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  • Voluntary recall of Chewy Chips Ahoy for ‘unexpected solidified ingredient’

    EAST HANOVER, N.J. – Mondelēz Global LLC announced a voluntary recall of certain Chewy Chips Ahoy 13 oz. cookies, according to a release. The recall stems from the discovery of an “unexpected solidified ingredient” found in some of the product and “potential adverse health effects” that have resulted. Consumers should not eat products from packaging with the UPC code 0 44000 03223 4 or any of the following “best by” dates: 07SEP2019 08SEP2019 14SEP2019 15SEP2019 This recall is reportedly limited to […]

  • Georgia Engel, star of ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show,’ dies at 70: reports

    Actress Georgia Engel, who starred as Georgette Franklin Baxter in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” died Friday, according to The New York Times. Engel, who joined the show in 1972, was nominated twice for an Emmy for her work on the legendary TV show. She was also nominated three times for an Emmy for her recurring role as Pat MacDougall, the mother-in-law of Brad Garrett’s character Robert Barone on “Everybody Loves Raymond.” The New York Times reports that Engel, a Christian […]

  • Andrea Darlas’ WGN-TV crew accidentally captures proposal outside snowy Wrigley Field

    CHICAGO — As late-season snow blanketed the Chicago area, WGN’s Andrea Darlas headed to Wrigley Field to document the scene outside the ballpark and talk to fans about the team canceling its afternoon game due to the weather. After they set up nearby, a photographer noticed something happening in front of the field: a man getting down on one knee, and taking a woman’s hand. The camera rolled as Clint Parkinson proposed to his girlfriend Clohe Ludwig. It was a […]

  • Fisher-Price recalls 5 million Rock ‘n Play Sleepers due to infant deaths

    Fisher-Price issued a recall of 4.7 million Rock ‘n Play Sleepers Friday after multiple infants were found to have died while the product was in use. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website, 30 infant fatalities have occurred when infants rolled over while unrestrained “or other circumstances” since the product was introduced in 2009. Consumers are advised to stop using the sleepers immediately and contact Fisher-Price for a refund or voucher. Rock ‘n Play Sleepers were sold at major […]

  • Illinois police search for man accused of stealing 8-year-old’s shopping bags

    AURORA, Ill. — Aurora police are asking for help identifying a man who they say stole Justice store shopping bags from an 8-year-old girl who had used her birthday money to buy herself the items. Surveillance images from April 7 show the man walking away from the Round One Entertainment Center at the Fox Valley Mall. In one image he’s carrying a shopping bag. The suspect was last seen wearing a burgundy shirt, jeans and tan colored boots. Police are asking the […]

  • ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ trailer is finally here

    The wait is over. On Friday, Disney and LucasFilm released a new teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. “Every generation has a legend. Watch the brand-new teaser for Star Wars: Episode IX.” The film, also referred to as Star Wars Episode IX, will be released on December 20. The trailer was released during the Star Wars Celebration event in Chicago. Here is the official event description from Disney: “Sharing in the excitement of new books, comics, movies, […]

  • Fisher-Price warns about Rock ‘N Play after reports of deaths

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Fisher-Price and the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission are warning people about the company’s Rock ‘N Play due to reports of deaths when infants roll over. According to a release from the CPSC, infants typically begin to roll over at around three months. The Consumer Product Safety Commission said it is aware of 10 infant deaths in the Rock ‘N Play that have happened since 2015, after the babies rolled from their back to their stomach or side, […]

  • Man claiming to be missing Timmothy Pitzen has extensive criminal record

    CHICAGO  — The man accused of claiming to be Timmothy Pitzen is not 14 years old. He is Brian Rini, 23, and has an extensive criminal record in northeast Ohio. Police in Ohio said Thursday they are very familiar with Rini. He was released from prison March 7. In 2017, Rini reportedly threw a party in inside a $400,000 Ohio home that was for sale. Rini told neighbors he planned to buy the house and was going to throw a big party […]

  • Officials: Chicago filing suit after Jussie Smollett refuses to pay $130K for investigation costs

    CHICAGO — The City of Chicago will be filing a civil lawsuit against Jussie Smollett after he refused to reimburse the city for investigative costs into what authorities said was a staged racist, anti-gay attack. The following statement was issued by Bill McCaffrey, City of Chicago Department of Law: Mr. Smollett has refused to reimburse the City of Chicago for the cost of police overtime spent investigating his false police report on January 29, 2019.  The Law Department is now drafting […]

  • Man who claimed he was Timmothy Pitzen identified as 23-year-old from Ohio

    CINCINNATI — The person who claimed he was missing Aurora boy Timmothy Pitzen was identified as a 23-year-old man, FBI officials announced on Thursday. The Louisville FBI said DNA results showed the person who claimed he was Pitzen was actually Brian Michael Rini of Medina, Ohio. According to authorities, Rini, who was originally identified as being 14 years old, has a history of making false reports. This is an old mugshot of the man who claimed to be #TimmothyPitzen. He is in fact […]

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