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chicago police officers shoot a man they say was waving a gun on the south side. cardinal george has been in the hospital for days -- being treated for flu-like symptoms ... the latest in a *live report. and, the polls open in just a couple hours for voters in illinois' primary election. good morning. i'm dan ponce. and i'm erin mcelroy. thanks for joining us on the wgn morning news at *4 a-m. demetrius ivory has a check of our weather. >> today is a keeper. temperatures have been up and down. this is as good as it's going to get. we keep on wintering after today. we will see high temperatures in the low 50s. then comes the rain and more snow in time for wednesday. the warm-up will be here for a
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very short time. today we have a high of 50. parisi gusting up to 30 mi.. it's currently 30 in waukegan. 29 at o'hare. 33 at the lakefront. satellite's radar composite shows no rain at this hour. it will move in later tonight and it will begin to change over to a light rain. it's a league he said season hit of snow. wind out of the south east 10-15. 45 degrees by noon. 5:00 p.m. we are at 49. then we have all the wet stuff at 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning we have the chance of showers which could mix with snow and we do have potential for thunder and lightning tonight. 33 for the overnight low. thursday we're back up again. mostly sunny high temperature of 45. >> things are looking good on
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the roads. no accidents reported. even though they are starting some of the spring construction projects, nothing is causing many delays on the expressway's or tollways just yet. >>an oak forest police officer has died from injuries he suffered in a car crash. 62-year-old james morrissy was 34-year veteran of the department. he was pronounced dead last night at advocate christ medical center in oak lawn. his fellow officers lined up outside the hospital. morrissy was on-duty and on his way to assist another officer yesterday. that's when his squad car was struck on the driver's side at the intersection of cicero avenue and 160th street. no charges are pending in the crash. morrissy is survived by his wife and three sons. a chicago police officer shot and wounded a man in englewood. officers responded to a call about a man waving a gun around 61-st and sangamon last night. the man ran up to a balcony and put the gun to his head. officers tried to talk him down, but they say he made a
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threat instead. >> at the point the offender said you have to shoot me or i will shoot you. at that point the officer behind the suv fires two shots hits the offender in the side twice. >>the man was able to walk out of the building on his own. police say the man told them that he didn't need help getting into the ambulance because he had been shot before. francis cardinal george has been hospitalized with flu-like symptoms. nancy loo is live at loyola university medical center in maywood with the latest. >> good morning. he has been here since friday when he came in for a routine checkup. doctors determined he was dehydrated so he has been hospitalized since. in a statement the archdiocese says the cardinal is hooked to an ivy to replenish fluid and administer antibiotics. a spokesperson says the
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hospitalization is out of an abundance of caution. cardinal george had told doctors he was suffering from flu like symptoms. 10 days ago the archdiocese's revealed that the cardinals bladder cancer had returned. he has been undergoing a new round of more aggressive chemotherapy. he said to be alert, responsive and in good spirits. he has been doing paperwork. the situation has forced the cancellation of a trip to washington where he was supposed to attend a board meeting for the catholic university of america. the archdiocese expects him to be released from here either tomorrow or thursday. >>vice president biden is going to poland and lithuania next week to meet with leaders about ukraine and russia. that announcement came after the u-s and europe imposed travel bans and froze assets of russian and crimean officials.
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crimea voted to separate itself from ukraine on sunday. today, russian president putin notified his parliament about crimea's request to join russia. but western powers say this is all illegal and accuse russian troops of taking over the area. the obama administration is now freezing assets and banning entry by russian officials and their inner circle. >> we are imposing sanctions on specific individuals responsible for over undermine the sovereignty and the government of ukraine. we are making it clear there are consequences for their actions. >>ukraine's prime minister tells c-n-n that he will never accept the separation of crimea into russia. he says there's hope for a diplomatic solution but he fears more russian troops coming into his country. another piece of evidence in the malaysian jetliner disappearance appears to point toward the pilot or co-pilot. the new york times reports, the plane's sudden sharp left turn toward the indian ocean was pre- programmed into the plane's guidance computer -- either in the air, or prior to the flight. that would appear to rule out speculation that the turn was
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made in response to a mechanical problem. some form press is reporting that the pilot's family moved out of the house the day after the flight. ruled out the possibility that the plane was hijacked by a chinese passenger. taking a look at the *other top stories this morning. police are still questioning the mother and boyfriend of a toddler who was found dead over the weekend. an autopsy revealed 17-month old amierah roberson died from head trauma. her body was found by an abandoned building in riverdale a few hours before her mother reported her missing. the family says the mother dropped off amierah at her boyfriend's, on her way to work. t-v pitchman kevin trudeau will spend the next ten years in federal prison for lying to consumers about the benefits of a weight-loss plan. that's the sentence prosecutors requested. at his sentencing hearing, trudeau called his arrest and trial a wake-up call, and said he'll never do it again. trudeau still hasn't repaid the 37 million dollars he was fined in *civil court.
