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Sunday, Oct 15, 2017 at 03:45 PM CDT

Working in the Schools Helps Students Learn to Read

Working in the Schools Helps Students Learn to Read

There's a group out there trying to help kids develop an important skill - learning how to read. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has details on 'WITS.'

Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 11:52 AM CDT

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to Light The Night

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to Light The Night

Nearly 1.2 million people in North America are living with or are in remission from a form of blood cancer, and an upcoming event can help in the fight against these diseases. Former Leukemia & Lymphoma...

Sunday, Oct 8, 2017 at 03:58 PM CDT

JDRF One Walk Helps Children With Diabetes

JDRF One Walk Helps Children With Diabetes

Jennifer Skweres and her 10-year-old daughter Jenna tell NBC 5's Susan Carlson about how Jenna lives with Type 1 Diabetes, and how you can help kids like her with the JDRF One Walk.

Wednesday, Oct 4, 2017 at 05:33 PM CDT

Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation to Host Pink Path Run

Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation to Host Pink Path Run

Dr. Nora Hansen tells NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter about the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation's work as one of the nation’s leading breast cancer research and education charities - as well as an...

Sunday, Sep 24, 2017 at 12:52 PM CDT

MRSA Survivors Network Raises Awareness

MRSA Survivors Network Raises Awareness

MRSA Survivors Network founder Jeanine Thomas tells NBC 5's Christian Farr about how the organization raises awareness and educates the public on the dangerous infection. 

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Protesters Hit Michigan Avenue on Black Friday
Protesters Hit Michigan Avenue on Black Friday

Protest on the Mag Mile: Demonstrators have gathered to disrupt Black Friday shopping along North Michigan Avenue in an effort to call attention to their cause. Regina Waldroup reports.

At Least 235 Dead in Attack on Sinai Mosque in Egypt
At Least 235 Dead in Attack on Sinai Mosque in Egypt

Militants attacked a crowded mosque during Friday prayers in the Sinai Peninsula, setting off explosives, spraying worshippers with gunfire and killing at least 235 people in the deadliest ever attack by Islamic...

High-Speed Chase Ends With 4 in Custody: State Police
High-Speed Chase Ends With 4 in Custody: State Police

A high-speed police chase that began on a Chicago-area expressway ended with four people arrested in a dramatic scene that unfolded on camera.

Black Friday Shoppers Hit Chicago-Area Stores
Black Friday Shoppers Hit Chicago-Area Stores

Black Friday has arrived. The deadls are ready for the taking at a number of Chicago-area stores, but where are the shoppers? Lisa Chavarria reports.