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Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 08:14 PM CDT

Markham Mayor Sworn In Tuesday After Legal Setbacks

Markham Mayor Sworn In Tuesday After Legal Setbacks

The Mayor of Markham, Roger Agpawa, was finally sworn in Tuesday after winning the election over a year and a half ago. A previous felony conviction prevented him from taking office, so Rauner decided to step in...

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 08:06 PM CDT

Chicago-Area Dog Stolen During Burglary

Chicago-Area Dog Stolen During Burglary

A Chicago couple is desperately searching for their beloved pup after the 4-year-old shih tzu-Yorkie mix was stolen during a burglary in the city’s Logan Square neighborhood. NBC 5's Chris Hush reports. &...

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 08:03 PM CDT

Norridge Dad Arrested For Placing 3-Year-Old Son In Trunk

Norridge Dad Arrested For Placing 3-Year-Old Son In Trunk

A father says he was only trying to prove a point in a social experiment that went horribly wrong after placing his son in the trunk of a car. NBC 5's Ash-har Quraishi has the details.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 07:55 PM CDT

An Inside Scoop On Being a Chicago Firefighter For a Day

An Inside Scoop On Being a Chicago Firefighter For a Day

Every year the Chicago Fire Department opens its doors and lets the media and Aldermen get a taste of its training. NBC 5's Lisa Chavarria has the inside scoop.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 07:49 PM CDT

Good Samaritan Killed In Drive-By Shooting

Good Samaritan Killed In Drive-By Shooting

A man was killed in a drive-by shooting after he chased down a driver who hit a bicyclist and fled the scene early Tuesday, according to Chicago police. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup reports.  

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 07:42 PM CDT

Elmhurst Mom to Fulfill Dream of Running The Chicago Marathon

Elmhurst Mom to Fulfill Dream of Running The Chicago Marathon

More than 40,000 runners will participate in the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Oct. 7. Jeanette O'Laughlin, an Elmhurst mom, talks about some health struggles she faced and her excitement to finally be...

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 07:30 PM CDT

Chicago-Area Employees Speak Out on Wage Theft Experience

Chicago-Area Employees Speak Out on Wage Theft Experience

The rampant problem of wage theft is affecting employees in large and small companies across the country. Two Chicago workers say they now know the struggle after working their shifts but getting no pay. NBC 5's...

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 07:21 PM CDT

Van Dyke Defense Shows 3D Recreation Tuesday

Van Dyke Defense Shows 3D Recreation Tuesday

New high-tech evidence was exposed in the Jason Van Dyke trial Tuesday. The  defense alleges the Chicago police officer was in fear for his life and the lives of his fellow officers when he shot Laquan...

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 03:25 PM CDT

Cubs' Bryant Meets His Biggest Fan in Touching Moment

Cubs' Bryant Meets His Biggest Fan in Touching Moment

Kris Bryant met one of his biggest fans this week – and it was all thanks to a Houston Astros player.

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 at 11:12 AM CDT

Taxpayers Spend Thousands to Contradict Mayor on CPD ‘Code of Silence’

Taxpayers Spend Thousands to Contradict Mayor on CPD ‘Code of Silence’

NBC5 Investigates and the Better Government Association have found that the city has paid $325,000 to a police expert witness who often testifies that no “code of silence” exists. NBC 5's Phil Rogers...

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