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the only teen charged as an adult in the videotaped beating of a curie high school student, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery ... and was sentenced to time served. 19-year-old raymond palomino was one of seven teens charged with aggravated battery and robbery in the 2012 attack that went viral online. the 17-year-old victim was lured into an alley by a girl, then beaten and robbed. blasting will resume *today at a quarry in southwest suburban mccook, after ice delayed plans to start up again yesterday. work was suspended at hanson material service quarry in november, after an earth quake was recorded seconds after a routine blast. but, experts have not linked the two. it's primary election day today and polls open statewide at 6 a-m. for election - including u-s senate, governor and state treasurer. the several republican
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candidates for governor campaigned down to the wire yesterday. bill brady greeted commuters in the loop, while kirk dillard and bruce rauner held rallies with their supporters. >> i am feeling great. the momentum is clearly on our side. the crowds we had in our stop overs the last few days down state have been enormous. >>, to say thank you to each and every one of the. commitment and her patriotism is how we will restore good government and how we will win election and bring back our great state. >> a spokesman for referred said he spent the day calling supporters. elections officials say they expect a low-turnout since this is a non-presidential election year. early voting wrapped up saturday and initial numbers in chicago and cook county were lower than four years ago. polls close at 7 p-m across the state. tune in tonight for our coverage of illinois' primary election. we'll begin with a special one- hour edition of *politics tonight* on c-l-t-v -- featuring a live look at
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candidate's campaign headquarters and analysis from our trusted experts. then, *live coverage begins at 7 on wgn as the results roll in... it's also online at *wgn t-v dot-com slash- decision 20-14.* the polling location at the historic swedish american museum in chicago's andersonville neighborhood has been moved after inspectors found the water tower on top of the museum is damaged and needs to be removed. the landmark blue and yellow water tower is the latest casualty of our brutal winter. inspectors say it was damaged after the water inside froze. the museum will be closed until the tower is removed later this week. voters who normally vote at this location will be sent to a church nearby. a driver lost control of his car, and drove it into a retention pond in lincolnshire. luckily for him, a good samaritan saw it happen, and used a rope to pull the victim from the water. it happened on northbound milwaukee avenue at knightsbridge. the driver suddenly crossed the southbound lanes before rolling into the water. the good samaritan left the scene, and hasn't been seen since.
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>> good morning. early today we're looking at temperatures on the warm side. enjoy that while it lasts because its only one day. temperatures cooled down again. right now we have readings at 27. island lake at 27. at the st. matthias school is 32. one degree above freezing today. satellite's radar composite show and we are driving through today. tonight is another story. rain comes our way as different lenders over the region. but rain will mix with snow by early tomorrow. we have the potential for thunder and lightning tonight. 51 for the high today. 38 tonight. only 41 on wednesday. thursday's highs 45. typical high is 47 or 48. for the weekend, temperatures will cool down again. >> coming up ... a crash at the
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south by southwest festival has claimed another life. and -- officials say a st. patrick's day prank went too far. plus -- the mother who drove into the ocean with her children appeared in court. we'll have the latest. >> and the update on my cat that trapped the family in the bedroom. what he will be doing
