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Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:36 PM CDT

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,...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:40 PM CDT

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...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:39 PM CDT

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

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:39 PM CDT

Credit Blemishes Sidelining More Jobseekers

Credit Blemishes Sidelining More Jobseekers

More employers are delving deeper into jobseekers' credit histories.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 04:23 PM CDT

Your Personal Data is Stolen. Now What?

Your Personal Data is Stolen.  Now What?

There's a difference between a credit freeze and credit monitoring.

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012 at 12:10 AM CDT

Social Media Helps Man Fight DirecTV

Social Media Helps Man Fight DirecTV

A major company got a lesson in customer service from the friends of a Chicago couple who lost almost everything they own in a fire last month.

Thursday, Jun 7, 2012 at 05:40 PM CDT

Cook County Changes Course on Farmers Market Law

Cook County Changes Course on Farmers Market Law

County is now accepting registrations from local vendors, despite previously finding loopholes around the law. Lisa Parker reports.

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Families "Heartbroken" After 7 Bodies Found in Indiana

Families "Heartbroken" After 7 Bodies Found in Indiana

The mother of a woman whose body was among seven found in Indiana this weekend called her daughter a "fighter."

Ill. Family in Voluntary Quarantine Over Ebola Fear

Ill. Family in Voluntary Quarantine Over Ebola Fear

A Rock Island family is in a voluntary quarantine after a family member arrived there from Liberia, officials said.

Man Charged in Death of Woman Found in Hammond

Man Charged in Death of Woman Found in Hammond

The man arrested in connection with the deaths of seven women whose bodies were found this weekend across northwest Indiana has been charged in the first woman's murder.

4 Chicago Hospitals to Care for Potential Ebola Patients

4 Chicago Hospitals to Care for Potential Ebola Patients

Four Chicago hospitals have agreed to take on the responsibility of caring for Ebola patients if the deadly virus emerges in the city.

Suspected Serial Killer Is Sex Offender in Texas

Suspected Serial Killer Is Sex Offender in Texas

The man who police say confessed to killing a woman then led police to the bodies of six others in northwestern Indiana is a registered sex offender in Texas.

Federal Rule Restricts Sale of High-Powered Magnets

Federal Rule Restricts Sale of High-Powered Magnets

The death of 19-month-old Annaka Chaffin was not the first death connected to high-powered magnets, but it may be the last if a new federal rule just passed has its intended effect.

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