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Rapper Travi$ Scott Arrested at Lollapalooza
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Rapper Travi$ Scott Arrested at Lollapalooza

Texas rapper Travi$ Scott was arrested at Lollapalooza for telling fans to jump the barricades and storm the stage. Read »

2 hours ago
Chicago Man Completes Stunning 4-Month Fitness Challenge

Chicago Man Completes Stunning 4-Month Fitness Challenge

When Chicago documentary-maker Kenneth Yoder first began his fitness transformation on the cusp of his 40th... Watch »

Aug 1, 2015
Advocates Want More Done to Curb Hot Car Deaths

Advocates Want More Done to Curb Hot Car Deaths

Hot car deaths are down for the year, but that isn’t stopping parents from looking for long-term solutions to an... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
Man Charged With Stealing Suitcase of Wigs From O'Hare

Man Charged With Stealing Suitcase of Wigs From O'Hare

A Chicago man faces a felony charge after he allegedly stole a suitcase full of human hair wigs for cancer patients... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Kyle Long Rides in Style on New Tricycle at Bears Camp

Kyle Long Rides in Style on New Tricycle at Bears Camp

Chicago Bears training camp has a parking lot full of expensive sports cars, but Kyle Long has found his own unique... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Obama to Speak at Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas

Obama to Speak at Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas

President Barack Obama will be the keynote speaker at a Las Vegas summit on clean energy later this month. Read »

30 minutes ago
Thousands in Israel Rally After Gay Pride Parade Stabbing

Thousands in Israel Rally After Gay Pride Parade Stabbing

Thousands of Israelis attended demonstrations across the country on Saturday, two days after an ultra-Orthodox... Read »

36 minutes ago
Empire State Building Shines Light on Endangered Species

Empire State Building Shines Light on Endangered Species

The landmark Empire State Building, known for its stunning light displays, shined brightly with digital light... Read »

57 minutes ago
Obama Tweets to NASA Astronaut if He Ever 'Freaks Out'

Obama Tweets to NASA Astronaut if He Ever 'Freaks Out'

The last person astronaut Scott Kelly expected to get a message from while spending a year in the International... Read »

47 minutes ago

Your 2015 Lollapalooza Photos

Viewers sent us their photos from Lollapalooza 2015, featuring Paul McCartney, Metallica, Florence + the Machine and... View »

Aug 1, 2015
Suitcase Found on Reunion Island to Be DNA Tested

Suitcase Found on Reunion Island to Be DNA Tested

Technicians will look for DNA on a suitcase fragment found on Reunion Island, the French territory where plane... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
At Least 27 Lollapalooza Festival-Goers Hospitalized

At Least 27 Lollapalooza Festival-Goers Hospitalized

At least 27 people were sent to hospitals on Day One of Lollapalooza due to alcohol- and heat-related causes. Watch »

4 hours ago
Man Drowns After Connecticut Bar Fight

Man Drowns After Connecticut Bar Fight

A man drowned in the water behind a restaurant on the Bridgeport/Fairfield line after a fight broke out early... Read »

6 hours ago
Police Investigate Aurora Township Home Invasion

Police Investigate Aurora Township Home Invasion

Authorities are investigating a home invasion that occurred early Saturday in west suburban Aurora Township. Read »

6 hours ago
Officer Indicted for Fatal Traffic Stop Seen in Heated 2014 Exchange

Officer Indicted for Fatal Traffic Stop Seen in Heated 2014 Exchange

A video shows the University of Cincinnati cop charged with fatally shooting Samuel Dubose, an unarmed black driver,... Read »

6 hours ago
Peruvian Officials Rescue 54 Captives From Shining Path Rebels

Peruvian Officials Rescue 54 Captives From Shining Path Rebels

Peruvian security forces rescued 54 adults and children, mostly members of the Ashaninka indigenous group, being... Read »

6 hours ago
Authorities Restrict Hunting After Cecil's Killing

Authorities Restrict Hunting After Cecil's Killing

Zimbabwe has suspended the hunting of lions, leopards and elephants in an area where a lion popular with tourists... Read »

6 hours ago
Chicago Preliminary Budget Estimate Shows Huge Shortfall

Chicago Preliminary Budget Estimate Shows Huge Shortfall

A preliminary budget released by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel shows a gaping budget shortfall for 2016 that could grow... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Search Continues for Woman Missing After Swim With Friends

Search Continues for Woman Missing After Swim With Friends

A 20-year-old suburban woman is missing after disappearing underwater Friday evening while she and her friends went... Watch »

6 hours ago
Lawsuit Filed in 2014 Lollapalooza Biting Attack

Lawsuit Filed in 2014 Lollapalooza Biting Attack

Just as this year’s Lollapalooza music festival kicked off this weekend, a man who claims he was bit by an... Read »

Aug 1, 2015

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