COVID-19 stays center stage at Tokyo Olympics

COVID-19 STAYS CENTER STAGE AT TOKYO OLYMPICS

TOKYO - COVID-19 continues to be a big story in Tokyo. Some of the support and medical staff for the French men's basketball team has...

31-year-old man shot to death on South Side

31-YEAR-OLD MAN SHOT TO DEATH ON SOUTH SIDE

CHICAGO - A 31-year-old man was shot to death near the border of the city's Greater Grand Crossing and Chatham neighborhoods Saturday...

 
 
 
Jackie Mason, comic who perfected amused outrage, dies at 93

JACKIE MASON, COMIC WHO PERFECTED AMUSED OUTRAGE, DIES AT 93

NEW YORK - Jackie Mason, a rabbi-turned-comedian whose feisty brand of standup comedy led him to Catskills nightclubs, West Coast talk...

'Tale of the Urban Hood' gives unique look at all 77 Chicago neighborhoods

'TALE OF THE URBAN HOOD' GIVES UNIQUE LOOK AT ALL 77 CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOODS

CHICAGO - When it comes to a city like Chicago, there are many tales to tell from all corners of the city. From the Chicago Fire to...

 
 
 
1 killed, 1 injured in Southwest Side shooting

1 KILLED, 1 INJURED IN SOUTHWEST SIDE SHOOTING

CHICAGO - A 20-year-old man was killed and another man was injured in a shooting near the border of the Gage Park and Chicago Lawn...

Over 100 people march in support of Medicare for All downtown

OVER 100 PEOPLE MARCH IN SUPPORT OF MEDICARE FOR ALL DOWNTOWN

CHICAGO - More than 100 people marched from Maggie Daley Park to the Federal Plaza to draw attention to their fight for Medicare for...

 
 
 
'Dating Game Killer' Rodney James Alcala dies at 77 in prison

'DATING GAME KILLER' RODNEY JAMES ALCALA DIES AT 77 IN PRISON

Death-row inmate Rodney James Alcala, also known as the “Dating Game Killer,” died Saturday of natural causes, according to a press...

Dems renew questions about FBI background check of Kavanaugh

DEMS RENEW QUESTIONS ABOUT FBI BACKGROUND CHECK OF KAVANAUGH

WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats are raising new concerns about the thoroughness of the FBI's background investigation of Supreme Court...

 
 
 
Health care for older immigrants sees momentum among states

HEALTH CARE FOR OLDER IMMIGRANTS SEES MOMENTUM AMONG STATES

CHICAGO - Most mornings, 62-year-old Maria Elena Estamilla wakes up with pelvic pain and dread that she faces the same fate as her...

Elevated metal levels found in water near Rockton's Chemtool

ELEVATED METAL LEVELS FOUND IN WATER NEAR ROCKTON'S CHEMTOOL

ROCKTON, Ill. - Officials have found elevated levels of harmful metals in groundwater monitoring wells at a Rockton Superfund toxic...

 
 
 
South Korean TV network apologizes for 'inappropriate' coverage of Olympic opening ceremony

SOUTH KOREAN TV NETWORK APOLOGIZES FOR 'INAPPROPRIATE' COVERAGE OF OLYMPIC OPENING CEREMONY

TOKYO - Viewers watching the opening ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on South Korean TV were treated to a series of confusing and...

16-year-old killed in Englewood car crash

16-YEAR-OLD KILLED IN ENGLEWOOD CAR CRASH

CHICAGO - A 16-year-old was killed in a car crash in Englewood. The teen was in the back seat of a Nissan Altima that was struck head-on...

 
 
 
'Ridge of death' heat dome expected to scorch much of the US

'RIDGE OF DEATH' HEAT DOME EXPECTED TO SCORCH MUCH OF THE US

CHICAGO - A hefty ridge of high pressure is expected to bring intense heat to many of the lower 48 states as we close out July. Meteorologists...

1 teen dead, 1 wounded in Englewood shooting

1 TEEN DEAD, 1 WOUNDED IN ENGLEWOOD SHOOTING

CHICAGO - Two teens were shot, one fatally, in Englewood, according to Chicago police. Two boys, 15-year-old and 17-year-old, were...

 
 
 
Urban farming helps formerly incarcerated Chicago man in giving back to community

URBAN FARMING HELPS FORMERLY INCARCERATED CHICAGO MAN IN GIVING BACK TO COMMUNITY

CHICAGO - It began as a way to reduce his prison sentence by enrolling in an agricultural program. Now with a newfound passion for...

Snow leopard at San Diego Zoo suspected positive for COVID-19

SNOW LEOPARD AT SAN DIEGO ZOO SUSPECTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Zoo announced Friday a male snow leopard at their facility is suspected to be positive for COVID-19. Wildlife...

 
 
 
2 injured in Greater Grand Crossing shooting

2 INJURED IN GREATER GRAND CROSSING SHOOTING

CHICAGO - Two people were injured in a shooting in the city's Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood Friday night, according to police. Police...

Bucks psychic? New York high school grad predicted finals win in 2018 yearbook

BUCKS PSYCHIC? NEW YORK HIGH SCHOOL GRAD PREDICTED FINALS WIN IN 2018 YEARBOOK

AVERILL PARK, N.Y. - Do you believe in psychic abilities? If not, maybe this New Yorker can change your mind. In 2018, then-Averill...

 
 
 
Blackhawks acquire four-time All-Star defenseman Seth Jones in a trade with the Blue Jackets: Report

BLACKHAWKS ACQUIRE FOUR-TIME ALL-STAR DEFENSEMAN SETH JONES IN A TRADE WITH THE BLUE JACKETS: REPORT

CHICAGO - On NHL Draft Day, the biggest acquisition for the Blackhawks didn't come from a selection. Instead, the team has made a splash...

Annual Whiting Pierogi Fest underway

ANNUAL WHITING PIEROGI FEST UNDERWAY

WHITING, Ind. - Chicago area residents are flocking to Whiting, Indiana this weekend for the annual pierogi fest, with vendors from...

 
 
 



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 ...