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  • Cecil's brother, Jericho, was seen alive Sunday.

    Cecil the Lion’s brother, Jericho, is alive despite conflicting reports

    HARARE, Zimbabwe  — Zimbabwe wildlife authorities have dismissed a report of the shooting death of a male lion who was a companion of Cecil, a well-known lion killed by an American hunter in early July. The Zimbabwe National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority released a photograph of the lion named Jericho that it said was taken Sunday morning. A statement from the authority says Jericho “is still alive and being monitored” by Brent Stapelkamp, who is following Jericho’s movements with […]

  • Forecast: Plenty of sunshine until storms hit this evening

    Sunday’s forecast calls for plenty of sun and temps in the mid-80’s to low-90’s before severe storms move through.  Those storms could hit after 5pm and bring high winds topping 40 mph and rain.    

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    Missing elderly man from Spring Grove found safe in Chicago

    CHICAGO — An 82-year-old man from north suburban Spring Grove who had been missing since Friday afternoon has been found. Donald Ukleja was last seen at his home Friday afternoon when he left to pick up his grandson from work in Ringwood. According to a statement released by the Lake County Sheriff’s officer,  Ukleja was found, uninjured,  at the Chicago Yacht Club, 400 E. Monroe. His vehicle had run out of a gas and a good Samaritan let him use a […]

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    Pickup truck driver arrested after limo crash kills 4 bridesmaids, injures 2

    CUTCHOGUE, N.Y. — Four women are dead and two seriously injured after an alleged drunk driver smashed into their limousine that was returning from a bachelorette party on Long Island, New York. Southold, NY Police confirmed there was a fatal crash around 6 p.m. Saturday on Route 48 in Cutchogue. A pickup truck crashed into the side of the limousine carrying the bridesmaids, who were returning from a winery. Southold Police Chief Martin Flatley tells WPIX that the accident is […]

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    12-year-old boy shot on the West Side

    CHICAGO — Chicago Police officers are looking for the gunman who shot a boy, 12, on the West Side early Sunday. Police say the boy was riding a scooter near South 21st Street and Pulaski Road just after 12am, when someone walked up and fired several shots at him. The boy was struck once in the back and taken to the hospital in critical condition. Police do not think he was the intended target. No one is in custody.

  • Sunshine and cooler temperatures in the mix for Sunday

    Cooler temperatures today, with highs in the mid-80s and sunshine for most of the day

  • Firefighters rescue stray dog stuck in tire rim

    INDIANAPOLIS — A dog from Central Indiana is okay this morning thanks to some Indianapolis firefighters. “Jimma,” a stray pit bull got her head stuck in a discarded metal tire rim. A woman who says she feeds strays, noticed the dog was stuck and took her to a nearby fire station Friday afternoon. The firefighters were very careful, first trying to use soap and oil to free the dog from the rim. But it did not work, so they turned […]

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    Trump’s campaign tweet accidentally shows Nazi uniforms

    NEW YORK — Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign tweeted out a photo that mistakenly showed soldiers wearing Nazi uniforms. The new campaign poster featured Trump’s face, $100 bills, the White House and soldiers. At the bottom were the words: “We need real leadership. We need results. Let’s put the U.S. back into business!” People noticed that the soldiers in the picture were wearing Waffen-SS uniforms. It turns out the picture was photo-shopped from a stock photo of what appears […]

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    Teenager survives plane crash, 2 days in mountains; two others feared dead

    MAZAMA, Wash. — A teenager whose plane disappeared over the weekend in central Washington state was found alive and well on Monday. Autumn Veatch, 16, was flying with her grandparents Saturday in a small, private plane. The aircraft left Montana, but never arrived where it was headed — Lynden, Washington. “Autumn did not tell us the condition of her grandparents, but it doesn’t sound good. It doesn’t sound like they made it,” Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said. He recounted […]

  • 2 dead, 3 injured in police-involved shooting in River Forest

    RIVER FOREST, Ill. – Two people were killed and three were injured Sunday after a police-involved shooting in River Forest. Authorities say a 24-year-old-man and a 60-year-old man were killed. Two officers were injured. Police said the 24-year-old was the alleged gunman. His mother, a 59-year-old woman, was also injured in the shooting and was taken to the hospital with gunshot wounds. The 60-year-old man’s relationship to the gunman is not know. According to authorities the incident began when there was a 911 […]

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