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  • Man shot by ICE agent on Chicago’s Northwest Side

    CHICAGO  —   A man was shot by an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent early Monday morning on Chicago’s Northwest Side. It happened at about 6:20 a.m. in the 6100 block of West Grand Avenue. The family says the man who was shot, 53-year-old Felix Torres did not have a gun, but federal agents says one was pointed at them and that’s why they fired.  Torres was struck in the left arm and seriously injured. 36th Ward Alderman Gilbert Villegas says […]

  • Matt Fortuna previews a unique Final Four on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – It’s highlight unlikely that many college basketball fans had these four teams making their way to Phoenix at the end of March. You know what, that’s OK. With Gonzaga, North Carolina, Oregon and South Carolina, the 2017 Final Four gets a unique mix of teams team that many in the past cannot boast. The Bulldogs and Gamecocks are in the National Semifinals for the first time while the Ducks are in for the first time since 1939. Meanwhile […]

  • #FeedonThis: An Final Four feel to Man Crush Monday

    CHICAGO – When you have a weekend full of great storylines, first-time winners and a buzzer beater, it’s easy to love college basketball. Hence Josh Frydman and Andy Masur went looking in the NCAA Tournament to find a selection for Man Crush Monday on Sports Feed. Not suprisingly, the pair made picks from two of the Final Four teams that share a border. Their selections are part of the #FeedonThis from the show and you can watch the segment in […]

  • Sports Feed previews the NL West on Monday

    CHICAGO – If there is a main contender for the Cubs in the National League, you’ll find them in the West Division. Maybe this year they will stay healthy. Even after losing two-dozen players to injury in 2016, the Dodgers still managed to win the NL West and advance to the NLCS where they lost to the World Series champion Cubs. But first they have to get out of their division, which features another team that made the playoffs last […]

  • Amtrak train derails at Union Station

    CHICAGO —  Amtrak officials say three cars derailed when a train carrying about 200 passengers from the East Coast arrived in Chicago. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari says he has received no reports of any serious injuries from the Monday morning derailment. He says the train was switching from track to track when three cars in the middle of the eleven-car train lost contact with the track. Officials say train No. 49 was arriving in Chicago from New York and Boston. […]

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  • Chicago FOP chief to meet with Trump admin, plans to ask for help

    CHICAGO — The president of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police flew to Washington Monday morning for a meeting on Chicago’s gun violence with members of the Trump Administration. Dean Angelo tells WGN News it’s unclear when the meeting will take place and whether President Trump will be there. He was assured it would be early in the week. Angelo says he’s excited for the chance to speak on behalf of 12,000 officers who are doing their jobs under the cloud of public […]

  • Daley may testify in restaurant tax break controversy

    Former Mayor Daley’s health may delay police torture suit

    CHICAGO — A status hearing is scheduled this morning in a federal lawsuit over alleged torture by Chicago police. But former Mayor Daley may not be able to give a deposition. He has an undisclosed medical issue. A man who says he was tortured under former police commander Jon Burge wants Daley questioned about it. The judge asked for Daley’s medical records, which were sealed last week for “attorneys’ eyes only.” That’s a problem for the defense, which wants to […]

  • Man charged in hammer attack on brother’s girlfriend

    JOLIET, Ill. — A 36-year-old man from Shorewood is accused of hitting his brother’s girlfriend in the head with a hammer, then setting her home on fire. It happened around 2 p.m. Saturday in Joliet. Police found Timothy Gregory standing in the victim’s driveway with blood on his shirt and hands. The 36-year-old woman was transported to St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet and had to be placed in a medically induced coma, because of severe head wounds. Police charged Gregory with […]

  • 14-year-old among 3 killed, 29 injured in weekend shootings across Chicago

    CHICAGO — Another violent weekend in Chicago left three people shot to death, 29 others wounded. Among the dead was 14-year-old Laquan Allen of West Humboldt Park — who survived being shot last year. He was walking in the 4900 block of West Hubbard Saturday afternoon when he was shot in the behind. The shots came from a passing car. Police say Laquan Allen was on the sidewalk Saturday afternoon when a vehicle drove by and someone inside shot him. He died […]

  • Woman killed while walking on Tri-State Tollway; driver flees scene

    HAZEL CREST, Ill. — A 31-year-old woman was killed while walking on the southbound lanes of the Tri-State Tollway. The accident happened just before 8:10 p.m. Sunday near suburban Hazel Crest. Illinois State Police say the car ran over the woman who was walking by mile marker 3 1/2 near Halsted Street on the southbound lanes of Interstate 80/294. The vehicle involved in the crash did not stop, according to troopers. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators did not know […]