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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 »

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 6:32 PM
Wrestling Champ Inspires Young Girls

Wrestling Champ Inspires Young Girls

A local wrestling champion is making a difference for young girls both on and off the wrestling mat. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has her inspiring story.  Watch »

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 4:34 PM
Life Experience Empowers Youth On Stage

Life Experience Empowers Youth On Stage

An original opera about Chicago's South Side with a story line inspired by students who live there is coming o fruition. It's called "Empower Youth" and it will be on the stage of Lyric Opera,... Watch »

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 7:01 PM
New Dance Performances Take Place in Chicago

New Dance Performances Take Place in Chicago

Chicago has always been a melting pot of various cultural opportunities. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci takes a look at a new dance program called "See Chicago Dance," aimed at educating people about... Watch »

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