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Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 1:48 PM
AARTS Center at Rush Provides Autism Awareness

AARTS Center at Rush Provides Autism Awareness

NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter speaks with Clinical Psychologist Dr. Cynthia Pierre on autism awareness at the AARTS Center. Watch »

Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 1:34 PM
Gospel Run Aims to Inspire, Raise Awareness on Health Disparities

Gospel Run Aims to Inspire, Raise Awareness on Health Disparities

  The upcoming Gospel Run is scheduled to take place on June 2 and Founder Nyasha Nyamapfene speaks on the importance of encouraging the community to come out and be healthy.   Watch »

Friday, May 18, 2018 at 6:20 PM
Doctor Helps Bring Healing to Ailing Country

Doctor Helps Bring Healing to Ailing Country

An area doctor is making a difference for those in need as she works to help her ailing patients, and then she uses her skills to help others in an ailing country when she's off the clock. Watch »

Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 6:56 PM
Principal Saves Man From Burning Trailer

Principal Saves Man From Burning Trailer

A local school principal helped pull a victim of a fiery incident out of harms way. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has his incredible story.  Watch »

Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 12:27 PM
'Prayer On The 9' Demonstration Against Violence

'Prayer On The 9' Demonstration Against Violence

A 19-year-old hoping to make a difference in the battle against gun violence says he's calling on other young people to join him for the 'Prayer On The 9' March this weekend. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has... Watch »

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Ballet Instructor Teaches Underserved Communities in Chicago

Ballet Instructor Teaches Underserved Communities in Chicago

A world famous ballet instructor wants to make ballet accessible to all, including underserved communities in Chicago. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci reports. Watch »

Monday, May 14, 2018 at 7:33 PM
High School Athletes Take Part in CPR Training Program

High School Athletes Take Part in CPR Training Program

Some high school athletes are taking part in training that could one day save a life. The program at Morgan Park High School was pioneered by a man who suffered a heart attack on the basketball court. Watch »

Sunday, May 13, 2018 at 2:38 PM
Chicago Gateway Green is Helping to Keep the City Clean

Chicago Gateway Green is Helping to Keep the City Clean

Chicago Gateway Green is making a difference by keeping the city clean.NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter speaks to Chairman Grant DePorter about maintenance on the expressways and other gateways to the city.   Watch »

Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7:59 PM
'Race for the Cure' Coming Up on Mother's Day

'Race for the Cure' Coming Up on Mother's Day

The Mother’s Day “Race for the Cure” will take place Sunday, and NBC 5’s LeeAnn Trotter (who will be emceeing the event!) spoke to Mika Stambaugh from the Susan G. Watch »

Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 8:13 PM
CPS Students Celebrate Fresh Attitude Week

CPS Students Celebrate Fresh Attitude Week

Food demos are taking place in CPS cafeterias in an effort to get youngsters to eat healthier. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has more. Watch »

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