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Tuesday, Apr 17, 2018
Veterans Find New Ways to Manage Pain

Veterans Find New Ways to Manage Pain

Many veterans who served our country have found themselves at war against a common enemy: the overprescribing of opioids to manage their pain. But NBC 5 Investigates has found data that suggests one of the country’s largest health... Read More

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Thursday, Apr 12, 2018
10 Cops Associated With Alleged Frameups Deemed Not Credible

10 Cops Associated With Alleged Frameups Deemed Not Credible

NBC 5 Investigates has learned that the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office has written the Chicago Police Department, submitting a list of police officers no longer deemed credible to serve as witnesses at criminal trials. Read More

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Wednesday, Apr 11, 2018
Two Exonerees Picked Up On Heroin Charges

Two Exonerees Picked Up On Heroin Charges

Two men who spent years behind bars on drug convictions, only to see them overturned are in trouble with the law again. NBC 5's Phil Rogers reports.

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Tuesday, Apr 10, 2018
Glitch in  Benefits System Bogs Down Process, Workers Say

Glitch in Benefits System Bogs Down Process, Workers Say

Glitches in Illinois’ new multi-million dollar benefits eligibility system are to blame for continued delays in food, cash and medical benefits to people in need, according to Department of Human Services workers speaking on behalf... Read More

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Monday, Apr 9, 2018
New Bill Aims to Mandate More Training For School Cops

New Bill Aims to Mandate More Training For School Cops

In the wake of mass school shootings across the nation, more schools are considering adding armed officers, even armed teachers. Read More

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Monday, Apr 9, 2018
Questions Remain over Crash Involving Chicago Cop

Questions Remain over Crash Involving Chicago Cop

NBC 5 Investigates the mystery behind a deadly crash last June, when an off-duty cop was the subject of a police chase. Nearly a year later, investigators are still not offering details on the case. NBC 5's Phil Rogers has the story. 

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Thursday, Mar 22, 2018
Drivers Report Pavement Problem on Highway

Drivers Report Pavement Problem on Highway

Have you ever felt a slight jolt while driving in to Illinois from Indiana on I-80/94 just west of the state line? If so, it’s probably because of a slight dip in the road surface on the expressway above Burnham Avenue. Read More

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Monday, Mar 19, 2018
School District Hit With Thousands in Fraudulent Phone Calls

School District Hit With Thousands in Fraudulent Phone Calls

A small school district known for its school spirit is disputing thousands of dollars-worth of international phone calls after its landline phone system was compromised in an apparent hacking scheme. Read More

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Thursday, Mar 15, 2018
8-Minute Gap From Pursuit to Discovery of Bauer's Body

8-Minute Gap From Pursuit to Discovery of Bauer's Body

Chicago police Cmdr. Paul Bauer died last month after being shot 6 times, twice in the head, according to autopsy results released today by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. Read More

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Thursday, Mar 8, 2018
Losing Software Bidder Says U of I Making $100M Mistake

Losing Software Bidder Says U of I Making $100M Mistake

A Kansas City company which lost out on a major software contract with the University of Illinois Hospitals, says the winning company’s bid will end up costing taxpayers up to $100 million in excess costs. Read More

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