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a third person has died of injuries she sustained when an alleged drunk driver plowed into a crowd of people in austin, texas. it happened last week during the city's "south by southwest festival." the third victim is identified as 26-year-old sandy thuy le. suspect rashad owens remains in jail on three-million dollars bail... on capital murder charges. police say owens tried to outrun officers after driving the wrong way. witnesses and police say he never once hit his brakes as he plowed through the pedestrians. a father is charged with biting off part of his baby son's nose. 18 year old joshua cooper is being held on bail in california. he's charged with aggravated mayhem, child abuse and child endangerment. prosecutors say cooper got so mad about his one-month old son's crying, that he bit his nose. the father is due back in court in a few weeks. the pregnant woman who reportedly drove her three children in her mini-van into the ocean off florida was seen
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punching her stomach after her arrest. ebony wilkerson appeared in a florida courtroom yesterday. prosecutors say they fear for the life of unborn child after wilkerson was seen hitting her stomach. she is seven months pregnant and is being kept in the psych unit of the daytona beach jail. wilkerson's attorneys asked to have her moved into a medical area to be close to doctors. the judge did not rule on the request. wilkerson is charged with attempted murder and child abuse after she drove into the ocean earlier this month. chicagoans are used to seeing the chicago river dyed green for saint patrick's day. but a prankster in oklahoma city used the same technique to add some unwanted color to the fountain at a popular botanical garden attraction. what he didn't know, was that he was caught on surveillance video, pouring powdered dye into the water. it'll cost as much as ten thousand dollars to clean the stains off the concrete and the birds that use the pond. a 22-pound housecat that captured headlines after his owners called 9-1-1 when he
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trapped them in a bedroom ... is now receiving therapy. this is lux. his family decided to turn him over to animal services on monday, more than a week after he scratched their 8-month-old baby. they say that's when lux went ballistic, cornering them in their apartment in oregon. a shelter spokeswoman described what they've noticed about lux since he arrived. >> this is a high strung cat. he's in a high stress situation. there are loud and noisy trains near their home. the have a small child who is learning to crawl. is a very vocal child. cats like this, they can only take so much. >> lux's owners have not decided on whether to give him up for good. if the catalog to me in my bedroom for a few days i would be thrilled. i would adopt the
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cat. >> the cat is a star. we can't say that about some animals. it's 29 degrees right now. wind at 8 mi.. you will see that we are warmer today. we are in the low 50s. typically we are in 47 degrees. we'll talk that by a few. today is a good day with dry conditions. but tomorrow is a different story with rain and maybe some snow and thunder and lightning. 30 degrees in waukegan. 29 at o'hare. 30 in joliet. sublet radar composite shows the next system out to the west. it's lingering over the region but we will see some cloud cover from that. gusty conditions through the day. the clouds are on the increase as the system comes in from the south. as it arrives, a temperatures will warm up. today's afternoon high in the '50s. here you can see wednesday
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early in the day we have the potential for a change over from rain to snow. generally light accumulations coming our way. the ground is starting to warm up a bit. it will get out of here early as we progress through wednesday. today's high temperature 51. tonight's slow down to 38. showers are likely. a storm is possible. car with a 60 percent chance of mix. breezy but the high temperature of 41. >> still dealing with construction west bound eisenhower at morgan street bridge. demolition is happening there impacting two lanes in the overnight. should be picked up by 5:30 a.m.. the prepared to be squeezed down heading west bound on the bike this morning. everything else looks good. >> marcus is at the *albanese candy factory* in northwest indiana.
