Death threats force a Chicago-based gay tour group to cancel an upcoming trip to Ethiopia.
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.
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.
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.
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....
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...
A 15-year-old girl was shot Tuesday in South Chicago.
An exotic cat was fatally shot after it attacked a 6-year-old child and her mother in Bloomington over the weekend, police said.
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...
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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