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Mar 4, 2014 Share
Northwestern Students Call for Professor's Ouster

Northwestern Students Call for Professor's Ouster

“We want professor Ludlow out of the classroom,” said organizer Laura Whittenburg. “We don’t understand why a faculty member who Northwestern has found had unwelcome sexual advances with a student is still on this campus, teaching... Read More

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Mar 4, 2014 Share
Fire Chief Resigns With Controversial Retirement Deal

Fire Chief Resigns With Controversial Retirement Deal

The recently-resigned fire chief of the Tri-State Fire Protection District left behind a number of questions as she vacated the office. Read More

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Mar 4, 2014 Share
Polar Vortex Meant Vacation From Parking Tickets

Polar Vortex Meant Vacation From Parking Tickets

If you're looking for a silver lining during the coldest and snowiest days of the year, at least you were less likely to get a parking ticket. Carol Marin sifts through the data.

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Feb 28, 2014 Share
Second Teacher Sues Following Hales Scandal

Second Teacher Sues Following Hales Scandal

Two months after a teacher filed suit against Hales Franciscan High School, saying she was fired for reporting a sex incident on school grounds against the administration’s wishes, a second teacher has now been fired, citing... Read More

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Feb 26, 2014 Share
Family Says Pharmacy Error Nearly Killed Boy

Family Says Pharmacy Error Nearly Killed Boy

A 5-year-old boy from Crystal Lake mistakenly took a dangerous dose of an antipsychotic drug meant for an adult, according to his parents. They blame a pharmacy for the error. Read More

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Feb 25, 2014 Share
Most School Crime Not Reported to State Database

Most School Crime Not Reported to State Database

Schools are required to report weapons and violence incidents to a state database, but as NBC 5 Investigates learned, most Chicago schools don't do it. Read More

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Feb 24, 2014 Share
Leadership PACs Fund Millions in Mysterious Spending

Leadership PACs Fund Millions in Mysterious Spending

Many members of Congress appear to be enjoying lavish lifestyles, funded by political action committees which require little or no documentation. Read More

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Feb 24, 2014 Share
Petition Demands Transparency in Wake of NU Harassment Claim

Petition Demands Transparency in Wake of NU Harassment Claim

Hundreds of individuals, including numerous faculty members at Northwestern University, have presented administrators with a petition demanding answers and greater transparency in the wake of a student’s sexual harassment... Read More

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Feb 21, 2014 Share
 Data Shows More Guns

Data Shows More Guns "Mistakenly" Showing Up At Airports

Air travelers caught with guns in their carry-on bags at O'Hare and Midway International Airports appear to be forgetful of what they packed, according to police reports obtained by NBC 5 Investigates. Read More

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Feb 21, 2014 Share
NU Admits Disciplining Prof Accused of Harassing Student

NU Admits Disciplining Prof Accused of Harassing Student

Northwestern University admitted Friday that it took disciplinary action against a professor accused of sexually harassing a female student, and it found that he did indeed violate the University’s sexual harassment policy. Read More

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