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  • Man injured in shooting outside Niles bar

    NILES, Ill. — A shooting at a bar in Niles has injured one man. It happened at about 4:00 a.m. Police were on patrol in the area, when they heard a shot in the parking lot at Chasers Bar and Grill on Milwaukee Ave. Police say a 28-year-old man from Lincolnwood was shot in the torso. He was taken to Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge and is in stable condition. Police chased a man who was fleeing the scene on […]

  • Aldermen won’t get free tickets to White Sox home opener

    CHICAGO — Aldermen who want to go to the White Sox home opener on April 3 need to pay their own way. The Sox offered aldermen and other city officials tickets to the game and a pre-game cocktail reception. The opening day freebie has been a Sox tradition for decades. But the city’s Board of Ethics say the ticket is worth more than $50 and is prohibited. Last year, the ethics board forced the Cubs to pull an offer to let […]

  • 15-year-old girl missing from South Side

    CHICAGO — Chicago police are asking for your help in finding a 15-year-old girl who went missing from the South Side. Asia “Alexis” Robertson was seen by a family friend at about 10:00 p.m. Tuesday night. She was in the area of 79th and Ashland in the Gresham neighborhood. She was seen the next day near Wood St. and Ashland Ave. She was wearing a black jacket, light blue shirt, dark blue pants and black boots. She frequently hangs out […]

  • Man killed in shooting near Red Line

    CHICAGO — A shooting near the Red Line in the West Chesterfield neighborhood has left one man dead. Police say it happened at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday night at 95th and State Street. The 36-year-old man was stopped at a light, when shots were fired. Officers heard the shots and found the man with gunshot wounds to the chest, neck and head. He died at the scene. No one is in custody.

  • Three severely injured in SUV crash in Bridgeport

    CHICAGO — Three people were rushed to the hospital after an SUV crashed into a building in Bridgeport. It happened after one this morning in the 2800 block of S. Archer Ave. Two adults were taken to Northwestern Medical Hospital.  A 16-year-old was taken to Stroger Hospital. All three are in serious-to-critical condition.

  • Indianapolis installs tiny ramps to save ducklings from drowning

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The city of Indianapolis is saving its baby ducks. City officials got word that some of its ducklings and baby geese were dying because they were too small to jump over the city canal’s cement edges. So the city installed four small wooden ramps along the downtown waterway. Animal activists say the city “did the right thing” in saving the ducks.

  • MH370 families launch campaign to raise $15 million for private search

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The families of those onboard missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 launched efforts Saturday to raise at least $15 million to fund a private search as they marked the third anniversary of the plane’s disappearance. Malaysia, Australia and China suspended a nearly three-year search in the southern Indian Ocean on Jan. 17 after it failed to find any trace of the plane. The jet disappeared March 8, 2014, while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with […]

  • Ashland Avenue deadliest Chicago street for pedestrians

    CHICAGO — Some new police statistics obtained by the Chicago Tribune show that Ashland Avenue is the deadliest street in Chicago for pedestrians. Ashland is a four-lane, major arterial roadway. Police say they are the worst because drivers often speed on them and they’re also busy because of the businesses that line the street.

  • Thieves break into Wilmette Jaguar dealership

    WILMETTE, Ill. — Police are investigating another break-in at an area car dealership. Police say thieves broke into the Imperial Motors Jaguar dealership at 721 Green Bay Road in Wilmette. Police were on the scene dusting for fingerprints.  A rear garage window was broken. This same dealership was targeted by thieves in November. It’s the eleventh break-in of a car dealership in the Chicago area over the last two months. A Tinley Park dealership was broken into on Friday night. […]

  • Funeral services today for Former House GOP leader Bob Michel

    PEORIA, Ill. (AP & WGN) — Funeral services will be held this morning for former Republican House leader Bob Michel. He served as leader of the Republican House minority for 14 years and was skilled at seeking compromise critical in getting many initiatives of two Republican presidents through Congress. Michel’s skill at seeking compromise with the Democrats was critical in helping Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush pursue their agendas during their presidential terms. Michel served 19 terms in the GOP minority […]