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Worker finds Las Vegas murder victim's torso, bleach inside abandoned barrel

Worker finds Las Vegas murder victim's torso, bleach inside abandoned barrel

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

LAS VEGAS - A public works contractor inspecting an abandoned barrel for hazardous materials found a floating torso and bleach, leading to a Las Vegas man's arrest for murder...
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Abbeville leads wire-to-wire for 12 state championship in team history

Abbeville leads wire-to-wire for 12 state championship in team history

3 hours ago   |   WYFF

The Panthers have won six of the last eight 2A titles
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WATCH: Massive dust storm swallows town in western Kansas

WATCH: Massive dust storm swallows town in western Kansas

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV

WICHITA, Kan. - As high winds blew through the state of Kansas Friday, cameras captured the town of Colby getting swallowed up by a massive dust storm. Nexstar's KSN captured...
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Man arrested in fatal shooting of Migos rapper Takeoff

Man arrested in fatal shooting of Migos rapper Takeoff

6 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

Houston police announced on Friday afternoon that they have made an arrest in connection to the shooting death of Migos rapper Takeoff. In a media briefing, police say they...
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Disney confirms Splash Mountain closing date ahead of 'Princess and the Frog' re-imagining

Disney confirms Splash Mountain closing date ahead of 'Princess and the Frog' re-imagining

8 hours ago   |   WGN TV

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - After previously announcing that Splash Mountain would undergo a "reimagining" in the coming years, Disney has confirmed that the ride will temporarily...
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Drew Brees wasn't struck by lightning; viral video turns out to be a publicity stunt

Drew Brees wasn't struck by lightning; viral video turns out to be a publicity stunt

9 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

Former NFL quarterback Drew Brees said he was "fine" after a video appeared to suggest he had been struck by lightning while filming a commercial in Venezuela. The video went...
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Target recalling thousands of toys due to choking hazard

Target recalling thousands of toys due to choking hazard

9 hours ago   |   WGN TV

MINNEAPOLIS - More than 23,000 sets of toy vehicles are being recalled because they can pose a choking hazard to young children. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said the...
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Why are so many people sick right now?

Why are so many people sick right now?

10 hours ago   |   WGN TV

One week after the Thanksgiving holiday, and chances are good that you are sniffling, coughing or feeling a little scratch in your throat. It's not just you - the country is...
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Ye no longer buying Parler, has Twitter account suspended

Ye no longer buying Parler, has Twitter account suspended

10 hours ago   |   WGN TV

The rapper Ye is no longer buying right-leaning social media site Parler, the company said Thursday. Ye, formerly known as Kanye West, had offered to buy Parler in October. At...
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10 LA middle school students appear to overdose on edible cannabis

10 LA middle school students appear to overdose on edible cannabis

11 hours ago   |   WGN TV

LOS ANGELES - Ten students were evaluated Thursday morning after a suspected cannabis overdose at a middle school in California's San Fernando Valley. Around 11:20 a.m., Los...
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'We are ready,' Sierra-at-Tahoe Ski Resort set to reopen months after...

'We are ready,' Sierra-at-Tahoe Ski Resort set to reopen months after rebuilding from Caldor Fire

It's a big weekend for a Tahoe ski resort with fresh snow and a fresh start. Read more ...

'Someone knows something': Sacramento family in mourning after 20-year-old...

'Someone knows something': Sacramento family in mourning after 20-year-old dies of fentanyl poisoning

"The phone call was, 'Get to the hospital, Talaia is hurt.' My initial reaction was I was stuck. My heart just started pumping," her father said. Read more ...

Burton scores 24, Pitt beats N.C. State 68-60 in ACC opener

Burton scores 24, Pitt beats N.C. State 68-60 in ACC opener

Pittsburgh (6-3) won its fifth straight game after starting 1-3. Read more ...

Another Kamala Harris staffer announces exit as comms director Jamal Simmons...

Another Kamala Harris staffer announces exit as comms director Jamal Simmons set to leave: reports

Vice President Kamala Harris's communications director will leave his post next month after just a year on the job, the latest in a series of high-level departures from her office. Read more ...

‘Jeopardy!' players' latest stumble: Who is Gene Kelly?

‘Jeopardy!' players' latest stumble: Who is Gene Kelly?

"To hell with the lot of you for not buzzing in for Gene Kelly," one angry fan tweeted. Read more ...

Jets get much-needed running back boost with James Robinson addition

Jets get much-needed running back boost with James Robinson addition

James Robinson likely will be active in Minnesota because Michael Carter is doubtful with an ankle injury. Read more ...

Republicans should care a lot if Herschel Walker wins or loses in Georgia...

Republicans should care a lot if Herschel Walker wins or loses in Georgia Senate race

After Nov. 8's “Red Wave” fizzled, too many Republicans are ho-hum about next Tuesday's Georgia Senate runoff. Read more ...

A crash is blocking lanes on east I-74 at Beekman Street

A crash is blocking lanes on east I-74 at Beekman Street

Police are at the scene of a crash blocking lanes along the interstate in Northside, Friday night. Read more ...

NASA's Viking 1 may have landed at the site of an ancient Martian megatsunami

NASA's Viking 1 may have landed at the site of an ancient Martian megatsunami

The mystery of the Viking landing site has long puzzled scientists, who believe an ocean once existed there. Read more ...

South Chicago woman arrested in drive-by shooting of 12-year-old girl

South Chicago woman arrested in drive-by shooting of 12-year-old girl

CHICAGO - A 28-year-old Chicago woman faces a first-degree charge of attempted murder after police say she shot a 12-year-old girl in the neck on the city's South Side. Police... Read more ...