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40 Shot, 4 Fatally, in Memorial Day Weekend Violence

40 Shot, 4 Fatally, in Memorial Day Weekend Violence

  A 15-year-old girl who was riding in a car on Lake Shore Drive was among the four people killed in shootings across the city so far this Memorial Day weekend. 36 others have been wounded from...

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.

Lawmakers in Springfield With No Compromise in Sight

Lawmakers in Springfield With No Compromise in Sight

In a rare Sunday session, lawmakers are back in Springfield ahead of the May 31st deadline, but the one person who is not there— Mayor Rahm Emanuel— is being singled out by Governor Bruce...

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.

Flooding in Texas, Kansas as Wild Weather Hits Carolinas

Flooding in Texas, Kansas as Wild Weather Hits Carolinas

Five people were killed and at least three others were reported missing after heavy rain hammered the Plains states, triggering flooding over the holiday weekend, NBC News reported. Four bodies were discovered

2 Dead, 6 Wounded in Houston Shooting

2 Dead, 6 Wounded in Houston Shooting

A man came into a Houston auto detail shop and began "randomly shooting," killing a man known to be a customer and putting a neighborhood on lockdown Sunday before being killed by a SWAT officer, police...