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May 11, 2015 Share
Security Snafu Puts Some Computer Users at Risk

Security Snafu Puts Some Computer Users at Risk

The biggest PC maker on the planet is under fire for allegedly exposing its customers to a security threat that could compromise users’ most private information. Beijing-based Lenovo is accused of pre-injecting potentially millions... Read More

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May 8, 2015 Share
Video: Serial Stowaway Attempts to Slip Past TSA

Video: Serial Stowaway Attempts to Slip Past TSA

Marilyn Hartman has tried repeatedly to get past security to stow away on airplanes, and it’s believed that she’s succeeded at least three times. Read More

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May 7, 2015 Share
Parents Prepare for Sentencing in NIU Hazing Case

Parents Prepare for Sentencing in NIU Hazing Case

Nineteen-year-old pledge David Bogenberger died at the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house in 2012 after reportedly consuming 26 vodka shots. Read More

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May 6, 2015 Share
ParkChicago App Users Fight Erroneous Tickets

ParkChicago App Users Fight Erroneous Tickets

In at least three instances provided to NBC Chicago, drivers who used the ParkChicago app received an erroneous ticket. Read More

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May 6, 2015 Share
Serial Stowaway Arrested Three Times in Chicago

Serial Stowaway Arrested Three Times in Chicago

Marilyn Hartman has been arrested three times in the last two weeks, attempting to board aircraft at O’Hare and Midway airports, incident reports show. Read More

Inside the New Hacking Threat
May 5, 2015 Share
How a Drone Could Spoof Wi-Fi, Steal Your Data

How a Drone Could Spoof Wi-Fi, Steal Your Data

They're inexpensive, small and hard to detect. And they can also be outfitted to gather your private information. Read More

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May 4, 2015 Share
Chicago Company Faces Backer Backlash

Chicago Company Faces Backer Backlash

A watch designed in Chicago and supported through crowdfunding remains a work in progress that has run out of cash. Read More

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May 4, 2015 Share
Chicago Company Faces Kickstarter Backer Backlash

Chicago Company Faces Kickstarter Backer Backlash

A watch designed in Chicago and supported through crowdfunding remains a work in progress that has run out of cash.

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Apr 29, 2015 Share
Chicago Evangelist Named in Sex Abuse Case

Chicago Evangelist Named in Sex Abuse Case

Six plaintiffs say Gordon McLean, who built a following ministering to gang members, sexually abused them in exchange for money. Read More

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Apr 27, 2015 Share
20-Year-Old Parking Tickets: Who Has Burden of Proof?

20-Year-Old Parking Tickets: Who Has Burden of Proof?

In Illinois, there are three crimes with no statute of limitations: murder, rape and arson. In the city of Chicago, one could add a fourth: parking tickets. Read More

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