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  • Sunday Forecast: Lots of sun

    Plenty of sun is in the forecast as the Bears take on the Green Bay Packers at Soldier Field. Temperatures will be in the mid to upper 70s for the noon kickoff.  

  • Things to do in Chicagoland

    Free museum day and parks clean-up for National Public Lands Day are among a long list of things to do in Chicagoland this weekend.  

  • Lots of sun and pleasant temperatures in the weekend forecast

    Sunny skies and temperatures in the upper-70s and maybe even 80 are in store for Saturday and Sunday.    

  • Cubs to play final home game before renovations begin

    The Chicago Cubs will play their final home game of the 2014 season Wednesday night, the last game before a giant video screen is installed at Wrigley Field. The $575 million renovations of the 100-year-old ball park are expected to begin sometime over the next few days. The walls along Kenmore Avenue will be torn down to make way for the major changes in the outfield. By opening day next April, the Cubs hope to have a brand new video […]

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    Former NFL kicker Rob Bironas killed in crash

    NASHVILLE, Tenn — Former Tennessee Titans kicker Rob Bironas, 36, was killed in a single-vehicle crash Saturday night near his Nashville home. “Bironas was traveling at a high rate of speed,” Nashville Police said in a written statement, “when he lost control in a curve shortly after 11 p.m. The SUV traveled off the right side of the road and struck a line of trees before it came to rest upside down in a large culvert area.” Bironas was later […]

  • Summer ends with a chance of rain and then beautiful weather to follow

    Some parts of the Chicago area may experience some rain fall Sunday, the official end to summer.   Temperatures will then remain the 70s with plenty of sunshine.

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    Teen charged in murder of retired Chicago Police sergeant

    Another arrest has been made in the murder of a retired Chicago Police sergeant. A 16-year-old boy has been charged with killing Elmer Brown, 73,  during a home invasion last March. Police say the teen and two others terrorized Brown and his wife, before they shot and killed Brown. Earlier this month, Jesse Kazmierski, 18,  was also charged with the murder. Police are still searching for a third suspect. Brown served on the police force for 38 years. Investigators say […]

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    Local hospitals restrict visitors to stop spread of Enterovirus D68

    Several Chicago-area hospitals are taking precautions to stop a respiratory virus from spreading. Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Advocate Lutheran General in Park Ridge and Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood are not allowing children under 18 years old to visit patients. Adults with cold-like symptoms are not allowed to visit patients until further notice. Doctors are concerned about Enterovirus D68, or EV-D68. There are no confirmed cases at those hospitals but they do suspect dozens of patients […]

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    Storms causing problems for morning commute

    As the severe weather moves through the Chicago area, commuters are experiencing slick roads and slow spots. Drivers are advised to leave early this morning and anticipate much slower conditions on the road. LATEST UPDATES GO TO CHICAGO WEATHER CENTER    

  • 4 children killed, 2 adults injured in Far South Side fire

    Four children have been killed in a fire at an apartment building on Chicago’s Far South Side. The children’s mother, Shamaya Coleman, and her boyfriend, Nate Johnson, also were taken to the hospital in critical condition after they jumped from the burning building. The children have been identified as 16-year old Carliysia Clark, 13-year old Carlvon Clark, 12-year old  Shamarian Clark and 7-year old Eriana Smith. The fire started at 3:40 a.m. Monday at a building located at 11238 S. […]

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