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Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 07:05 PM CST

Mendoza Mayoral Run Sparks Variety of Reactions

Mendoza Mayoral Run Sparks Variety of Reactions

Eight days after she was re-elected as state comptroller, Susana Mendoza is officially running for Chicago's mayoral job. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports. 

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 07:03 PM CST

SIU Murder Case Takes New Turn

SIU Murder Case Takes New Turn

Charges are dropped in a story we've been following for years, as a man once convicted of murder is now free on a technicality. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup has all the details, and information on what happens...

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 06:59 PM CST

Family Files Suit Over Fatal Crash

Family Files Suit Over Fatal Crash

Family members of a father and son killed in a high speed crash say the city of Chicago and Chicago police are to blame, and are filing a wrongful death suit. NBC 5's Lauren Petty has more. 

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 06:54 PM CST

Suspect in Slaying of Suburban Barber Charged

Suspect in Slaying of Suburban Barber Charged

Police in Harvey have made an arrest in the case of a well-known Chicago barber who was shot dead in front of his five-year-old daughter. NBC 5's Ash-har Quraishi has the latest. 

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 06:53 PM CST

'Adoption Awareness Month' Means a Lot to Local Couple

'Adoption Awareness Month' Means a Lot to Local Couple

This month is Adoption Awareness Month, and NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci is here to share a success story around a couple willing to give a boy, born of a single mother, a loving home. 

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 06:49 PM CST

New Illinois Congress Members Head to Washington

New Illinois Congress Members Head to Washington

A week after they won their elections, the new members of Congress are in Washington for a crash course on Capitol Hill. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports. 

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 06:45 PM CST

Local Red Cross Volunteer Helps CA Fire Victims

Local Red Cross Volunteer Helps CA Fire Victims

A Chicago woman is heading to California to help people impacted by the wildfires there. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has her story.

Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018 at 07:59 AM CST

Mendoza Officially Announces Run for Chicago Mayor

Mendoza Officially Announces Run for Chicago Mayor

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza announced her campaign for mayor of Chicago Wednesday. Chris Hush reports.

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 11:19 PM CST

Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey Join Forces at United Center

Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey Join Forces at United Center

Two powerhouses, Michelle Obama and Oprah Winfrey, joined forces Tuesday night at the United Center for an intimate conversation. Natalie Martinez reports.

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 at 11:17 PM CST

38 Cars Man Rents on App Clog Chicago Street: Alderman

38 Cars Man Rents on App Clog Chicago Street: Alderman

It sounds too crazy to be true--or legal. But it’s all three. Dick Johnson reports.

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