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Wednesday Marks 1 Week Since Crystal Lake Boy Vanished

1 hour 51 min ago


Wednesday marked one full week since Andrew "AJ" Freund was last seen.

3-Car Crash Sends 6 to Hospital on West Side

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 19:27


A three-car crash on Chicago’s West Side sent six people to the hospital Tuesday—including two pedestrians, authorities said.

'Ellie Strong': 14-Year-Old Girl Battling Brain Tumor Falls Ill Again

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 17:44


A teen girl battling a brain tumor was recovering from surgery and visiting with family, when she suddenly fell ill again.

Pritzker Reflects on First 100 Days in Office

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 17:42


It's been almost 100 days since Gov. JB Pritzker took the oath of office in Springfield.

READI Chicago: How A Program Against Gun Violence Helps Save Lives

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 16:21


A local organization is hoping to help end gun violence in Chicago by offering a job and therapy to the men affected by the epidemic. NBC 5's Anayeli Ruiz.

Parents of Missing 5-Year-old Kid Fight for Custody of Other Son

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 15:49


'AJ's' mother was in court Tuesday afternoon for a hearing related to her younger son who was taken into protective custody last week. NBC 5's Ash-har Quraishi reports.

Watch: Gov. Pritzker's Full Interview 100 Days Since Taking Office

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 15:00


Watch Gov. J.B. Pritzker's full interview with NBC 5 100 days after taking office. 

Coin Toss Decides Winner of Sauk Village Election

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:58


A fish bowl, scraps of paper and a coin – that’s how Sauk Village named its newest member to its board of trustees.

State's Attorney Vows to Work Case 'Until We Find AJ'

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 13:50


McHenry County State's Attorney Patrick Kenneally urged anyone who may know something to come forward. Kenneally said the worst thing someone can do in this case is conceal the truth.

Missing Crystal Lake Boy: Search Expands to Park, Ponds

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 11:58


Police and first responders descended on wooded areas and ponds in a northwest Chicago suburb Tuesday as they continued their search for a 5-year-old boy who disappeared last week.

Report: Robbie Gould Requests Trade From 49ers

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 11:03


The Chicago Bears have already signed several kickers this offseason, but a familiar face could be available if they’re willing to give up an asset to get him.

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Driver in State Trooper Death Tested Double Legal Limit

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 10:21


NBC 5 Investigates has learned that the driver blamed for causing the death of an Illinois State Trooper three weeks ago, had more than twice the legal limit of alcohol in his system at the time of the crash.

Missing Crystal Lake Boy: Listen to 911 Call From Family

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 09:35


Audio of the 911 call the father of a missing Crystal Lake boy made when his son went missing was released by authorities Tuesday. 

Search Intensifies for Missing Crystal Lake Boy

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 09:19


Police have resumed their search in Lippold Park and begun searching ponds as they continue their search for a missing 5-year-old boy in Crystal Lake. 

Watch: Osundairo Brothers' Statement on Smollett Saga

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 08:58


Olabinjio Osundairo and Abimola Osundairo filed a federal lawsuit against Jussie Smollett's legal team on Tuesday, alleging that the "Empire" actor's attorneys defamed the brothers throughout the saga...

Missing Crystal Lake Boy: 911 Call From Family Released

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 08:32


Audio of the 911 call the father of a missing Crystal Lake boy made when his son went missing was released by authorities Tuesday.

Jussie Smollett Case: Osundairo Brothers File Lawsuit

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 08:06


Olabinjio Osundairo and Abimola Osundairo filed a federal lawsuit against Jussie Smollett's legal team on Tuesday, alleging that the "Empire" actor's attorneys defamed the brothers throughout the saga of...

Chicago Weather Forecast: Skies Clear for Afternoon Sunshine

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 07:13


NBC Storm Team 5 meteorologist Pete Sack has your latest forecast update.

Missing Crystal Lake Boy's Parents to Attend Custody Hearing

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 06:46


As the search continues for missing suburban 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund, the boy's parents were expected to attend a hearing on Tuesday to regain custody of their younger son, who authorities took from...

The Rundown: Stanley's, Garrett Popcorn, Samsung Delay

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 06:44


The top headlines you need to know as you start your day on April 23, 2019. 

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