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Parlak Wins Court Decision, Holds Off Deportation

Parlak Wins Court Decision, Holds Off Deportation

Michigan restaurateur Ibrahim Parlak received welcome news late Tuesday, as an immigration judge agreed with his argument that he faced a reasonable fear of harm if deported to his native Turkey—paving the way for him to stay... Read More

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Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018
Evanston Swatting Hoax Deemed Gamer’s Stunt

Evanston Swatting Hoax Deemed Gamer’s Stunt

Four months after a massive hoax where Northwestern University students were led to believe there was an active shooter on campus, investigators say they have determined that the entire episode was targeted at a video gamer... Read More

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Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018
First Responders Delayed by Blocked Rail Crossings

First Responders Delayed by Blocked Rail Crossings

A suburban village said a proposed underpass is needed now more than ever after a train blocked four grade level rail crossings for nearly an hour and delayed ambulances carrying accident victims to the hospital. Read More

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Wednesday, Jul 11, 2018
Video Shows First Responders Repeatedly Blocked by Train

Video Shows First Responders Repeatedly Blocked by Train

A stalled Canadian National freight train in Barrington caused a traffic nightmare in June, blocking all four of the village's railroad crossings for 56 minutes. Even more problematic, issue delayed two ambulances trying to get injured car crash victims to the hospital. This is what happened.

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Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018
The Unintentional Victims of the War on Opioids

The Unintentional Victims of the War on Opioids

Chronic pain sufferers in the United States are facing another obstacle in their daily quest to manage their pain: the government’s crackdown on opioid painkillers. Read More

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Thursday, Jul 5, 2018
'Condo Deconversion' Being Used to Try to Force Owners From Homes, Residents Say

'Condo Deconversion' Being Used to Try to Force Owners From Homes, Residents Say

Residents say a condo association is trying to use a tactic called "condo deconversion" to force owners out of their homes. NBC 5 Investigates' Hilda Gutierrez has the story.

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Friday, Jun 29, 2018
Legislators Submit Reports With 'Not Itemized' Expenses

Legislators Submit Reports With 'Not Itemized' Expenses

A watchdog calls it a “loophole” in election law. So who's keeping watch? Read More

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Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018
Giant 'Darknet' Bust Yields 40 Arrests, $20M+ in Guns, Drugs

Giant 'Darknet' Bust Yields 40 Arrests, $20M+ in Guns, Drugs

Authorities arrested 40 people and seized more than $20 million in guns, drugs, cars, gold and cryptocurrency after a massive, year-long undercover operation targeting underground activity on the Internet. Read More

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Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018
4 Steps to Take if Someone Posts Your Intimate Photos, Video

4 Steps to Take if Someone Posts Your Intimate Photos, Video

In light of Facebook's new Non-Consensual Image Pilot Program, many might be asking what steps they can take if they become victims of revenge porn. Read More

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Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018
5 Things We Know, Don’t Know About Facebook’s ‘Revenge Porn’ Pilot Program

5 Things We Know, Don’t Know About Facebook’s ‘Revenge Porn’ Pilot Program

Facebook launched its Non-Consensual Image Pilot Program in the United States in May to combat the sharing of nude photos on the social media platform. While Facebook already removes revenge porn after it receives a report, people...

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