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hi marcus! >> good morning. this is one of my favorite stories. we love going into factories. today we at the confectionery. this is where they make all of their signature snacks that eveready and loves. how many family members are here? >> my two sisters and my parents. >> and you guys have been working here for how long? >> 30 years. >> people love your gumi spirit of the hearing about them for ever. what to people like about them so much? >> we took time to perfect the recipe to give you a great flavor that comes out and we also have a soft texture. >> we are at the end of the process where they are coming out and being sorted for the packaging. through the morning we are going to go through the factory to show you how they are made from start to finish. a really cool process. and we will
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tell you where you can go if you want to buy some. that's all coming up in a bit. back to you first. >>coming up after 4:30 ... what prosecutors are trying to keep from the boston marathon bomber at his upcoming murder trial. and, the bulls suit up in their st. patty's day best to take on the thunder. highlights, next in sports. it's where you email, shop, even bank. but are you too comfortable? these days crime can happen in a few keystrokes. american express can help protect you with intelligent security that learns your spending patterns, and can alert you to an unusual charge instantly. so you can be a member of a more secure world. this is what membership is. this is what membership does. all the bulls and with a record
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of 3-3. the beat miami in sacramento the lost to memphis in san antonio and last night to the oklahoma city thunder. everybody is in a party mood. plane from behind for most of the night they come in the fourth quarter. butler slams it home 76-71. to get within one the thunder put it on them. during most of the damage with westbrook a 14-0 run. it's 35 points and 12 rebounds. both are in good shape. oaks city beat them 97-85. selection monday for the women champions of the
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biggies. the league demons had a rough ride. only a seventh seed. the open in durham saturday afternoon against oklahoma and will most likely did duke in the second round. second straight year for depaul and another top bracket. >> we weren't there very long last year. we are going to back to a familiar surrounding the oklahoma will be a great challenge. back to the big 12 again. >> spring training, the cubs beat the angels 4-2. the cubs infielder beginning time at second place in aaa hoping to get him up to wrigley field sooner rather than later. the socks when the hawks and phillies tonight. that for sports. the cubs are offering free parking for some of their home games, but there is a catch. a new parking lot will open on rockwell, just south of irving
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park. it can hold one-thousand vehicles, but it's over two miles away from wrigley field. free shuttle rides to, and from, the game will be available. this lot will only be for night and weekend games. the cubs say this new lot will help ease traffic in wrigleyville. u-s stocks jumped yesterday, as worries eased about the political climate in ukraine. the dow rose 181 points. nasdaq also finished higher, up 34. and the s-and-p gained 17. a hacker attacked google's play store -- upsetting developers and people trying to get candy crush updates. a man from turkey is taking credit. he says he found a weakness in the console, and everything collapsed after he created an app to point out the problem. the site crashed a second time after he uploaded his app to the publishing system. >> don't play that game. just avoid it. the world is ok. we are looking in warm temperatures today. 48 by 2:00 p.m.. we will
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top out in the low 50s officially. expect rain and maybe some thunder and lightning from tonight into wednesday. temperatures will plummet tomorrow. >> it looks like we have some road closures in kankakee along route 13. that is basically between indian trail and power road. resurfacing work happening there. as the temperatures warm up we will see more and more of these projects popping up in the outlying areas as they try to knock out this work early. one of many that we will see over the next few weeks. >> there's more to come in our next half-hour. including the latest on the cardinal's health. >> and the latest on the murder trial of the blade runner. with a crime scene photographer says. >> and lange at changes after a recall that ge. >> and he of manages to avoid the a suburban police officer died
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after a car crash -- while on his way to a call. cardinal george has been in the hospital for days -- being treated for flu-like symptoms ... the latest in a *live report. and new evidence offers a twist
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in the search for the missing airplane. good morning, i'm dan ponce. and i'm erin mcelroy. let's go to demetrius ivory for a check of the weather. >> 51 degrees today. sometimes the day is good because the night will be good. certainly a lot to enjoy today. 33 degrees right now at the north side learning center. union rating at 27. satellite's radar composite shows dry conditions. we expect to see the rain moving in tonight. potential for some thunder and lightning as we make a change over from mild air to some very cold air during the day on wednesday. also in rain and snow changeover tomorrow. 49 by 5:00 p.m., 9:00 p.m. down to the 40's. when state a mixed bag of everything. high temperature of 41. thursday the have the chance of rain. high reaching 45. but friday the full first
