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News As Seen on WMAQ Channel 5 Chicago

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 07:33 PM CDT

Meet the Soulful Nuns Who Rock

Meet the Soulful Nuns Who Rock

A group of nuns from Peru are bringing their 'sister act' to Chicago in the form of a rock concert—they’re known as ‘Siervas.’

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 07:30 PM CDT

Chicago Union Window Washers Descend on City Hall to Strike

Chicago Union Window Washers Descend on City Hall to Strike

Window washers went on strike Wednesday, demanding a three-year contract with wages rising to 25 dollars an hour.

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 07:12 PM CDT

Governor's Race: Spending Breakdown

Governor's Race: Spending Breakdown

NBC 5 Investigates has found incumbent Bruce Rauner and Democratic challenger JB Pritzker have spent a combined 80 million dollars this year. NBC 5's Carol Marin reports.

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 06:23 PM CDT

Early Dinners Could Save Your Life

Early Dinners Could Save Your Life

Researchers have found that people who eat dinner early have a significantly lower chance of developing certain types of cancer.

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 06:00 PM CDT

Softball Team Steps Up for Team Manager

Softball Team Steps Up for Team Manager

The Oak Forest High School softball team took a trip to cheer on their team manager in their special needs league, and when the other team didn't show, the Oak Forest team stepped in. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has...

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 05:54 PM CDT

Chicago RX Cards Help Residents Pay for Prescriptions

Chicago RX Cards Help Residents Pay for Prescriptions

Almost everyone who takes prescription drugs is on the lookout for help paying for them, and now Chicago residents have a new option. NBC 5's Lauren Petty has the details. 

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 05:46 PM CDT

Special Olympics Monument Unveiled at Soldier Field

Special Olympics Monument Unveiled at Soldier Field

A new permanent monument now sits outside Soldier Field to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics. NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter has the story of how the monument came to be. 

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 05:40 PM CDT

Congressional Race Captures National Attention

Congressional Race Captures National Attention

The 6th Congressional District race is heating up, and Peter Roskam and Sean Casten both spoke to NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern this week. 

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 05:38 PM CDT

Firefighters Battle Apartment Complex Blaze

Firefighters Battle Apartment Complex Blaze

A five-alarm fire in Prospect Heights is snarling traffic and could displace hundreds of people. NBC 5's Regina Waldroup has the details. 

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 at 05:36 PM CDT

Lincoln Park Abuse Suspect Arrested

Lincoln Park Abuse Suspect Arrested

Police believe they have the man responsible for assaults on a pair of girls inside their own homes. NBC 5's Ash-har Quraishi reports. 

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