• NBC Chicago docuseries Feb 23

    Watch: NBC Chicago Docuseries ‘Big Chicago Stories'

    From a skyscraper-climbing spider-man to the shocking and devastating Loop train crash, a new NBC Chicago docuseries has brought some of the city’s biggest stories back to the screen.

  • Tylenol Murders Feb 21

    Big Chicago Stories E4: The Tylenol Murders

    In September of 1982, residents of Chicago and its suburbs began living a nightmare. Someone was putting cyanide into capsules of Extra Strength Tylenol and putting the bottles back on store shelves. In the course of just a few days, seven people were found dead. In this episode of “Big Chicago Stories,” NBC 5’s Phil Rogers goes back to those…

  • Roku Feb 7

    Big Chicago Stories E3: Death of a Mayor

    When Harold Washington, Chicago’s first Black mayor, was re-elected to a second term, his agenda seemed to finally be taking off. He then suddenly died the day before Thanksgiving 1987. What ensued after his death was overwhelming grief punctuated by behind-the-scenes maneuvering to determine who would be the city’s next mayor. In Episode 3, NBC 5’s Phil Rogers documents the...

  • Big Chicago Stories Jan 29

    “Big Chicago Stories” Retells Captivating Chicago-area News Stories

    From a skyscraper-climbing spider-man to the shocking and devastating Loop train crash, a new NBC Chicago docuseries is bringing some of the city’s biggest stories back to the screen.

  • Big Chicago Stories Jan 25

    NBC Chicago Launches New Docuseries on Roku

    From a skyscraper-climbing spider-man to the shocking and devastating Loop train crash, a new NBC Chicago docuseries is bringing some of the city’s biggest stories back to the screen.

  • Big Chicago Stories Jan 24

    Big Chicago Stories E1: The Climber

    When Dan “Spider Dan” Goodwin scaled the Sears Tower and then the John Hancock Center, he climbed his way into the hearts of Chicagoans — even as he drew the wrath of city officials who seemed powerless to stop him. But why did he do it at all? Spider Dan tells all.

  • Big Chicago Stories Jan 24

    Big Chicago Stories E2: The El Crash

    Elevated trains are a reliable symbol of Chicago, but what if an el train falls off the track? That’s exactly what happened at the height of evening rush hour on Feb. 4, 1977, at the corner of Lake and Wabash. Eleven people were killed and scores were injured. A new look at the investigation reveals what happened and what commuters...

  • Roku Jan 22

    NBC Chicago Launches New Docuseries on Roku

    From a skyscraper-climbing spider-man to the shocking and devastating Loop train crash, a new NBC Chicago docuseries is bringing some of the city’s biggest stories back to the screen. On Sunday, Jan. 24, “Big Chicago Stories” will retell momentous, breaking and captivating Chicago-area news stories using video sourced from NBC 5’s rich library of video. ________________________________________________________________________________ To watch the series,…

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