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Monday, Sep 17, 2018 at 10:50 PM
Construction Company Helps Local Church

Construction Company Helps Local Church

A West Side construction company is helping a church that’s stood for decades in the community. NBC 5’s Sabrina Santucci has more on how the builders are pooling their talent. Watch »

Friday, Sep 14, 2018 at 6:44 PM
'Kevin's Kreations' Aim to Help Others

'Kevin's Kreations' Aim to Help Others

A south suburban second grader proves that you're never too young to help others, and he's using his artistic talents to do just that! NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has his story.  Watch »

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 at 8:20 PM
City Colleges Makes Sure Students, Families Don't Go Hungry

City Colleges Makes Sure Students, Families Don't Go Hungry

City Colleges of Chicago takes on a new assignment: making sure its students and their families don't go hungry. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the story. Watch »

Friday, Sep 7, 2018 at 6:13 PM
Man Reunites With Doctor 25 Years After Liver Transplant

Man Reunites With Doctor 25 Years After Liver Transplant

A local man is celebrating the liver transplant he recieved 25 years ago. He was one of the first in the area to get one. Today he was reunited with his DOCTOR hoping his story brings some awareness to... Watch »

Friday, Aug 31, 2018 at 6:42 PM
IBM Helps Boost Local Non-Profits

IBM Helps Boost Local Non-Profits

Four non-profits here in Chicago got a big production boost and free workers for a month, as IBM is aiming to make a difference in the work these groups are doing. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the story.  Watch »

Friday, Aug 24, 2018 at 6:57 PM
'Teacher Circle Swap' Gives Educators a Leg Up

'Teacher Circle Swap' Gives Educators a Leg Up

A pop-up exchange for teachers provided much-needed resources, and one first-year teacher is beyond grateful for the leg up. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the story.  Watch »

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 10:14 PM

Cancer Survivor Climbs Mountains, Flies the W at the Top

When Alex Pancoe successfully beat brain cancer nine years ago, he marked his victory in a death-defying and incredibly Chicago way. Read »

Monday, Aug 13, 2018 at 7:43 PM
Kids Battling Cancer Attend Summer Camp

Kids Battling Cancer Attend Summer Camp

The Palmer House Hotel rolls out the "gold" carpet for a group of special kids. Each child is living with cancer, but they're getting to experience summer camp just like any other kid. Watch »

Sunday, Aug 12, 2018 at 8:38 PM
5th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Set in August

5th Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Set in August

NBC 5's Alex Maragos speaks to Darlene Brooks, a walk coordinator, about the annual Chicago event scheduled to take place on August 18. Watch »

Friday, Aug 10, 2018 at 5:28 PM

Chicago Students Win Trip to Disney, But Need Help to Get There

Chicago students who worked hard to keep up their grades won a trip to Disney World from the Salvation Army – there’s just one problem. Read »

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