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Trevor van Riemsdyk to Skate for Team USA This Spring

Trevor van Riemsdyk to Skate for Team USA This Spring

After his Blackhawks were eliminated, Trevor van Riemsdyk will hope to have a different result on the ice when he skates for Team USA in the upcoming World Championships. The Chicago Blackhawks got swept out of the postseason by the Nashville Predators, but at least one of their players will hope for a different result on the world stage.

Search Continues for Missing Girl in Joliet

Search Continues for Missing Girl in Joliet

Crews continued to scour Joliet Township Wednesday morning as the frantic search continued for a 16-month-old girl who went missing the day before. Police say Semaj Crosby wandered away from her parents at their home in the Preston Heights neighborhood just after 4 p.m.

Ramp From Eisenhower to Dan Ryan Reopens After Semi Rollover

Ramp From Eisenhower to Dan Ryan Reopens After Semi Rollover

A semi truck rolled over early Wednesday, closing the ramp from the Eisenhower Expressway to the Dan Ryan Expressway for several hours. The crash happened about 2:45 a.m.

Sen. Ted Cruz Wants El Chapo to Pay for Border Wall

Sen. Ted Cruz Wants El Chapo to Pay for Border Wall

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City Treasurer Summers Announces He Will Not Run for Gov.

City Treasurer Summers Announces He Will Not Run for Gov.

Chicago’s City Treasurer announced Wednesday morning that he will not join the Democratic pack running for governor and will instead put his support behind billionaire JB Pritzker.  “I have decided not to enter the Democratic primary,” Kurt Summers said during his announcement. “This decision was extremely difficult for me.” Appointed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel to his current position, Summers had made it clear he has larger political goals. If he had joined the race, he would have been the only African American candidate for the state’s top office.  Already there are six candidates looking to oppose Governor Bruce Rauner in November 2018.  The endorsement for Pritzker is seen as a blow to Chris Kennedy, who is polling well in the African American community.

$3M Bond for Man Charged in ‘Road Rage’ Shooting on I-88

$3M Bond for Man Charged in ‘Road Rage’ Shooting on I-88

A judge on Wednesday set bond at $3 million for a tow truck driver accused of fatally shooting a semi-trailer driver on Interstate 88 in what authorities believe was a road rage incident.  Anthony Tillmon, 34, of Lansing, was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, accused of shooting the semi driver to death last week on I-88 near Oak Brook, Illinois State Police announced. According to authorities, Eduardo Munoz, 43, of Florida was traveling eastbound on the roadway just before 5 p.m.

Rondo Will Not Play vs. Celtics in Game 5

Rondo Will Not Play vs. Celtics in Game 5

Rajon Rondo will not participate in Game 5 of the Bulls’ first round series against the Celtics as he continues to recover from a broken thumb. The fortunes of the Chicago Bulls seemed to change dramatically when point guard Rajon Rondo went down with a broken thumb, but for fans hoping for a miraculous recovery, he delivered some bad news on Wednesday morning.

Girl Took Package Through Locked Gate, Video Shows

Girl Took Package Through Locked Gate, Video Shows

Video taken Monday afternoon shows three girls strolling down a Chicago street, but as they pass a gated yard–a package on the front porch of a house catches their eyes. “I can’t reach it,” one of them says, trying to grab the package through a locked gate on West 34th Street in McKinley Park.

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