Protecting Chicago for More Than 30 Years

SEND TIPS 312-836-5821

Investigations
Jul 2, 2014 Share
Report Links Crime to Streetlight Outages

Report Links Crime to Streetlight Outages

Study shows crime went up 7 percent when blocks of streetlights broken. Read More

Investigations
Jun 30, 2014 Share
Loose Highway Markers Create Road Hazards

Loose Highway Markers Create Road Hazards

Markers can come loose and smash into vehicles. Read More

Investigations
Jun 25, 2014 Share
Neighbors Connect Broken Streetlights to Deadly Carjacking

Neighbors Connect Broken Streetlights to Deadly Carjacking

Streetlights were not working when woman was carjacked and fatally struck by her vehicle Tuesday. Read More

Investigations
Jun 25, 2014 Share
Entire Park District Board Placed Under Citizen's Arrest

Entire Park District Board Placed Under Citizen's Arrest

Group objects to board's failure to allow public comment at meeting. Read More

Investigations
Jun 23, 2014 Share
Man Says Company Retaliated For Web Review

Man Says Company Retaliated For Web Review

Renovations company pulls Chicago man's warranty following an online review. Read More

Investigations
Jun 23, 2014 Share
Sen. Kirk Demands Chinese Stop Flow of Synthetic Pot

Sen. Kirk Demands Chinese Stop Flow of Synthetic Pot

Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk publicly called for the Chinese government to do more to stop the drug from entering the U.S. Monday.

Investigations
Jun 20, 2014 Share
CPD Unveils High-Tech Crime Fighting Tool

CPD Unveils High-Tech Crime Fighting Tool

The new Crime Prevention Information Center is a high tech control room deep inside police headquarters which serves as a conduit to put intelligence information into the hands of officers on the street. NBC 5's Phil Rogers reports.

Investigations
Jun 20, 2014 Share
Former Higher Education Chief Paid More to Avoid Embarrassment

Former Higher Education Chief Paid More to Avoid Embarrassment

A report on the matter from the Illinois Office of the Executive Inspector General, says Dr. George Reid received $16,000 severance after he was asked to resign, but negotiated additional payments of $32,000, the equivalent of two... Read More

Investigations
Jun 18, 2014 Share
CTA Opens Investigation Into Loop Derailment

CTA Opens Investigation Into Loop Derailment

The Chicago Transit Authority hopes an investigation will provide answers as to what caused pieces of steel to come loose from the track Tuesday night causing a train derailment in the Loop. Read More

Investigations
Jun 18, 2014 Share
Convent Nuns March on Strip Club

Convent Nuns March on Strip Club

A group of Stone Park nuns are stepped up their efforts to close down a neighboring strip club by organizing a community march Wednesday. Read More

Follow Us

Get Alerts

Receive the latest stories from NBC5Investigates in your email.

Target 5

What's New
Get Our Weather App
Stay ahead of the storm with the NBC 5 weather app, available for download on iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Read more
Follow Us
Sign up to receive news and updates that matter to you.
Send Us Your Story Tips
Check Out