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Thursday, Jul 6, 2017
What's the Holdup at Area Rail Crossings?

What's the Holdup at Area Rail Crossings?

The sound of a blaring freight train is not what you want to hear if you’re in a rush. Yet many drivers in Chicagoland have become accustomed to waiting ten minutes or longer at some of the region’s busiest grade crossings. Read More

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Monday, Jul 3, 2017
Emergency Responders Tested by Crude Oil Train Derailment

Emergency Responders Tested by Crude Oil Train Derailment

The clean-up continues in Plainfield following a Friday evening train derailment involving crude oil. Still, the number of trains carrying the highly-volatile product has skyrocketed in recent years as area emergency management... Read More

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Friday, Jun 30, 2017
Police Chase Involving Off-Duty Chicago Cop Caught on Video

Police Chase Involving Off-Duty Chicago Cop Caught on Video

Early Tuesday morning, Chicago Police tried to stop a car they thought was involved in a carjacking. That car, driven by an off-duty officer, ended up crashing after a brief chase, and NBC 5 Investigates has video leading up to the crash that left two people dead.

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Thursday, Jun 29, 2017
Summer Arrives, State Parks Suffer

Summer Arrives, State Parks Suffer

“This is beyond an emergency,” said Jack Darin head of the Illinois chapter of the Sierra Club. What he was referring to is the condition of many of the state run parks. Read More

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Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
Nurse Aide Captured on Video Pleads to Misdemeanor

Nurse Aide Captured on Video Pleads to Misdemeanor

A nurse’s aide who was captured on surveillance video mistreating an elderly nursing home resident has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery. Read More

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Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017
Unanswered Questions in Police Pursuit Tragedy

Unanswered Questions in Police Pursuit Tragedy

A Tuesday morning crash which killed two people, including an off-duty Chicago Police officer, raises new questions in the continuing controversy over high-speed police chases in Chicago. Read More

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Monday, Jun 26, 2017
City to Pay Nearly $1.3 Million to Family of Boy Killed in Chase

City to Pay Nearly $1.3 Million to Family of Boy Killed in Chase

A City Council committee voted unanimously Monday, to recommend payment of $1.275 million to the family of an 11 year old boy, who was killed by a driver fleeing police. Read More

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Thursday, Jun 22, 2017
Angie’s List Investigation Yields Results

Angie’s List Investigation Yields Results

Millions of consumers have made Angie’s List their go-to site for reliable home repair work at reasonable prices. The Indianapolis-based website carries a reputation for weeding out unscrupulous or unqualified operators, and... Read More

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Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017
Thousands of Kids At Risk of Not Getting Vaccines

Thousands of Kids At Risk of Not Getting Vaccines

Thousands of children in Illinois are at risk of not getting their immunizations this year amid the ongoing state budget crisis, officials said. More than 100,000 kids on Medicaid in Illinois face potentially not get their... Read More

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Monday, Jun 19, 2017
Ford Settles in Class Action Lawsuit Over Popular Models

Ford Settles in Class Action Lawsuit Over Popular Models

Those are just three of more than 1,000 complaints NBC 5 Investigates uncovered from drivers across the country who said the transmissions in their 2011-2015 Ford Focus and Ford Fiesta pose a serious safety concern. Read More

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