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  • Feeling lucky? Powerball jackpot climbs to $250 million

    CHICAGO — The Powerball jackpot has been rolling since April 1 and now stands at $250 million. Last Saturday, Illinois players won more than 34,000 prizes from $4 to $200. While there was no Jackpot winner, the pot continues to climb. The odds of winning the jackpot is very small, at one in 292.2 million. If there is no winner, the jackpot will grow before the next drawing on Saturday at 9:59 p.m. Chicago time.

  • America’s beloved ‘The Rock’, Tom Hanks declare presidential run on ‘SNL’ finale

    NEW YORK — The season finale of “Saturday Night Live” was its most watched season finale since 2011. This provided a perfect platform for “The Rock” to declare his presidential candidacy with Tom Hanks. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson hosted the variety show for his 5th time and ended his monologue by announcing his candidacy for President in 2020. Not only will the host be running for President, but his running mate is another beloved star and veteran “SNL” host, Tom […]

  • Pippa Middleton weds millionaire financier James Matthews

    ENGLEFIELD, England — Royalty and celebrities gathered Saturday to watch as Philippa Charlotte “Pippa” Middleton, the younger sister of Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, married millionaire hedge fund manager James Matthews. Middleton arrived with her father in an open-top vintage car shortly before rain started to fall, UK’s Press Association reported. Once at the picturesque St. Mark’s Church, father and daughter enjoyed a quiet moment before walking in. Heavy rain stayed away for most of the morning as guests streamed […]

  • Bond set at $100,000 for man charged in fatal hit-and-run near Willowbrook

    WILLOWBROOK, Ill. — Bond is set at $100,000 for a man charged in the hit-and-run death of Abin Matthew Thursday. 19-year-old Marlon Myles of Willowbrook is accused of causing the crash. The DuPage County Sheriff says Myles was behind the wheel of a 1999 Buick when the crash happened late Wednesday near Route 83 and Mockingbird Lane. Matthew, 26, was a passenger in a Nissan Rogue that rolled over from the impact. He was ejected and four others in the vehicle were […]

  • 10-year-old chokes on fidget spinner part

    HOUSTON, Texas — A mother is claiming that a fidget spinner nearly killed her daughter. The fidget spinner is a popular toy that has been banned in some classrooms because of its distraction, but a family in Texas recently discovered its true dangers. While driving home, a mother noticed her daughter choking in the back seat. Her 10-year-old daughter had swallowed one of the toy’s weighted bearings. After being rushed to the hospital, X-rays showed the quarter-sized part stuck in her esophagus. Thanks to […]

  • Joe Maddon celebrates 1,000th win by donating 1,000 meals to Chicago’s homeless

    CHICAGO — Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon is celebrating his 1,000th career win by helping some of city’s families in need. He’s pledged to donate 1,000 meals to the Salvation Army’s Evangeline Booth Lodge in Chicago. A spokeswoman for the non-profit says they are “humbled and encouraged” by Maddon’s donation: “Mr. Maddon’s commitment to combatting hunger is a testament to who he is as a man, and as a leader. The Salvation Army has been committed to serving Chicago for over 130 years –and with […]

  • Try Dunkin’ Donuts new frozen coffee today for free

    Free coffee! Need we say more? Dunkin Donuts is giving out free 3.5-ounce samples of its new drink Frozen Dunkin’ Coffee this Friday only from 10a.m.-2p.m. at all locations. Although you can only get free coffee samples this Friday, the company has been giving random customers cash prizes all week! When you place an order at a store, you could be surprised with a check for $1,000 and a summer’s supply of Frozen Dunkin’ Coffee. Click here for more info. 🎉 Coffee lovers rejoice! 🎉 Frozen Dunkin’ Coffee is finally […]

  • Dean’s Reviews: ‘Alien: Covenant,’ ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Long Haul’

  • Mr Fix It with tips for weed control

  • 4th grader reports Friday morning’s weather forecast

    Friday Forecaster: Amari Peoples, 4th grader, Manierre Elementary School