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Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 04:55 PM CST

Woman Dies After Slipping, Falling in Front of Metra Train: Officials

Woman Dies After Slipping, Falling in Front of Metra Train: Officials

A woman has died after she was struck and critically injured by a Metra train Thursday morning on the Milwaukee District West line in northwest suburban Elgin.

Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 09:06 AM CST

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Thursday, Nov 16, 2017 at 08:00 AM CST

Security Changes Coming to Midway Ahead of Thanksgiving

Security Changes Coming to Midway Ahead of Thanksgiving

A robust economy has people on the move for the holiday, but TSA and the Chicago Department of Aviation says security improvements debuting at Midway Airport Thursday should help get travelers through more...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 11:31 PM CST

Elderly Carjacking Victim Returns Home

Elderly Carjacking Victim Returns Home

Wednesday night the elderly victim of a carjacking returned home after a terrifying day. He was the central character in a story that began with a carjacking, lead to a police chase, and finally ended with a...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 11:22 PM CST

Des Plaines School Supt. to Resign Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Des Plaines School Supt. to Resign Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

The superintendent of a northwest suburban Des Plaines school district is leaving his position amid allegations he sexually harasses co-workers. Trina Orlando reports.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 11:16 PM CST

The Biggest Killer of Firefighters is Not Fire

The Biggest Killer of Firefighters is Not Fire

We ask them to face danger on a daily basis, but the biggest killer of America's firefighters is not fire itself, and often takes it's toll after they've served years--even decades on the job. Phil Rogers...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 11:00 PM CST

After Alleged Frameups, 15 Convictions to Be Vacated at Thursday Morning Hearing

After Alleged Frameups, 15 Convictions to Be Vacated at Thursday Morning Hearing

In an unprecedented move, State’s Attorney Kim Foxx will vacate the convictions of 15 individuals, who say they were framed by a crew of alleged rogue cops who operated for years on Chicago’s South Side. Dick...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 10:47 PM CST

Police Warn of 'Scrawny' Robber in Northwest Indiana Targeting Small Businesses

Police Warn of 'Scrawny' Robber in Northwest Indiana Targeting Small Businesses

A “scrawny” robber who wears a hood or mask and implies having a weapon is targeting small businesses in Northwest Indiana, police say. Natalie Martinez reports.

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 09:15 PM CST

Amazon Announces Whole Foods Discounts For Certain Members

Amazon Announces Whole Foods Discounts For Certain Members

Amazon has announced a new discount at Whole Foods, but it's only for members of it's Prime subscription. Prime members will get coupons for cheaper turkeys this Thanksgiving. Amazon says it's a sneak peak...

Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017 at 09:09 PM CST

Weight Watchers Makes Diet Wine

Weight Watchers Makes Diet Wine

Weight Watchers is getting into the wine business. The weight-loss company is rolling out a new line of low-calorie wines. The first one is a sauvignon blanc from New Zealand with only 85 calories per glass....

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