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Man Charged With Killing, Robbing Cabbie On South Side

CHICAGO (CBS) – A 28-year-old man has been charged with killing and robbing a cab driver in the Princeton Park neighborhood last week. Eric Taylor, of the 8500 block of South Parnell Avenue, has been charged with one count each of first-degree murder and armed robbery with a firearm, police said. On March 14, a […]

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Pilot Impersonator Arrested at Philly Int'l Airport: FBI

A French man impersonating a pilot was arrested at Philadelphia International Airport on Wednesday night after boarding a U.S. Airways flight scheduled to fly to West Palm Beach, Photo Credit: Philadelphia Police Go to Source Author:

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You Are Here: NASA Releases "Best Map Ever of the Universe"

Thanks to what scientists have dubbed the “best map ever of the universe,” NASA now believes the universe is expanding slower than previously thought and is nearly 100 million years older than previous estimates… Photo Credit: ESA and the Planck Collaboration Go to Source Author:

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Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run On SW Side

CHICAGO (STMW) – A 58-year-old woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver while she was walking in the Southwest Side Brighton Park neighborhood Thursday night, authorities said. Ida Quintanilla was struck by a dark-colored SUV in the 4500 block of South Archer Avenue about 8:40 p.m., police said. The driver of the SUV fled the […]

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Three Suspects Sought In Robbery Of Morris Cell Phone Store

MORRIS, Ill. (STMW) – Police are looking for three men who robbed a southwest suburban Morris cell phone store Monday. At 5:43 p.m. three men entered the Sprint store in the 1400 block of Division Street and showed a gun to an employee, Police Chief Brent Dite said. The trio left after taking merchandise. No […]

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Teen Surrenders To Police For Alleged Home Invasion, Rape

BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (STMW) – Police say an Aurora teen forced his way into a girl’s southwest suburban Bolingbrook house to sexually assault her last summer. Zachary M. Holland, 18, turned himself in last week, after police obtained a warrant charging him with home invasion and aggravated criminal sexual assault for the July 30, 2012 incident, […]

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Dad Reunited With Baby’s Cremated Remains After 26 Years

CARPENTERSVILLE, Ill. (STMW) – Jerry Wolf was driving a truck full of cattle in Colorado when his mother called from Carpentersville. She’d just read a story about the Kane County Coroner’s Office trying to connect families with about 50 unclaimed cremated remains that had been lying in storage for years. And the name of his […]

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Off-Duty CTA Worker Suspected Of DUI In Crash With Ambulance

CHICAGO (CBS) – An off-duty CTA employee was arrested in the Back of the Yards neighborhood overnight, on suspicion of drunk driving, after crashing into an ambulance carrying a patient to the hospital. Around 12:30 a.m. Thursday, a Chicago Fire Department ambulance was transporting a patient and a family member to the University of Illinois […]

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