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Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Change Needed to Prosecute Rape, Sex Crimes, Experts Say

Change Needed to Prosecute Rape, Sex Crimes, Experts Say

Prosecuting cases of rape and sexual assault don’t often end in convictions, despite evidence or even a victim’s willingness to testify against their alleged attacker. And experts say society’s view toward sexual assault is... Read More

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Monday, May 8, 2017
Dangerous Untreatable Superbug on the Rise: Doctors

Dangerous Untreatable Superbug on the Rise: Doctors

Global health experts are sounding the alarm on a nightmare superbug that is resistant to nearly all antibiotics. Doctors warn the bacterial infection is becoming more widespread with little to no treatment options available. Read More

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Friday, May 5, 2017
Rauner Gives Thompson Center Tour, Proposes Demolition

Rauner Gives Thompson Center Tour, Proposes Demolition

Available: a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for an entire city block in Chicago’s fabled Loop, a massive office building with its own CTA station in the basement. Read More

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Who is Chatting With Your Kids?

Who is Chatting With Your Kids?

Law enforcement officials are warning parents to monitor the games that their young children play on devices in the wake of some troubling allegations involving online predators. Read More

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Monday, May 1, 2017
Many Local 'Angie’s List Certified' Contractors Unlicensed

Many Local 'Angie’s List Certified' Contractors Unlicensed

Millions of consumers have made Angie’s List their go-to site for reliable home repair work at reasonable prices. The Indianapolis-based website carries a reputation for weeding out unscrupulous or unqualified operators, and... Read More

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Friday, Apr 28, 2017
Who Is Really in the Grave of 'Devil in the White City'?

Who Is Really in the Grave of 'Devil in the White City'?

He was Chicago’s infamous “White City devil”, a serial killer who stalked the city during the glories of the 1893 World’s Fair. Read More

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Thursday, Apr 20, 2017
Widow Gets $3M After Suing Drug Company Over Husband's Death

Widow Gets $3M After Suing Drug Company Over Husband's Death

A Chicago widow accused a major drugmaker of causing her husband's suicide and failing to warn the public about known side effects of a commonly prescribed drug. Read More

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Thursday, Apr 20, 2017
Feds Say State Pipeline Safety Lax Due to Chicago Problems

Feds Say State Pipeline Safety Lax Due to Chicago Problems

The federal government says the systems put in place by the State of Illinois to prevent potentially catastrophic damage to pipelines is “inadequate”, because of lax enforcement by the city of Chicago. Read More

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Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017
Cop Named in Separate Suit After Shooting Ruled Unjustified

Cop Named in Separate Suit After Shooting Ruled Unjustified

One day after a Cook County Jury ruled that his shooting of a South Side teenager was unjustified in 2013, Chicago Police Officer Robert Gonzalez has new problems. Read More

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Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017
Did a Common Prescription Cause a Chicago Attorney's Death?

Did a Common Prescription Cause a Chicago Attorney's Death?

In a story NBC 5 Investigates has followed for three years, a federal jury is now hearing a Chicago widow's case against a major pharmaceutical company she blames for her husband's suicide. Lisa Parker reports.

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