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'American Idol' Hopeful Dies in Crash After Audition
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'American Idol' Hopeful Dies in Crash After Audition

One "American Idol" hopeful died and five others returning from the reality show audition were injured in a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 95 in suburban Philadelphia, police said. The crash occurred shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday in Lower Makefield Township. Police said the woman, Watch »

2 hours ago
Severe T-Storm Warnings Lifted; Damage Reported in Grayslake

Severe T-Storm Warnings Lifted; Damage Reported in Grayslake

High winds tore roofs off buildings and knocked out power in Grayslake, amid a bout of severe weather that swept... Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
Bat Boy, 9, Dies After Being Struck by Player's Swing

Bat Boy, 9, Dies After Being Struck by Player's Swing

A 9-year-old bat boy has died after being hit in the head during a National Baseball Congress World Series game. His Watch »

Aug 3, 2015
1 Dead, Many Injured After Tent Collapses at Family Festival

1 Dead, Many Injured After Tent Collapses at Family Festival

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

6 hours ago

Your Aug. 2 Storm Photos

Viewers sent us their photos of the storms that passed through the Chicago area Aug. 2, forcing Lollapalooza to... View »

5 hours ago
Lollapalooza Ends Early Due to Severe Weather

Lollapalooza Ends Early Due to Severe Weather

Lollapalooza was temporarily evacuated due to severe weather Sunday afternoon. Watch »

2 hours ago
Verdict to Be Read in Col. Theater Shooting Trial

Verdict to Be Read in Col. Theater Shooting Trial

Jurors signaled they have a verdict in the penalty phase. Read »

3 minutes ago
Defendant Killed Outside Mississippi Courthouse

Defendant Killed Outside Mississippi Courthouse

A man fatally shot a defendant waiting in a small courtyard outside a criminal courthouse in Canton, Mississippi... Read »

52 minutes ago
Chicago Man Wins $1 Million Lottery Prize

Chicago Man Wins $1 Million Lottery Prize

Carlos Herrera, 22, won $1 million in the lottery, and he has pledged to share the winnings with his relatives. Read »

55 minutes ago
Lane Closures for Jane Byrne Interchange Begin This Month

Lane Closures for Jane Byrne Interchange Begin This Month

Several lane closures around the Jane Byrne Interchange in Chicago will begin Aug. 21. Read »

2 hours ago
Mom Accused of Murdering Her Dad, 6-Year-Old Daughter

Mom Accused of Murdering Her Dad, 6-Year-Old Daughter

A central Florida woman is set to appear in court Monday after authorities say she shot and stabbed her father and... Watch »

42 minutes ago
Former British PM Was Accused of Sex Abuse

Former British PM Was Accused of Sex Abuse

Edward Heath, a former British prime minister, was accused of sex abuse involving children in the 1990's, the... Read »

2 hours ago
Teen Girl Fatally Shot in Gary: Police

Teen Girl Fatally Shot in Gary: Police

A 15-year-old girl was shot to death while driving in Gary, Indiana, police said. Read »

2 hours ago
Bobbi Kristina to Be Buried Next to Mom Whitney Houston in NJ Cemetery

Bobbi Kristina to Be Buried Next to Mom Whitney Houston in NJ Cemetery...

The body of Bobbi Kristina Brown will be laid to rest Monday at the same New Jersey cemetery where her mother, pop... Read »

51 minutes ago
Children Wounded in 2 Chicago Shootings Minutes Apart

Children Wounded in 2 Chicago Shootings Minutes Apart

A 6-year-old girl was shot and seriously wounded Sunday night in West Englewood on the South Side. Read »

3 hours ago
Man Dies After Being Pulled From Lake Near Oak Street Beach

Man Dies After Being Pulled From Lake Near Oak Street Beach

One of two men who were pulled from the water at Oak Street Beach Sunday afternoon has died. Read »

3 hours ago
Pioneer of In Vitro Fertilization Dies

Pioneer of In Vitro Fertilization Dies

Dr. Howard Jones, who pioneered in vitro fertilization in the United States, died Friday at a Virginia hospital... Read »

5 hours ago
Massive California Fire Swells to 60,000 Acres

Massive California Fire Swells to 60,000 Acres

The Rocky Fire racing across Northern California had burned 60,000 acres and was 12 percent contained by Monday... Watch »

2 hours ago
Barnacles Could Provide Clues to Where Jet Crashed

Barnacles Could Provide Clues to Where Jet Crashed

The 16-month mystery of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 may soon be solved, and barnacles encrusted on a... Read »

4 hours ago
Idaho Hunter Speaks Out on Her 'Kill' Photos

Idaho Hunter Speaks Out on Her 'Kill' Photos

As outrage pours in over the death of Cecil the lion, an Idaho hunter has been posting pictures on her Facebook page... Read »

4 hours ago

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