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Friday, Jul 1, 2016

8-Year-Old Boy Nearly Drowns in Cruise Ship Pool

8-Year-Old Boy Nearly Drowns in Cruise Ship Pool

A Caribbean-bound cruise ship that departed New Jersey on Thursday returned to shore after a boy nearly drowned in one of the boat’s pools, officials said. The 8-year-old boy had "an accident" in one of...

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Coyote Euthanized After Being Blinded by Bullet

Coyote Euthanized After Being Blinded by Bullet

A blind mother coyote rescued earlier this year after she was found shot in the head was euthanized Wednesday in Southern California. Officials decided to euthanize Angel after a veterinarian determined she was...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

Police, SWAT Respond to Possible Explosives in Wauconda Home

Police, SWAT Respond to Possible Explosives in Wauconda Home

Multiple intersections have been blocked and residents within the perimeter asked to evacuate immediately, according to police.

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

Police, SWAT Respond to Possible Explosives in Wauconda Home

Police, SWAT Respond to Possible Explosives in Wauconda Home

One man is in custody, and authorities urged evacuation of a neighborhood in north suburban Wauconda Thursday night as they investigated a home that may have had explosives, according to police.  Around...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

27 Arrested in Police Raid on Chicago's North Side

27 Arrested in Police Raid on Chicago's North Side

More than 25 people were arrested Wednesday on felony drug charges in a Chicago Police raid on the North Side. CPD conducted its latest raid Wednesday in the 19th District, which is headquartered near Wrigley...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

House to Vote on Terror Suspect Gun Measures: Source

House to Vote on Terror Suspect Gun Measures: Source

The House will move next week on an anti-terrorism package that will have a provision to stop suspected terrorists from buying guns, a source who participated in a House GOP conference call on Thursday...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

Suburban Bartender Stunned by Generous Tip

Suburban Bartender Stunned by Generous Tip

When Nicole Thompson received a $500 tip while bartending at a pizza restaurant in suburban Chicago last week, she almost couldn’t believe it. But when the same customer tipped her $1,000 just minutes later, she...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

Istanbul Victim Was Trying to Save Son From ISIS

Istanbul Victim Was Trying to Save Son From ISIS

One of the dozens of people killed in an attack on an Istanbul airport Tuesday was a doctor on a mission to save his son from the terror group ISIS, officials and friends said. Fathi Bayoudh, a Tunisian...

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

Governor Rauner Signs Stopgap Budget Measures

Governor Rauner Signs Stopgap Budget Measures

Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

Family of 5 Dead in Chaotic Murder-Suicide

Family of 5 Dead in Chaotic Murder-Suicide

A good Samaritan could not save a Las Vegas woman screaming for help as her gun-wielding estranged husband chased her from their home to two drug store parking lots in a chaotic murder-suicide that left a family...

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4th of July Travel to Break Record

4th of July Travel to Break Record

It's going to be a busy holiday weekend on the nation's highways. A record 43 million Americans are expected to travel this Independence Day weekend, with the overwhelming majority driving, according to AAA, a...

Where to Watch Parades in Chicago Area This Fourth of July

Where to Watch Parades in Chicago Area This Fourth of July

As the Fourth of July weekend kicks off, families can enjoy watching the Independance Day parades. Below is a list of parade routes and times in the Chicago area. July 1 Evergreen Park: 95th and...

Police, SWAT Respond to Possible Explosives in Wauconda Home

Police, SWAT Respond to Possible Explosives in Wauconda Home

One man is in custody, and authorities urged evacuation of a neighborhood in north suburban Wauconda Thursday night as they investigated a home that may have had explosives, according to...

Rauner Signs Stopgap Budget Compromise

Rauner Signs Stopgap Budget Compromise

The Illinois General Assembly approved a temporary budget compromise Thursday that will ensure schools open this fall and state services continue through the end of the year. The bills now await approval...

AG Will Accept Prosecutor Call on Clinton Case: Official

AG Will Accept Prosecutor Call on Clinton Case: Official

A Justice Department official says Attorney General Loretta Lynch "expects to accept" whatever recommendation career prosecutors make in the investigation into Hillary Clinton's handling of emails.

Chicago City Sticker Grace Period Ends

Chicago City Sticker Grace Period Ends

Beginning Friday, cars can be ticketed and fined immediately after their Chicago City Vehicle sticker expires. The fine is $200, and a new ticket can be issued daily, beginning the day after a sticker...