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    5 people shot in West Garfield Park

    Chicago — Police are on the scene of multiple shooting victims at 4400 W. Maypole, according to Chicago Police News Affairs. Five men were shot shortly after 5:00p.m. in West Garfield Park on the city’s west side.   Four of the men were shot in their arms and hands.  The fifth victim was shot in the back and transported to Mt. Sinai in critical condition. No other conditions are available, according to the police.

  • Severe thunderstorms moving through the area

    National Weather service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Cook, DuPage and Kane counties.  Severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Rolling Meadows to Bartlett.  Hazardous 60mph wind gusts and quarter size hail could accompany this storm.   Warning until 6:00p.m. 

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    Nearly 2 million pounds of chicken recalled

    Aspen Foods is recalling nearly 2 million pounds of frozen, raw, stuffed, and breaded chicken that may be contaminated with salmonella, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Services announcement. The recall comes after the USDA received reports of three people in Minnesota who became sick from mid-April to late June after eating Aspen products. The products in question include chicken Cordon Bleu, chicken with broccoli and cheese, chicken Kiev, chicken Parmesan, and buffalo-style chicken.  All […]

  • Severe thunderstorm warning issued

    National Weather service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Boone and east central Winnebago counties until 5:30p.m.  A severe thunderstorm was located over Timberlane or near Belvidere, moving east at 25mph.  Hazardous 60mph wind gusts and quarter size hail could accompany this storm.

  • Mother Nature put on an amazing show Saturday night

  • Truck driver faces charges, in I-55 multi-vehicle accident

    CHICAGO — The truck driver behind the wheel of a semi-trailer that crashed into vehicles on I-55 early Friday morning is facing charges today.  Mark Tipton, 52 of Crossville, Tennessee admitted he had fallen asleep before the crash and did not attempt to stop, according to Illinois State Police.  Five people were transported to local hospitals for treatment with non-life threatening injuries.  An additional nine people were treated on the scene for their injuries and released.  The Cook County State’s […]

  • Three charged in Lawndale fatal shooting

    Three male juveniles were arrested in connection for the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Kimon De’Shon Wheeler on June 17th. The juveniles approached Wheeler, who was with a group of youths on the 4100 block of west Cullerton and attempted to rob him.  When Wheeler turned to run he was shot in the back by the alleged offenders, according to Chicago police. All three juveniles were charged with first degree murder, attempted armed-robbery, and discharge of a firearm/bodily harm. The offenders […]

  • Chicago Bears release Ray McDonald after arrest for domestic violence

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP)– Chicago Bears have released defensive lineman Ray McDonald. Police say McDonald assaulted a woman who was holding a baby and was arrested for domestic violence in Northern California. Santa Clara police Lt. Kurt Clarke reports that McDonald was arrested at 7 a.m. Monday on suspicion of domestic violence and child endangerment. It was not immediately known if the woman or the baby were injured. “We believe in second chances, but when we signed Ray we were […]

  • WGN’s can’t-miss interview with Hawk Harrelson

  • Fighter jets escort Air France flight to NY after chemical weapons threat

    NEW YORK — Federal authorities scrambled fighter jets to escort an Air France flight from Paris to JFK international airport in New York after an anonymous threat. Police in Maryland received a call this morning about a “chemical weapons threat” on the flight. The Airbus A-330 plane landed in a secure area to be searched. So far nothing has been found.

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