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Thursday, Jun 27, 2019
City Maintains Silence Two Years After Fatal Crash

City Maintains Silence Two Years After Fatal Crash

June 27, 2017, Chicago police officers chased a fellow officer at high speeds down Roosevelt Road. The official report on the ensuing crash has never been made public. Read More

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Thursday, Jun 20, 2019
Consumers Losing Millions to Tech Support Scams

Consumers Losing Millions to Tech Support Scams

Sharon and Mac Estes of Crest Hill were getting ready for dinner when they answered a phone call and received the scare of a lifetime. The couple said the caller, who purported to be a computer security expert, claimed people... Read More

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Thursday, Jun 20, 2019
This Hacker Uses Psychological Manipulation To Scam People

This Hacker Uses Psychological Manipulation To Scam People

Rachel Tobac is a social engineer who hacks people rather than computers, but not for the reason many might think. Read More

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Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019
Student Pushes for Planes to Carry Auto-Injectors

Student Pushes for Planes to Carry Auto-Injectors

Harvard student says she got sick flying from Boston to Chicago. Now she wants the law changed to require auto-injectors on airlines. Read More

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Friday, Jun 14, 2019
Questions Linger In Deaths of Two Babies In South Suburbs

Questions Linger In Deaths of Two Babies In South Suburbs

Activist Andrew Holmes asks why there have been no charges in the case of two children, whose bodies were found in neighboring suburbs 26 days apart. Read More

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Thursday, Jun 13, 2019
Family Sues Over Grate Collapse That Impaled Young Boy

Family Sues Over Grate Collapse That Impaled Young Boy

The family of a 5-year-old boy who fell through a grate at his grandparents' North Side Chicago condo building has filed suit in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging the building failed to maintain the grate and allowed it to... Read More

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Thursday, Jun 6, 2019
Here's How Often a CTA Train Has Derailed in the Past 10 Years

Here's How Often a CTA Train Has Derailed in the Past 10 Years

NBC 5 Investigates has tracked 27 reported derailments of CTA trains over the past 10 years, most all of them described as "minor," though some, including Thursday's derailment on the Green Line, resulted in injuries. Read More

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Wednesday, Jun 5, 2019
Lawmakers Aim to Speed Up Trains in Chicago-Area

Lawmakers Aim to Speed Up Trains in Chicago-Area

If you are waiting longer at Chicago area rail road crossings and experiencing more delays on board passenger trains, you are not alone. The gridlock is getting the attention of US lawmakers, who want to find more ways to speed up... Read More

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019
As Summer Approaches, Some State Parks Remain Shuttered

As Summer Approaches, Some State Parks Remain Shuttered

Summer is almost here and if your plans include visiting an Illinois state park you may want to check first. Depending on the park, campgrounds may be closed. The same with roads and park facilities. NBC 5 political editor Carol Marin reports on problems facing some of the state's best attractions.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Home's Foundation Crumbles, City Does Nothing, Woman Says

Home's Foundation Crumbles, City Does Nothing, Woman Says

A woman said her mother’s house in Gary, Indiana, is crumbling before their eyes and the city has not done anything about it, despite their complaints about an increase in heavy truck traffic in front of the property. Read More

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