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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

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Jul 25, 2019

Scam May Have Started With Free Panera Bagel, Woman Says

Scam May Have Started With Free Panera Bagel, Woman Says

What one woman believes all started with a free birthday bagel from Panera quickly took an unexpected, and x-rated, turn as the 86-year-old woman was targeted in a new extortion scam.

Jul 31, 2019

A Free Panera Bagel Leads to an Extortion Scam, Woman Claims

A Free Panera Bagel Leads to an Extortion Scam, Woman Claims

A unique combo at the heart of an extortion scam is on the rise, but this time with an x-rated twist and a central character who wasn't about to become a victim. Lisa Parker reports. 

Jul 16, 2019

Financial Bombshell For Customers of Popular Car Dealership

Financial Bombshell For Customers of Popular Car Dealership

Months after a suburban car dealership lost its license and was shut down, NBC 5 Responds has uncovered documents that show Nissan of St. Charles owes millions of dollars to the IRS and the State of Illinois.

Jul 7, 2019

Poll: 1 in 4 Don't Plan to Retire Despite Realities of Aging

Poll: 1 in 4 Don't Plan to Retire Despite Realities of Aging

Nearly one-quarter of Americans say they never plan to retire, according to a poll that suggests a disconnection between individuals' retirement plans and the realities of aging in the workforce. Experts...

Jul 2, 2019

Airlines Charges Family Hefty Fee for Change in DR Flight

Airlines Charges Family Hefty Fee for Change in DR Flight

Many travelers are wondering if they should pursue a planned vacation to the Dominican Republic after recent tourist deaths on the island. NBC 5 now learned major travel companies are also divided on just how...

Jun 18, 2019

Users Accuse Yelp of Hiding Positive Reviews

Users Accuse Yelp of Hiding Positive Reviews

NBC 5's Lisa Parker explains why consumers might want to click on "not recommended reviews" on a popular website.

Jul 8, 2019

Carmaker Makes Change to Help Curb Keyless Ignition Deaths

Carmaker Makes Change to Help Curb Keyless Ignition Deaths

A major carmaker announced a change in future models, adding a feature that will shut-off the engine if a driver accidentally leaves it running. Critics say the move is long overdue. NBC 5's Lisa Parker...

Jul 8, 2019

Suburban Man's Battle to Make Home Wheelchair Accessible

Suburban Man's Battle to Make Home Wheelchair Accessible

After many delays, a man's home renovation project in LaGrange Highlands is a wrap. The goal was to make his routine smoother as he relies on a wheelchair, but that obvious challenge turned out to be...

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Missing Ind. Teen Girl Found Safe, Suspect in Custody: FBI
Missing Ind. Teen Girl Found Safe, Suspect in Custody: FBI

A 16-year-old girl who went missing in Crown Point, Indiana was found safe Sunday morning in Arkansas, according to the family.

Cedric Benson's Teammates Mourn His Passing
Cedric Benson's Teammates Mourn His Passing

After the death of former Chicago Bears running back Cedric Benson on Saturday night, his former teammates and coaches are reacting to the news on social media.

4 Dead, at Least 21 Wounded in Shootings Across Chicago
4 Dead, at Least 21 Wounded in Shootings Across Chicago

Four people are dead and at least 21 others have been wounded in shootings across the city of Chicago this weekend, officials say.

Bears Waive Kicker Elliott Fry
Bears Waive Kicker Elliott Fry

The Chicago Bears’ kicking drama has been the talk of the preseason, and the team has made a big decision in that competition, waiving kicker Elliott Fry.

'Instant Love': Shelters Cleared as Pets Find Forever Homes
'Instant Love': Shelters Cleared as Pets Find Forever Homes

Clear the Shelters, the fifth annual pet adoption drive sponsored by NBC and Telemundo stations, culminated Saturday with more than 2,000 shelters participating in dozens of communities across the country.

Cubs Activate Craig Kimbrel From Injured List
Cubs Activate Craig Kimbrel From Injured List

The Chicago Cubs have made a big roster move on Sunday, activating closer Craig Kimbrel from the 10-day injured list.