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  • Mystery wedding dress found on road in Massachusetts

    BILLERICA, Mass. — Police in the Boston area are looking for a woman who’s missing a wedding dress. They found the dress in good condition, lying in the middle of a street. The street the dress was lying on, was called “Bridle Road”.  It’s a different spelling, but still a strange coincidence. Police aren’t sure whether the dress was tossed out of a car because of a bride jilted at the altar, or perhaps a broken marriage. But they say […]

  • Police release new details in murder of Schaumburg woman

    SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – Schaumburg police have released new details about the murder of a woman over the weekend. Tiffany Thrasher was found strangled in her apartment on Easter Sunday. Police say her attacker got into her ground floor apartment through an unlocked window. They now say she may have been sexually assaulted before she died. Neighbors say they’re terrified it could happen again. Thrasher’s family says she was very active in her church. They’ve started a gofundme page to help […]

  • Naperville ranked 2nd best place to live in U.S.

    A new survey has picked Naperville as the second best city to live in the U.S. “Niche” looked at thousands of towns and cities across the country, rating them on schools, cost of living, job opportunities and nightlife. Naperville got an A+ for its schools and family life.  It got an A in diversity, an A- in housing and a B+ in nightlife, crime and safety. Ann Arbor, Michigan took the top spot. Take a look at the full list […]

  • U.S. drops “mother of all bombs” on ISIS target

    Afghan officials said 36 militants were killed in a massive U.S. strike last night against ISIS in Afghanistan. Officials are calling the weapon used the “mother of all bombs”. The blast destroyed three underground tunnels as well as weapons and ammunition.  But Afghan defense officials say no civilians were hurt. President Trump praised the military but did not acknowledge whether he signed off on the attack. In Washington, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is calling for debate on U.S. military […]

  • Syrian refugees reactions mixed over U.S. airstrikes

    GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill. — Syrian refugees have mixed feelings about yesterday’s U.S. airstrike in their home country. Adnan Alhaj Ali came to the U.S. last year from a refugee camp in Jordan.  He and his cousin, Muhammed, find it heartbreaking to see the war and fighting that is destroying Syria.  They both hope to return to a peaceful Syria one day. Both men and their families are among the 900 families served by the Islamic Circle of North America each […]

  • Dad fined by British Supreme Court for taking daughter to Disney

    LONDON — A dad loses his case in the British Supreme Court. His crime: taking his daughter to Disney World without her school’s okay. It all started two years ago, when Jon Platt asked for school permission to take his six-year-old daughter on a Disney trip, missing seven class days. The school said no, but he took her anyway. He was fined about $180. Platt argued that his daughter had about a 90 – 95 percent attendance rate, which school […]

  • Millennium Park tops Midwest tourist destination

    CHICAGO — For travelers planning trips in the midwest, the Millennium Bean has become a must stop. Millennium Park has nudged Navy Pier from the top tourist spot, becoming the most popular place to visit in the midwest. With its concerts, nature programs and festivals, it’s also among the top ten most visited places in the country. A new method of crowd-counting determined that almost 13 million people visited the park just in the last half of 2016.  And that’s helping […]

  • Divers rescue two men from Chicago River after police chase

    CHICAGO — Two men were rescued from the North branch of the Chicago River early this morning.  They landed there after a police chase. Police noticed a stolen Hummer H-2 while they were on patrol at around 11:00 p.m. last night. They attempted to pull the Hummer over, but the driver accelerated and crashed into a parked car. It happened in the Ravenswood Manor neighborhood, near the 2800 block of W. Leland. The two suspects got out of the Hummer and […]

  • FDA approves take-home conception kit

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved a take-home kit that could help couples conceive. The kit is called Conceive X.  It’s designed for couples dealing with low sperm count and sperm fertility issues and it’s also covered by insurance. Doctors say it’s simple and it’s drug and hormone free. The take-home kit is a lot cheaper than the average $12,000 it costs for a single cycle of invitro fertilization. With insurance coverage, Conceive X costs just a $25 to […]

  • 11 Chicago suburbs make Bloomberg’s list of 100 wealthiest towns

    CHICAGO — Bloomberg came out with a list of the top 100 wealthiest towns in the nation. Eleven of them are right here in the Chicago area. The majority of Illinois’ wealthiest suburbs are clustered along the North Shore. Winnetka comes in 10th place with an average household income of $311,000. Glencoe follows in 12th place and Lake Forest ranks 31st. Here’s a list of the 11 Chicago area towns: 10. Winnetka – $311,902 12. Glencoe – $308,625 31. Lake Forest – […]