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Apr 8, 2015 Share
Chicago Student Takes on Syrian Regime in Documentary

Chicago Student Takes on Syrian Regime in Documentary

Armed with only a laptop and the strength of social media, Alaa Basatneh helped guide a revolution more than 6,000 miles away from her home. Read More

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Apr 3, 2015 Share
Police Pursue New Leads in Zywicki Investigation

Police Pursue New Leads in Zywicki Investigation

State Police investigators say they are pursuing promising leads in one of the state’s most troubling cold cases: the 1992 kidnapping and murder of 21-year-old Tammy Zywicki. Read More

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Apr 3, 2015 Share
Sheriff Warned Budget Cuts Would Impact Staffing

Sheriff Warned Budget Cuts Would Impact Staffing

Kankakee residents last year voted down a proposed sales tax increase to maintain jail staffing levels. NBC Chicago's Phil Rogers reports.

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Apr 3, 2015 Share
How Tax Reform Impacted Kankakee County's Budget

How Tax Reform Impacted Kankakee County's Budget

Dozens of companies closed their doors and cost the county millions of dollars after Illinois lawmakers reformed tax rules. NBC Chicago's Phil Rogers reports.

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Mar 25, 2015 Share
Govt. Workers Putting Personal Gas Charges on Taxpayers' Tab: Records

Govt. Workers Putting Personal Gas Charges on Taxpayers' Tab: Records

Every year, government investigators try to plug a very expensive leak in the federal system: public employees who use their federally-issued credit cards, to buy gasoline for themselves and others. Read More

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Mar 24, 2015 Share
Mom Gets Potentially Life-Saving Device After Initial Denial by Insurance

Mom Gets Potentially Life-Saving Device After Initial Denial by Insurance

A suburban-Chicago mother battling Type 1 diabetes finally received the potentially life-saving medical device she said she needed. Read More

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Mar 24, 2015 Share
CTA to Replace Blue Line Escalator Year After Accident

CTA to Replace Blue Line Escalator Year After Accident

A year after a runaway Blue Line train tore through the station at O’Hare airport, the station’s escalator still hasn’t been repaired, forcing arriving O’Hare passengers to struggle with luggage to the platform below. Read More

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Mar 23, 2015 Share
Customers Say Airline Ignores Its Own Refund Policies

Customers Say Airline Ignores Its Own Refund Policies

An NBC5 Investigates report last month prompted a flurry of complaints from our viewers that raise questions about American Airlines and how it treats the sensitive issues surrounding death and previously purchased airline... Read More

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Mar 20, 2015 Share
Feds Investigate Aaron Schock

Feds Investigate Aaron Schock

The Congressman, already under fire for globe-trotting vacations, documented on Instagram and often billed at taxpayer or campaign expense, abruptly resigned on Tuesday. And today, federal subpoenas began going out, in what would... Read More

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Mar 20, 2015 Share
Bali Murder Suspect Ecstatic to be Mom: Lawyer

Bali Murder Suspect Ecstatic to be Mom: Lawyer

The Chicago teenager currently on trial for murder in Bali, Indonesia, is "ecstatic" to be a new mother, according to her Chicago-based attorney. Read More

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