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NBC 5 Responds Archive

NBC 5 Responds Archive

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016

NBC 5 Responds Answers Your Consumer Complaints

NBC 5 Responds Answers Your Consumer Complaints

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Friday, Aug 11, 2017

Veteran’s Disability Payments Compromised in Cyber Attack

Veteran’s Disability Payments Compromised in Cyber Attack

Peter Kelly last wore a United States Air Force uniform in the mid-1980s, but his time in the service has had a lasting impact. He started as a behavioral science specialist before entering the private...

Thursday, Aug 10, 2017

For Some GM Drivers, The Heat is On

For Some GM Drivers, The Heat is On

Drivers of popular General Motors vehicles nationwide say they are in a fix: the A/C in their newer-model trucks is not working, and repair parts are nowhere in sight. Among the vehicles affected: Chevrolet...

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017

Burrito Blues: Family Fights $700 in Charges After Hack

Burrito Blues: Family Fights $700 in Charges After Hack

The day the $700 hit crossed Daniel Somers’ prepaid American Express Passcard, his mother says she knew immediately it was fraud.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017

2 Year Bank Transfer Concerns Sisters Trying to Help Parent

2 Year Bank Transfer Concerns Sisters Trying to Help Parent

A walk through Lisa Modaff’s backyard is like a walk down memory lane for the Lisle homeowner. She said it brings back fond memories of her late father, Sidney, who enjoyed yard work and gardening.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

Suburban Couple Caught Between Bankrupt Business and Bank

Suburban Couple Caught Between Bankrupt Business and Bank

What started out as a simple kitchen upgrade for Pam and Rusty Allen went downhill fast after the Lake Zurich couple said they found themselves stuck between a bankrupt business and a big bank.

Thursday, Jul 13, 2017

Family Fights For Formula Coverage Despite it Being Law

Family Fights For Formula Coverage Despite it Being Law

Allergies to peanuts and other foods tend to dominate the headlines when it comes to medical dangers for children. But a growing number of kids are suffering from a little-known disease that limits their diet to...

Tuesday, Jul 11, 2017

Vet Battles to Pay Off Computer Class He Never Took

Vet Battles to Pay Off Computer Class He Never Took

Navy seaman Julio Mier was deployed off the coast of Syria in 2013 on the USS Barry aircraft carrier. “There were a lot of stressful moments. A lot of hard work,” Mier told NBC 5 Responds.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017

Surprise Baby Care Package Stuns Chicago Woman

Surprise Baby Care Package Stuns Chicago Woman

A package with all the markings of a baby gift arrived, unexpectedly, for Chicagoan Dana Bottenfield last May. The problem? It was shipped to her mother’s house, in Kansas, the week before Mother’s Day. When her

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Driver Charged in Beecher Crash That Killed Mom, 3 Sons
Driver Charged in Beecher Crash That Killed Mom, 3 Sons

Charges were filed Tuesday against the driver in a crash that killed a pregnant mother and her three young sons near their northern Illinois home, officials said.

CTA Bus Evacuated After Man Throws Backpack Inside: CFD
CTA Bus Evacuated After Man Throws Backpack Inside: CFD

A CTA bus was evacuated on Chicago’s Northwest Side Tuesday afternoon after a man threw a backpack inside the vehicle, authorities said.

Teen Boy, 3 Police Officers Hospitalized in Grayslake Fire
Teen Boy, 3 Police Officers Hospitalized in Grayslake Fire

A teen boy is in critical condition and three police officers were hospitalized Tuesday morning following a fire in far north suburban Grayslake.

Pregnant Woman Delivers Her Own Baby on Side of Tollway
Pregnant Woman Delivers Her Own Baby on Side of Tollway

A pregnant woman on her way to the hospital was forced to pull over on the side of a tollway and deliver the baby herself, authorities said Tuesday.

Afghan Taliban 'Happy to Continue' War After Trump Vows Win
Afghan Taliban 'Happy to Continue' War After Trump Vows Win

The Taliban had called for special prayers prior to President Donald Trump's Monday night speech, hoping he would announce complete withdrawal in Afghanistan, members of the group told NBC News. Trump ended up...

Former NU Professor Praised in Letters From Supporters
Former NU Professor Praised in Letters From Supporters

Wyndham Lathem was many things to the more than 30 people who wrote letters of support after his arrest for a brutal murder prosecutors allege he carried out to fulfill a “sexual fantasy."