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Friday, Dec 30, 2016
Hospitals Warn Patients of Infection Tied to Medical Device

Hospitals Warn Patients of Infection Tied to Medical Device

Thousands of open-heart surgery patients may be at risk for a dangerous infection linked to a medical device used at hospitals across the country, including many in the Chicago area. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Dec 23, 2016
DOJ Investigators Burning the Christmas Midnight Oil

DOJ Investigators Burning the Christmas Midnight Oil

NBC5 Chicago has learned a massive team of attorneys and investigators from the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Justice Department is, on the eve of Christmas and Hanukkah, working feverishly to complete its probe of the Chicago... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016
Conviction Vacated for Man Allegedly Set Up by Disgraced Cop

Conviction Vacated for Man Allegedly Set Up by Disgraced Cop

A Cook County judge on WA Cook County judge on Wednesday vacated the 2006 conviction and dropped all charges against a man who was convicted at the hands of a disgraced Chicago police officer and his team. Lionel White was... Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Dec 13, 2016
Report Finds Flaws in Operation of Chicago’s Camera Network

Report Finds Flaws in Operation of Chicago’s Camera Network

Chicago is arguably one of the most surveilled cities in the world, but according to a new report by the Office of the Inspector General, the city’s camera network has some major security and operational problems. Read More

Investigations
Thursday, Dec 8, 2016
Nuclear Plant on Lake Michigan Plans Permanent Shut Down

Nuclear Plant on Lake Michigan Plans Permanent Shut Down

A nuclear power plant with a recent history of reported leaks and shutdowns is expected to power down permanently in late 2018. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016
Judge Blocks Release of Documents in Valerie Percy Case

Judge Blocks Release of Documents in Valerie Percy Case

A Cook County judge on Tuesday has blocked a request for Kenilworth police to release thousands of pages in investigative files from the 50-year-old murder of Valerie Percy. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016
State's Attorney Agrees to Take Second Look at Scores of Cases Involving Alleged Dirty Cops

State's Attorney Agrees to Take Second Look at Scores of Cases Involving Alleged Dirty Cops

In a decision that is certain to send shock waves through City Hall and the Chicago Police Department, both the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office and the City of Chicago Law Department said Tuesday they would not oppose... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Dec 5, 2016
Inside Investigation Into One of Chicago's Biggest Scandals

Inside Investigation Into One of Chicago's Biggest Scandals

Viewers of programs like “Quantico” and “The X Files” might be surprised to learn that FBI work is not always about midnight surveillance, secret cameras, and global intrigue. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016
'Special Master' Should Review Dirty Cop's Convictions: Atty

'Special Master' Should Review Dirty Cop's Convictions: Atty

For years, residents of the Ida B. Wells housing project on Chicago’s South Side complained they were being shaken down, in some cases even framed, by a group of corrupt police officers led by Sgt. Ronald Watts. Read More

Investigations
Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016
Stem Cell Clinics Spreading Across America

Stem Cell Clinics Spreading Across America

Across Chicagoland, at clinics which specialize in sports medicine, reconstructive and plastic surgery, even hair replacement, doctors are offering a new sideline: stem cell treatments . Read More

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