A Violent Start To The Summer - And Other News With Mary DixonChicago police report at least 69 shootings over the long Memorial Day weekend ... A 13-year-old girl has died after falling into the Kankakee River; her 12-year-old brother was still missing in the river ... Illinois lawmakers have overridden Governor Rauner's veto of a pension fix for Chicago police and firefighters ... Donald Trump may reveal which veterans' charities will benefit from his January fundraiser ... The head of the Cincinnati Zoo says killing a rare gorilla was a difficult but correct choice. Everything you need to know to start your day.
They're Pumpin' On The Int'l Space Station! - And Other News With Mary DixonAstronauts plan to test the BEAM expandable module as a precursor to a manned mission to Mars. Also: cleanup from storms here and a huge tornado in Kansas ... Illinois House Speaker Madigan pushes through a spending plan ... President Obama says world leaders are rattled by Donald Trump's presidential run ... The Cubs won and the White Sox lost. Everything you need to know to start your day!
Lead In The Water At Tanner Elementary - And Other News With Mary DixonParents have questions about how CPS is handling the lead discovery at the Park Manor school ... Chicago police officers say a guy on a bike shot at them in West Rogers Park early this morning ... At least one protester is under arrest fter demonstrators fought with police at a rally for Donald Trump in Albuquerque ... Airline officials say security lines are much shorter at Chicago's airports ... The Cubs beat the Cardinals ... the White Sox lost to Cleveland. Everything you need to know to start your day!
More Gunfire In Chicago Last Night/This Year - News With Mary DixonThe Trib counts nearly 1,400 shootings in 2016 ... A Baltimore police officer is acquitted in the Freddie Gray case ... President Obama talks human rights in Vietnam ... the TSA Security chief is out ... the Cubs and White Sox lost their night games.
It's A Beautiful Day For The News With Mary DixonBeautiful forecast, ugly news: Chicago police report at least five deaths and more than 30 injuries in shootings over the weekend ... A Lindenhurst man is being held on one-million dollars' bond, after police found pipe bombs in his house ... Illinois lawmakers go back to Springfield ... Bayer wants to buy Monsanto for $62-billion.
Only A 2-Hour Wait At The Airport! - And More News With Mary DixonToday's security lines at O'Hare and Midway are reportedly 2 hours or more ... Chicago aldermen are proposing to privatize screenings at the airports ... An Egyptian airliner crashed in the Mediterranean ... Planet Earth has shattered heat records for a record 12th month in a row. The Cubs won late; the Sox lost. Everything you need to know to start your day!
What Do Donald Trump, Xi Jinping & Dennis Rodman Have In Common? - News With Mary DixonAnswer: North Korea's Kim Jong Oun. Plus ... A 13-year-old Chicago girl and her mother are charged in another teenager's murder ... Chicago Public Schools officials are warning of cuts in per-pupil funding by nearly 40-percent ... The TSA is sending dozens more screening officers to O'Hare and Midway airports ... Hillary Clinton has won the Kentucky presidential primary by a very slim margin; Bernie Sanders won Oregon. Everything you need to know to start your day!
Sinead's Okay In Wilmette - And Other News With Mary Dixonverything you need to know to start your day! Wilmette police report singer-songwriter Sinead O'Connor has been found and is safe after going missing on Sunday ... Chicago aldermen are close to settling two more cases of police officers shooting civilians ... A man was shot and killed on I-57 near 108th Street last night. ... Democratic voters go to the polls today in Kentucky and Oregon; Republicans vote in Oregon's presidential primary.
San Francisco Luring Lucas? - News With Mary DixonSan Francisco officials are talking again to George Lucas about his museum plans ... A climate change demonstration at the BP refinery in Whiting ends in trespassing charges ... A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death on the South Side ... British Prime Minister Cameron calls Donald Trump's Muslim visitors ban "stupid." Everything you need to know to start your day!
US To Transgender Students: Go Where You Wanna Go - Today's News With Mary DixonThe US Justice and Education Departments are telling public school districts to allow transgender students to use the restrooms of their gender identity ... Chicago Public Schools officials warn of deep budget cuts ... Chicago police say a triple murder suspect killed himself after a standoff on the Far South Side.
Where Is The Middle Class Going? - Today's News With Mary DixonEverything you need to know to start your day! New data reveal the US middle class is shrinking ... Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Trump meeting with House Speaker Ryan ... Three shot dead in Englewood ... the Cubs and White Sox lost yesterday.
The Fog Comes On Gigantic Cat Feet - News With Mary Dixon Dense fog advisory this morning ... suicide bombing in Baghdad ... Sanders and Trump win in W. Va. ... Investigators search the records of a doctor who treated Prince before his death. Everything you need to know to start your day!