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Mom Says ‘Black Shadow’ Told Her to Kill 2 Kids: Report

Mom Says ‘Black Shadow’ Told Her to Kill 2 Kids: Report

Elzbieta Plackowska faces 12 felony counts in stabbing deaths of son, girl and dogs.A Naperville mother saw a “black shadow” and thought her 7-year-old son and the 5-year-old she was babysitting in 2012 were...

6 hours ago

CTA Worker Injured After Touching Third Rail

CTA Worker Injured After Touching Third Rail

A CTA worker was injured when she made contact with the electrified third rail Wednesday morning on the North Side.

3 hours ago

Cubs Players Offer Support on Social Media to Storm Victims

Cubs Players Offer Support on Social Media to Storm Victims

With Hurricane Maria hammering Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, some members of the Chicago Cubs are playing with heavy hearts this week.

3 hours ago

Woman Dies at Health Club, Body Not Found for 2 Days

Woman Dies at Health Club, Body Not Found for 2 Days

A woman who was found dead at a suburban health club in July was not discovered for nearly two days in a bathroom stall at the facility, officials said.

3 hours ago

Ohio Mom Ran Over Teen Daughter Twice After Argument: Cops

Ohio Mom Ran Over Teen Daughter Twice After Argument: Cops

An argument between an Ohio mother and her teenage daughter ends in jail time. Ebony Woody faces multiple felonies, including vehicular assault after police say she ran over her daughter with her car --...

4 minutes ago

Maria Moving Away From PR After Knocking Out Power to Island

Maria Moving Away From PR After Knocking Out Power to Island

The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years tore off roofs and doors, knocked out power across the entire island and unleashed catastrophic flash flooding Wednesday in an onslaught that could...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 07:25 AM CDT

Rumored Shooting Threat Prompts Police Presence at Geneva HS

Rumored Shooting Threat Prompts Police Presence at Geneva HS

Rumors of a shooting threat at Geneva High School prompted a police presence Wednesday morning with staff and authorities checking students' bags and IDs.

3 hours ago

Earthquake Flattens Mexico City School, Killing 21 Children

Earthquake Flattens Mexico City School, Killing 21 Children

Firefighters, police and local volunteers pulled at least 25 bodies, all but four of them children, from a Mexico City school partially flattened by a powerful earthquake Tuesday, NBC News reported. At...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 09:02 AM CDT

Olympians, NYC Champs Added to Chicago Marathon Elite Field

Olympians, NYC Champs Added to Chicago Marathon Elite Field

The number of elite runners coming to Chicago for the 40th annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon just grew.

3 hours ago

Manafort Offered 'Private Briefings' to Russian Billionaire

Manafort Offered 'Private Briefings' to Russian Billionaire

Shortly before Donald Trump secured the Republican nomination last summer, his campaign chairman offered to provide private briefings on the race to a Russian billionaire with Kremlin ties, his spokesman...

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