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Chicago-Area Animal Shelter Under Fire For Alleged Animal Neglect

Chicago-Area Animal Shelter Under Fire For Alleged Animal Neglect

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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 animal die and just throw it in the back in... Read More

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Share
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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Friday, May 20, 2016 Share
Emanuel Could Testify on CPD Code of Silence After Judge's Ruling

Emanuel Could Testify on CPD Code of Silence After Judge's Ruling

A Federal judge stuck to his guns Friday, ruling the city cannot just admit that a code of silence exists within the Chicago Police Department -- he wants to hear Mayor Rahm Emanuel describe it for himself. Read More

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Thursday, May 19, 2016 Share
Police More Likely to Stop, Search Minority Drivers in Chicago Area

Police More Likely to Stop, Search Minority Drivers in Chicago Area

You see the blinking lights in your rearview mirror: You’ve just gotten pulled over by police. For many drivers, a stop like this ends with a citation, or maybe just a warning. Read More

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Monday, May 16, 2016 Share
Concerns Grow Over Dangerous Prank Sweeping the Nation

Concerns Grow Over Dangerous Prank Sweeping the Nation

A phenomenon called swatting is sweeping the country, and while those behind the hoax say it’s a harmless prank, law enforcement is worried the prank could get someone killed. Read More

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Friday, May 13, 2016 Share
New Hope For Heroin Overdoses

New Hope For Heroin Overdoses

Some time this year residents in Illinois will be able to buy, without a prescription, a drug that may reverse heroin overdoses. Read More

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Thursday, May 5, 2016 Share
Chicago-Area Police Pursuits Kill, Injure Scores of Bystanders

Chicago-Area Police Pursuits Kill, Injure Scores of Bystanders

A two-month NBC5 investigation reveals that many fatal chases were never reported to the state agency charged with reviewing police pursuits. And most deadly local police chases likely should never have started in the first place,... Read More

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Monday, May 2, 2016 Share
Woman Accuses Doctor of Performing Wrong Surgery

Woman Accuses Doctor of Performing Wrong Surgery

A doctor who promised his patients flat stomachs and curvaceous backsides has been accused of disfiguring and severely injuring patients, NBC 5 Investigates found. Read More

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Friday, Apr 29, 2016 Share
'Individual A' Won't Have to Pay Taxes on Hastert Hush-Money

'Individual A' Won't Have to Pay Taxes on Hastert Hush-Money

Federal sources confirm that the man at the center of the Dennis Hastert scandal, identified only as “Individual A”, paid no taxes on the $1.7 million he received from Hastert to guarantee his silence. Read More

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Thursday, Dec 17, 2015 Share
NBC 5 Investigates Wins Peabody Award

NBC 5 Investigates Wins Peabody Award

The fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald caused a firestorm of national controversy that prompted the indictment of a Chicago police officer, the firing of the city's top, a Department of Justice investigation,... Read More

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