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Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 10:56 PM CST

Gang Conflict in Rogers Park Killed Popular Teacher: Alderman

Gang Conflict in Rogers Park Killed Popular Teacher: Alderman

The realty is the tragic event that occurred that night impacted so many more people and highlights an often-overlooked aspect of Chicago’s gang violence: it is not just the south and west sides that feel the...

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 10:53 PM CST

Street Closures Planned Saturday For Mag Mile Lights Festival

Street Closures Planned Saturday For Mag Mile Lights Festival

The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival will light up downtown Chicago Saturday night, but will bring a variety of street closures, parking restrictions and CTA bus reroutes with it. Natalie Martinez reports.

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 08:30 PM CST

How to Donate to Annual NBC 5, Telemundo Chicago Coat Drive This Holiday Season

How to Donate to Annual NBC 5, Telemundo Chicago Coat Drive This Holiday Season

Give the gift of warmth this holiday season by donating to the NBC 5, Telemundo Chicago and Comcast Making A Difference Coat Drive.

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 07:35 PM CST

Joliet Bartender's Boyfriend Charged in Connection to Her Death: Police

Joliet Bartender's Boyfriend Charged in Connection to Her Death: Police

The boyfriend of a Joliet bartender who was found fatally shot in rural Kankakee County Thursday has been charged in connection with her death, according to the Will County Sheriff's office.

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 05:59 PM CST

Jesse Jackson Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis

Jesse Jackson Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis

A major announcement was made today by Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., as he revealed he has Parkinson's Disease. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern has more on the diagnosis. 

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 05:57 PM CST

Father Pfleger Joins Protest of Bank Doors

Father Pfleger Joins Protest of Bank Doors

Father Michael Pfleger says a south side bank is discriminating against members of the community because of its doors. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski explains what's going on. 

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 05:51 PM CST

Family Faces Deadly Brain Disease

Family Faces Deadly Brain Disease

A local family is trying to bring awareness to a potentially deadly disease that predominantley strikes Hispanics. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz sat down with one family that's facing the disease. 

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 05:41 PM CST

Chicago Set to Light Christmas Tree

Chicago Set to Light Christmas Tree

Chicago is set to light its Christmas tree, and LeeAnn Trotter is here to set the scene. 

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 05:35 PM CST

Jesse Jackson Reveals Parkinsons Diagnosis

Jesse Jackson Reveals Parkinsons Diagnosis

The Reverend Jesse Jackson revealed Friday that he's been dealing with Parkinson's Disease for the last two years. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern has the latest. 

Friday, Nov 17, 2017 at 01:14 PM CST

Teen Robbers Target Pedestrians in Grant Park: Police

Teen Robbers Target Pedestrians in Grant Park: Police

As shoppers, tourists and residents flock to downtown Chicago this holiday season, police are warning of groups of teenage robbers targeting pedestrians in the popular Grant Park area. Kye Martin reports.

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