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Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 07:24 PM CST

Shelter Inc. Gives Abused Children Hope

Shelter Inc. Gives Abused Children Hope

Shelter Inc. is a group that gives children who are survivors of abuse a place to live, and a reason to hope for the future. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter speaks to the group's director about their upcoming fundraising...

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 07:17 PM CST

St. Jude Set to Hold Event in Chicago Area

St. Jude Set to Hold Event in Chicago Area

St. Jude is one of the most famous hospitals in America, and now one mom whose child was saved by the institution is launching a fundraiser to help out. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter reports.

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 06:56 PM CST

Snow Snarls Morning Commute in Suburbs

Snow Snarls Morning Commute in Suburbs

The snow fell for hours in numerous areas, snarling traffic this morning. NBC 5's Christian Farr has the latest. 

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 06:53 PM CST

Snow Snarls Traffic in NW Indiana

Snow Snarls Traffic in NW Indiana

Several inches of snow fell in NW Indiana today, causing spin-outs and traffic snarls during the morning commute. NBC 5's Chris Hush has the details. 

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 06:49 PM CST

App Helps Parents, Teachers Break Down Language Barrier

App Helps Parents, Teachers Break Down Language Barrier

A new app called ClassDojo is helping parents and teachers communicate, even if they don't speak the same langauge. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz reports. 

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 06:45 PM CST

Family of Child Left on Bus Speaks Out

Family of Child Left on Bus Speaks Out

It was a nightmare for a NW Indiana family after their three-year-old got on a school bus, but never arrived. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski has their harrowing story. 

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 06:41 PM CST

Road Through Golf Course Clears Another Hurdle

Road Through Golf Course Clears Another Hurdle

A public battle came to a head Thursday as a plan to put a road through a suburban golf course cleared a major hurdle. NBC 5's Ash-har Quraishi has the latest. 

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 06:35 PM CST

Police Searching for Suspect in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Police Searching for Suspect in Fatal Hit-and-Run

The search is on for the driver who killed two people this morning in a hit-and-run crash near the Dan Ryan on the city's South Side. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup has the latest. 

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 06:29 PM CST

Hybrid Owners Could Pay New Fees as Gas Tax Revenue Dries Up

Hybrid Owners Could Pay New Fees as Gas Tax Revenue Dries Up

Hybrid vehicle owners in Illinois could soon be paying more to drive their cars, because a key source of highway funding is drying up. NBC 5's Chris Coffey reports. 

Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 at 06:50 PM CST

CPS School Hoping to Find Future of Teaching

CPS School Hoping to Find Future of Teaching

One CPS school is looking at a new model of classroom as they try to get ahead of the curve and discover the future of teaching. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci reports. 

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