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Firefighters Respond to Brush Fire in Kankakee County

Firefighters Respond to Brush Fire in Kankakee County

More than 100 firefighters were responding to a brush fire in Kankakee County Monday afternoon, a fire official confirmed. Smoke could be seen billowing from a wooded area in Pembroke while about half a dozen fire department vehicles lined a nearby street about 1:35 p.m.

Plane Blows 2 Tires Before Takeoff at O’Hare: Officials

Plane Blows 2 Tires Before Takeoff at O’Hare: Officials

A United Airlines flight departing from O’Hare International Airport blew two of its tires before it could take off Monday afternoon, officials confirmed. Flight 306 headed to Ft.

$6K Reward Offered a Year After South Suburban Murder

$6K Reward Offered a Year After South Suburban Murder

19-year-old DeArrea Haymond was shot and killed outside her boyfriend Brandan Hudson’s home in south suburban Dolton Thursday evening. Hudson, 25, was shot three times as well and is in critical condition.

Man Killed in Fire on Chicago’s NW Side: Officials

Man Killed in Fire on Chicago’s NW Side: Officials

An overnight fire left a person dead Monday at a home on Chicago’s Northwest Side and a Chicago family says the man killed was a homeless man they took in during a time of need. Chicago fire officials said they received a called just after 3 a.m.

Missing Baby Found Safe, Search for Mother Continues: Family

Missing Baby Found Safe, Search for Mother Continues: Family

Family members say an 11-month-old child who authorities believed may have been abducted from Streator, Illinois, along with his mother, was dropped off at a family friend’s home over the weekend, but the search for the boy’s mother continued early Monday morning.  Mindy Stratton, the mother of missing person Kayla Stratton, said her grandson Paul Merritte was left in his car seat on an acquaintance’s porch late Sunday evening.  The news was confirmed by the LaSalle County Sheriff’s office late Monday morning, who said the baby was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Streator for a health evaluation.

SWAT Responding to ‘Incident’ on Chicago’s West Side

SWAT Responding to ‘Incident’ on Chicago’s West Side

SWAT teams were responding to an incident on Chicago’s West Side Monday morning. Chicago police said the incident was reported around 7:45 a.m.

See All the Records Broken During Chicago’s Warm February

See All the Records Broken During Chicago’s Warm February

unable to retrieve full-text content Chicago has broken a number of decades-old records with spring and summer-like temperatures hitting the area this February. Here’s a look at the records broken so far.

Obama Library Architects Say Project May Need $1.5B: Report

Obama Library Architects Say Project May Need $1.5B: Report

Former President Barack Obama may need some additional cash flow to get the Obama Presidential Center built in Chicago, according to a report. Former President Barack Obama may need some additional cash flow to get the Obama Presidential Center built in Chicago, according to a report.

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