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'Special Master' Should Review Dirty Cop's Convictions: Atty

'Special Master' Should Review Dirty Cop's Convictions: Atty

For years, residents of the Ida B. Wells housing project on Chicago’s South Side complained they were being shaken down, in some cases even framed, by a group of corrupt police officers led by Sgt. Ronald Watts. Read More

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Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
Stem Cell Clinics Spreading Across America

Stem Cell Clinics Spreading Across America

Across Chicagoland, at clinics which specialize in sports medicine, reconstructive and plastic surgery, even hair replacement, doctors are offering a new sideline: stem cell treatments . Read More

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Monday, Nov 21, 2016
What Your Cellphone Number Could Reveal to Hackers: Expert

What Your Cellphone Number Could Reveal to Hackers: Expert

A 10-digit mobile phone number can reveal a lot of personal information about its owner – shopping habits, private data and other identifiable evidence – but many consumers don’t protect that number like they should, according... Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Music Teacher Accused of Secret Recordings Had ‘Red Flags’

Music Teacher Accused of Secret Recordings Had ‘Red Flags’

Ogden Elementary music teacher Elliott Nott was arrested in September for secretly recording video of teachers -- and a special education student -- using a school bathroom. Within minutes of his arrest, NBC5 Investigates... Read More

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Thursday, Nov 10, 2016
Sleep-Related Infant Death on the Rise in Illinois: Expert

Sleep-Related Infant Death on the Rise in Illinois: Expert

It’s the middle of the night; your infant child is hungry, and you’re exhausted. So you bring your baby into your bed to feed him there, and then you both drift back to sleep. Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016
Woman Says Facebook Wouldn't Remove 'Offensive' Fake Page

Woman Says Facebook Wouldn't Remove 'Offensive' Fake Page

We live in a social media world, where we can post our every move, our every thought. Read More

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Monday, Nov 7, 2016
'Unprecedented' Campaign Spending in Illinois

'Unprecedented' Campaign Spending in Illinois

Campaign money in Illinois this year is being spent quicker than an Aroldis Chapman fastball. It has reached, according to an expert who monitors money raised and spent, “unprecedented” levels. Read More

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Thursday, Nov 3, 2016
Hackers Hijack Smart Devices, Analysts Warn of ‘Cyber War’

Hackers Hijack Smart Devices, Analysts Warn of ‘Cyber War’

Baby monitors, thermostats, home surveillance cameras -- these gadgets are not what comes to mind when picturing an evil army, but cybersecurity experts warn that malicious hackers are using common household smart devices to cause... Read More

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Monday, Oct 31, 2016
NTSB: Investigation Into O'Hare Plane Fire Could Take Months

NTSB: Investigation Into O'Hare Plane Fire Could Take Months

The National Transportation Safety Board says it will likely be months before a formal cause is established for Friday’s incident involving an engine explosion on an American Airlines 767 at O’Hare. Read More

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Wednesday, Oct 26, 2016
Trump Calls Out Chicago, But Are His Election Concerns Real?

Trump Calls Out Chicago, But Are His Election Concerns Real?

Don’t tell Donald Trump, but Chicago’s infamous “cemetery vote” just ain’t what it used to be. Read More

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