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Sunday, Nov 12, 2017 at 04:18 PM CST

Harlem Fine Arts Show Returns to Chicago

Harlem Fine Arts Show Returns to Chicago

The Harlem Fine Arts Show is making a return to Chicago next month, featuring paintings and sculptures from more than 50 different artists over the course of the four-day exhibition. Vice President James Tucker...

Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 at 01:25 PM CDT

Cook County Sheriff Honors Service-Minded Students

Cook County Sheriff Honors Service-Minded Students

Chief Policy Officer Cara Smith has details on the Cook County Sheriff's Office's "Commitment to Service Award" for outstanding high school students who have a passion for serving those around...

Sunday, Oct 29, 2017 at 11:07 AM CDT

American Cancer Society Looks to Save More Lives From Cancer

American Cancer Society Looks to Save More Lives From Cancer

The American Cancer Society's Jane Travis Boersma tells NBC 5's Art Norman about two upcoming events: Taste of Hope and the Bucket List Bash, both held in an effort to save more lives from cancer.

Sunday, Oct 22, 2017 at 12:01 PM CDT

Chicago Urban League Serves the African-American Community

Chicago Urban League Serves the African-American Community

The Chicago Urban League's Chelsea Whittington tells NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter about how the organization strengthens the city by serving its African-American community. 

Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 at 12:44 PM CDT

'Movember' Encourages Mustaches For a Good Cause

'Movember' Encourages Mustaches For a Good Cause

Each November, there is a movement called “Movember” that encourages men to grow mustaches for a good cause. More than 5 million people have taken part since 2003, including Mason Moore, a barber who...

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Cubs Acquire Murphy From Nationals
Cubs Acquire Murphy From Nationals

The Chicago Cubs have made a big addition to their infield for the stretch run, acquiring infielder Daniel Murphy from the Washington Nationals.

Old Farmer's Almanac Releases New Winter Prediction
Old Farmer's Almanac Releases New Winter Prediction

You may not be ready to think about winter yet, but you'll want to read this.

Luxury Jet That Blew Tires in NJ May Be Carrying Post Malone
Luxury Jet That Blew Tires in NJ May Be Carrying Post Malone

The luxury jet that blew two tires during takeoff from New Jersey's Teterboro Airport Tuesday and spent hours circling -- first over New York, then over Connecticut -- as it dealt with diversion after diversion...

Officials Believe Body of Iowa Student Mollie Tibbetts Found
Officials Believe Body of Iowa Student Mollie Tibbetts Found

Investigators have recovered a body believed to be that of a 20-year-old Iowa college student who vanished from a small town one month ago, a spokesman for a reward fund said Tuesday.

Michael Cohen to Plead Guilty in Federal Court in New York
Michael Cohen to Plead Guilty in Federal Court in New York

President Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen will plead guilty to charges stemming from a federal investigation in New York, multiple sources familiar with the matter tell NBC News and News 4. The...

Family of Teen CPD Says Shot Himself: Video 'Inconclusive'
Family of Teen CPD Says Shot Himself: Video 'Inconclusive'

Police may release video showing what happened when a Chicago teen died over the weekend after family members disputed authorities' claims that the death was a suicide.