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  • People already in line for Air Jordans that will be released Saturday

    OAK PARK, Ill. – Some special Nikes are set to hit select stores shelves on Saturday and some people are already in line to get their hands on a pair. People were in line outside of the D.T.S. store in Oak Park, Ill., on Thursday where some people have already been camping out for days. Only 2,300 pairs of the Air Jordan One “Homage to Home” will be available and they will only be sold in the Chicago area.

  • Woman charged after paying 10K via bitcoin in murder-for-hire plot, officials say

    DES PLAINES, Ill. — A woman in the northwest suburbs was charged after allegedly paying thousands of dollars via bitcoin to a company on the dark web to murder the wife of a man she had an affair with, according to officials. Tina Jones, 31, appeared at bond court Wednesday morning where a judge set bond at $250,000. She was charged with one felony count of solicitation of murder-for-hire. On April 12, Woodridge police received a tip that a woman […]

  • Teacher says he was suspended for making students breakfast during state test

    LANCASTER, Pa. – A teacher at a Pennsylvania middle school said he was suspended and expected to lose his job after making breakfast for his students while they took state tests last week. LancasterOnline.com reports Hand Middle School teacher Kyle Byler brought an electric griddle and made a whole-grain pancake for each student to eat during the test. Less than 24 hours later, the eighth-grade social studies teacher said he was told the school board would be voting at a […]

  • Cook Co. Jail detainee indicted for trying to bring cannabis into jail

    CHICAGO — A detainee at the Cook County Jail was indicted for trying to bring drugs into the jail. Calvin Odell, 36, was charged after officials said someone left a package of marijuana for him at the jail’s hospital. The Cook County Sheriff’s Office said correctional officers found six grams of marijuana in the hospital’s inmate-only bathroom. Officials said they discovered David Fuller, 27, who is on parole after an aggravated battery conviction, was the person who placed the package […]

  • Man exposed himself to children in Avondale

    CHICAGO – A North Side neighborhood is being warned about a sexual predator after a man exposed himself to a group of kids playing in a park. The incident happened Friday around 3 p.m. at the Parkview Playlot at 3251 North Avers Avenue in Avondale. The park is across the street from a grade school. Police said the man opened his trousers and showed himself to a 13-year-old boy. He’s described as 35 to 40 years old, Hispanic, about 5-feet […]

  • 1 dead, 1 wounded in Back of the Yards shooting

    CHICAGO – One person is dead and another was injured after a shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, according to police. Officials said the shooting happened on the 1400 block of West Garfield Boulevard around 5:40 p.m. on Monday. Police said they heard gunshots in the area. They found a man, 19, unresponsive on the sidewalk. The victim had multiple gunshot wounds to the body. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Police said a second victim approached […]

  • Khloe Kardashian reveals name of baby girl

    Khloe Kardasian has revealed the name of her baby girl on Instagram Monday. Kardashian named the girl True Thompson. Kardashian gave birth to the baby girl on Thursday amid her boyfriend Tristan Thompson’s cheating scandal. Videos were released of Thompson, a player for the Cleveland Cavaliers, at a lounge with two women last October — when Khloe was three-months pregnant, and other videos capture him entering a NYC hotel with a woman just this past weekend. Thompson was reportedly present when the baby was […]

  • Body found in Des Plaines River identified as missing Lockport man

    LOCKPORT, Ill. — The body of a man found in the Des Plaines River has been identified. The body was identified as Sean Joy, 20, of Lockport, Ill., who had been missing for more than three weeks, according to the Chicago Tribune. Joy’s body was found by the Ruby Street Bridge by officials who were searching the water after a human leg was found by barge workers near the Lockport Lock Wednesday evening. The Chicago Tribune said Joy’s body was […]

  • Cubs-Braves game postponed due to weather, rescheduled for May

    CHICAGO — Sunday’s game between the Chicago Cubs and the Atlanta Braves was postponed due to the weather. The game was canceled due to “inclement weather throughout the day.” The game will be played on Monday, May 14 at 1:20 p.m. Tickets for Sunday’s game will be honored for the makeup game. No ticket exchange is necessary. Today’s game between the #Cubs and #Braves has been postponed due to the forecast for inclement weather throughout the day. The game will […]

  • Human leg found in Des Plaines River

    LOCKPORT, Ill. – A human leg was recovered from the Des Plaines River, according to the Will County Coroner. The leg was found near the Lockport Lock in Lockport Township by barge workers around 10:15 p.m. on Wednesday, according to officials. The workers contacted authorities. The Will County Coroner’s Office collected the remains. No autopsy was performed. One will be performed if and when the rest of the remains are recovered DNA samples have been recovered and will be sent […]