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3 Dead, at Least 38 Wounded in Chicago Shootings

3 Dead, at Least 38 Wounded in Chicago Shootings

WATCH LIVE Days of our Lives Sonny has a painfully honest discussion with Paul about Will; Bonnie tries to seduce Victor. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Three people have been killed and at least 38 have been wounded in shootings across Chicago this weekend.

Chicago Searches for Its Next Christmas Tree

Chicago Searches for Its Next Christmas Tree

Think your evergreen tree could become the center of Chicago’s holiday celebration this year?  The search is on for the city’s next official Christmas tree.  Submissions must be 55 feet or taller, a spruce or fir, and located less than 100 miles from downtown.  At least two photos of the tree, one close up and one from afar, must be submitted by Oct. 20.  To nominate a tree, submissions must include the owner’s name, address, phone and email along with a brief essay on why the tree should be Chicago’s offiical Christmas tree.

Cargo Plane of Supplies Heads from Chicago to Puerto Rico

Cargo Plane of Supplies Heads from Chicago to Puerto Rico

A cargo plane full of supplies was set to leave Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport Monday morning, bound for hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. The mission is the result of numerous donations from individuals and corporations across the Chicago area.

Megyn Kelly Talks Work, Family & Trump Ahead of Show’s Debut

Megyn Kelly Talks Work, Family & Trump Ahead of Show’s Debut

WATCH LIVE Days of our Lives Sonny has a painfully honest discussion with Paul about Will; Bonnie tries to seduce Victor. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Megyn Kelly will face a new challenge as she makes her debut on morning TV Monday with her new NBC show “Megyn Kelly Today.”  Known for her edge and toughness during her previous time at Fox, mornings will be a different beast for Kelly as she transitions to her new role.  But does she think she’s too tough for the daypart?

Jordan Addresses Trump’s Battle With Sports World: Report

Jordan Addresses Trump’s Battle With Sports World: Report

Add Michael Jordan to the list of sports figures addressing President Donald Trump’s comments about national anthem protests and activist athletes. The Chicago Bulls legend and current Charlotte Hornets owner told the Charlotte Observer in a statement “one of the fundamental rights this country is founded on was freedom of speech, and we have a long tradition of nonviolent, peaceful protest.” “Those who exercise the right to peacefully express themselves should not be demonized or ostracized,” the statement read.

Forecast: More Heat

Forecast: More Heat

unable to retrieve full-text content  Kalee Dionne has the latest forecast update for the Chicago area.

Gov. Rauner ‘Strongly’ Disagrees With Anthem Protests

Gov. Rauner ‘Strongly’ Disagrees With Anthem Protests

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner on Monday denounced protests taking place during the national anthem, but did not go so far as to side with President Donald Trump on the matter.  In a statement, Rauner, who is part-owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers, said he “strongly” disagrees “with those who disrepect our flag and our anthem.” “To me they are disrespecting the foundations of our country, the veterans who risked their lives for our democracy, and the men and women who fight every day and make the ultimate sacrifice to defend our liberties,” the statement read.

Chicago’s Heat Wave Unlike Any Other for This Time of Year

Chicago’s Heat Wave Unlike Any Other for This Time of Year

Chicago’s recent round of late hot temperatures aren’t just unusual, they’re unprecedented. According to the National Weather Service, there has never been a heat wave this long and this hot recorded this late in the year in the city.  Chicago has never seen five consecutive days with high temperatures at or above 92 degrees this late in the season.

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