A northern suburb’s plan to combat frequent flooding may wind up impacting its beaches and the source of drinking water for millions of people, according to opponents of a proposed tunnel project in Winnetka. Read More
A little-known campaign committee controlled by west-suburban Congressman Peter Roskam has spent thousands of dollars on gifts; tens of thousands of dollars on ski trips and other travel, and hundreds of thousands of dollars... Read More
The dramatic revelation that five officers had allegedly lied on the witness stand in a Glenview drug case, has called into question dozens of other cases which the officers have pending. Read More
Jury still out on whether rust should be considered a safety defect. Read More
Most municipalities in greater Chicago will charge you for emergency transports. Ambulance fees range between $365 and $2,500, depending on the level of care and other factors such as residency and mileage, according to... Read More
Thousands of Chicagoans are being treated unfairly by local temporary staffing agencies that require them to work long hours without always getting full pay, according to several class-action lawsuits currently being litigated... Read More
Tens of thousands of school children across the Chicago area may not be vaccinated for a variety of serious diseases, posing a potential health risk to their immunized classmates, NBC 5 Investigates has found. Read More
LaSalle County officials on Tuesday agreed to shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars and change policies and training protocols to settle lawsuits filed after a female inmate claimed she was forcibly stripped of her clothes and... Read More
In a preliminary report, released Monday, the National Transportation Safety Board said a safety system designed to throw a train into emergency stop mode was inadequate to prevent last month's crash of a Chicago Transit Authority... Read More
SUV involved in high-profile murder case before current owner bought it.
New law breeds confusion and con artists.
It’s a scheme similar to others that have preyed on consumers for years. The Federal Trade Commission likens it to the "sweepstakes scam" where consumers win millions, or the "secret shopper: job that pays so well.
Business owners say their ratings on the site dropped after declining to pay for advertising. Some liken it to extortion. Lisa Parker reports.
If signed by Gov. Pat Quinn, legislation would prohibit any teen with unresolved traffic citations from getting a state driver’s license.
Bank of America and Wells Fargo are accused by law enforcement of turning their backs on struggling homeowners. Lisa Parker reports.