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Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 08:00 PM CDT

Delays Getting Worse in Chicago

Delays Getting Worse in Chicago

A new report on traffic across America shows that delays are getting worse, including in Chicago. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski has the story. 

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 07:57 PM CDT

Transgender Woman Sues Employer Over Termination

Transgender Woman Sues Employer Over Termination

A Chicago transgender woman is suing a convenience store after she says she was tormented over her identity and race. NBC 5's Chris Hush has more on the federal lawsuit she has filed. 

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 07:54 PM CDT

New Addition at Marist Helps Students Learn in Unique Way

New Addition at Marist Helps Students Learn in Unique Way

It's back to class for one local high school, as a new addition is helping students to learn about science in a different way. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup has the story. 

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 07:52 PM CDT

DNC Makes Hotel Assignments Ahead of Convention

DNC Makes Hotel Assignments Ahead of Convention

The 2020 Milwaukee Democratic National Convention will be good for the suburban Chicago hotel industry. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern has the details. 

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 07:50 PM CDT

Chicago Artist Creates Mural Scavenger Hunt

Chicago Artist Creates Mural Scavenger Hunt

A Chicago artist is creating 26 murals in Lincoln Yards and it's all part of a scavenger hunt. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the story. 

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 07:47 PM CDT

Man Dies Trying to Save Girl in Lake Michigan

Man Dies Trying to Save Girl in Lake Michigan

A 35-year-old man is dead after he jumped into Lake Michigan to try to save an 11-year-old girl Thursday. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez has the latest details. 

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 04:46 PM CDT

Statue Unveiled for Fallen Chicago Police Officer

Statue Unveiled for Fallen Chicago Police Officer

 A statue was unveiled Wednesday at the 12th District police station in Chicago honoring Officer Michael Ceriale, who was shot and killed while on duty in 1998. 

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 08:47 AM CDT

Pritzker to Sign Bill Increasing Minimum Teacher Salary

Pritzker to Sign Bill Increasing Minimum Teacher Salary

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker was scheduled to sign legislation Thursday that will raise the minimum salary for teachers across the state. Sandra Torres reports.  

Thursday, Aug 22, 2019 at 08:31 AM CDT

Woman Shot in Dolton While Driving Kids, Official Says

Woman Shot in Dolton While Driving Kids, Official Says

A woman driving her four children was critically wounded in a shooting that sparked a SWAT response in south suburban Dolton Wednesday night, officials say. Lauren Petty reports.

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 10:23 PM CDT

Uptick in Violence Prompts Joliet Community Meeting

Uptick in Violence Prompts Joliet Community Meeting

In response to complaints from Joliet residents about a sharp increase in shootings on the city’s west side, a town hall meeting was held Wednesday to discuss the issue, and possible solutions. NBC 5's...

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