director Mueller to Lead Trump-Russia Probe

The Justice Department abruptly appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller Wednesday night as a special counsel to lead a federal investigation into allegations that Donald Trump's campaign collaborated...

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...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 02:14 PM CDT

CPD Unveils New Use-of-Force Policy

CPD Unveils New Use-of-Force Policy

Chicago police leadership say using deadly force should be a “last resort” in a conflict, a policy the district aims to emphasize in its new set of guidelines announced Wednesday. Kye Martin...

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 11:08 PM CDT

Chicago-Area High Schools Listed on Website Trading Nude Photos

Chicago-Area High Schools Listed on Website Trading Nude Photos

On a dark corner of the Internet, users on an anonymous website trade thousands of nude photographs of women. Katie Kim investigates.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 06:50 AM CDT

Man Charged With Punching River North Security Guard

Man Charged With Punching River North Security Guard

A man was charged late Tuesday night in the brutal attack on a River North security guard that was caught on camera outside a condo building over the weekend. Lauren Petty reports.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 06:35 AM CDT

Explosions Erupt as South Elgin Blaze Damages Homes, Cars

Explosions Erupt as South Elgin Blaze Damages Homes, Cars

Explosions erupted during an extra-alarm fire in South Elgin that damaged two homes and multiple vehicles early Wednesday morning. Susan Carlson reports live from the scene.

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