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Mother charged in 5-year-old daughter’s stabbing death in Chicago's East Garfield Park

Nick Digilio

01:03 min | 20 hrs ago

Mother charged in 5-year-old daughter’s stabbing death in Chicago's East Garfield Park

"Mother charged in the fatal stabbing of her five year old daughter heads to court today and Glenn Marshall's live 26 to California with the details. Good morning, Glenn Good morning. Now. Police just confirm for us that this was a fact the mother of the child that was arrested for stabbing the child. Here's a look at that photo that we have of the mother. Police told us that it was 27 year old All Simone Austin was placed in handcuffs around 9 30 Saturday morning, police said. She stabbed five year old serenity. Arnson in the throat happened inside the little girl's grandfather's home on the 3200 block of West Fulton Boulevard. The child was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced deceased. Simone Alston was charged with first degree murder, with no specifics as to why the stabbing happened. The child's grandfather had this to say about little serenity, Arnson Like all a grand grand keys out here. Beautiful school, looking at mood with a granddad. Now Simone Austin is still in police custody. She's expected to have her bond hearing later this morning.

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Mother Charged After 5-Year-Old Is Stabbed To Death In East Garfield Park Chicago

Chris Plante

00:43 sec | 15 hrs ago

Mother Charged After 5-Year-Old Is Stabbed To Death In East Garfield Park Chicago

"Minutes 49 people shot seven fatally over the weekend in Chicago. That number does not include two stabbing deaths. 27 year old woman facing first degree murder charges for allegedly stabbing her five year old daughter to death have it in the East Garfield Park neighborhood Saturday morning and this morning. The mother is due in court. So police arriving this couple of times before his family's address the medical examiner's office identifying the girl as serenity. Barrington police Identifying the girl's mother is 27 year old Simone Austin, also a body pulled from the water. Ah, one earner twenties with stab wounds. She was pulled from the North branch. Of the Chicago River on

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Woman Found Stabbed To Death In North Branch Of The Chicago River

Steve Cochran

00:21 sec | 18 hrs ago

Woman Found Stabbed To Death In North Branch Of The Chicago River

"No word as yet on the identity of a woman whose body was found in the north branch of the Chicago River just after midnight yesterday morning. That woman believed to be in her early twenties, have been stabbed several times in her neck. And Faye's not knowing how long she had been in the water or when she was attacked. No one is in custody.

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Game Recap: Chicago Bears stun Atlanta Falcons with fourth-quarter rally

Sterling on Sundays

00:41 sec | 1 d ago

Game Recap: Chicago Bears stun Atlanta Falcons with fourth-quarter rally

"Row. The Falcons blow it in the fourth quarter. This time Atlanta blows a 16 point lead in the final six minutes. The fault of the Bears today. 30 to 26 head coach Dan Quinn knows questions will be coming out about his job. All I could focus on was just playing better and finishing better. And so that's where my focus will be and remains. Today. Falcon fans have a different idea, so when they're going to fire this idiotic Falcons coach embarrassing I'm sending all my falcons gear to a third third world world world country. country. country. country. Tell Tell Tell Tell him him him him to to to to fire fire fire fire the the the the quarterback quarterback quarterback quarterback and and and and get get get get a a a a new new new new quarterback. quarterback. quarterback. quarterback. It's It's It's It's about about about about time time time time you you you you can can can can let let let let us us us us know know know know what what what what you you you you think think think think by by by by using using using using the the the the open open open open mic mic mic mic feature feature feature feature on on on on the WSB radio app 70 degrees

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Chicago Mother Likely To Be Charged After 5-Year-Old Is Stabbed To Death In East Garfield Park

Frank Fontana

00:40 sec | 1 d ago

Chicago Mother Likely To Be Charged After 5-Year-Old Is Stabbed To Death In East Garfield Park

"No charges filed as yet in the stabbing death of a five year old girl on the west side of the city. The girl's grandfather says his 27 year old daughter is responsible for fatally stabbing the little girl who was her daughter. Police were called to the 3200 black of was folding Boulevard and east scarf. You'll park just after nine o'clock yesterday morning, they found that girl with stab wounds being treated by a Chicago fire department crew. The girl identified his serenity airing tone was reportedly transported to Stroger Hospital. She was pronounced dead. Police have arrested a 27 year old woman. They believe she's

