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 2022-01-14 20:56 

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Man, 75, killed in Austin hit-and-run; Crime Stoppers offering $1k reward for info...

Cook County Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward that leads to the arrest of the driver who struck and killed a 75-year-old man....

 2022-01-14 20:07 

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DuPage County inmate who left jail to attend brother's funeral never returned: police...

Police are searching for a man with a record of gun charges who was let out of DuPage County Jail to attend his brother's funeral but never returned....

 2022-01-14 19:06 

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Winning $1 million Lucky Day Lotto ticket sold at Bridgeview gas station...

A Lucky Day Lotto player purchased a $1 million winning ticket at a Bridgeview Circle K gas station, according to Illinois Lottery....

 2022-01-14 19:03 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

FedEx wants anti-missile lasers on planes...

FedEx is asking for permission to equip some cargo plans with a system that emits infrared laser energy outside the aircraft as a countermeasure against heat-seeking missiles....

 2022-01-14 18:54 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Illinois Secretary of State offices to shut down until Jan. 24...

Illinois driver service facilities will remain closed for another week....

 2022-01-14 18:10 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Illinois reports 207,203 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, 738 deaths in past week...

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 207,203 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including an increase of 738 deaths since Jan. 7....

 2022-01-14 18:04 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Teenage boy charged with 21 felony counts in retail theft investigation...

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with 21 felony counts in connection to a string of retail thefts....

 2022-01-14 17:56 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Illinois receives $1.37B in federal funding to repair, upgrade bridges...

A group of Illinois lawmakers announced over $1 billion will be used to address the state's crumbling infrastructure under President Joe Biden's new bipartisan infrastructure plan....

 2022-01-14 17:00 

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'If I would have had my gun': Chicago man charged with threatening Lombard police officer...

A Chicago man is facing charges after allegedly threatening a Lombard police officer Thursday during a traffic stop....

 2022-01-14 16:37 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

US omicron peak: Fauci predicts steep drop in cases toward 'end of January'...

Dr. Anthony Fauci cautiously predicted the U.S. omicron wave could soon start to noticeably decline "as we get to the end of January."...

 2022-01-14 16:05 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Burger King homicide: 'Staged' robbery led to gunfire, victim in on plan, complaint says...

The man captured on surveillance video reaching through a drive-thru window at a Milwaukee Burger King restaurant is now charged and the complaint indicates he, his daughter, and the victim in this case, Niesha Harris-Brazell, were all part of a plan to s...

 2022-01-14 15:59 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

'Disappointing' jobs report won't slow interest rate hikes, experts say...

The December jobs report came in lower than expected. However, experts explain why the Fed is still likely to raise interest rates in the first quarter of 2022....

 2022-01-14 15:56 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Pedestrian struck, killed by car after walking onto I-57...

A man died after he was struck by a car Thursday night while walking across Interstate 57 in Will County....

 2022-01-14 15:49 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Waukegan man charged with drug trafficking in Lake County...

A 34-year-old Waukegan man is accused of trafficking cocaine, ecstasy and other drugs in Lake County after a month-long investigation by local officials....

 2022-01-14 15:42 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Elgin drug dealer gets 11 years in prison following 30-year-old woman's death...

An Elgin drug dealer received an 11-year prison sentence over a West Dundee woman's overdose death in 2018....

 2022-01-14 15:03 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Charges announced for off-duty officer accused of opening fire at Blue Island bowling alley...
 2022-01-14 15:03 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Off-duty Chicago police officer charged with shooting 3 at Blue Island bowling alley...

Charges have been announced for an off-duty police officer accused of shooting three people Tuesday night during an argument at a bowling alley....

 2022-01-14 14:23 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

NFL Playoffs 2022: What you need to know about Wild Card matchups...

NFL playoffs Wild Card weekend kicks off with six games in three days including a Monday Night Football matchup....

 2022-01-14 14:22 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Chicago 'radical' students plan school walkout, demand COVID 'stipends' and two weeks remote learning...

A group of Chicago Public Schools (CPS) high school students are planning a walkout on Friday....

 2022-01-14 13:43 

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Woman grazed by bullet in Englewood bedroom...

A 45-year-old woman was grazed by a bullet an Englewood bedroom Thursday night....

 2022-01-14 13:07 

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6 struck by gunfire in citywide shootings Thursday...

Six people were stuck by gunfire Thursday in Chicago, including a member of the U.S. Navy, who was critically wounded during an apparent carjacking attempt, according to police and family members....

 2022-01-14 13:06 

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Attorney says judge's 'sexist and offensive' comments toward her were caught on livestream...

A defense attorney said she will file a complaint with the state's Judicial Inquiry Board over comments a Cook County judge allegedly made about her that were captured on a courtroom broadcast earlier this week....

 2022-01-14 12:46 

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16 businesses, including 10 restaurants, cited for violating city's proof of vaccination order...

The city has cited 16 businesses, 10 of them restaurants, for violating Mayor Lori Lightfoot's order requiring certain establishments to check whether patrons have been vaccinated....

 2022-01-14 12:38 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Biden urges employers to 'do the right thing' after Supreme Court blocks vaccine mandate...

President Biden appealed to U.S. companies "to do the right thing to protect Americans' health and economy" after the Supreme Court blocked the vaccine mandate....

 2022-01-14 12:36 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Teen charged for carjacking 66-year-old man at gunpoint in Brainerd: Police...

