New technology makes it possible to search social media postings on sites such as Twitter or Instagram -- not by name or social-media "handle," but by location, and then zero in on the people found in that location. Read More
Would you get in a cab if you knew the driver had a reputation for running red lights, with mountains of unpaid tickets from the city’s red light cameras? Read More
Background check services on two of the nation's largest babysitter websites fail to find arrests, convictions and traffic violations, a Unit 5 investigation reveals. Read More
Christopher Vaughn portrayed himself a family man, but the first investigators looking into the roadside shooting deaths of his wife and three young children immediately had their doubts. Read More
In spite of an annual operating budget of more than $3 million -- plus tens of millions more being spent on a runway expansion and other capital projects -- the GCIA terminal sits mostly empty. And you pay for it. Read More
Systems like Xbox Kinect allow child predators confirm there's a child, and not a police officer, on the other side. Read More
A former Deputy Director in the Cook County Bureau of Technology told federal authorities he accepted at least $10,000 in "consulting fees" from companies vying for county projects, documents obtained by NBC Chicago show. Read More
Concerned couple says state could make big bucks if existing laws were enforced. Read More
Eric Kerestes died August 14th when a cab driven by 60-year-old John Kesse plowed through the intersection of Ogden and Milwaukee, striking Kesse as he stood at a bus stop nearby. Read More
A southwest side alderman and his constituents call for legislation from City Hall and accountability from cemetery operators to control the antics of some of those involved in funeral processions. Read More
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If signed by Gov. Pat Quinn, legislation would prohibit any teen with unresolved traffic citations from getting a state driver’s license.
Bank of America and Wells Fargo are accused by law enforcement of turning their backs on struggling homeowners. Lisa Parker reports.
It's a scam that's victimized people all over the country, and the hallmarks are always the same: a child in an accident, a wanted criminal in another car and a demand for wired money.
Realtors often at odds with online realty services say bad data is becoming an everyday headache.
When a device goes bad, whose duty is it to tell the patient?
Perpetrators of the so-called "Grandparent Scam" found a willing and loving victim when they targeted Alice Solinski, a grandmother to 11 and great-grandmother to 13.