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Trove of Sensitive Medical Records Discovered in Aurora Home

Trove of Sensitive Medical Records Discovered in Aurora Home

When Barbara Jarvis-Neavins rented a house in Aurora four years ago, she says she knew almost immediately the owners had left a few items in the basement. Read More

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Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017
Social Media Helping Fuel Gang Killings

Social Media Helping Fuel Gang Killings

The overwhelming percentage of murders taking place in Chicago can be traced to either gang members or to others who have some sort of gang tie, according to Deputy Chief of Police Kevin Ryan. Read More

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Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017
Blagojevich Marks 5 Years Behind Bars

Blagojevich Marks 5 Years Behind Bars

A look back at all that's happened in the five years since former Gov. Rod Blagojevich first reported to prison. Read More

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Wednesday, Mar 15, 2017
Thousands of Homes at Risk in Cook County Tax Auction

Thousands of Homes at Risk in Cook County Tax Auction

Homeowners with delinquent taxes could soon lose their properties in an auction by the Cook County Treasurer’s office next month, but the treasurer says many homeowners have no idea their home is at risk. Read More

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Monday, Mar 13, 2017
State Cancels License After Accident Man Says Never Happened

State Cancels License After Accident Man Says Never Happened

Alfredo Rodriguez, an accountant from Berwyn, depends daily on his car to commute to and from work in Franklin Park. So Rodriguez said he felt helpless when he suddenly got a notice from the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office... Read More

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Thursday, Mar 9, 2017
Is MiraLAX Safe For Kids?

Is MiraLAX Safe For Kids?

A popular over-the-counter medication is coming under intense scrutiny, after some parents claim their children experienced neuropsychiatric problems while taking the drug. Read More

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Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Defibrillator Can Interfere With Peaceful Death, Experts Say

Defibrillator Can Interfere With Peaceful Death, Experts Say

Erika Barber of suburban Arlington Heights said she watched in horror in early 2009 as her stepfather, William Ruppel, repeatedly jolted in the final six hours of his life. Read More

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Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Documents Reveal Reasons For Drew Peterson Transfer

Documents Reveal Reasons For Drew Peterson Transfer

Illinois corrections officials were convinced convicted wife killer Drew Peterson was such a threat to security, that they began trying to find ways to transfer him out of the state prison system as early as last October. Read More

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Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
How CPS Got Emergency Supplies of Epinephrine Into Schools

How CPS Got Emergency Supplies of Epinephrine Into Schools

Through “a true community effort” CPS was the first large urban school district to commit to making sure every one of its buildings has emergency supplies of this life-saving antidote on hand, with a continued commitment of... Read More

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Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
Hundreds of Schools in Chicago Area Don’t Have Epinephrine

Hundreds of Schools in Chicago Area Don’t Have Epinephrine

For many children, the first time they suffer a severe allergic reaction to a food is when they’re in school. Chicago-area public schools can keep extra supplies of epinephrine auto-injectors on hand, for just these types... Read More

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