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 2019-10-12 21:59 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

People at the Walk to End Alzheimer's hope to one day find a cure...

PEORIA, Ill. — Hundreds of people braved the cold Saturday morning for the Peoria Walk to End Alzheimer's. People fighting the disease and those affected by it came out to support the cause. Walkers heard from all types of speakers who have been...

 2019-10-12 21:55 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Canton man hopes to set record while raising money for Special Olympics...

CANTON, Ill. — Ryan Smith is hoping to set the world record for double-unders with a jump rope, while raising money for Special Olympics. He started his journey on Saturday around 10 a.m. and will finish around 10 a.m. on Sunday. Smith has to do a m...

 2019-10-12 21:53 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Tropical Storm Melissa forms off Northeast coast; expected to weaken as it moves away from US, Hurricane Center says...

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Melissa forms off Northeast coast; expected to weaken as it moves away from US, Hurricane Center...

 2019-10-12 21:49 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Scherzer working another Nats' no-hit bid in NLCS Game 2...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer has not allowed a hit through five innings in Game 2 of the NL Championship Series against the St....

 2019-10-12 21:45 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

New cancer vaccine shows promise, helped kill cancer cells in patient...

A vaccine undergoing testing at the Mayo Clinic has reportedly removed cancer cells in a breast cancer patient....

 2019-10-12 21:36 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Girl, 13, charged with felony for finger gun threat at middle school...

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — A student has been charged with a felony following an incident at a Kansas middle school. "If someone makes a direct threat to another person to do harm to another person, that is considered criminal threat and that would b...

 2019-10-12 21:34 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

City officials warn of leaves backing up gutters and sewers...

For the first time this season, temperatures dropped below freezing Saturday morning, which means the leaves could start falling off the trees earlier...

 2019-10-12 21:31 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

California governor signs laws banning fur sales, most animals from circuses...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will be the first state to ban the sale and manufacture of new fur products and the third to bar most animals from circus performances under a pair of bills signed Saturday by Gov. Gavin Newsom....

 2019-10-12 21:28 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Pelosi calls Trump ‘potty-mouth’ after his remarks on Biden...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump has become a "potty-mouth,4; but that's not why House Democrats are pursuing impeachment. In a conference call Friday, Pelosi told her House Democratic colleagues to stay ...

 2019-10-12 21:27 

Chicago Sun-Times

Bulls veteran Thad Young will keep preaching defense to his team...

The Bulls have remained inconsistent on the defensive end this preseason, but Sunday against the Raptors, Young wants to see improvements continue....

 2019-10-12 21:21 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

1 dead, 19 injured after Hard Rock Hotel collapse in New Orleans...

(CBS NEWS) NEW ORLEANS, LA. — A large portion of a Hard Rock Hotel under construction in New Orleans collapsed Saturday morning, killing one person and injuring 19 others, authorities said. The building bordering the city's historic French Quart...

 2019-10-12 21:18 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Amazon Alexa is officially bilingual...

(CNN) — It's official, Alexa can now speak Spanish. Amazon says the virtual assistant's second language can now be accessed through its supported Echo and Alexa built-in devices. There's a brand new Spanish voice for Alexa, along with lo...

 2019-10-12 21:11 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Taco Bell pulls beef from some stores due to quality concerns...

NEW YORK (AP) — Taco Bell restaurants in some states are asking customers to try chicken or steak in their burritos after quality concerns pushed it to stop serving seasoned beef temporarily. The company said Saturday that it told affected restauran...

 2019-10-12 21:07 

NBC Chicago

Key Issues in Potential Chicago Teachers Union Strike...

During the course of several weeks, people on both sides of the aisle in the potential Chicago Teachers Union strike have met more than 40 times to iron out differences, and the result has been little progress. Despite the constant dialogue, and agreement...

 2019-10-12 21:05 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Fox News poll: More than half of U.S. voters support impeachment...

