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 2018-07-20 12:08 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Semi-truck hanging off overpass on I-75...

A semi-truck hanging over the side of an overpass, has closed the northbound lanes of Interstate 75 in Manatee County....

 2018-07-20 11:37 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

2 killed, 5 wounded Thursday in city gun violence...

Thursday began and ended with fatal shootings, one of which killed a 27-year-old woman in the Washington Park neighborhood....

 2018-07-20 11:23 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

NFL, NFLPA freeze anthem rules amid backlash to Miami Dolphins policy...

The NFL and National Football League Players Association have agreed to halt enforcement of rules regarding the new national anthem policy while the two sides work on a resolution....

 2018-07-20 11:13 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

MMA fighter takes down suspected burglar...

An MMA fighter took down a burglar who broke into his father's home, according to officials....

 2018-07-20 11:10 

Christianity Today

Why is Generation Z more open to faith? They don't have the church baggage...

Young people in the UK are more open to faith because they don't have the preconceptions about church that their elders do....

 2018-07-20 11:00 

Chicago Tribune

Turmoil slows rebuilding of Puerto Rico's power grid...

Ten months after Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico 's electric grid, the local agency responsible for rebuilding it is in chaos and more than $1 billion in federal funds meant to strengthen the rickety system has gone unspent, according to contrac...

 2018-07-20 10:59 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Girl, 14, reported missing from McKinley Park...

A teenage girl was reported missing Thursday from the McKinley Park neighborhood on the South Side....

 2018-07-20 10:54 

Chicago Sun-Times

Person shot several times, critically wounded in Bronzeville...

Witnesses told officers that the person had been arguing with another male who took out a gun and shot him....

 2018-07-20 10:30 

Chicago Sun-Times

Have fun in Chicago this weekend! July 20-22...

Theater, comedy, plenty of beer and an "underwater" oasis are part of the fun mix this weekend....

 2018-07-20 10:30 

Chicago Sun-Times

Killing 'Kato': the story of Latin Kings boss Rudy Rangel Jr.'s murder...

THE WATCHDOGS: How Latin Kings leader Rudy "Kato" Rangel Jr., memorialized by DMX, at heart of what could be Chicago's biggest gang trial, was killed....

 2018-07-20 10:27 

Christianity Today

From Adam to Apocalypse: How making the Bible shorter might encourage more people to read it...

The Bible is full of dramatic stories that have made it the world's bestselling book. But whoever has time to read it all from cover to cover?...

 2018-07-20 10:00 

Chicago Tribune

Rauner embrace of Trump means more questions about president...

When Gov. Bruce Rauner made a rare and highly visible statement of support for Donald Trump's White House at a campaign event more than a week ago, it symbolized a Republican chief executive looking to unite a divided GOP base in facing a strenuous re...

 2018-07-20 10:00 

Chicago Tribune

Senior wants to go for the gold in his 'golden years'...

Dear Amy: I am 74; my wife of 53 years is 71. Our marriage is solid, and it is my strongest desire to support my wife in every way possible, especially giving her things that we may not have had resources for in our younger years. I am blessed to be very ...

 2018-07-20 10:00 

Chicago Tribune

Prosecutors quietly dropping dozens of criminal cases tied to two indicted Chicago cops...

The last raid by Chicago police Sgt. Xavier Elizondo and Officer David Salgado unfolded in early January like hundreds of others before it. Acting on an informant's tip about drug sales, the veteran gang crimes officers secured a warrant from a Cook C...

 2018-07-20 10:00 

Chicago Tribune

Timeline: Key events in the murder of James Jordan...

Key events from when Michael Jordan's father went missing shortly after midnight July 23, 1993, and when his body was identified Aug. 13....

 2018-07-20 10:00 

Chicago Tribune

25 years after Michael Jordan's father was murdered, key questions still remain unanswered...
 2018-07-20 10:00 

Chicago Tribune

A reincarnated 'American Jesus' on Netflix? Build an ark. Quickly....

Netflix is developing a superhero show from a comic book, and America loves comic-book superheroes. This one is about an American superhero, for modern American tastes, and it's bilingual so this epic superhero show will be inclusive, too. It involves...

