OFF-DUTY CHICAGO POLICE OFFICER EXCHANGES GUNFIRE WITH ROBBERY SUSPECT ON SOUTH SIDE

An off-duty Chicago police officer exchanged gunfire with a robbery suspect on the South Side Wednesday morning, police said.

CAT FILTER DURING LIVESTREAM WITH PAKISTANI OFFICIALS LEAVES VIEWERS SCRATCHING THEIR WHISKERS

It was a mistake that had some people in Pakistan scratching their whiskers.

 
 
 

CVS TO INVEST $10M TO FIGHT E-CIGARETTE USE AMONG TEENS

The investment is part of CVS Health's Be The First initiative, a five-year, $50 million effort to "help deliver the nation's first...

"10 YEARS SINCE I SAID GOODBYE:" JAMIE APODY REMEMBERS GARY PAPA

Today marks 10 years since I said goodbye to my "big bro," my mentor, my friend in his hospital room, and watched his young sons do...

 
 
 

WATCH LIVE: CITY, CPS LAUNCHING 'SUMMER FOR CHANGE' PROGRAM

Chicago and Chicago Public Schools are launching a new program to help the city's most at-risk youth that are most likely to be affected...

PHILLIE PHANTIC SHOWS OFF DRAWING SKILLS ON MLB NETWORK

Did you know the Phillie Phanatic can draw? We use the word 'draw' very loosely, by the way.

 
 
 

6 MINUTE MEAL: KENSINGTON QUARTERS' ASPARAGUS CARPACCIO

In this week's 6 Minute Meal, learn the recipe for Kensington Quarters' Asparagus Carpaccio.

LINCOLN PARK ZOO'S EASTERN BLACK RHINO CALF MAKES FIRST PUBLIC APPEARANCE

The critically endangered Eastern Black Rhinoceros was born on May 19, but until now, the calf has been kept inside a private habitat...

 
 
 

STATE DEPARTMENT CONFIRMS DEATH OF 9TH AMERICAN VISITING DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

Another American died during a stay in the Dominican Republic, the U.S. State Department confirmed on Wednesday.

MEN TERRORIZE PEOPLE INSIDE MISSOURI CITY HOME BEFORE STEALING JUST 3 PAIRS OF DESIGNER SHOES

The men assaulted a person, then held two others at gunpoint before taking off with $3,000 worth of Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Versace...

 
 
 

JUNETEENTH: THE OLDEST KNOWN CELEBRATION COMMEMORATING THE END OF SLAVERY IN THE U.S

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States.

MAN FED 'ATTACK SQUIRREL' METH TO MAKE IT AGGRESSIVE, REPORTS SAY

An "attack squirrel" was rescued when deputies seized meth, ammunition, body armor and more during a drug bust.

 
 
 

MEN TERRORIZE PEOPLE INSIDE MISSOURI CITY HOME BEFORE STEALING LOUIS VUITTON, GUCCI SHOES

The men assaulted a person, then held two others at gunpoint before taking off with $3,000 worth of Louis Vuitton, Gucci and Versace...

HOMEOWNER SHOOTS MAN HE CAUGHT SLEEPING IN FRONT YARD IN NW HARRIS CO, DEPUTIES SAY

A homeowner confronted and shot a man who was sleeping in his front yard in northwest Harris County, deputies say.

 
 
 

HOUSE VOTES TO BLOCK MILITARY TRANSGENDER BAN

The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block President Donald Trump's move to restrict transgender men and women from military...

'STUFF OF NIGHTMARES' PHOTOS SHOW REPORTED HUNTSMAN SPIDER EATING PYGMY POSSUM

Justine Latton, who said her husband took the remarkable photos, said it's important to understand the scale of the animals.

 
 
 

INMATE MISSING FROM POMONA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

Police are searching for an offender who went missing from a substance abuse treatment program in Pomona.

DEPUTY ON MEDICAL LEAVE AFTER ALTERCATION WITH RAPTORS EXECUTIVE, ATTORNEY SAYS

A deputy suffered a concussion and is on medical leave after an altercation with the president of the Toronto Raptors as he tried to...

 
 
 

CROSSTOWN CLASSIC CONTINUES WEDNESDAY AFTER ELOY JIMENEZ, WHITE SOX TAKE FIRST GAME OVER CUBS 3-1

South Side baseball fans are rejoicing after Tuesday night's game one of the Crosstown Classic at Wrigley Field.

MAN 'FAKED A HEART ATTACK' DURING CVS ROBBERY: POLICE

Police in Massachusetts said they're still searching for a man who faked a heart attack while his accomplice tried raiding a drugstore's...

 
 
 



Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

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Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

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Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

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Trump raises $24.8 million in less than 24 hours, RNC says

Trump raises $24.8 million in less than 24 hours, RNC says

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UN: Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi's...

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UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

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Amazon's updated Kindle Oasis gains new color adjustable front light

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Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area's history... Read more ...

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

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