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4 wounded after shots fired into crowd at Jackson Park

4 wounded after shots fired into crowd at Jackson Park

1 month ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Four people were shot early Saturday while standing in a crowd at a park on Chicago's South Side. Police said the people were gathered in Jackson Park near East Hayes...
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3 wounded in North Austin shooting

3 wounded in North Austin shooting

1 month ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO -Three people were critically wounded in a shooting in Chicago's in the North Austin early Saturday. It happened around 3:45 a.m. in the 1300 block of North Massasoit...
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Man charged after body of 14-year-old boy found in ditch near Urbana

Man charged after body of 14-year-old boy found in ditch near Urbana

1 month ago   |   WGN TV

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Champaign Police have made an arrest in the death of a 14-year-old boy. In a press release sent out Saturday Morning, authorities arrested Darryl Vandyke, 55...
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Chicago music fest goes on amid virus concerns

Chicago music fest goes on amid virus concerns

1 month ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

The hordes of people expected to descend on Chicago's Grant Park for the Lollapalooza music festival this week will be required to show proof that they've been vaccinated for...
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‘The Ripple Effect Is a Major Concern.' Chicagoans Worry Lollapalooza May Become a COVID-19 Hotspot

1 month ago   |   Time

When music fan Noah Zelinsky bought tickets to the Chicago music festival Lollapalooza in May, he thought it might signal something of a return to normalcy after more than a...
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Chicago will get elected school board after Illinois governor signs long-sought measure over opposition from Mayor Lori Lightfoot

1 month ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Voters will select a full Board of Education for the first time in 2026.
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Lollapalooza opens in Chicago: Scenes from Day 1 from the entrance to the T-Mobile stage

1 month ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Crowds of a few dozen young concertgoers congregated at the Lollapalooza entrances well before 11 a.m. Few masks were seen.
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5 shot in Austin neighborhood on West Side, police say

1 month ago   |   ABC

Five people were wounded in a mass shooting on Chicago's West Side, police said.
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Major car crash closes Bishop Ford Freeway; 7 taken to hospital, Chicago Fire says

1 month ago   |   ABC

Seven people were taken to area hospitals after a major crash on the Bishop Ford Freeway, officials said.
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Americans' optimism about country's direction over next year drops nearly 20 points since May: POLL

1 month ago   |   ABC

The optimism-pessimism flip comes as Americans give Biden his lowest approval rating for his handling of the pandemic yet in ABC News/Ipsos polling.
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...