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Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017
Two More Drug Cases Dismissed in Police Corruption Probe

Two More Drug Cases Dismissed in Police Corruption Probe

Quietly, with little fanfare, prosecutors agreed this week to drop two more cases tied to disgraced Chicago Police Sgt. Ronald Watts and his former tactical team on the south side. Read More

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Thursday, Jul 6, 2017
NTSB Releases Report on O'Hare Plane Fire

NTSB Releases Report on O'Hare Plane Fire

The NTSB has released a lengthy report on a fire on an airplane at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, and it reveals the frightening details of the case. NBC 5 Investigates’ Phil Rogers has the latest on what the report has to say.

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Thursday, Jul 6, 2017
NTSB Details Chaos, Panic on Burning Jet at O'Hare Last Fall

NTSB Details Chaos, Panic on Burning Jet at O'Hare Last Fall

Documents released Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Board reveal a chaotic scene aboard an American Airlines passenger jet that caught fire at O’Hare last October. The aircraft, bound for Miami, was on its takeoff... Read More

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Thursday, Jul 6, 2017
What's the Holdup at Area Rail Crossings?

What's the Holdup at Area Rail Crossings?

The sound of a blaring freight train is not what you want to hear if you’re in a rush. Yet many drivers in Chicagoland have become accustomed to waiting ten minutes or longer at some of the region’s busiest grade crossings. Read More

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Monday, Jul 3, 2017
Emergency Responders Tested by Crude Oil Train Derailment

Emergency Responders Tested by Crude Oil Train Derailment

The clean-up continues in Plainfield following a Friday evening train derailment involving crude oil. Still, the number of trains carrying the highly-volatile product has skyrocketed in recent years as area emergency management... Read More

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Friday, Jun 30, 2017
Police Chase Involving Off-Duty Chicago Cop Caught on Video

Police Chase Involving Off-Duty Chicago Cop Caught on Video

Early Tuesday morning, Chicago Police tried to stop a car they thought was involved in a carjacking. That car, driven by an off-duty officer, ended up crashing after a brief chase, and NBC 5 Investigates has video leading up to the crash that left two people dead.

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Thursday, Jun 29, 2017
Summer Arrives, State Parks Suffer

Summer Arrives, State Parks Suffer

“This is beyond an emergency,” said Jack Darin head of the Illinois chapter of the Sierra Club. What he was referring to is the condition of many of the state run parks. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
Nurse Aide Captured on Video Pleads to Misdemeanor

Nurse Aide Captured on Video Pleads to Misdemeanor

A nurse’s aide who was captured on surveillance video mistreating an elderly nursing home resident has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery. Read More

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Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
Unanswered Questions in Police Pursuit Tragedy

Unanswered Questions in Police Pursuit Tragedy

A Tuesday morning crash which killed two people, including an off-duty Chicago Police officer, raises new questions in the continuing controversy over high-speed police chases in Chicago. Read More

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Monday, Jun 26, 2017
City to Pay Nearly $1.3 Million to Family of Boy Killed in Chase

City to Pay Nearly $1.3 Million to Family of Boy Killed in Chase

A City Council committee voted unanimously Monday, to recommend payment of $1.275 million to the family of an 11 year old boy, who was killed by a driver fleeing police. Read More

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