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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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Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018
Secrets of the Trade: Hotel Housekeepers Tell All

Secrets of the Trade: Hotel Housekeepers Tell All

From once rampant sexual harassment to their new role of ‘eyes and ears’ in hallways, hotel housekeepers are revealing secrets of the job and debunking myths. Read More

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Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018
Images Show Unsettling Scenes Witnessed on CTA Trains

Images Show Unsettling Scenes Witnessed on CTA Trains

Photos show a series of unsettling scenes some say they have witnessed inside Chicago Transit Authority trains. The images come as motormen for the agency told their stories of the unpredictable challenges they face on the job.

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Monday, Nov 12, 2018
CTA Motormen Tell All, Share Transit Secrets

CTA Motormen Tell All, Share Transit Secrets

To get an idea of what Chicago Transit Authority motormen deal with on a daily basis, NBC 5 Investigates assembled a group of veteran operators from Amalgamated Transit Union local 308. They spoke of the very unpredictable...

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Monday, Nov 12, 2018
Secrets of the Trade: CTA Motormen Tell Their Stories

Secrets of the Trade: CTA Motormen Tell Their Stories

They are the men and women who drive Chicago’s el and subway trains, covering thousands of miles in all conditions, every year. But could you do what they do? Read More

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Saturday, Nov 10, 2018
Chicago-Area Paramedics Reviving Opioid Overdose Victims in Record Numbers

Chicago-Area Paramedics Reviving Opioid Overdose Victims in Record Numbers

NBC 5 Investigates has obtained eye-opening data from the Illinois Department of Public Health that shows how often local paramedics are administering naloxone to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. Read More

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