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Pitching Coach Thrown an Identity Theft Curve Ball

Pitching Coach Thrown an Identity Theft Curve Ball

John Ely and Kelly Bradley of Chicago thought they had found ideal short-term housing earlier this year. Instead, the couple lost money and Ely has spent months trying to regain his identity from an imposter. Read More

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Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018
Teacher Vacancies Impacting Chicago-Area Students, Taxpayers

Teacher Vacancies Impacting Chicago-Area Students, Taxpayers

The solution to keeping your school’s best and brightest teachers from fleeing the classroom: better working conditions, more administrative support and higher salaries. That’s according to education policy experts who are... Read More

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Monday, Nov 26, 2018
You, Too:  The Public Cost of Sexual Harassment

You, Too: The Public Cost of Sexual Harassment

It was late in the evening at a holiday party at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago, in December of 2011. About 300 members of the Chicago Police Department’s Organized Crime Division were there, including Officer Keisha Howard. Read More

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Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018
Mental Health Apps On Rise, Little Accountability: Experts

Mental Health Apps On Rise, Little Accountability: Experts

Feeling overwhelmed this holiday season? Suffering from anxiety and stress? Wish you could carry a portable therapist? There’s an app for that. Read More

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Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018
'Crass' Comments About Women Made by Shooter, Coworker Says

'Crass' Comments About Women Made by Shooter, Coworker Says

A picture is emerging of a disturbing and recurring theme in Juan Lopez's troubled life just a day after authorities say he went on a fatal rampage at Mercy Hospital and Medical Center. Read More

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Friday, Nov 16, 2018
Veterans Fighting For Benefits After Exposure to Burn Pits

Veterans Fighting For Benefits After Exposure to Burn Pits

Army National Guard Major Michael Ray started every morning with a run around his military bases while serving as a physician’s assistant in Afghanistan and Iraq. The jogs took Ray, a Sheboygan resident, near the smoke billowing... Read More

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Thursday, Nov 15, 2018
Hybrid, Electric Car Owners Hit With High Registration Fees

Hybrid, Electric Car Owners Hit With High Registration Fees

Joe Takacs opened his Indiana vehicle registration notice in October and said he was surprised to see a fee increase for his hybrid car. “It makes me mad,” Takacs said. “I’m paying more money because I’m trying not only to... Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018
Minutemen Highway Helpers Share Dangers, Tips for Drivers

Minutemen Highway Helpers Share Dangers, Tips for Drivers

We sat down with a group of Minutemen to ask them about the biggest dangers they face and how drivers can create a safer experience on the highways.

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Wednesday, Nov 14, 2018
Rescuing Stranded Drivers: Meet the IDOT Minutemen

Rescuing Stranded Drivers: Meet the IDOT Minutemen

You’ve seen their yellow trucks driving on Chicago area expressways for decades. And without them, chances are your next commute in to the city or suburbs would probably take a lot longer than usual. Read More

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Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018
Debunked Myths, Guest Etiquette: Hotel Housekeepers Tell All

Debunked Myths, Guest Etiquette: Hotel Housekeepers Tell All

Five housekeepers at downtown Chicago hotels sat down with NBC 5 Investigates and Telemundo Investiga to share their wildest stories and biggest pet peeves.

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