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  • Parking lot near Clinton and Chicago in Joliet where baby was found unresponsive in car.

    7-month-old clinging to life after being left in hot car for 2 hours

    JOLIET, Ill. — A baby is in critical condition after being left in a hot car for two hour this morning. Joliet police say the 7-month-old boy was discovered by his mother, who was attending a meeting and was unaware the boy was in the car. Deputy Police Chief Alan Roechner said the child’s father dropped off two other children, a 3-year-old and a 12-year-old, at the mother’s residence.  The mother thought the baby was also dropped off and went […]

  • 6-year-old killed when church bus crashes near Indianapolis

    GREENFIELD, Ind.  — Indiana State Police say the driver of a small church bus that crashed and overturned on Interstate 70, killing a 6-year-old boy, had a suspended driver’s license. Police also say a preliminary investigation shows driver error caused the Tuesday crash that also injured 11 other people. Police say the driver, 53-year-old Charles Goodman of Gary, had a suspended license and was wanted on an arrest warrant out of Lake County for failing to appear in court for […]

  • Lifeguard fired after video shows her sleeping on the job

    GARY, Ind. — A lifeguard in Northwest Indiana is out of work tonight after being caught lying down on the job. A concerned beach-goer captured the woman on video lying in the sand in the shade of her lifeguard stand.  She was wearing pants and socks with her own daughter sitting next to her. The woman, who only identifies herself in the video as Jasmine, has been fired according to the City of Gary. ***Full video below***

  • Lollapalooza repairs to take two months

    Lollapalooza 2015: Road closures, lineup and what you need to leave at home

    CHICAGO –  Lollapalooza rolls into Chicago starting Friday and sets up camp in Grant Park for three days. If your plan on attending, or if you think you may be in the area, we’ve compiled some helpful links and info.   Quick Links: Lollapalooza website: http://www.lollapalooza.com/ Festival Map: http://lolp2.c3cdn.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/LOL15_FinalMap.jpeg   Lineup and Schedule: http://www.lollapalooza.com/2015-schedule/     Street Closures: Balbo  closed from Columbus to Lake Shore Drive until Thursday, August 7th. Jackson closed from Columbus to Lake Shore Drive until Wednesday, […]

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    Ohio State football team’s epic prank gets epic laughs

    When it comes to playbooks, the Ohio State Buckeye’s seem to be looking at Ellen’s. Recently, the team dressed a staffer like a mannequin and decided to give some players a heart rate workout by scaring the buckeyes out of them. The epic prank was of course video and posted on YouTube.

  • Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels throws no-hitter against Cubs

    CHICAGO — Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels threw a no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs Saturday in a 5-0 win. Hamels struck out 13 and walked two Saturday. Center fielder Odubel Herrera made a long run to catch David Ross’ one-out flyball in the eighth, tumbling on the warning track in front of the ivy on the wall after making the grab. Herrera also recorded the last out in the 9th on a tumbling catch. The Phillies won 5-0. Hamels has been the […]

  • Fire erupts on roof of Dave and Busters

    CHICAGO — Firefighters battled a fire at a building in the Gold Coast neighborhood early this morning. It erupted around 4 a.m. at 1030 N. Clark St., on what appeared to be the roof of the Dave and Busters restaurant. Firefighters were able to put out the blaze before it moved to any nearby buildings.

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    Olympian Shawn Johnson gets engaged at Wrigley during Cubs game

    CHICAGO — A celebrity first pitch can be memorable for all the wrong reasons (right, 50 Cent?) But Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson’s pitch at Wrigley Field today is nearly a fairy tale. USA Olympic Gymnasts Alicia Sacramone (@ASAQ_3) & @ShawnJohnson joined us for 1st pitches. One got a big surprise… pic.twitter.com/9ctiqF334w — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) July 24, 2015 As the gold medalist, joined by fellow gymnast Alicia Sacramone, was finishing her time on the diamond, her boyfriend Andrew East appeared and […]

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    Young boy victim to brutal family murder may have saved lives with 911 call

    BROKEN ARROW, Okla. — A community in Oklahoma is trying to come to grips with the horrific murder of a family. Police say five family members were stabbed to death in their home Wednesday night. The victims include three siblings. Police in Broken Arrow, Okla. were called to a home after a chilling 911 call was made by a young boy, according to KFOR. KFOR reports authorities discovered the bodies of 52-year-old David Bever, 44-year-old April Bever, a 5-year-old girl, […]

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    Woman gives bizarre answer as to how house fires started

    LEAVITTSBURG, Ohio — An Ohio woman recently gave a surprising answer to a reporter when asked why she thought multiple house fires had broken out on her street. According to WBKN, a fire started at a garage in Leavittsburg, Ohio, early Thursday morning and then spread to another garage, damaging both houses.When recounting the scene to a reporter, Heather Tenney, whose house was one of those affected, was asked if she knew how the fire started. Her surprising response: “It was cause of my cousin and I […]

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