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Thursday, Jun 21, 2012 at 09:52 AM CDT

Magnetic Adult Toys Pose Risk to Children

Magnetic Adult Toys Pose Risk to Children

High-powered magnets that aren't sold in toy stores but are are commonly used as desk toys for adults may pose a major health hazard to young children who can easily mistake the products for candy.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 04:24 PM CDT

County's Silent Battle With 'Cottage Law' Ends

County's Silent Battle With 'Cottage Law' Ends

Lawmakers last year passed law allowing people to sell homemade goods at farmers' markets, but county officials refused to accept registration applications.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 04:25 PM CDT

Court: Borrowers Have Enforceable Rights Under HAMP

Court: Borrowers Have Enforceable Rights Under HAMP

Calumet City woman says she kept getting run-around from Wells Fargo when she applied for a home loan modification.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:15 PM CDT

How Inspectors Keep Gas Pumps Fair

How Inspectors Keep Gas Pumps Fair

Inspectors shut down more than 2,000 gas pumps in Cook County last year.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:15 PM CDT

How Electronic Pickpocketing Works

How Electronic Pickpocketing Works

Though issuers downplay the risks, RFID technology in credit and debit cards could be putting consumers at risk.

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 05:16 PM CDT

Student Loan Borrowers Say They're Being Gouged

Student Loan Borrowers Say They're Being Gouged

Several student loan borrowers say they were hit with higher payments and fees after their loan balances were transferred to another servicer, they say, without warning.

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Wind Chill Advisory Takes Effect

Wind Chill Advisory Takes Effect

It’s safe to say Chicagoans are sick of the brutal winter, but unfortunately there is no end in sight just yet.

Flash Survey: Worst Sports Loss?

Flash Survey: Worst Sports Loss?

From time to time, we ask your thoughts on a topic of the day.

Federal Agents Search Home of Teen Terror Suspect

Federal Agents Search Home of Teen Terror Suspect

Federal agents from the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Taskforce served yet another search warrant at the house of accused terrorist Mohammad Hamza Khan. NBC 5 Investigates obtained exclusive video of the search.

Terror Attack Survivor Among Victors in $655M Judgment

Terror Attack Survivor Among Victors in $655M Judgment

A suburban woman and her family are among the victors in a $655.5 million judgment against the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority, alleging the groups’ complicity in at least a half...

Trucker Faces Prison for Deadly I-88 Crash After Dozing Off

Trucker Faces Prison for Deadly I-88 Crash After Dozing Off

A judge has found trucker Renato Velasquez guilty of five out of 10 counts brought against him after a fatal, fiery crash on Interstate 88.

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