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  • Elderly couple attacked during home invasion

    CHICAGO — An elderly couple was attacked during a home invasion late Thursday night. The victims were home in the 5400 block of West Henderson when an unknown number of offenders, in black hooded sweatshirts, got in and ransacked the place. They may have gotten inside through a side window. An 81-year-old man and a 77-year-old woman were both attacked. They are in stable condition, but they suffered some facial injuries. Their neighbors say the victims were already dealing with health […]

  • At least one shot in early morning shooting on expressway

    CHICAGO – At least one person shot and three others were wounded in a shooting on a Chicago expressway early this morning. Police say the shooting happened around 2:45 a.m. on I-57 in the inbound lanes near 115th St. Evidence markers taken up, vehicle being towed. Looks like I-57 could be opening up soon following a shooting & crash in the IB lanes. pic.twitter.com/8cqjJNHJOo — Courtney Gousman (@cgousman) May 29, 2017 Witness report hearing several shots and then a car […]

  • 1 killed, two dozen wounded in Memorial Day shootings in Chicago

    CHICAGO —   One person is dead and 24 others injured following a string of shootings in Chicago over the Memorial Day weekend. A 15-year-old boy was killed Sunday evening in the 1600 block of South St. Louis Ave in the Lawndale neighborhood. Police say the teen was in a gangway with a 16-year-old girl when someone inside a grey sedan opened fire. The 16-year-old was grazed by a bullet. Last Memorial Day weekend, 69 people were shot, six of […]

  • Toddler in critical condition after being struck by car in Englewood

    CHICAGO — A 2-year-old girl is in critical condition after she was hit by car in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood. Police say she was hit when she ran into the street near 60th and Carpenter around 9 p.m. Sunday night. She was taken to the hospital and remains in critical condition. The 19-year-old woman who hit her then ran into a parked car. She was cited for driving without a license or insurance.

  • Chicago area Memorial Day ceremonies honor the fallen

    Several  events are  planned in the Chicago area as the country marks Memorial Day. An event the Baker Community in downtown Saint Charles took place to honor heroes no longer with us. Local Boy Scouts and veterans started the day with a flag raising ceremony followed by a gun salute. After the ceremony local Boy Scouts went to Saint Charles Cemetery to place flags by the graves of fallen heroes. The parade along the river begins at 10 a.m . […]

  • 1-minute forecast: Mostly sunny and dry for Memorial Day

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  • Blackhawks anthem singer Jim Cornelison carries on an Indy 500 tradition

    INDIANAPOLIS – His booming voice is no stranger to Chicago sports fans, but it was something new for those in Central Indiana. Stepping up the microphone at the top of the front stretch of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Jim Cornelison belted out words to a song known by a healthy amount of the 300,000 fans to which he was serenading. “Back Home Again in Indiana” is a tradition for the Indianapolis 500 race and the Blackhawks’ National Anthem singer had […]

  • Mike Pendleton discusses MMA & Bears on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – Is Conor vs Floyd going to happen? Will it be Glennon vs Trubisky all season long, or will there really be no Bears’ QB controversy for the rest of 2017? Those were part of the discussion on Sunday’s Sports Feed as Mike Pendleton from ChicagoLandSportsRadio.com joined Jarrett Payton on the show. The MMA writer discussed the possible McGregor-Mayweather fight in the future along with the Bears’ situation with signal callers this upcoming season. You can watch Mike’s segments […]

  • Cubs and White Sox are part of Kevin Powell’s Sports Feed appearance on Sunday

    CHICAGO – They are two teams headed in different directions when it comes to the present day, yet there is reason to be optimistic. The Cubs may not be off to as great of a start as 2016, but they’re still in a good position to contend for a second-straight World Series title. Meanwhile the White Sox, who are sacrificing this year in hopes of building for the future, have created buzz among their fan base with recent acquisitions. Kevin […]

  • Van flips over during police chase in Humboldt Park, 5 injured

    CHICAGO — Five people were injured when a police chase ended in a crash in Humboldt Park Saturday night. Officers were pursuing a van wanted in connection to a call of shots fired around 9 p.m. Saturday. The chase began at California and Division, and continued until the van crashed into another vehicle at Grand and Division, flipping on its side in the process. It hit a second car before stopping. Two men inside the van, and three people in one of the cars, […]

  • Illinois man accuses Dennis Hastert of sexual assault in new lawsuit

    CHICAGO — An Illinois man accuses Dennis Hastert in a new lawsuit of sexually assaulting him in a bathroom stall when he was a fourth-grader, at least the fifth such allegation against the former House speaker who will soon be released from prison in a hush-money case. The suit was filed in a suburban Chicago court for a man using the pseudonym Richard Doe. It alleges Hastert abused him after the boy stopped during a bicycle ride to use the […]