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    81 hospitalized after carbon monoxide leak in Wisconsin

    More than 80 people got sick at an ice rink in Wisconsin. They were exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide at a rink in Lake Delton. It happened Saturday night after a minor league hockey game. Players reported having headaches and feeling dizzy, several vomited and one fainted. Officials say the cause of leak was the rink’s Zamboni machine.

  • White House Christmas tree arrives

    The White House is gearing up for Christmas! A horse-drawn wagon pulled up to the White House Friday and delivered the official Christmas tree. First Lady Michelle Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha and the family dogs, Bo and Sunny, checked out the tree. The Douglas Fir was grown on a farm in Pennsylvania. It will be placed in the blue room.

  • Local shops gear up for ‘Small Business Saturday’

    Today is Small Business Saturday. Across the U.S. people are encouraged to shop local and support the small start ups. But some small business owners say it doesn’t rake in nearly as much sales and traffic as Black Friday. American Express is offering discounts and other rewards to shoppers who use their card at a registered small businesses today.

  • Pope Francis arrives in Istanbul

    Pope Francis just arrived in Istanbul. He will be in Turkey for three days, and is expected to speak out about the persecution of Christians in the middle east- especially in Syria and Iraq. The pope will to meet with the head of the Orthodox Christian Church. This is the Pope Francis’ first visit to Turkey, which is mostly Muslim.

  • 1 teenager dead, another wounded in Chicago Lawn shooting

    A teenage boy is dead, and another injured in a shooting in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood. It happened yesterday afternoon in the 3100 block of West 65th place. The 16-year-old boy was shot in the head and pronounced dead on the scene. A 14-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to his right leg. He’s hospitalized in stable condition. No arrests have been made.

  • High-rise fire in River North

    Crews responded to a fire in a River North building overnight. The fire was reported on the fourth floor of this building in the 300 block of West Illinois street. No injuries were reported.

  • Residents in Pennsylvania town demand ‘ugly’ tree be replaced

    A Christmas tree in Pennsylvania has hit a raw nerve. Residents the town of Reading say the tree is lacking. Some of its branches have fallen to the ground as if they’ve already given up the fight. The tree was apparently a last-minute stand-in taken from a city park. The city had planned to get the tree from a farm, but the owner wouldn’t let the crews drive on the wet ground when they went to pick it up, so […]

  • Man sets new world record in turkey eating competition

    The world’s master of  competitive eating  got an early start on his Thanksgiving. Joey Chestnut gobbled down a whole turkey at a turkey eating competition Saturday. Ten contestants competed to see who could eat the most of a 20-pound turkey in ten minutes. Chestnut clawed his way to a new world record, eating 9.35 pounds in just ten minutes! Chestnut won $5,000 for his record-setting day.

  • Community alert issued after robberies in Lakeview

    Police are issuing an alert after a string of robberies in the Lakeview neighborhood. One incident happened in the 3600 block of North Fremont avenue. The other in the 900 block of West Newport street. In both robberies, a man walked up from behind and forcibly grabbed purse and a backpack from the victims on the street.

  • Man dies after falling from Gold Coast hotel window

    A man is dead after falling from the window of a Gold Coast Hotel. It happened around 1:30 a.m., at the DoubleTree in the 300 block of East Ohio. The man was pronounced dead when paramedics arrived. It’s unclear if he fell from a window or a balcony. In august, a 38-year-old man died when he fell from the 22-nd floor of the same hotel.

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