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Feb 14, 2012 Share
Why Doesn't Baby Formula List Sugar Content?

Why Doesn't Baby Formula List Sugar Content?

NBC Chicago hires Deibel Laboratories to measure sugar content in seven popular brands of formula Read More

Feb 22, 2012 Share
Sugar Content in Baby Formula

Sugar Content in Baby Formula

The amount of sugar per serving is often not listed in baby serving, but that does not necessarily mean that sugar is not present. An NBC study found some popular brands did contain added sugar, which pediatric dentist Kevin Boyd says could have a dramatic effect on a child's long term health. Lisa Parker reports.

Apr 18, 2012 Share
Catalytic Converters Hot On Black Market

Catalytic Converters Hot On Black Market

If you take a look inside a used catalytic converter, nothing looks salvageable, much less valuable. But some of the gray gunk in there can be processed to go into pricey jewelry -- and because of this, the grimy auto parts... Read More

May 19, 2011 Share
Are Hybrid Cars Prone to Fire?

Are Hybrid Cars Prone to Fire?

The automotive industry maintains the cars are safe, but many consumers, experts and fire investigators remain leery. Read More

Mar 16, 2010 Share
Take This Home and Shove It!

Take This Home and Shove It!

As the number of foreclosures increases, so too does the number of incidents where homeowners, unable to save their homes, take their frustration out on the lender by destroying and looting the home before they leave, according to... Read More

Nov 17, 2010 Share
Hair Loss, Irritation Blamed on Popular Hair Product

Hair Loss, Irritation Blamed on Popular Hair Product

Formaldehyde found in hair-straightening treatment, Oregon OSHA says. Read More

Jul 16, 2009 Share
1945 Law Appears To Unfairly Benefit CTA

1945 Law Appears To Unfairly Benefit CTA

A little-known law stands in the way of some victims of Chicago Transit Authority accidents. Read More

Sep 2, 2011 Share
Anti-Predatory Lending Database: Worth It? Or Boondoggle?

Anti-Predatory Lending Database: Worth It? Or Boondoggle?

House Speaker Mike Madigan championed a 2005 law that's now causing problems for some consumers and drawing the ire of many financial experts.

Feb 21, 2012 Share
When the Only Crime is a Common Name...

When the Only Crime is a Common Name...

NBC Chicago's Target 5 looks at two cases where innocent men are denied unemployment because someone else with the same name has a criminal background. Read More

Mar 13, 2012 Share
Chicago Digs Back Decades to Collect Debt

Chicago Digs Back Decades to Collect Debt

Chicago isn't the only Illinois city using a new state law to collect old debts, but it is taking the most aggressive stance. Read More

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