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  • A man removed from a California-bound Southwest Airlines aircraft after he allegedly tried to open a door during flight was charged Monday with interfering with the crew.
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  • Federal officials say the operator of a train that crashed into an escalator at O'Hare International Airport "dozed off".
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  • A Chicago commuter train derailed at one of the nation's busiest airports early Monday, injuring 32 people on board.
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  • Fast-food workers and labor groups will hold another round or protests around the country Tuesday, including in Philadelphia.
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  • Oprah Winfrey is selling Harpo Studios in Chicago to a developer, but the studio will remain on the property for another two years.
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  • A woman working at a Chicago thrift store is dead after a gun hidden in donated clothing fell out of a sock and went off.
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  • A father, mother and daughter from a posh Chicago suburb stole $7 million in merchandise during a decade-long shoplifting spree.
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  • Gay marriage
  • Same-sex couples in Chicago can begin applying for marriage licenses immediately, according to a federal judge's ruling Friday.
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  • As dozens of people descended on Chicago's Lincoln Park to enjoy a rare sunny, mild day, shrinking mounds of snow and growing puddles signaled that one of the cruelest winters in memory is about to get miserable in a whole different way.
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  • An adventurous peacock that escaped its pen at a Chicago-area petting zoo and became frozen in subzero temperatures has died.
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  • Fountains froze over, a 200-foot Ferris wheel in Atlanta shut down, and Southerners had to dig out winter coats, hats and gloves they almost never have to use.
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  • A rail official says 14 passengers were injured when a commuter train hit a "bumping post" at a downtown Chicago station.
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  • Police have charged a teenager with murder in the death of a man whose decapitated body was found in a Chicago apartment.
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  • The federal government is accused of targeting African Americans and minorities in fake stash house stings.
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  • A suburban Chicago police officer has been released from hospital after being dragged by a car driven by fleeing Thanksgiving Day shoplifting suspects.
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  • Toxic dolls from China seized by U.S. Customs
  • More than 200,000 toy dolls arriving from China valued at nearly $500,000 have been seized by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and Consumer Product Safety Commission investigators.
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  • As a powerful tornado bore down on their Illinois farmhouse, Curt Zehr's wife and adult son didn't have time to do anything but scramble into their basement.
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  • In a photo provided by Dodge County Emergency Management, A garage in the Town of Hustisford collapsed and walls were turned inside-out after severe weather moved through the area Sunday, Nov. 17, 2013. Intense thunderstorms and tornadoes swept across the Midwest on Sunday, causing extensive damage in several central Illinois communities while sending people to their basements for shelter. (AP Photo/Dodge County Emergency Management, Joseph Meagher)
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Chicago's mayor has delivered a message to comedian Jon Stewart: don't diss his city's prized pizza.
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  • After tracking down a small alligator skulking in a baggage claim area at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, authorities are now hunting for its traveling companion.
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  • The new World Trade Center tower in New York replaced Chicago's Willis Tower as the nation's tallest building.
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  • It's a tall order -- deciding which building is the tallest in the U.S.
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  • The new World Trade Center tower has punched above the New York skyline to reach its height of 1,776 feet. Or has it?
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  • A small alligator found under an escalator at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport has left authorities puzzled.
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  • A Venezuelan man with muscular dystrophy was the last runner to cross the finish line of the Chicago Marathon - nearly 17 hours after he started the race.
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  • As many as four dozen people were injured when two Chicago commuter trains crashed in a western suburb during Monday morning rush hour, though none of the injuries appeared to be life threatening, officials said.
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  • Authorities say one person was killed and another injured when a single-engine plane crashed in suburban Chicago.
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  • A 3-year-old boy, shot in the head during this week's mass shooting at a Chicago park, is recovering from surgery.
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  • 12 Shot, including 3-year-old in Chicago
  • Thirteen people have been shot at a park on Chicago's southwest side, including a 3-year-old boy who was in critical condition.
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  • Night filled with shootings in Chicago
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  • 12 Shot, including 3-year-old in Chicago
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  • Ty Warner, creator of Beanie Babies.
  • The creator of Beanie Babies stuffed animals has been charged with federal tax evasion for allegedly failing to report income earned in a secret offshore account, and he's agreed to pay a more than $53 million penalty.
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  • Mink capes, Bruce Lee autographs and assorted Michael Jackson memorabilia belonging to Jesse Jackson Jr. will be sold.
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  • Police say former reality TV star and fashion designer Kristin Cavallari was stopped for speeding in the Chicago suburb of Evanston.
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  • Wrigley Field ivy thefts caught
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  • Thousands of fast-food workers and their supporters formed picket lines in dozens of U.S. cities in their quest for higher wages.
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  • Largest protests yet from fast-food workers
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  • It's probably not what you'd expect to see at one of the world's busiest airports.
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  • Before he became a famous TV star on "Friends," actor and director David Schwimmer helped start a theater company in Chicago.
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  • An NHL-record unbeaten streak to start the lockout-shortened season.
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  • See pictures as the Chicago Blackhawks face the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals.
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  • Chicago Police are looking for three men who climbed to the top of Trump International Hotel & Tower and parachuted to the ground.
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  • Chicago Police are investigating after a violent weekend left at least six people dead and more than three dozen wounded in a series of shootings.
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  • Action News
  • A man and woman from suburban Chicago face felony child abuse and child endangerment charges after police said two of their five children were found blindfolded with their arms and legs bound in a Kansas Walmart parking lot.
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  • A massive storm system that started in the Upper Midwest and plowed across the country was hitting the Mid-Atlantic Thursday.
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  • Chicago is drawing heat for a provocative campaign against teen pregnancy.
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  • Melissa Jones almost made it.
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