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Suit Filed Against Cops Accused of Lying On Stand

Suit Filed Against Cops Accused of Lying On Stand

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Five police officers, three from Chicago and two from Glenview, all accused of lying on the witness stand in a Glenview drug case faced new problems Thursday, as the man who was the target of their alleged lies filed suit... Read More

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Apr 16, 2014 Share
Opponents of Flooding Prevention Plan Fear Contamination

Opponents of Flooding Prevention Plan Fear Contamination

A northern suburb’s plan to combat frequent flooding may wind up impacting its beaches and the source of drinking water for millions of people, according to opponents of a proposed tunnel project in Winnetka. Read More

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Apr 15, 2014 Share
Inside Rep. Peter Roskam's Leadership PAC

Inside Rep. Peter Roskam's Leadership PAC

A little-known campaign committee controlled by west-suburban Congressman Peter Roskam has spent thousands of dollars on gifts; tens of thousands of dollars on ski trips and other travel, and hundreds of thousands of dollars... Read More

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Apr 15, 2014 Share
Video Shows Cops May Have Lied On the Stand

Video Shows Cops May Have Lied On the Stand

The dramatic revelation that five officers had allegedly lied on the witness stand in a Glenview drug case, has called into question dozens of other cases which the officers have pending. Read More

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Apr 14, 2014 Share
Chrysler Driver Seeks Resolution For Rusty Minivan

Chrysler Driver Seeks Resolution For Rusty Minivan

Jury still out on whether rust should be considered a safety defect. Read More

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Apr 9, 2014 Share
Ambulance Rides Leave Patients With Sticker Shock

Ambulance Rides Leave Patients With Sticker Shock

Most municipalities in greater Chicago will charge you for emergency transports. Ambulance fees range between $365 and $2,500, depending on the level of care and other factors such as residency and mileage, according to... Read More

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Apr 9, 2014 Share
Temp Workers Claim Unfair Treatment, File Lawsuits

Temp Workers Claim Unfair Treatment, File Lawsuits

Thousands of Chicagoans are being treated unfairly by local temporary staffing agencies that require them to work long hours without always getting full pay, according to several class-action lawsuits currently being litigated... Read More

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Apr 7, 2014 Share
Vaccination Rates Low For Area School Kids

Vaccination Rates Low For Area School Kids

Tens of thousands of school children across the Chicago area may not be vaccinated for a variety of serious diseases, posing a potential health risk to their immunized classmates, NBC 5 Investigates has found. Read More

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LaSalle County Settles Strip Search Lawsuits

LaSalle County Settles Strip Search Lawsuits

LaSalle County officials on Tuesday agreed to shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars and change policies and training protocols to settle lawsuits filed after a female inmate claimed she was forcibly stripped of her clothes and... Read More

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NTSB: "Trip Stop" Too Close to End of CTA Track

In a preliminary report, released Monday, the National Transportation Safety Board said a safety system designed to throw a train into emergency stop mode was inadequate to prevent last month's crash of a Chicago Transit Authority... Read More

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