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  • Bail denied for man charged in shooting at suburban mall

    Bail was denied for a Chicago man charged in connection with a shooting at the Harlem-Irving Plaza mall. Everett D. Harris, 31, was charged with three counts of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated battery on a public way and two counts of aggravated kidnapping, according to a statement from the Norridge Police Department. Harris is also being charged with aggravated vehicular hijacking, possession of a stolen motor vehicle, unlawful use of a weapon by a felon and aggravated driving […]

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    Bald eagles spotted in south suburb, caught on home video

    A family in Tinley Park saw something unusual today, practically in their back yard. Two bald eagles flew back and forth over a retention pond behind the Henkle’s house. Daisy 8 and Ivy 5 spotted the birds as they put on an amazing show. The birds were apparently looking for food and were successful for a short time. One of the eagles swooped down and caught a fish from the pond. It was all captured on home video this afternoon.

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    Electronic monitoring home check leads to recovery of drugs and weapons

    A home check led to the recovery of suspected crack cocaine, two fire arms and additional charges for a person on electronic monitoring, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Saturday. At approximately 4:40p.m. Thursday, Sherriff’s Electronic Monitoring Unit investigators responded to the 100 block of North Laramie Avenue in Chicago after receiving a report of curfew violation for Michael Rivers, 23, who was on electronic monitoring. After determining that Rivers, who was at home when investigators arrived, had a legitimate […]

  • High waves due to weather leaves mess along Chicago’s lakefront

    High winds caused huge waves that left a mess along the lake front Friday night. The havoc could be seen along the bike path along the 1200 block of north Lake Shore Drive. The Chicago park District is working to repair the asphalt that was ripped up by the waves.  

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    American freelance cameraman tests positve for Ebola, in Liberia

    An American freelance television cameraman working for NBC News in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus and will be flown back to the United States for treatment, the network said on Thursday in an online report. Diagnosis of the cameraman, who the network said came down with symptoms that included aches and fatigue on Wednesday, is believed to mark the first time an American journalist has been infected with the deadly virus since the current outbreak in West […]

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    Severe weather headed for Chicagoland area

    The National Weather Service declared a severe thunderstorm warning for eastern Kankakee County and several Indiana counties this afternoon, and much of the middle part of the state was put under a severe thunderstorm watch through this evening as a cold front rolls into the area. The warning was to last until 4:15 p.m. for south eastern Kankakee County and southern Lake, Porter, Jasper and Newtown counties in Indiana, with a storm packing 60 mph wind gusts hail moving through […]

  • Illinois State Trooper hit by car during traffic stop on tollway

    A State Trooper remains hospitalized in critical condition after a car, driven by a suspected drunk driver, hit him on the Tri-State. The trooper was conducting a traffic stop in the northbound lanes of I-294 near St. Charles Road when a maroon Honda struck him, says Monique Bond Illinois State Police spokesperson. The Honda continued driving and struck silver Acura, causing the Acura to roll over. The driver and six passengers from the Acura were taken to area hospitals. The […]

  • White Sox honor Jackie Robinson West

    Jackie Robinson West was honored Saturday night by the Chicago White Sox.  During the pregame celebration the team was given signed White Sox jerseys,  backpacks, a Sox Charities donation and they also got to run the bases.      

  • 2 bodies discovered in burning cars on South Side

    Chicago police are investigating the death of a man found inside a burning car on the South Side Friday. Police discovered another body in a similar condition, that same day. The body of an unidentified male was found in a burning car in the 8400 block of South Gilbert on Friday morning. Three hours later, the body of Sherita Smith was found under her burning car near 86th and Honore. Investigators are not saying if the two cases are related. […]

  • Chicago woman killed on I-65 in Indiana

    Chicago woman was killed and three others were injured Friday night in a two-vehicle accident on Interstate 65 near Crown Point, Ind., said police. About 10:17 p.m., a 2005 Hyundai with a flat tire had stopped on the shoulder of the road on northbound I-65 near mile marker 248.4. The driver activated the hazard lights and tried to call for assistance, said Indiana State police. As the driver was making the call, a 1994 Volvo semi-truck was unable to stop […]

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