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Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 11:02 PM CDT

22 Hospitalized With Vaping-Linked Breathing Problems

22 Hospitalized With Vaping-Linked Breathing Problems

There is a growing concern about the dangers of vaping. Health officials in the Midwest have documented more than a handful of cases of lung damage in teens. NBC 5's Natalie Martinez reports.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 10:59 PM CDT

Teens Charged in Car Theft Attempt That Sparked Police Chase

Teens Charged in Car Theft Attempt That Sparked Police Chase

Five teenagers were charged Tuesday evening after a 14-year-old boy was killed in a shooting that authorities say stemmed from an attempted car theft in the north suburbs, sparking a police chase that ended...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 10:58 PM CDT

At Least 24 Vehicles Found Damaged in The Loop Garage: Cops

At Least 24 Vehicles Found Damaged in The Loop Garage: Cops

Multiple vehicles inside of a parking garage in the Loop were found damaged Tuesday, Chicago police said. NBC 5's Patrick Fazio reports.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 06:19 PM CDT

'American Ninja Warriors' to Host Special Program for Kids in Chicago

'American Ninja Warriors' to Host Special Program for Kids in Chicago

Chicago will be well represented next week on American Ninja Warriors. Local Chicago athletes will be competing and NBC 5's LeeAnn Trotter spoke with a couple of the contestants who run a local ninja gym for...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 05:55 PM CDT

Changes to the ‘Endangered Species Act’ Could Negatively Impact Wildlife

Changes to the ‘Endangered Species Act’ Could Negatively Impact Wildlife

The Trump administration announced sweeping changes to the 'Endangered Species Act.' NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has the details on how the changes could impact at-risk wildlife.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 05:41 PM CDT

Fallen Officers Honored at CPD Star Ceremony

Fallen Officers Honored at CPD Star Ceremony

A somber ceremony Tuesday paid tribute to three Chicago police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. NBC 5's Kate Chappell has the details.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 05:36 PM CDT

Chicago Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Laid to Rest

Chicago Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Laid to Rest

A Chicago soldier killed in Afghanistan was laid to rest Tuesday, days after his body was brought back to the city. NBC 5’s Christian Farr has the details.

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 05:33 PM CDT

Chicago Casino 'Not Feasible' Due to 'Onerous' Fees: Study

Chicago Casino 'Not Feasible' Due to 'Onerous' Fees: Study

A new study on the feasibility of a gambling casino in Chicago says the "onerous" tax and fee structure will make it difficult, if not impossible, to attract an investor. NBC 5’s Mary Ann...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 06:23 PM CDT

Opening Arguments Begin in Trial Over Officer's Shooting

Opening Arguments Begin in Trial Over Officer's Shooting

Opening arguments began Tuesday for a man accused in the shooting death of an off-duty Chicago police officer. Jovan Battle, 32, is one of three people accused in the March 25 fatal shooting of Officer John...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 05:14 PM CDT

'I'm Blessed': Chicago-Area Teen Creates Brand to Help Others

'I'm Blessed': Chicago-Area Teen Creates Brand to Help Others

A 17-year-old has not let his disability hold him back. In fact, he uses it to help others. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz has the inspiring story.

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