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Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Magnitude 6.1 Quake Rattles Rome, Central Italy: Officials

Magnitude 6.1 Quake Rattles Rome, Central Italy: Officials

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude estimated at 6.1 has rattled Rome and central Italy in the middle of the night.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Back From Rio, Swimmer Jimmy Feigen Apologizes

Back From Rio, Swimmer Jimmy Feigen Apologizes

U.S. Olympic swimmer Jimmy Feigen on Tuesday made his first public comments about the incident in Rio de Janeiro last week that involved Feigen, Ryan Lochte and two of their teammates. In a written statement...

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Strong Quakes Rattles Central Italy: 11 Dead

Strong Quakes Rattles Central Italy: 11 Dead

A strong earthquake rocked central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 11 people were reported dead in two hard-hit towns where rescue crews raced to dig survivors...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Scammers Targeting Students, Better Business Bureau Warns

Scammers Targeting Students, Better Business Bureau Warns

There are plenty of things to worry about as the new school year begins, from textbooks to teachers and everything in between. But now students and parents have one more thing to watch out for as the Better...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Rio Police Expand Scalping Probe of Irish Olympic Council

Rio Police Expand Scalping Probe of Irish Olympic Council

The man named to head Ireland's Olympic committee after its president was arrested in a ticket-scalping case during the Rio Games is also suspected of participating in the scheme but left Brazil before he could...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Pearl Jam Stop Mid-Song, Eject Concert-Goer at Wrigley Field

Pearl Jam Stop Mid-Song, Eject Concert-Goer at Wrigley Field

Perhaps he seemd to recognize his face when Pearl Jam frontman and Evanston native Eddie Vedder stopped mid-song at Monday night’s concert at Wrigley Field to teach an apparently unruly fan a lesson in...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Duke the Dog Wins 3rd Term as Mayor of Minn. Town

Duke the Dog Wins 3rd Term as Mayor of Minn. Town

The four-legged mayor of a northwestern Minnesota village greets voters like a true politician. Duke, a 9-year-old Great Pyrenees, won a third one-year term as honorary mayor of Cormorant Township on Saturday.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Fact Check: Clinton Campaign’s 'Kremlin' Deception

Fact Check: Clinton Campaign’s 'Kremlin' Deception

Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, Robby Mook, made the baseless insinuation that Donald Trump compromised national security by inviting a man with Russian ties to his intelligence briefing. Appearing on...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Fact Check: Trump Twists Facts on Clinton's Immigration Plan

Fact Check: Trump Twists Facts on Clinton's Immigration Plan

Donald Trump’s new TV ad on immigration creates a misleading comparison, saying that under Hillary Clinton, “illegal immigrants convicted of committing crimes get to stay” but under Trump, “terrorists and...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016

Report: Thieves Steal $1K Bounty of Razors From CVS

Report: Thieves Steal  $1K Bounty of Razors From CVS

Police in Chesterton, Ind. are looking for two men they say stole more than $1,000 worth of razor blades from a CVS in less than four minutes, the Times of Northwest Indiana reports.

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Trump Says Chicago's Violence Can Be Stopped in a Week

Trump Says Chicago's Violence Can Be Stopped in a Week

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump told Bill O’Reilly Monday that he thought Chicago’s violence could be stopped within a week using “tough police tactics."

MLB Announces 2016 Postseason Schedule

MLB Announces 2016 Postseason Schedule

The Chicago Cubs are drawing ever closer to a division title, and fans looking to plan their October baseball viewing now have the official MLB playoff schedule to look at.

Man Accused of Raping Woman He Picked Up Outside Club

Man Accused of Raping Woman He Picked Up Outside Club

A Lake View man was ordered held on $5 million bail Tuesday for allegedly raping an “intoxicated and disoriented” woman he picked up outside the now-closed Castle Chicago nightclub three...

4 Killed, Including 3 Children, in Apartment Building Fire

4 Killed, Including 3 Children, in Apartment Building Fire

Four people were killed, three of whom were children, in an extra-alarm fire in a South Side apartment complex early Tuesday morning.

Strong Quakes Rattles Central Italy: 11 Dead

Strong Quakes Rattles Central Italy: 11 Dead

A strong earthquake rocked central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 11 people were reported dead in two hard-hit towns where rescue crews raced to dig survivors...

Obama Visits Flood-Damaged Louisiana in Show of Support

Obama Visits Flood-Damaged Louisiana in Show of Support

Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern Louisiana "even after the TV cameras leave" on a visit aimed in...