 2018-07-20 10:00 

Chicago Tribune

Morning Spin: Moody's has some good news for Illinois' credit...

Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Subscribe here . Topspin Moody's Investors Service has a rare bit of good news regarding Illino...

 2018-07-20 10:00 

Chicago Tribune

Refugees who have settled in Chicago feel gratitude, guilt amid immigration crackdowns...

Any day now, Baraa Haj Khalaf will give birth to a baby boy, who will enter this world with the freedom and opportunity his refugee family has worked hard to attain. The baby, due Aug. 2, will be born an American citizen, while his parents — who cam...

 2018-07-20 10:00 

Chicago Tribune

9 things you must know about Ida B. Wells-Barnett...

A year before she died, Ida B. Wells-Barnett ventured out into Chicago on a bitter and windy day to attend a Negro History meeting, according to an entry in the daybook she kept. But the Bronzeville resident left that meeting disappointed, because even af...

 2018-07-20 09:20 

Chicago Tribune

LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 7/20/18...

Today's Birthday (07/20/18). Love, passion and creativity spark this year. Enjoy family, children and romance. Group transitions open alternative options. Craft long-term plans. Summer performances raise your influence before financial changes motivat...

 2018-07-20 09:12 

Christianity Today

Christians and the cult of busyness: Why we need to learn to do less...

The busier a Christian is, the closer to God they are. But is this true?...

 2018-07-20 09:01 

Chicago Sun-Times

Man wounded in Cragin shooting...

The 24-year-old was a passenger in a vehicle about 1:44 p.m. in the 5600 block of West Fullerton Avenue when someone opened fire....

 2018-07-20 08:35 

Chicago Tribune

Man killed in Gresham, 6 others wounded in shootings Thursday, early Friday...

The shooter got out of a white four-door car and pulled the trigger, leaving a 34-year-old man with gunshot wounds in his abdomen and left armpit minutes before 11 p.m. Thursday in the 8100 block of South Laflin Street in the Gresham neighborhood. He was ...

 2018-07-20 08:34 

Christianity Today

Christians condemn 'appalling violence' of Nicaragua government...

Nicaragua's Christians have urged the government to stop the 'appalling violence' that has seen hundreds of people killed in a vicious crackdown on protesters....

 2018-07-20 07:55 

Chicago Sun-Times

Woman, 22, shot in Austin...

The shooting happened in the 4900 block of West Fulton Street....

 2018-07-20 07:00 

Christianity Today

True holiness: Why it's not about keeping the rules...

Talk of holiness can easily make us feel inadequate, a measure of how far we've fallen short, a reminder of how much further we have to go....

 2018-07-20 06:58 

Chicago Sun-Times

Woman killed, 5 others shot Thursday in city gun violence...

Thursday began and ended with fatal shootings, one of which killed a 27-year-old woman in the Washington Park neighborhood. Other shootings during the 24-hour period wounded five others, including a 17-year-old boy and 63-year-old man who was riding a bic...

 2018-07-20 06:35 

Chicago Sun-Times

Boy, 17, wounded in Far South Side shooting...

The boy was standing outside about 11:05 p.m. in the 10000 block of South State Street when he heard gunfire and realized he was hit....

 2018-07-20 06:26 

Chicago Sun-Times

Man shot to death in Gresham: police...

About 11 p.m., the 34-year-old was in the 8100 block of South Laflin Street when someone exited a vehicle and opened fire...

 2018-07-20 06:08 

Chicago Sun-Times

Man wounded in Gary shooting...

The 18-year-old was walking about 10:50 p.m. in the 5000 block of Vermont Street when he heard gunshots and started running south....

 2018-07-20 05:55 

Chicago Sun-Times

Man, 84, missing from NW Side at high risk...

Jani Baba was last seen Thursday in the area of Armitage and Sayre avenues, according to Chicago Police....

 2018-07-20 05:00 

Chicago Sun-Times

Dear Abby: Boyfriend comes home, plays video games, ignores me...

The woman is getting angry about being neglected and suspicious of the people chatting with him....

 2018-07-20 04:48 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

City leaders react to the recent officer-involved shootings...

