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Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 08:26 PM CDT

LGBTQ Tour Group Cancels Ethiopia Trip After Death Threats

LGBTQ Tour Group Cancels Ethiopia Trip After Death Threats

Death threats force a Chicago-based gay tour group to cancel an upcoming trip to Ethiopia.

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 07:43 PM CDT

Veteran Reunites With Dog Best Friend At Midway After 2 Years

Veteran Reunites With Dog Best Friend At Midway After 2 Years

Midway Airport served as the backdrop for a heart-warming reunion Tuesday between a Marine and his military dog. The pair hadn't seen each other for two years. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the details.

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 07:34 PM CDT

Star Wars Superfan Receives Surprise After Successful Heart Surgery

Star Wars Superfan Receives Surprise After Successful Heart Surgery

A 7-year-old Star Wars superfan was given a surprise after traveling to Chicago from Costa Rica for life-saving heart surgery to celebrate his the successful procedure. NBC 5's Lauren Petty has the story.

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 06:39 PM CDT

Chicago Top Pastry Chef Creates Sweet Tribute to Pride Month

Chicago Top Pastry Chef Creates Sweet Tribute to Pride Month

Every month “Pretty Cool Ice Cream” creates a different charity pop for customers and this month, they’re celebrating Pride. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the story.

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 06:06 PM CDT

Campaign for 7th Annual 'USO BBQ For The Troops' Kicks Off

Campaign for 7th Annual 'USO BBQ For The Troops' Kicks Off

For seven years, the USO ‘Barbecue for the Troops’ has raised money for 326,000 Illinois service members and the campaign for the big event set for July 13 kicked off Tuesday at the United Center....

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 05:36 PM CDT

Field Museum Showcases New 'Fantastic Bug Encounters' Exhibit

Field Museum Showcases New 'Fantastic Bug Encounters' Exhibit

 This new exhibit hopes to give visitors a better appreciation of the creepy crawlers—and it's not just model insects, there are live ones as well. NBC 5's Patrick Fazio has a preview of what it looks...

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 08:09 PM CDT

Teen Wounded in South Chicago Shooting

Teen Wounded in South Chicago Shooting

A 15-year-old girl was shot Tuesday in South Chicago.

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 05:03 PM CDT

Exotic Cat Fatally Shot After Child Attacked in Bloomington

Exotic Cat Fatally Shot After Child Attacked in Bloomington

An exotic cat was fatally shot after it attacked a 6-year-old child and her mother in Bloomington over the weekend, police said.

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 05:19 PM CDT

Video From Inside Train Shows Green Line Derailment

Video From Inside Train Shows Green Line Derailment

Newly-released video on Tuesday from inside a Chicago Transit Authority's Green Line train that derailed on June 6 shows just what passengers experienced during the incident that prompted a massive response and...

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 12:48 PM CDT

Watch Pritzker Sign Recreational Marijuana Bill

Watch Pritzker Sign Recreational Marijuana Bill

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the recreational marijuana bill in Illinois, legalizing recreational pot use in the state beginning Jan. 1.  

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