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Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 11:36 PM CST

Chicago Dentist Helps Kids With Special Needs

Chicago Dentist Helps Kids With Special Needs

A local dentist is Making a Difference for children with special needs. With changes to Medicaid--parents sometime struggle to find the proper dental care for their families. But as NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz shows...

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 11:19 PM CST

The Change in Rauner's Campaign Funding

The Change in Rauner's Campaign Funding

Five years ago, Gov. Bruce Rauner, a wealthy North Shore investor and business man, formed the committee that launched his political career. Citizens for Rauner raised millions, in part because Rauner himself...

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 07:33 PM CST

Illinois Attorney General Candidates Sound Off on Gun Control

Illinois Attorney General Candidates Sound Off on Gun Control

President Donald Trump's proposals on school security were front and center during a forum Thursday afternoon with candidates for Illinois attorney general. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 06:27 PM CST

Bernie Sanders Endorses Chuy Garcia

Bernie Sanders Endorses Chuy Garcia

Senator Bernie Sanders endorsed Jesus "Chuy" Garcia on Thursday, but stayed mum on the race for governor in Illinois. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern has more. 

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 10:14 AM CST

Kendall Coyne's Family Watches Olympic Victory in Awe

Kendall Coyne's Family Watches Olympic Victory in Awe

Michael Schofield, the future father-in-law of Team USA's Kendall Coyne, tells NBC 5 how it felt watching the hockey star win Olympic gold. 

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 09:20 AM CST

Patient Questions Coverage Following Hip Replacement

Patient Questions Coverage Following Hip Replacement

Glenn Laken underwent a successful hip replacement surgery in August, recovering just in time for a battle with his insurance company. NBC 5's Chris Coffey reports.

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 09:05 AM CST

Marseilles Under Evacuation Order as Flooding Woes Continue

Marseilles Under Evacuation Order as Flooding Woes Continue

Marseilles, Illinois, remained under a mandatory evacuation order Thursday as flooding concerns continued to plague the area. NBC 5's Lauren Petty reports.

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018 at 07:29 AM CST

Sky 5 Captures Dramatic Water Rescue in Morris

Sky 5 Captures Dramatic Water Rescue in Morris

Emergency responders came to the rescue of a person trapped in a truck in high waters in Morris, Illinois, Thursday morning. Mike Lorber reports from Sky 5.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 10:55 PM CST

Wet Weather Soaks Northwest Indiana

Wet Weather Soaks Northwest Indiana

Rain and melting snow made for wet conditions in northwest Indian Wednesday night. Dick Johnson reports.

Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018 at 10:41 PM CST

Marseilles Evacuations Continue

Marseilles Evacuations Continue

This is not the first time people who live near the Illinois river have faced the danger of serious flooding. But it never gets easier. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.

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