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  • This is the best St. Patrick’s Day magic trick of all time

  • Teen struck by school bus in northwest Indiana

    MUNSTER, Ind. — A 17-year-old boy was struck by a school bus in Munster, Ind., Friday morning. It happened at about 7:12 a.m. near 35th and Columbia Avenue. Police say the boy was transported by ambulance to Methodist Northlake Hospital in Gary. The victim was speaking to first responders at the scene. The severity of his injuries are unknown at this time. The accident continues to be investigated by the Munster Police Department and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. This is a […]

  • 4th grader reports morning weather forecast

    Vianny Reyes, 4th Grade, Little Village Academy

  • Mr. Fix It’s spring gardening tips

  • Suspect sought after skimming device found on suburban ATM

    JOLIET, Ill. — Police in the southwest suburbs are looking for a man suspected of installing a skimmer on an ATM last month in Joliet. The device can steal data from the magnetic strips on bank cards. Police say it was placed on an ATB at a gas station sometime in the middle of February or the beginning of March. Call Joliet police if you have any information.

  • Chicago Catholics can eat meat on St. Patrick’s Day Friday, cardinal says

    CHICAGO — For Irish Catholics worried about St. Patrick’s Day falling on a Friday during Lent this year, Cardinal Blase Cupich has some good news for you. The Chicago cardinal is giving general dispensation to Catholics for abstaining from meat on Friday, March 17. Instead, Catholics who choose to eat meat are asked to substitute another form of penance. So, Irish Catholics can go ahead and eat their corned beef and cabbage on St. Paddy’s Day!

  • Dramatic video captures Rockford bank shootout; no charges for security guard

    ROCKFORD, Ill. — A Rockford security guard will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a man who tried tried to rob a bank, WIFR reports. Surveillance video shows a masked Laurence Turner coming into Alpine Bank, shooting once in the ceiling, then at Metro Security Officer Brian Harrison, a former Winnebago County deputy, who jumps to action. Turner, who was on drugs at the time, was shot twice and died at the scene. Winnebago County State’s Attorney’s Office says Harrison’s […]

  • Chicago Brauhaus not closing any time soon, owner says

    CHICAGO — Despite earlier reports, the owners of Chicago Brauhaus say its not closing anytime soon. The popular German restaurant has been a fixture in Lincoln Square for five decades. Rumors suggested owners Harry and Guenter Kempf were planning to retire soon. They sold the building and the new landlord was said to be looking for a tenant, but the Kempfs say they can lease the space for as long as they like, and have already started taking Easter reservations. They […]

  • WGN reporter tries to learn racquetball in Lombard

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  • David Ross plans Cubs tribute for 1st ‘Dancing With The Stars’ performance

    Cubs fans everywhere will approve of Grandpa Rossy’s song choice for his first routine on “Dancing With The Stars.” Former Cubs catcher David Ross and his dancing partner Lindsay Arnold will be perform the quickstep to Steve Goodman’s “Go Cubs Go,” the reality show announced Wednesday. Ross, 39, is the first Major League Baseball player to join DWTS. “I think there are bigger stars, so many other guys in baseball that they could have picked,” he said in a recent […]