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grandmother is behind bars. >> the actions of this woman appear beyond explanation. she is in custody tonight accused of brutally killing her zero infant granddaughter.own in the grandg >> she had to be struggling inside in order to do something like this. people do not react that way unless there is something else going on. >> neighbors never saw any sign of trouble until sunday when
lights and sirens were blaring on the block. the 61 year-old woman was left alone with her granddaughter for only a short while. family members were across the street when everything unraveled. >> after the defendant's husband left the home the defendant took the victim of the couch. >> according to prosecutors the grandmother did the unthinkable grabbing a sledgehammer and used it on a helpless infant. she confessed to using a kitchen carving knife as well. neighbors are devastated. >> you have to pray for the whole family. >> the defendant's daughter the
victim's mother was so excited about the birth of her first child back in april. the loss leaves everybody searching for the right words. >> it will affect different people different ways. we have made counseling available. >> while no motive has been revealed. the crime is described as calculated. the suspect is being held without bond and will be in court on october 28th. >> a third person arrested in
connection with the dismembered body under threat last week from a southwest side backyard. the murder arrest happen in the jersenew jersey. milton mirandas arrested over the weekend police say he is the man who attacked jose reyes last may with a pipe and a knife after he was lord it to the suspect's house by the suspect's girlfriend daisy gutierrez who was also in jail won a $2 million buyoubond. >> classes resume tomorrow at a south side elementary school after a small fire closed at the school to be close.caused the s. >> the structure itself did not
burn, it is more of the contents. in this case it was the flooring and the sub flooring. >> a woman is found dead over the weekend in her dorm room at indiana university. the body was found sunday afternoon. autopsy found no evidence of trauma and officials do not suspect foul play. results from toxicology test will come back in four to six weeks. big changes for cta and paste customers as they move closer to the mark kirventra cad system. there are no longer selling temporary magnetic strip cards. the changes making it
difficult for some writers who have not received their new card in the mail. writerriders who he magnetic cards can still use them but they cannot add more money to them december 15th card readers will only accept ventra cards. pace is trying to make sure its writerpassengers expera smoother transition to the ventral system. they rolled out a comprehensive public outreach campaign in an effort to educate customers about the policy changes. these outbreed events will run through october 17ththe will run through october 17th.
>> it is the day after the birthday of the chicago baby who was so anxious to meet his parents he could not wait until they got to the hospital. the venture began sunday morning when the parents were on route to the hospital when the mother's water broke and they have to be stopped by a traiwast is when the baby decided to make his arrival. the family is all in good health and spirits to night resting at the hospital. mark kirk making headlines in the government shutdown and debt ceiling debate what he is doing that no other republican has
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senator mark kirk is being reported as the first republican senator to say he would vote for a clean debt ceiling increase. republicans are asking the president to negotiate over the debt limit the budget and certain aspects of his health- care law. the president says he will not make any deals while the government shutdown. the house speaker says there are not enough votes in the house to end the shutdown of the president claims that there is any is calling on them to vote. >> will not negotiate under the threat of a prolonged shutdown. >> one thing both sides can
agree on is making sure government workers impacted by the shutdown eventually get paid as a unanimous decision in the house of the weekend to approve back pay for all the days missed due to the shutdown. wall street does not like any of this coming out of washington. experts say the debt ceiling deadlock is starting to rattle investors in summer wondering it will take a massive debt in people's retirement desmans to motivate lawmakers to push ego aside and come to a deal. >> libyas interim government is demanding answers calling saturdays capture of a suspected al qaeda operative a kidnapping. abu anas al libi was captured by u.s. forces outside his home on sunday. he's expected to be taken to new york facing charges in a 1998 embassy bombing in kenya and tanzania.
his wife says the charges are fabricated claiming he left al qaeda two years and earlier. she admits he was a personal bodyguard for osama bin london the did not take part in any terrorist activities. >> a crane at a manhattan skyscraper is back on the ground after a mechanical failure left it suspended above west 57 street. workers were raising construction materials and an apartment building when the mechanical failure caused it to become jammed. no injuries were reported. >> it would be a thief picked the wrong clerk to mess with. the clerk reached under the counter and pulled out a machete and chased the man from the store. police are looking for the suspect. the store owner says that she brought the
machete a month ago after her store was broken into several times. controversy over a hamburger boils over on the northwest side. the clash between the restaurant and some catholics. putting the full court press on the proposed illiana expressway. what is really inside a chicken nugget? the results may surprise you. over 20 million drivers are insured with geico. so get a free rate quote today. i love it! how much do you love it?
