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    First case of mumps reported in north suburban school district

    SOUTH ELGIN, Ill.  —  South Elgin has its first confirmed case of mumps this year. School District U46 and the Kane County Department of Health alerted administrators at Kenyon Woods Middle School last Friday that someone from  the school tested positive for mumps. “The school alerted Kenyon Woods parents and guardians via text, phone and email at about 5 p.m.” the district said in a statement. The district advises families to contact their physician if they have any questions. Officials […]

  • David Ross ‘busts a move’ to survive first ‘DWTS’ elimination

    David Ross busted a move Monday night on “Dancing with the Stars” and survived elimination. The Chicago Cubs champ and dance partner Lindsay Arnold danced to “Bust a Move.” Bust a move, Gramps! @D_Ross3 & @lindsayarnold! @DancingABC @Cubs #DWTS — Good Morning America (@GMA) March 28, 2017 Don't just stand there! Bust a move! @D_Ross3 @lindsayarnold #DWTS 🌟✨🌟 — Official DWTS (@DancingABC) March 28, 2017 They received a mix review from the judges but fans on Twitter seemed […]

  • Cubs’ David Ross ‘slices like a ninja’ with dance partner on Twitter

    David Ross.  Chicago Cub.  Dance contestant.  Rapper? Ahead of tonight’s performance on “Dancing With The Stars,” Ross and his  professional dancing partner Lindsay Arnold posted a video of how they kept things lose before competition.   Getting show ready with a little rap sesh 😂 Don't forget to tune in tonight and VOTE @DancingABC 1-800-868-3404 #dwts @D_Ross3 — Lindsay Arnold (@lindsayarnold) March 27, 2017 The pair appeared to be taking a stab at Vanilla Ice’s “Ice Ice Baby.” The Cubs […]

  • Chance the Rapper is hiring

    CHICAGO — Chance the Rapper is looking for an intern. The Grammy-winner and Lollapalooza headliner tweeted Monday afternoon he is hiring. I'm looking for an intern, someone with experience in putting together decks and writing proposals — Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) March 27, 2017 I want intern resumes formatted as creative decks, pitches or proposals — Lil Chano From 79th (@chancetherapper) March 27, 2017 No details on the day-to-day responsibilities or the pay range, but the experience […]

  • Ike reopens at Kedzie after shooting investigation

    CHICAGO — All lanes on the Eisenhower Expressway have reopened at Kedzie after an earlier shooting incident. IKE REOPENS AFTER SHOOTING INVESTIGATION CHICAGO – Illinois State Police (ISP) officials are investigating a… — Mike Lowe (@MikeLoweReports) March 27, 2017 Illinois State Police shut down all inbound lanes on I-290 from Independence to California to investigate a shooting that occurred near Kedzie around 1:30 p.m., police confirm. According to the ISP, a witness observed two vehicles traveling eastbound shooting at […]

  • 2 women killed, 3 seriously injured after SUV crashes into building on West Side

    CHICAGO — Two women were killed and three other people are hospitalized in serious condition after a car crashed into a West Side building Sunday morning, according to Chicago police. Police say the SUV was traveling at a high rate of speed just before crashing into a building at the intersection of Fulton and Talman around 5 a.m. Two women were pronounced dead on the scene, and two men and a woman were taken to Stroger Hospital in critical condition. All five people […]

  • Man charged with injuring officer during police chase

    CHICAGO — A Galewood man is being charged with several felonies after he allegedly drove off during a traffic stop and led officers on a chase down I-290 before crashing his vehicle in Maywood early Saturday, injuring a CPD officer in the process. According to police, officers pulled over 22-year-old Kerry Holoman near the 600 block of S. Kostner Ave. around 1:30 a.m. for allegedly committing a traffic violation nearby. After refusing to provide his license or proof of insurance, police […]

  • Demonstrators march in Chicago, relieved health care bill was pulled

    CHICAGO — Multiple planned protests scheduled for outside Trump Tower took a different approach Friday after the House pulled the health care bill. “The original point was to protest Paul Ryan coming here for a fundraiser,” said Thomas Asya of the Answer Coalition. “He’s not coming here obviously because he’s busy at the capital.” Today’s organizers say they expected 2,000 people downtown to protest the possible repeal of Obamacare. “We’re obviously relieved that things are not about to get worse. […]

  • Suburban police warn of thieves posing as city workers

    ELMURST, Ill. — Police in suburban Elmhurst say a person is posing as a water department worker to get inside homes so her partner can steal valuable items. The rouse has fooled at least two homeowners and police say the pair maybe working in nearby suburbs and targeting the elderly. The burglaries happened on two different days in two different neighborhoods but the thieves used similar approaches. In both cases police say a female suspect gains enter into the home […]

  • Missing New Lenox woman found dead; No foul play suspected

    FRANKFORT, Ill. – A woman missing from the Chicago suburbs was found dead this afternoon in Frankfort, Ill. Police do not suspect foul play. 50-year-old Nicole Homer, who is from New Lenox, was last seen Sunday.  She was found Friday afternoon near LaGrange Rd and St Francis Rd in Frankfort. Police said in statement, “There were no signs of trauma or any indication of foul play. The cause of death is pending an autopsy.”