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Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 6:24 PM
Salvation Army to Hold Luncheon to Honor Volunteers

Salvation Army to Hold Luncheon to Honor Volunteers

The Salvation Army is primarily known for their red kettles at Christmastime, but they have volunteers working hard in the community every day, and some of those volunteers are being honored at an upcoming... Watch »

Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 4:02 PM
Popular Gospel Concert Series Coming to Chicago

Popular Gospel Concert Series Coming to Chicago

Vincent Hale of the Black McDonald's Operators of Chicagoland chats with Katie Kim and Susan Carlson about an upcoming gospel tour that is making a stop in Chicago on May 17. Watch »

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7:54 PM
'Share Our Spare' Aims to Help Parents in Need

'Share Our Spare' Aims to Help Parents in Need

"Share Our Spare" is an organization dedicated to helping families with the stressful and challenging endeavor of raising children. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the story.  Watch »

Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 7:50 PM
RUSH University Looks to Revolutionize Autism Care

RUSH University Looks to Revolutionize Autism Care

RUSH University Medical Center is taking an innovative approach to treating people with autism, as they look to ensure an easier transition into the "real world." NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has... Watch »

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 7:14 PM
'Chicago Hopes' Helps Kids With Literacy, Reading Tutoring

'Chicago Hopes' Helps Kids With Literacy, Reading Tutoring

A new afterschool program called "Chicago Hopes" aims to break the cycle of homelessness through ready and literacy skills training. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci reports. Watch »

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 6:42 PM
Special Olympics Celebrates 50 Years With Annual Chicago Participant

Special Olympics Celebrates 50 Years With Annual Chicago Participant

Special Olympics is celebrating 50 years and a local athlete has been part of the competition since day one. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the details. Watch »

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 6:27 PM
Chicago Hospital Celebrates National Superhero Day

Chicago Hospital Celebrates National Superhero Day

Kids spending time in one suburban hospital get a big surprise from superheroes. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has the details. Watch »

Monday, Apr 30, 2018 at 6:12 PM
'Bridge to Success' Styles in Self Confidence

'Bridge to Success' Styles in Self Confidence

It's called "Bridge to Success" and it's helping people put their best foot forward in the job market. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the details. Watch »

Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 at 11:13 AM
Chicago's Annual 5K 'Run to Remember' Returns in May

Chicago's Annual 5K 'Run to Remember' Returns in May

The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation is hosting its 14th annual run to help make a difference in honoring a fallen officer or an officer who was catastrophically injured in the line of duty. Watch »

Thursday, Apr 26, 2018 at 11:14 PM
Father Daughter Duo Doesn't Let MS Diagnosis Stop Them

Father Daughter Duo Doesn't Let MS Diagnosis Stop Them

This is the story of a father and daughter duo determined to live life to it's fullest. When the dad was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, they made a vow not to let the disease ruin the important moments... Watch »

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