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  • Delnor Hospital hostage situation over; suspect killed

    GENEVA, Ill.— An hours-long hostage situation involving an inmate and a hospital employee at Delnor Hospital has ended. According to the Kane County Sheriff, an inmate who was being treated at the hospital Saturday was able to grab a correctional officer’s gun.  He then grabbed a female hospital employee at gunpoint. The hostage standoff was underway near the E.R. of the hospital for more than four hours. Officials fatally shot the suspect. The hospital employee is reportedly ok. The City […]

  • Baby otters make public debut at Brookfield Zoo

    Brookfield, Ill.-– Two otters have officially made their public debut at Brookfield Zoo. The pups, named Jack and Kate, are the first successful offspring of this species born at Brookfield Zoo. The pups’ mother, Charlotte, arrived in June 2012 from Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo in Nebraska, while the father, Benny, joined the zoo family from Dickerson Park Zoo in Springfield, Missouri, in August 2004,” according to a press release from the Chicago Zoological Society. The pups were born on February […]

  • Prisoner requests extensive last meal before execution on Tuesday

    FORSYTH COUNTY, – Condemned murderer J.W. Ledford, Jr. is scheduled for execution by lethal injection at 7 p.m. next Tuesday, May 16. Ledford, who was sentenced to death in 1992 for the murder of Dr. Harry Buchanan Johnston, Jr. has requested a last meal of Filet Mignon wrapped in bacon with Pepper Jack cheese, large French fries, 10 chicken tenders with sauce, fried pork chop, bloomin’ onion, pecan pie with vanilla ice cream, sherbet and a Sprite. There have been […]

  • The Ivory twins have your Mother`s Day weekend forecast

  • Beloved bus driver surprised with act of kindness from passengers

    MADISON, Wis. — A bus driver in Wisconsin is so charismatic, riders notice when he’s not at work. One passenger asked Tom Redmond where he’d been recently. Redmond said that his mother had died. He later saw the same passenger passing something around the bus. It turned out to be a sympathy card that they all signed. Redmond said the simple gesture from strangers has given him the strength to get through.

  • Fatal shootout at Elmwood Park gas station caught on camera

    **WARNING: The video contains graphic content. Viewer discretion is advised.** ELMWOOD PARK, Ill. — A shootout turned deadly at a gas station in Elmwood Park. Surveillance video captured Ronald Morales, in the red jacket, walk out of a BP gas station on Grand avenue last month. He walked over to a man who was in his car after pumping gas. When the man saw Morales coming toward him with a gun, he got out of his car, pointed his own […]

  • Border wall prototypes could come to San Diego

    SAN DIEGO, Cal. — Prototypes of the controversial border wall proposed by President Trump will be built this summer in San Diego near the border with Mexico. The models will go up on a strip of land near an existing border crossing. 450 designs were submitted by companies last week. 20 will be selected to build samples. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials say the final design will be chosen around June 1st. The Trump administration has not yet secured […]

  • Jeff Garlin talks new Netflix movie and more

  • Autopsies confirm sarin gas used in deadly attack in Syria

    Autopsies show sarin gas was used in the chemical attack on a rebel-held town in Syria. Turkey’s health minister said Tuesday that test results confirm sarin was used in the deadly attack earlier this month. The Russian military now says the Syrian government is willing to let international experts examine its military base for signs of chemical weapons. But in a new interview this morning, President Vladimir Putin says that, as far as he knows, Syria has complied with an […]