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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Visits Iowa to Hear From Presidential Candidates

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot Visits Iowa to Hear From Presidential Candidates

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot visited Iowa Friday to hear from several presidential candidates running in the Democratic primary. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports. 

4 hours ago

Christmas Tree Ship Arrives at Navy Pier

Christmas Tree Ship Arrives at Navy Pier

The "Christmas tree ship" arrived at Chicago's Navy Pier Friday morning with hundreds of trees and tons of holiday cheer aboard. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports. 

4 hours ago

Cannabis Experts Answer Questions With Legalization Weeks Away

Cannabis Experts Answer Questions With Legalization Weeks Away

NBC 5 brought a panel of cannabis experts together Friday to answer viewers' questions ahead of the Jan. 1 legalization date for recreational marijuana. 

4 hours ago

Take 5: The Week That Was in Chicago Politics

Take 5: The Week That Was in Chicago Politics

NBC 5 Political Reporters Mary Ann Ahern and Carol Marin have all the news you need to know for this week's Take 5 on Politics.

5 hours ago

Civil Rights Activist Rev. Clay Evans Remembered

Civil Rights Activist Rev. Clay Evans Remembered

Hundreds of people paid their respects to Rev. Clay Evans, a well-known civil rights leader who worked with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as he lie in state at Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church Friday. NBC 5's...

5 hours ago

Uber Details Sexual Assault Problem

Uber Details Sexual Assault Problem

Uber released a report on Thursday that revealed it received more than 3,000 reports of sexual assault in the U.S. in 2018. NBC 5's Lisa Chavarria reports. 

5 hours ago

Chicago Woman Remembers Boyfriend Killed in Hit-and-Run on Motorcycle

Chicago Woman Remembers Boyfriend Killed in Hit-and-Run on Motorcycle

A 42-year-old motorcyclist was struck and killed in a hit-and-run on the Bishop Ford Freeway Friday morning while heading home from watching the Chicago Bears early Friday morning. NBC 5's Kye Martin talked...

Friday, Dec 6, 2019 at 02:17 PM CST

BullsKidz Show Up Matt and Cortney with Dance Moves

BullsKidz Show Up Matt and Cortney with Dance Moves

Cortney Hall introduced Matt Rodrigues to the BullsKidz and quickly learned they were way out of their league when it came to dancing. 

Friday, Dec 6, 2019 at 02:12 PM CST

DIY: How to Make a Wreath at Home With Your Kids

DIY: How to Make a Wreath at Home With Your Kids

The holidays are all about family traditions and one that's trending this year is a do-it-yourself wreath. It's a fun activity the whole family can do together! Celebrity party planner Debi Lilly shows us an...

6 hours ago

These Kids Are World Champions at Indoor Skydiving

These Kids Are World Champions at Indoor Skydiving

Did you know that indoor skydiving was a comeptitive sport? It is and the current world champions are two teenagers from Naperville. 

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