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  • Looting in Baltimore on Monday April 27.

    Photos: Looting in streets of Baltimore

    BALTIMORE — Police say at least seven officers have been injured in a violent clash with a large group of youths in Baltimore. The riot started just hours after a funeral for Freddie Gray, who died of a mysterious spinal injury while he was in police custody.

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    White Sox, Orioles game in Baltimore postponed due to safety concerns

    BALTIMORE –  Authorities have announced that tonight’s White Sox game against the Baltimore Orioles has been postponed. Looting in Baltimore has prompted safety concerns.   After consultation with Baltimore City Police Department, tonight’s game between the Orioles & White Sox at Oriole Park has been postponed. — Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) April 27, 2015 An announcement regarding a make-up date will be made asap. Fans are encouraged to keep their tickets & parking until more info is available — Baltimore Orioles […]

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    Family mourns loss of 3 brothers killed in crash

    SUTTER COUNTY, Cal. – Three brothers from the same California family were killed over the weekend in a head-on crash. FOX 40 reports 21-year-old Carlos Blanco, 19-year-old Antonio Blanco, and 15-year-old Lucas Blanco were riding in their 1991 Honda Accord Saturday afternoon, when a second car slammed into them. Residents and witnesses attempted to help. “One of the gentlemen was a volunteer fireman, and he actually started watering down the car, and I was on the other side trying to […]

  • Girl, 12, attacked by pit bull in Albany Park

    CHICAGO– A 12-year-old girl was injured when a pit bull attacked her. It happened Sunday night in the 4900 block of North Troy in the city’s Albany Park neighborhood. The girl and her family were dog-sitting when the dog bit her on the arm. The girl was taken to St. Francis Hospital in Evanston with injuries to her arm. She’s in stable condition and the fire department says her injuries are not life threatening. Police officers shot the dog when […]

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    Is Ikea bad for your relationship?

    There’s a new warning for happy couples: Ikea could be bad for your relationship. A California psychologist is studying the problems that arise when couples get frustrated assembling items from Ikea. She has dubbed the “liatrop” wall unit the “divorce maker,” because it’s notoriously tricky to build. She includes “furniture assembly” in her therapy sessions. A report by Civic Science found those who successfully assemble furniture together, as a team, have healthier relationships.

  • Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream recalls products, closes stores due to listeria concerns

    CHICAGO — A popular ice cream shop in Chicago is among a nationwide recall and temporary closures. Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream announced a voluntary recall due to listeria concerns.  WGN’s Nancy Loo reports a one pint container tested positive for listeria.  And in an abundance of caution, it stopped sales and closed all scoop shops. Jeni’s has two Chicago locations on the North Side, one located at 3404 N. Southport Ave. and one located at 1505 N Milwaukee Ave. in […]

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    Bench clearing brawl in Sox extra inning loss to Royals

    CHICAGO (AP) — Benches cleared at the end of the seventh inning of Thursday’s game between the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox. Kansas City starter Yordano Ventura snagged a grounder from Chicago outfielder Adam Eaton and the pair appeared to exchange words before Ventura threw to first to end the inning. After the play, players from both dugouts and bullpens ran onto the field. Several punches were thrown. There were five ejections — Kansas City’s Ventura, Lorenzo Cain […]

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    Chipotle will now bring the burrito – and more – to your door

    CHICAGO — Burrito fans rejoice. Chipotle will now deliver in Chicago. Several media outlets including USA Today and The New York Times report the Mexican chain will offer delivery service in over 60 cities – including Chicago. Chipotle is pairing with Postmates, “an app-based delivery service that works with private contractors, in a sort of Uber-like business model, USA Today reports. Postmates charges a delivery fee that varies depending on distance.

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    Details on Cardinal George’s funeral procession released

    CHICAGO — Visitation begins tomorrow for Cardinal Francis George. The funeral will be held on Thursday. Details on the funeral procession were released today. It will leave Holy Name Cathedral and head to St. Pascal, Cardinal George’s boyhood church in Portage Park. From there, the procession heads to All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines, where Cardinal George will be buried in the family plot. Police are planning to close part of River Road, outside the cemetery, when the procession arrives. […]

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    Responsibilities: Include generating story ideas, logging tapes, inputting video to the server, researching and working with the Entertainment producer and reporter on other tasks assigned daily Internship Eligibility •Must be 18 or older and a registered student in good standing at an accredited college or university. •Must be able to work the hours required by department. •Students can receive university or college credit for participating in this program but need to handle paperwork involved. HOURS: TBD INTERNSHIP SESSIONS: •Fall (8-12 […]

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