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Sunday, Aug 20, 2017 at 05:28 PM CDT

Slaying Was Part of Murder-Suicide Sex Fantasy: Prosecutors

Slaying Was Part of Murder-Suicide Sex Fantasy: Prosecutors

Prosecutors alleged Sunday that the men charged in the “gruesome” stabbing death of a 26-year-old hairdresser committed the crime as part of a sexual fantasy of “killing others and then themselves.”

5 hours ago

Ohio Judge Shot, Fires Back in Apparent Ambush-Style Attack

Ohio Judge Shot, Fires Back in Apparent Ambush-Style Attack

Two people attacked a judge in Ohio who was walking to work at the Jefferson County Courthouse Monday morning, wounding him after gunfire broke out, NBC News reported. Judge Joseph J. Bruzzese, Jr. fired...

30 minutes ago

Md. Man Admits to Stabbing, Killing Sister, Cousins: Police

Md. Man Admits to Stabbing, Killing Sister, Cousins: Police

The man who police say has confessed to stabbing his 6-year-old sister and two young cousins Friday made a series of strange outbursts during a wild court hearing Monday, and will now get a mental evaluation.

3 hours ago

Navy to Probe Pacific Fleet After Two Collisions at Sea

Navy to Probe Pacific Fleet After Two Collisions at Sea

The U.S. Navy ordered a broad investigation Monday into the performance and readiness of the Pacific-based 7th Fleet after an early morning collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker in Southeast...

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017 at 10:56 AM CDT

Where You Can Still Find Eclipse Glasses in Chicago Area

Where You Can Still Find Eclipse Glasses in Chicago Area

If you're hoping to watch the solar eclipse as it happens Monday, you're going to need a pair of specialty glasses (or a few other contraptions). But the glasses are going fast.

3 hours ago

Stone Mountain Poses Another Test for Confederate Symbols

Stone Mountain Poses Another Test for Confederate Symbols

The huge raised-relief images show a Confederate trinity sitting astride their horses, high above the ground. Hats held across their chests, President Jefferson Davis and Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas...

3 hours ago

Eclipse Will Cost Almost $700M in Productivity: Researchers

Eclipse Will Cost Almost $700M in Productivity: Researchers

American workers ducking out to view Monday's total solar eclipse will cost employers at least $694 million, according to one estimate. Reuters reported that a outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas...

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 07:51 AM CDT

Man Wins $259K With 40-Cent Bet at Fla. Horse Racing Track

Man Wins $259K With 40-Cent Bet at Fla. Horse Racing Track

A horseplayer Saturday turned 40 cents into more than $250,000, hitting the Rainbow 6 at Gulfstream Park. Gulfstream's Rainbow 6 is a 20-cent bet. The bettor, who was using a New York Racing Association...

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 07:17 AM CDT

Adler Planetarium Prepares for Solar Eclipse Festival

Adler Planetarium Prepares for Solar Eclipse Festival

Solar eclipse mania has taken over the Adler Planetarium. They're hosting a huge block party Mondaytowatch the once-in-a-lifetime event. Lisa Chavarria reports. 

Monday, Aug 21, 2017 at 05:49 AM CDT

USS McCain Collides With Oil Tanker; 10 Sailors Missing

USS McCain Collides With Oil Tanker; 10 Sailors Missing

Vessels from several nations are searching Southeast Asian waters for 10 missing U.S. sailors after an early morning collision Monday between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker ripped a gaping hole in the...

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