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Friday, Sep 14, 2018
Video Shows Grandmother Stuffed in Suitcase, Family Says

Video Shows Grandmother Stuffed in Suitcase, Family Says

Chicago is a city where too many people get away with murder. Read More

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Friday, Sep 14, 2018
OIG: CPS, CPD Lack Direction for School Resource Officers

OIG: CPS, CPD Lack Direction for School Resource Officers

Chicago Police does not have clear directives on how it selects, trains and evaluates the officers who will be stationed inside Chicago Public Schools, according to a report by the city’s Inspector General. Read More

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Friday, Sep 7, 2018
Garbage! What You Should and Shouldn't Recycle in Chicago

Garbage! What You Should and Shouldn't Recycle in Chicago

What happens to your recyclable garbage after it's picked up in Chicago? NBC 5 Investigates' Chris Coffey went behind the scenes to show the process. Turns out, Chicagoans are recycling items that should never be in those blue bins, and it could impact where all those recyclables end up. Here are some tips to keep handy.

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Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018
What You Recycle Can Impact What Becomes New Products

What You Recycle Can Impact What Becomes New Products

If you want to make sure the paper products that you place at the front curb have a better chance of becoming new products, don’t even think about tossing plastic grocery bags or greasy pizza boxes in to your recycling bins. Read More

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Friday, Aug 31, 2018
New Law Toughens Penalties for Impaired Wrong-Way Drivers

New Law Toughens Penalties for Impaired Wrong-Way Drivers

Drunk driving the wrong way on Illinois roadways is now a felony. Read More

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Thursday, Aug 30, 2018
No OSHA Violations as Chicago Water Plant Before Explosion

No OSHA Violations as Chicago Water Plant Before Explosion

NBC 5 Investigates has been looking into the timeline of the collapse and rescues. We've also learned there have been no OSHA violations at the plant. NBC 5's Phil Rogers reports.

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Thursday, Aug 30, 2018
More Than 9,000 Crashes on Ill. Roads Caused by Debris

More Than 9,000 Crashes on Ill. Roads Caused by Debris

Seventeen people have been killed in crashes caused by debris on Illinois roadways, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation’s most recent data. Read More

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Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018
Convicted Killer Makes New Bid For Freedom

Convicted Killer Makes New Bid For Freedom

Carl Williams has literally grown up in prison. Read More

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Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018
Bulletproof Backpacks Considered by Parents

Bulletproof Backpacks Considered by Parents

With more than 20 school shootings so far in 2018, keeping your children safe in the classroom has become a familiar and difficult conversation for parents. NBC 5 Investigates as some consider getting their children bulletproof backpacks.   

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Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018
Bulletproof Backpacks Considered by Parents

Bulletproof Backpacks Considered by Parents

In addition to drills and heightened security, there’s one more line of defense parents can send their kids to school with: bulletproof backpacks. Read More

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