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  • Photos show Aurora man accused of stealing 8-year-old’s shopping bags: police

    AURORA, Ill. — Aurora police are asking for help identifying a man who they say stole Justice store shopping bags from an 8-year-old girl, who used her birthday money to buy herself the items. Surveillance images from April 7 show the man walking away from the Round One Entertainment Center at the Fox Valley Mall. In one image he’s carrying a shopping bag. The suspect was last seen wearing a burgundy shirt, jeans and tan colored boots. Anyone with any […]

  • Mr. Fix It with items for your lawn mower

    Mr. Fix It reviews helpful products you can use on your lawn mower.

  • US Rep. Adam Kinzinger on Trump’s wall, immigration reform

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, who recently got back from a  Air National Guard deployment to the southern border, said the situation at the U.S.-Mexico dividing line is overwhelming. The Channahon Republican said not only is a wall necessary, but fixing asylum laws and bettering immigration reform is also important. “When you have people overwhelming the system — somebody declares asylum — they have to go in front of a judge and we don’t have enough judges,” Kinzinger said […]

  • Feds charge 24 in $1.2 billion Medicare scam

    Federal officials have busted a $1.2 billion dollar medicare scheme. Prosecutors say two dozen people, including doctors prescribed unnecessary back, shoulder, wrist and knee braces. In the scheme, “telemarketers” called seniors offering orthopedic braces that had been advertised on television and radio. The defendants then laundered the proceeds through international shell companies and used the money to buy cars, yachts and luxury items. Officials say the government can recover some of the lost money by taking some of the fraudsters’ […]

  • Airlines have completely stopped ordering the 737 Max

    Airlines are holding off on orders for Boeing’s 737 Max — the latest sign of how deeply the company’s best-selling jet has been thrown into crisis. Boeing (BA) released data Tuesday that showed only 10 of the planes were ordered in the first two months of 2019. There were no orders in March, the month that a 737 Max jet flown by Ethiopian Airlines pilots crashed in that country, killing everyone aboard. It was the second fatal crash involving a Max in […]

  • Jeff Garlin loses it again during interview with Skip Parker

    Jeff Garlin joined WGN Morning News for another Cubs home opening day celebration at Wrigley — and lost it, again, during his interview with Skip Parker. Watch the interview in the player above  

  • Six Flags Great America to debut Wi-Fi and new coaster

    GURNEE, Ill. — Six Flags Great America opens soon, along with its much anticipated new coaster—Maxx Force. It won’t be ready in time for opening day, but it’s due to open this summer. Maxx Force will go from zero to 78 miles an hour in under two seconds, and take riders upside down five times. Six Flags is also adding Wi-Fi in the park in early May. The park opens on April 19.

  • Victoria Osteen talks new book ‘Exceptional You’ and living life with a positive outlook

  • 3rd grader reports the Friday morning forecast

    Friday forecaster: Quinn Douglas, 3rd grader, University of Chicago Laboratory Schools

  • Mr. Fix It brings you products you can attach to your garden hose

    Mr. Fix It reviews easy and helpful products you can attach to your garden hose and use around your home.

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