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Melrose Park Mayor: "I didn't take a vow of poverty" - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — The mayor of west suburban Melrose Park, Ronald Serpico, is driving around town in a brand new jaguar, and FOX 32 News has learned that taxpayers are picking up part of the tab. Yet, the village said the mayor's new wheels are actually saving taxpayers money.

New smartphone app helps those who are blind to see - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — Smartphones are a way to stay connected to work, friends and family. However, for those who have trouble seeing, smartphones and tablets are revolutionizing their lives. With the touch of a button, someone who is blind suddenly has eyes.

Feely says Trestman, Cutler lacked leadership - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:30 PM EST Updated: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 9:32 PM EST CHICAGO (Associated Press) - Veteran NFL kicker Jay Feely says the Chicago Bears lacked leadership from quarterback Jay Cutler and former coach Marc Trestman.

Cookie's hairstyle from TV show 'Empire' growing in popularity - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — Actress Taraji P. Henson plays the lead character on FOX's hit show 'Empire,' and make no mistake, there is a glam squad behind her look from head to toe, including her hair. FOX 32's Tisha Lewis spent the day with a South Loop business owner who recalls the moment when Henson requested extensions from her boutique.
Jan 28, 2015

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Behind the Scenes: Shooting of FOX's 'Empire' - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — A new Miss Universe will be crowned Sunday night in Miami, with participants from 88 countries taking part. Miss Colombia Paulina Vega, a relative pageant newcomer, has been crowned Miss Universe, beating out first runner-up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and contestants from more than 80 other countries at Sunday's pageant in Miami.

Fugitive treasure hunter who found 'Ship of Gold' nabbed after t - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — FOX News -- A legendary treasure hunter who found a shipwreck containing as much as 10 tons of gold, then allegedly cheated his investors out of their cut and disappeared, has been nabbed after more than two years on the run, authorities said. The U.S.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @fox32news: Fugitive treasure hunter who found 'Ship of Gold' nabbed after two years on run bit.ly/1wCdBdD pic.twitter.com/G1CWEcCjzB

Police warn of series of violent assaults on women in South Loop - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 5:42 PM EST Updated: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 5:42 PM EST CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Police are warning women of a recent series of violent assaults and robberies in the South Loop.

Tip your hat to Mr. Cub at Daley Plaza this week - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — The statue of Ernie Banks - smiling, bat cocked, ready to swing - which normally graces a corner outside Wrigley Field will be placed in Daley Plaza to honor the legendary Cub who died Friday at the age of 83.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @fox32news: PHOTOS: Ernie Banks statue moved to Daley Plaza. @JoanieLum has the story ---> bit.ly/1D9JpeV http://t.co/YI35PDULxr

Local photographer catches stunning images of frozen Chicago - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — Bob Dylan once said, "No one is free. Even birds are chained to the sky." But he never met Colin Hinkle - he's chained to nothing. Colin is giving us images of our city unlike anything we've ever seen - and now these images have been viewed more than 200,000 times.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @fox32news: INCREDIBLE: Local photographer captures stunning images of frozen #Chicago ---> bit.ly/1DayLEw @JakesTakes http://t.…

Jon on the Job: Pete's Barbershop - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — The statue of Ernie Banks - smiling, bat cocked, ready to swing - which normally graces a corner outside Wrigley Field will be placed in Daley Plaza to honor the legendary Cub who died Friday at the age of 83.
Jan 28, 2015

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Suburban Chicago resident has confirmed case of measles - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — Posted: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 7:09 AM EST Updated: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 7:11 AM EST SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois public health officials say a suburban Chicago resident has a confirmed case of measles. IDPH Director Nirav Shah says just ten cases of measles have been reported in Illinois over the last five years.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @fox32news: HEALTH ALERT: Several suburban locations possibly exposed to measles. @AnitaPadilla32 has more bit.ly/1D9jW53 http://t.co/tkRTgpKvRI

Watch: GoDaddy commercial takes unexpected plot twist - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — Heavy snow, wind and cold temperatures blanketed the tristate region on Tuesday as the Blizzard of 2015 made its way through the area. While a predicted storm of epic proportions didn't manifest itself in New York City, points east, particularly eastern Long Island, were slammed.

Chicago's River North makes list of sexiest neighborhoods in USA - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — Move over Lincoln Park, because there is an even sexier neighborhood in town. Thrillist named it's top 10 sexiest neighborhoods in the country, and taking spot number 5 is River North. Chicago's River North neighborhood is where you can find the highest concentration of art galleries outside of Manhattan, according to the website.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @fox32news: #Chicago's River North makes list of sexiest neighborhoods in USA bit.ly/1H9KM3z @LisaChavarria has more! http://t.co/VsUVWAWovo

Too much sitting at work is connected to more health risks - FOX 32 News Chicago

Jan 27, 2015

Sitting is the new smoking?!! That's what we found...... fb.me/3xfI2YTZ1

Airlines cancel more than 280 flights at O’Hare - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — Airlines at O'Hare Airport Tuesday canceled more than 280 flights due to poor weather conditions on the East Coast, the Department of Aviation said.
Jan 27, 2015

RT @DanPakistan: @JoanieLum It was nice meeting you this morning at O'Hare, Joanie! And thanks for the hospitality, Chicago. myfoxchicago.com/clip/11073313/…

Millions of GMO insects could be set loose in Florida Keys - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — KEY WEST, Fla. (FOXNews.com) - Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases. Never before have insects with modified DNA come so close to being set loose in a residential U.S.
Jan 27, 2015

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WATCH: Melody Mendez's sister gives weather report from Manhatta - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — Melody Mendez's sister lives on the Upper West side of Manhattan. So she took that opportunity to document the conditions in Central Park Tuesday morning. Good humor must run in the family! Click p...
Jan 28, 2015

My sister, @TiffanyTraining, made her TV debut!!! Her reporting - & making fun of me - spot on! #proudsister bit.ly/1D3tYF2

Jan 27, 2015

RT @fox32news: WATCH: Good humor must run in the family. @MelodyMendezTV 's sister gives weather report from NYC on @GoodDayChicago bit.ly/1D3tYF2

Untold Stories: Meatballs of the World, Kiss app, Cookbook-based - FOX 32 News Chicago

'Mommy, Help Is on the Way, OK?': 4-Year-Old's 911 Call Saves Pr - FOX 32 News Chicago

myfoxchicago.com — Posted: Sunday, January 25, 2015 7:02 PM EST Updated: Monday, January 26, 2015 2:26 PM EST MICHIGAN--( FOX NEWS)--An incredibly brave and quick-thinking 4-year-old Michigan girl is being credited with saving her pregnant mother's life. Calise Manning's mom, who struggles with epilepsy, collapsed to the ground during a seizure and couldn't reach the phone.