Cristy Campbell, 32, was found dead after driving her SUV into a lake with her infant son inside following a fire at her home that killed one person. Her six other kids escaped the blaze.


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Randall and Anjum Coffland both placed horrific 911 calls to police in St. Charles, Illinois after Randall killed their two daughters. Listen to the audio.

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Anjum and Randall Coffland and teenage daughters, Tiffany and Brittany, were shot in a domestic murder in a St. Charles, Illinois condo. Only Anjum lived.

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Takiya Holmes was an 11-year-old girl shot in Chicago over the weekend. Antwan Jones was charged with her murder.

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Chris Kennedy, a businessman and the son of the late Robert F. Kennedy, will run for Illinois Governor in 2018.

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Lowell Houser, a Chicago police officer, has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting of Jose Nieves. Houser was off duty when he shot Nieves, police say.

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Is the Meijer grocery store chain open or closed on Christmas Day? Learn more about holiday hours.

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A woman calling herself a Donald Trump voter went on a “racist” rant directed at Michaels store employees in Chicago, a witness says. Watch the video here.

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Illinois Senator Mark Kirk apologized to Tammy Duckworth for a racist heritage remark he made about her mixed-race heritage in a debate.

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A woman who used the n-word at least 12 times during a racist attack on a Chicago couple has been charged with a hate crime.

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A stranger has started a fundraising site that has raised more than $300,000 on Go Fund Me for Fidencio Sanchez, an elderly paleta vendor in Chicago.

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The Dakota Access Pipeline has sparked dramatic clashes in North Dakota, but where, specifically would it be placed? See state and overall maps and routes.

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Derren and Darwin Sorrells were charged in the murder of Dwyane Wade’s cousin, Nykea Aldridge. Learn more about their arrest record, criminal history and rap sheet.

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A woman identified as Jessica Lynn Sanders was caught on video using the n-word and spitting on a woman and her husband at the Margarita Festival in Chicago.

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The medical examiner in Chicago now says Paul O’Neal was shot in the back by Chicago police and has ruled the death a homicide. Learn more.

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Paul O’Neal, 18, was shot to death by Chicago police, and the medical examiner says he was shot in the back. Three officers were relieved of police powers for possibly violating department policies, news reports said.

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