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Monday, Feb 1, 2016 Share
Pair Rented Out Diseased Body Parts for Medical Training: Feds

Pair Rented Out Diseased Body Parts for Medical Training: Feds

A Detroit couple has been arrested for allegedly buying and selling diseased body parts that came, in part, from an Illinois company, officials said. Read More

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Wednesday, Jan 27, 2016 Share
Schock Campaign Fund Has Dropped $2.5M in Legal Fees Since Resignation: Docs

Schock Campaign Fund Has Dropped $2.5M in Legal Fees Since Resignation: Docs

Former U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, the Peoria congressman who resigned last March and now is facing an apparent federal grand jury investigation into how he handled his expenditures while in office, filed new disclosures on Wednesday... Read More

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Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016 Share
Nuns Lose Case Against Neighboring Strip Joint

Nuns Lose Case Against Neighboring Strip Joint

A suburban religious order will have to come up with a new legal argument to stop a strip club which went up in its own back yard, after a Cook County judge dismissed every aspect of their case. Read More

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Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016 Share
Authorities Seek Help IDing 4th Body Found in Riverdale Home

Authorities Seek Help IDing 4th Body Found in Riverdale Home

Illinois State Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a body found along with three others last year in a south suburban home where the owner was conducting an illegal in-home mortuary business. Read More

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Friday, Jan 22, 2016 Share
Questions Remain as Mystery Behind Gruesome Riverdale Garage Discovery Unravels

Questions Remain as Mystery Behind Gruesome Riverdale Garage Discovery Unravels

It was a mystery that quickly grabbed national headlines and then just as quickly faded away – leaving plenty of unanswered questions. Four months later state police are still questioning how one man got away with a gruesome crime... Read More

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Thursday, Jan 21, 2016 Share
Missing Video in Chatman Footage Blamed on Technical Glitch

Missing Video in Chatman Footage Blamed on Technical Glitch

Nearly one-and-a-half minutes of footage is missing from a City of Chicago camera’s recording of the fatal police shooting of Cedrick Chatman in January, 2013. Videos of the incident taken by several cameras were released to... Read More

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Monday, Jan 18, 2016 Share
Taxpayers Funding State Employees at Closed Facilities

Taxpayers Funding State Employees at Closed Facilities

Illinois taxpayers are paying state employees who show up for work at shuttered museums and other closed facilities at a cost of $1.6 million and counting, according to state salary records analyzed by NBC 5 Investigates. Read More

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Friday, Jan 15, 2016 Share
Fired Nuclear Power Plant Guards Win Case to Get Jobs Back

Fired Nuclear Power Plant Guards Win Case to Get Jobs Back

Security guards who said they were fired for raising concerns about the work environment at the nuclear generating station, Palisades Power Plant, on Lake Michigan can get their jobs back, according to the US Department of Labor. Read More

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Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 Share
Thousands of BCBS of Illinois Customers Start 2016 Without Proof of Insurance

Thousands of BCBS of Illinois Customers Start 2016 Without Proof of Insurance

With the start of 2016, thousands of Illinois consumers were supposed to receive proof of new health insurance plans from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, after the insurer cancelled the popular “Blue PPO” individual plan. Read More

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Thursday, Jan 14, 2016 Share
Man Who Claims He Was Set Up By Cops Released From Prison

Man Who Claims He Was Set Up By Cops Released From Prison

On Thursday, the state basically agreed, asking a judge to dismiss the case which put Baker behind bars in 2005. And roughly eight hours later, he walked out of the prison in downstate Robinson, four hours south of Chicago. Read More

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