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Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018
Semaj Crosby Investigation: One Year Later, No Answers

Semaj Crosby Investigation: One Year Later, No Answers

One year after the body of 17-month-old Semaj Crosby was discovered under a couch, her memory and mysterious death haunt the girl’s family, the community, police and attorneys. Read More

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Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018
Original Tuskegee Airman Facing Biggest Battle Yet

Original Tuskegee Airman Facing Biggest Battle Yet

A member of one of the most decorated military units in american history is facing his biggest battle. Health issues--and now crippling debt--are impacting a local Tuskegee airman and his wife. Friends say they are the victims of financial exploitation. Now a community is coming together to help. Here's Chris Coffey.

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Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018
Original Tuskegee Airman Facing Biggest Battle Yet

Original Tuskegee Airman Facing Biggest Battle Yet

American fighter and bomber pilots relied on Virgil Poole’s intelligence gathering to help them fly safely to their targets during World War 2. Decades later, a local community is rallying to support the veteran who is now battling... Read More

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Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018
Veterans Find New Ways to Manage Pain

Veterans Find New Ways to Manage Pain

Many veterans who served our country have found themselves at war against a common enemy: the overprescribing of opioids to manage their pain. But NBC 5 Investigates has found data that suggests one of the country’s largest health... Read More

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Thursday, Apr 12, 2018
10 Cops Associated With Alleged Frameups Deemed Not Credible

10 Cops Associated With Alleged Frameups Deemed Not Credible

NBC 5 Investigates has learned that the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office has written the Chicago Police Department, submitting a list of police officers no longer deemed credible to serve as witnesses at criminal trials. Read More

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Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018
Two Exonerees Picked Up On Heroin Charges

Two Exonerees Picked Up On Heroin Charges

Two men who spent years behind bars on drug convictions, only to see them overturned are in trouble with the law again. NBC 5's Phil Rogers reports.

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Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
Glitch in  Benefits System Bogs Down Process, Workers Say

Glitch in Benefits System Bogs Down Process, Workers Say

Glitches in Illinois’ new multi-million dollar benefits eligibility system are to blame for continued delays in food, cash and medical benefits to people in need, according to Department of Human Services workers speaking on behalf... Read More

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Monday, Apr 9, 2018
New Bill Aims to Mandate More Training For School Cops

New Bill Aims to Mandate More Training For School Cops

In the wake of mass school shootings across the nation, more schools are considering adding armed officers, even armed teachers. Read More

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Monday, Apr 9, 2018
Questions Remain over Crash Involving Chicago Cop

Questions Remain over Crash Involving Chicago Cop

NBC 5 Investigates the mystery behind a deadly crash last June, when an off-duty cop was the subject of a police chase. Nearly a year later, investigators are still not offering details on the case. NBC 5's Phil Rogers has the story. 

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Thursday, Mar 22, 2018
Drivers Report Pavement Problem on Highway

Drivers Report Pavement Problem on Highway

Have you ever felt a slight jolt while driving in to Illinois from Indiana on I-80/94 just west of the state line? If so, it’s probably because of a slight dip in the road surface on the expressway above Burnham Avenue. Read More

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