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  • Sunny weekend and high temps near 70 on tap

    Plenty of sunshine and above normal temperatures near 70 are in the forecast for the entire weekend.  

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    3 more bodies found in Gary for a total of 7 victims; Sources say possible serial killer

    Police in Northwest Indiana are investigating a possible serial killer, sources say, after the bodies of seven women were found. Sources say the man in custody is talking and may be responsible for many murders over several years. He’s a 43-year-old man from Gary and a convicted sex offender in Austin, Texas. The Lake County coroner’s office confirms three more bodies have been located in abandoned homes in Gary.   That brings the total to seven female victims found since Saturday […]

  • Second Chicago Police memorial horse statue vandalized

    For the second time, a horse statue honoring fallen Chicago police officers has been vandalized. This one was installed at 744 North Michigan Ave and was reported at 3:30 a.m. Sunday. No one has been arrested. Earlier this month, Darius Moss, 25, of 2300 block of West Jackson, was charged with three counts of criminal damage to property after he allegedly climbed on one of the horse statues in the 500 block of North Michigan Avenue and the broke wings […]

  • Chilly temperatures give way to sunshine and upper-50’s

    Slight warm-up and partial sun for Sunday, with a change of light rain later

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    2nd health care worker tests positive for Ebola in Texas

    (CNN) — A second health care worker at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who cared for Thomas Eric Duncan has tested positive for Ebola, the state’s health department said Wednesday. The worker reported a fever Tuesday and was immediately isolated, health department spokeswoman Carrie Williams said. The preliminary Ebola test was done late Tuesday at the state public health laboratory in Austin, and the results came back around midnight. A second test will be conducted by the Centers for Disease Control […]

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    Dozens injured when Chicago-bound Megabus crashes on I-65 in Indiana

    A tour bus heading to Chicago and carrying dozens of people flipped over in Indiana. The Megabus was headed to Chicago from Georgia when it crashed  at 4:25 a.m. on Interstate 65 in the northbound lanes near mile marker 98 in Greenwood, Indiana. According to Indiana State Police, officers were initially sent to the area for a car crash, but when they arrived on scene they also discovered an overturned tour bus. Police say the bus crashed while trying to […]

  • Perfect weekend weather on tap

    Nice sunny weather on tap for the weekend,  before storms move in.

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    Chicago police captain shot in Englewood standoff; 1 man in custody, 1 dead

    A Chicago Police Captain wounded during a long stand-off in the Englewood neighborhood is hospitalized Wednesday in serious condition, but is expected to survive. Captain Edward Kulbida suffered a graze wound to the head, and was also shot in the shoulder. He is said to be cracking jokes, and is surrounded by family and fellow officers. “I just was so grateful that he was alive, and I said ‘Officer, God protected you and the angels were watching over you, and […]

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    Michael Phelps to take “some time away” from swimming after DUI arrest

    Olympic swimming great Michael Phelps says he is “taking some time away” from swimming and will “attend a program that will provide the help I need to better understand myself” following his arrest for driving under the influence in Baltimore last week. Phelps made the announcement in a series of tweets Sunday. He tweeted “The past few days have been extremely difficult.  I recognize that this is not my first lapse in judgment, and I am extremely disappointed with myself.  […]

  • Paralyzed artist shares his talent through painting with his mouth

    A painter in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood brings a special brand of talent which he didn’t know he had growing up and it’s paying off. From brush to canvas, it doesn’t take long to see Antonio Davis’ talent. “I love the texture and the feel of the oil paints” Davis says.  “As a kid, it just came naturally. I’ve been painting now, actually, all my life.” “If you asked anybody in my family they knew somehow I would always become an […]

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