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Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 05:59 PM CDT

Restaurant Employees Sue Over Tips

Restaurant Employees Sue Over Tips

Employees of more than a dozen area restaurants say they want what's due to them as they sue over the way they were given their tips. NBC 5's Lexi Sutter has the story. 

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 04:41 PM CDT

Couple Carjacked at Gunpoint in Bucktown Alley: Video

Couple Carjacked at Gunpoint in Bucktown Alley: Video

A couple was carjacked at gunpoint Friday morning outside their garage in the North Side Bucktown neighborhood.

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 03:00 PM CDT

Officers From Around the Country Run for Special Olympics

Officers From Around the Country Run for Special Olympics

They serve and protect, but on Friday, law enforcement officers from around the country ran along the lakefront to celebrate the Special Olympics. For 50 years the organization has provided friendly competition...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 02:47 PM CDT

Kids From Chance the Rapper's Camp Visit NBC 5 for Epic Day in Studio

Kids From Chance the Rapper's Camp Visit NBC 5 for Epic Day in Studio

This summer, Chance the Rapper is hoping to make a difference for dozens of Chicago students through a camp called “Kids of the Kingdom.” The camp, which is operated through the iconic Chicago...

Friday, Jul 20, 2018 at 07:38 AM CDT

Sightseeing Duck Boat Capsizes in Missouri Storm

Sightseeing Duck Boat Capsizes in Missouri Storm

A boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and sank during a thunderstorm Thursday, authorities said, leaving several people dead and others missing. Lauren Petty reports.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 10:55 PM CDT

City Threatens Wrong Guy For Unpaid Parking Tickets

City Threatens Wrong Guy For Unpaid Parking Tickets

When one Jorge was blamed for thousands of dollars in parking tickets belonging to another Jorge, he says the city told him to pay up or lose his car. Then, he turned to NBC 5 and Telemundo Chicago.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 10:42 PM CDT

Tornadoes Sweep Through Iowa; Major Damage and Some Injuries

Tornadoes Sweep Through Iowa; Major Damage and Some Injuries

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Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 09:53 PM CDT

8 Dead as Sightseeing Boat Flips in Missouri

8 Dead as Sightseeing Boat Flips in Missouri

A sightseeing boat capsized Thursday on Table Rock Lake in Missouri, leaving eight people dead and prompting a massive rescue operation.

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 08:17 PM CDT

CTA Aims to be 100 Percent Accessible

CTA Aims to be 100 Percent Accessible

The CTA is launching an effort to make their train stations 100 percent accessible to handicapped riders. NBC 5's Lexi Sutter has more. 

Thursday, Jul 19, 2018 at 08:20 PM CDT

Mothers Who Lost Children to Gun Violence Speak to Pritzker

Mothers Who Lost Children to Gun Violence Speak to Pritzker

Democratic gubernatorial candidate JB Pritzker spoke with women whose children have been killed in gun violence, and the candidate offered his proposed solutions on how to deal with the problem. NBC 5's Mary Ann...

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