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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.

Investigations
Monday, May 7, 2018
Hotels, Motels Sex Offenders Have Stayed in Last 8 Months

Hotels, Motels Sex Offenders Have Stayed in Last 8 Months

This map to show the areas where NBC5 Investigates and Telemundo Investiga found registered sex offenders who – at some point between the fall of 2017 and the spring of 2018 – reported their home addresses at a motel or hotel in a... Read More

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Monday, May 7, 2018
What to Do to Avoid Renting a Motel Room Near a Sex Offender

What to Do to Avoid Renting a Motel Room Near a Sex Offender

What can families do to make sure they do not check in to a motel room next to a sex offender? NBC 5 Investigates shows you. Read More

Investigations
Monday, May 7, 2018
Unintended Consequences: Sex Offenders in Motels

Unintended Consequences: Sex Offenders in Motels

In April of 2014, a five-year-old girl was playing with her brothers on the grounds of the Econo Lodge in Terre Haute, Indiana where she was staying with her family, when a man grabbed her, took her into his motel room, hit... Read More

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Water Customers 'Blindsided' By Skyrocketing Bills

Water Customers 'Blindsided' By Skyrocketing Bills

If you are accustomed to paying $60 for your home’s water usage every three months, imagine the shock of opening your next quarterly bill to see it skyrocket one hundred times higher your previous one! Read More

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018
DNA Test Says it Will Implement New Controls After Report

DNA Test Says it Will Implement New Controls After Report

Confused by the barrage of ads from companies wanting to dissect your personal tastes/family history/longevity/health based on a simple sample of your DNA? Read More

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