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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Safety Concerns Rise at Metropolitan Correctional Center As Officers Continue to Retire

Safety Concerns Rise at Metropolitan Correctional Center As Officers Continue to Retire

NBC 5 Investigates safety concerns at the MCC in Chicago. The facility is down 20 officers and more are expected to retire soon. NBC 5's Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

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Friday, Aug 16, 2019
Ill. Justice Pays Back Erroneous Homeowners Exemption

Ill. Justice Pays Back Erroneous Homeowners Exemption

Illinois Supreme Court Justice Scott Neville sent staffers to the Cook County Assessor’s office Friday to clear up controversy surrounding a Homeowners Exemption he erroneously received on a Bronzeville property, according to... Read More

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Thursday, Aug 15, 2019
Dems Seek Information on Justice's Homeowners Exemption

Dems Seek Information on Justice's Homeowners Exemption

Following a report from NBC 5 Investigates earlier this week, Illinois Democrats are asking for clarification on a homeowners exemption received by a state Supreme Court justice before they endorse him for re-election to a... Read More

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Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019
Using DNA Kits To Crack 43-Year-Old Murder Mystery

Using DNA Kits To Crack 43-Year-Old Murder Mystery

Authorities in Grundy County are employing a groundbreaking technique using modern ancestry sites to crack a 43-year-old murder mystery. Read More

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Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019
Illinois Justice Asks About Repaying Homeowners Exemption

Illinois Justice Asks About Repaying Homeowners Exemption

Following a report from NBC 5 Investigates, Illinois Supreme Court Justice Scott Neville has asked the Cook County Assessor what the procedure is for repaying the Homeowners Exemption he erroneously received, the assessor's office... Read More

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Monday, Aug 12, 2019
Questions About Illinois Judge and Tax Exemption

Questions About Illinois Judge and Tax Exemption

An Illinois Supreme Court Justice has received a homeowners exemption on a home where he doesn’t live, NBC 5 Investigates found. Read More

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Friday, Aug 2, 2019
Teen's Diabetes Medication Confiscated at Lollapalooza Gates

Teen's Diabetes Medication Confiscated at Lollapalooza Gates

The mother of a 17-year-old suburban boy with diabetes is grateful her son is okay after his emergency Glucagon kit was confiscated at the entrance to Lollapalooza on Thursday afternoon. Read More

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Thursday, Aug 1, 2019
Chicago Bicyclists Recording Rides for Their Own Safety

Chicago Bicyclists Recording Rides for Their Own Safety

Chicago's streets are bustling with cars, trucks, people and bikes. But the tight spaces can lead to heated confrontations and some are getting caught on camera. Read More

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Monday, Jul 29, 2019
Madigan Campaign Paid $1.2M in Legal Fees Over 2 Years

Madigan Campaign Paid $1.2M in Legal Fees Over 2 Years

"What we are hoping to establish is case precedent with this case, that no longer is it acceptable to put phony, sham candidates on the ballot to deceive the voters, to dilute the vote," said attorney Anthony Peraica, sitting... Read More

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Friday, Jul 19, 2019
5 Inspectors Monitor Thousands of Illinois Rides

5 Inspectors Monitor Thousands of Illinois Rides

Two people were hurt in separate incidents at area carnivals on Thursday night, but how exactly does the state of Illinois work to keep carnival-goers safe from injury on rides? Read More

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