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Wednesday, Mar 8, 2017
Documents Reveal Reasons For Drew Peterson Transfer

Documents Reveal Reasons For Drew Peterson Transfer

Illinois corrections officials were convinced convicted wife killer Drew Peterson was such a threat to security, that they began trying to find ways to transfer him out of the state prison system as early as last October. Read More

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Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
How CPS Got Emergency Supplies of Epinephrine Into Schools

How CPS Got Emergency Supplies of Epinephrine Into Schools

Through “a true community effort” CPS was the first large urban school district to commit to making sure every one of its buildings has emergency supplies of this life-saving antidote on hand, with a continued commitment of... Read More

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Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
Hundreds of Schools in Chicago Area Don’t Have Epinephrine

Hundreds of Schools in Chicago Area Don’t Have Epinephrine

For many children, the first time they suffer a severe allergic reaction to a food is when they’re in school. Chicago-area public schools can keep extra supplies of epinephrine auto-injectors on hand, for just these types... Read More

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Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
MAP: Does Your Child’s School Keep an Emergency Supply of Epinephrine on Hand?

MAP: Does Your Child’s School Keep an Emergency Supply of Epinephrine on Hand?

NBC5 Investigates surveyed more than 400 public school districts in the Chicago area, and found that more than a third of those districts, encompassing more than 600 schools, do not keep extra supplies of this potentially... Read More

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Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017
CPD Backtracks on Medical Aid Policy for Shot Offender

CPD Backtracks on Medical Aid Policy for Shot Offender

Chicago Police appear to be backtracking on a major platform of their new deadly force policy, relating to whether officers should attempt to save the lives of people they have just shot. Read More

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Thursday, Mar 2, 2017
New Legislation Would Toughen Penalties For Impaired Wrong-Way Drivers

New Legislation Would Toughen Penalties For Impaired Wrong-Way Drivers

The sight of a vehicle speeding directly toward you on the highway can lead to a split-second decision that may result in life or death. In fact, an NBC 5 Investigates analysis of state records in 2015 revealed more than 50 people... Read More

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Thursday, Mar 2, 2017
Coroners, Parents, Former Users: Fentanyl a Growing Menace

Coroners, Parents, Former Users: Fentanyl a Growing Menace

There’s a frightening new menace turning up in drug markets across Chicagoland. Read More

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Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
'It Could Happen to Your Kid': Coroner, Mother Warn of Deadly Fentanyl

'It Could Happen to Your Kid': Coroner, Mother Warn of Deadly Fentanyl

The mother of a young woman who died from a fentanyl overdose wants parents to know "it could happen to your kid" too.

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Wednesday, Mar 1, 2017
It Has Been 2 Years Since Chicago Went a Day Without Shootings

It Has Been 2 Years Since Chicago Went a Day Without Shootings

Feb. 28, 2015 marked the last day no one was reported shot in the city, according to the Chicago Police Department. Read More

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Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
Fly the Furry Skies—Are More Animals Than Ever Packing America’s Planes?

Fly the Furry Skies—Are More Animals Than Ever Packing America’s Planes?

Ever find yourself sitting next to a marmoset on a cross-country flight? How about a turkey? A chicken? Maybe even a duck? Read More

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