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Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 10:47 PM CST

Police Warn of 'Scrawny' Robber in Northwest Indiana Targeting Small Businesses

Police Warn of 'Scrawny' Robber in Northwest Indiana Targeting Small Businesses

A “scrawny” robber who wears a hood or mask and implies having a weapon is targeting small businesses in Northwest Indiana, police say. Natalie Martinez reports.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 09:15 PM CST

Amazon Announces Whole Foods Discounts For Certain Members

Amazon Announces Whole Foods Discounts For Certain Members

Amazon has announced a new discount at Whole Foods, but it's only for members of it's Prime subscription. Prime members will get coupons for cheaper turkeys this Thanksgiving. Amazon says it's a sneak peak...

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 01:38 PM CST

7-Year-Old to Use 'Magic Power' to Light 50-Foot Tree

7-Year-Old to Use 'Magic Power' to Light 50-Foot Tree

She's 7 years old and facing major health challenges. But after a special trip south, she is now convicted she has magic powers. Chris Hush reports more on how those powers are being used... for good.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 09:09 PM CST

Weight Watchers Makes Diet Wine

Weight Watchers Makes Diet Wine

Weight Watchers is getting into the wine business. The weight-loss company is rolling out a new line of low-calorie wines. The first one is a sauvignon blanc from New Zealand with only 85 calories per glass....

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 08:42 PM CST

Chicago's OEMC Prepares For Winter

Chicago's OEMC Prepares For Winter

It's winter weather preparedness week. Wednesday, local leaders are talking about the plans to keep you safe the season and the lessons learned from past extreme events. NBC 5's Ash-har Quirashi reports.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 08:22 PM CST

Porter Begins Investigating Misconduct Allegations

Porter Begins Investigating Misconduct Allegations

Illinois' new Legislative Inspector General is on the job, as she works to clear a backlog of misconduct allegations. NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern spoke with Julie Porter exclusively as she begins her investigations....

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 08:12 PM CST

Education Program Teaches Kids American History With Theater

Education Program Teaches Kids American History With Theater

It's an organization that's making a difference for children around the country and here in Chicago. The Hamilton Education Program teaches students about American history, then allows them to perform their own...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 08:08 PM CST

After Alleged Frameups, 15 Convictions to Be Vacated at Thursday Morning Hearing

After Alleged Frameups, 15 Convictions to Be Vacated at Thursday Morning Hearing

In an unprecedented move, State’s Attorney Kim Foxx will vacate the convictions of 15 individuals, who say they were framed by a crew of alleged rogue cops who operated for years on Chicago’s South Side. Phil...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 07:52 PM CST

Sexual Harassment in Cook County Jail, Indecent Activity Alleged By Public Defenders

Sexual Harassment in Cook County Jail, Indecent Activity Alleged By Public Defenders

The Cook County jail is a toxic environment where inmates expose themselves, act out sexually, harassing, attacking and threatening female public defenders and female correctional officers. The allegations...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 07:34 PM CST

Woman Missing After Joliet Bartending Shift, Friends Say

Woman Missing After Joliet Bartending Shift, Friends Say

Friends of a Mokena woman expressed concern Wednesday after they said she seemingly vanished after working a shift as a bartender in Joliet. Christian Farr reports.

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