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
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
A federal order goes into effect immediately banning a Naperville trucking company’s vehicles from the road. NBC 5's Tammy Leitner reports.
The transit union that represents Haywood, and all motormen in the CTA, are not focused on potential criminal activity, but have trained their focus on working conditions. Read More
An analysis of Federal transit safety data by NBC 5 Investigates found that the CTA ranks near the bottom of several measures of rapid transit safety. Read More
A second whistle blower lawsuit was filed Tuesday afternoon against Chicago State University and its controversial President Wayne Watson. Read More
Automatic prescription medicine refill programs offered by pharmacies are designed to be a fast and easy way to get the medicine you need. But you may be signed up for the refills and not even know about it. Read More
Monday's violent CTA accident in the Blue Line station at O'Hare, raises new questions about whether the transit system's own automated safety systems are adequate to prevent accidents when the motorman fails to keep the... Read More
Citing a cover up by police and prosecutors the mother of David Koschman says she will sue in federal court over a violation of civil rights. Nanci Koschman disclosed her plans during an exclusive NBC5-Chicago Sun-Times interview. Read More
After last summer's bruising battle over fire sprinklers in Chicago high rises, opponents are embarking on a new tactic: they are attempting to strip the Illinois State Fire Marshal of his authority to write new rules. Read More
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