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  • 1-minute forecast: Temps in 40s, sunshine early with increasing clouds

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  • High levels of carbon monoxide make students, teachers sick at suburban KinderCare

    TINLEY PARK, Ill. — Rescue personnel responding to reports of a carbon monoxide leak at a KinderCare in Tinley Park detected a  high level of CO Thursday evening, according to reports. Firefighters arrived at the early childhood education center on 175th Street and 80th Avenue around 5 p.m. Thursday. Students and teachers reported getting sick, likely from carbon monoxide poisoning. Crews eventually detected a CO level of 210 ppm. Information provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on the […]

  • Ohio girl dies one day after she was diagnosed with strep throat and flu

    MASON, Ohio—  A family and community in Ohio is mourning the loss of a 10-year-old girl who passed away this week after she was diagnosed with strep throat and influenza. WXIX reports Sable Gibson was diagnosis Tuesday morning, and school officials report it led to a cardiac arrest later that day. In a social media post, Mason City Schools stated, “Please join us in keeping the Gibson family in our daily thoughts and prayers as they navigate these very difficult […]

  • Snoop Dogg to headline at Illinois State Fair

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois State Fair lineup is taking shape – fo’ shizzle. Snoop Dogg will be headlining on Friday, August 16th on the Grandstand. Snoop will be joined by Warren G, Twista and others.   Rap icon and entertainment legend Snoop Dogg is coming to the 2019 Illinois State Fair! Snoop Dogg and Friends will perform Friday, August 16 on the Grandstand stage — tickets go on sale this Spring! pic.twitter.com/R7zrlKIUFu — Illinois State Fair (@ILStateFair) February 21, […]

  • Lawmakers pass ‘Tommie’s Law’ to make animal cruelty charge a felony in Virginia

    RICHMOND, Va. — Ten days after a pit bull named Tommie was found tied to a pole and on fire at Abner Clay Park in Jackson Ward, Virginia’s legislature passed a bill that would stiffen the penalty for animal cruelty.  Even though the bill is based off another animal cruelty case, some are dubbing it “Tommie’s Law.” According to WTVR in Richmond, the legislation by Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach) increases the penalty for “cruelly or unnecessarily beating, maiming, mutilating, […]

  • Local hospitals seeing increase in ice injuries

    CHICAGO — Several Chicago-area hospitals have reported an increase in the number slipping related injuries this winter. Hospital staff said they are seeing more people come in for broken hips, ankles and wrists. More ice means more chances to slip and fall. Doctors said aside from being extra careful, there are some preventative things you can do to avoid taking a fall, like exercising to help strengthen bones. The exercise doesn’t have to be high intensity.  Consistent walking at an […]

  • WGN-TV to air season 2 of ‘Backstory with Larry Potash’ Sunday nights beginning March 3

    CHICAGO — Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV will premiere the second season of “Backstory with Larry Potash” Sunday, March 3 at 8:30 p.m. CT. Subsequent episodes will run Sunday nights in March at the same time. Potash explores the backstory behind some of the most intriguing tales in history, culture, religion and science from Chicago and beyond. Each show will also stream at WGNTV.com/Live. Encores will air late Sundays at 11:30pm on WGN-TV and Mondays at 7pm CT on CLTV. Check […]

  • Man, 57, shot and killed at homeless encampment

    CHICAGO — A man was shot and killed Monday on Chicago’s South Side at an encampment for people experiencing homelessness. The Chicago Fire Department said the 57-year-old man was shot near Taylor Street and Des Plaines Avenue in the South Loop around 5 p.m. The man was taken to Stroger Hospital with a gunshot wound to the stomach in critical condition.  He was later pronounced dead. Some who live at the encampment told WGN News the two men were involved in […]

  • Flo Rida to headline Naperville’s Rib Fest

    NAPERVILLE, Ill. — Flo Ride is coming to the Naperville Ribfest this summer. The festival announced Monday that Flo Rida will perform on July 5th. Tickets start at $20 and are on sale now.   Flo Rida joins Billy Idol and Brantley Gilbert as the festivals other headliners.

  • Sunday Brunch: Panzerotti

    Angelo Lollino, the owner Massa Café Italiano in Elmwood Park showcased a few dishes and shared a recipe for Panzerotti. Panzerotti are salted, deep fried, pockets of dough filled with melted mozzarella cheese, tomato sauce and toppings. Massa Café Italiano 7434 W North Ave Elmwood Park, Ill. 60707 708-583-1111 Massacafe.com Panzerotti recipe: Ingredients: – Dough (3oz dough balls) 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup lukewarm water (adjust water to texture of dough) 2 teaspoons active dry yeast 2 tablespoons olive […]

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