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Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 10:40 PM CDT

Thieves Smash Windows of Cars in Palatine Parking Lot During Softball Game

Thieves Smash Windows of Cars in Palatine Parking Lot During Softball Game

Several cars were broken into Thursday in a Palatine parking lot while the owners watched a nearby softball game, police said. Ash-har Quraishi reports.

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 06:52 PM CDT

Take 5: War Chest Battle Heats Up in Governor's Race

Take 5: War Chest Battle Heats Up in Governor's Race

In this week’s Take 5 on Politics, NBC 5 Political Reporters Carol Marin and Mary Ann Ahern discuss Mayor Rahm Emanuel FINALLY launching a campaign website, and the war chests of Illinois’ gubernato...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 06:32 PM CDT

Band Aims to Raise Money for Families Separated at Border

Band Aims to Raise Money for Families Separated at Border

A rock group is touring the country to raise money and awareness of families separated at the US border. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz talks to the band ahead of their gig tomorrow night. 

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 06:30 PM CDT

Target Offers Teacher's Discount

Target Offers Teacher's Discount

For one week only, Target will give a 15 percent discount on supplies to teachers across America.

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 06:16 PM CDT

VP Mike Pence Speaks in Rosemont

VP Mike Pence Speaks in Rosemont

Vice President Mike Pence was in Chicago Friday for a big-time speech, and he was welcomed by loud protests and big praise from Governor Bruce Rauner. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern reports. 

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 06:14 PM CDT

Controversy Swirls After Rialmo Involved in Another Fight

Controversy Swirls After Rialmo Involved in Another Fight

A controversial Chicago cop is back in the news after he allegedly was involved in another altercation just after he was acquitted in another bar fight. NBC 5's Lisa Chavarria has more.

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 06:08 PM CDT

Responds: Bucktown Residents Furious at Unfinished Project

Responds: Bucktown Residents Furious at Unfinished Project

The interior of a couple's Bucktown home has never been an issue. The view when they look out of it, on the other hand, has many fellow residents fuming. NBC 5 Responds' Lisa Parker reports. 

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 06:04 PM CDT

Women Who Spotted Children Dangling From Ledge Speak Out

Women Who Spotted Children Dangling From Ledge Speak Out

The women who witnessed children dangling from a ledge almost didn't turn down the street, and if they didn't, this scary situation could have ended much worse. NBC 5's Lexi Sutter shares their story. 

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 06:02 PM CDT

Woman Harassed at Forest Preserve Speaks Out

Woman Harassed at Forest Preserve Speaks Out

The woman who was racially harassed by a man at a local forest preserve is finally speaking out. NBC 5's Chris Hush has her story. 

Friday, Jul 13, 2018 at 05:11 PM CDT

Woman Donating Unused Wedding Dress to Deserving Bride

Woman Donating Unused Wedding Dress to Deserving Bride

A woman who didn't make it down the aisle this year is donating her unused wedding dress to a bride in need of a helping hand. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has her story, and here's how you can contact her:...

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