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Medical Devices Vulnerable to Hack Attacks

Medical Devices Vulnerable to Hack Attacks

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Delivering a lethal dose of insulin, remotely stopping a pacemaker or even administering a deadly shock through a defibrillator are all real possibilities in the world of medical cybercrime, NBC 5 Investigates has found. Read More

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Oct 1, 2014 Share
Report Shows Schools Vulnerable to Toxic Exposure

Report Shows Schools Vulnerable to Toxic Exposure

NBC 5 Investigates has analyzed data released by a Washington D.C.-based research group and found dozens of facilities across the Chicago area that store or use toxic chemicals which - if released in an accidental leak or explosion... Read More

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Sep 30, 2014 Share
County Employee Claims Dismissal Was Political

County Employee Claims Dismissal Was Political

Man claims Cook County Recorder of Deeds Karen Yarbrough tried to stop new hires before she was elected. Read More

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Sep 30, 2014 Share
Pet Hospital Where Dogs Died Passed Recent Inspection

Pet Hospital Where Dogs Died Passed Recent Inspection

Conditions at Dolton Animal Hospital were deemed "satisfactory" in most recent annual report. Read More

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Sep 25, 2014 Share
O'Hare Escalator Remains Unfixed Months After Train Derails

O'Hare Escalator Remains Unfixed Months After Train Derails

CTA officials say repairing escalator "requires time." Read More

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Sep 24, 2014 Share
Residents Evicted From Homes Obtained in Squatter's Program

Residents Evicted From Homes Obtained in Squatter's Program

Deceptive practices complaints filed against Maywood businessman accuse him of collecting money for properties he did not own. Read More

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Sep 24, 2014 Share
New State Law Cracks Down on Property Tax Cheats

New State Law Cracks Down on Property Tax Cheats

Amnesty period for alleged tax cheats ends, county officials begin going after accused offenders. Read More

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Sep 23, 2014 Share
Accident Victim Says In-Car Emergency Call System Failed Him

Accident Victim Says In-Car Emergency Call System Failed Him

On a September night last year, in the minutes after a two-car crash on the Kennedy Expressway, Kenneth Neiman says he was in fear for his life. He was trapped inside his 2013 BMW sedan in the outbound I-90 lanes near... Read More

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Sep 23, 2014 Share
Chicago Muslim Outreach Groups Stifled by ISIS Threat

Chicago Muslim Outreach Groups Stifled by ISIS Threat

Gain Peace is an educational campaign that aims to dispel misperceptions about Islam as a violent, unforgiving religion. But, Ahmed says, education has become increasingly difficult as the terrorist group known as ISIS continues to... Read More

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Sep 22, 2014 Share
Critics Call City's Speed Cameras Unfair

Critics Call City's Speed Cameras Unfair

Location of cameras and revenue questioned, but city says they're effective at getting drivers to slow down. Read More

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