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News As Seen on WMAQ Channel 5 Chicago

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:20 PM CDT

CPD Hopes Crackdown Will Reduce Violence

CPD Hopes Crackdown Will Reduce Violence

Chicago police say they're ready for a busy holiday weekend, and that they hope an increased presence will reduce gun violence. NBC 5's Chris Hush reports. 

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 06:03 PM CDT

Investigator Comes to Chicago to Solve Son's Murder

Investigator Comes to Chicago to Solve Son's Murder

A criminal investigator from Mississippi is in Chicago looking to solve a crime that's very personal to her: the murder of her son. NBC 5's Ash-har Quraishi spoke to her about her quest.   

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:38 AM CDT

'Operation Help a Hero' to Help Chicago Homeless Vets

'Operation Help a Hero' to Help Chicago Homeless Vets

NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter speaks with 19th Ward Alderman Matthew O'Shea about a citywide program he is leading to help homeless veterans.

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 10:29 AM CDT

Tech Trends: Student Inventors

Tech Trends: Student Inventors

NBC 5's Art Norman speaks to a group of 8th-grade inventors who explain their love of STEM as they prepare to compete nationally after winning first place in Chicago.

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 09:35 AM CDT

Clear the Shelters: Saturday May 26, 2018

Clear the Shelters: Saturday May 26, 2018

NBC 5's Andy Avalos has the details on two dogs looking for a new, loving home.

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 10:59 PM CDT

Chicago Cops Have Every Right to Protest Mayor, Trump Tweets

Chicago Cops Have Every Right to Protest Mayor, Trump Tweets

Ahead of what is historically a violent holiday weekend, President Donald Trump once again put the city of Chicago in his social media crosshairs. Patrick Fazio reports.

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 10:57 PM CDT

Despite Hot Weekend, Officials Warn of Swimming in Lake Michigan

Despite Hot Weekend, Officials Warn of Swimming in Lake Michigan

It’s going to be a hot weekend in Chicago but you might want to think twice before jumping in Lake Michigan to cool off. Ash-har Quraishi reports.

Friday, May 25, 2018 at 10:54 PM CDT

Teacher Wounded in Indiana School Shooting Identified as Former SIU Football Player

Teacher Wounded in Indiana School Shooting Identified as Former SIU Football Player

A science teacher who was wounded during a school shooting in Noblesville, Indiana, has been identified as a former Southern Illinois University football player, the school revealed. Natalie Martinez reports.

Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 08:25 AM CDT

Chance of Storms

Chance of Storms

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Friday, May 25, 2018 at 06:40 PM CDT

A/C Technician Comes to the Rescue for Suburban Woman

A/C Technician Comes to the Rescue for Suburban Woman

It's that time of year when air conditioning specialists are on speed dial, but one technician went above and beyond to help. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has more. 

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