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Jul 23, 2014 Share
College Application SSNs Expose Security Risk

College Application SSNs Expose Security Risk

Students who applied to, but never attended colleges find out their data has been breached years later. Read More

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Jul 25, 2014 Share
New Allegations Prompt Concerns at Hines VA

New Allegations Prompt Concerns at Hines VA

On the heels of the scheduling scandal at Hines VA Hospital, new allegations have surfaced of conditions that threaten patient care--including mold growing on an operating room ceiling and in a storage area for sterile materials. Read More

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Jul 21, 2014 Share
I-55 Crash Scene Notorious For Accidents

I-55 Crash Scene Notorious For Accidents

Nearly 60 crashes have been reported near Elwood over the past year. Read More

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Jul 21, 2014 Share
State Law Loophole Creates Safety Concerns for Juvenile Shelters

State Law Loophole Creates Safety Concerns for Juvenile Shelters

A state-funded facility meant to keep troubled youth safe is allowing kids to leave the facility all hours of the night, and the state says there is nothing it can do about it, NBC 5 Investigates has found. Read More

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Jul 11, 2014 Share
Sculptor Claims Burr Oak Cemetery Stole His Design

Sculptor Claims Burr Oak Cemetery Stole His Design

Five years after a scandal involving the re-selling of graves at Burr Oak Cemetery, the historic burial ground in southwest suburban Alsip has been hit with a new controversy. Read More

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Jul 9, 2014 Share
Some Fire Departments Charge for Their Services

Some Fire Departments Charge for Their Services

Car wrecks can be costly. And now they're getting more expensive for some people who need firefighters to help them. Read More

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Jul 8, 2014 Share
Illinois Lawmakers Study Heroin

Illinois Lawmakers Study Heroin "Epidemic"

Statistics can help understand part of the story but they can’t begin to describe the depths and consequences of a human being's dependency on this drug. Read More

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Jul 2, 2014 Share
Report Links Crime to Streetlight Outages

Report Links Crime to Streetlight Outages

Study shows crime went up 7 percent when blocks of streetlights broken. Read More

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Jun 30, 2014 Share
Loose Highway Markers Create Road Hazards

Loose Highway Markers Create Road Hazards

Markers can come loose and smash into vehicles. Read More

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Jun 25, 2014 Share
Neighbors Connect Broken Streetlights to Deadly Carjacking

Neighbors Connect Broken Streetlights to Deadly Carjacking

Streetlights were not working when woman was carjacked and fatally struck by her vehicle Tuesday. Read More

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