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Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 10:47 PM CST

Visually Impaired Band Plays Pitch Perfect

Visually Impaired Band Plays Pitch Perfect

For more than a century, the Chicago Lighthouse has been providing job training and education for the blind and visually impaired. What many people don't know is they have a professional band. The musicians are...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 10:32 PM CST

Dozens Gather to Mourn 21-Year-Old Killed After Train Strikes Car in Melrose Park

Dozens Gather to Mourn 21-Year-Old Killed After Train Strikes Car in Melrose Park

About 100 people braved the cold Friday night in Melrose Park to remember Jocelynn Morales. Trina Orlando reports.

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 10:23 PM CST

13-Year-Old Among 2 Shot Near CTA Bus: Authorities

13-Year-Old Among 2 Shot Near CTA Bus: Authorities

A 13-year-old boy was shot while he was riding on a CTA bus on Chicago's South Side after a fight ended in gunfire, that also wounded a 28-year-old man, at a nearby gas station, authorities said. Ash-har...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 07:24 PM CST

Garry McCarthy Still Evaluating Potential Mayoral Run

Garry McCarthy Still Evaluating Potential Mayoral Run

Former Chicago police superintendent Garry McCarthy is still undecided about whether to run for mayor in 2019, but he says that he feels he can do a better job in leading the city than the current mayor. Mary...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 06:13 PM CST

Retired Chicago Police Officer Killed in Arkansas

Retired Chicago Police Officer Killed in Arkansas

A violent confrontation left a retired Chicago police officer dead in Arkansas. 

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 06:08 PM CST

McCarthy Pleased With Poll Results

McCarthy Pleased With Poll Results

The effort to get former superintendent Garry McCarthy to run for mayor has been engineered by supporters, but the potential candidate is still pleased with how things are going. 

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 06:06 PM CST

When Will McCarthy Announce His Decision?

When Will McCarthy Announce His Decision?

When will Garry McCarthy announce whether he will run for mayor? 

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 06:05 PM CST

McCarthy Discusses Relationship With Emanuel

McCarthy Discusses Relationship With Emanuel

Former Police Superintendent talks about his relationship with Mayor Rahm Emanuel. 

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 06:03 PM CST

String of Vehicle Thefts Outside Daycare Prompts Warning

String of Vehicle Thefts Outside Daycare Prompts Warning

A warning has been issued about car break-ins at a Northwest Side daycare. NBC 5's Michelle Relerford has the story. 

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 06:00 PM CST

Coyote Kills Dog in Orland Park

Coyote Kills Dog in Orland Park

There's been another coyote attack on a family dog, and this time it turned deadly. A suburban family has an important warning for others. NBC 5's Lisa Chavarria has all the latest. 

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