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Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 5:51 PM
Child Uses Lemonade Stand to Help Kids Battling Cancer

Child Uses Lemonade Stand to Help Kids Battling Cancer

A suburban girl is only eight years old, but she's on a remarkable mission to help kids battling cancer. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has more.  Watch »

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 5:44 PM
Classmates Pitch in to 3D Print New Hand for Fellow Student

Classmates Pitch in to 3D Print New Hand for Fellow Student

A group of suburban middle school students used a "3D Printer" to make a prosthetic hand for one of their classmates. NBC 5's Rob Stafford has more.  Watch »

Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 12:51 PM
'Dash for Detection' Aims to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

'Dash for Detection' Aims to Fight Pancreatic Cancer

The upcoming "Dash for Detection" is aiming to raise awareness, and help promote early detection, of pancreatic cancer. NBC 5's Kye Martin sat down with Stacia Hart to discuss the event. Watch »

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6:42 PM
Remarkable Employee at Nearly 25 Straight Years of Perfect Attendance

Remarkable Employee at Nearly 25 Straight Years of Perfect Attendance

One man living with a disability is giving an incredible lesson in dedication, as he's gone nearly 25 years without calling off of a single day of work at an area restaurant. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has... Watch »

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 8:04 PM
Chicago Dance Program Helps Kids Apply to College

Chicago Dance Program Helps Kids Apply to College

A new after school folklore dance program in Back of The Yards hopes to keep kids off the streets and get them through the college application process. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the story. Watch »

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 12:38 PM
Church Gives Back for Memorial Day

Church Gives Back for Memorial Day

A church group offered up a free barbecue to Chicagoans this Memorial Day. Anayeli Ruiz reports.  Watch »

Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 1:47 PM
Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund Helps Chicago Students

Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund Helps Chicago Students

NBC 5's Kye Martin speaks with Daniel Murphy's Scholarship Fund Executive Director Jose Rodriguez about a life-changing program that has helped provide scholarship support for economically-challenged students in... Watch »

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:38 AM
'Operation Help a Hero' to Help Chicago Homeless Vets

'Operation Help a Hero' to Help Chicago Homeless Vets

NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter speaks with 19th Ward Alderman Matthew O'Shea about a citywide program he is leading to help homeless veterans. Watch »

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 6:40 PM
A/C Technician Comes to the Rescue for Suburban Woman

A/C Technician Comes to the Rescue for Suburban Woman

It's that time of year when air conditioning specialists are on speed dial, but one technician went above and beyond to help. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has more.  Watch »

Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 10:28 PM

Mr. V's Opus: A Storied Music Teacher Says Goodbye

A big honor in Northbrook Thursday night was held for a very special teacher who’s impacted generations with the power of music. Read »

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