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Wadsworth 'Gold Pyramid' house on fire

11 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A home in Wadsworth, Illinois, known as the "Gold Pyramid," caught fire on Tuesday.
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JB Pritzker, Bruce Rauner spending $300K a day on governor race

25 minutes ago   |   ABC

The two main candidates for Illinois governor, Bruce Rauner and JB Pritzker, are spending a combined $300,000 a day on their campaigns.
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Disney employees delivers toys to patients at Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Disney is helping some of the young patients at Lurie Children's Hospital in Chicago.
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The cheapest apartment rentals in Wicker Park

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Check out some of the cheapest apartment rentals available in Wicker Park today.
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Girl, 6, pulled from water at Three Oaks Recreation Area in Crystal Lake

3 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

A girl was found unresponsive and pulled from the water at Three Oaks Recreation Area in Crystal Lake on Tuesday.
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CVS fired two employees who were filmed calling 911 on a black woman they accused of using a counterfeit coupon

CVS fired two employees who were filmed calling 911 on a black woman they accused of using a counterfeit coupon

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

CVS Health "sincerely apologized" to Camilla Hudson after a manager of one of the pharmacy's Chicago stores called the police and accused her of using a counterfeit coupon. The...
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Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in Illinois

4 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

July 15, 2018 The Southern Illinoisan Illinois Secure Choice is a rare win-win for state Illinois State Treasurer Mike Frerichs scores points for his self-deprecating humor. In...
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Apple adding dozens of new emojis

5 hours ago   |   ABC

Apple said it will be adding "more than 70 new emoji characters" for "iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Mac later this year in a free software update."
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UI settles lawsuit against alumnus for $7.5K

5 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

The University of Illinois is paying an alumnus $7,500 to stop selling T-shirts that say "Make Illinois Great Again" with a drawing of the school's former mascot Chief...
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Ozzie's Pops & Pretzels opens at Navy Pier

5 hours ago   |   ABC

New counter-service spot on Navy Pier is serving up popsicles and pretzels.
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MGM Resorts denies liability for Las Vegas shooting, asks courts for...

MGM Resorts denies liability for Las Vegas shooting, asks courts for protection from lawsuits

The entertainment giant is not seeking monetary damages but, citing a federal law, asks the courts to protect it from legal actions filed by the victims. Read more ...

Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor's sexual misconduct

Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor's sexual misconduct

The lawsuit filed on Monday by four former college wrestlers allege "rampant sexual misconduct." Read more ...

Woman seriously injured after finding bear in her kitchen

Woman seriously injured after finding bear in her kitchen

GROTON, N.H. - New Hampshire's Fish and Game Department says a 71-year-old woman suffered serious head injuries from an encounter with a bear in her home. The department says... Read more ...

Original 'Winnie the Pooh' map breaks auction record

Original 'Winnie the Pooh' map breaks auction record

The drawing sold for nearly $566,000. Read more ...

Man who walked 20 miles to work gets CEO's car

Man who walked 20 miles to work gets CEO's car

The man wasn't going to let a broken-down car keep him from getting to work... and now he doesn't have to. Read more ...

President Trump says he accepts US intelligence agencies conclusion Russia...

President Trump says he accepts US intelligence agencies conclusion Russia meddled in 2016 election

On Monday, Trump stood beside Russian President Vladimir Putin and challenged American intelligence agencies' findings that Moscow had interfered in the 2016 U.S. elections. Read more ...

President Trump says he accepts US intelligence agencies conclusion Russia...

President Trump says he accepts US intelligence agencies conclusion Russia meddled in 2016 election

On Monday, Trump stood beside Russian President Vladimir Putin and challenged American intelligence agencies' findings that Moscow had interfered in the 2016 U.S. elections. Read more ...

Most expensive ice cream in America costs $1,500

Most expensive ice cream in America costs $1,500

But most importantly: Does it taste good? Read more ...

Former Ohio court employee admits to helping drug dealers

Former Ohio court employee admits to helping drug dealers

The former Ohio clerk of courts worker received $1,000 each time she warned drug criminals of search warrants, authorities said. Read more ...

Mueller asks for immunity for witnesses in Manafort case

Mueller asks for immunity for witnesses in Manafort case

Special counsel Robert Mueller asked a federal judge Tuesday to grant immunity to five unidentified potential witnesses whose testimony he wants to compel at the criminal trial... Read more ...