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Renowned Illinois Coach Banned From USA Gymnastics

Renowned Illinois Coach Banned From USA Gymnastics

The gymnastics community let out a collective “shock” and “disbelief” on Monday upon learning the news that former elite gymnast Todd Gardiner of the Illinois Gymnastics Institute and one of the most decorated Illinois coaches... Read More

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Wednesday, Dec 6, 2017
Kratom: It's Legal, But Could it Be Deadly?

Kratom: It's Legal, But Could it Be Deadly?

Chances are you’ve never heard of a substance called Kratom. It is variously described as a dietary supplement, or an herb, or an outright drug. To many, it’s a miracle cure. Read More

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Tuesday, Dec 5, 2017
Computer Glitches Impact Illinois Families Waiting For Aid

Computer Glitches Impact Illinois Families Waiting For Aid

Concerned social workers and their clients tell NBC 5 Investigates a new computer system that is supposed to assist Illinois families could spoil the holidays for tens of thousands of residents who are applying for food and medical... Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017
Can Busy Shoppers Cut Wait Times With Click And Pickup?

Can Busy Shoppers Cut Wait Times With Click And Pickup?

If you would rather skip long store lines and delivery times, grab your smartphone or computer for what retailers are calling a speedier way to shop online. Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017
Mother, Daughter Targeted in 'Elaborate' Scam

Mother, Daughter Targeted in 'Elaborate' Scam

South Elgin police told a suburban mother and daughter that it is one of the most detailed and elaborate scams they've seen. Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017
Calls For Freedom in Another Watts Case

Calls For Freedom in Another Watts Case

Cook County prosecutors say they are at least considering the petition of still another defendant who says he fell victim to disgraced Chicago police Sgt. Ronald Watts and the tactical team he ran on Chicago’s South Side. Read More

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Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017
Spelling Error Has Major Implications When Shopping Online

Spelling Error Has Major Implications When Shopping Online

An online shopper thought he was doing business with a national store. He later learned that – because of a typo – he had given his credit card information to a stranger. Marion Brooks reports.

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Friday, Nov 17, 2017
CPD Had Ample Warning of Allegations Against Officers

CPD Had Ample Warning of Allegations Against Officers

In the wake of Thursday’s mass exonerations of 15 individuals who said they were framed by rogue police officers, Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson suggested the department had limited knowledge of those officers’ alleged... Read More

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Friday, Nov 17, 2017
Gang Conflict in Rogers Park Killed Popular Teacher: Ald.

Gang Conflict in Rogers Park Killed Popular Teacher: Ald.

It would be easy to say Friday night Oct. 13 was unlucky for Cynthia Trevillion. Read More

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Thursday, Nov 16, 2017
 7 Cops Removed From Duty Following Historic Exonerations

7 Cops Removed From Duty Following Historic Exonerations

Seven members of a former Chicago Police tactical team have been placed on administrative duty, after a Cook County judge threw out the convictions of 15 individuals, which even the State’s Attorney’s office said were tainted... Read More

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