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NBC 5 Responds Archive

NBC 5 Responds Archive

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...

Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017

Driver Accuses Carmaker of Failing to Warn of Defect

Driver Accuses Carmaker of Failing to Warn of Defect

Sue Winters loves her 2011 VW Tiguan so much that she affectionately named it “Ethel” -- as in Lucy and Ethel. So when Sue found “Ethel,” a relatively new car, dead in the driveway this summer, it came as a bit...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017

Water Bill Almost Sinks Kankakee Gymnastics Business

Water Bill Almost Sinks Kankakee Gymnastics Business

It was the type of bill that could have broken the family business.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017

Are There Sneaky Fees on Your Gas Bill?

Are There Sneaky Fees on Your Gas Bill?

Lisa Meyers and Susan Spacone are the first to admit they don’t routinely examine their monthly Nicor Gas bills. But that all changed after the women recently noticed mysterious charges for services they insist...

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...

Friday, Oct 27, 2017

Consumer Cuts Losses With Riding Mower

Consumer Cuts Losses With Riding Mower

There is no doubt a riding lawnmower can be essential to homeowners who would prefer not to push a mower over their yards.

Thursday, Oct 26, 2017

Cycle of Repairs Leads to Resolution For Suburban Consumer

Cycle of Repairs Leads to Resolution For Suburban Consumer

Laundry can seem like a never-ending task of washing, drying and folding clothes. Mary Ann Behling of Westmont bought a high-end Maytag washer and dryer to help make the chores easier.

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017

Simple Error Nearly Ruins Woman's Vacation Plans

Simple Error Nearly Ruins Woman's Vacation Plans

These days booking a hotel for a long-awaited vacation is easy and can be done in a matter of minutes. It was that easy for Judi Oesterreich, who booked the Astoria hotel in Budapest.

Monday, Oct 2, 2017

Cubs Fan Strikes Out With StubHub Seats

Cubs Fan Strikes Out With StubHub Seats

Die-hard Cubs fan Javier Ortega said he was thrown a curveball when he bought two pricey tickets from StubHub for seats that were supposed to be next to each other. Instead, Ortega found himself sitting...

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'Human Depravity': Couple Accused of Years of Child Torture
'Human Depravity': Couple Accused of Years of Child Torture

A couple accused of holding 13 children captive in a Southern California home described by authorities as a torture chamber were charged Thursday with child abuse and torture. David and Louise Turpin,...

Cook County Judge Orders Man Released After 21 Years in Prison
Cook County Judge Orders Man Released After 21 Years in Prison

A 37-year-old Chicago man was ordered released from prison Thursday after a finding by a state commission that there was credible evidence he had been tortured by Chicago Police.

Emanuel Has Fierce Message for Other Finalists for Amazon HQ
Emanuel Has Fierce Message for Other Finalists for Amazon HQ

As Chicago was named one of the top 20 locations under consideration for Amazon's second headquarters, the city's mayor had a fierce message for the other finalists on the list.

Maddon Gives Advice to New Bears Coach
Maddon Gives Advice to New Bears Coach

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon has become known for his sometimes folksy sayings and New Age approach to managing, but he’s keeping things simple with his advice for a new coach in Chicago.

Chicago's First Culver's Location Gets Opening Day
Chicago's First Culver's Location Gets Opening Day

After months of speculation, the battle over which Culver's will be the first to open in Chicago appears to be over.

Mock Draft Round Up: Bears to Target Offense
Mock Draft Round Up: Bears to Target Offense

With the NFL playoffs now halfway over and all but four teams eliminated, the attention of some NFL fans is shifting to the draft, and the Chicago Bears are going to be one of the more intriguing teams in...