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Woman, 96, rescued from car seconds before train hits

Woman, 96, rescued from car seconds before train hits

A Metra train crashed into a car on the tracks in Lombard just seconds after the elderly driver was rescued by two good Samaritans and a police officer. At about 8:30 p.m. Monday, the driver — 96-year-old Antoinette Lazzara — was stuck on the tracks at the railroad crossing at Grace and St. Charles Road.…MORE

Prosecutors say man stabbed woman in wheelchair 116 times

Prosecutors say man stabbed woman in wheelchair 116 times

A South Milwaukee man has been charged in the brutal stabbing of a woman found covered in blood in a wheelchair. Kehinde Afolayan, 31, faces one count of first degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon. The fatal stabbing happened on Friday, Jan. 11 near 5th Avenue and Clark Avenue in South Milwaukee. According…MORE

School bus driver accused of inappropriately touching child

School bus driver accused of inappropriately touching child

A former St. Lucie County school bus driver was arrested this week after being accused of touching a girl inappropriately on multiple occasions. The driver was identified as 72-year-old Ignazio Cerami. WPTV’s news partner TCPalm reported the investigation began in October after the girl told a teacher about the incidents. St. Lucie County School District…MORE

Series of winter storms to usher in the coldest air of the season

Series of winter storms to usher in the coldest air of the season

A series of storms will dash across the country beginning Thursday, dropping a mixed bag of wintry weather and leaving in their wake the coldest temperatures of the season. The Western storms dumping rain in cities such as Los Angeles and snow in the Sierra Nevada will track east Thursday. First storm to move swiftly…MORE

Patients buy medical marijuana for the first time

Patients buy medical marijuana for the first time

Medical marijuana patients will enter four dispensaries for the first time Wednesday, Jan. 16 to buy the first medicinal marijuana in Ohio. There will be medical marijuana on the shelves, but the system designed to restock the supply after the first product sells out still has a long way to go before it’s completely built.…MORE

Man hits child in mall fight (Caught on camera)

Man hits child in mall fight (Caught on camera)

There’s new video of a fight Saturday at Asheville Mall that led to an assault charge against a Black Mountain man. The latest video shows the moments leading up to a punch that’s gone viral. Video of the fight — involving a group of teens and at least one adult — has taken social media…MORE

Lost climber rescued

Lost climber rescued

The Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday rescued a lost climber off Mount Hood. The climber, a 68-year-old man, left for a climb this morning and got caught in whiteout conditions and started to panic, a sheriff’s office spokesperson says. Ed Lipscomb called for help around 1 p.m. just above Zigzag Canyon on the southwest side…MORE

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