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Dec 3, 2014 Share
Rape Victim Nikki Saez Says Detectives 'Didn't Believe Me'

Rape Victim Nikki Saez Says Detectives 'Didn't Believe Me'

In the second part of an NBC 5 investigation, Carol Marin looks at why detectives don't believe rape victims like Nikki Saez. Read More

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Dec 2, 2014 Share
Rape Victim Advocates Say System Failed Nikki Saez

Rape Victim Advocates Say System Failed Nikki Saez

Nikki Saez says she was beaten and raped by L.B. Joseph, whom she met through an online dating service. After going through the legal system, Joseph was charged with battery, not rape, and faced only a misdemeanor. Read More

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Dec 2, 2014 Share
Thousands of Flu Vaccine Doses Unused, Costing Tax Dollars

Thousands of Flu Vaccine Doses Unused, Costing Tax Dollars

An NBC 5 investigation shows that more than 14,000 flu vaccines were wasted or expired during the last three flu seasons, wasting the state tax money that went into buying them. Read More

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Dec 2, 2014 Share
Closed Schools Still Cost Millions, Are Targets of Vandals

Closed Schools Still Cost Millions, Are Targets of Vandals

Utility bills are almost as much as they were when all of those school buildings were open, and some have incredible amounts of vandalism damage. Read More

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Nov 25, 2014 Share
Mohammed Khan: Terrorist or Confused Teen?

Mohammed Khan: Terrorist or Confused Teen?

Mohammed Hamza Khan seemed like any other teenager living in the Chicago suburbs. He goofed around with his friends, worked part time, and went to college. But this 19-year-old may have had a dark and unusual secret Read More

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Nov 21, 2014 Share
911 Tapes Released in Plane Crash Near Midway Airport

911 Tapes Released in Plane Crash Near Midway Airport

Newly released 911 tapes suggest that when a call came in early Tuesday, stating that a plane had crashed into a home near Midway Airport, somewhat incredulous–sounding operators took it with a grain of salt. Read More

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Nov 20, 2014 Share
Facilities Housing Toxic Chemicals Could Pose Risk to Schools

Facilities Housing Toxic Chemicals Could Pose Risk to Schools

Data released by a Washington D.C.-based research group shows dozens of facilities across the Chicago area store or use toxic chemicals which – if released in an accidental leak or explosion – could directly affect hundreds... Read More

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Nov 12, 2014 Share
Whistleblower Alleges Intimidation Tactics at Debt Collection Agency

Whistleblower Alleges Intimidation Tactics at Debt Collection Agency

The complaints coming in from consumers across the country paint an alarming picture: a Chicago-area debt collection agency accused of violating federal consumer protection laws and harassing consumers nationwide. Read More

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Nov 18, 2014 Share
NTSB Reports Show Crash History for Air Carrier

NTSB Reports Show Crash History for Air Carrier

NBC5 Investigates examined the NTSB reports on 13 incidents involving Central Air Southwest or its affiliated companies over the last three decades. Read More

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Nov 18, 2014 Share
Animal Rescue Group Paid After Battle Over Cattle

Animal Rescue Group Paid After Battle Over Cattle

A local animal rescue group caring for a herd of seized cattle has been paid by Cook County after waiting nearly six months to be reimbursed. Read More

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