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Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 10:51 PM CST

Train Crossing Stirs Up Frustration, School Tardies

Train Crossing Stirs Up Frustration, School Tardies

A single train crossing in Will County has the potential to make thousands of kids late for school, according to parents, a school official and bus drivers who spoke to NBC 5 Investigates. Chris Coffey reports.

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 10:41 PM CST

2nd Case of Measles Confirmed in Person Who Was at O'Hare

2nd Case of Measles Confirmed in Person Who Was at O'Hare

Public health officials are reporting a second case of measles in a person who was at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, the nation's third-largest airport by passenger volume. Trina Orlando reports.

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 07:48 PM CST

Organization Aims to Help Kids Play Sports

Organization Aims to Help Kids Play Sports

An area organization is putting its "best foot forward" to make a difference in the community, as they help children get athletic shoes so they can participate in sports. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 07:44 PM CST

DACA Supporters Rally in Daley Plaza

DACA Supporters Rally in Daley Plaza

A large rally of DACA supporters are rallying in Daley Plaza to call on Congress to protect so-called "Dreamers." NBC 5's Regina Waldroup has the latest. 

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 07:37 PM CST

Measles Concerns Continue at O'Hare

Measles Concerns Continue at O'Hare

A second case of measles passed through O'Hare last week, with two infected people travelling through the airport just days apart. NBC 5's Christian Farr has the latest. 

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 07:33 PM CST

Apple Looking for New Corporate Headquarters Location

Apple Looking for New Corporate Headquarters Location

Could Chicago be in the race for another major corporate headquarters? Apple says that it's looking for a new campus, and NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski has the latest on what the tech giant is looking for. ...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 07:30 PM CST

Robber Breaks Into Suburban Homes Just Minutes Apart

Robber Breaks Into Suburban Homes Just Minutes Apart

A warning has been issued after an armed robber broke into two homes just minutes apart. NBC 5's Ash-Har Quraishi has the latest from Elmhurst. 

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 07:26 PM CST

Employees at Meatpacking Plant Fall Ill

Employees at Meatpacking Plant Fall Ill

A day on the job takes a frightening turn as emergency crews rush to a meatpacking facility in the Back of the Yards neighborhood. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup has all the latest details. 

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 07:20 PM CST

Johnson's Inspirational Journey Led to Incredible Feats

Johnson's Inspirational Journey Led to Incredible Feats

A local weighlifter has overcome some incredible obstacles in his life to achieve amazing feats of strength. NBC 5's Mike Berman reports.

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 07:58 PM CST

Democratic Candidates Spar in Newspaper Forum

Democratic Candidates Spar in Newspaper Forum

Democratic gubernatorial candidates sparred in a no-holds barred forum Wednesday with the Chicago Sun-Times. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern has all the latest. 

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