"Its going to take more than just the minority community to solve this problem," said Councilwoman Denise Moore....

 2018-07-20 04:20 

Chicago Sun-Times

Jesse Chavez ravine? Cubs to offset Dodgers' Machado effect by adding pitching...

Cubs land veteran swingman during Thursday's victory over the Cardinals, but promise they aren't done trading for pitching....

 2018-07-20 04:17 

Chicago Sun-Times

Race to Mackinac's 110th sailing begins Friday...

The Mac is not a Saturday sail out of Belmont Harbor and back. It's 333 statute miles from Chicago to Mackinac Island, Michigan....

 2018-07-20 04:10 

Chicago Tribune

Cubs acquire pitcher Jesse Chavez, and Joe Maddon predicts more deals are coming...

After using seven pitchers Thursday night in their 9-6 victory over the Cardinals, the Cubs acquired another. They obtained right-hander Jesse Chavez from the Rangers, giving up lefty Tyler Thomas, who was 3-5 with a 2.88 ERA at low Class A South Bend. Ch...

 2018-07-20 04:00 

Chicago Sun-Times

Horoscope for July 20, 2018...

Moon Alert We have the "all clear" today to shop and do business. The moon is in Scorpio. Aries (March 21-April 19) This can be a good day at work, especially if you need to get a bigger budget or more material or equipment. Doors will open for yo...

 2018-07-20 03:47 

Chicago Sun-Times

Girl, 14, reported missing from McKinley Park...

Kenya Keefer, 14, was last seen Wednesday in the 2100 block of West 35th Street, according to an alert from Chicago Police....

 2018-07-20 03:45 

Chicago Tribune

163 people ill, 3 hospitalized in foodborne illness outbreak linked to McDonald's salads...

The outbreak of an intestinal illness linked to McDonald's salads has sickened 163 people in 10 states, with Illinois and Iowa residents representing the highest totals among them, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said late Thursday. Thr...

 2018-07-20 03:34 

CBS Chicago

Flames Rekindle At Prospect Heights Condo Building, Fire Ruled 'Accidental'...

CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports fire officials are working to put out hotspots after flames rekindled Thursday night....

 2018-07-20 03:29 

Chicago Sun-Times

Eight dead after Missouri tourist boat accident: sheriff...

A sheriff in Missouri says a tourist boat has apparently capsized on a lake, leaving eight people dead and several others hospitalized....

 2018-07-20 03:25 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Woman says Xfinity wanted her to continue paying for deceased brother's bill...

An Aurora woman called FOX 32's tip line after her brother died and a phone company wanted to keep her on the hook for his line....

 2018-07-20 03:22 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

High-ranking state official leaves job with 144 unused vacation days worth $137k...

FOX 32 teamed up with watchdog group "Open the Books" to expose another high-ranking state official walking off the job with a six-figure payout. How did he get it? By cashing in un-used......

 2018-07-20 03:20 

CBS Chicago

Car Crashes Into Westmont Pizzeria...

A car crashed into a restaurant in Westmont around 7:30 Thursday night....

 2018-07-20 03:19 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Protesters rally outside Mayor Emanuel's home over deadly police shooting...

People who are angry over a deadly Chicago police shooting took their protest right to the mayor's doorstep on Thursday....

 2018-07-20 03:16 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Controversy surrounds conversion of Chicago elementary school to high school...

Chicago Public Schools is getting an earful over plans to close and convert a South Loop elementary school....

 2018-07-20 03:15 

CBS Chicago

Tornadoes Rip Through Neighborhoods In Central Iowa...

Sirens went off in Central Iowa, as residents watched two funnel clouds rip through neighborhoods....

 2018-07-20 03:12 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Police: Man steals date's car, goes on another date...

Police in Memphis say a man stole his date's car and drove it to a date with another woman....

 2018-07-20 03:11 

Chicago Tribune

Sheriff: 8 dead, several others injured after Missouri tourist boat capsizes...

A tourist boat apparently capsized on a lake Thursday night in Missouri, leaving at least eight people dead and several others hospitalized, a sheriff said. The Springfield News-Leader reported that Stone County Sheriff Doug Rader said a Ride the Ducks to...

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