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Gorilla Shooting Sparks Memory of Brookfield Zoo Incident

Gorilla Shooting Sparks Memory of Brookfield Zoo Incident

A small boy climbed a railing and fell 18 feet into the gorilla den at the Brookfield Zoo.

Man Dies After Being Pulled from West Suburban Pond

Man Dies After Being Pulled from West Suburban Pond

A man died early Sunday after being pulled from a pond in west suburban Oak Brook, according to police.  At approximately 7:35 a.m., the Oak Brook Police and Fire Departments responded to a call...

Authorities Search for Person in Lake Michigan

Authorities Search for Person in Lake Michigan

Authorities are searching for a missing person in the water of Lake Michigan late Sunday afternoon, according to the Chicago Fire Department.  Shortly after 3 p.m., fire officials confirmed that...

Chicago Police Increasing Presence on Lake Shore Drive

Chicago Police Increasing Presence on Lake Shore Drive

Chicago Police will increase their presence on Lake Shore Drive for the remainder of the holiday weekend after two deadly incidents on the North Side within 24 hours, First Deputy Supt.

2 Dead, 3 Wounded in Houston Shooting

2 Dead, 3 Wounded in Houston Shooting

Two people are dead, including a guman, and six others are injured after a shooting erupted in a west Houston neighborhood Sunday, forcing police to issue a-shelter-place order on Memorial Day weekend. Police...

State Warns of Toxic Algae Forming on Illinois Lakes, Rivers

State Warns of Toxic Algae Forming on Illinois Lakes, Rivers

State officials are warning anyone spending time on Illinois lakes and rivers to watch out for a type of rapidly growing algae that can cause illness and other health problems. The Illinois...