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    Angry grandmother records couple having sex on public beach; Couple charged

    A Florida grandmother angered and outraged after she spotted a man and woman having sex on a public beach took matters into her own hands. The woman took out her cell phone and began recording the couple. Fox 13 in Tampa Bay reports the couple, identified as Jose “Benny” Caballero and Elissa Alvarez, was having sex in front of dozens of people, including children, for 25 minutes. The grandmother, who did not want to be identified, threatened to turn the […]

  • Brooklyn Bridge seems to surrender in flag-swapping mystery

    Police are investigating who might have replaced the two U.S. flags from the top of the Brooklyn Bridge with white flags, a symbol for surrender. One flag appears to show faint stars and stripes, according to PIX11. Authorities are taking this stunt seriously, and they are not pleased. “If flying a white flag atop the Brooklyn Bridge is someone’s idea of a joke, I’m not laughing,” Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams said in a statement. Adams said the flag switch […]

  • Man accused of sexually abusing child at daycare run by wife

    A Lake County man has been charged and is accused of sexually abusing a 5-year-old at the daycare run by his wife. 60-year-old Mario Montes-Deoca is charged with predatory criminal sexual assault. The Lake County States Attorney’s office says he admitted to the assault during questioning by Waukegan police. Police say the child complained of the alleged attack to a parent on July 10th. Montes-Deoca and his wife have been living in the home that houses the daycare for 15 […]

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    CTA bus windows shot out on West Side

    No one was injured when windows of a CTA bus were shot out this afternoon on the city’s West Side. Police say the suspect used a pellet gun to shoot at the bus at North Ave and Albany in the Humboldt Park neighborhood. A CTA spokesperson said passengers were transferred to another bus. The damaged bus was taken for repairs. CTA will review surveillance video and provide any applicable video to police, the spokesperson said.

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    WGN-TV SPORTS PRESENTS “CHICAGO’S CALL TO THE HALL”

    CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 –WGN-TV Chicago and WGN America will take Chicago Cubs and White Sox fans to Cooperstown this Saturday at 5:30p CT as WGN Sports presents, “Chicago’s Call to the Hall.”  The half-hour special will air live from Cooperstown, New York, the night before former Chicago White Sox star Frank Thomas and former Chicago Cubs star Greg Maddux are inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.  WGN’s Dan Roan will take us back through each player’s career […]

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    2 teens wounded in shooting in Evanston

    Two teens were wounded in a shooting in Evanston tonight. According to police the 16-year-old and 18-year-old, both male, were shot in an alley the 1900 block of Emerson St around 7:30 p.m. The first victim was shot in the hand and thigh, the second victim was shot in the arm, police said. The teens were taken to the hospital. No one is in custody. Police are investigating.

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    Husband charts of wife’s excuses for not having sex; She posts it online

    Problems in the bedroom are no longer off limits in the world of viral content and social media. A woman took to Reddit recently and posted a spreadsheet her husband created that documented the reasons she gave him for not having sex. A woman posted a spreadsheet to Reddit that was sent by her husband, documenting the reasons.   The excuses listed included, “You’re too drunk,” I”m watching the show (Friends re-run),” and “I’m sweaty and gross..” The woman said in her […]

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    Like Us & Love It LOLLAPALOOZA TICKET GIVEAWAY OFFICIAL WGN-TV RULES

    1. TO ENTER: No purchase necessary. To enter, log on to wgntv.com/contests and click on the “Lollapalooza Ticket Giveaway” contest logo, then click the link to the WGN-TV Facebook page, between July 18, 2014 and July 30, 2014. If you already have a Facebook account, log on using your user name and password, ‘like’ our page, then go to the “Lollapalooza” tab. Fill out the entry form with your name, e-mail address, and phone. If you do not have a […]

  • 8 injured in porch collapse on West Side

    Eight people, including two children, were taken to the hospital Sunday after a porch they were standing on collapsed. The accident occurred in the 700 block of North St Louis on Chicago’s West Side around 6 p.m. A 38-year-old woman was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in serious condition, Pacheco said. Three other adults were taken to Sinai, she said, but their conditions weren’t immediately available. One adult was also taken to Norwegian-American Hospital, and two children and an adult […]

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    Man dies after being tased by Chicago police officer

    A Chicago man died after being tased by a police officer Saturday afternoon 41-year-old Francisco Rocha was reportedly fighting with two people in the 4200 block of South Richmond on the Southwest Side. Police were called and attempted to break up the fight when Rocha reportedly turned on the officers. One officer then used a stun gun on Rocha. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. An autopsy is being done to determine the cause. The […]