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Family Searches for Answers After SIU Student’s Mysterious Death

Family Searches for Answers After SIU Student’s Mysterious Death

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Two years ago, Pravin Varughese mysteriously disappeared downstate near Southern Illinois University. The 19-year-old college student’s body was found in the woods several days later. Read More

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Feb 11, 2016 Share
Docs Solve Mystery of Missing Audio in McDonald Video

Docs Solve Mystery of Missing Audio in McDonald Video

The Chicago police squad car that captured the October 2014 shooting of 17-year old Laquan McDonald had no audio on its dashboard camera because the vehicle had “no MICs (microphones) because they were in the glove compartment with... Read More

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Robbins Residents Ask 'Where’s Our Store?'

Robbins Residents Ask 'Where’s Our Store?'

Years after local residents contributed thousands to build a food store in Robbins, the store appears to be no closer to reality. The site of the proposed “Save More Foods” remains the hulking remnant of Robbins’ last working... Read More

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NBC 5 Responds Answers Viewer Credit Card Question

NBC 5 Responds Answers Viewer Credit Card Question

Lisa Parker of NBC 5 Responds answers a consumer question about the lack of credit card chip readers in stores. Also, hear a recap of recent cases addressed by the new expansion of NBC 5's Investigative team.

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Feb 10, 2016 Share
Ill. Vets Complain of Problems With New Medical Program

Ill. Vets Complain of Problems With New Medical Program

The government’s new program designed to help veterans receive faster medical care is facing growing criticism from veterans, providers and lawmakers. Read More

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Feb 9, 2016 Share
Violent Campus Crime Goes Unreported

Violent Campus Crime Goes Unreported

On a Friday night in December of 2014, Mutahir Rauf was walking with his brother near Loyola University when two men walked up, showed a gun and tried to rob him. The 23-year-old, who was studying at Loyola to be a doctor, tried to... Read More

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Feb 8, 2016 Share
128 Jail Workers Called Out Sick on Super Bowl Sunday

128 Jail Workers Called Out Sick on Super Bowl Sunday

A total of 128 workers reported ill to Cook County Jail on Super Bowl Sunday – about a third more than a typical day of sick calls, NBC5 Investigates has found. Read More

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Feb 4, 2016 Share
Predators Targeting Your Kids Through Social Media Apps

Predators Targeting Your Kids Through Social Media Apps

Parents may be in the same room with their children and not even realize a predator is communicating with them through social media, according to the FBI. Read More

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Mom of Teen Fatally Shot by Police Calls for Federal Probe

Mom of Teen Fatally Shot by Police Calls for Federal Probe

The mother of a teenager shot by Chicago Police is asking the United States Justice Department to investigate her son’s case. Read More

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Feb 8, 2016 Share
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