• Attorney Nov 12, 2019

    2 Officers Wounded in Aurora Mass Shooting Return to Duty

    Two Aurora police officers have returned to full duty nearly nine months after being wounded in a mass shooting at the Henry Pratt Company. Officer Adam Miller reported to the midnight shift Tuesday for the first time since being shot in the face during the Feb. 15 incident, which left six people dead and six more injured, Aurora police said.

  • Department of Justice Sep 9, 2019

    US Mass Shooters Exploited Gaps, Errors in Background Checks

    Most mass shooters in the U.S. acquired the weapons they used legally because there was nothing in their backgrounds to disqualify them, according to James Alan Fox, a criminologist with Northeastern University who has studied mass shootings for decades. But in several attacks in recent years gunmen acquired weapons as a result of mistakes, lack of follow-through or gaps in...

  • Donald Trump Jun 3, 2019

    FDA Food Sampling Finds Contamination by ‘Forever Chemicals'

    The Food and Drug Administration’s first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to unreleased findings FDA researchers presented at a scientific conference in Europe. The FDA’s disclosure is likely to add to concerns raised by states and...

  • Donald Trump Jun 3, 2019

    FDA Food Sampling Finds Contamination by ‘Forever Chemicals'

    The Food and Drug Administration’s first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to unreleased findings FDA researchers presented at a scientific conference in Europe. The FDA’s disclosure is likely to add to concerns raised by states and...

  • Donald Trump May 23, 2019

    Fact Check: A Look at Trump's Fox News Interview

    President Donald Trump, in a lengthy interview on Fox News, made several statements that were false, misleading or not supported by the evidence: Trump claimed Joe Biden, as vice president, pressured Ukraine to fire a prosecutor who “was after his son,” Hunter Biden. There’s no evidence that Biden was under investigation, although he was a board member for a company...

  • Attorney Apr 30, 2019

    Aurora Gunman Vowed to Kill Others If He Was Fired, Prosecutors Say

    The gunman who opened fire at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant in February, killing five colleagues before he was killed by police, told a co-worker the morning of the shooting that if he was fired he was going to kill every other employee and “blow police up,” prosecutors said in a report released Monday.

  • Attorney Apr 30, 2019

    Gunman Vowed to Kill Others If He Was Fired: Prosecutors

    The gunman who opened fire at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant in February, killing five colleagues before he was killed by police, told a co-worker the morning of the shooting that if he was fired he was going to kill every other employee and “blow police up,” prosecutors said in a report released Monday. NBC 5’s Phil Rogers Investigates.

  • facebook Feb 18, 2019

    NBC 5 Coverage: Aurora Mass Shooting

    Five people were killed in a shooting rampage Friday afternoon at the Henry Pratt Company in Aurora, and five police officers were wounded in an exchange of gunfire with the shooter, who was eventually killed by police.

  • Feb 18, 2019

    Aurora Continues to Mourn Loss of Shooting Victims

    People gathered at the scene of a workplace shooting that left five victims dead, and a community searching for answers. NBC 5’s Christian Farr has all the latest updates from an emotional scene. 

  • Chicago Feb 17, 2019

    Aurora Shooter's Permit Was Revoked But Gun Wasn't Seized

    An initial background check failed to detect a felony conviction that would have barred the man who killed five co-workers and wounded six others at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant from buying the gun.

  • Chicago Feb 16, 2019

    Family, Friends Mourn Victims of Aurora Shooting

    It’s been an emotional 24 hours for the friends and families of victims killed in Friday’s shooting at an Aurora plant, and NBC 5’s Chris Hush has the latest details on how they are coping. 

  • United States Feb 5, 2019

    Thousands of GM Workers at Soon-to-Be Closed US Plants Face Uncertainty

    In the nine years they worked side-by-side installing lithium ion batteries into Chevy Volts, Evetta Osborne and daughter Monique Watson developed an assembly-line choreography. “Watching them work is like watching ballet,” an internal GM story said. Now, mass layoffs underway at GM threaten to break up the mother-daughter autoworker duo by shuttering the Michigan manufacturing plant where they work —...

  • Illinois Aug 25, 2018

    Illinois Communities Raise Worries About Foxconn Plant

    More local officials in northeastern Illinois are raising concerns about the enforcement of environmental regulations for the planned Foxconn manufacturing plant in neighboring Wisconsin.

  • Donald Trump Feb 6, 2018

    Trump's Bipartisan State of the Union Talk Already Long Gone

    A week ago, President Donald Trump stood before the nation and called for a new era of bipartisan cooperation. “Tonight, I call upon all of us to set aside our differences, to seek out common ground, and to summon the unity we need to deliver for the people we were elected to serve,” he said, extolling how the country had...

  • Donald Trump Feb 6, 2018

    Trump Calls Democrats ‘Treasonous,' ‘Un-American' for Muted State of the Union Reaction

    President Donald Trump called Democrats’ stone-faced reaction to his State of the Union address “treasonous” and “un-American” during a visit to a manufacturing plant in Cincinnati, Ohio, Monday, NBC News reported. Trump described Republicans “going totally crazy wild” during his State of the Union remarks one week ago, while Democrats remained seated and stone-faced for the majority of the speech....

  • Donald Trump Dec 23, 2017

    Toxic Trouble: Hundreds of Superfund Sites Face Flood Risks

    Anthony Stansbury propped his rusty bike against a live oak tree and cast his fishing line into the rushing waters of Florida’s Anclote River....
    When he bought a house down the street last year, Stansbury says he wasn’t told that his slice of paradise had a hidden problem. The neighborhood is adjacent to the Stauffer Chemical Co. Superfund site, a former...

  • Donald Trump Oct 18, 2017

    Un orfanatorio en Tecate traspasa fronteras

    President Donald Trump said Toyota’s decision to invest over $1 billion in its Kentucky manufacturing plant would “not have been made if we didn’t win the election.” Toyota said the decision was made independently from election outcomes.

  • Associated Press Jul 25, 2017

    US Maker of Panels in London Fire: Others Install Them

    The U.S. company that manufactured panels on a London apartment tower where at least 80 people perished in an inferno has quit selling them for high-rises because it has no control over their installation, a top company executive said Monday. Arconic Inc. is continuing to work with investigators to determine what caused the flames to spread so rapidly at Grenfell...

  • Chicago May 19, 2017

    Butterball to Close 600-Employee Illinois Meatpacking Plant

    Turkey processor Butterball has announced it will shut its meatpacking plant west of Chicago, resulting in the loss of about 600 full-time jobs.

  • Donald Trump Apr 13, 2017

    Fact Check: Trump Takes More Undue Credit

    President Donald Trump wrongly boasted that Toyota’s plan to invest over $1 billion in its largest manufacturing plant in Kentucky would “not have been made if we didn’t win the election.” A Toyota spokesman told us the car company had long been planning to make the investment and that the president was not a factor in the company’s...

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