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Mar 20, 2014 Share
Ethics Committee Extends Review of Rep. Gutierrez

Ethics Committee Extends Review of Rep. Gutierrez

Congressman Luis Gutierrez confirmed Thursday he is the target of a review by the House Ethics Committee for payments to a former staffer and lobbyist who worked on staff training in his office.

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Mar 19, 2014 Share
Plaintiffs Can Proceed With Lawsuit Against United

Plaintiffs Can Proceed With Lawsuit Against United

A federal bankruptcy judge ruled Wednesday that a group of "John Doe" plaintiffs who claim they were abused as children by an after school program mentor in the mid-1990s can proceed with a civil lawsuit against the... Read More

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Mar 17, 2014 Share
City Shells Out Millions to Settle Sidewalk Injury Cases

City Shells Out Millions to Settle Sidewalk Injury Cases

According to records obtained by NBC 5 Investigates, the city spent nearly $6,000,000 between 2008 and 2013 in sidewalk-related settlements and judgments. Read More

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Mar 17, 2014 Share
LSD Standoff Suspect Has History of Domestic Battery Allegations

LSD Standoff Suspect Has History of Domestic Battery Allegations

NBC 5 Investigates looks into the criminal background accused of killing his wife in Georgia and sparking as standoff that closed Lake Shore Drive for several hours on Sunday. Read More

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Mar 13, 2014 Share
Woman Says United's Believers Program

Woman Says United's Believers Program "Dropped The Ball"

A key witness has emerged after several former participants of a United Airlines After School program called "Believers" came forward with claims of sexual abuse at the hands of the program director, Marvin Lovett while they were... Read More

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Mar 13, 2014 Share
NU Clarifies Status of Prof Accused of Harassment

NU Clarifies Status of Prof Accused of Harassment

Northwestern University on Thursday morning issued a clarification to earlier statements, saying embattled professor Peter Ludlow is not on a leave of absence after all. He just isn’t going to teach. Read More

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Mar 12, 2014 Share
Former Police Chief Admits Lying About Sex In His Office

Former Police Chief Admits Lying About Sex In His Office

Anthony Debois pleads guilty to lying to FBI, faces sentencing next month. Read More

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Mar 12, 2014 Share
Jim Oberweis' Florida Home Raises Residency Questions

Jim Oberweis' Florida Home Raises Residency Questions

Records show that Florida condo is listed as candidate's only primary residence. Read More

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Mar 11, 2014 Share
Plaintiffs Face Agonizing Decision In Hip Implant Settlement

Plaintiffs Face Agonizing Decision In Hip Implant Settlement

A Chicago claimant who sued Johnson & Johnson-owned DePuy discusses why she can't accept proposal. Read More

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Mar 7, 2014 Share
NU Prof Files Response to Sex Harassment Suit

NU Prof Files Response to Sex Harassment Suit

Northwestern University professor Peter Ludlow, the target of a sexual harassment complaint by a female student, filed a response to that woman’s lawsuit in Cook County Court on Friday, denying her allegations and stating that she... Read More

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