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Apr 2, 2014 Share
Feds Pull Company's Trucks Following Fatal Tollway Crash

Feds Pull Company's Trucks Following Fatal Tollway Crash

A federal order goes into effect immediately banning a Naperville trucking company’s vehicles from the road. NBC 5's Tammy Leitner reports.

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Mar 28, 2014 Share
Train Operator Behind O'Hare Crash Identified

Train Operator Behind O'Hare Crash Identified

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

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Mar 27, 2014 Share
Data Shows CTA Ranks Near Bottom For Safety

Data Shows CTA Ranks Near Bottom For Safety

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

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Mar 25, 2014 Share
CSU Employee Says He Was Fired For Exposing Ethics Issues

CSU Employee Says He Was Fired For Exposing Ethics Issues

A second whistle blower lawsuit was filed Tuesday afternoon against Chicago State University and its controversial President Wayne Watson. Read More

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Mar 24, 2014 Share
Automatic Prescription Refill Programs Could Lead to Fraud

Automatic Prescription Refill Programs Could Lead to Fraud

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

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Mar 24, 2014 Share
Crash Raises Questions About CTA's Automated Systems

Crash Raises Questions About CTA's Automated Systems

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

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Mar 23, 2014 Share
Nanci Koschman to Sue Over Civil Rights Violation

Nanci Koschman to Sue Over Civil Rights Violation

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

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Mar 21, 2014 Share
Proposed Bill Strips Some Power From State Fire Marshall

Proposed Bill Strips Some Power From State Fire Marshall

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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Mar 21, 2014 Share
IRS Warns of

IRS Warns of "Largest Ever" Phone Scam

The Internal Revenue Service is warning taxpayers about callers who claim to represent the IRS and demand payments with a prepaid debit card or wire transfer. Read More

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Mar 20, 2014 Share
City Colleges Nursing Programs On Life Support

City Colleges Nursing Programs On Life Support

As work continues on a new $251-million dollar nursing facility for the City Colleges of Chicago, two of its nursing programs have been placed on probation after students failed to pass a required licensing test two years in... Read More

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