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Chicago Weather: Storms move into Chicago area; Excessive Heat Warning to go into effect Thursday

24 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

The Chicago area is bracing for several days of extreme heat beginning Thursday, with an Excessive Heat Warning to take effect Thursday afternoon.
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Storms cancel hundreds of flights in Chicago-area ahead of excessive heat

28 minutes ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

CHICAGO - Storms are moving through the Chicago area Thursday morning ahead of an Excessive Heat Warning goes that goes into effect at noon. As a result, cancellations and...
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Bulls Rumors: Shaquille Harrison Lands 1-Year Contract to Return to Chicago

1 hour ago   |   Bleacher Report

The Chicago Bulls have re-signed guard Shaquille Harrison on a one-year deal, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium. Harrison, 25, averaged 6.5 points, three...
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B/R NFL Expert Picks for 2019 Division Winners

1 hour ago   |   Bleacher Report

It's still a while until the NFL regular-season opener between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears on Sept. 5. But we're getting there. On Wednesday, veterans and rookies...
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5 hurt after Lake Michigan boat crash

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - Five people were injured after a powerboat crashed into a break wall on Lake Michigan. The crash happened around 10 p.m. Wednesday at Queen's Landing near Buckingham...
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Report: Police say Greg Johnson's death an apparent suicide

1 hour ago   |   NBC Sports

Johnson was with Nashville for the franchise's first season in the league.
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4 shot during party on Chicago's West Side

2 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - At least four people were shot at a party on the city's West Side. The shooting happened after midnight Thursday in the 3400 block of West Fulton Street in the East...
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National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum unveils 'Chance the Snapper' bobblehead

2 hours ago   |   ABC

You'll soon be able to capture your own version of Humboldt Park alligator, "Chance the Snapper".
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Former DePaul student critically injured after throat slashed in stabbing near campus

2 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A 22-year-old woman who was previously enrolled at DePaul University is hospitalized in critical condition after she was found stabbed near the school's Lincoln Park campus...
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Chicago's top cop ‘must stop misleading the public' about violence, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle says in heated letter to Mayor Lori Lightfoot

3 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle reignited her criticism of Chicago's police response to street violence this week in a letter to Mayor Lori Lightfoot that defended...
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Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 people on board, state media says

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker with 12 people on board, state media says

Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker accused of smuggling oil with a crew of 12, Iran's state TV reported Thursday. Read more ...

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

Police arrest Hawaiian protesters trying to block construction of telescope

Police have arrested several protesters blocking access to Hawaii's highest peak where a telescope will be constructed on land some Native Hawaiians consider sacred. Read more ...

Rory McIlroy off to worst start imaginable at British Open

Rory McIlroy off to worst start imaginable at British Open

Rory McIlroy went out of bounds on his first shot of the British Open, then left his ball unplayable in thick brush near the green and ended up with a quadruple-bogey 8. The... Read more ...

Frat bro found guilty in pledge's alcohol-related hazing death

Frat bro found guilty in pledge's alcohol-related hazing death

A former Louisiana State University student on Wednesday was found guilty of negligent homicide in the alcohol-related hazing death of a fraternity pledge two years ago. It... Read more ...

Hundreds of pages of emails about Tupac show Iowa official's fixation of...

Hundreds of pages of emails about Tupac show Iowa official's fixation of rapper before his ouster

He hosted weekly "Tupac Fridays" to play his music in the office, and he marked his own 65th birthday with Tupac-themed cookies, including ones decorated with the words "Thug... Read more ...

Suspect in deadly Japan fire yelled ‘You die!' during attack

Suspect in deadly Japan fire yelled ‘You die!' during attack

The suspected arsonist behind the blaze that killed at least 23 people and left scores injured at an animation studio in Japan yelled “You die!” when he burst inside and doused... Read more ...

Trump rails against Ilhan Omar, ‘the Squad' during raucous rally

Trump rails against Ilhan Omar, ‘the Squad' during raucous rally

President Trump railed against “the Squad” during a rally on Wednesday night, prompting chants of “send her back” when he mentioned Ilhan Omar. Trump skewered the four freshman... Read more ...

House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

The U.S. House detailed a maverick Democrat's drive to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color. Read more ...

Apollo 11 Astronaut and Space Station Crew Reflect on Epic Moonshot

Apollo 11 Astronaut and Space Station Crew Reflect on Epic Moonshot

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins recalled the epic journey that brought him to the moon 50 years ago, as International Space Station astronauts paid tribute to the first... Read more ...

Betting ban: Former Liverpool ace Daniel Sturridge suspended for 2 weeks for...

Betting ban: Former Liverpool ace Daniel Sturridge suspended for 2 weeks for ‘inside information'

Ex-Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been slapped with a two-week ban from playing football and handed a $94,000 fine for breaching FA betting regulations. Read more ...