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New Documentary on Cubs Fandom to Air Thursday Night

New Documentary on Cubs Fandom to Air Thursday Night

As much as the Chicago Cubs’ World Series championship meant to the team, it meant even more to the fans that had been supporting the club throughout their 108 year drought, and a new documentary debuting Thursday night on MLB Network captures those emotions perfectly. The documentary, called “Joy in Wrigleyville,” features Cubs fans from all walks of life as they lived and died with the Cubs throughout their World Series run earlier this year.

Comptroller Mendoza Puts State Employee Bonuses on Hold

Comptroller Mendoza Puts State Employee Bonuses on Hold

Comptroller Susana Mendoza announced Wednesday that she would prioritize payments to the state’s “most vulnerable” instead of promised bonuses for state employees as the state continues to operate without a balanced budget. According to a release from the comptroller’s office, Mendoza instructed her staff to issue a directive prioritizing social services, education, and public safety payments over employee bonus payments, fulfilling one of the Democrat’s campaign pledges.

Several Inches of Snow Possible by Next Week in Chicago Area

Several Inches of Snow Possible by Next Week in Chicago Area

Kalee Dionne has the latest on a snowy forecast for the Chicago area. (Published 5 hours ago) Get your shovels ready Chicago! The area could see some serious snow this weekend, with several inches of accumulation possible by the beginning of next week.  Models differ dramatically as the winter systems approach, but all agree that the first round of snow is set to arrive Saturday night and into Sunday morning.  While forecast totals could change as the weekend nears, some models predict as much as 5 inches could fall in and around Chicago by Sunday morning.  On the contrary, another model forecasts only an inch or less will fall in that time.

GOP’s ‘Boss Madigan’ Site Now Targeting Chris Kennedy

GOP’s ‘Boss Madigan’ Site Now Targeting Chris Kennedy

Illinois Republicans added potential gubernatorial candidate Chris Kennedy to a growing list of Democrats targeted on their “Boss Madigan” blog , which attacks House Speaker Michael Madigan’s “web of influence” over members of his party. Kennedy, who is reportedly gearing up to challenge Gov.

Nuclear Plant on Lake Michigan Plans to Permanently Shut Down

Nuclear Plant on Lake Michigan Plans to Permanently Shut Down

A nuclear power plant with a recent history of reported leaks and shutdowns is expected to power down permanently in late 2018. Chris Coffey reports.

CPD Thanks Officers Who Helped Cubs Fans Celebrate

CPD Thanks Officers Who Helped Cubs Fans Celebrate

The Chicago Police Department on Wednesday released a tribute video thanking the many officers who worked to help Cubs fans celebrate the team’s World Series win.  The more than 5-minute video thanks the “thousands of officers and partners who worked countless hours in front and behind the scenes to ensure America could celebrate our World Champion CUBS safely.” More than a dozen people were arrested amid the raucous celebration outside Wrigley Field after the Chicago Cubs won their first World Series in more than a century. According to the Office of Emergency Management, the arrests were primarily for disorderly conduct and reckless conduct.

Police Search For Thief After Brutal Attack on 94-Year-Old

Police Search For Thief After Brutal Attack on 94-Year-Old

A 94-year-old woman was attacked in her home Thursday by a man who fled in a stolen car before crashing it and eluding police, authorities confirmed. Trina Orlando reports.

Mother of Once-Conjoined Twins Posts Facebook Video of Boys

Mother of Once-Conjoined Twins Posts Facebook Video of Boys

Twins Jadon and Anias McDonald before they were successfully separated in a surgery at the Childrens Hospital at Montefiore that took more than 20 hours. The mother of once-conjoined twins from Illinois posted a Facebook video of the recovering boys that users are going gaga over.

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