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  • Several people stabbed; one dead on the University of Texas campus in Austin

      AUSTIN, Texas – One person was killed and two were injured in a stabbing Monday afternoon on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin, officials said. The Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services reported that one victim was dead at the scene and two were transported with possibly serious injuries. The stabbings occurred near Gregory Gym, and one person was in custody, according to a tweet from the Austin Police Department. University police also were responding. Police were […]

  • CTA bus involved in crash on South Side, 3 injured

    CHICAGO – Three men were injured early Sunday morning in a crash involving a CTA bus. It happened at 3:45 a.m. at the intersection of 95th Street and South Stoney Island. Police say a white Honda Accord and a dark-colored Toyota Camry collided in the intersection and then the Honda slammed into the front end of the bus. Three men were transported to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening. Police have not said if any of the injured […]

  • Sunny forecast to end the weekend before rain moves in

    It will be a perfectly sunny Sunday to wrap up the weekend!   Lots of sunshine on tap today and high temperatures will top out near 70 degrees before the rain moves in during the week. For the latest weather updates, go to wgntv.com/weather.

  • Sunday Brunch: Bananas Foster French Toast

    Executive Chef Massimo Gaffo from the Rosebud Restaurant Group joined us for a special Easter Sunday Brunch.  He made Bananas Foster French Toast. You can also have it made for you at: Carmine’s 1043 N. Rush Street, Chicago http://www.rosebudrestaurants.com Bananas Foster French Toast Banana 6 pieces 1 3/4 inch cut Challah Bread 8 eggs 4 cups of milk 1 c maple syrup 1 c of honey 1 Tb. cinnamon 1 tsp rum extract zest of prange Mix together all ingridients Take […]

  • Clouds and rain put a damper on Sunday

    Plenty of clouds and windy conditions today as rain showers pop up during the afternoon.  Temperatures top out in the mid-50s.

  • Sunny Saturday on tap before the rain returns

    The sun makes a return this weekend as temperatures top out in the mid-50s.  Soak up the sun before the rain makes a return next week.  

  • Man stabbed on CTA bus on Chicago’s Far South Side

    CHICAGO – Chicago Police are looking for a man who stabbed another man on a CTA bus overnight. It happened at about 3:30 a.m. near 103rd Street and South Michigan Avenue in the Roseland neighborhood. Police say the victim, a 29-year-old man, got on the bus with his attacker and they got into an argument which escalated into a fight. The other man pulled out a knife and stabbed him several times in the chest. The bus stopped at 103rd […]

  • More than 30 cars involved in pileup on Kennedy Expressway: state police

    CHICAGO — Illinois State Police say snowy weather caused two crashes on a Chicago expressway that involved a total of 34 cars. A State Police spokesman says seven people sustained minor injuries in Monday night’s pileup on the Kennedy Expressway. Both wrecks occurred in the express lanes of the highway on the city’s North Side. Police say both crashes happened in the same area and the express lanes were closed for hours. Local lanes of the expressway remained open. Additional […]

  • One person is dead, two others injured in North Side shooting

    CHICAGO – Three men were shot on Chicago’s North Side overnight and one of those men died from his injuries. It happened at about 12:30 a.m. in the 6300 block of North Broadway Avenue in the Edgewater neighborhood.   Police say two men were shot after they stepped off a party bus that had pulled over and stopped near a Dunkin Donuts. Someone pulled up in a dark-colored SUV and fired several shots.   Witnesses say they heard 4-5 shots. […]

  • Man cut in the face during fight on Northwest Side

    CHICAGO –  Chicago Police are looking for a man who slashed another man who tried to break up a fight on the city’s Northwest Side. The victim, 19, tried to intervene in a fight between the man and two women in a parking lot across from the “La Villa” Restaurant in the 3600 block of North Pulaski Avenue in the Old Irving Park neighborhood.  It happened at about 1:05 a.m. Police say the man pulled out a knife and the victim […]