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Tuesday, Jun 27, 2017 at 07:30 AM CDT

Exploding Playground Slide Burns Wisconsin Boy, Mother Says

Exploding Playground Slide Burns Wisconsin Boy, Mother Says

A slide was removed from a Wisconsin playground after it exploded and injured a child.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 07:49 PM CDT

City to Pay Nearly $1.3 Million to Family of Boy Killed in Chase

City to Pay Nearly $1.3 Million to Family of Boy Killed in Chase

A City Council committee voted unanimously Monday, to recommend payment of $1.275 million to the family of an 11 year old boy, who was killed by a driver fleeing police.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 07:58 PM CDT

Mayor Invites Musk to Chicago to Talk O'Hare, Downtown Train

Mayor Invites Musk to Chicago to Talk O'Hare, Downtown Train

Elon Musk, the entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX, is in talks with Mayor Rahm Emanuel about constructing a high-speed underground rail line connecting the city’s downtown area and O’Hare International...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 05:58 PM CDT

Motion Filed to Fight Release of 'Making a Murderer' Inmate

Motion Filed to Fight Release of 'Making a Murderer' Inmate

Attorneys for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" petitioned for his immediate release Friday after a federal appeals court ruled that his confession was coerced. Lawyers...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 06:01 PM CDT

Man Attacked Resident With Cans in Pillowcase, Knife: Cops

Man Attacked Resident With Cans in Pillowcase, Knife: Cops

A 60-year-old Chicago man knocked on the door of an acquaintance in the north suburbs last week before pummeling him with a pillowcase full of canned goods and stabbing him in the neck with a knife, police...

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 05:28 PM CDT
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12 Things to Know About Cook County's New Beverage Tax

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Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 04:36 PM CDT

Family of Man Killed by Girl With Machete Files Suit

Family of Man Killed by Girl With Machete Files Suit

The family of a north suburban Uber driver, allegedly killed by a 16-year-old girl with a machete last month, has filed a lawsuit against Wal-Mart for letting her leave the store without paying for the weapons.

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Family of Man Killed by Drunken Driver Sues Suburban Bars

Family of Man Killed by Drunken Driver Sues Suburban Bars

Karaline Madigan and her son T.J. are still grieving.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 04:08 PM CDT

Wisconsin Business Leaders Raise Concerns on Highway Tolling

Wisconsin Business Leaders Raise Concerns on Highway Tolling

Wisconsin business leaders say a plan to introduce highway tolling to help pay for road work could hurt the economy.

Monday, Jun 26, 2017 at 03:50 PM CDT

Puggle Tossed From Car Window Reunited With Family: Police

Puggle Tossed From Car Window Reunited With Family: Police

A 1-year-old Puggle that was thrown from a moving car was reunited with its family recently—but authorities are still trying to determine who tossed the pooch and why.

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