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Aug 30, 2019

Manhattan DA Says NY Rape Law Fails to Protect Drunk Women

Manhattan DA Says NY Rape Law Fails to Protect Drunk Women

The top prosecutor in Manhattan is warning women that if they drink to the point of intoxication, New York’s sex crime statutes may not protect them from rapists. In a 2018 letter obtained by the I-Team...

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Officer, Suspect, Teen Bystander Shot in NW Side Gun Battle
Officer, Suspect, Teen Bystander Shot in NW Side Gun Battle

Authorities say a Chicago police officer and a teenage bystander were wounded in a gun battle with an alleged bank robbery suspect, who was fatally shot in the stand-off on the city's Northwest Side Tuesday...

Stroke Victim Raises Questions About Chicago's 911 System
Stroke Victim Raises Questions About Chicago's 911 System

If you're having a stroke, every minute counts. NBC 5 Investigates obtained a recording of two 911 calls in which a man suffering a stroke was repeatedly asked by dispatchers to provide an address, even though...

2 Bodies Pulled From Lake Michigan Identified as Missing Men
2 Bodies Pulled From Lake Michigan Identified as Missing Men

Two bodies pulled from Lake Michigan along with a submerged car early Tuesday have been identified as a pair of men who went missing after leaving a Chicago nightclub over the weekend.

Police ID Victims in Buffalo Grove Shooting
Police ID Victims in Buffalo Grove Shooting

A man and woman killed in a double-fatal shooting in Buffalo Grove have been identified as police revealed that the suspect in their deaths is the woman's ex-husband.

Unpredictable Sondland Faces Questions About Trump, Ukraine
Unpredictable Sondland Faces Questions About Trump, Ukraine

Ambassador Gordon Sondland, the most anticipated witness in the impeachment inquiry, is likely to be unpredictable when he faces questions about his evolving accounts of the Trump administration's dealings with...

Family Files Suit After CPD Squad Car Injures Woman
Family Files Suit After CPD Squad Car Injures Woman

The family of a 34-year-old woman filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming that a Chicago police officer recklessly turned his police car and ran the victim over, causing her to suffer a traumatic brain injury.