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News As Seen on WMAQ Channel 5 Chicago

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 01:40 PM CDT

Tech Trends: Back to School

Tech Trends: Back to School

NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski has the details on new gadgets including speakers, earphones and cell phone cases in time for back to school season.

Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 08:44 AM CDT

61st Annual Chicago Air & Water Show Underway

61st Annual Chicago Air & Water Show Underway

NBC 5’s Lisa Chavarria has the details on what you can expect near North Avenue Beach this weekend.

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 08:33 PM CDT

Tiny House Threatens to Steal Show at BMW Championship

Tiny House Threatens to Steal Show at BMW Championship

 A tiny house at Medinah is threatening to steal the show at the BMW Championship, as NBC 5's Mike Berman gives you a peek inside. 

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 08:15 PM CDT

Chicago's Anti-Cruelty Society Prepares For 'Clear the Shelters'

Chicago's Anti-Cruelty Society Prepares For 'Clear the Shelters'

Chicago-area animal shelters are waiving adoption fees on Saturday for 'Adopt the Shelters.' NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter takes a look at how Chicago's Anti-Cruelty Society is preparing for the big day. 

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 08:03 PM CDT

Comcast Announces New Plans for 'Internet Essentials' Program

Comcast Announces New Plans for 'Internet Essentials' Program

Comcast is expanding its efforts to bring internet to eligible low-income and disabled households in its service area. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has more on the company's new plans for its "internet essentials&...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 07:58 PM CDT

Gary Murder Suspect Appears in Court

Gary Murder Suspect Appears in Court

A Gary man is facing murder charges as prosecutors revealed grisly new details and a possible motive in an Indiana woman's death. NBC 5's Phil Rogers has the story.   

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 07:56 PM CDT

Family in Limbo After Fake Landlord Scammed Them

Family in Limbo After Fake Landlord Scammed Them

A Skokie family is facing some tough choices after they say they were scammed by a fake landlord. NBC 5's Michelle Relerford has the details. 

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 07:53 PM CDT

Chicago Hotels Become Summer Camps for Cancer Patients

Chicago Hotels Become Summer Camps for Cancer Patients

This week, two legendary Chicago hotels were magically transformed into a fun-filled urban summer camp for kids living with cancer. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the story.   

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 09:45 AM CDT

Aftermath of Northwest Indiana River Chemical Spill

Aftermath of Northwest Indiana River Chemical Spill

The Indiana Department of Environmental Management is investigating after a steel plant dumped toxic levels of cyanide and ammonia-nitrogen in the Little Calumet River. NBC 5's Ash-Har Quraishi takes a look...

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 07:46 PM CDT

Communities on Edge After String of Wheel Thefts

Communities on Edge After String of Wheel Thefts

Anxiety is high for car owners on the NW side after a string of wheel thefts in several neighborhoods, including Jefferson Park.

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