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    Power outage hits Six Flags Great America

    Things are expected to be back to normal today at Six Flags Great America after a power outage hit the Gurnee amusement park Saturday. Power went out at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday, leaving people stranded on several rides. A park spokeswoman said all riders were safely unloaded from the rides. ComEd is trying to determine the cause of the outage.

  • Trayvon Martin’s parents hold peace walk in LA

    One year after a Florida man was acquitted of killing teen Trayvon Martin, Martin’s family participated in a rally to raise awareness about racial profiling. Martin’s parents led the rally and march in Los Angeles. NBA star Kobe Bryant was among the participants. A jury found neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman not guilty of killing of the 17-year-old due in part to Florida’s stand your ground law. It allows someone to use justifiable force in self-defense. Trayvon Martin was unarmed. […]

  • Hot air balloon crashes into power line in Massachusetts

    A hot air balloon hit a power line causing at least two explosions in Massachusetts. Six people were aboard when it happened Saturday. Their injures are minor. The FAA says the balloon was attempting to land in a residential neighborhood.

  • Royal family releases new photo of Prince George

    A new photo of Prince George shows him reaching another milestone. Prince George is walking! The photo was taken during the royal family ‘s recent visit to the Natural History Museum in London. He’s preparing to celebrate his first birthday on July 22nd. The young prince is the first child of Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.  

  • $8K reward for information leading to Shamiya Adams killer

    Community activists offer an $8 thousand dollar reward for information leading to the person who killed an 11-year-old girl in East Garfield Park. Shamiya Adams was attending a friend’s sleepover near Gladys and Springfield Friday night. Family members said Shamiya was eating s’mores over a pretend campfire, when a stray bullet came through a side window hitting her in the head. Mayor Rahm Emanuel became emotional when talking about Shamiya’s death yesterday. He visited Adams’ family and neighbors to offer […]

  • Man charged with DUI after crashing into Palos Park ice cream shop

    Police say a man was drunk when he crashed his car into a Palos Park ice cream parlor. Authorities say 28-year-old John Kelsey’s blood alcohol level was three times the legal limit. It happened at 11:30 p.m. last night at the “Plush Horse” ice cream shop at 123rd and 86th Avenue. According to police, the Kelsey turned onto 86th avenue and hit two parked cars before driving into the ice cream shop. Employees were closing at the time. No one was […]

  • Shamiya Adams

    11-year-old girl eating s’mores around “campfire” when killed by stray bullet

    An eleven-year-old girl has died after being shot in the head inside a home on Chicago’s West Side. Chicago Police say the girl was hit by a stray bullet in a home in the 3900 block of West Gladys Avenue in the Garfield Park neighborhood at 9:35 p.m. Friday night. Relatives have identified the girl as Shamiya Adams, 11, and they say she was at a sleepover with friends. The bullet flew through a window in the front room where […]

  • Billy Joel performs at Wrigley Field

    Billy Joel took the stage at Wrigley Field. Last night’s concert came days after Joel’s mother passed away. His mother was the inspiration for the song, “Rosalinda’s Eyes”. Country music star Blake Shelton will play at Wrigley tonight.

  • Father in Florida beats man accused of sexually abusing his son

    A Florida dad beats a man unconscious after he catching him sexually abusing his son. Raymond Frolander was babysitting the 11-year-old boy. When the father returned home, he found Frolander and his son in bed together. Frolander confessed to the abuse, which had been going on for three years. No charges have been filed against the dad.

  • Car plunges into Naperville quarry

    Fire and rescue teams are working to pull out a car after it plunged into a quarry in Naperville. The car crashed through the fence and plunged into the water early this morning. Rescue workers say the car was submerged in the 70 feet of water. Divers pulled two people out and rushed them to the hospital. They’re searching for any additional victims. Conditions of the two victims are unknown.