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Cops Bust Up Alleged Fencing Operation

Cops Bust Up Alleged Fencing Operation

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Authorities said they recovered about $40,000 worth of stolen baby powder, razor blades, over-the-counter meds and other stolen goods. Read More

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Apr 20, 2015 Share
Documents Reveal Byrd-Bennett Ties to Other Contractors

Documents Reveal Byrd-Bennett Ties to Other Contractors

Embattled Chicago Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett has links to another private education firm which did business with the Chicago Public Schools, and in 2011, auditors in Detroit investigated still another potential conflict with... Read More

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Apr 16, 2015 Share
Principal: Questions About No-Bid Contract Not New

Principal: Questions About No-Bid Contract Not New

The principal of school on Chicago's North Side school spoke out Thursday, contending that the training offered by a suburban company was inadequate and that questions about the no-bid contract Supes Academy received are nothing... Read More

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Apr 15, 2015 Share
Schock Spent Big Until Resignation

Schock Spent Big Until Resignation

Former congressman Aaron Schock may be gone, but he still has to explain himself to the Federal Election Commission. Read More

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Apr 15, 2015 Share
Feds Shut Down Debt Collection Agency After Probe

Feds Shut Down Debt Collection Agency After Probe

Allegations of fake loans, lies and threats finally caught up with Chantelle Dickey. The Federal Trade Commission and the Illinois Attorney General filed suit against Dickey and her husband, Charles Dickey, that accuses them of... Read More

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Apr 13, 2015 Share
Feds Report Improvements at Palisades Nuke Plant

Feds Report Improvements at Palisades Nuke Plant

Plant once leaked into Chicago’s main source of drinking water
remains a a source of controversy, and federal regulators said they will continue to monitor the plant closely. Read More

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Apr 9, 2015 Share
Fighting Back Against The Gift Card Graveyard

Fighting Back Against The Gift Card Graveyard

If you have unused gift cards in your wallet right now, you are in good company: There’s an estimated $44 billion dollars in unredeemed gift cards floating around out there. Read More

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Apr 8, 2015 Share
Chicago Student Takes on Syrian Regime in Documentary

Chicago Student Takes on Syrian Regime in Documentary

Armed with only a laptop and the strength of social media, Alaa Basatneh helped guide a revolution more than 6,000 miles away from her home. Read More

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Police Pursue New Leads in Zywicki Investigation

Police Pursue New Leads in Zywicki Investigation

State Police investigators say they are pursuing promising leads in one of the state’s most troubling cold cases: the 1992 kidnapping and murder of 21-year-old Tammy Zywicki. Read More

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Sheriff Warned Budget Cuts Would Impact Staffing

Sheriff Warned Budget Cuts Would Impact Staffing

Kankakee residents last year voted down a proposed sales tax increase to maintain jail staffing levels. NBC Chicago's Phil Rogers reports.

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