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Dundee Road To Close For 6 Months During Construction

NORTHBROOK, IL - A $6.5 million bridge replacement project is expected to close Dundee Road to through traffic for six months. The bridge over the North Branch of the Chicago River at Lee Road needs to be removed and replaced, according to state and village officials. Construction is anticipated to

PATCH - 2018-01-16 19:26:49

Chevy stolen in south Evanston

A 2006 Chevrolet was stolen at Elmwood Avenue and Howard Street in south Evanston.This among the stories in today's daily crime bulletin from Evanston police. Elmwood at Howard A silver, four-door 2006 Chevrolet was stolen near Elmwood Avenue and Howard Street between 1:30 a.m. and 7:54 a.m. Friday.

EVANSTONNOW.COM - 2018-01-16 22:44:00

Crash Victim Was On Way To Watch Son Play Basketball

PARK RIDGE, IL - A Park Ridge man who was on his way to see his son and nephew play in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day high school basketball tournament in western Illinois on Monday died in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 88, where 'white-out" conditions were reported at the time. Thomas Gardine

PATCH - 2018-01-17 06:01:00

SWAT team called for intoxicated man barricaded inside Englewood home

A SWAT team was called Tuesday evening in for an intoxicated man who barricaded himself inside an Englewood neighborhood home on the South Side. Officers arrived about 5:15 p.m. to the home in the 7000 block of South Throop, according to Chicago Police. The man barricaded himself in the home and was

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-17 02:15:00

Dancer Paralyzed By O'Hare Bus Shelter Wins $115M Settlement

CHICAGO, IL - A Vernon Hills dancer who won a nearly $150 million judgment in a personal injury case last summer after she was paralyzed by a collapsing bus shelter at O'Hare International Airport has reached a settlement with the City of Chicago, the injured woman's lawyers said Tuesday. The $115 m

PATCH - 2018-01-17 00:42:00

Two gubernatorial candidates support repealing Illinois's rent control ban

As the March gubernatorial primary approaches, two candidates have now expressed support for repealing Illinois's Rent Control Preemption Act-a 1997 law that prohibits municipalities from enacting any form of regulation on residential or commercial rent prices. This week state senator Daniel Biss a

CHICAGO READER - 2018-01-17 01:06:00

Chicago Women's March 2018: What you need to know

CHICAGO - The Women's March in Chicago attracted over 250,000 participants in 2017, and following a year where the #MeToo movement dominated headlines, organizers expect a large turnout again this year. Organized as a "sister march" to the Women's March in Washington in 2017, organizers expected aro

WGNTV.COM - 2018-01-17 01:28:20

Ald. wants stiffer penalties for crimes near senior housing

An ordinance introduced by Ald. Chris Taliaferro (29th) would add penalties for crimes that involve weapons and happen near senior housing. Taliaferro said he proposed the ordinance after he visited a senior home in his ward and saw that its residents were afraid to go outside because drug dealers w

AUSTIN WEEKLY NEWS - 2018-01-16 23:07:00

Man accused of child sex headed to state prison for previous gun charge

WILKES-BARRE - A West Pittston man who is currently facing child-sex charges was resentenced on a previous gun charge Tuesday. Mendel Fernandes, 38, must serve 50 to 100 months - or four years and two months to eight years and four months - in state prison for possessing a firearm as a felon. Fernan

TIMES-LEADER - 2018-01-17 02:12:10

Slick Roads Blamed for Rollover Crash

SCOTT TOWNSHIP -- Police say slick roads are to blame for a rollover in Lackawanna County. It happened around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Officers say the vehicle hit a guide rail and flipped over after losing control on Green Grove Road in Scott Township. That driver was taken to the hospital, but is expect

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-01-17 04:03:14

Two suspected heroin dealers charged

Two suspected heroin dealers have been placed into custody by Athens Township Police following an incident that occurred on Jan. 15. Court documents state that both Michael Jay Pack, 36, and Sasha Lynn Barrett, 30, of Waverly, New York, have been remanded to the Bradford County Correctional Facility

DAILY REVIEW & SUNDAY REVIEW - 2018-01-16 11:00:00

Man on the street: 'If you could be anywhere else in the world right now, where would you be?'

Sam Kupetsky, Scranton "I would be here where I am. I'm with people I love." "Spain. I would like to learn the language." Talia Herrera Scranton "On the beach in a warm place." Joan Kupetsky Factoryville "I would be here in northeast PA. I love it." Flo Wheatley Hop Bottom "Somewhere where it's nice

THEABINGTONJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-16 18:45:33

Snow Day in Forest City

FOREST CITY - Most kids will do just about anything for a snow day, and Tuesday, a lot of students in the area got one. It was a neighborhood party at the Old Church Hill in Forest City Tuesday. Chrstie St. Hilaire texted her neighbors and said to get dressed, get your sleds, and meet at 1 p.m. "We'

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-01-16 22:33:54

Mother, Son Accused of Stealing Wallet at Clarion Medical Facility, Attempting to Use Debit Card

MONROE TWP., Pa. (EYT) - A mother and son are facing felony charges for allegedly stealing a wallet and attempting to use the victim's debit card. According to court documents, criminal charges were filed against 48-year-old Tricia Mae Bunnell and 25-year-old Terry L. McMunn, both of Franklin. Acco

EXPLORECLARION.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Dalton resident Kellie Marie Tinna graduates from Clemson University

CLEMSON, S.C. - Kellie Marie Tinna, of Dalton, graduated from Clemson University with a Master of Science in Biological Sciences. Tinna was among more than 1,400 students who received degrees at winter graduation ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum. CLEMSON, S.C. - Kellie Marie Tinna, of Dalton, gradu

THEABINGTONJOURNAL.COM - 2018-01-17 00:40:16

Taste Test: The Impossible Burger

There's a new plant-based burger on the market that's now being served at The Gravity Inn in Waymart. This veggie patty boasts having a beefy flavor and may just fool meat eaters into thinking they're eating the real thing. Newswatch 16's Kerry Brazen had some customers taste the Impossible Burger.

WNEP-TV 16 - 2018-01-17 01:12:25

Driver Crashes Into Icy Delaware River, Leaves Girlfriend to Die: Police

A man is accused of leaving his girlfriend to die after he crashed his car into the icy Delaware River in Burlington City, New Jersey Sunday. Police say Jacob Garrett, 24, of Burlington City, was driving at a high speed with Stephanie White, 23, also of Burlington City, in the passenger seat shortly

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-01-16 03:07:23

Woman accidentally leaves backpack full of heroin outside school, police say

BENSALEM, Pa. - A Pennsylvania woman faces drug charges after accidentally leaving a backpack containing four "bricks" of heroin outside a school, police said. 26-year-old Natasha Willis was charged with possession with intent to deliver heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia, according to Bens

FOX5SANDIEGO.COM - 2018-01-15 18:34:51

Gunman Shoots Boy and Teen Brother in West Philadelphia

Police say the brothers may have been targeted by a group of other children they were feuding with at school though this has not yet been confirmed. SHUTTERSTOCK A gunman shot a boy and his teen brother in West Philadelphia Tuesday night. The 12-year-old boy and his 15-year-old brother were on the 6

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-01-17 02:20:30

Police: Suspect Wanted After 2 Boys Shot In Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Two boys were rushed to the hospital after getting shot in West Philadelphia on Tuesday night. It happened around 7:45 p.m. at 60th and Ludlow Streets. Police say a 12-year-old boy was shot in the neck and a 15-year-old boy was shot in the chest, hand and arm. Officers took both

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-16 22:36:11