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  • Woman pulled from Lake Michigan dies; search called off for 2 missing boaters

    Rescue efforts were suspended Sunday evening for two people who had gone missing after a boat capsized over the weekend on Lake Michigan. It wasn’t until the sun rose on Sunday morning that anyone knew a boat possibly 10 miles off the 31st Street Harbor Shoreline had sunk. Its four passengers, WGN is told, were clinging to life preservers to stay afloat. A fishing charter captain on his way out with a group was the first to report something had […]

  • China satellite images may show Malaysia crash site

    Possible Malaysia Airlines clue reported

    (CNN)  In what may turn out to be a major breakthrough in the monthlong search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370, a Chinese patrol ship searching the southern Indian Ocean discovered Saturday the pulse signal used by so-called black boxes, state news agency Xinhua reported. But the pulse signal has not been confirmed, China’s Maritime Search and Rescue Center reported, according to China Communications News, which is the Ministry of Transport’s official newspaper. The signal reported — 37.5 kHz — “is […]

  • Chicago's Very Own: Cheryl Clark

    Chicago’s Very Own: Cheryl Clark

    After 18 years on the job, Chicago Police Officer Cheryl Clark still loves to go to work. She says working with the public is her passion, it’s what drives her. and police work as she says is God’s work. Micah Materre has more on this story.

  • Former Cook County jail guard sentenced to 50 years

    A former Cook County jail guard was sentenced to 50 years behind bars for killing a man during a fit of road rage. An Indiana jury found Edgar Singleton Jr. guilty of shooting and killing 23-year-old Montrell Moss last August. Singleton was in a minivan near the HorseShoe Casino in Hammond when Moss threw a cup at the minivan after it cut him off. Singleton claimed self defense saying Moss was reaching for a gun when he shot him.

  • Autopsy: Man found dead on Green Line tracks killed by train

    An autopsy Sunday determined a man found dead on the CTA’s Green Line tracks was accidentally hit and killed by a train. Service was shut down around the Pulaski station for about two hours Saturday morning after a conductor spotted 31-year-old Charles Watkins’ body on the northbound tracks. Police say Area North detectives are conducting a non-criminal death investigation. A CTA spokesperson said they would provide any available surveillance video to that investigation.