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    Chicago Parent magazine’s best back-to-school products.

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    Jim Ramsey’s Forecast: Cold front heading our way

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    Joanie loves Chachi: The amazing story of two doggie BFFs

    Two amazing dogs with a special love for each other touched the hearts of animal control officers, and are now being adopted into a new home. About a week ago, Joanie the pit bull was seen carrying an injured dog inside her mouth, around a neighborhood in Savannah, Georgia. Chachi the Chihuahua had a badly infected eye and from time to time, Joanie would put him down and lick his eye for comfort. Animal control officers picked up the dogs […]

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    Free chick-fil-a….if you dress like a cow

    If you see any cows around today, don’t worry.  They’re likely dressed up for the free food. It’s the 10th annual “cow appreciation day” at chick-fil- Customers who come dressed like a cow, from head to toe, get a free meal including an entree, side and drink. If you wear a cow pattern accessory, you just get a free entree. Last year, more than 900,000 people dressed like cows. Chick-fil-a is expecting more than one million people to participate this […]

  • Three people rescued from gold coast elevator

    Three people were rescued from a gold coast elevator on Friday night after being trapped inside for several house.  It happened around 6 p.m. at the Water Tower Residences, 180 E. Pearson Street, when the express elevator malfunctioned and stopped about 10 floors up.  Rescue workers were able to free two of the people quickly, but had trouble reaching a 90-year-old woman who was also in the elevator. Eventually, they were able to get her out and no injuries were […]

  • Girl sexually assaulted in Englewood

    Police issue a community alert for the englewood neighborhood after a man attacked and sexually assaulted a girl. It happened near 65th and Parnell near King-Kennedy College around 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 22.  The man grabbed the girl from behind, showed her a hangun and assaulted her in a vacant lot. Police have no suspects in custody.  

  • Deadly crash on Lake Shore Drive

    One person is dead, two others injured after a car hit a bridge support on Lake Shore Drive near I-55 at 4:30 a.m. on Saturday.  The driver of that car died at the scene, the two passengers were taken to Northwestern Hospital after firefighters worked to extricate them from the vehicle. Police are still investigating the cause of the crash.

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    Weekend forecast: humid & chance of rain

    WGN Meteorologist Mike Hamernik has your complete forecast.

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    World Cup Fever

    Journalist Matt Negrin is in Brazil following the World Cup and writing about the world’s obsession with soccer.

  • HorsePainting

    Painting Horse

    Metro Meteor was once considered one of the fastest turf sprinters at Belmont & Saratoga but kneed injuries ended his racing career.  So now he’s moved on to painting.


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