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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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Woman Injured After Being Attacked by Group of Women
Woman Injured After Being Attacked by Group of Women

A woman suffered multiple lacerations and even lost teeth after she was brutally attacked by four women on Sunday morning in the West Loop.

1 Dead, at Least 14 Wounded in Sunday Shootings
1 Dead, at Least 14 Wounded in Sunday Shootings

A 16-year-old boy is dead, and at least 14 other people have been wounded across the city of Chicago on Sunday.

Days After Shooting, Dixon Students Celebrate Graduation
Days After Shooting, Dixon Students Celebrate Graduation

Just days after an alleged gunman was shot by a school resource officer, students in Dixon got to say thank you during their graduation ceremony on Sunday afternoon.

Karaoke Contest to Determine Eldredge's Opening Act
Karaoke Contest to Determine Eldredge's Opening Act

One lucky karaoke star will open for country music star Brett Eldredge during this year's Illinois State Fair.

As Trump Pressures DOJ, Giuliani Says Probe May End by Sept
As Trump Pressures DOJ, Giuliani Says Probe May End by Sept

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours...

Yu Darvish Earns First Cubs Win in Strong Performance
Yu Darvish Earns First Cubs Win in Strong Performance

Yu Darvish recovered from a shaky start to earn his first win with the Cubs, and Kyle Schwarber hit one of Chicago's three home runs Sunday in a 6-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.