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News As Seen on WMAQ Channel 5 Chicago

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.

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 07:52 PM CDT

Chicago Air and Water Show Preparations

Chicago Air and Water Show Preparations

Performers practiced in front of a crowd for the final time on Friday ahead of Saturday's Chicago Air and Water Show. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports. 

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 11:21 AM CDT

Chicago's Annual Football Classic Will Soon Return

Chicago's Annual Football Classic Will Soon Return

Chicago's annual Football Classic will take place in just a few weeks, officials announced. This year marks the event's 22nd year celebrating black colleges. The game is set to take place Sept. 14 at Soldier...

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