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    Another round of hot and humid weather could bring more storms

    CHICAGO –  There will be another round of heat and humidity in Chicago today as the heat dome continues its grip on the Midwest.   Temperatures will hit the mid-90s with heat indexes near 100 degrees.    Scattered thunderstorms could pop up across the region this afternoon.  

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    The heat is on for the weekend

    The heat and humidity will create some very dangerous conditions again today.    Heat indexes could top 100 degrees away from the lakefront.  

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    2 teens shot, 1 fatally, in Kenwood

    CHICAGO — Chicago police are investigating after two teenagers were shot early this morning in a Kenwood alley. One died at the scene, the other remains hospitalized. Police are still looking for suspects. Police say the 15- and 16-year-old boys were walking down the alley near 47th and Ellis, when witnesses say a red minivan pulled into the alley and someone inside started shooting. The 15-year-old was shot in the head and died at the scene, the 16-year-old was shot […]

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    Mother jumps on hood of car as thief drives off with kids inside

    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — A mother tried to stop a thief from stealing a car with her kids inside by jumping on the hood. Tatanisha Golden says she stopped at convenience store near Los Angeles Sunday night. Her children, ages 1 and 2 years old, were asleep in their car seats so she left them in the car with the engine running. When she looked outside a few minutes later a man was stealing her car. Tatanisha jumped on the […]

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    Man shot by police on the South Side

    CHICAGO — Chicago police officers shot and injured a man on the South Side. It happened at 1:15 a.m. in the 1800 block of East 87th Street in the Calumet Heights neighborhood. Officers were called to the scene for a suicidal man with a gun. Police say the man refused to drop his gun and pointed it at officers. One officer shot the man in the leg and another officer deployed his taser. The man was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening […]

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    ‘Person of interest’ in custody following East Side barricade situation

    CHICAGO — Chicago police say a person of interest is in custody after shots were fired at officers on the Far South Side early Sunday. The SWAT team was called to a hostage barricade situation in Chicago’s East Side neighborhood. Police say someone fired shots at an officer near the 10300 block of South Avenue N in the East Side neighborhood at 3:38 a.m. The officer was not injured and police did not return fire, but the suspects reportedly fled into nearby […]

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    Bahamian government warns its citizens about travel to United States

    Citing “racial tensions in some American cities,” Bahamas has issued a travel warning for its citizens thinking about a trip to the United States. The alert, posted Friday – the day after five police officers were shot dead in Dallas – is not unlike the advisories issued by the Department of State for U.S. citizens traveling to unstable and war-torn nations. “We wish to advise all Bahamians traveling to the US but especially to the affected cities to exercise appropriate caution generally,” […]

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    1 dead, 2 wounded in West Side shooting

    CHICAGO – A man is dead and two others are injured after a shooting on the Chicago’s West Side. It happened just after 11:30  p.m. Friday,  as the group stood on the sidewalk in the 500 block of North Lavergne in the Austin neighborhood. A 59-year-old man was shot in the arm and later died at the hospital. A 32-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy were also struck and taken to the hospital, where their conditions were stabilized overnight. No word […]

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    Wyoming teen finds dead body while playing Pokemon Go

    RIVERTON, Wyo. — A 19-year-old girl in Wyoming found a body floating in a river Friday morning while she was trying to catch a miniature monster in the mobile game Pokemon Go, officials confirmed. County 10 in Wyoming reports Shayla Wiggins went to a natural water source in order to catch a water-type Pokemon, which is when she saw a body floating a few feet from the shore of the Wind River. “I was walking towards the bridge along the shore when […]

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    Man fatally shot during barbecue on Chicago’s South Side

    CHICAGO – A man is dead and a woman is wounded in a shooting on Chicago’s South Side. A 41-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman were barbecuing in a vacant lot in the 6600 block of South Union Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood at about 11:30 p.m. Monday. Police say a black SUV drove down the street and someone inside opened fire, shooting the man in the armpit. The woman was struck in the back.   Both victims were transported […]