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Hot off the presses go 2 Chicago brings you the latest breaking Chicago News Stories to hit the internet. We make a point of updating today’s headlines at least twice a day so make sure to check back for all your Chicago News Headlines
- Hospitalization delays court hearing for Seattle man accused in 1957 Sycamore slaying
A judge today denied bond and rescheduled a court hearing for a man arrested in Washington State this week in connection with the slaying of a 7-year-old Sycamore girl in 1957, saying the defendant had been taken to a Seattle-area hospital.
- Father says he saved son from abduction at beach
A father told police a man tried to abduct his child this morning on North Avenue beach, and a person was being questioned.
- 70-pound tortoise lifted from Lincolnwood pet store
The people who pilfered a 70-pound tortoise from a Lincolnwood exotic animal store early this morning may have unwittingly gotten more than they bargained for, the store’s owner said.
- 2 charged in suburban drug investigation that left 1 dead
Two men have been charged with dealing cocaine after a narcotics operation in Country Club Hills this week left one man fatally shot and four Cook County Sheriff’s deputies injured.
- Highs hit the 90s; ‘severe’ storm warning
The Chicago area and much of north-central Illinois were under a “hazardous weather outlook” this afternoon as a combination of 90-degree temperatures and humid air raised the risk of thunderstorms and powerful wind gusts.
- Burglars hit Mag Mile Louis Vuitton store
A smash-and-grab break-in early this morning at the Magnificent Mile Louis Vuitton store netted several purses and other leather goods from the tony high-end retailer.
- Saturday Fireworks a Prelude to the Big Show
Navy Pier is the sole destination for lakefront fireworks over Fourth of July weekend. Will there be room for everyone?
- High Heat, Lack of Power an Uncomfortable Combination
About 800 customers in Waukegan were still without power Saturday evening, two days after a hail and rain storm pounded the area.
- Giant Tortoise Stolen from Lincolnwood Shop
Spur, a 70-pound sulcata tortoise, was stolen Saturday morning from The Animal Store.
- Emanuel Proposal Permits Some Gun Ranges
Plan responds to federal lawsuit against the city.
- Swim Ban in Effect at Two Chicago Beaches
Water quality brings out red flags at Montrose and South Shore beaches.
- Thieves Destroy ACs at Animal Shelter
More than 100 orphaned dogs and cats now living in uncomfortable conditions.
- Quick-Acting Police Nab Would-Be Child Abductor
Chicago police moved quickly Saturday after a father told an officer that a suspect tried to run off with his 2-year-old son.
- 70-Pound Tortoise Stolen From Lincolnwood Pet Store
A 70-pound tortoise was stolen early Saturday from the display window of an exotic animal store in north suburban Lincolnwood.
- Humber And White Sox Shutout Cubs, Win 1-0
Phil Humber, backed by strong defense, pitched shutout ball for seven innings and Juan Pierre singled in the only run, lifting the White Sox past the Cubs 1-0.
- Breakthrough In Sycamore Child-Murder Case Was Long Time Coming
The 71-year-old Seattle man charged in Maria Ridulph’s death did not make a scheduled court appearance Saturday; the judge suggested health issues were to blame.
- Drug Suspect Shot Dead Thursday Had Long Criminal History
Two south suburban men have been charged with drug offenses stemming from a police chase and shootout with officers Thursday afternoon at a strip mall that left another suspect dead and four sheriff’s police officers injured.
- Libertyville Man Arrested For Theft Of Trade Secrets From CME Group
A northwest suburban man who was employed as a senior software engineer with the Chicago-based CME Group, was arrested Friday after being charged with theft of trade secrets.
- Phil Humber pitches White Sox to 1-0 win over Cubs
Phil Humber, backed by strong defense, pitched shutout ball for seven innings and Juan Pierre singled in the only run Saturday, lifting the Chicago White Sox past the Cubs 1-0.
- Kvitova beats Sharapova to win Wimbledon title
Petra Kvitova beat former champion and tournament favorite Maria Sharapova in the Wimbledon final to win her first major tennis title. Kvitova defeated the Russian, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court at the All England Club in southwest London.
- Traumatized veteran finds peace in pound pup
Eighteen veterans commit suicide every day in this country, and David Sharpe was almost one of them. Until his dog Cheyenne looked at him as he sat with the barrel of his gun out of his mouth. His love for her kept him from pulling the trigger.
- World War II Jewish vets from Buffalo Grove honored in Washington
Milton Davis, an 85-year-old World War II veteran from Wheeling, was one of three members of Buffalo Grove Jewish War Veterans Post 89 that flew to Washington, D.C., Wednesday to be honored and to see the war memorials as a guest of Honor Flight Chicago.
- Farmers Airship arrives in DuPage
One of only two Zeppelins currently flying globally, at 246 feet in length, the Farmers Airship is the largest passenger airship in the world — 15 feet longer than a Boeing 747, and 50 feet longer than the largest blimp.