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Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018
5 Things We Know, Don’t Know About Facebook’s ‘Revenge Porn’ Pilot Program

5 Things We Know, Don’t Know About Facebook’s ‘Revenge Porn’ Pilot Program

Facebook launched its Non-Consensual Image Pilot Program in the United States in May to combat the sharing of nude photos on the social media platform. While Facebook already removes revenge porn after it receives a report, people...

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Tuesday, Jun 26, 2018
Facebook’s Program Fighting ‘Revenge Porn’ Stirs Controversy

Facebook’s Program Fighting ‘Revenge Porn’ Stirs Controversy

A recent pilot program launched by Facebook aims to fight back against intimate images shared without consent in an unconventional way: send your nudes to Facebook instead. Read More

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Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018
City Balks at Turning Over Police Shooting Records

City Balks at Turning Over Police Shooting Records

A Cook County Circuit Court judge has blasted a decision by attorneys for the city of Chicago in their refusal to release records detailing how Chicago police officers shot and killed a 17-year-old. Read More

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Wednesday, Jun 20, 2018
Route 53 Extension Plan Would Impact Hundreds in Lake County

Route 53 Extension Plan Would Impact Hundreds in Lake County

Hundreds of Lake County homeowners are once again facing the real prospect of a very specific “not-in-my-back-yard” issue. Read More

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Friday, Jun 8, 2018
After School Program Abuse Lawsuit Settled

After School Program Abuse Lawsuit Settled

The court battle is over for 19 men who sued the Chicago Board of Education and United Airlines over allegations that they were sexually abused as children by an afterschool program mentor in the 1990s. Read More

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Friday, Jun 1, 2018
Service Dog Trainer Took Off With Cash Donations: Family

Service Dog Trainer Took Off With Cash Donations: Family

A suburban community tried to do a good thing by raising about $11,000 to help a little girl. But months later there is nothing to show for all of their donations. Read More

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
Renters Squeezed by Housing Costs Across Chicago and Suburbs

Renters Squeezed by Housing Costs Across Chicago and Suburbs

If you live in Greater Chicago and are struggling to keep up with rent costs, you are not alone. NBC 5 Investigates reviewed census data and found dozens of neighorhoods across the city and suburbs with large percentages of... Read More

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Is Another Watts-Related Case Beginning to Unravel?

Is Another Watts-Related Case Beginning to Unravel?

After more than ten years in prison, Anthony McDaniels says he should now be set free because the only officers who convicted him are too tainted to be called as witnesses. Read More

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Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Thousands in Campaign Funds Spent Sans Explanation: Records

Thousands in Campaign Funds Spent Sans Explanation: Records

Four times a year, candidates running for office in Illinois are required to file campaign disclosure forms, with all expenditures over $150 accounted for - but anything less doesn't have to be itemized. Read More

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
FDA Steps Up Action Against Kratom Distributors

FDA Steps Up Action Against Kratom Distributors

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters against three marketers of the drug kratom, a natural remedy hailed as a miracle cure by some, but branded as dangerous by the federal government. NBC 5's Phil Rogers reports.

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