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Friends of the Parks: Inside Chicago's Lucas Museum Battle

Friends of the Parks: Inside Chicago's Lucas Museum Battle

Formed in 1975 with a mission to protect Chicago parks, as well as 24 miles of lakefront land, Friends of the Parks has been both praised and damned in its two-year battle with movie mogul George Lucas. Read More

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Thursday, Jul 14, 2016
Trump’s Canceled Chicago Rally Carried Hefty Price Tag

Trump’s Canceled Chicago Rally Carried Hefty Price Tag

It was arguably, the low point in the rough and tumble GOP primary season: a raucous would-be Donald Trump rally at the U.I.C Pavilion March 11. An estimated six thousand people vied for space inside the arena for what... Read More

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Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016
Wednesday Marks 50 Years Since Massacre of Student Nurses

Wednesday Marks 50 Years Since Massacre of Student Nurses

Fifty years ago this week, Chicago woke up to a nightmare. Read More

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Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016
Nuke Plant’s Security Guards Placed on Leave Amid Scrutiny

Nuke Plant’s Security Guards Placed on Leave Amid Scrutiny

A nuclear power plant on the shores of the Chicago area’s largest source of drinking water is facing scrutiny from federal regulators over its fire protection practices. NBC 5 Investigates has learned the Palisades Nuclear... Read More

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Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016
To Curb Deaths, Some Police Make the Choice Not to Chase

To Curb Deaths, Some Police Make the Choice Not to Chase

Ingrained in every law enforcement officer are a few basic tenets: serve and protect, and catch evildoers before they can do more harm. It’s what they are paid to do, often risking their lives to accomplish those... Read More

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Thursday, Jun 9, 2016
City Can’t Find Man’s Stolen Car, but NBC5 Investigates Did

City Can’t Find Man’s Stolen Car, but NBC5 Investigates Did

Richard Maslowski has a problem. He says his car was stolen March 22nd, and police can’t find it. Yet, he's still receiving tickets for the stolen vehicle. Read More

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Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016
Man Continues to Receive Parking Tickets for Stolen Car

Man Continues to Receive Parking Tickets for Stolen Car

Richard Maslowski has a problem. He says his car was stolen March 22nd, and police can’t find it. Yet, he's still receiving tickets for the stolen vehicle. Read More

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Monday, Jun 6, 2016
War of Words Between City, Attorney Who Sued for McDonald Video

War of Words Between City, Attorney Who Sued for McDonald Video

A war of words has erupted between the Chicago Law Department and the attorney who won the release of the Laquan McDonald video. The fight is over hundreds of emails the city released on New Year's Eve, many of which contain... Read More

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Thursday, May 26, 2016
Chicago-Area Animal Shelter Under Fire For Alleged Animal Neglect

Chicago-Area Animal Shelter Under Fire For Alleged Animal Neglect

A well-known Chicago-area animal shelter is coming under fire by former employees who allege some of the animals are malnourished, neglected and left in inhumane conditions to die. “It became normal for me to see an... Read More

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
DOJ Requests Documents in Chicago Police Probe

DOJ Requests Documents in Chicago Police Probe

The U.S. Justice Department asked the city to turn over policies on how Chicago police officers use their personal cell phones to record video and audio while on duty. Read More

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