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>> state officials are making their case for a new expressway connecting highways in illinois and indiana. the project which has been rejected will bring huge economic benefits and transportation benefits. studies contained misleading analysis. >> the governor and the mayor joined the u.s. holocaust museum today. today was the museum's largest fund-raiser. the
controversy continues over a hamburger which as catholics saying you are eating more than ground beef. catholic charities want a donation from the hamburger bar that created this and which. this is the berger of the month. it is topped with red wine reduction and a communion wafer. >> while many of the restaurants loyal customers are giving the burger a thumbs-up others are calling a blasphemous. >> you do not respect the church you have no sensibility for people of the faith. >> one priest is asking parishioners to boycott the burger bar saying the burger makes a joke of the sacred christian symbols.
>> if we want freedom of religion in this country we have to respect one another's beliefs. it is not ok to bash people of other faiths. >> we made the burger for a band. we do not have any partiality to any of religion or anything against anybody. we did it because we like the band. >> in a statement the restaurant's management vowed to stand their ground but they did make it $1,500 donation to cap the charities. >> they should be able to do what they want. >> advertisements disguised as games are proving very affective
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past there was voted one of the 100 most employable people in the world. protestant and evangelical churches are growing by the moment. >> there's a migration happening from the catholic church. it has been a big loss for the catholic church. >> the newly chosen pope hopes to lead latino's back to the church. >> we are aware of that. in the
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>> the bears found out nate collins is out for the rest of the year. they had a few moments of the decision yesterday against the new orleans saints. they lost 28-16 and now they take on the new york giants on thursday night which the bears are seeing as a good thing. >> after yesterday's game when other guys are anxious to get back out there and play. >> you cannot overlook them.
>> the cubs are waiting to hear from the man who is mulling over the yankees' latest offer. they're telling joe girardi to take his time since they have exclusive negotiating rights until november 1st. reports said the cubs will try to outbid the yankees but it is possible they may not get the chance to do it. postseason baseball the cardinals ticking on the pirates. the cardinals would win 2-1 to force a game 5 on wednesday in st. louis. the detroit tigers taking on the oakland a's today. oakland with
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hey. hey, guys, how's it going? i'm just gonna finish this. we just had dinner with stella's sister and her fiancé. they're getting married before us. okay, you know how you've dreamt about your perfect wedding day ever since you were a little girl? yeah. totally. my sister is stealing my dream wedding. down to every last detail-- on shelter island, at sunset, ...just down the beach from our family's old summer house. it's my dream wedding. hmm. i'm gonna finish this. uh, the lamb here is supposed to be great. oh. i'm a vegan. i wish i could tune out that moral voice
inside me that says eating animals is murder, but i guess i'm just not as strong as you are. that's 'cause you need protein. i'll have the lamb. okay, new goal: i want our wedding to kick her wedding's ass. i want our wedding to take her wedding's head and shove it in the toilet and flush it, like, 20 times. oh, ted, in high school, you were her wedding, weren't you? (chuckles) you know, she's always trying to one-up me. i mean, i love her, but... there's a little part of me that kinda wishes this whole thing would just fall apart. i hate him. i hate him. i hate him! god, this steak is so good! four days to go and he just runs off with the vitamin consultant from whole foods? i gave up makeup for him. i gave up showering for him. i gave up shaving my armpits for him. hard to imagine where it all went wrong. and now it's so close to the wedding... there's like bacon or something in this dipping sauce. i love it. i can't get any refunds. i'm gonna be out thousands of dollars. narrator: kids, when you're in a relationship,