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    Alderman Bob Fioretti endorsing Rahm Emanuel for mayor

    CHICAGO – Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s top critic on the City Council is now endorsing the mayor for a second term. Alderman Bob Fioretti will officially announce his endorsement of Emanuel at an event Sunday afternoon. The two will reportedly appear together. Fioretti challenged Emanuel in the February mayoral election. He finished fourth in the first round of balloting, earning 7 percent of the vote. During the last four years, Fioretti has been very vocal in his criticism of Emanuel, speaking […]

  • Driver passes out on freeway, stops car in speeding traffic

    SAN DIEGO, Ca. (KSWB) – A driver passed out on a San Diego freeway early Friday and an officer had to smash a window to get inside and stop the vehicle, which was slowly rolling down the roadway and it was all caught on camera. California Highway Patrol officers found the unconscious driver on northbound Interstate 805 near Clairemont Mesa Boulevard shortly before 1 a.m. The car was at a standstill in the slow lane of the freeway. An officer […]

  • Family buries man killed in Ravenswood alley

    CHICAGO – Dushanti Hassell was shot and killed on Sunday in an alley in the 2200 block of West Winnemac Avenue. The 21-year-old and father of two was brought to the alley by Amin Smith, also 21 years old. Prosecutors say Smith shot and killed Hassell as he begged for his life. Police found both Hassell and Smith’s cell phones at the scene. They say Hassell was shot once in the head at close range around 6:35 p.m. Sunday. A […]

  • Chilly temperatures stick around

    There will be plenty of sunshine Saturday but the air will remain cooler than normal and temps top out in the upper 30’s. Rain and showers move in on Sunday before warmer weather moves into the Chicago area.

  • 2-4 inches of snow could cause headaches for Monday morning commute

    CHICAGO — Winter will not let go of Chicago as temperatures dip to the upper 20s and 30s Sunday. Snow will begin to fall late Sunday night and continue overnight. Some areas could get 2-4 inches of snow just in time for the morning rush Monday. For all the latest weather updates, go to

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    Emanuel earns endorsement of Tribune, Sun-Times

    CHICAGO – The Chicago Tribune and the Sun-Times Editorial Boards are throwing their support behind Mayor Rahm Emanuel in his re-election bid. Both papers cite challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia’s lack of a clear budget plan for their endorsement of Emanuel. They both admit Emanuel’s personality many rub people the wrong way, but they credit him with making tough decisions to help the city improve its finances. The Tribune wrote: “We’ve seen [Rahm] make tough decisions and take unpopular steps to […]

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    West Side man charged with shooting at thieves who stole his mini-van

    Chicago Police say a West Side man was arrested after he shot at two men who allegedly stole his mini-van. Wilfrido Cruz, 44, of the 4300 block of West Cullerton Street, is facing one felony count of aggravated discharge of a firearm. He reportedly called police just after 6 p.m. Saturday to report his Dodge Grand Caravan was stolen from his home. After he spoke with officers, Cruz reportedly found his mini-van two blocks away and opened fire on the […]

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    Burglar targeting Dunkin’ Donuts in West Suburbs

    Police from St. Charles, Aurora, North Aurora, Yorkville, Batavia and Oswego are all working together to find a man who has been breaking into Dunkin’ Donuts stores. A thin man dressed in all black has been smashing out windows of Dunkin’ Donuts stores and stealing money. He has left a few of the locations empty handed. Police say if the cash isn’t quickly accessible, he runs. Anyone with information can call their local police department.

  • Cool down and chance of snow to end the weekend

    Temperatures will range from the mid-30’s near Lake Michigan to upper 40’s across the suburbs Saturday. Winter-like weather returns Sunday with a chance of up to an inch of snow for Sunday night into Monday morning.


    BMO Harris Bank in Evergreen Park robbed

    EVERGREEN PARK, Ill. – The FBI is looking for the man who robbed a bank in Evergreen Park on Friday afternoon. The man robbed the BMO Harris Bank branch at 9950 S. Kedzie Avenue before 3:00 p.m. The man is 6 feet to 6-foot-1 and has a birth mark on his forehead above his right eye. Anyone with information can call the FBI Chicago office at 312-421-6700.


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