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NBC 5 Responds Archive

Aug 18, 2016

NBC 5 Responds Answers Your Consumer Complaints

NBC 5 Responds Answers Your Consumer Complaints

Send us your tips or story ideas for NBC 5 Responds! Call us at 844-NBC-RESP(ONDS).

Jan 10, 2019

Woman Seeks Help After Account Compromised

Woman Seeks Help After Account Compromised

In today's NBC 5 Responds, a popular doughnut chain's app was recently compromised, and Lisa Pakrer spoke to a woman whose account was dinged by a New Jersey resident with a wicked sweet tooth. 

Jan 10, 2019

Lisa Madigan, Like You’ve Never Seen Her Before

Lisa Madigan, Like You’ve Never Seen Her Before

After 16 years in office, Attorney General Lisa Madigan is getting ready for her next chapter - and taking a look back at all she's tackled - in an exclusive interview, like you've never seen her before.

Jan 9, 2019

Pitching Coach Recovers Money Stolen by Identity Thief

Pitching Coach Recovers Money Stolen by Identity Thief

A former Major League pitcher and current minor league pitching coach featured in a recent NBC 5 Investigates report has won a victory: the recovery of the $2,700 he and his wife paid to someone who turned...

Jan 8, 2019

Holiday Hangover: Popular GameStop Promotion Gone Wrong

Holiday Hangover: Popular GameStop Promotion Gone Wrong

For many consumers, it's the credit card bills that haunt them, but for some customers of a popular gaming store, the pain went beyond the price tag. NBC 5's Lisa Parker has the details.

Dec 13, 2018

Teen's Fundraiser for Medical Research Hits Obstacle

Teen's Fundraiser for Medical Research Hits Obstacle

A suburban teenager raising money and awareness for Alzheimer’s research said a recent fundraising effort hit a roadblock after a participating restaurant stopped returning her phone calls.

Dec 12, 2018

Online Trials Claiming to Be Free Are Often Pricey: BBB

Online Trials Claiming to Be Free Are Often Pricey: BBB

Leota Ball, 85, told NBC 5 she could kick herself for something she recently did in the name of smooth skin.

Dec 9, 2018

Refurbished Tech For Christmas? What to Know Before You Buy

Refurbished Tech For Christmas? What to Know Before You Buy

Whether you're a fan of electronic gadgets or just a fan of saving money, ads for refurbished products may speak to you this holiday season. Are they just as good for less money?

Nov 15, 2018

Hackers Easily Drain Cash From Popular Banking App: Experts

Hackers Easily Drain Cash From Popular Banking App: Experts

More than 100 banks use Zelle, a popular mobile banking app that transfers money in a flash. But some say that convenience comes at a cost: consumers across the country say fraudulent transfers are draining...

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Winter Storm Watch Issued for Much of Chicago Area
Winter Storm Watch Issued for Much of Chicago Area

A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for much of the Chicago area beginning Friday afternoon through Saturday morning ahead of potentially heavy snow over the weekend.

Robbers Targeting Chicagoans in Canada Goose Coats: Cops
Robbers Targeting Chicagoans in Canada Goose Coats: Cops

For many Chicagoans, Canada Goose coats are the uniform of winter. The down coats with fur hoods cost close to a $1,000—and now, their distinctive patches are being targeted by robbers.

Judge Delivers Not Guilty Verdict in Police Cover-up Trial
Judge Delivers Not Guilty Verdict in Police Cover-up Trial

Three Chicago police officers were found not guilty Thursday of attempting to cover up the 2014 shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.

Trump Grounds Pelosi After She Imperils His Big Speech
Trump Grounds Pelosi After She Imperils His Big Speech

She imperiled his State of the Union address. He denied her a plane to visit troops abroad. The shutdown battle between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is playing out as a surreal game of...

Search Continues For Missing, Pregnant Chicago Postal Worker
Search Continues For Missing, Pregnant Chicago Postal Worker

107 days, 2,568 hours and still -- no sign of Kierra Coles.

'Don't Protest, Go Vote': Activist on Cover-Up Case Ruling
'Don't Protest, Go Vote': Activist on Cover-Up Case Ruling

Moments after three Chicago police officers were found not guilty of attempting to cover up what happened the night Laquan McDonald was shot in 2014, one of the most prominent activists in the case called...