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  • WATCH: Surveillance video shows robber attack bagel shop employee with knife

    ELMWOOD PARK, Ill. — Elmwood Park police are working to determine if a man who robbed a bagel shop at knife point, is the same man who robbed three businesses in Chicago. The crime from Wednesday afternoon is captured on surveillance video. The suspect stands around the Great American Bagel on North Avenue for a while. Then he asks to use the bathroom. He comes back and appears to place an order, but when the employee turns his back, the […]

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    Samardzija dominates, White Sox beat Twins 3-2

    CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff Samardzija pitched three-hit ball over eight innings, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night. Samardzija (4-2) settled down after a two-run first, retiring 17 straight at one point. J.B. Shuck delivered the go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth, and the White Sox opened the weekend series on a winning note after dropping three in a row. Samardzija struck out a season-high nine while walking one. He was nearly untouchable after the first, […]

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    ‘Sleeping cop’ disciplined after video posted online

    CHICAGO– The Chicago police officer who appeared to be sleeping while on duty in a video posted online has come forward. Chicago Police News Affairs issued the following statement Friday afternoon: “The officer from the video has come forward and been disciplined with an unpaid five-day suspension. This incident is unacceptable and not in keeping with the high expectations placed on our officers by this department and the residents of Chicago.” The video was posted to Facebook on May 15th […]

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    PHOTOS: Bearded Dragon found on Skokie golf course

      SKOKIE, Ill.– A bearded dragon was discovered earlier this week on a golf course in Skokie– and she has yet to be claimed. According to Friends of Scales Reptile Rescue founder Erica Mede the lizard, who has been named Caddy, was found at the Evanston Golf Club. Skokie Animal Control was called when Caddy was found; she was then checked out and turned over to Friends of Scales. The lizard is over a foot long and healthy, according to […]

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    Adult dating site hack exposes sexual secrets of millions

    Personal information on nearly four million people who have used an on-line hookup site has been compromised by hackers. Adultfriendfinder.com says it has contacted law enforcement and hired a network security firm. The information stolen by the hackers includes dates of birth, addresses and even sexual preferences and whether the user is looking for extra marital affairs. The site claims it has over 40 million members.

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    Sword-wielding man wearing pink wig robs Dunkin’ Donuts

    LYONS, Ill. — Police in Southwest suburban Lyons are still looking for the man who robbed a Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant Thursday morning– with a sword! And, in addition to using a sword, the suspect’s attire is something the store employees will never forget. They say he wore black tight pants, a black bandana, a pink wig, all while wielding the small weapon. He grabbed the cash register tray on the counter and left through a rear door jogging to make […]

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    Riot Fest ticket refunds available through Monday

    CHICAGO– Refunds are being offered to people who bought tickets to Riot Fest, but don’t like the change in venue. The fest is moving from Humboldt Park to Douglas Park. The lineup will be announced next week. Some say the crowds were too big and the cleanup was too much to handle in Humboldt Park. The refunds are being offered through Monday, May 25th. To get a refund, email customersupport@ticketfly.com with your name and confirmation number. If you bought tickets […]

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    Josh Duggar on child molestation accusations: ‘I acted inexcusably’

    ARKANSAS – Josh Duggar, one of the stars of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting, has allegedly admitted to molesting minor girls when he was underage, myfox8.com reports. In an exclusive statement made to People, Duggar said: “Twelve years ago, as a young teenager, I acted inexcusably for which I am extremely sorry and deeply regret. I hurt others, including my family and close friends. I confessed this to my parents who took several steps to help me address the situation. […]


    Suspect in wealthy family deaths believed to be in Brooklyn

    WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. police Chief Cathy Lanier says investigators believe a suspect in the mysterious slayings of a wealthy Washington family and their housekeeper is in the Brooklyn area of New York City. Lanier said at a news conference Thursday that they have been in touch with police in New York as they seek 34-year-old Daron Dylon Wint on charges of first-degree murder. The Washington Post reports the suspect ordered a pizza while he kept the family and their […]

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    Woman battling skin cancer shares graphic photo to motivate people to stop tanning

    ALABAMA– An Alabama woman who was diagnosed with skin cancer at the age of 21 has shared a powerful photo to help people see the effects of tanning.  Tawny Willoughby, 27, says she has been diagnosed with basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. She wrote on Facebook that she goes to the dermatologist every 6 to 12 months, and she usually has a skin cancer removed at each checkup. Her photo has been shared more than 50,000 times . […]


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