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Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016
'Serial Stowaway' Arrested at Chicago's O'Hare Airport Once Again

'Serial Stowaway' Arrested at Chicago's O'Hare Airport Once Again

So-called “serial stowaway” Marilyn Hartman has been arrested again at O’Hare Airport, multiple sources told NBC 5. Read More

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Thursday, Feb 18, 2016
Turkey Turns Up Heat on Chicago-Area Restaurant Owner

Turkey Turns Up Heat on Chicago-Area Restaurant Owner

Restaurant owner Ibrahim Parlak’s tenuous hold on residency took a turn for the worse this week, when the Turkish Consul General in Chicago wrote a Michigan Congressman, urging him to reconsider his support. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016
DNA Hacking: Future of Medicine or Dangerous Weapon

DNA Hacking: Future of Medicine or Dangerous Weapon

Would you let someone hack your DNA, for the purposes of medicine or art? Bio hackers say dangers lurk behind this trend, especially if DNA falls into the wrong hands. Read More

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Friday, Feb 12, 2016
Family Searches for Answers After SIU Student’s Mysterious Death

Family Searches for Answers After SIU Student’s Mysterious Death

Two years ago, Pravin Varughese mysteriously disappeared downstate near Southern Illinois University. The 19-year-old college student’s body was found in the woods several days later. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Feb 11, 2016
Docs Solve Mystery of Missing Audio in McDonald Video

Docs Solve Mystery of Missing Audio in McDonald Video

The Chicago police squad car that captured the October 2014 shooting of 17-year old Laquan McDonald had no audio on its dashboard camera because the vehicle had “no MICs (microphones) because they were in the glove compartment with... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Feb 11, 2016
Robbins Residents Ask 'Where’s Our Store?'

Robbins Residents Ask 'Where’s Our Store?'

Years after local residents contributed thousands to build a food store in Robbins, the store appears to be no closer to reality. The site of the proposed “Save More Foods” remains the hulking remnant of Robbins’ last working... Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Feb 11, 2016
NBC 5 Responds Answers Viewer Credit Card Question

NBC 5 Responds Answers Viewer Credit Card Question

Lisa Parker of NBC 5 Responds answers a consumer question about the lack of credit card chip readers in stores. Also, hear a recap of recent cases addressed by the new expansion of NBC 5's Investigative team.

Investigations
Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016
Ill. Vets Complain of Problems With New Medical Program

Ill. Vets Complain of Problems With New Medical Program

The government’s new program designed to help veterans receive faster medical care is facing growing criticism from veterans, providers and lawmakers. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016
Violent Campus Crime Goes Unreported

Violent Campus Crime Goes Unreported

On a Friday night in December of 2014, Mutahir Rauf was walking with his brother near Loyola University when two men walked up, showed a gun and tried to rob him. The 23-year-old, who was studying at Loyola to be a doctor, tried to... Read More

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Monday, Feb 8, 2016
128 Jail Workers Called Out Sick on Super Bowl Sunday

128 Jail Workers Called Out Sick on Super Bowl Sunday

A total of 128 workers reported ill to Cook County Jail on Super Bowl Sunday – about a third more than a typical day of sick calls, NBC5 Investigates has found. Read More

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