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day of spring we will reach 50. >> is quiet on the roads. we do have some lingering roadwork on the west side of the eisenhower. they're doing some bridge demolition work try to get most of that done overnight. that will be up for another hour than they will be cleaned up. expect to see this for a few weeks. other than that we will have a full traffic updates in a few minutes. an oak forest police officer has died from injuries he suffered in a car crash. 62-year-old james morrissy was 34-year veteran of the department. he was pronounced dead last night at advocate christ medical center in oak lawn. his fellow officers lined up outside the hospital. morrissy was on-duty and on his way to assist another officer yesterday. that's when his squad car was struck on the driver's side at the intersection of cicero avenue and 160th street. no charges are pending in the crash. morrissy is survived by his wife and three sons. francis cardinal george has
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been hospitalized with flu-like symptoms. nancy loo is live at loyola university medical center in maywood with the latest. >> he came in on friday for a routine check-up but doctors noticed he was dehydrated. he has been hospitalized since then forcing some changes in his public schedule. in a statement, the archdiocese said the cardinal is hooked to an ivy to administer fluids and antibiotics. the spokesperson said the hospitalization is out of an abundance of caution. he had told doctors he had been suffering from flu like symptoms just 10 days ago the archdiocese revealed that the cardinals bladder cancer had returned. he has been undergoing a new round of more aggressive chemotherapy. he is said to be alert, responsive, in good spirits. he's been doing
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paperwork so he is likely asleep at this hour. the situation has forced the cancellation of a trip to washington where he was supposed to attend a board meeting. the archdiocese expects the cardinal to be released from hospital either tomorrow or on thursday. back to you. >>sanctions are not keeping russia away from accepting crimea into its country. voters in crimea approved separating from ukraine in order to become an independent state. today, russian president putin notified his parliament of crimea's request to be part of russia. the u-s and europe are imposing sanctions and freezing assets of more than two dozen russian and ukrainian officials. they say russia seized crimea illegally. vice president biden is going to poland and lithuania next week to meet with leaders about these issues. another piece of evidence in the malaysian jetliner disappearance appears to point toward the pilot or co-pilot. the new york times reports, the plane's sudden sharp left turn toward the indian ocean was pre-programmed into the plane's
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guidance computer -- either in the air, or prior to the flight. that would appear to rule out speculation that the turn was made in response to a mechanical problem. the wall street journal is refuting a foreign press report that the pilot's family moved out of his house, the day before the flight. separately, *china has now ruled out the possibility that the plane was hijacked by a chinese passenger. one crew member is dead and eight others are missing after two cargo ships collided in japan's tokyo bay. it happened early this morning. one ship sank after the collision. that ship's 20 crew members were all chinese nationals. 12 of them were rescued - but one died after suffering a heart attack. a search is now underway for the missing crew members. chicago police are asking for help finding a woman who grabbed a 9-year-old girl after school, in the little village neighborhood last week. the girl was outside an elementary school in the 28- hundred block of west 24th, when the woman called the girl's name ... and said the girl's
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grandmother had sent her. the woman grabbed the girl's arm. but, the girl got away when she saw her father. police are still questioning the mother and boyfriend of a toddler who was found dead sunday. an autopsy revealed 17-month old amierah roberson died from head trauma. her body was found outside an abandoned building in riverdale a few hours before her mother reported her missing. the family says the mother dropped of amierah at her boyfriend's, before she went to work. t-v pitchman kevin trudeau will spend the next ten years in federal prison for lying to consumers about the benefits of a weight-loss plan. that's the sentence prosecutors requested. at his sentencing hearing, trudeau called his arrest and trial a wake-up call, and said he'll never do it again. trudeau still hasn't repaid the 37 million dollars he was fined in *civil court. illinois residents will head to the polls today for primary day. elections will be held in primaries for several state-wide offices, including u-s senate, governor, treasurer and several congressional seats. chicago election officials
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expect a low voter turnout of about 27 percent - because it is a non-presidential election year. a crime scene photographer is being cross examined at the oscar pistorius murder trial. pistorius is charged with murdering his girlfriend at his home in south africa last year. he says he opened fire through a closed bathroom door because he thought a burglar was inside. proceedings are running late today for an unknown reason. yesterday a photographer testified that seven-thousand photos were taken at the home. the defense has been trying to show that police tainted the crime scene and the investigation. federal prosecutors want to keep some autopsy pictures away from the accused boston marathon bomber. dzhokhar tsarnaev is in a federal prison awaiting his trial in november. he's charged in the marathon bombings that killed three people and injured 260 others. prosecutors are asking a federal judge to only let the defense see pictures that will be used at trial and sentencing. they say giving access to every picture would re-victimize families. the defense didn't comment on the prosecution's request. the head of general motors is laying out company-wide changes
