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3-year-old boy among 2 wounded Saturday morning in South Side shooting

1 month ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

A 2-year-old boy and a 52-year-old man were grazed by gunfire early Saturday morning in a shooting in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, Chicago police said.
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Radioactive water leaks at Minnesota nuclear plant for 2nd time

Radioactive water leaks at Minnesota nuclear plant for 2nd time

The leaked water remains contained on-site and has not been detected in any local drinking water, Xcel Energy said. Read more ...

Blue Origin says it finally knows what caused its New Shepard rocket launch...

Blue Origin says it finally knows what caused its New Shepard rocket launch to fail last year

The September 2022 in-flight failure of Blue Origin's New Shepard suborbital vehicle was caused by a problem with the vehicle's engine nozzle, the company announced on Friday . Read more ...

What kind of cocktail are you based on your zodiac sign?

What kind of cocktail are you based on your zodiac sign?

Raise a glass, a coup, a mug or flute, today is National Cocktail Day. The word cocktail, according to barroom historian David Wondrich has its origin in the ginger... Read more ...

Gizelle Bryant called a ‘Karen' for asking ‘RHOM' stars not to speak Spanish

Gizelle Bryant called a ‘Karen' for asking ‘RHOM' stars not to speak Spanish

The "Reasonably Shady" podcast host asked the "Real Housewives of Miami" stars to only speak English around her so she wouldn't "feel left out." Read more ...

Meat ‘riddled' with E. coli causes half a million UTIs in US annually: study

Meat ‘riddled' with E. coli causes half a million UTIs in US annually: study

Bacteria from meat is likely behind more than a half-million urinary tract infections in the US annually - which could lead to more severe bloodstream infections. Read more ...

At least 3 die in Arizona after being caught in floodwaters

At least 3 die in Arizona after being caught in floodwaters

At least three people were found dead this week after their vehicles were swept away by floodwaters in Arizona, authorities said. Read more ...

This over-the-top Great Neck mansion asks a discounted $45M

This over-the-top Great Neck mansion asks a discounted $45M

At 26 Pond Road, an estate featuring stained-glass ceilings, multiple pools and a marble-clad gym now asks less than half of its original $100 million ticket price. Read more ...

Stream It or Skip It: ‘My Kind of Country' on Apple TV+, Where International...

Stream It or Skip It: ‘My Kind of Country' on Apple TV+, Where International Artists Vie to Make It in Nashville

Executive producers Reese Witherspoon and Kacey Musgraves enlist a trio of country music trailblazers to find Nashville's next new voice. Read more ...

New parity helps women's March Madness live up to the name, more than ever

New parity helps women's March Madness live up to the name, more than ever

For the first time this century, two No. 1 seeds didn't make it to NCAA women's basketball's Sweet 16. And teams who geared up with transfers are challenging historically... Read more ...

Paul Rusesabagina, 'Hotel Rwanda' hero, will be released from prison

Paul Rusesabagina, 'Hotel Rwanda' hero, will be released from prison

The man who inspired the novel and the Hollywood film Hotel Rwanda , Paul Rusesabagina, is due to be released from prison after the Rwandan government commuted his sentence... Read more ...