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5-Year-Old Girl Stabbed To Death In East Garfield Park, Chicago

Dean Richards' Sunday Morning

00:38 sec | 1 d ago

5-Year-Old Girl Stabbed To Death In East Garfield Park, Chicago

"News No charges filed yet in the stabbing death of a five year old girl on the West Side. Here's W G N Steve Roxton, the girl's grandfather says his 27 year old daughter is responsible for fatally stabbing the little girl who was her daughter. Police were called to the 32. Or black of West Folding Boulevard in East Garfield Park. Just after nine yesterday morning, they found the girl with stab wounds being treated by a Chicago fire department crew. The girl identified as serenity. Arrington was reportedly transported Astrologer Hospital She was pronounced dead believes have arrested a 27 year old woman. They believe she's related to the victim. Steve Roxton, Deputy

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Chicago Bears vs Atlanta Falcons Injury Report: Falcons' A.J. Terrell going on the reserve COVID list

Dean Richards' Sunday Morning

00:21 sec | 1 d ago

Chicago Bears vs Atlanta Falcons Injury Report: Falcons' A.J. Terrell going on the reserve COVID list

"The Falcons, the bears that to and O looking rude to three. You know, for the first time since 2013. A bigger story before this one involves a positive covert tests on the Falcons rookie cornerback A. J. Terrel became the first NFL player ruled out of the game because of a positive test. The game is on as scheduled, though on the Bear's injury front, Khalil Mack is questionable with any any injury. injury. The The Lakers Lakers advance advance to to the the N N B B a a finals finals

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5-Year-Old Chicago Girl Stabbed To Death In East Garfield Park

WBBM Programming

00:47 sec | 1 d ago

5-Year-Old Chicago Girl Stabbed To Death In East Garfield Park

"Five year old girl is dead. She was stabbed by a suspect, police say is a relative. CPD officer Jose Horror, briefed reporters CP received multiple calls of a person stabbed On the 3200 block of West Fulton. When CPD arrived, Safety was already unseen. The victim, who was stabbed multiple multiple times, times, was was already already in in the the ambulance ambulance who who was was transported transported to to start start your your hospital hospital where where she she unfortunately unfortunately was was Pronounce Pronounce around around 20 20 minutes minutes later. later. We We don't don't have have her her name name yet yet or or no anything personal about her other than her age. As I said, just five years old. It happened yesterday morning. Police identified the suspect as a female relative of the little girl. Neighbors Tell Wcbm, the female relative is the little girl's mother, and that the mother may have mental problems.

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Chicago Firefighters Hospitalized After Responding To Fire In Little Italy

Matt Bubala

00:28 sec | 2 d ago

Chicago Firefighters Hospitalized After Responding To Fire In Little Italy

"Injured after battling a fire in Little Italy Friday night fire departments as at about 8:30 P.m. Cruz responded to the 1100 black of West Taylor Street. This on the report of a fire in a three story building. One firefighter taken destroyed your hospital, the other transported to rush The injuries. Reportedly, that's serious. The fire was struck out rather quickly. No word on what caused that fire area. Two

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Chicago Weather: Warm Weekend Ahead; Cool Down On The Way

WBBM Evening News

00:24 sec | 3 d ago

Chicago Weather: Warm Weekend Ahead; Cool Down On The Way

"Low down to 64 windy and very warm tomorrow to start off the weekend wolfs of sunshine, a high of 85. Still warm tomorrow night, even a bit sticky. With partly cloudy sky. The wind will diminish the low down to 67 clouds breaks the sun on Sunday with an afternoon shower high 77th off more numerous shower's Sunday night I'm occupied the meteorologist Brian Topside on Chicago's weather station. NewsRadio 7 81 5.9 FM 67

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Chicago - Kyle Rittenhouse, Charged With Killing Two In Kenosha, Will Fight Extradition To Wisconsin

Michael Brown

00:38 sec | 3 d ago

Chicago - Kyle Rittenhouse, Charged With Killing Two In Kenosha, Will Fight Extradition To Wisconsin

