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Oct 29, 2015 Share
Bolingbrook Man Pleads Guilty to Terrorism Charge

Bolingbrook Man Pleads Guilty to Terrorism Charge

A suburban Chicago man charged with trying to travel with his siblings to Syria to join the Islamic State Group pleaded guilty Thursday to attempting to provide material support to a terrorist organization. Read More

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Oct 21, 2015 Share
Schock Has Spent Thousands Since Resigning: Docs

Schock Has Spent Thousands Since Resigning: Docs

It’s taken nearly seven months, but Wednesday was the day that members of Congress finally began washing their hands of Aaron Schock. Read More

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Oct 15, 2015 Share
Chicago Board of Education Named Defendant in “Believers” Abuse Lawsuit

Chicago Board of Education Named Defendant in “Believers” Abuse Lawsuit

A group of men who claim their mentor abused them as children now allege the Chicago Board of Education could have prevented their abuse, according to court documents filed Thursday. Read More

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Oct 14, 2015 Share
Heather Mack's Uncle Plans to File Petition Regarding Trust Fund

Heather Mack's Uncle Plans to File Petition Regarding Trust Fund

William Wiese, the uncle of Heather Mack, plans to file a petition in an Illinois court to ensure his niece and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, do not get a penny from his sister’s $1.56 million trust fund. Read More

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Oct 9, 2015 Share
Man No Longer Faces Prison Time After Receiving Settlement Over Arrest

Man No Longer Faces Prison Time After Receiving Settlement Over Arrest

Two days after NBC5 Investigates raised questions about the seeming contradictions in a case involving a man who was shot twice by Harvey Police, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office announced Friday they are dropping... Read More

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Oct 8, 2015 Share
Islamic Scholar Faces New Sexual Abuse Allegations

Islamic Scholar Faces New Sexual Abuse Allegations

Nationally renowned Islamic leader Mohammad Abdullah Saleem is facing new sexual abuse allegations. NBC 5's Tammy Leitner reports.

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Oct 7, 2015 Share
Man Faces Prison Time Over Arrest After Receiving Settlement

Man Faces Prison Time Over Arrest After Receiving Settlement

Defense attorney Sam Adam Jr. says he doesn’t understand why the Cook County State’s Attorney is trying to send his client Paul Manning to prison. Read More

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Oct 6, 2015 Share
Fighting Tickets in Illinois Just Got Harder, Costlier

Fighting Tickets in Illinois Just Got Harder, Costlier

Fighting parking tickets just got harder and much more costly for thousands of Illinois drivers who register their cars under a corporation’s name, thanks to a recent decision handed down by the Illinois appellate court. Read More

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Oct 6, 2015 Share
Local Drone Operator May Face Record Fine, FAA Says

Local Drone Operator May Face Record Fine, FAA Says

Amazing aerial images of Chicago and other cities are possible thanks to unmanned aircraft. But the Federal Aviation Administration said a local drone operator could face a record fine for not following the rules. Read More

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Sep 30, 2015 Share
Watchdogs Warn of Power Suppliers Targeting Homeowners

Watchdogs Warn of Power Suppliers Targeting Homeowners

Now that Chicago's two-year, locked-in energy deal has ended, consumer advocates worry electricity companies could cross the line in their pursuit of new business. Read More

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