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  • 1 dead, 3 wounded after a night club shooting in Auburn Gresham

      One man is dead and three others are wounded in a shooting at a night club on the city’s South Side overnight. It happened around 2:30 Sunday morning at 84th and Halsted in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood. Authorities say someone opened fire on the club from a passing car. The victims are all men between 30 and 41-years-old. No arrests have been made. Three others were killed and ten were wounded in separate shootings throughout the city Saturday night.

  • New Hampshire couple wins $2.4M jackpot at MGM Casino

    It  took a long time, but a slot machine at popular Vegas casino has finally paid out. A couple from New Hampshire hit the $2.4 million jackpot at MGM  Grand Casino’s legendary slot machine, “The Lion’s Share.” It’s the first time in 20 years. The slot machine is the last of the 50 original slot machines m-g-m grand kept on its gambling floor. It is estimated that people play it once every five seconds every day.

  • Texas mother, children mistakenly pulled over by police at gunpoint

    A texas mother says she was mistakenly pulled over and handcuffed by police at gunpoint while her four children were in the car. Police say they were responding to a report about a driver waving a gun out of a window — and thought the woman’s car was the one they were looking for. Kametra Barbour’s car was loaded up with her small children. She got out with her hands above her head-then was shackled in cuffs. In less than […]

  • Supporters of Ferguson officer Darren Wilson speak out

    Ferguson, Missouri remains peaceful following violent protests over the death of teenager Michael Brown. Now supporters of the officer who killed brown are speaking out. A grand jury is investigating possible charges against the officer who shot Brown. The White House is sending three officials to Brown’s funeral, which will be held tomorrow. The Reverend Al Sharpton will preside.  

  • Maywood toddler on life support, parents being questioned

    Police in Maywood are questioning the parents of a one-year old boy, who is on life support at Loyola University hospital. Paramedics responded to a call on Friday night from a West Suburban Maywood apartment. They found the toddler with facial bruising and what appeared to be a broken leg. His condition is said to be very grave.

  • Man shot on Lake Shore Drive near Fullerton

    A man was shot on Lake Shore Drive overnight. It happened near the Fullerton exit. Police say the man was headed south on the drive  when another car drove up and started shooting. The driver was shot in the face, but no other passengers in the van were hurt. No arrests have been made.

  • Third consecutive night of calm protests in Ferguson

    Today marks two weeks since the police shooting of an unarmed black teen sparked outrage in Ferguson, Missouri, and it appears that the nights of violent protests are over. The national guard has withdrawn, after being brought in on Monday to help local police. Now Ferguson police cars are having dash cams installed to provide video evidence of police actions. A grand jury is also investigating possible charges against the officer who shot Michael Brown. Brown’s funeral will be held […]

  • Bathroom made entirely of chocolate

    We found a sweet– but questionable idea for a bathroom remodel. It’s made out of chocolate! Bathrooms.com says it got the idea because a lot of people were searching the web for bathroom “s-w-e-e-t” instead of “s-u-i-t-e,” so they decided to create just that. The bathtub has 8-million calories worth of Belgian chocolate. There’s also a chocolate sink, toilet and bidet. The whole bathroom is for sale. It will cost you $133,000.

  • Jesse Jackson Jr. political fund fined nearly $18K

    Former Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is being fined for long-overdue campaign reports. The Federal Election Commission is charging him with nearly $18,000 in fines for failure to file finance reports for his campaign. Officials say he didn’t file two reports that were due in April and July of last year. Jackson Jr. served in Congress from 1995 until his resignation in November 2012. The campaign hasn’t filed a report since late 2012. He’s currently serving a 30 month prison sentence […]

  • Suburban Burbank Catholic school implements ‘STEM’ Program

    A special program at Queen of Peace High School in Suburban Burbank is getting students better prepared for college. The STEM program puts an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Queen of Peace is taking the program a step further by adding an A for Arts… turning STEM into STEAM. The Arts Without Borders’ is a program in which students participate in a variety of cultural and fine arts experiences offered throughout the greater Chicagoland area. This year Queen […]

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