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  • Cubs fans sound off on Dodgers’ home run hitter

    As Cubs fans turn their thoughts to Game 3, the losing moment from Game 2 is still haunting them. There was a lot of talk about the Dodgers’ third baseman Justin Turner after Sunday’s game – and not just because he hit the walk off home run. People took to social media trying to figure out who he looks like and fans at Wrigleyville bars also weighed in. WGN’s Kelly Davis has more:

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  • One of the first Ace Hardware stores going out of business after 145 years

    One of the country’s first Ace Hardware stores is covered in ‘Going out of Business’ signs after 145 years. Stauber’s Ace Hardware has been passed down four generations, opening it’s doors just a year after the Chicago Fire in 1872. It opened at a time when the entire city was finally beginning to rebuild. The business was extremely successful and became a Chicago landmark along Lincoln Avenue over the years. The owner, has decided to break family tradition and pursue […]

  • Man fell from 20th floor of Loop hotel while taking photos, reports say

    CHICAGO — The man who plunged to his death from the LondonHouse Hotel downtown Monday was taking photos when he accidentally fell from a ledge, according to reports. Chicago police say Memphis newspaper executive Eric Paul Janssen was taking pictures without permission from the 20th floor of the hotel when he fell. He landed on a sixth-floor roof behind the hotel and died. His death was later ruled an accident. Janssen was in town for Open House Chicago and had been visiting […]

  • Wheaton judge stripped of duties after discharge of gun in home

    WHEATON, Ill. — A circuit court judge in west suburban Wheaton has been removed from the bench until further notice, because of an incident involving a gun at his home in September. Police said 67-year-old Patrick O’Shea acted recklessly, when a gun fired in his home on East Willow last month. Police have not provided more details. He was released on bond but he had to surrender all his weapons to police.

  • Father wanted for shooting daughter’s boyfriend in the groin

    WEST MAHANOY TOWNSHIP, Pa. – A Pennsylvania father is accused of shooting his daughter’s boyfriend in the groin. Police said Donald Jenkins, 40, of Shenandoah shot his daughter’s boyfriend when he found the two of them at a hotel near Frackville Sunday afternoon. State police searching for Donald Jenkins of Shenandoah. Wanted for shooting daughter’s boyfriend in the groin @WNEP pic.twitter.com/o9IfkwIxhD — Jessica Albert (@jessicaWNEP) October 16, 2017 Housekeeper Lisa Mowery was cleaning the room next door when she heard that […]

  • Carrie Fisher once gave a cow tongue to a sexually predatory Hollywood producer

    LOS ANGELES – In life, Carrie Fisher was long known for her outspoken criticism of Hollywood and a refusal to conform to the celebrity culture. But even in death, tales of the Star Wars actress’ fearless loyalty to her friends lives on. After learning that “an Oscar-winning producer,” had sexually assaulted her friend, Carrie Fisher hand delivered him a gift-wrapped cow tongue, and issued him a warning with the kind of fierce bite that only Princess Leia can deliver. Heather […]

  • Man robbed by woman as he suffered seizure shares his story

    MIDVALE, Utah — A cold-hearted crime was caught on camera in Midvale, Utah. Surveillance footage from inside the 7-Eleven at 6852 South State Street appears to show a woman going through the wallet of a man who is on the ground having a seizure, KSTU reports. “While he was down on the ground, one of the customers went behind the counter, got into his back pocket, you can see in the video takes his wallet out and removes his driver’s license and […]

  • Cubs lose Game 2, trail NLCS series 2-0

    LOS ANGELES — Justin Turner hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 on Sunday to take a 2-0 lead in the NL Championship Series. Turner drove in every run for Los Angeles, getting an early RBI single before sending a long shot to center off John Lackey in the ninth. A fan wearing a blue Dodgers shirt reached over a railing to catch […]

  • Police: 7-year-old girl accidentally shot in the chest

    CHICAGO — A 7-year-old girl is in stable condition after suffering a gunshot wound from a handgun that appears to have gone off by accident Sunday afternoon, police say. According to a police statement, the girl was inside a home in the Calumet Heights neighborhood around 3 p.m. Sunday when a gun “accidentally discharged,” and the bullet struck her in the side of the chest. She was rushed to Comer Children’s Hospital in critical condition, where doctors were able to […]