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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...

Investigations
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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Friday, Nov 9, 2018
Find Out the Rate of Opioid-Related Overdoses in Your Town

Find Out the Rate of Opioid-Related Overdoses in Your Town

For the first time ever, the Illinois Department of Public Health released a key set of data to NBC5 Investigates, which we’ve now analyzed and mapped, to show the towns and neighborhoods that have highest rates of opioid-related... Read More

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Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018
Inside a Real Rescue With the Chicago Fire Department

Inside a Real Rescue With the Chicago Fire Department

Picture everything in your building blowing sky high, the ceiling caving in, and everything landing in a jumbled pile. Now, imagine digging through that pile, perhaps multiple stories of debris, to find a gravely injured... Read More

Investigations
Monday, Nov 5, 2018
Would You Agree To These 'Terms?' Take Another Look

Would You Agree To These 'Terms?' Take Another Look

Do people know what they’re agreeing to do when they sign those pesky “terms of service” agreements? We gave it a try. See if you spot anything out of the ordinary. Read More

Investigations
Friday, Nov 2, 2018
Some Customers Get Bigger Bill From Going Green

Some Customers Get Bigger Bill From Going Green

Some Illinois residents are seeing bigger energy bills when they decide to go green. NBC 5's Lisa Parker digs into what's going on. 

Investigations
Friday, Nov 2, 2018
Principal Returns After Suspension for Discrimination

Principal Returns After Suspension for Discrimination

The principal of a Chicago Public School was suspended for five days for discriminating against 34 students. Now, the prinicpal is back to working at the school, and parents are hoping the situation does not repeat itself. Here's Telemundo's Hilda Gutierrez. 

Investigations
Wednesday, Oct 31, 2018
Chicago-Area Police Training to Help Emotionally Disturbed

Chicago-Area Police Training to Help Emotionally Disturbed

The extensive 40 hour CIT course is considered by law enforcement experts to be the gold standard training on how to deal with individuals who are experiencing a mental health crisis. Read More

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