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May 5, 2014 Share
NIU Racks Up Dozens of Alcohol Emergencies

NIU Racks Up Dozens of Alcohol Emergencies

In the last three years, there were more than 130 ambulance runs to NIU fraternities, sororities, and dorms for people so intoxicated that they needed emergency care. Read More

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May 1, 2014 Share
Film Studio Targets Illegal Downloaders

Film Studio Targets Illegal Downloaders

Scores of defendants in Chicago and the suburbs, named in 27 separate lawsuits, face fines up to $150,000. Read More

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Apr 30, 2014 Share
Some Retailers Not Following E-Cig Rules

Some Retailers Not Following E-Cig Rules

The sale of electronic cigarettes and other vapor devices to minors is now prohibited in Illinois, but it appears some store clerks are not following the rules when approached by young adults looking to purchase the products. Read More

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Apr 29, 2014 Share
Synthetic Marijuana Streams Into O'Hare Airport

Synthetic Marijuana Streams Into O'Hare Airport

More than heroin or cocaine, synthetic marijuana has rapidly become one of the most frequently-seized illicit drugs arriving on U.S. shores. Read More

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Apr 28, 2014 Share
Is State's Texting, Driving Ban Working?

Is State's Texting, Driving Ban Working?

NBC 5 Investigates looks at tickets issued for violations of the texting and driving ban in 28 suburbs, the city, and by state police, and found a divergent set of results. Read More

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Apr 24, 2014 Share
Ride Service May Pose Risk to Passengers

Ride Service May Pose Risk to Passengers

Passengers in Chicago and across the United States are taking rides from complete strangers and facing a potential risk, NBC5 Investigates has found. Read More

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Apr 23, 2014 Share
Teacher Accused of Sex Abuse Reinstated

Teacher Accused of Sex Abuse Reinstated

A teacher accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl in the 1990s is back in the classroom in suburban Buffalo Grove after an internal investigation found no wrongdoing in the school. Read More

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Apr 22, 2014 Share
Town May Allow Man to Drive Utility Vehicle on the Street

Town May Allow Man to Drive Utility Vehicle on the Street

A disabled father of two may soon be driving his utility vehicle on the streets of Union nearly a year after the village took away one of his only means of getting around town. Read More

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Apr 17, 2014 Share
Suit Filed Against Cops Accused of Lying On Stand

Suit Filed Against Cops Accused of Lying On Stand

Five police officers, three from Chicago and two from Glenview, all accused of lying on the witness stand in a Glenview drug case faced new problems Thursday, as the man who was the target of their alleged lies filed suit... Read More

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Apr 16, 2014 Share
Opponents of Flooding Prevention Plan Fear Contamination

Opponents of Flooding Prevention Plan Fear Contamination

A northern suburb’s plan to combat frequent flooding may wind up impacting its beaches and the source of drinking water for millions of people, according to opponents of a proposed tunnel project in Winnetka. Read More

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