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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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1 Fatally Shot in Orland Park Mall; Police Scour For Shooter
1 Fatally Shot in Orland Park Mall; Police Scour For Shooter

A 19-year-old man was fatally shot in an Orland Park mall Monday night and his shooter was still at large, police said.

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Chicago Area Tuesday
Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Chicago Area Tuesday

Ice and snow could make for difficult travel Tuesday as nearly all of the Chicago area is under a Winter Weather Advisory.

Chicago's Mayoral Candidates Reflect on MLK Jr. Day
Chicago's Mayoral Candidates Reflect on MLK Jr. Day

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. not only visited Chicago, he and his family moved to the Lawndale neighborhood in 1966 as he looked to focus on the grassroots movement in the fight for civil rights.

Police Update on Delphi Case After Tips Involving Mugshot
Police Update on Delphi Case After Tips Involving Mugshot

In response to social media rumors and several viral reports, Indiana police say there is so far no evidence to prove a man arrested for unrelated charges more than 100 miles away from the site of the horrifying...

Trump's Proposal to Break Budget Deadlock Falls Flat
Trump's Proposal to Break Budget Deadlock Falls Flat

Senate Republicans have released a measure designed around President Donald Trump's proposal for breaking a budget impasse, its centerpiece his demand for $5.7 billion to build a southern border wall all...