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Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 10:26 PM CDT

How to Watch the Chicago Air and Water Show

How to Watch the Chicago Air and Water Show

The city is ready for heart-stopping action as the Chicago Air and Water Show gets underway Saturday. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has all the details on how you can catch the action. 

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 10:24 PM CDT

Tow Truck Driver Moves Car With Child Inside

Tow Truck Driver Moves Car With Child Inside

A boy went through a terrifying ride after his father parked his car briefly, and a tow truck driver took it, and the boy, away. NBC 5's Chris Hush has the story. 

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 10:22 PM CDT

Toddler, Six Others Shot on South Side

Toddler, Six Others Shot on South Side

A toddler is among seven victims in a shooting on the city's South Side. NBC 5's Patrick Fazio has all the latest details. 

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 09:51 PM CDT

Brain Tumor Survivor Climbs Mountains, 'Flies the W'

Brain Tumor Survivor Climbs Mountains, 'Flies the W'

A brain tumor survivor has been scaling peaks since he beat the disease, and he's been raising money for research in the process. NBC 5's Kye Martin has his emotional story. 

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 08:25 PM CDT

Restaurant Owner Faces New Deportation Threat From Government

Restaurant Owner Faces New Deportation Threat From Government

Last month, a judge ruled that a beloved restaurant owner should be allowed to stay in the country, but today, the government says it will mount a new effort to deport him back to the nation where he says he...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 07:16 PM CDT

Residents Call for Change at Intersection

Residents Call for Change at Intersection

Calls for change are being made at a dangerous city intersection after a bicyclist was mowed down there last week, and now it's happened again. NBC 5's Lexi Sutter is live with more. 

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 06:29 PM CDT

Clear the Shelters: Casper an Ambassador for Pet Fostering

Clear the Shelters: Casper an Ambassador for Pet Fostering

As we gear up for "Clear the Shelters," we invite you to think about adding a pet to your family, like Casper the Friendly Dog. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has more about how fostering could be your...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 06:24 PM CDT

4-Legged Employee Becomes Big Hit at Chicago Locks

4-Legged Employee Becomes Big Hit at Chicago Locks

A hard-working employee at the Chicago Locks has become quite the sensation, and has even become an attraction for tourists! NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has her story. 

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 06:15 PM CDT

Analysis: North Side Cars Likely Shouldn't Have Been Booted

Analysis: North Side Cars Likely Shouldn't Have Been Booted

Nobody likes to find their tire immobilized, but it now appears some drivers on the North Side were correct when they said their cars should not have been booted. NBC 5 Responds' Lisa Parker has the story. ...

Friday, Aug 17, 2018 at 06:13 PM CDT

Air and Water Show Set to Kick Off

Air and Water Show Set to Kick Off

The final practice is in the books for this weekend's Air and Water Show, and nearly a million people will pack the lakefront for the show. NBC 5's Lisa Chavarria has the story. 

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