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Thursday, May 5, 2016
Chicago-Area Police Pursuits Kill, Injure Scores of Bystanders

Chicago-Area Police Pursuits Kill, Injure Scores of Bystanders

A two-month NBC5 investigation reveals that many fatal chases were never reported to the state agency charged with reviewing police pursuits. And most deadly local police chases likely should never have started in the first place,... Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 2, 2016
Woman Accuses Doctor of Performing Wrong Surgery

Woman Accuses Doctor of Performing Wrong Surgery

A doctor who promised his patients flat stomachs and curvaceous backsides has been accused of disfiguring and severely injuring patients, NBC 5 Investigates found. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Apr 29, 2016
'Individual A' Won't Have to Pay Taxes on Hastert Hush-Money

'Individual A' Won't Have to Pay Taxes on Hastert Hush-Money

Federal sources confirm that the man at the center of the Dennis Hastert scandal, identified only as “Individual A”, paid no taxes on the $1.7 million he received from Hastert to guarantee his silence. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Dec 17, 2015
NBC 5 Investigates Wins Peabody Award

NBC 5 Investigates Wins Peabody Award

The fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald caused a firestorm of national controversy that prompted the indictment of a Chicago police officer, the firing of the city's top, a Department of Justice investigation,... Read More

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Thursday, Apr 14, 2016
City Won’t Release Police Reports After Teen Shot 16 Times

City Won’t Release Police Reports After Teen Shot 16 Times

The city of Chicago will not release police reports of a teenager shot 16 times because he was a juvenile. The city says state law prohibits it from releasing the normally public documents, though a Northwestern University... Read More

Investigations
Friday, Apr 1, 2016
Police Reports Shed Light on Grocery Store Shooting Investigation

Police Reports Shed Light on Grocery Store Shooting Investigation

Newly released police reports shed light on why it took police nearly two weeks to bring charges in connection with a near tragedy in west suburban Northlake. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Mar 31, 2016
Video Shows Close Encounter in Suburban Grocery Store

Video Shows Close Encounter in Suburban Grocery Store

Two west suburban children are lucky to be alive, after a gunshot tore through the wall of an office at a Northlake grocery store, narrowly missing the pair before striking the ankle of an employee bagging groceries. Read More

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Friday, Mar 25, 2016
Police Want to Know How Deputy Gun Ended Up With Cop Shooter

Police Want to Know How Deputy Gun Ended Up With Cop Shooter

Local and Federal investigators are trying to determine how the would-be assailant of three Chicago Police Officers obtained a gun which should have been in the possession of a Lake County Sheriff’s deputy. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Mar 25, 2016
Kurdish Immigrant Granted Another Reprieve From Deportation

Kurdish Immigrant Granted Another Reprieve From Deportation

Ibrahim Parlak, the southwest Michigan restauranteur who was branded as a possible terrorist by the Department of Homeland Security, has received another reprieve from deportation. Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Mar 23, 2016
Framed By a Bad Cop, Ben Baker is Cleared Again

Framed By a Bad Cop, Ben Baker is Cleared Again

For years, Ben Baker tried to tell anyone who would listen that he had been framed. Read More

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