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Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 06:10 PM CST

Medieval Times Welcomes a Queen to the Throne

Medieval Times Welcomes a Queen to the Throne

A major change is coming to one of the area's most popular tourist events. 

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 06:08 PM CST

3rd District Race Heating Up as Primary Season Nears

3rd District Race Heating Up as Primary Season Nears

The race in Illinois' 3rd Congressional district may not be getting the attention that the race to replace Rep. Luis Gutierrez is getting, but a challenger to Rep. Dan Lipinski could change that. 

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 05:57 PM CST

Chicagoans Protest Trump's Jerusalem Decision

Chicagoans Protest Trump's Jerusalem Decision

Chicagoans are protesting President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski is on the scene with more. 

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 05:32 PM CST

Nazi Assignment Draws Criticism at Suburban School

Nazi Assignment Draws Criticism at Suburban School

A history lesson is sparking controversy at a suburban school. NBC 5's Ash-Har Quraishi has more on the controversial methods the teacher is using.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 05:30 PM CST

AT&T Store Robbed at Gunpoint Thursday

AT&T Store Robbed at Gunpoint Thursday

Bold criminals robbed a cell phone store on the city's Southwest Side, putting a gun to the neck and back of the clerk working at the time. NBC 5's Michelle Relerford has more on the investigation. 

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 12:02 PM CST

Trauma Hotline Helps Victims of Violence Recover

Trauma Hotline Helps Victims of Violence Recover

A trauma line is helping victims of violence recover from their terrible ordeals, and now a grant could help expand the reach of this resource. NBC 5's Sabrina Santucci has more on the line, which you can reach...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 06:30 PM CST

Duckworth, Durbin Call for Franken to Resign

Duckworth, Durbin Call for Franken to Resign

Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth have both called upon Senator Al Franken to resign amidst new improper conduct allegations. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern has the latest. 

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 06:28 PM CST

Chance the Rapper Makes Big Donation to CPS

Chance the Rapper Makes Big Donation to CPS

Chance the Rapper teamed up with Google to bring joy, and a BIG donation, to Chicago Public Schools. NBC 5's Marion Brooks has more.

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 05:49 PM CST

Initiative Aims to Help People Through Tough Times

Initiative Aims to Help People Through Tough Times

During these tough times, two men are touring the country with a message of peace. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski caught up with them as they tell us about the hands-on way they are spreading their message. ...

Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017 at 05:47 PM CST

Mild Winters Making Chicago's Squirrels Fatter

Mild Winters Making Chicago's Squirrels Fatter

Chicago's squirrels are a little fatter than usual, and mild winters, not a lack of self-control, are to blame for their pudginess. 

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