More than half of U.S. voters want President Donald Trump impeached and removed from office, according to a Fox News Poll out on Wednesday. The poll marks the fourth in two days that showed public opinion is shifting on the impeachment inquiry. A formal i...

 2019-10-12 21:03 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Disaster declaration issued for parts of Illinois, Missouri...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Small Business Administration has approved a disaster declaration for parts of Illinois and Missouri affected by August storms and flash flooding. Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker said Friday the declaration means homeowners...

 2019-10-12 21:03 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Cooper throws 3 TD passes, Jacksonville State holds on...

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Zerrick Cooper threw three touchdown passes, the biggest a 39-yard hookup with Josh Pearson early in the fourth quarter, and...

 2019-10-12 21:01 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

The Better Business Bureau is warning of an “unclaimed rewards” scam...

(CNN) — The Better Business Bureau is warning of an "unclaimed rewards" scam. Scammers promise unclaimed rewards to trick people into providing credit card information. The victims get a postcard, email or social media message saying they ha...

 2019-10-12 20:51 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

The Latest: 1 dead, 2 still missing after building collapse...
 2019-10-12 20:50 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Flood Warning issued October 12 at 3:50PM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL...

Flood Warning: Des Moines, IA, Henderson, IL, Lee, IA and 1 more area until 7:49 AM...

 2019-10-12 20:50 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Flood Warning issued October 12 at 3:50PM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL...

Flood Warning: Hancock, IL; Clark, MO until 7:49 AM...

 2019-10-12 20:50 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Flood Warning issued October 12 at 3:50PM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL...

Flood Warning: Lee, IA; Hancock, IL; Clark, MO until 7:49 AM...

 2019-10-12 20:48 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Union boosts strike pay for GM workers as talks continue...

NEW YORK (AP) — United Auto Workers is increasing strike pay for union workers picketing at General Motors as it continues to negotiate with the company...

 2019-10-12 20:47 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

The Latest: 1 dead, 2 still missing after building collapse...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the partial collapse of a hotel under construction in New Orleans (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Emergency workers in New...

 2019-10-12 20:47 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

The Latest: 2nd person dead in building collapse...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the partial collapse of a hotel under construction in New Orleans (all times local): 11:35 p.m. New Orleans' officials...

 2019-10-12 20:46 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

DePaul student robbed at knifepoint on Lincoln Park campus...

A DePaul student was robbed at knifepoint Friday on the university's Lincoln Park campus....

 2019-10-12 20:45 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

5 rappers removed from NYC festival at request of police...
 2019-10-12 20:45 

Zacks Investment Research

Momentum ETFs in Focus on Trade Deal Optimism...

We highlight some momentum ETFs that may gain if US-China trade talks proceed in the right direction....

 2019-10-12 20:38 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Indiana State rallies to beat Western Illinois 20-10...

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Kurt Wilderman threw two touchdown passes to Dakota Caton and Indiana State came from behind by scoring 20 unanswered second-half...

 2019-10-12 20:28 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

No. 16 Michigan needs late surge to hold off Illinois 42-25...

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Hassan Haskins ran for 125 yards and a touchdown, Zach Charbonnet added 116 yards rushing, and No. 16 Michigan needed a late surge...

 2019-10-12 20:27 

CBS Chicago

A Tale Of Two Black Communities: New York City's Harlem and Chicago's Bronzeville....

They are similar, yet distinctly different: New York City's Harlem and Chicago's Bronzeville....

 2019-10-12 20:26 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

How Iowa Ranked Football Teams Fared...
 2019-10-12 20:21 

NBC Chicago

4 Injured in Weekend Shootings Across Chicago...

Four people have been injured in shootings across Chicago so far this weekend, police said. Here are the shootings that have happened as of Saturday afternoon: Reward Offered in Fatal Round Lake Park Shooting Friday - Witnesses Recount Chaotic Scene After...

 2019-10-12 20:13 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

4 dead in shooting at illegal gambling site in Brooklyn...

