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  • Over 300,000 people in attendance at Chicago Women’s March

    CHICAGO –They came to Grant Park with a message. They came in groups of friends and as families. Some brought their young children. But for many in this crowd of more than 300,000, coming to the 2018 Chicago Women’s March wasn’t enough. They want these women–and those with them–to vote. The march attracted over 250,000 participants in 2017, and following a year where the #MeToo movement dominated headlines, organizers expected a large turnout again this year. President Donald Trump tweeted […]

  • Mr. Fix It with holiday gift ideas

  • Rep. Peter Roskam discusses tax relief and economy growth

    U.S. Representative Peter J. Roskam serves the 6th District of Illinois and is the Ways & Means Tax Policy Chairman for the 115th Congress. In this position, he plays a leading role in shaping America’s tax policy. He talked to WGN Morning News about tax relief and economy growth in what is expected to be  first major overhaul of the nation’s tax code in over three decades.

  • Dolton man killed in driveway, police investigating

    DOLTON, Ill. — Police in the south suburbs are investigation a deadly shooting. A man was shot on his driveway at 147th and Sheppard drive in Dolton some time after midnight. The victim was taken to a hospital in northwest Indiana, where he was pronounced dead. The man has not yet been identified and a motive for the shooting has not been released. Currently, there is no one in custody. This is a developing story. Please check back for updates. 

  • Son charged in murder of 86-year-old father in Canaryville

    CHICAGO — A suspect has been charged in the murder of an 86-year-old man from earlier this week in the Canaryville neighborhood. Donald McNamara’s son, 58-year-old Donald J. McNamara, has been charged with murdering his father. Donald has been charged with murder, intent to kill and/or injure. He has been denied bond. His father, McNamara, was discovered in his home at the 4100 block of south Wallace by his daughter. He was bleeding from a puncture wound to the back of […]

  • Police searching for missing 14-year-old girl from Clearing neighborhood

    Chicago police are searching for a missing teen last seen on August 13th in the Clearing neighborhood. 14-year-old Alexa Saavedra was last seen on the 6200 block of south Neenah. She was wearing a black jean jacket, black leggings and white converse high top shoes. She has brown hair, brown eyes, is about 5’06 and weighs about 160 pounds. If anyone has any information on her whereabouts, please contact police at 312.747.8380..

  • 1 dead, 1 critical after shooting in Marquette Park

    CHICAGO — Two people were reportedly shot in the Marquette Park neighborhood. It happened in the 6000 block of south Maplewood. The victims were reportedly standing on the sidewalk when an occupant in a dark-colored SUV fired shots. One 25-year-old male was reportedly shot in the chest and right arm and was transported to Mount Sinai Hospital where he was pronounced dead, reported police. A 23-year-old male victim sustained gunshot wounds to the abdomen and left arm and was also […]

  • 2 injured after car crashes into CTA Pink Line station in North Lawndale

    CHICAGO — Two people were injured this afternoon when a car crashed into a CTA Pink Line train station. It happened at about 2:30 p.m. at Central Park and Ogden in North Lawndale. Police say a car veered off the road, hit a 59-year-old pedestrian and then the station. That pedestrian and another person were taken to Mount Sinai Hospital. This is a developing story. Check back with updates.

  • Multi-vehicle crash shuts down I-80 lanes, injuries reported

    MINOOKA, Ill. – The westbound lanes of I-80 have been shut down near Minooka, Ill., due to a crash. The crash happened near Ridge Road just before 7 p.m. It involved a car and two semi-trucks. At least one person had to be airlifted from the scene, another person suffered minor injuries. Crews are still working to clear the wreckage.

  • 10 Illinois communities make list of 100 safest cities in America

    CHICAGO — Several cities across Illinois made the list of the Safest Cities in the country. The National Council for Home Safety and Security released its “Top 100 Safest Cities in America List.” 10 Illinois communities cracked the top 100. Wheaton came in at number six, the highest ranked Illinois city with only 12 violent crimes in 2016. Arlington Heights was number 15 followed by Hoffman Estates and Palatine at 16 and 17. And Mount Prospect rounded out the top […]

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