EXPERT EXPLAINS WHY SOMEONE WOULD CREATE A HOAX TO MAKE HEADLINES

CHICAGO - The Jussie Smollett case is hardly the first of its kind. Take a short look back in history and you'll see stunts, hoaxes,...

DANCER WHO IS LOSING VISION - BUT NOT PASSION - INSPIRES OTHERS

GRAYSLAKE, Ill. - Lamaiya Lancaster is a dancer, choreographer and adjunct professor at the College of Lake County. She's also losing...

 
 
 

WORDS OF VICTIMS RINGS OUT DURING VATICAN ABUSE SUMMIT

ROME - As the first day of the Vatican summit on preventing abuse drew to a close, bishops said the summit is not just for talking...

FEDS: COAST GUARD LIEUTENANT COMPILED HIT LIST OF LAWMAKERS

WASHINGTON - A Coast Guard lieutenant who was arrested last week is a “domestic terrorist” who drafted an email discussing biological...

 
 
 

EXAVIER POPE DISCUSSES A NUMBER OF TOPIC ON THURSDAY'S SPORTS FEED

CHICAGO - When it comes to discussing the legal issues of sports, Exavier Pope is our guy to have on Sports Feed. The lawyer appears...

HIGH LEVELS OF CARBON MONOXIDE MAKE STUDENTS, TEACHERS SICK AT SUBURBAN KINDERCARE

TINLEY PARK, Ill. - Rescue personnel responding to reports of a carbon monoxide leak at a KinderCare in Tinley Park detected a high...

 
 
 

OKLAHOMA CITY MAN LOSES OVER 140 POUNDS TO WIN BET WITH FRIENDS

OKLAHOMA CITY - A bet made during a night of drinking left one Oklahoma man down 140 pounds and up $2,000 , according to KFOR. Tyler...

MAN SELLS VCR ON EBAY, RECEIVES HEARTWARMING LETTER FROM BUYER

ST. LOUIS - What seemed like an ordinary eBay transaction to one St. Louis man turned into a heartwarming interaction with the customer...

 
 
 

‘WHY SO MANY RESOURCES FOR THIS CASE?': CHICAGO PASTOR QUESTIONS JUSSIE SMOLLETT INVESTIGATION

CHICAGO - Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson on Thursday said police treated the Jussie Smollett case just like any other. But for...

CANDIDATES MAKE FINAL PUSH TO VOTERS AS ELECTION ONLY 5 DAYS AWAY

CHICAGO - The campaign for mayor is down to its final five days and 14 candidates are vying to replace Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who is not...

 
 
 

IOWA REP. STEVE KING SAYS HE'LL SEEK RE-ELECTION IN 2020

JOHNSTON, Iowa - Iowa Rep. Steve King says he will seek re-election despite Republican House leadership's move to strip him of his...

MAN, 39, FATALLY SHOT FOLLOWING ALTERCATION IN CAR, CHICAGO POLICE SAY

CHICAGO - A 39-year-old man was fatally shot Thursday in North Lawndale following an altercation inside the victim's car, police said. It...

 
 
 

OHIO GIRL DIES ONE DAY AFTER SHE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH STREP THROAT AND FLU

MASON, Ohio- A family and community in Ohio is mourning the loss of a 10-year-old girl who passed away this week after she was diagnosed...

EXPERTS SAY HATE CRIMES ARE ON THE RISE, REGARDLESS OF JUSSIE SMOLLETT'S CASE

CHICAGO - Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said Thursday that "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett "took advantage of the pain...

 
 
 

FDA CHIEF: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT MIGHT STEP IN IF STATES DON'T CHANGE LAX VACCINE LAWS

WASHINGTON - The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says that if states don't require more schoolchildren to get vaccinated,...

FDA PROPOSES NEW SUNSCREEN REGULATIONS

WASHINGTON - The US Food and Drug Administration is proposing new regulations on over-the-counter sunscreens in an effort to keep up...

 
 
 
Man charged after fatal shooting of 57-year-old in homeless encampment

MAN CHARGED AFTER FATAL SHOOTING OF 57-YEAR-OLD IN HOMELESS ENCAMPMENT

George Arroyo CHICAGO - A man was charged in connection to a fatal shooting in an encampment for people experiencing homeless on the...

NEW ELECTION ORDERED IN DISPUTED NORTH CAROLINA HOUSE RACE

RALEIGH, N.C. - North Carolina's elections board Thursday ordered a new election in the nation's last undecided congressional race...

 
 
 

AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS CAUTIONED PILOT IN FATAL CALIFORNIA CRASH: NTSB REPORT

The National Transportation Safety Board is out with its preliminary report on a plane crash that killed a man who was posing as a...

‘IT'S SIMPLY SHAMEFUL': CHICAGO'S TOP COP ANGRY OVER ALLEGED JUSSIE SMOLLETT HOAX

CHICAGO - Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson took it personally when detectives determined that “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett...

 
 
 



New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted 5-0 Thursday to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District. Read more ...

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

A mom in Louisiana shared a viral video of a high school fight and now has to answer for her actions, authorities said. Read more ...

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

A snowman near the famous "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign and snowballs were just some of the ways people marked the rare snowfall there. Read more ...

'Dedicated worker': Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins huge lottery...

'Dedicated worker': Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins huge lottery prize

A park ranger furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a lottery jackpot worth tens of millions of dollars. Read more ...

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit and killed a pedestrian in a...

Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit and killed a pedestrian in a late-night car accident, police say

Syracuse men's basketball head coach Jim Boeheim was involved in a car accident in which he struck and killed a man on Interstate 690, according to the Syracuse Police The man... Read more ...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that stunned spectators

Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out just 33 seconds into the game. Read more ...

Official: Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit, killed pedestrian on...

Official: Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit, killed pedestrian on highway

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday night in New York, officials say. Read more ...

How to parallel park perfectly, every time

How to parallel park perfectly, every time

With a little geometry and a few ground rules, you can snug into just about any spot. Read more ...

Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man walking on an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man's... Read more ...

Rory McIlroy storms to lead in Mexico Championship, Tiger Woods 8 back

Rory McIlroy storms to lead in Mexico Championship, Tiger Woods 8 back

MEXICO CITY - Rory McIlroy flirted with a hole-in-one on the same par 4 where Tiger Woods hit out-of-bounds with his first shot in Mexico. That's about how their days went... Read more ...