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Man, 64, dies weeks after being struck by vehicle in Belmont Central

A pedestrian died Friday morning after being struck by a vehicle earlier this month in the Belmont Central neighborhood on the West Side. Zbigniew Czekalski, 64, was struck by the vehicle about 6:20 a.m. Jan. 3 in the 6200 block of West Belmont, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County Medica

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-20 22:08:00

Overnight Gary house fire claims 2 lives, sends teenage girl to hospital

GARY - An elderly couple died and a teenage girl was seriously injured in a house fire overnight in the city's Glen Park East section. The Gary Fire Department received a call at 12:12 a.m. Saturday for a residential structure fire in the 6700 block of Delaware Street, department spokesman Mark Jon

NWI.COM - 2018-01-20 21:20:00

Man charged with molesting 3-year-old in Gary

CROWN POINT - A man is accused of sexually assaulting a 3-year-old female relative. Dion A. Gober, 30, was charged Wednesday in Lake Criminal Court with child molestation on allegations he groped the girl Tuesday at a home in the 1300 block of Ralston Street in Gary, according to court documents. Th

NWI.COM - 2018-01-19 21:15:00

17-year-old girl reported missing from Brighton Park found

A 17-year-old girl who was reported missing Thursday from the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood was found safe according to Chicago Police Friday morning. Kenia Ballina was last seen Wednesday and was reported missing from the 4600 block of South California, police said. A 17-year-old girl w

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-19 18:19:00

2 wounded in Heart of Chicago shooting

Two people were shot Saturday evening in the Heart of Chicago neighborhood on the South Side. About 5:30 p.m., a male was shot in the abdomen and a female suffered a gunshot wound to her foot in the 2100 block of South Damen, according to preliminary information from Chicago Police. Their ages weren

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-20 23:38:00

300K People Joined Women's March in Chicago: Organizers

An estimated 300,000 people gathered in Chicago Saturday for the city's second annual Women's March, organizers said. That total exceeded both expectations on turnout as well as the attendance at last year's march, organizers said. This year's event was dubbed the "March to the Polls," as the Women

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-01-20 18:55:11

Former suburban elementary school teacher gets 10 years in prison for child porn

WHEATON, Ill. (AP) -- A former suburban Chicago elementary school teacher who pleaded guilty to felony child pornography charges has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison. In a news release, DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin says that 29-year-old Andrew Clarke was sentenced on Friday

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-01-21 01:53:00

No cops to be charged in 2016 shooting of Paul O'Neal

This frame grab from a body cam provided by the Independent Police Review Authority, police officers fire into a stolen car driven by Paul O'Neal on July 28. | Chicago Police Department / IPRA No charges will be filed against any Chicago Police officers in connection with the July 2016 shooting deat

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2018-01-19 20:25:00

Man shot during dice game in Beaumont

Beaumont police are searching for a 26-year-old man who fired several shots at a 23-year-old man in disturbance stemming from a dice game at about 1:30 am Saturday, at 5080 Helbig Road, Plymouth Village. The victim was shot several times in the legs. The suspect left. The victim is expected to be

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-20 09:30:57

Breaking News: Port Arthur under Boil Water Notice

BREAKING NEWS: The entire City of Port Arthur, with the exception of Sabine Pass and Port Acres, is under a Boil Water Notice due to the large number of water line breaks and leaks in the city, according to information city spokeswoman LaRisa Carpenter provided to KFDM News and Fox 4 News. To ensure


Two People Arrested for Endangering a Child

Haven Iglesias, a 22 year old Beaumont woman, was located inside of the vehicle, holding her 4 month old baby. Due to Sanders' reckless actions during the pursuit, as well as Iglesias holding the baby during the pursuit, they were both charged with Endangering a Child. Sanders and Iglesias were tran

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-20 14:34:15

Two Beaumont high schools to merge to create 6-A school

BEAUMONT - The number of public high schools went from three to two overnight. The Beaumont Independent School District Board of Managers voted at their regular meeting on Thursday to merge Central High School with Ozen High School, creating a 6-A school. West Brook is the other 6-A public high scho

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-01-20 22:37:00

Burst of brilliance from Port Arthur

Port Arthur's on-again, off-again romance with Janis Joplin emerges at key dates, like Friday's. Born Jan. 19, 1943, the rock and blues icon would have turned 75 today, something that, for her contemporaries and children of the '60s, is near impossible to imagine. Born in Port Arthur, she was from t

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-01-19 17:47:03

Water pressure up in some parts of Port Arthur

UPDATE: The city of Port Arthur has lifted its boil water notice. Previous report below: It's been two days and Port Arthur is still under a boil water notice. Due to hundreds of pipe leaks throughout the city, pressure dropped, prompting that boil notice. PAISD closed schools Friday as a precaution

KFDM-TV - 2018-01-19 22:32:21

And Now You Know: J.W. Griffin, Backyard Wildcatter

A wildcatter is an American term for an individual who drillswildcat wells, which are exploration oil wells drilled in areas not known to be oil fields. Notable wildcatters include Glenn McCarthy, Thomas Baker Slick, Sr. and Mike Benedum, Joe Trees, Clem S. Clarke, and Columbus Marion Joiner; the la

ORANGE LEADER - 2018-01-20 22:48:26

Lamar Port Arthur postpones Saturday game

Staff report Lamar State College Port Arthur has postponed its scheduled Saturday basketball game against Jacksonville College, citing concerns about availability of water on campus. A date for making up this game will be announced soon, the college said in an issued statement. Staff report Lamar S

PORT ARTHUR NEWS - 2018-01-19 19:26:00

The Latest: Authorities find body of missing mudslide victim

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on the victims of deadly mudslides in Southern California (all times local): 6:48 p.m. The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office has located the body of a woman missing since recent mudslides struck a Southern California coastal town. Authorities say the body of 28-year

SFGATE - 2018-01-21 03:23:00

Sex Offender Arrested For Masturbating At Public Library

San Andreas, CA - A local man with a prior sexual offense record is now sitting in the Calaveras County jail following his no-bail arrest for disturbing behavior outside the Calaveras County Library San Andreas branch. According to Calaveras County Sheriff's spokesperson Sgt. Rachelle Whiting, a dep

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2018-01-19 21:55:00

West Sacramento dad who killed children sentenced to life in prison

The West Sacramento father who admitted to killing his three young children last year in their apartment was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility for parole. Robert Hodges, 32, pleaded guilty Dec. 14 to three counts of premeditated murder of his three children, with three speci

KCRA.COM - 2018-01-19 17:56:00

Witness On The Lam Sought For Payne Trial Underway

San Andreas, CA - Today, as the jury trial for Copperopolis man Dean Payne continues, the judge issued an arrest warrant for a no-show witness. This morning Judge Susan Harlan approved an arrest warrant for Tuolumne and Calaveras County transient James Leroy O'Bird, a key witness who was present whe

MYMOTHERLODE.COM - 2018-01-19 21:00:00