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    Coach Q, Toews reach career milestones in Blackhawks’ win over Carolina

    RALEIGH, N.C. — Corey Crawford led the way with 43 saves as the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Carolina Hurricanes Monday night in Raleigh, 3-1. Andrew Shaw and Patrick Sharp both scored for the Blackhawks in the first period. Shaw added an empty-net goal in the third to seal the victory. Victor Rask scored Carolina’s lone goal in the second period. The win earned coach Joel Quenneville his 750th career win. Also, captain Jonathan Toews earned his 500th career point with his assist […]

  • Cubs, rooftop owners in pivotal courtroom battle

    CHICAGO — The Cubs and the owners of two rooftop businesses faced off in federal court Monday, in a dispute over the renovation of Wrigley Field. Skybox on Sheffield and Lakeview Baseball Club are trying to stop the Cubs from installing a new videoboard and signs above right field that could block their views. The Cubs plan to have the new signage up by opening day on April 5. Both sides made their opening arguments today. They were in court […]

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    Baseball player dismissed for offensive Mo’ne Davis tweet

    BLOOMSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Bloomsburg University baseball player has been dismissed from the team for an offensive Twitter post about Little League World Series star Mo’ne Davis. The user account belonging to Joey Casselberry had been deactivated as of Saturday night, but screen captures of the tweet show that the player used an offensive word while criticizing news that a Disney Channel movie was being made about Davis. Disney is making a movie about Mo’ne Davis called “Throw Like Mo” […]

  • Crews battle extra alarm fire at warehouse on Southwest Side

    CHICAGO –A fire escalated to a hazardous materials situation on the Southwest Side. It started at about 9 p.m. Thursday on the 3800 block of West 38th Street. Flames ripped through a building that’s home to several businesses – including one that produces chemicals used in fire extinguishers. A portion of the building near I-55, the Stevenson Expressway, collapsed under the intense heat and flames. Firefighter’s efforts were hampered by a poor water supply. PHOTOS:  Massive warehouse blaze in Chicago […]

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    PHOTOS: Massive warehouse blaze in Chicago

    CHICAGO — Crews battled an extra alarm blaze at a warehouse on Chicago’s South West Side Thursday night. The warehouse is located at 40th and Pulaski. The massive blaze could be seen from the Stevenson Expressway.   

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    Suit alleges some wines contain illegal, dangerous levels of arsenic

    A new lawsuit alleges many inexpensive wines made and distributed in California contain illegal and dangerously high levels of arsenic. The suit, filed in Los Angeles named dozens of brands. The plaintiffs allege the wineries knowingly produced, marketed, and sold arsenic contaminated wines. The suit says those wineries failed to warn customers about the potential danger. It seeks unspecified damages and a court order directing the wineries to correct the alleged poor practices. Brands named in the suit include: Franzia […]

  • Hundreds honor Rev Barrow at public service

    CHICAGO — Hundreds stopped by Rainbow Push headquarters Thursday evening to say their goodbyes and thank-yous to Rev. Willie Barrow. The activist fought for equality for minorities, women, and members of the LGBT community—particularly after he son died of AIDS. Father Michael Pfleger, Judge Greg Mathis, Mayor Emanuel and Rev Al Sharpton all spoke at the service. Rev. Barrow marched and worked alongside Dr. Martin Luther King Jr during the march on Washington and in Selma. She traveled to South […]

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    Lawyer: Injured UVA student asked ‘How could this happen?’

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A University of Virginia student from Chicago who was bloodied during an arrest by a state liquor control agent says in a statement read by his attorney that he kept wondering how such a thing could happen. Martese Johnson appeared at a news conference Thursday evening, accompanied by his attorney who read a statement from the injured man. The statement read, “As the officers held me down, one thought raced through my mind: how could this […]

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    “She cut me. … I’m pregnant:” 911 call released after woman’s baby cut from womb

    LONGMONT, Colo. — 911 tapes have been released in the stabbing of a pregnant Colorado woman whose baby was removed from her womb by a stranger. KDVR reports the 26-year-old victim made the 911 call after she was stabbed by another woman while answering a Craigslist ad for baby clothes. On the recording, she could be heard groggily telling a dispatcher the suspect, Dynel Lane, had cut her with a knife. The victim, who has not been identified, can be […]

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    Tiny baby can’t stop laughing at her mom eating chips (VIDEO)

    Eating potato chips can bring such joy to one’s life – usually to the one doing the eating. But a very cute 4-month-old actually delighted in just watching (and listening) to her mother eat chips. From the YouTube description: Our 4 month old baby is so tickled by each crunch!

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