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  • Illinois couple arrested with stockpile of weapons at motel

    CASEYVILLE, Ill. — A man and a woman were arrested after police found an arsenal in their motel room in southern Illinois. Cara Anderson and Shawn Holland both face charges for unlawful possession of firearms. Police say they received a tip about weapons being kept at a Motel Six, in Caseyville, near St. Louis. They recovered assault rifles, handguns, and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. Authorities say they believe the couple was trying to sell them. “In light of everything […]

  • Delta passenger says she was told to stop singing national anthem

    SAVANNAH, Ga. — A doctor in Georgia says she was given an apology from Delta Airlines after a flight attendant asked her to stop singing the national anthem to honor a fallen soldier. Dr. Pamela Gaudry was on a flight back to Georgia when she learned that fallen Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright was on her flight. She and others on the flight agreed to sing the anthem as they waited for the soldiers to unload his body. That was when […]

  • Chicago hotel steps up when couple’s wedding in Puerto Rico canceled

    CHICAGO — A Chicago couple planned to have a destination wedding in Puerto Rico but Hurricane Maria ruined that dream. Anna and Brian Fehr still shared the moment with friends and family, thanks to the Hotel Monaco. Someone working at the hotel overheard Anna  talk about what had happened and helped arrange the event. Everything came together fast, giving the newlyweds a memorable wedding story. “These people that you run into in life that all of a sudden make things […]

  • Orkin names Chicago the rattiest city in America for the 3rd year running

    CHICAGO —  Fall is rodent season as pests like notorious rats seek out food and shelter for the winter. Chicago is no stranger to these pests. On Monday, Chicago topped Orkin’s list of rattiest cities for the third consecutive year. Rodents are more then an unpleasant nuisance. Rats and mice can increase a home’s risk of fire, damage a home’s foundation, contaminate food, and transmit pathogens. “Rodents like to chew on wood and electrical wires, increasing the fire danger behind […]

  • Heavy rains, chance of severe storms

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  • No watch parties in Park at Wrigley for NLCS Games 1 and 2

    CHICAGO — Rainy weather predicted for this weekend is complicating plans for Chicago Cubs fans. Watch parties at the Park at Wrigley for NLCS Games 1 and 2 have been cancelled due to inclement weather. If you’re looking for other options, Wrigley’s Budweiser Brickhouse Tavern or the Lucky Dorr Patio & Tap will be open for the games. The Cubs take on the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NLCS starting Saturday. Game 1 is at 7 p.m. Next stop: LA! […]

  • Plane carrying Cubs team to Los Angeles diverts to Albuquerque

    CHICAGO — A plane carrying the Chicago Cubs to Los Angeles was diverted to Albuquerque, New Mexico, Friday. The plane landed in Albuquerque around 6:30 a.m. Central and sat at the airport while the team waited for a new pilot after their previous one ran out of allotted flying hours. They were grounded for about five hours before they resumed their flight to L.A., where they safely arrived. According to MLB’s Jon Morosi, the plane was diverted after a family […]

  • Chance the Rapper hosts free screenings of ‘Marshall’ in Chicago

    CHICAGO — Chance the Rapper is giving away free movie tickets to the movie “Marshall” at two Chicago theaters Friday. In a tweet, he says he bought all the tickets for all day at the Kerasotes Chicago ShowPlace on Roosevelt and the Chatham 14 Theaters on 87th Street. He says to go to the one at 3 p.m. and he’s “good at surprises.” It’s not clear which theater will get a “surprise.” The address to the one on Roosevelt is […]

  • Mr. Fix It with fall lawn tips

  • 3rd grader reports Friday morning’s weather forecast

    Friday Forecaster: Sebastian Munoz, 3rd grade, Dr. Jorge Prieto Math and Science Academy