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Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 at 05:52 PM CDT

Chicagoans Look to Stay Cool on Scorching Hot Day

Chicagoans Look to Stay Cool on Scorching Hot Day

Chicagoans had to deal with one more day of brutal heat on Saturday, and NBC 5's Ash-har Quraishi has more on how residents of the area coped. 

Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 at 05:28 PM CDT

Dogs Looking for New Forever Homes

Dogs Looking for New Forever Homes

 A pair of adorable pups are looking for new homes, and in today's "Clear the Shelters" Andy Avalos is here to introduce you to them! 

Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 at 10:05 AM CDT

7 People Shot During Lincoln Park Shootout

7 People Shot During Lincoln Park Shootout

 At least seven people were injured when two groups of people began firing shots at one another early Saturday morning, and NBC 5's Chris Hush has the details. 

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 10:39 PM CDT

Jim Lovell Reminisces About Apollo 11 Mission

Jim Lovell Reminisces About Apollo 11 Mission

Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, and NBC 5's Phil Rogers spoke to Jim Lovell about his experience during the historic mission. 

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 10:32 PM CDT

Festival-Goers Look for Ways to Stay Cool

Festival-Goers Look for Ways to Stay Cool

Festival-goers are looking for ways to stay cool, and other outdoor events are being canceled or modified because of the heat too. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez has more on the heat's impact on this weekend. 

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 08:23 PM CDT

Local Groups Offer Helping Hand During Heat Wave

Local Groups Offer Helping Hand During Heat Wave

Hot weather can be life-threatening for vulnerable people, including the elderly, and NBC 5's Regina Waldroup followed a group making sure those people get what they need to keep cool. 

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 08:15 PM CDT

Heat Can Turn Deadly Quickly for Kids in Hot Cars

Heat Can Turn Deadly Quickly for Kids in Hot Cars

Today, doctors showed us just how quickly conditions can change inside of hot cars, and also offered life saving steps for families. 

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 08:11 PM CDT

Emerging Chicago Artists Star at New Gallery

Emerging Chicago Artists Star at New Gallery

Lots of us are looking for activities indoors this weekend, and NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci shows us a gallery of emerging Chicago artists. 

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 08:07 PM CDT

Celebrating Hammond: Brewery Shows Vibrant Craft Beer Scene

Celebrating Hammond: Brewery Shows Vibrant Craft Beer Scene

As part of our celebration of Hammond, we're taking a look at the craft beer industry in Northwest Indiana, and how it's thriving. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has more. 

Friday, Jul 19, 2019 at 08:04 PM CDT

Residents Demand Answers After Wrong Home Raided

Residents Demand Answers After Wrong Home Raided

A terrifying mistake that keeps on happening with guns drawn after Chicago police raided the wrong home three times. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski has the details. 

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