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    3 teens stabbed during fight on West Side

    CHICAGO — Three teenagers are recovering after being stabbed while leaving a birthday party in Chicago. It happened just before 9 p.m. Saturday night in the 2400 block of West Roosevelt Road. Police say the three boys were involved in a large fight that broke out on the sidewalk. A 16-year-old was stabbed in the right shoulder. A 14-year-old boy was stabbed in the side of his body, and another 14-year-old was stabbed in the upper back. They are all […]

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    Lawyer: ‘El Chapo’ now wants to serve prison time in the U.S.

    A lawyer for Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman says his client now wants to serve his prison time in the United States. The Former Mexican drug lord is unhappy because prison guards are waking him up every four hours, to make sure he doesn’t escape again. It’s said to be causing him to suffer severe headaches. Guzman apparently wants to work out a deal where he will accept extradition and plead guilty to charges in the U.S. if he is sentenced […]

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    Thousands expected to attend Scalia funeral

    WASHINGTON — Thousands of people are expected to attend Saturday’s funeral in Washington for the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The Mass is being held at the nation’s largest Roman Catholic church, the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. It can hold at least 3,500 people. Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, will attend the service. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama paid tribute to Scalia at the Supreme Court […]

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    Crews end search for missing woman in Lake Michigan

    WHITING, Ind. — The search for a missing woman in Lake Michigan has been called off Saturday. The Indiana Dept of Natural Resources says they searched all day with sonar equipment but were unable to locate the woman. There were no plans to go back on Sunday but officials say they did a thorough search. The woman disappeared into the lake on Friday night. As to whether she jumped or fell in, the matter is still under investigation.    

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    Uber offering free helicopter rides today

    CHICAGO — Uber is offering free rides to love birds today.  But, these are sky high … in a helicopter. Uber is teaming up with Chicago Helicopter Experience to offer 15-minute private flights over the city, complete with drinks and appetizers. Here’s how it works: Open the Uber app between 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., then enter the promo code “CHOPPERCHI.” IF a helicopter is available, an Uber car will pick you and your date up and take you to […]

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    Reward offered in killing of Pilsen woman

    CHICAGO — Chicago police and the Cook County Crime Stoppers handed out fliers in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood Saturday about an unsolved murder. 25-year-old Aaren O’Connor was hit in the head by a stray bullet as she sat in a car outside her apartment last Friday in the 2000 block of 21st Street. Police think she was the unintended victim of gang violence. They haven’t disclosed the details of the investigation other than to say they’re following several leads and […]

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    Woman seriously hurt in Lake Shore Drive Crash

    CHICAGO — A 24-year-old woman was seriously injured in a four car crash on the South Side. It happened just after midnight, in the southbound lanes of Lake Shore Drive near 47th Street. One vehicle rolled over. The woman was ejected from the vehicle she was in, and taken to the hospital in serious condition. One person was arrested at the scene on suspicion of drunk driving. Charges are pending.

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    Video captured of deadly crane collapse in New York

    NEW YORK — Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered to safety during strong winds came crashing down onto a New York City street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars. Three other people were hurt by debris, two of them seriously. But city officials said it could have been much worse. “The fact is this is a very, very sad incident, said Mayor Bill de Blasio.” ”We’ve lost a […]

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    East Coast begins digging out after massive storm

    NEW YORK — Millions of Americans were preparing to dig themselves out Sunday after a mammoth blizzard with hurricane-force winds and record-setting snowfall brought much of the East Coast to an icy standstill. Travel bans barring non-emergency vehicles from the roads of New York City and Baltimore were lifted by early morning, and mass transit systems that had been partially suspended during the storm were scheduled to run again. But even as United Airlines said limited service might begin later […]

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    FBI took over then ran child porn website

    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is acknowledging that the FBI took over a child pornography website, but left it online in attempt to catch users. It happened over nearly two weeks, early last year. The admission was made in newly released court filings. The website had more than 215,000 registered users, and included links to more than 23,000 sexually explicit images and videos of children. 100,000 users accessed the site while it was under the FBI’s control. At least 137 […]

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