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Friday, May 18, 2018
Illinois Families Targeted by Out Of State Patient Brokers

Illinois Families Targeted by Out Of State Patient Brokers

If you have a family member or friend struggling with an addiction, you want them to receive the best treatment possible. But if that person is young, insured and seeking treatment outside of Illinois, beware of providers offering... Read More

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Friday, May 18, 2018
Convicted Con Man Arrested for Posing as State Employee

Convicted Con Man Arrested for Posing as State Employee

A convicted con man featured in a 2017 NBC 5 Investigates report is back behind bars and charged with posing as an employee of the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office. Read More

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Thursday, May 17, 2018
Majority of Chicago-Area School Districts Do Not Have SROs

Majority of Chicago-Area School Districts Do Not Have SROs

About a third of school districts in the Chicago area have a police officer permanently assigned to their schools, according to a public records request. Read More

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Anonymous Chat Apps Could Put Kids in Danger: Police

Anonymous Chat Apps Could Put Kids in Danger: Police

If you want to chat online and share your secrets with a stranger there are mobile apps to fit your need. But police say apps that are marketed as anonymous conversation platforms could put your children at risk from predators. Read More

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Monday, May 14, 2018
Ill. Leaders Spend Hundreds of Thousands on Sports Tickets

Ill. Leaders Spend Hundreds of Thousands on Sports Tickets

Since January 2016, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s political campaign has spent more than $700,000 to purchase tickets to Chicago Cubs, White Sox and Bulls games. NBC 5's Carol Marin Reports.

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Monday, May 14, 2018
Ill. Leaders Spend Hundreds of Thousands on Sports Tickets

Ill. Leaders Spend Hundreds of Thousands on Sports Tickets

Together, according to state records, Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton have spent $1,037,641 on tickets to sports games. Read More

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Friday, May 11, 2018
Community Rallies to Help Original Tuskegee Airman

Community Rallies to Help Original Tuskegee Airman

A Chicago community is rallying to support a World War II veteran facing major health and financial issues. Read More

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Thursday, May 10, 2018
Fake Posts Mimic Real Companies, Dupe Job Seekers

Fake Posts Mimic Real Companies, Dupe Job Seekers

Looking for a summer job? Read More

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018
How 'Restriction Zones' Can Push Some Sex Offenders to Motels

How 'Restriction Zones' Can Push Some Sex Offenders to Motels

Most every community has laws that restrict registered sex offenders from living in certain areas – close to a school, say, or near park. The laws are intended to protect people from past offenders, but there’s a flipside to these... Read More

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Monday, May 7, 2018
Avoid Renting Motel Room Next to Registered Sex Offender

Avoid Renting Motel Room Next to Registered Sex Offender

Remember that a sex offender’s residency at a motel or inn is completely legal, and there is no obligation on the part of any establishment to research the background of a guest, or alert other guests to someone’s criminal history. NBC 5's Marion Brooks reports.

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