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Monday, Jan 13, 2014 at 08:45 PM CST

Ex-Gang Members Help To Prevent Gang Violence

Ex-Gang Members Help To Prevent Gang Violence

Crime may not be as prominent during the winter months, but that doesn’t stop these former gang members from working to fight gang violence.

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1 Dead, Many Injured After Tent Collapses in Wood Dale

1 Dead, Many Injured After Tent Collapses in Wood Dale

One person has died and several others were injured after a tent collapsed in west suburban Wood Dale during Sunday's severe weather.

Lollapalooza Resumes After Brief Weather-Related Evacuation

Lollapalooza Resumes After Brief Weather-Related Evacuation

Lollapalooza was temporarily evacuated due to severe weather Sunday afternoon.

No Injuries Reported After Dome Collapses in Rosemont

No Injuries Reported After Dome Collapses in Rosemont

A dome at a ballpark in a northwest suburb of Chicago collapsed during severe weather Sunday while a game was supposed to be underway.

DNR: Body Matching Description of Missing Woman Recovered

DNR: Body Matching Description of Missing Woman Recovered

A body matching the description of missing 20-year-old suburban woman Chase Froese has been recovered two days after she disappeared underwater while swimming with friends.d.

Person of Interest in Custody in Fatal Memphis Officer Shooting

Person of Interest in Custody in Fatal Memphis Officer Shooting

A person of interest in the fatal shooting of a Memphis police officer was in custody on Sunday afternoon, police told NBC News. Authorities did not immediately identify the person in custody. The slain...

Police: Suburban Woman Shot After Firing Shots at Cops

Police: Suburban Woman Shot After Firing Shots at Cops

A Schaumburg woman was shot twice by police officers after she allegedly pointed a gun at them and fired shots at the officers Saturday evening.