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Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:49 PM CDT

Group Brings Healing Through Music

Group Brings Healing Through Music

In a story we brought you earlier this week, a local group is using music to help people after they've lost loved ones to gun violence. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has more. 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:45 PM CDT

Proposal to Change Name of Balbo Drive Sparks Controversy

Proposal to Change Name of Balbo Drive Sparks Controversy

Some aldermen want to rename Balbo Drive in honor of Ida B. Wells, but the move could spark controversy in the city. NBC 5 Investigates' Phil Rogers has more on the debate. 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:47 PM CDT

10-Month-Old Baby Fights For Her Life

10-Month-Old Baby Fights For Her Life

Maricela Rodriguez shares the heart wrenching story of her 10-month-old daughter Kenia who had two cardiac arrests in less than two hours. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the details.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:41 PM CDT

Court Focuses on Accused Dixon Gunman's Mother

Court Focuses on Accused Dixon Gunman's Mother

Matthew Milby's lawyer says his mother legally owned the gun he's accused of using. She appeared at court in Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:39 PM CDT

'Ode to Doria' Poem Goes Viral

'Ode to Doria' Poem Goes Viral

A Chicago mom was so inspired by the royal wedding that she penned a beautiful poem about the bride's mother. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter showcases her incredible work. 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:38 PM CDT

Backlash Over Cheerleading Team's 'No One Ugly Allowed' Headline in Yearbook

Backlash Over Cheerleading Team's 'No One Ugly Allowed' Headline in Yearbook

The page in the Oswego High School yearbook features the headline “no one ugly allowed” over a photo of the school’s cheerleading squad. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:29 PM CDT

McDonald's Customers File Lawsuit Over Burgers

McDonald's Customers File Lawsuit Over Burgers

Two diners are suing McDonald's because they had to pay extra for unwanted cheese on their burger.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:26 PM CDT

'Red Nose Day' Helps End Childhood Poverty

'Red Nose Day' Helps End Childhood Poverty

Ending childhood poverty one nose at a time is the mission of 'Red Nose Day' Thursday. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has the details on how NBC will host a star-studded night to help raise awareness about the...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:17 PM CDT

Chicago's Field Museum Acquires New Dino

Chicago's Field Museum Acquires New Dino

For years, Sue the t-rex stood claimed Field Museum as its own but now, Sue has been moved and in her place Maximo the titanosaur takes over.  NBC 5's Lauren Petty has the details on how they are piecing...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 06:03 PM CDT

Missing Baby Royalty Wolf Found, Mother Taken Into Custody

Missing Baby Royalty Wolf Found, Mother Taken Into Custody

A 3-month-old girl who was reported missing more than a week ago from the Lawndale neighborhood on the Southwest Side has been found, authorities said. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

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