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    Parents outraged over costume depicting ‘shot teenagers’ sold in England

    A costume being sold at stores in England is sparking outrage among parent who are demanding the company remove the item from sales. According to The Daily Mail, the grocery and clothing store Asda is selling two costumes – a football player and a cheerleader – splattered with fake blood and ripped. The Daily Mail says the costumes are designed for children as young as 9. On the website Change.org, the mother, Sheila Pinney wrote, ‘I was actually left speechless […]

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    Police seek man for suspected child luring on Southwest side

    Police on Chicago’s Southwest side are looking for a man suspected of trying to lure two children by offering them money. The children are 10 and 12 years old. Police say this happened on the evening of October 5. The suspect ran off after parents and neighbors saw what was happening and started chasing him. He was last seen in the area of 79th and Kolmar. The suspect is described as a black man, 25-30 years old, between 5’8 and […]

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    Terrifying and realistic ‘chainsaw massacre’ prank fills parking garage with screams: Viral Video

    In one of the more terrifying pranks making the viral video rounds,  YouTube prankster Nick Santonastasso, who was born without legs, plays the “victim” of a chainsaw massacre-type murderer. Part of you wants to laugh.  Part of you wants to scream. WARNING:  Video may not be suitable for all audiences.

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    Bears lose to Dolphins 27-14 at Soldier Field

    The Chicago Bears lost to the Miami Dolphins at Soldier Field Sunday, 27-14. The Bears  are now 3-4. Sunday was one of their worst performances of the season.  Turnovers, missed tackles and blown assignments doomed the Bears, who remain winless at home this season. Game Updates at Chicago Tribune

  • Possible traffic headaches to avoid this weekend

    WGN’s Sarah Jindra tracks closures and construction that could cause some travel headaches. - EB 290 at Desplaines Ave- Right lane will be blocked from 11:00pm Friday to 8:00am Saturday for pavement repairs related to the August 5th flooding that damaged pavement around storm sewer inlet. - I-290 EB, Racine to Halsted, left lane closed 11:00pm Friday to 7:00am Sunday for work on new Halsted St bridge. - WB I-290 , East Ave to 1st Ave, lane blocked from 11:00pm […]

  • Illinois Poison Medical Director answers common questions about Ebola

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    Risqué swimsuit calendar prompts investigation by Utah National Guard

    The Utah National Guard is investigating after its facilities, equipment and personnel may have been used to make a risqué swimsuit calendar. Fox 13 in Salt Lake reports a video promoting the “Hot Shots 2015″ calendar shows models riding tanks and firing guns and people who appear to be members of the Utah National Guard. “Hot Shots” gives a special thanks at the end to “Soldiers of the 19th Special Forces Group.” Utah National Guard Lt. Col. Steven Fairbourn told […]

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    Suburban mom using Facebook to find hit-and-run driver who injured her son

    A Joliet mother is using Facebook to try and hunt down a hit and run driver. Her 13-year-old son Adam was out riding a new skateboard when a driver hit him and kept on going, leaving the boy on the side of the road. His mom put a post on Facebook, asking people to help catch the driver. The accident happened in Joliet September 27th at the intersection of Hosmer St and Cleary Ave around 1:40 p.m. Anyone with information […]

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    Man sues, says he woke up from colonoscopy wearing women’s underwear

    A man in Delaware is suing a surgery center alleging he underwent a colonoscopy and awoke to find himself in pink women’s underwear. According to the News Journal, 32-year-old Andrew Walls is seeking damages for “intentional infliction of emotional distress.” “The defendant’s extreme and outrageous conduct went beyond all possible bounds of decency,” wrote attorney Gary Nitsche in the complaint on behalf of Walls, who was employed at the center at the time, the News Journal reports. Court papers say […]

  • Demolition begins on Wrigley Field bleachers

    It’s a sight that may bring a tear to the eye of some die-hard Cubs fans. Demolition started on the bleachers at Wrigley Field today. As part of the the $575 million dollar overhaul to the ballpark the bleachers will be expanding. Part of this first phase also involves an installation of a jumbotron over left field and adding interior signage.

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