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Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 05:28 PM CDT

3 Students Hurt After Lightning Strike

3 Students Hurt After Lightning Strike

Three students were injured when lightning struck as they waited for a bus in the Round Lake Heights area Thursday morning, according to authorities and school officials.

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 07:25 AM CDT

Diamondbacks Avoid Sweep with 9-0 Win Over Cubs

Diamondbacks Avoid Sweep with 9-0 Win Over Cubs

After resting most of their regular hitters, the Arizona Diamondbacks came through with a big win to avoid falling further behind in their playoff chase.

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 at 06:11 AM CDT

4 Shot, Including Baby and Teenager, in South Loop

4 Shot, Including Baby and Teenager, in South Loop

At least four people were shot —including a 6-month-old baby— when a man wearing a ski mask opened fire on a vehicle in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood Wednesday night, authorities said.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 10:48 PM CDT

Cars Broken Into During Exercise Classes in Chicago Area

Cars Broken Into During Exercise Classes in Chicago Area

A thief or thieves are targeting folks who leave valuables in their parked cars in the Chicago area--including Wednesday morning when at least two women who were in an exercise class had their purses stolen.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 09:23 PM CDT

Preckwinkle Chief of Staff Forced to Resign After Allegation

Preckwinkle Chief of Staff Forced to Resign After Allegation

On the eve of Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s announcement for Chicago mayor, she announced more details on why her chief of staff, John Keller, resigned.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 08:02 PM CDT

Person May Have Pointed Gun at Kids a Naperville Park: Cops

Person May Have Pointed Gun at Kids a Naperville Park: Cops

Police are looking for a person who may have pointed a gun at a group of children Tuesday afternoon at a park in west suburban Naperville.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 07:56 PM CDT

Failed Efforts to Authenticate Lincoln Stovepipe Were Secret

Failed Efforts to Authenticate Lincoln Stovepipe Were Secret

Failed efforts to authenticate Abraham Lincoln's ownership of a stovepipe hat were kept secret for years by the nonprofit group that owns the hat.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 08:46 PM CDT

Will County Mechanic Saves Overdose Victim Days After Receiving Free Training

Will County Mechanic Saves Overdose Victim Days After Receiving Free Training

As the opioid epidemic continues to take more lives, officials are urging everyone to be prepared.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 05:59 PM CDT

Sessions Blasts Rahm Emanuel, ACLU in Chicago Visit

Sessions Blasts Rahm Emanuel, ACLU in Chicago Visit

Attorney General Jeff Sessions visited the Chicago-area on Wednesday, blasting the ACLU and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel for their stances on crime.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 at 07:27 PM CDT

Chicago Church Sparks Controversy After Burning Pride Flag

Chicago Church Sparks Controversy After Burning Pride Flag

A Chicago Catholic parish is causing controversy after parishioners burned a rainbow pride flag, ignoring an order from the Chicago Archdiocese.

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