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Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 04:52 PM CST

Firefighters Give Eye-Opening Warning on Space Heaters Ahead of Winter

Firefighters Give Eye-Opening Warning on Space Heaters Ahead of Winter

NBC 5's Kye Martin talks to firefighters about an appliance many of us use to stay warm during the cold winter months but could also be dangerous.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 04:54 PM CST

Thief Caught on Camera Stealing Holiday Package From Porch

Thief Caught on Camera Stealing Holiday Package From Porch

A Grinch who stole a Christmas package was caught on camera in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood this week.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 04:41 PM CST

Online Trials Claiming to Be Free Are Often Pricey: BBB

Online Trials Claiming to Be Free Are Often Pricey: BBB

Leota Ball, 85, told NBC 5 she could kick herself for something she recently did in the name of smooth skin.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 02:37 PM CST

Cook County Board Repeals Tax Break for Popular Parking Apps

Cook County Board Repeals Tax Break for Popular Parking Apps

What was meant to be a tax break for people who park downtown could have been a windfall for parking app companies like SpotHero and ParkWhiz in Chicago. But that's no longer the case.

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at 11:19 AM CST

Enyia's Spokeswoman Departs, Citing 'Troubling Factors'

Enyia's Spokeswoman Departs, Citing 'Troubling Factors'

Citing "several unknown and troubling factors," the communications director for Chicago mayoral candidate Amara Enyia announced Wednesday she has stepped down from her role within the campaign.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 02:40 PM CST

2 Chicago Hotels Land on Condé Nast Traveler's Gold List

2 Chicago Hotels Land on Condé Nast Traveler's Gold List

Two Chicago hotels were named among "the best hotels in the world" in Condé Nast Traveler's annual Gold List.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 09:04 PM CST

Family Receives Suspicious Messages After Man's Death

Family Receives Suspicious Messages After Man's Death

Family members of a UPS worker who was found dead late last month said someone has been sending them suspicious messages pretending to be their beloved father and brother in a “cruel prank” following his...

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 01:45 PM CST

These Are the Most Popular Toys in Each State, Study Finds

These Are the Most Popular Toys in Each State, Study Finds

Racking your brain for the most-coveted toy this holiday season? A new list not only looks at the most popular toy in the country but also the top toy in each state.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 01:20 PM CST

Bar Chain to Change the Name of Its 'Crack Fries'

Bar Chain to Change the Name of Its 'Crack Fries'

A Michigan-based bar and restaurant chain plans to change the name of its "Crack Fries" in January to distance itself from a word associated with the drug epidemic.

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 at 01:10 PM CST

Teacher Greets Students With Personalized Handshakes

Teacher Greets Students With Personalized Handshakes

A suburban Detroit teacher is putting a positive spin on the start of each school day by greeting her students with personalized handshakes.

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