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Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018 at 9:51 PM
White Sox Suit Up to Bring Smiles to Kid Hospital Patients in Chicago

White Sox Suit Up to Bring Smiles to Kid Hospital Patients in Chicago

White Sox players make a trip to La Rabida Children's Hospital to spend a day with kids. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the details. Watch »

Sunday, Jun 10, 2018 at 6:16 PM
Local Group Aims to Send More Students to College

Local Group Aims to Send More Students to College

CPS CEO Dr. Janice Jackson talks to NBC 5's Kye Martin about a local group that is working to send more students to college.  Watch »

Saturday, Jun 9, 2018 at 1:57 PM
The 47th Annual Rainbow PUSH International Convention Returns

The 47th Annual Rainbow PUSH International Convention Returns

Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr. talks to NBC 5 about the upcoming Rainbow Push International Convention that is scheduled to take place June 13-16 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. Watch »

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 6:47 PM
Veterans Receive Hot Meals, Medical Care

Veterans Receive Hot Meals, Medical Care

Hundreds of veterans received a hot meal and health services on Friday, and many community groups collaborated to make it happen. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the details.  Watch »

Friday, Jun 8, 2018 at 10:22 AM
Teachers Volunteer at Summer Drama Musical Camp

Teachers Volunteer at Summer Drama Musical Camp

Teachers at a local high school are volunteering their time to give kids incredible experiences as part of a theater camp. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the inspiring story. Watch »

Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018 at 10:14 PM
'Strides for Peace' Hosts Race Against Gun Violence

'Strides for Peace' Hosts Race Against Gun Violence

'Strides for Peace' Race Against Gun Violence is about people joining forces, sharing resources and making a difference in the lives of people impacted by gun violence. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has the details. Watch »

Tuesday, Jun 5, 2018 at 10:28 PM
Park Revitalized on Chicago's South Side

Park Revitalized on Chicago's South Side

A group of volunteers from a number of different organizations came together to clean Harding Park. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the details. Watch »

Monday, Jun 4, 2018 at 10:18 PM
Pilsen Fitness Studio Encourages People to Live a Healthier Lifestyle

Pilsen Fitness Studio Encourages People to Live a Healthier Lifestyle

It's 'Sweat Working Week" in Chicago and a fitness studio is trying to help people in Pilsen live a healthier lifestyle. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the details. Watch »

Saturday, Jun 9, 2018 at 1:05 PM
CPD, Mariano's Team Up to Feed the Hungry

CPD, Mariano's Team Up to Feed the Hungry

The Chicago Police Department paired up with local grocer Mariano’s to feed the hungry in their annual ‘Stuff the Squad’ event. Watch »

Sunday, Jun 3, 2018 at 11:44 AM
Chicago Food Depository Impacts Neighbors in Need

Chicago Food Depository Impacts Neighbors in Need

NBC 5's Kye Martin speaks to CEO and Executive Director of the Greater Chicago Food Depository Kate Maehr on fighting 'hunger one meal at a time,' distributing food where it is needed most throughout Cook... Watch »

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