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in the wake of a massive recall linked to at least 12 deaths. the automaker is facing congressional and even criminal probes. in a video released yesterday, c-e-o mary barra says her company is now moving faster to fix potential problems. ed payne has more. >> something went wrong with the process. terrible things happened. as a member of the gm family and a mom with family of my own, this really hits home. >> the gm ceo got personal talking about the ignition switch defect, an issue linked to at least 12 deadly crashes that sparked the recall of 1.6 million vehicles. gm under fire for not issuing the recall until last month even though they knew about the problem in 2004. her comments, on the same day gm announced another round of large-scale recall. this time the issue is with a possibly faulty air bags and overheating brakes. another 1 million and a
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half vehicles involved. no injuries are linked to the potential problems. the new recall is proof that have learned from past mistakes. >> we are doing our reviews again resolving them quickly. you'll take care of all the customers and continue to apply what we have learned. >> dealing with the fallout has been a major early challenge for the first woman to lead a major carmaker when she took the reins in january. but for those who lost loved ones in the crashes related to the recall, it's little comfort. >> i am overwhelmed by anchor. if we had just known this information my daughter would still be here today. >>the r-t-a, c-t-a, metra and pace boards would all be eliminated, if a state panel gets its way. a public transit task force, appointed by governor quinn, is recommending that a new transit super-agency replace all of the existing boards, and oversee the entire chicagoland transit
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network. the panel says the current structure pits board against board, while a single authority could more easily coordinate transit policy and funding. chicago taxi drivers are keeping an eye on seattle, as they fight to regulate the city's rideshare companies. seattle's city council just voted unanimously to cap the number of rideshare drivers for companies like uber-x, lyft and sidecar. the vote means there can be no more than 150 rideshare drivers on the road at any given time. the programs allow people to arrange rides with a smartphone app. taxi companies don't like the competition, and claim the rideshare companies aren't properly insured. the t-v show "the good wife" is getting grief for getting it's facts wrong about the blagojevich trial. on sunday's episode, investigators are trying to get the fictional governor's former attorney to turn on him ... in a voter fraud investigation. the agent references the case against former governor rod blagojevich, saying his lawyers eventually talked knowing that attorney-client privilege would
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only get them so far. but, that never happened ... with the exception of blagojevich's chief-of staff who had a law degree, but never served blagojevich in a legal capacity. >> i think i need more coffee to get that word. >> we need to read the one a few more times. it's 29 degrees. does the current temperature. wind out of the south at the miles. temperatures will warm up quickly today highs in the lower 50s by the afternoon. today will be a mild day. tomorrow we cooled down again as a cold front comes our way. 30 degrees in waukegan. 294 aurora. 29 degrees in lansing. satellite and radar composite shows we have cloud cover out to the west. we will see sunshine today. sunrise comes at 658. that's in about 12 hours. then we expect to see the clouds continue to win out and bring
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comes our way tonight changing over to snow. 51 degrees is your high today. showers are likely. a thunderstorm is possible tonight down to 38 pyrrhic marwick remix high temperature of 45 degrees on thursday. still ahead, we go behind the scenes to a candy factory with mark this. >> to do have too much candy this morning? a fashion designer found dead in new york apartment. >> courtney love says she has found the missing malaysian plane ... we will look at her evidence. >> ended discovery to help approve the big bang theory is real.
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here are a few stories that are trending online this morning ... fashion designer and longtime girlfriend of mick jagger -- l'wren scott has died. she was found dead in her new york apartment yesterday morning, after an apparent suicide. a spokesman for mick jagger says the singer is "completely shocked and devastated by the news." she was 49 years old. singer courtney love thinks she's found the missing malaysian passenger jet. her facebook and twitter
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accounts even posted the location -- off the coast of vietnam. i didn't know she was into that sort of thing. love says she looked at satellite images, and saw what looks like the image of a plane, and an oil slick nearby. but she admits she's no expert, and she could be wrong. she says she just wants to bring awareness to the site -- just in case. scientists claim they've found evidence of the "big bang" theory. by using a special telescope at the south pole, they say they've analyzed *light that was left over from the creation of the universe. and they found what are called "gravitational waves" that appear to support the theory that the universe was created in a split second by a massive explosion. >> we are having an earthquake! it appears to have stopped ... >> she is not coming out!
