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NBC 5 Responds Archive

NBC 5 Responds Archive

Thursday, 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).

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018

What Your Phone Does When You're Not Looking

What Your Phone Does When You're Not Looking

What is your phone doing when you're not looking? According to a new study, the answer may be criminal activity. Tens of millions of wireless electronics are being used discreetly by hackers to carry out...

Tuesday, Jul 17, 2018

ComEd Fee Burdens Family Building a Fenced-In Yard

ComEd Fee Burdens Family Building a Fenced-In Yard

A suburban family’s now finished do-it-yourself project came to an unexpected stop after receiving a utility bill last August. NBC 5's Lisa Parker reports.

Monday, Jul 16, 2018

3-Year-Old Locks Herself Inside Front Load Washing Machine

3-Year-Old Locks Herself Inside Front Load Washing Machine

Lindsey McIver from Conifer, Colorado took to Facebook Wednesday to warn other parents against what could have been an unspeakable tragedy after her husband rescued their 3-year-old daughter from inside...

Friday, Jul 13, 2018

Responds: Bucktown Residents Furious at Unfinished Project

Responds: Bucktown Residents Furious at Unfinished Project

The interior of a couple's Bucktown home has never been an issue. The view when they look out of it, on the other hand, has many fellow residents fuming. NBC 5 Responds' Lisa Parker reports. 

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018

Clock Ticking on Deadline That Will Affect Consumers Nationwide

Clock Ticking on Deadline That Will Affect Consumers Nationwide

The Trump administration is considering abolishing a tool created to protect consumers from predatory financial behavior. NBC 5 Responds' Lisa Parker reports on what consumers need to know now.  

Friday, Jun 29, 2018

Amazon Driver Causes Damage to Garage Door

Amazon Driver Causes Damage to Garage Door

A suburban family sought the help of NBC 5 Responds after a popular delivery company causes thousands in damage to garage doors, and then refused to pay for it. NBC 5's Lisa Parker has the story. 

Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

NBC Responds: ATV Safety Tips for the Holiday Weekend

NBC Responds: ATV Safety Tips for the Holiday Weekend

ATV accidents tend to spike around the Fourth of July holiday, and NBC 5 Responds' Lisa Parker has tips you need to stay safe this weekend. 

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

Family to Receive Service Dog Help After Recent NBC 5 Report

Family to Receive Service Dog Help After Recent NBC 5 Report

 A young girl will receive a diabetic service dog that could potentially help save her life, and NBC 5's Chris Coffey has all the details about the precious gift she's received. 

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Cohen Taped Trump Talking About Paying Playboy Model: Report
Cohen Taped Trump Talking About Paying Playboy Model: Report

President Donald Trump was secretly recorded by his fixer two months before his election discussing paying a former Playboy model who was alleging she had an affair, The New York Times reported Friday. Trump...

17 Dead as Sightseeing Duck Boat Capsizes in Missouri Storm
17 Dead as Sightseeing Duck Boat Capsizes in Missouri Storm

Divers found six bodies that were missing Friday after a duck boat packed with tourists capsized in high winds on a southwest Missouri lake, killing 17 people. Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jason Pace said

Chicago Weather: Stormy Weekend Possible
Chicago Weather: Stormy Weekend Possible

It’s going to be a tough weekend for weather in the Chicago area with storms possible and dangerous swimming conditions expected for numerous counties.

Cubs Acquire Chavez in Swap With Rangers
Cubs Acquire Chavez in Swap With Rangers

The Chicago Cubs made their first move before the trade deadline later this month, acquiring pitcher Jesse Chavez from the Texas Rangers.

Woman Struck by Lightning at Country Thunder Music Festival
Woman Struck by Lightning at Country Thunder Music Festival

An Illinois woman was struck by lightning at the Country Thunder Music Festival in Wisconsin early Friday, officials said.

Help Fund Teachers' Classroom Projects This Summer
Help Fund Teachers' Classroom Projects This Summer

All too often, kids don’t have the school supplies — pens, paper, notebooks and even tables and chairs — they need to succeed, and teachers struggle to fill the gap. The good news: This summer, it's easier than...