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    VP Biden’s son discharged from Navy after failing drug test

    Vice President Biden’s youngest son was discharged from the Navy Reserve after testing positive for cocaine. It was just revealed that Hunter Biden, 44, was discharged in February, after failing a drug test in June of last year. It came less than a year after he was selected for the part-time position as a public-affairs officer. Biden released a statement through his attorney saying he regrets his actions, but supports the navy’s decision. It went on to read,  “With the […]

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    Police search for child luring suspect on South Side

    Chicago police are looking for a man who tried to lure two children away from their home on the city’s South Side. Several people watched the man as he offered the 10 and 12-year-old children money Sunday night, in the 7800 block of South Kilpatrick Avenue. A parent of the children, and several neighbors, chased off the man. He was last seen about two blocks away, near 79th Street and Kolmar Avenue. The man police are looking for is described […]

  • 2 killed in crash on Bishop Ford

    Two men died when their car crashed into a semi on the Bishop Ford freeway near Cottage Grove early Sunday morning. Witnesses say the car was speeding and the semi had slowed down as it approached a construction zone. The car got stuck underneath the semi. The 26-year-old and the 25-year-old victims were pronounced dead at the scene. The crash shut down the southbound lanes for several hours.

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    Police release sketch of Sauganash sexual assault suspect

    Chicago Police released the sketch of a man they are looking in connection with the sexual assault of a woman in the Sauganash Neighborhood. Police say the man slapped the woman in the butt Wednesday morning in the 4300 block of West Peterson Avenue, then ran off. They say the same man came back moments later, and fondled her again. A man matching the attacker’s description was later seen running naked along a jogging path in the area. The man […]

  • Coast Guard rescues man in bubble running across ocean to Bermuda

    The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a man who was attempting to run from Florida to Bermuda … yes, run! Reza Baluchi was using an inflatable bubble that he made to run across the ocean. But, he got too tired. The Coast Guard picked him up Saturday morning and brought him to an air station in Florida. They first became aware of Baluchi earlier in the week when they received reports of a disorientated man in a bubble off the coast […]

  • No significant cancellations at O’Hare, Midway airports

    Flights at O’Hare and Midway airports are getting back to normal. According to the Chicago Department of Aviation, as of 8:45 p.m. Saturday, flights at O’Hare were experiencing delays averaging 25 minutes for both in and outbound flights.  About half-a-dozen flights were delayed by about 30 minutes at Midway. Neither airport had what the department called ‘significant’ cancellations. The Federal Aviation Administration is still dealing with air traffic control issues, more than a week after a fire at its facility in […]

  • Chicago Fire Fest fizzles after technical problems

    Thousands who braved the cold to attend the inaugural Great Chicago Fire Festival left feeling burned by the experience. Model Victorian homes that were floating in the Chicago River were supposed to go up in flames Saturday night, but crews couldn’t really get them to catch fire. Had the stunt gone as planned, a symbol of Chicago would have been revealed in the ashes of each house. It was meant to celebrate the rebuilding of the city after the Great […]

  • Hong Kong protesters refuse to meet with government after clash

    Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong have called off scheduled talks with the government, after protesters clashed with critics who disagree with what they are doing. The protesters say police allowed the violence to happen. At least 12 people were injured, including six officers. Protesters have been occupying key government and financial districts for a week. They want the Chinese government to reverse a decision to only allow Beijing-approved candidates to run in Hong Kong’s elections.

  • Missing Malaysia Airlines flight search to resume

    After a four month hiatus, the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet is set to resume. The first of three ships is expected to arrive in the search zone on Sunday. Crews will comb a desolate stretch of the Indian Ocean, far off Australia’s West coast. Flight 370 disappeared in March during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board. The search has been on hold so experts could map the seabed in the search […]

  • Camera captures bear swimming in PA family pool

    A bear in Pennsylvania wasn’t ready to let go of summer just yet, and one family has the video to prove it. The bear came into their backyard and climbed into the pool. It lounged around for a bit, climbed out, but then decided to get back in … two more times. The homeowner says he’s surprised the bear didn’t break the sides of the above-ground pool, getting in and out of it so many times. His daughter is mad […]

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