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Jan 25, 2014

Weekend Web: Coding For Kids

Weekend Web: Coding For Kids

Fred Hoch from the Illinois Technology Association talks about a new push in Chicago to teach tech to the city's kids.

Jan 11, 2014

Fit Club: Jumpstart Your Diet with Juicing

Fit Club: Jumpstart Your Diet with Juicing

NBC 5 Fit Club Coach Andrea Metcalf explains how to keep your resolution to lose weight and feel great.

Jan 11, 2014

Adopt a Pet: January 11

Adopt a Pet: January 11

Anti-Cruelty Society.">Andy Avalos introduces us to a small dog, and medium sized cat that are available for adoption at the Anti-Cruelty Society.

Jan 11, 2014

Food for Thought: Losing Weight

Food for Thought: Losing Weight

Anthony Ponce and Emily Flores talk with Dr. Sandy Goldberg about tips for keeping your New Years' Resolution to lose weight.

Dec 28, 2013

Make 2014 Your Best Fit Year So Far!

Make 2014 Your Best Fit Year So Far!

If you're ready to make healthy, lasting changes to live a healthier lifestyle in 2014, team up with NBC 5 Fit Club trainer Andrea Metcalf. She's spearheading The Chicago Achievers Project to gather 250...

Dec 27, 2013

Mint Mojito Cake for the Holidays

Mint Mojito Cake for the Holidays

Learn how to whip up a mint mojito cake for the holidays, courtesy of Philip Potempa , the food and entertainment columnist for the Times of Northwest Indiana. When he’s not writing for the times, Philip...

Nov 3, 2013

Kiosk Allows Diners to Play Games, Pay Bills

Kiosk Allows Diners to Play Games, Pay Bills

Ziosk, a new computer kiosk for restaurant customers to use at their tables. They can order food and drinks on it, also pay their bill and play games.">Charlie Wojciechowski and Art Norman show us to Ziosk, a new computer kiosk for restaurant customers to use at their tables. They can order food and drinks on it, also pay their bill and play games.

Nov 3, 2013

Fashion & Fiber: The Ultimate Knitting Event

Fashion & Fiber: The Ultimate Knitting Event

Meet the world's best knitters at Vogue Knitting Live . It's happening at the Palmer House Hilton downtown through Sunday. Mention you saw the segment and get half-price marketplace tickets or classes.

Nov 3, 2013

Food for Thought: Lighten up Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Food for Thought: Lighten up Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Dr. Sandy Goldberg offers tips to swap out high-calorie ingredients for healthier options.

Oct 27, 2013

Make Bacon Jam this Autumn!

Make Bacon Jam this Autumn!

Chef Micky Kerns of All Natural Chicago shows us how to prepare "Bacon Jam" a delicious summer treat!

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Cause of Death Released for Andrew 'AJ' Freund
Cause of Death Released for Andrew 'AJ' Freund

A cause of death for Andrew "AJ" Freund was released Thursday, one day after the Crystal Lake boy's body was found in a remote Woodstock area and his parents were charged with murder.

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