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Monday, May 22, 2017
Students Become 'Collateral Damage' in State Budget Batttle

Students Become 'Collateral Damage' in State Budget Batttle

For college students across the state it is a time of caps and gowns and hopes and dreams. But the pomp of graduation is lessened by the circumstances in Springfield where Democrats and Republicans, including the governor,... Read More

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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Lake Activists Call For Release of Asian Carp Report

Lake Activists Call For Release of Asian Carp Report

Somewhere, an $8 million dollar report on the future of Lake Michigan is locked away. The subject: how to stop the long-feared invasion of destructive Asian carp into Lake Michigan. Read More

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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Train Station Shooting Raises Safety Procedure Questions

Train Station Shooting Raises Safety Procedure Questions

Police say a gunman shot an Amtrak conductor Tuesday afternoon in front of several terrified riders in Naperville. But NBC 5 spoke to a passenger who says what happened during the chaos left her even more shaken. Read More

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
What to Do If You Find a Nude Photo of Yourself Online

What to Do If You Find a Nude Photo of Yourself Online

Victims who find nude photos of themselves posted online without their consent have few options to get the images removed, according to police and attorneys. Read More

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
List of Schools Used in Image Boards Soliciting Nude Photos

List of Schools Used in Image Boards Soliciting Nude Photos

A two-month long investigation uncovered dozens of anonymous image boards bearing the logos of Chicago-area and Illinois high schools, in which users request, even trade, nude photographs of what appear to be former students. Read More

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Local High Schools Listed on Website Trading Nude Photos

Local High Schools Listed on Website Trading Nude Photos

On a dark corner of the Internet, users on an anonymous website trade thousands of nude photographs of women. The site is known as the dumping grounds for stolen nude photographs of celebrities in 2014, and most recently, of female... Read More

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Inmate Offers More Evidence That Cops Railroaded Neighbors

Inmate Offers More Evidence That Cops Railroaded Neighbors

A Chicago man who has served nearly a decade in prison says he was the victim of a crew of crooked police officers on Chicago’s south side. And to bolster his argument, he’s offering the cases of 13 other individuals who say... Read More

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Monday, May 15, 2017
Pharmacy Robberies a Nasty Side Effect of Opioid Crisis

Pharmacy Robberies a Nasty Side Effect of Opioid Crisis

As the nation’s heroin epidemic continues to claim lives at a rapid rate, the search for the heroin high is creating a dangerous situation for pharmacies. Police have responded to more than 500 pharmacy robberies in Illinois... Read More

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Thursday, May 11, 2017
Some School Rules Keep Transgender Athletes From Competing

Some School Rules Keep Transgender Athletes From Competing

In February a transgender boy made national news when he was forced to compete in the girls’ category, for the state wrestling championship in Texas. His case put the spotlight on the rules of all state school athletic... Read More

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017
State Grapples With Accelerated Approach of Driverless Cars

State Grapples With Accelerated Approach of Driverless Cars

If you can imagine driving to work in rush hour traffic without ever touching the steering wheel, you may be delighted to hear fully autonomous vehicles may be hitting the road a lot sooner than expected. Read More

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