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Towing Company Accused of Moving Cars to Illegal Spots

Towing Company Accused of Moving Cars to Illegal Spots

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What if a tow truck deliberately moved your car from a legal – to an ILLEGAL spot – then towed it away? NBC 5 investigates complaints against a local towing company accused of taking advantage of drivers. Read More

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Jul 29, 2015 Share
TSA Hopes Ticketless Travel Will Reduce Airport Delays

TSA Hopes Ticketless Travel Will Reduce Airport Delays

Imagine a trip to the airport without a boarding pass. On Wednesday the Transportation Security Administration announced ticketless travel could soon become a reality – but lawmakers say the agency needs to address major security... Read More

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Jul 28, 2015 Share
What Families Need To Know About Car Seat Expiration Dates

What Families Need To Know About Car Seat Expiration Dates

A new mom receives a car seat as a baby gift and learns it expired 2 years ago. Why don’t many caregivers know car seats expire? What the retailer, industry groups and safety experts have to say about it? NBC 5 Investigates. Read More

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Jul 27, 2015 Share
Emotional Support Animals 'Growing Problem' on Flights

Emotional Support Animals 'Growing Problem' on Flights

An increasing number of “emotional support animals” on airline flights are causing concern for flight attendants, who fear the animals could cause safety problems. NBC5 Investigates how many people may be taking advantage of... Read More

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Jul 24, 2015 Share
Trucking Company Behind I-65 Crash Has History of Accidents

Trucking Company Behind I-65 Crash Has History of Accidents

A woman and her two young sons were among five people killed in a fiery chain-reaction crash Thursday night, after a semi-trailer truck hauling a tanker filled with cooking oil, slammed into vehicles slowed for a construction zone... Read More

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Jul 23, 2015 Share
Angry Parents, Sunburned Kids and Complaints About a Brand of Sunscreen

Angry Parents, Sunburned Kids and Complaints About a Brand of Sunscreen

Complaints lodged in recent months raise questions about the efficacy of a brand of sunscreen many parents choose for its all-natural ingredient claims. Did a recent change in the company’s formula prompt problems? The company says... Read More

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Jul 20, 2015 Share
Surgeons' Complication Rates Available to Patients

Surgeons' Complication Rates Available to Patients

You go in to surgery expecting a quick recovery with no complications, but a new online database shows you how often surgeons’ patients get readmitted to the hospital for complications like post-operative pain, infections,... Read More

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Jul 17, 2015 Share
Woman Accused in Buried-Alive Murder Wants New Trial

Woman Accused in Buried-Alive Murder Wants New Trial

A woman who was sentenced to prison nearly three decades ago for her alleged role in the death of a wealthy Kankakee businessman has asked for a new trial based on an affidavit from her former boyfriend, who was also accused in the... Read More

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Jul 16, 2015 Share
Another Blow to Popular But Dangerous Laundry Product

Another Blow to Popular But Dangerous Laundry Product

In another blow to a popular but increasingly controversial laundry product, Consumer Reports announced Thursday it would drop single-use detergent pods from its lists of recommended products. Read More

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Jul 16, 2015 Share
Woman Found Dead in Jail Had Prior Run-Ins With Law

Woman Found Dead in Jail Had Prior Run-Ins With Law

Sandra Bland – who was vocal on the issue of police encounters with African Americans in the months leading up to her death in a jail cell in Texas – had at least 10 encounters herself with police in both Illinois and Texas in past... Read More

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