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West Loop Residents Gather to Strategize Against Carjackings

West Loop Residents Gather to Strategize Against Carjackings

There have been nearly 20 carjackings in the last week and residents in the West Loop say something needs to be done. Trina Orlando reports.

Chicago-Area Group Ensures Thanksgiving Dinners For Families

Chicago-Area Group Ensures Thanksgiving Dinners For Families

unable to retrieve full-text content A Chicago-area group helps people in need ensure a Thanksgiving dinner for their loved ones. Anayeli Ruiz reports.

Walmart Gets Pushback On ‘No Holiday Pay’ Policy

Walmart Gets Pushback On ‘No Holiday Pay’ Policy

Walmart is getting push-back from its employees on its “no holiday pay” policy. Some Chicago-area employees say they deserve holiday pay and are calling on Walmart to bring it back.

Des Plaines Residents Fight Plans to Bulldoze Ancient Oaks

Des Plaines Residents Fight Plans to Bulldoze Ancient Oaks

Des Plaines residents are fighting to save centuries-old oak trees from being bulldozed. The trees would be removed to make room for a proposed housing development located near the intersection of Golf and East River roads.

Puppy Fatally Attacked by Pit Bull in Wheaton, Family Says

Puppy Fatally Attacked by Pit Bull in Wheaton, Family Says

A mother and her young daughters were traumatized in Wheaton when a beautiful day outside together with their new puppy turned violent. (Published Monday, Nov.

A Glance at Charles Manson’s Criminal History in Indiana

A Glance at Charles Manson’s Criminal History in Indiana

Charles Manson, the cult leader who orchestrated a killing spree in Los Angeles in the summer of 1969, died Sunday after spending half a century behind bars. (Published Monday, Nov.

Chicago Students Embrace Day of Service

Chicago Students Embrace Day of Service

unable to retrieve full-text content A group of students at one Chicago school took a break from math and reading to make a difference in the world around them. NBC 5’s LeeAnn Trotter has more on how these kids embraced a day of service.

Murphy Endorses Villivalam For Senate

Murphy Endorses Villivalam For Senate

WATCH LIVE The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Bryan Cranston; Stephen Curry; Goldlink performs with Brent Faiyaz and Shy Glizzy. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox House Prosecutor David Ellis gives closing arguments to the Illinois Senate during the impeachment trial of Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich January 29, 2009 in Springfield, Illinois.

Person Fatally Shot in Palos Heights, Police Say

Person Fatally Shot in Palos Heights, Police Say

WATCH LIVE The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Bryan Cranston; Stephen Curry; Goldlink performs with Brent Faiyaz and Shy Glizzy. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox A person was fatally shot Monday evening in a southwest suburb before the shooter fled the scene in a vehicle, police said.

Cook County Public Guardian May Narrowly Avoid Layoffs

Cook County Public Guardian May Narrowly Avoid Layoffs

A last minute deal may save the Cook County Public Guardian Office from devastating cuts. Cook County Commissioners vote on the budget Tuesday and over the weekend Public Guardian employees spoke out about the loss of 22 positions.

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