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How to Find Out if You Can Claim Money From the State

How to Find Out if You Can Claim Money From the State

You or members of your family may well have money that’s just waiting for you to claim it from the offices of the Illinois State Treasurer. Read More

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Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Billions in Unclaimed Cash Due to Illinois Citizens

Billions in Unclaimed Cash Due to Illinois Citizens

Illinois residents may have tens, hundreds, even thousands of dollars just waiting for them to claim, but NBC5 Investigates found the process to get it can be so difficult, some people simply give up. Read More

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Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
Some Schools Make Changes to Technology Policy

Some Schools Make Changes to Technology Policy

One Sugar Grove dad said he thought his daughter was doing homework. What he found her doing instead was horrifying. Read More

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Monday, Feb 20, 2017
Parental Controls on Devices Aren't Fool-Proof

Parental Controls on Devices Aren't Fool-Proof

A Chicago mom said she found her kids were able to circumvent her parental controls by using their school-issued Google accounts. Phelan’s kids, like students across Chicagoland, do much of their homework and classwork online... Read More

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Friday, Feb 17, 2017
Hastert War of Words Continues

Hastert War of Words Continues

The man who revealed former House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s dark past has renewed his call for payment of all of the money he says Hastert promised him years ago. Read More

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Monday, Feb 20, 2017
Policing the Schools

Policing the Schools

Across America, hundreds of thousands of school children are suspended, expelled or arrested each year. An NBC investigation shows that black students with disabilities are arrested, suspended or expelled far more often than other... Read More

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Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017
14 Years After 69 West Washington—Fire Reforms Are Still Incomplete

14 Years After 69 West Washington—Fire Reforms Are Still Incomplete

It’s been fourteen years since fire roared through the Cook County Administration Building at 69 West Washington, killing six people. But an examination of reforms enacted in the fire’s aftermath suggests no buildings have... Read More

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Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017
City Not Enforcing Traffic Laws to Help Loop Link Run Smoothly: Records

City Not Enforcing Traffic Laws to Help Loop Link Run Smoothly: Records

Zipping through downtown Chicago’s rush hour traffic in specially-marked bus lanes seems like a great idea. In fact, the city’s Loop Link was constructed at a cost of tens of millions of dollars for that very reason. Read More

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Monday, Feb 13, 2017
‘Prince Charming’ Behind Bars in Romance Scam Case

‘Prince Charming’ Behind Bars in Romance Scam Case

The online romance scam is a tried-and-true scheme in which criminals are rarely caught. Read More

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Thursday, Feb 2, 2017
New Ransomware to Target Consumers in 2017: Experts

New Ransomware to Target Consumers in 2017: Experts

In the past year, malicious hackers have taken hostage databases of information from hospitals, police departments, public transit and libraries. This trend will continue, cyber security experts warn, and in 2017, attackers are now... Read More

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