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NBC 5 Responds Archive

NBC 5 Responds Archive

Thursday, Jan 18, 2018

Family Struggles to Undo Damage By Telemarketing Call

Family Struggles to Undo Damage By Telemarketing Call

A northwest suburban family’s struggle to undo the damage by an automated telemarketing call.

Wednesday, Jan 10, 2018

High School Student Loses $1,200 in New Gift Card Scam

High School Student Loses $1,200 in New Gift Card Scam

Enyaeva Michelin, 17, has been saving her hard-earned money for three years to surprise her parents with the ultimate Christmas gift: a car, to help the Evanston family of five get around.

Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018

Suburban Couple Stood Up in Seattle During Family Emergency

Suburban Couple Stood Up in Seattle During Family Emergency

A suburban Chicago couple who rushed across the country during a family emergency found themselves stood up in Seattle after signing a short-term apartment lease, then spent weeks trying to recover their...

Monday, Nov 13, 2017

Many Chicago-Area Fire Departments May Charge For Services

Many Chicago-Area Fire Departments May Charge For Services

It is the bill no one expects to receive in the mail following a vehicle accident. But if you drive across the Chicago suburbs and become involved in a car accident in which a local fire department responds, you...

Monday, Oct 30, 2017

Woman Forced to Pay Parking Ticket Despite Wrong Photo

Woman Forced to Pay Parking Ticket Despite Wrong Photo

On a frigid day last March, Jessie Greany headed to Chicago for a St. Patrick’s Day celebration with friends. She left the next day with one extra item she says she neither expected nor deserved: a $75...

Thursday, Sep 7, 2017

Rescue Groups Scramble For Refunds After Cancelled Pet Expo

Rescue Groups Scramble For Refunds After Cancelled Pet Expo

If it’s small and fuzzy and has a shot at a real life, Dahna Betts said she’ll take it.

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

Tainted Gas Complaints on Rise After NBC 5 Responds Report

Tainted Gas Complaints on Rise After NBC 5 Responds Report

Two Chicago drivers say they were hit with big bills and big headaches after pumping tainted gas into their tanks at the same Mobil gas station, on the very same day.

Thursday, Apr 27, 2017

Tainted Gasoline Raises Questions on Chicago’s NW Side

Tainted Gasoline Raises Questions on Chicago’s NW Side

Inside the gas tanks of two complete strangers in Chicago, the exact same story played out right before Halloween 2016. What they learned during a chance meeting at a Halloween party helped them solve an...

Wednesday, Apr 12, 2017

Scam Targets Taxpayers Through Their Tax Preparer

Scam Targets Taxpayers Through Their Tax Preparer

The day a prepaid paypal MasterCard arrived in the mail, Chicagoan Jonathon Shaw says he was tempted to ignore it.

Tuesday, Mar 7, 2017

Transportation Cancellation Nearly Derails Dream Vacation

Transportation Cancellation Nearly Derails Dream Vacation

Four days before the Hawaiian vacation they’d meticulously planned and saved for, an email popped into Diane and Ed Hettasch’s inbox that almost derailed their family’s dream outing.

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4 Wounded in Drive-By Shooting Outside Birthday Party
4 Wounded in Drive-By Shooting Outside Birthday Party

Four people were wounded in a drive-by shooting at a gathering on Chicago's West Side early Sunday, according to police.

Man Grazed by Bullet While Riding on CTA Train
Man Grazed by Bullet While Riding on CTA Train

Just after 6 p.m., a 23-year-old man was sitting on a Green Line train near the West Woodlawn neighborhood when a physical altercation occurred, authorities said.

'High Risk' Missing 4-Year-Old Girl Found Safe: Police
'High Risk' Missing 4-Year-Old Girl Found Safe: Police

A "high risk" 4-year-old girl reported missing from Chicago's West Side was found safe Sunday, according to police.

300K People Joined Women's March in Chicago: Organizers
300K People Joined Women's March in Chicago: Organizers

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Chicago Saturday for the second annual Women's March Chicago, organizers said.

Trump's First Year: A Tax Victory But Russia Probe Continues
Trump's First Year: A Tax Victory But Russia Probe Continues

President Donald Trump’s first significant legislative achievement did not come until December, when Congress approved a $1.5 trillion tax bill that cut corporate and individual rates.

Chicago Rapper Fredo Santana, Cousin of Chief Keef, Dies
Chicago Rapper Fredo Santana, Cousin of Chief Keef, Dies

Chicago drill rapper Fredo Santana, the older cousin of Chief Keef, died late Saturday at age 27.