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Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 at 10:19 AM CST

3 Shot at Party on Chicago's West Side

3 Shot at Party on Chicago's West Side

Three people were shot at a party Saturday morning in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on Chicago's West Side.

Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 at 08:58 AM CST

Suspect in Custody After 'Possible Hostage Situation' on Bus

Suspect in Custody After 'Possible Hostage Situation' on Bus

A suspect was taken into custody after a "possible hostage situation" on a Chicago-bound Greyhound bus late Friday, authorities said. NBC 5's Lisa Chavarria and Emily Florez report. 

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:56 PM CST

Deep Dish: Illinois Political Headlines

Deep Dish: Illinois Political Headlines

Carol Marin and Mary Ann Ahern have the latest political headlines out of Illinois in this week's Deep Dish.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:36 PM CST

Nonprofit Helps Families Raising Children With Autism

Nonprofit Helps Families Raising Children With Autism

Making a Difference: Caring for a child with severe autism can be challenging. A local nonprofit is trying to ease the pain of these families with extra help and support. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz reports.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:32 PM CST

NBC5 Responds Update: The Defect Dogging Drivers Nationwide

NBC5  Responds Update: The Defect Dogging Drivers Nationwide

Hours after our report in November profiled a Chicago driver’s beloved car that sat dead in a dealer’s lot, in need of an expensive fix she could not afford, she got some good news. The next morning, Volkswagen...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:30 PM CST

Waves Along Lake Shore Drive Make For Slippery Commute

Waves Along Lake Shore Drive Make For Slippery Commute

The wind and waves made travel difficult along the lakefront both for cars and pedestrians Friday. Ash-har Quraishi reports.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:27 PM CST

Patti Blagojevich Says Rauner Ad Increases Need to Release Undercover Tapes

Patti Blagojevich Says Rauner Ad Increases Need to Release Undercover Tapes

Former first lady Patti Blagojevich says a new Bruce Rauner commercial featuring her husband’s voice, underlines an argument she and the Blagojevich lawyers have been making for years---that all of the unplayed...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 09:50 PM CST

Illinois Girl, 11, Can Take Medical Marijuana at School, Judge Agrees

Illinois Girl, 11, Can Take Medical Marijuana at School, Judge Agrees

A suburban sixth grader will be allowed to take her medically-prescribed marijuana in school without fear of getting herself or the school employees in trouble with the law. Chris Coffey reports.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 06:53 PM CST

Chicagoans React to Trump's Controversial Immigration Remarks

Chicagoans React to Trump's Controversial Immigration Remarks

President Donald Trump caused a major stir with his comments on Africa and Haiti, and NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci spoke with local residents about the president's remarks. 

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 06:49 PM CST

Facebook Changes to Algorithm Stir Strong Reactions

Facebook Changes to Algorithm Stir Strong Reactions

Facebook is making changes to its algorithm that will impact how you receive content in your feed. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski explains. 

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