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>> cool under pressure. that's how k-t-l-a's morning show reacted to yesterday's earthquake in california. the "four point four" magnitude quake was centered about 15 miles northwest of downtown los angeles. there are no reports of serious damage. what would we do? >> we'd be out of here running down the hall. >> these desks are made out of cardboard. >> are we supposed to get under the desk? >> demetrius and i are getting out of dodge. you are all over it. >> let's check out our day. we continue to see on our weather headlines, increasing clouds. we will have temperatures for degrees above average. wind gusting near 30 mi.. right now it's 32 in wheeling. forest park at 31. at hawthorne scholastic
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academy is 31. satellite and radar composite shows no rain or snow we do have rain coming tonight as a system comes in from the south and west. enjoy today in the '50s. son mixes with clouds. clouds increase today. rain arrives tonight. potential for a thunderstorm tonight as the front moves through. getting up to our morning we will have a change over from rain to snow. tonight slow down to 38 degrees. not much of a drop. it is really a yo-yo factor for the next few days. 41 degrees tomorrow. 45 thursday. 50 friday that's the first full day of spring. and over the weekend we cooled down. >> just got word of a serious accident. several cars piled up on west bound indiana toll road at climb. everything shut down no one is getting by. no word on injuries. it's fairly new it just popped up. all traffic not
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getting through west bound on the toll road at klein due to a multi the vehicle pileup. more information on this coming up. >> were at the albany candy factory in northwest indiana. >> we are back here in the factory at the confectionery. this is really cool. i've eaten gummy bears i will live but never seen them actually made. this is something i never knew. this is the mold when the liquid is poured in but it's not like a plastic mold of what is it? >> it's made out of a bed of corn starch. all the white powder is cornstarch. >> it's packed so tight so doesn't crumble. we're just going to walk along the lines where the liquid comes down. >> the kitchen is on top of us right now. the liquid can the is being deposited into the mold.
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>> this is one of your snakes? >> this is a 2 ft. long snake. what's special about this is that we are the only manufacturer who knows how to put this on the inside. >> you will tell us how to do this? >> then i would have to kill you. >> are going to walk over here. these are not just fun rockers, these have been dummies in here? >> these are all in the drying process. they will dry for about 24 hours. >> saw the liquid being poured. this is toward the end of the process. and what happens right here? >> these have been sitting in the drawing room. they are now being taken out of the cornstarch mold. >> the mold just flips over. that's how they dump it out? >> that's correct. then they are separated from the start ship
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and the gummy bears. >> and then you reuse it? >> was sterilize that again. >> we will show you the tumbler will become back where they are polished and get ready before they're packaged up and ready to be eden. much more coming up behind the scenes here. >> marcus sent a huge bag of these gummy bears to us. >> they will like 20 lbs.. >> coming up, marwhat he talks about from his role at two and half man. as brown is kanye west got two yeas
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probation for attacking a photographer at los angeles international airport last summer. this is video of the incident. the rapper's lawyer entered a no-contest plea to misdemeanor battery in court on monday. in addition to the probation, the judge ruled west must take anger management classes ... perform 250 hours of community service, and pay restitution to the victim. the victim, who has filed a civil suit against west, wanted him to serve jail time.
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>> imagine being in an anger management class with him ...chris brown will remain in jail until a court hearing next month. a judge refused to set bail yesterday. he ordered him to remain behind bars until his next court date april 23rd. brown was arrested friday for violating his probation. he was kicked out of a california rehab program for touching a woman and for failing to take a drug test. the former star of "two and a half men" is now speaking about his role on the show - and discussing his new religious faith. angus t. jones is almost unrecognizable with his full beard . jones quit the show in 2010 after the departure of charlie sheen - and he called the show "filth" in a video he posted on you-tube. sunday told a houston t-v station sunday "i was a paid hypocrite because i wasn't ok it." the 20-year-old is studying in colorado and working with a houston-based church. he says he would consider doing bible-based productions but he's not interested in returning to acting. the duchess and duke of
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cambridge will not be having another baby-- at least not anytime soon. at a saint patrick's day event in the u-k-- prince william said "maybe one day. one's enough at the moment." rumors have circulated for months that the two were expecting again. >> our highs will reach the low 50s today. typical high is in the upper 40's. a little bit of sunshine with clouds on the increase. tonight we have the potential for showers and maybe even a thunderstorm. the go down to 30 degrees. tomorrow the rain will change over to a rain and snow mixed as temperatures fall to the day. 41 for a high on wednesday. thursday we are 45. that's the forecast. >> west bound indiana toll road blocked off and shut down for 10 minutes. several cars have piled up. very bad accident. that decline avenue. no one is getting through. emergency vehicles are on the scene. >> coming up, cardinal george's back in the hospital. >> why the phrase happy wife
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happy life may not be so good for your marriage. >> and how you can audition for the new spider-man movie filming in chicago.
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