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Chicagoans Try to Beat the Heat

Chicagoans Try to Beat the Heat

unable to retrieve full-text content Along the lakefront many Chicagoans had the right idea Thursday morning to get outdoor activities out of the way before the dangerously high temperatures settle in.

Taking Care of Pets in Hot Weather

Taking Care of Pets in Hot Weather

A heat wave is sweeping the Chicago area bringing some of the highest temperatures we’ve seen in years. With that in mind, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has a few reminders for anyone with an animal pal.  Dogs and cats can become dehydrated quickly, so give them plenty of water when it’s hot outdoors.

List of Chicago-Area Cooling Centers

List of Chicago-Area Cooling Centers

NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox A heat wave is expected to stretch across many cities in the central U.S., bringing the hottest weather of the year so far and triple-digit temperatures to Chicago. Lauren Jiggetts reports.

5 to Know: July 21

5 to Know: July 21

unable to retrieve full-text content Here are five stories to know as you head out the door Thursday, July 21.

OEMC’s Tips for Excessive Heat

OEMC’s Tips for Excessive Heat

unable to retrieve full-text content Rich Guidice, managing deputy director of operations for the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications, discusses the best ways to prepare for the high temperatures.

Big Trump Campaign Contributor Launches ‘Hug Campaign’

Big Trump Campaign Contributor Launches ‘Hug Campaign’

One of Donald Trump’s largest financial contributors is a suburban Chicago businessman many have never heard of. And he’s on a mission to change the Republican party in a way many would never expect.

Plane Crashes Into Home in Plainfield

Plane Crashes Into Home in Plainfield

NBC 5′s Phil Rogers reports on a small plane that came crashing down into a home in southwest suburban Plainfield. (Published 25 minutes ago) A small plane crashed into a home in a southwest Chicago suburb Thursday morning, according to authorities.

Charles Tillman to Retire as a Member of the Bears

Charles Tillman to Retire as a Member of the Bears

Despite being let go by the Chicago Bears after the 2014 season, cornerback Charles Tillman still feels a strong affinity for the organization and plans to sign a one-day contract with the team so that he can retire as a Bear. Tillman, who spent the first 12 years of his NFL career with the Bears, finished up as a member of the Carolina Panthers, but after announcing his decision to retire on Monday, the cornerback decided to make his retirement official as a member of the Bears.

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