A 15-year-old boy is facing armed carjacking charges following an incident in Brainerd, police said....

 2022-01-14 12:30 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Man, 60, shot while trying to stop armed robbery on North Side...

A man was shot while trying to break up an armed robbery Thursday night in the Magnolia Glen neighborhood on the North Side....

 2022-01-14 12:10 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

2 burglaries occur just minutes apart Friday...

Two burglaries occurred just minutes apart in Avondale and North Mayfair early Friday....

 2022-01-14 12:08 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

2 Chicago police officers among 3 injured in South Side crash...

Two Chicago police officers were among three people injured in a crash early Friday in the Grand Crossing neighborhood....

 2022-01-14 11:46 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

4 stabbed on CTA platforms in 2 attacks hours apart in the Loop...

Four people were stabbed in two separate incidents overnight on CTA platforms in the Loop....

 2022-01-14 11:15 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Chicago kicks off weekend with temps hovering around freezing...

Just when bare spots were starting to show up in the snowpack, now it looks like a fresh coating is on the way thanks to two separate processes....

 2022-01-14 04:04 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

DePaul upends No. 20 Seton Hall, 96-92...

Jalen Terry scored 28 points, David Jones added 24 and DePaul stunned No. 20 Seton Hall with a 96-92 victory on Thursday....

 2022-01-14 03:45 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Supreme Court says Biden Administration overstepped its authority with vaccine mandate...

The Supreme Court issued two key rulings Thursday about vaccine mandates....

 2022-01-14 03:35 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

City receiving reports of dogs possibly being 'electrically shocked' while walking on Lake View sidewalk...

Questions are swirling about what may be causing injuries to dogs on a stretch of sidewalk on the Northeast corner of Orchard Avenue and Diversey Parkway in Lakeview....

 2022-01-14 03:34 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Wedding band found in Wicker Park returned to owner...

It belonged to an Instacart delivery driver, who is very happy to have it back in time to celebrate his 7th wedding anniversary later this month....

 2022-01-14 03:23 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Illinois investigating popular COVID clinics amid consumer complaints...

Illinois is now investigating the company that runs those popular COVID-19 clinics that seem to pop up all over the Chicago area....

 2022-01-14 03:20 

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[ FOX Chicago ]

Chicago man charged with fatally shooting two people in Humboldt Park last May...

Anthony Roldan allegedly shot and killed an 18-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman in Humboldt Park last May....

 2022-01-14 02:54 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Chatham shooting: Man struck in the face, child grazed in the head...

A 26-year-old man and 3-year-old girl were wounded in a shooting Thursday night on Chicago's South Side....

 2022-01-14 02:01 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Water vapor detected on a 'super Neptune' planet...

Scientists recently discovered water vapor in the atmosphere of a recently discovered planet, NASA announced Thursday....

 2022-01-14 01:52 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Joliet school district cancels Friday classes due to staff shortages...

Joliet School District 86 announced Thursday night that classes on Friday, Jan. 14 would be canceled due to staff shortages....

 2022-01-14 01:46 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Bears interview Kelly, Browns exec Adofo-Mensah for GM job...

The Chicago Bears interviewed front-office executive Champ Kelly and Cleveland Browns vice president of football operations Kwesi Adofo-Mensah for their general manager job Thursday....

 2022-01-14 01:42 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Bulls expect Jones to miss 2-4 weeks with bruised knee...

The Chicago Bulls expect forward Derrick Jones Jr. to miss two to four weeks because of a bone bruise in his right knee....

 2022-01-14 00:54 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Pedestrian struck by Metra train at Millennium Station...

A pedestrian was struck by a Metra train at Millennium Station Thursday night....

 2022-01-14 00:41 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Amazing rescue: Dog ran away in August wildfire, rescued in feet of snow...

Russ escaped while his owner was being evacuated from Tahoe during a deadly wildfire and was found just weeks ago in the mountain snow....

 2022-01-14 00:23 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Center for Covid Control to 'pause' testing nationwide after Washington location shut down...

The Center for Covid Control announced it is...

 2022-01-13 23:44 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Erich 'Mancow' Muller announces run for Illinois governor: report...

'Mancow' had teased his candidacy in 2020, saying his platform would focus on school choice, bringing back school prayer, reducing property taxes and loosening gun laws....

 2022-01-13 23:40 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Brandon woman arrested for giving car keys to intoxicated friend who caused deadly I-4 crash, deputies say...

Polk County investigators made a second arrest stemming from a deadly DUI crash in November, saying nine minutes before the collision, a Brandon woman handed the driver car keys knowing she was intoxicated, they said....

 2022-01-13 22:58 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

1,122 children who had contact with Illinois DCFS from 2010 to March 2021 have died, state lawmaker says...

DCFS was called on Damari Perry's mother after she wrote a note threatening to harm the boy....

 2022-01-13 22:44 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Chicago poll: Less than 25% of city residents feel safe in their neighborhoods...

A new poll finds that less than one quarter of Chicago residents feel safe in their own neighborhoods....

 2022-01-13 22:35 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Congressman Bobby Rush endorses Karin Norington-Reaves to replace him...

Congressman Bobby Rush is endorsing Karin Norington-Reaves to replace him....

 2022-01-13 22:19 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

MLB lockout: Little progress made as league, players' union resume talks...

Talks between Major League Baseball and the players' union resumed Thursday, the first negotiations since the lockout began in early December....

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