"Illinois, charged in connection with debts of protesters remains in his home state's Kyle Rittenhouse is charged with fatally shooting two men and injuring another during protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin, related to the Jacob Blake shooting at a hearing via zoom. Friday, his attorneys announced they plan to fight extradition. Wisconsin So we have no extradition papers from Wisconsin. We have no extradition papers from Illinois. Obviously, we need to review those that were in title is a Matter of a lot of challenge those by right of habeas corpus, which we intend to do and happy to do it. Written house was on the video call he was masked from the detention center is only words were good morning, your honor. His next court appearance will be in two weeks. Ryan Burrow, ABC News Chicago Chuck Stevenson,

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Rooftop terrace unveiled atop Chicago's Old Post Office

Sean Hannity

00:52 sec | 3 d ago

Rooftop terrace unveiled atop Chicago's Old Post Office

"The growth of the old post office in Chicago has opened up. It's 3.5 acre deck to what tenants there are left. It is 3.5 acres atop what used to be Chicago's main post office. America's largest private roof deck features a basketball court Cora Mile running track heated paddle ball courts and 40,000 plus plants. Israel is an undulating prairie open on ly to building tenants a big draw in the age of Cove it when there may be more office space than anyone needs. Scott Kerensky is the executive vice president Bear construction. He oversaw the building That's really been trending the last 10 years with office buildings downtown, doing these amount of these features to attract tenants to the buildings in the first place, And now that in the the age age of of Cove Cove it it this this is is a a great great way way to to attract attract people people back back to to the the building's building's among among the the tenant's tenant's already already onboard onboard uber, uber, Pepsico Pepsico and and Walgreens. Walgreens.

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Chicago - Teen charged in Kenosha shootings fights extradition

John Williams

00:33 sec | 3 d ago

Chicago - Teen charged in Kenosha shootings fights extradition

"Kyle Rittenhouse is fighting extradition. 17 year old auntie Octane who's been accused of killing two and injuring another during the protests of the Jacob Blake shooting in Kenosha last month. Fighting to return to Wisconsin is fighting a return to Wisconsin to face homicide charges that could put him in prison for life. Rittenhouse was arrested at his home in Antioch, August 25th. His attorney, says he was acting in self defense. The judge gave 14 days of the defense to review papers and file pleadings ahead of a hearing October

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Billy Donovan, Chicago Bulls Agree to Contract as New Head Coach

WBBM Morning News

00:35 sec | 3 d ago

Billy Donovan, Chicago Bulls Agree to Contract as New Head Coach

"Of sight. But on the job, a new bull's head coach takes over. But like a lot of us can only work remotely. Billy Donovan is armed with a new four year deal from the Bulls, but is frustrated. He still can't personally meet his new team, given his coaching stint in the Orlando bubble with Oklahoma City as much in his ears. I'd love to be there to watch all that stuff is a quarantine period for a week. There's a lot of things that you have to do so Are tourists and I are communicating and what we had talked about whether it be through soon calls. What you just personal phone calls me reaching out to the players individually, a new VP Carter Silva says. I could not stop smiling from the moment we agreed on a deal with Billy Donovan.

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Chicago Weather: Feels Like Summer

WBBM Morning News

00:56 sec | 3 d ago

Chicago Weather: Feels Like Summer

"By dawn's early late almost an hour later than at the peak of summer. Here we are with the A nice sunrise brewing here. It looks like you'll need the sunglasses, especially if you're an eastbound traveler this morning. Into the commute to sunshine, mixing with some clouds of warm breeze this afternoon will get up to near 80 and then a mild night the low down to 64 tomorrow breezy and warm. Is it Fall 85 for the high tomorrow With sun and clouds. It's still warm, but temperatures will stay in the upper seventies Sunday. I think some sunny breaks out a couple of showers by Sunday afternoon into Sunday night, and then this is going to be a real chill down starts in the low to mid sixties with showers around Monday and Tuesday gets chilly or even more after that 62 right now at O'Hare Midway at 61 the lakefront at 64 right now, Aurora starting at 51 this morning. I'm Anke with meteorologist in divorce. Chicago's weather station. Use radio 7 81 of 5.9 FM. See if any

