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Tuesday, Feb 27, 2018
Emails Suggest Election Played Role in Timing Of IPRA Firing

Emails Suggest Election Played Role in Timing Of IPRA Firing

Three years ago, an Independent Police Review Authority investigator named Lorenzo Davis lost his job. Davis has long alleged he was fired because he refused to change his findings in a number of controversial police shooting cases... Read More

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Thursday, Feb 22, 2018
Firefighters Have Unmet Emotional, Mental Health Need: Study

Firefighters Have Unmet Emotional, Mental Health Need: Study

In his more than 25 years as firefighter in Stamford, Connecticut, Capt. Jacques Roy thought he could handle anything – until the smoke cleared from a devastating fire that killed three children and their grandparents. “I was the... Read More

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Friday, Feb 23, 2018
Records Reveal Troubled Past of Mothers House Director

Records Reveal Troubled Past of Mothers House Director

Eunice Walker, the director of The Mothers House – which was shuttered by Dixmoor police early Friday morning – was recently found in contempt of court -- on behalf of The Mothers House -- by a Cook County Circuit Court judge... Read More

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Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018
'Un-edited' Blagojevich Tape is Heavily Edited in Rauner Ad

'Un-edited' Blagojevich Tape is Heavily Edited in Rauner Ad

A Bruce Rauner commercial featuring another undercover recording of former governor Rod Blagojevich bills itself as an “un-edited FBI wiretap”. Read More

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Friday, Feb 16, 2018
Kevin Quinn's Ex-Wife Says She Warned of Alleged Abuse

Kevin Quinn's Ex-Wife Says She Warned of Alleged Abuse

The estranged wife of high-ranking political operative Kevin Quinn told NBC 5 Friday that she sent a letter to Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's office, desperately seeking assistance and detailing domestic abuse allegations... Read More

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Thursday, Feb 15, 2018
Taxi Driver is Key Witness in Fatal Bauer Shooting

Taxi Driver is Key Witness in Fatal Bauer Shooting

A Chicago cab driver being hailed as a key witness in the shooting of police Cmdr. Paul Bauer, says he only did what any other citizen would have done in the same situation. Read More

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Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018
Prosecutors Agree 3 More Were Framed As CPD Scandal Grows

Prosecutors Agree 3 More Were Framed As CPD Scandal Grows

In what can only be viewed as an exploding scandal, prosecutors told a Cook County judge Tuesday convictions should be set aside for three more individuals, arrested at the hands of a tainted Chicago Police tactical team headed by... Read More

Investigations
Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018
Troubling Clues in Case of Unsolved 1982 Chicago Kidnapping

Troubling Clues in Case of Unsolved 1982 Chicago Kidnapping

Jill Kellett Smolios has always had one piece missing from her family’s story: the big sister who vanished without a trace. Read More

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Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018
City in Settlement Talks With Man Shot By Chicago Police

City in Settlement Talks With Man Shot By Chicago Police

Lawyers for a man shot two years ago by Chicago Police, say they have been surprised twice in the last week by 11th hour evidence which was never turned over by city attorneys. Read More

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Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018
Train Crossing Stirs Up Frustration, School Tardies

Train Crossing Stirs Up Frustration, School Tardies

A single train crossing in Will County has the potential to make thousands of kids late for school, according to parents, a school official and bus drivers who spoke to NBC 5 Investigates. Read More

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