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Emotional Support Animals 'Growing Problem' on Flights

Emotional Support Animals 'Growing Problem' on Flights

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An increasing number of “emotional support animals” on airline flights are causing concern for flight attendants, who fear the animals could cause safety problems. NBC5 Investigates how many people may be taking advantage of... Read More

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Jul 24, 2015 Share
Trucking Company Behind I-65 Crash Has History of Accidents

Trucking Company Behind I-65 Crash Has History of Accidents

A woman and her two young sons were among five people killed in a fiery chain-reaction crash Thursday night, after a semi-trailer truck hauling a tanker filled with cooking oil, slammed into vehicles slowed for a construction zone... Read More

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Jul 23, 2015 Share
Angry Parents, Sunburned Kids and Complaints About a Brand of Sunscreen

Angry Parents, Sunburned Kids and Complaints About a Brand of Sunscreen

Complaints lodged in recent months raise questions about the efficacy of a brand of sunscreen many parents choose for its all-natural ingredient claims. Did a recent change in the company’s formula prompt problems? The company says... Read More

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Jul 20, 2015 Share
Surgeons' Complication Rates Available to Patients

Surgeons' Complication Rates Available to Patients

You go in to surgery expecting a quick recovery with no complications, but a new online database shows you how often surgeons’ patients get readmitted to the hospital for complications like post-operative pain, infections,... Read More

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Jul 17, 2015 Share
Woman Accused in Buried-Alive Murder Wants New Trial

Woman Accused in Buried-Alive Murder Wants New Trial

A woman who was sentenced to prison nearly three decades ago for her alleged role in the death of a wealthy Kankakee businessman has asked for a new trial based on an affidavit from her former boyfriend, who was also accused in the... Read More

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Jul 16, 2015 Share
Another Blow to Popular But Dangerous Laundry Product

Another Blow to Popular But Dangerous Laundry Product

In another blow to a popular but increasingly controversial laundry product, Consumer Reports announced Thursday it would drop single-use detergent pods from its lists of recommended products. Read More

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Jul 16, 2015 Share
Woman Found Dead in Jail Had Prior Run-Ins With Law

Woman Found Dead in Jail Had Prior Run-Ins With Law

Sandra Bland – who was vocal on the issue of police encounters with African Americans in the months leading up to her death in a jail cell in Texas – had at least 10 encounters herself with police in both Illinois and Texas in past... Read More

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Jul 15, 2015 Share
Suburban Woman Found Dead in Texas Jail Cell

Suburban Woman Found Dead in Texas Jail Cell

Friends and family are questioning the circumstances of the death of a suburban Chicago woman in a Texas jail, which is officially being investigated as a suicide. Read More

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Jul 15, 2015 Share
Hospital Medical Device Could Pose Hacking Threat

Hospital Medical Device Could Pose Hacking Threat

A popular medical device meant to protect patients from receiving the wrong dose of drugs has the dangerous potential to be hacked to access and alter dosages, NBC 5 Investigates has learned. Read More

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Jul 15, 2015 Share
TSA Tightens Security Screenings for Airport Workers

TSA Tightens Security Screenings for Airport Workers

Security screening and background checks will get more intense for the people who prepare planes for flights, handle luggage and serve meals at the airport, according to new measures enacted by the Transportation Security... Read More

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