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Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 07:58 PM CDT

Gary Murder Suspect Appears in Court

Gary Murder Suspect Appears in Court

A Gary man is facing murder charges as prosecutors revealed grisly new details and a possible motive in an Indiana woman's death. NBC 5's Phil Rogers has the story.   

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 07:56 PM CDT

Family in Limbo After Fake Landlord Scammed Them

Family in Limbo After Fake Landlord Scammed Them

A Skokie family is facing some tough choices after they say they were scammed by a fake landlord. NBC 5's Michelle Relerford has the details. 

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 07:53 PM CDT

Chicago Hotels Become Summer Camps for Cancer Patients

Chicago Hotels Become Summer Camps for Cancer Patients

This week, two legendary Chicago hotels were magically transformed into a fun-filled urban summer camp for kids living with cancer. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the story.   

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 07:52 PM CDT

Aftermath of Northwest Indiana River Chemical Spill

Aftermath of Northwest Indiana River Chemical Spill

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is investigating after a steel plant dumped toxic levels of cyanide and ammonia-nitrogen in the Little Calumet River. NBC 5's Ash-Har Quraishi takes a look...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 07:46 PM CDT

Communities on Edge After String of Wheel Thefts

Communities on Edge After String of Wheel Thefts

Anxiety is high for car owners on the NW side after a string of wheel thefts in several neighborhoods, including Jefferson Park.

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 07:52 PM CDT

Chicago Air and Water Show Preparations

Chicago Air and Water Show Preparations

Performers practiced in front of a crowd for the final time on Friday ahead of Saturday's Chicago Air and Water Show. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports. 

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 11:21 AM CDT

Chicago's Annual Football Classic Will Soon Return

Chicago's Annual Football Classic Will Soon Return

Chicago's annual Football Classic will take place in just a few weeks, officials announced. This year marks the event's 22nd year celebrating black colleges. The game is set to take place Sept. 14 at Soldier...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 10:03 AM CDT

Chicago Air and Water Show Takes Flight

Chicago Air and Water Show Takes Flight

 All eyes will be on the skies this weekend in Chicago as the Air and Water Show returns. Sandra Torres has a preview.

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 08:45 AM CDT

Illinois State Trooper Shot While Serving Search Warrant

Illinois State Trooper Shot While Serving Search Warrant

An Illinois State trooper was shot while serving a search warrant at a suburban home Thursday night, officials say. Lisa Chavarria reports.

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 at 10:35 PM CDT

Off-Duty Officer Shooting Video Released

Off-Duty Officer Shooting Video Released

A startling video showing an off-duty Chicago police officer firing shots at a would-be armed robber has been released, and NBC 5's Patrick Fazio has the story. 

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