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  • Lear Corporation Workers End Strike

    One day after walking off the job, union workers at the Lear Corporation are back to work. The 760 workers went on strike in a dispute over wages. Today UAW Local 2335 announced the agreement, saying the workers tentatively agreed to a new contract, that would increase wages, “Workers reached a tentative contract agreement with Lear Sunday, ending the strike that began Saturday morning. The agreement shows that when workers stick together, we can win higher wages that help us […]

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    ISIS Murders British Aid Worker

    (CNN) — British aid worker David Haines has been executed by ISIS militants, according to a video posted Saturday to a website associated with the group, making him the third Western captive to be killed by the Islamist extremist group in recent weeks. The ISIS video post showing Haines’ beheading called his execution “a message to the allies of America.” It is produced very similarly to the videos that showed the executions of American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff, […]

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    Officer Saves Newborn Baby

    A Chicago Police officer’s quick thinking and CPR training helped to save the life of a two day old boy in Bridgeport. Last night there was an urgent call for an officer trained in CPR on newborns.  The 14 year old veteran of the force had just undergone training and rushed to the scene. She found the baby not breathing and turning blue, so she quickly started chest compressions. Eventually the child began breathing on his own. He was rushed […]

  • Temperatures creeping close to 70 over the next week

  • Tom Skilling says cooler weather sticks around

  • Campaign “controversies” take focus away from the issues

  • Visitation tonight for Roy Leonard

    Family, friends and fans gathered Friday night to remember Chicago legend Roy Leonard. Visitation will be help until 9:00pm at Wm. H. Scott Funeral Home, 1100 Greenleaf Avenue in Wilmette. Mass will follow at 10am Saturday, September 13th, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 1012 Lake Street in Evanston. In lieu of flowers, Leonard’s family “asks that you be kind to each other.” Leonard passed away last week at the age of 83. He spent 31 years at WGN Radio and […]

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    Convicted school shooter T.J. Lane escapes from Ohio prison

    Convicted Ohio school shooter T.J. Lane, who is serving a life sentence for killing three fellow students at his high school in 2012, has escaped from prison, the Lima Police Department said Thursday evening. Officers were searching the neighborhoods on the north end of the city, which is located about 90 miles northwest of Columbus. “All available troopers from the Ohio State Highway Patrol have been joined by Allen County Sheriff’s deputies and local area law enforcement in establishing a […]

  • Testimony could end in Kelli O’Laughlin murder trial

    Testimony could wrap up tomorrow in the case involving the 14-year-old girl killed after surprising a burglar when she got home from school. John Wilson is accused of stabbing to death Kelli O’Laughlin in her Indian Head Park house. It was an emotional day in court as photos of the girl’s body were shown to the jury. In previous testimony, it was revealed Wilson’s DNA was found on a cap inside the house. The case could go to the jury […]

  • 2 teens shot on South Side

    Two teens were wounded in a shooting on Chicago’s Southeast Side Thursday night. Police say a 17-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy were shot in the 8900 block of S Houston. They were taken to hospitals in “very critical condition.” This is a developing story. Check back for details.


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