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Mohammed Khan: Terrorist or Confused Teen?

Mohammed Khan: Terrorist or Confused Teen?

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Mohammed Hamza Khan seemed like any other teenager living in the Chicago suburbs. He goofed around with his friends, worked part time, and went to college. But this 19-year-old may have had a dark and unusual secret Read More

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Nov 24, 2014 Share
City Cites CITGO Retailers

City Cites CITGO Retailers

The City of Chicago said it cracked-down on a major gas and snack retailer after receiving numerous customer complaints during the past six years. Read More

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Nov 21, 2014 Share
911 Tapes Released in Plane Crash Near Midway Airport

911 Tapes Released in Plane Crash Near Midway Airport

Newly released 911 tapes suggest that when a call came in early Tuesday, stating that a plane had crashed into a home near Midway Airport, somewhat incredulous–sounding operators took it with a grain of salt. Read More

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Nov 20, 2014 Share
Facilities Housing Toxic Chemicals Could Pose Risk to Schools

Facilities Housing Toxic Chemicals Could Pose Risk to Schools

Data released by a Washington D.C.-based research group shows dozens of facilities across the Chicago area store or use toxic chemicals which – if released in an accidental leak or explosion – could directly affect hundreds... Read More

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Nov 19, 2014 Share
Chicago Dog Owners Fight to Reverse Euthanasia Orders

Chicago Dog Owners Fight to Reverse Euthanasia Orders

The number of dangerous dog declarations in Chicago is increasing, as are orders to euthanize so-called dangerous dogs, according to city records. Now, dog owners who are fighting to save their dogs from euthanasia tell NBC... Read More

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Nov 19, 2014 Share
Feds Arrest Debt Collectors in Crackdown

Feds Arrest Debt Collectors in Crackdown

Federal agencies teamed up on Tuesday to announce the arrest of a debt collector, accused of harassing consumers nationwide for debts they didn’t owe, and for impersonating law enforcement. Read More

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Nov 18, 2014 Share
Animal Rescue Group Paid After Battle Over Cattle

Animal Rescue Group Paid After Battle Over Cattle

A local animal rescue group caring for a herd of seized cattle has been paid by Cook County after waiting nearly six months to be reimbursed. Read More

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Nov 18, 2014 Share
NTSB Reports Show Crash History for Air Carrier

NTSB Reports Show Crash History for Air Carrier

NBC5 Investigates examined the NTSB reports on 13 incidents involving Central Air Southwest or its affiliated companies over the last three decades. Read More

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Nov 12, 2014 Share
Whistleblower Alleges Intimidation Tactics at Debt Collection Agency

Whistleblower Alleges Intimidation Tactics at Debt Collection Agency

The complaints coming in from consumers across the country paint an alarming picture: a Chicago-area debt collection agency accused of violating federal consumer protection laws and harassing consumers nationwide. Read More

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Nov 10, 2014 Share
New Hacking Threat Could Impact Traffic Systems

New Hacking Threat Could Impact Traffic Systems

Motorists drive by traffic lights every day and trust they will work. But NBC 5 Investigates found that as more cities turn to wireless traffic systems, some of those systems are unprotected and open to a cyber-attack. Read More

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