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Des Moines police investigating after shots fired from McDonald's parking lot

Des Moines police investigating after shots fired from McDonald's parking lot

40 minutes ago   |   KCCI

Investigators say the man was parked at the McDonald's on East 14th Street near the State Capitol building when he got out of his vehicle and shot at a car driving on Des...
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Residents can return after air deemed safe from train derailment in East Palestine

42 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Evacuated residents can safely return to the Ohio village where crews burned toxic chemicals after a train derailed five days ago near the Pennsylvania state line, East...
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Weekend fire at Sims Metal in Pilsen underscores environmental and health concerns, residents and alderman say

54 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

No flames were visible and the Chicago Fire Department was called “out of an abundance of caution,” according to a statement from Sims.
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A break from soccer was best Chicago Fire FC forward, Schaumburg native Chris Mueller

A break from soccer was best Chicago Fire FC forward, Schaumburg native Chris Mueller

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Everyone needs a break, right? For Chris Mueller, that usually wasn't the case when it came to his life's passion "I've never needed a break from soccer. I've gone...
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TJ Hockenson Reflects on Brutal Final Play of Vikings Season

TJ Hockenson Reflects on Brutal Final Play of Vikings Season

1 hour ago   |   SI

The Minnesota tight end weighed in on the heartbreaking ending to the team's 2022 campaign. The 2022 NFL season did not end as planned for Vikings tight end TJ Hockenson...
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China has a global spy balloon operation collecting intel on other countries' militaries, including 'strategic bases' in the US, officials say

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 2 recover a high-altitude surveillance balloon off the coast of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Feb. 5, 2023. Petty Officer...
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No injuries reported after explosion, chemical fire at Geneva factory

2 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

No one was injured after an explosion and chemical fire Tuesday afternoon at Olon Industries, 411 Union St., on Geneva's near West Side, according to officials.
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Two teens plead guilty to arson for setting massive fire at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles

2 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The two boys, one from Carol Stream and one from Wheaton, pleaded guilty to starting the three-alarm fire on May 21, 2022, that damaged the main lobby, the Bourbon Street area...
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Brownish water still flowing through town's taps days after cold snap

Brownish water still flowing through town's taps days after cold snap

2 hours ago   |   WCVB

The town had to activate additional, unfiltered wells when broken pipes caused the water system to drop below the levels necessary for fire safety.
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Demetrius Haley didn't tell Tyre Nichols why he'd been pulled over. The Memphis cop was talking on the phone during the stop, documents show

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Demetrius Haley is one of five former Memphis police officers charged with murder in Tyre Nichols' death. Memphis Police Department via AP Former Memphis officer Demetrius...
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Kansas City, Independence districts say it will cancel classes on the day of...

Kansas City, Independence districts say it will cancel classes on the day of a Super Bowl parade if the Chiefs win

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Damar Hamlin 'will play professional football again,' NFL players union...

Damar Hamlin 'will play professional football again,' NFL players union doctor says

The doctor's optimistic prognosis comes just over a month after Hamlin went into cardiac arrest after making a tackle in a game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Read more ...

Trump Had Some Surprisingly Nice Things to Say About Biden's SOTU Address

He didn't totally hate it. Read more ...

Biden calls for police reform after past congressional failures

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Arkansas Gov. Sanders proposes raises, vouchers in bill

Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders proposed on Wednesday an overhaul of the state's schools that will pair a 39% raise in starting teacher pay with a new voucher program that... Read more ...

Permit issued for demolition of historic DeLand hotel, officials say

Permit issued for demolition of historic DeLand hotel, officials say

Structural engineers recommended the demolition of the entire hotel after conducting an assessment on the building. Read more ...

North Korea's antique fighter jets are still keeping the US and South Korea...

Kim Jong Un in a Korean People's Army Air and Anti-Air Force aircraft in a photo released by state media in October 2014. REUTERS/KCNA North Korea has a relatively large air... Read more ...

Temple University says it's suspending free tuition and health coverage for...

Temple University is denying health care benefits and tuition remission to graduate students who take part in a strike over low pay. Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty... Read more ...

Gravestones damaged in historic Vineland, NJ cemetery

Vineland police are now asking for help in figuring out who ran down grave markers and several water pipes sometime over the weekend. Read more ...

'All hands on deck': Philadelphia police preparing for Super Bowl crowds

The Philadelphia Streets Department also plays a major role. Police will let everyone "have the street" on Sunday night. Sanitation is using their trucks as blockers to protect... Read more ...