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Only 1 person arrested following Breonna Taylor protests in Chicago, cops say

WGN Nightside

00:44 sec | 4 d ago

Only 1 person arrested following Breonna Taylor protests in Chicago, cops say

"Took part in three protests across Chicago last night. That's according to Chicago police. Two of the protests started on the South Side, one near Michigan and Randolph, the other near 35th and Michigan. A third was held on the city's northwest side on Milwaukee Avenue between 11 11 and and Fuller Fuller 10. 10. They They began began its its several several U. U. S S cities cities after after the the announcement announcement of of a a Kentucky Kentucky grand grand jury's jury's decision decision to to clear clear three three Louisville Louisville police police officers officers of of charges charges in in the the March March death death of 26 year old Briana Taylor. CPD says 20 year old Gavin Palm of Chicago, was arrested during the local protests. He's accused of setting a fire near the protest on the northwest side of running from officers and of carrying illegal drugs. No other arrests were reported last night. In those protests, US Senator Dick

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Chicago Nurses At University Of Illinois Hospital Reach Tentative 4-Year Contract Agreement, Following 7-Day Strike

WGN Nightside

00:36 sec | 4 d ago

Chicago Nurses At University Of Illinois Hospital Reach Tentative 4-Year Contract Agreement, Following 7-Day Strike

"Strikes in Chicago have resulted in contract agreement. You local 73 nurses still need ratify a four year deal with University of Illinois hospital systems but a tentative deals in place. A vote scheduled for next week. They also agreed upon a four year deal with USC Medical Center. You know, we accomplished so many things that had loved thing to do with money, you know, respect, dignity. Unity. The deal includes pay raise for all workers, including a bump for the lowest paid employees up to a minimum of $15 per hour. Orton

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Thousands of Chicago Public School's students still haven’t attended virtual classes this fall, officials say

Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder

00:32 sec | 4 d ago

Thousands of Chicago Public School's students still haven’t attended virtual classes this fall, officials say

"Are trying to get ahold of several 1000 students who have yet to sign in for the first time to their online classes this semester, officials say, As many as 6900 of the district's 300,000 students aren't in their virtual classrooms yet. Not all of them are truly missing. Some have transferred to other districts. More are attending a charter school. The number of students mark did not arrive last Friday was 2680. They've been reaching out to families every day to see where the Children are in what additional resource is, they may need to get their kids online.

In person voting begins Oct. 1 in Chicago at the city's Loop Supersite at Clark & Lake

WBBM Morning News

00:51 sec | 4 d ago

In person voting begins Oct. 1 in Chicago at the city's Loop Supersite at Clark & Lake

"General election Illinois begins today They'll be limited early voting throughout most of the state. Let's go to the street for a live report from W maybe EMS Bernie. Early voting starts today in the collar counties that so called super sites, usually one location in each county. Supersized voting does not start in Cook County until October. 7th. It starts in the city of Chicago, October 1st. More expansive, early voting polling places open state wideout October 19th in the city. It'll be October 14th in each of the 50 wards. Today is also the first mail in ballots could start being sent to voters. There have been almost two million requests for mail in ballots in Illinois. Officials suggest you return them as soon as you can, either by me, or by putting them in official drop boxes that will be set up. Your ballot has to be postmarked no later than November, 3rd in order to be

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Man shot to death, woman hurt in Logan Square, Chicago

Steve Cochran

00:36 sec | 4 d ago

Man shot to death, woman hurt in Logan Square, Chicago

"The person who shot and killed a man in Logan Square and injured a woman. woman. It It happened happened on on a a busy busy sidewalk sidewalk yesterday yesterday near near Logan Logan Boulevard Boulevard in in Maplewood Maplewood resident resident Martha Martha Tyranny Tyranny was was nearby nearby head. head. Ah, Ah, Perhaps Perhaps I I heard heard about about 10 10 made made up up to to 15 15 shots shots and and disorganized. disorganized. And And then then I I looked looked out out the the kitchen kitchen window window and and I I saw saw two people running down the block. A man died from three gunshot wounds to his chest. A woman was shot in the ankle but is expected to be OK. The shooter got into a vehicle and took off.

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