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Report: Flint Water Pipes Replacement Cost Doubles
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Report: Flint Water Pipes Replacement Cost Doubles

Replacing water pipes due to the lead-tainted crisis in Flint could be at least twice the price of previous estimates, according to a report obtained by a newspaper. Engineering company Rowe Professional Services told the state the average cost for replacing a service water line... Read more »

Saturday, May 28, 2016
Gorilla Killed at Cincinnati Zoo After Child Climbs In Enclosure

Gorilla Killed at Cincinnati Zoo After Child Climbs In Enclosure

A gorilla was shot dead Saturday at the Cincinnati Zoo by an employee who feared the animal would harm a small child... Read more »

Sunday, May 29, 2016
Tropical Depression Takes Aim at Southeast

Tropical Depression Takes Aim at Southeast

Tropical storm Bonnie was downgraded Sunday morning as it headed toward the South Carolina coast, packing maximum... Read more »

2 hours ago
Illinois Students Solve Mystery of Civil War Headstones

Illinois Students Solve Mystery of Civil War Headstones

With more than a century of rain, wind, snow and pollution conspiring to erase what was once carved into a row of... Read more »

Saturday, May 28, 2016
Sanders Warns Clinton on Running Mate Pick

Sanders Warns Clinton on Running Mate Pick

Vermont Bernie Sanders warned democratic rival Hillary Clinton that her pick for running mate will be critical to... Read more »

2 hours ago
Syria's Cease-Fire Strengthens Al-Qaida Branch

Syria's Cease-Fire Strengthens Al-Qaida Branch

Al-Qaida's branch in Syria has recruited thousands of fighters, including teenagers, and taken territory from... Read more »

47 minutes ago
Teenager Killed, 2 Injured in Northwest Side Crash

Teenager Killed, 2 Injured in Northwest Side Crash

A teenager was killed and two other people were injured in a rollover crash early Sunday in the Portage Park... Read more »

48 minutes ago
Woman Fleeing Robbers Fatally Struck by Truck

Woman Fleeing Robbers Fatally Struck by Truck

A woman was killed and man injured when they were struck by a truck on Lake Shore Drive while running away from... Read more »

3 hours ago
UN: Over 700 Migrants Feared Dead in Mediterranean Sea

UN: Over 700 Migrants Feared Dead in Mediterranean Sea

The UN refugee agency says over 700 migrants may have drowned in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks south of Italy in the... Read more »

4 hours ago
North Side Parolee Charged with 2 Nuts on Clark Burglaries

North Side Parolee Charged with 2 Nuts on Clark Burglaries

A man who already had multiple convictions for burglary has been charged in connection with two break-ins at an... Read more »

Saturday, May 28, 2016
Caretaker Beat WWII Vet With Oxygen Tank: Police

Caretaker Beat WWII Vet With Oxygen Tank: Police

A 91-year-old World War II veteran is recovering after police say his caretaker beat him with his oxygen tank. The... Read more »

Sunday, May 29, 2016
Suburban Dad Completes 50-State Marathon Quest

Suburban Dad Completes 50-State Marathon Quest

A west suburban Chicago man has completed a lofty goal of running a marathon in all 50 states. Read more »

Saturday, May 28, 2016
Boy, 8, Struck By CTA Train in Evanston

Boy, 8, Struck By CTA Train in Evanston

A young boy was injured after being struck by a train in north suburban Evanston Saturday afternoon. According to... Watch »

Saturday, May 28, 2016
Rise in IVF Treatment in China for Second Child

Rise in IVF Treatment in China for Second Child

China's decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility... Read more »

Sunday, May 29, 2016
Senior Prank, Vandalism Lead to SoCal Animal Abuse Investigation

Senior Prank, Vandalism Lead to SoCal Animal Abuse Investigation

Officials are investigating two incidents of possible animal cruelty at Southern California high schools, and at... Watch »

Saturday, May 28, 2016
Man Steals ATM, Makes Getaway in Stolen School Bus: Police

Man Steals ATM, Makes Getaway in Stolen School Bus: Police

A Long Island man broke into a grocery store, stole an ATM and loaded it onto a stolen school minibus, police said... Read more »

Saturday, May 28, 2016
Pelicans Guard Fatally Shot While Breaking Into Dallas Apartment

Pelicans Guard Fatally Shot While Breaking Into Dallas Apartment

Bryce Dejean-Jones, a guard for the New Orleans Pelicans, was fatally shot after he kicked down the door of a Dallas... Watch »

Sunday, May 29, 2016
Man Sues McDonald's, Claiming Discriminatory Drive-Thru Policy

Man Sues McDonald's, Claiming Discriminatory Drive-Thru Policy

A blind Louisiana man has filed a class-action lawsuit against McDonald’s, claiming the Oak Brook-based fast... Read more »

Saturday, May 28, 2016
Suburban Man with Bombs Detailed Plans to Kill: Feds

Suburban Man with Bombs Detailed Plans to Kill: Feds

A Lindenhurst man accused of making pipe bombs in his home detailed in his journal plans of killing as many people... Read more »

Saturday, May 28, 2016
Girl Killed, Man Injured in Lake Shore Drive Shooting

Girl Killed, Man Injured in Lake Shore Drive Shooting

A teenage girl was shot and killed while riding in a car on Lake Shore Drive early Saturday morning.  The... Watch »

Saturday, May 28, 2016
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