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Uzi Accident: Single Shot to the Head Killed Instructor

Uzi Accident: Single Shot to the Head Killed Instructor

A single shot to the head killed the Arizona shooting range instructor who was accidentally shot by a 9-year-old girl learning to fire an Uzi, the coroner said Thursday.

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Seat Recliner Fight Forced AA Flight to Land: Feds

Seat Recliner Fight Forced AA Flight to Land: Feds

A fight over a reclined seat was what forced an American Airlines flight to divert to Boston on Wednesday night, federal and local prosecutors said Thursday, just days after a heated fight over a seat...

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Obama's Tan Suit Lights Up Social Media

Obama's Tan Suit Lights Up Social Media

President Barack Obama sported a tan suit Thursday at a press conference, and scores of self-appointed fashion police and Twitter analysts took note. The comparatively summery shade marked an unusual style...

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Pro-Rahm Super PAC Schemes to Add More Allies in City Council

Pro-Rahm Super PAC Schemes to Add More Allies in City Council

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's re-election super PAC is targeting 53 alderman candidates with a questionnaire designed to weed out pro-Rahm supporters from potential foes. The Sun-Times reports that Chicago...

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Bears vs. Browns: 5 Questions to Answer

Bears vs. Browns: 5 Questions to Answer

The Chicago Bears have some questions that still need to be answered, and we take a look at five of the most pressing as they enter their final preseason game against the Cleveland Browns.

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Surf Park Planned for Montrose Beach

Surf Park Planned for Montrose Beach

8/28/14: Can you imagine surfing on Lake Michigan? It's about to get a little easier. LeeAnn Trotter reports.

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Evergreen Park Mayor Tells Story for West Nile Prevention Campaign

Evergreen Park Mayor Tells Story for West Nile Prevention Campaign

8/28/14: Evergreen Park Mayor Jim Sexton, who survived the West Nile virus, is telling his story and warns the public of the the mosquito-borne virus. Nesita Kwan reports.

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Study Finds New Info About Germs in Your Home

Study Finds New Info About Germs in Your Home

Sorry, clean freaks. No matter how well you scrub your home, it's covered in bacteria from your own body. And if you pack up and move, new research shows, you'll rapidly transfer your unique microbial...

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Thursday Nights: "Parenthood," "Bad Judge"

Thursday Nights: "Parenthood," "Bad Judge"

A look at NBC's fall primetime lineup for Thursday nights, featuring the final season of "Parenthood," new show "Bad Judge" starring Kate Walsh and "A to Z," a romantic comedy about a young couple navigating the...

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Tuesday Nights: "The Mystery of Laura," "Marry Me"

Tuesday Nights: "The Mystery of Laura," "Marry Me"

A look at NBC's fall TV lineup for Tuesday nights, featuring two new shows called "Marry Me" starring Ken Marino and Casey Wilson and "The Mysteries of Laura," starring Debra Messing as Detective Laura Diamond...

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11-Year-Old Girl Describes Attempted Luring

11-Year-Old Girl Describes Attempted Luring

Man uses cash to try to lure three children down an alley.

Bears vs. Browns: 5 Players to Watch

Bears vs. Browns: 5 Players to Watch

The Chicago Bears will be taking on the Cleveland Browns to wrap up the preseason on Thursday night, and even though the team's starters won't be playing much, there are still several players worthy of your...

Joan Rivers Hospitalized in NYC

Joan Rivers Hospitalized in NYC

Comedian Joan Rivers was taken to a Manhattan hospital after she stopped breathing while having throat surgery at a clinic in the city Thursday morning, multiple sources familiar with the situation say.

Simulated Surf Park Planned for Montrose Beach

Simulated Surf Park Planned for Montrose Beach

Company seeks to build a simulated surf machine, along with a beachside cafe and patio.

Judge Throws Out Koschman Lawsuit Against Police

Judge Throws Out Koschman Lawsuit Against Police

A federal judge on Thursday threw out a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Nanci Koschman, the mother of 21-year-old David Koschman, who died from a single punch thrown by former Mayor Richard M. Daley's nephew,...

High-Ranking Chicago Cop Charged in Brutality Case

High-Ranking Chicago Cop Charged in Brutality Case

Harrison District Cmdr. Glenn Evans released on his own recognizance amid charges he jammed his gun in a man's mouth while holding a Taser to the man's groin.