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  • Mother and baby rescued, 5 injured in Indiana apartment fire

    GRIFFITH, In. — Five people were injured, one seriously, in an apartment fire in Northwest Indiana. The fire broke out around 2 a.m. Wednesday while most residents were sleeping at the Park West apartment complex, at 1108 Reyome Drive, in Griffith. Police arrived first to the scene and immediately rescued a mother and her baby from the top floor. Firefighters then rescued four other residents from balconies. Dozens of others were able to safely escape the fire. Two officers and […]

  • Suspect shooter in Buffalo Grove double homicide is ex-husband of victim: police

    BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. — Buffalo Grove police named a suspect after a couple was shot and killed in their apartment complex parking garage, and that suspect is the ex-husband of one of the victims. Police said they are looking for 64-year-old Anatoliy Ermak. He may be driving a white Nissan Versa hatchback with the Florida license plate number KCFK75. He is suspected of killing both his ex-wife Nataliya Ermak, 55, and her husband Roman Frid, 69. The victims were shot […]

  • ‘A horrific accident:’ Police say missing men’s car lost control, plunged into lake

    CHICAGO — The two bodies pulled from the DuSable Harbor Tuesday morning were identified as the missing men who were last seen at River North nightclub over the weekend. The Cook County Medical Examiner confirmed the identities of Joseph “Joey” Ramos, 22, and Antonio “Tony” Lemon, 21. Chicago police spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi tweeted Tuesday afternoon that no foul play was suspected and it was a “horrific accident.”  The car the men were in appeared to have lost control and went […]

  • Watch moment Tom Hanks finds out he’s actually related to Mr. Rogers

    NEW YORK — Tom Hanks may have got the surprise of his life at the New York screening of “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.” While on the red carpet, the actor was told by Access Hollywood that according to, he is related to Fred Rogers. Hanks portrays Mr. Rogers in the new 2019 biopic. The report revealed Hank is a sixth cousin of Rogers, with their common ancestor being Johannes Meffert. Watch the moment Hanks finds out he […]

  • Cubs’ Kris Bryant and wife announce pregnancy in emotional video

    CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs’ third baseman is expecting a little slugger! Kris Bryant announced on Instagram Tuesday that he and his wife, Jessica, are having a baby. In an emotional video titled “The Bryants,” the couple reveals they are expecting a boy in April 2020. View this post on Instagram Life is getting interesting, and I couldn’t be happier! A post shared by Kris Bryant (@kris_bryant17) on Nov 19, 2019 at 8:39am PST The caption of the video reads: […]

  • 18-month-old girl missing from Chicago’s South Side located, reunited with family

    CHICAGO — Chicago police have announced an 18-month-old girl was found safe and has been reunited with her family. The toddler was reported missing by police around 6 a.m. Tuesday. She was last seen with her grandfather Monday in Chicago’s Kenwood neighborhood. Around 9:50 a.m., a police notification said the child was found “without incident.” No other details were available.

  • 19-year-old charged with fleeing police in SUV linked to fatal shooting of nurse in Little Village

    CHICAGO — A man has been charged after a high-speed police chase of a SUV matching the description of a vehicle linked to the fatal shooting of a nurse in Little Village, according to police. Armando Lopez, 19, was charged with aggravated fleeing of a police officer and ignoring two traffic control devices. Prosecutors said Lopez was behind the wheel of a silver SUV, linked to Friday’s murder of registered nurse Frank Aguilar.   When police tried to pull Lopez over, […]

  • Robbery crew strikes 8 times within 4 hours on Chicago’s North Side

    CHICAGO — Four teenage potential suspects have been taken into custody after a series of robberies within a four-hour span Sunday. Chicago police said the three teenage boys and teen girl, all between the ages of 13 and 14, fit the descriptions in some of the incidents, But the victims’ of the robberies were not completely certain if the teens were those involved. Police first reported robberies Sunday evening at the following locations: 1100 West Dickens Avenue 1700 North North […]

  • Backpack catches fire on aircraft at Midway Airport, Chicago police say

    CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Department Bomb and Arson Unit responded Monday to Midway Airport a backpack caught fire on an aircraft. Chicago police received the call around 10:30 a.m. According to the Chicago Department of Aviation, the incident happened on Southwest Airlines flight No. 285, outbound to Austin, Texas. The plane was grounded at the time. The fire was struck and no injuries were reported. The Chicago Fire Department told WGN the cause may have been a battery charging […]

  • Morton College student arrested after assault-style weapons found in his car on campus

    CICERO, Ill. — A Morton College student is facing charges for possessing assault-style weapons on campus. Anthony Guban, 25, was arrested after a witness reported seeing assault-style weapons, handguns and ammunition inside his car in a parking lot on Nov. 14 — the same day a teenager went on a deadly shooting spree at his high school in California. Police said they subsequently discovered more than a dozen guns and 3,000 rounds of ammunition at Guban’s home in Berwyn. Guban […]

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