NEW YORK (AP) — Gunfire broke out inside an illegal gambling club in Brooklyn early Saturday, police said, leaving four people dead, three wounded, and investigators trying to piece together what prompted the bloodshed. The shooting inside the small...

 2019-10-12 20:09 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Saturday's Scores...

PREP FOOTBALL= Bowen 22, Chicago (UCCS/Woodlawn) 8 Chicago (Noble Street Charter/Rauner) 21, Chicago (Noble Street Charter/Pritzker) 14 Chicago (Noble...

 2019-10-12 20:09 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Gunman opens fire at church wedding ceremony, 2 people shot...

PELHAM, N.H. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a wedding ceremony inside a New Hampshire church Saturday shooting two people before guests tackled the shooter and held him until police arrived, authorities said. Pelham's Police Chief Joseph Roark s...

 2019-10-12 20:03 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Kenya: Police chief says roadside bomb kills 11 officers...
 2019-10-12 19:52 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Caravan of 2,000 migrants head toward US from south Mexico...
 2019-10-12 19:49 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

State trooper dies in crash while headed to help another trooper...

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana state trooper has been killed in a car crash while he was headed to help another trooper. Indiana State Police said in a news release that 27-year-old Peter R. Stephan of Lafayette died late Friday after his car str...

 2019-10-12 19:43 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Serial stowaway arrested at Chicago airport again...

CHICAGO (AP) — A woman who has been arrested in or near airports dozens of times and sneaked onto planes without a ticket several times is back in custody after police say she tried to sneak through security at Chicago's O'Hare International...

 2019-10-12 19:41 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

California Democrats pay $800,000 in sex-misconduct cases...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Democratic Party has spent more than $800,000 in legal costs tied to three lawsuits alleging discrimination and sexual...

 2019-10-12 19:39 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

‘No human is limited’: Kipchoge runs sub-2 hour marathon...

VIENNA (AP) — Roger Bannister, 1954. Neil Armstrong, 1969. Eliud Kipchoge, 2019? Like the sub-four minute mile and walking on the moon, running a marathon in less than two hours had seemed impossible — until Saturday. So when Olympic champion ...

 2019-10-12 19:33 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Dach assigned to IceHogs, will suit up for home opener Saturday night...

The Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday activated forward Kirby Dach from his injured/non-roster designation and assigned him to the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League for conditioning purposes....

 2019-10-12 19:32 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Utah tech CEO reported missing in San Francisco Bay Area...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The CEO of a Utah-based tech company has been reported missing during a business trip to the San Francisco Bay Area. Family...

 2019-10-12 19:27 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Serial stowaway arrested at Chicago airport...

CHICAGO (AP) -- A woman who has been arrested in or near airports dozens of times and sneaked onto planes without a ticket several times is back in custody after police say she tried to sneak through security at Chicago's O'Hare International Airp...

 2019-10-12 19:19 

Chicago Sun-Times

DePaul student robbed at knifepoint on Lincoln Park campus...

The man was robbed about 7:30 p.m. after leaving a coffee shop with the suspect in the 2300 block of North Sheffield Avenue, Chicago police said....

 2019-10-12 19:19 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Health officials urge flu vaccinations this fall...

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago public health officials are encouraging residents to get a flu shot before the end of October. Chicago Department of Public Health acting director Allison Arwady says getting vaccinated before the end of the month is the best ...

 2019-10-12 19:18 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Des Moines police: Found human remains result of homicide...

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police have confirmed that human remains found at a homeless camp near downtown Des Moines was the result of a homicide. Station...

 2019-10-12 19:17 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Orland Park Village Board votes unanimously to ban weed sales...

The Orland Park Village Board voted unanimously Monday to ban the sale of recreational marijuana within the southwest suburb's village limits....

 2019-10-12 19:08 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Nevenhoven and Auburn claim NIC-10 tennis crowns...

The Auburn girls tennis team has claimed Auburn...

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