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    2 teens shot, 1 fatally, in West Garfield Park

    CHICAGO– Two teenagers were shot, one fatally, on the West side Friday night. The shooting took place in the 3800 block of West Lexington. Witnesses say it started as a physical altercation when one man pulled out a gun and started shooting. Chicago police are investigating.

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    Couple poses for newborn photo shoot with dog to put a stop to ‘baby’ questions

    This couple was tired of getting asked by their in-laws when they were going to have babies, so they decided to have a little fun. According to BuzzFeed, Matt and Abby opted to do a ‘newborn photo shoot’—with their dog as the baby. Photographer Elisha Minnette told BuzzFeed “that she came up with the idea to do the puppy shoot with the couple, Matt and Abby, on a long drive home from picking up [the dog] Humphry from a breeder.” […]

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    Huggies responds to reports of glass shards on baby wipes

    CAMARILLO, Calif.- A California mother’s video apparently showing glass on her daughter’s baby wipes prompted a response from Huggies. One of Melissa Estrella’s videos was uploaded Thursday night and had more than 5 million views. In it, she opens three packages of Huggies baby wipes and brushes off the apparent glass shards with her fingers. “I’m not lying, you guys. There’s glass on my daughter’s wipes,” Estrella says in the video. “I’m just so heart broken I didn’t notice this […]

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    Legendary weather forecaster, Harry Volkman, dies at 89

    DES PLAINES, Ill. — A legendary weatherman in Chicago has passed away. Harry Volkman informed and entertained Chicagoans for more than four decades on four TV stations, including WGN. He died of a respiratory ailment at Oakton Pavillion nursing home in Des Plaines on Thursday. Harry’s sunny personality, his sense of humor and his deep knowledge of weather patterns made him a local favorite and inspired a young Tom Skilling to follow him into the forecasting business. Volkman died in Des […]

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    Mom charged after leaving toddlers in SUV

    OAK FOREST, Ill.– Two toddlers were rescued after being left inside of an SUV while their mother shopped. According to the Chicago Tribune, a man spotted a 3-year-old girl and a 2-year-old boy in their car seats inside of an SUV outside of a Food 4 Less on 159th street in Oak Forest. The front windows were closed and the back windows were rolled down a few inches, the Tribune reports, and the temperature outside neared 90 degrees. The children’s […]

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    Riot Fest announces full schedule

    Chicago’s next big music festival, Riot Fest, has finally announced its full schedule. No Doubt and Ice Cube will headline the first day of the fest at Douglas Park on September 11th. Iggy Pop and System of a Down headline on Saturday and Snoop Dogg, Modest Mouse and Damian Marley headline Riot Fest on Sunday. All concerts are expected to wrap up by 10:00 p.m. Tickets for the three day festival are still available.

  • Search for missing swimmer now a recovery effort

    Porter County, IN.– Divers are hoping to resume their search today for a young woman from Carol Stream who likely drowned off Porter Beach in the Indiana Dunes. Officials say it is now a recovery effort, not a rescue. Chase Froese, 20, disappeared Friday evening when she and two friends went for a swim. Officials say the three woman began to struggle in the water, with three- to five-foot waves and a strong rip current. Good Samaritans were able to […]

  • Surveillance video shows children’s escape from moving, stolen car

    REDLAND, Calif.– Two children made a daring escape from a moving car, after a man stole it. The carjacker struck, as the children’s mother stepped into a gas station in Redland, California. He jumped behind the wheel and sped away. But before he could even make his first turn, the 10-year-old girl grabbed her two-year-old sister, and jumped from the rear door. The carjacker, who is believed to be Cory Ahumada, got away.

  • How you can become a weatherman and win 100k

  • Adam Scott shares hilarious reason he and Paul Rudd got kicked out of a wedding

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