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Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 06:05 PM CST

CTA Raises Fares for 2018

CTA Raises Fares for 2018

It's bad news for commuters, as it will soon cost you more to ride the CTA in the new year. NBC 5's Dick Johnson has the latest. 

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 06:02 PM CST

Car Crashes Into Library

Car Crashes Into Library

A city library branch remains closed after a car smashed into it overnight, and it may not reopen for several days. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski has the latest on what happened. 

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 05:59 PM CST

Journalist Doesn't Have to Reveal Source in McDonald Case

Journalist Doesn't Have to Reveal Source in McDonald Case

A journalist won't have to reveal his source in the Laquan McDonald case after a judge dismissed a defense motion to compel him to testify. NBC 5's Ash-Har Quraishi has the latest. 

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 05:55 PM CST

Baby Cuddler Programs Helps Premature Babies Thrive

Baby Cuddler Programs Helps Premature Babies Thrive

It's amazing how the human touch can make a big difference for premature babies. Programs aimed at helping newborns thrive through cuddles and hugs are not just helping the babies, but mothers as well. NBC...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 05:48 PM CST

Legionnaires Oubreak Claims Lives at Quincy Veterans' Home

Legionnaires Oubreak Claims Lives at Quincy Veterans' Home

The deaths of 13 residents at an Illinois veterans' home is dominating the race for governor. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern has the latest on the situation, and the calls for a deeper investigation.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 05:44 PM CST

Dozens of Musical Instruments Stolen From South Side Classroom, But Panicked Teacher's Hope is Not Lost

Dozens of Musical Instruments Stolen From South Side Classroom, But Panicked Teacher's Hope is Not Lost

Music teacher Tim King has just one wish this holiday season: He wants to replace the instruments that were stolen from his classroom. Trina Orlando reports.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 04:46 PM CST

CPS Partners With Apple for Coding Classes

CPS Partners With Apple for Coding Classes

A new partnership between CPS and Apple is helping kids learn how to code. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has more.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 02:23 PM CST

Geminid Meteor Shower to Light Up Night Sky

Geminid Meteor Shower to Light Up Night Sky

The Geminid Meteor Shower will light up the night sky in the overnight hours, and NBC 5 Storm Team Meteorologist Kalee Dionne spoke with NASA's Jim Jeletic about the celestial show. 

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 11:36 AM CST

Democratic Candidates for 6th District Speak at Forum

Democratic Candidates for 6th District Speak at Forum

Both taxes and health care were two of the main topics at the first forum of all seven candidates running for the Democratic nomination to unseat Rep. Peter Roskam.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 08:45 AM CST

Rundown: Teen Shot, Property Taxes, Stamp Preview

Rundown: Teen Shot, Property Taxes, Stamp Preview

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