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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

Investigations
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.

Investigations
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

Investigations
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

Investigations
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
Online Romance Turned to Sex Trafficking, Woman Says

Online Romance Turned to Sex Trafficking, Woman Says

It begins like many relationships—on dating websites and apps. There is a connection, online conversation and then perhaps a visit. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Feb 22, 2017
Chicago Ebola Scare Turns Out to Be False Alarm

Chicago Ebola Scare Turns Out to Be False Alarm

NBC 5 Investigates has confirmed that Chicago police, fire and health department officials were all put on high alert this week, after suspicions that a former University of Chicago research associate might have died from the ebola... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Feb 21, 2017
How to Find Out if You Can Claim Money From the State

How to Find Out if You Can Claim Money From the State

You or members of your family may well have money that’s just waiting for you to claim it from the offices of the Illinois State Treasurer. Read More

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