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bayer advanced aspirin. friends and family are mourning the death of a student from the northwest suburbs. he was found murdered in a burned out vehicles and mexico. good afternoon i am steve sanders. >> and i am dina bair thank you for watching us. we are live in rolling meadows with today's top story. >> christmas eve these parents received a telephone call no parent wants to hear. their son was a victim of a violent
murder. he traveled alone to his grandmother's house in central mexico. his bad the burned body was found in the trunk of his vehicle 80 mi. south of guadalajara. two other men were found dead. . >> it was very sad it was difficult i could not believe he was very close to his family and friends. >> news of his death was a shock to the community what details surrounding the incident are far and field. two facebook pages have already been made in his honor. >> he had so many friends. >> he was a senior to rolling hills high school a tribute will be held on tuesday morning after students returned from a christmas vacation. u.s. state
department and the mexican embassy are joining together to help find his killer. another tribute is to be held outside of school. more than two years after three teenage boys were murdered in a gang-related shooting at second man has been charged in the case. 22 year-old lopes is charged with murder and is due in bond court today. police are not saying what his role was in the shooting. another man yb arra is already awaiting trial accused of gunning down did teenagers nearby when high- school. prosecutors say ybarra
shot the teenagers with an sole rival will try to kill a rival gang member. >> bond has been denied for a man accused of killing in nine year-old girl from indiana. lemmon who was partially deaf and blind disappeared two days before christmas. her body was found last night. authorities say 39 year-old neighbor michael plumadore beat her to death and then dismembered her the girl's grandmother says he was a close family friend would been watching the children. >> authorities in maine are offering a record of $30,000 reward for information leading them to the missing toddler. 20 months year-old old reynolds was last
seen more than a week ago. police say they are now confident that someone took her from her home. >> a seven year-old indiana boy who was shot in the head on christmas morning is still listed in critical condition and police say the search continues for the shooter. police sent their investigation has generated few leads in the case. >> to police officers were injured in a vehicle accident that stemmed from an early morning shooting. chicago police say officers fired shots at a suspect who they say shy 19 year-old man had a gas station. the gunmen jumped into a vehicle and drove away with two other
men moments later they collide with a police vehicle. two people were killed overnight in a head-on collision on the city's southeast side. it happened shortly before midnight. chicago police say a ford taurus and bmw collided but details have not been released. >> green bay police state sunday's chicago bear game hit a season-high four arrests and fans thrown out of the game. officers made a 20 arrests and 49 fans were ejected from the stadium on christmas. that is more than double the number of a typical game. officials say because it was a night game fans had all day to drink alcohol before coming to the stadium. >> someone broke into a
salvation army store on chicago's north side and stole money and jewelry. it happened at the store in 22-70 block of north clyborn. an employee walked in yesterday morning around 8:00 a.m. and found that the store had been broken into. a safe containing $600 was stolen along with several boxes of donated a jury. >> a woman confined to a wheelchair hopes to get her stolen disability cvan back at the end of this week's. 50 year- old florez of south suburban harvey discovered last friday that her specially equipped van in the collapsible wheelchair inside had been stolen. now it
has turned up at the police department but it is on drive a ball and will have to be towed back to her home. she cannot afford the charges the auto company is a federal judge has granted cicero , president larry domi nick a new trial in a civil suit filed by former employee. the suit accused him of firing a former town handyman for political reasons. now wait judge has brought the jury's decision ruling that roja's attorney tried to use inadmissible and it prejudiced evidence. >> francis cardinal george says
he's not ready for mandatory retirement. the roman catholic church requires every cardinal to submit a letter of resignation at the age 75. his birthday is january 16th he has survived cancer and has faced criticism for some of his public comments appeared he hopes the pope will tell him he can keep working. >> more sera and k-mart stores will be closing across the country. this was saved the company as much as $170 million. the chicago sun times has officially changed hands. the investment group wrapports llc confirms its purchase was completed yesterday. .
heading to the university of florida to pick up a heart for a patient. unfortunately it is no longer usable in the transplant patient also have to wait for another heart. >> texas authorities said it will release the identities of seven family members were fatally shot by a man dressed as santa at a christmas gathering. police have already said the suitor is believed to be related to the family by marriage and were investigating whether divorce was an aspect of the shooting. >> and man wanted in connection with a shooting of a soldier in california has turned himself into police. 22 year-old christopher sullivan survived an explosion in afghanistan. he spent much of the recovering from his injuries and recently returned home to california only
to be shot at his own homecoming party. police say he was shot will try to break up a fight doctors believe he will be paralyzed from the neck down. a woman posted to this message i will be dead by morning on facebook. this message may have saved her life and her baby son. police in utah stablemen hidden causes saturday causesa alin a closet on saturday with a laptop and posted it that message. the woman told police officers that reed had refused to let her leave for five days and had physically abused her
and sexually assaulted her went to try to leave. >> the day after christmas he erupted in a series of violent fights that minnesota's giant mall of america. the first one started late yesterday afternoon in a food court. within minutes the dozens of people were getting into fist fights and throwing chairs. police showed up and started pushing up shoppers out. >> dozens of stores had to be closed out abruptly and nine people were arrested. >> britain's prince philip is out of the hospital after undergoing a heart procedure. queen elizabeth's husband was admitted to the hospital last friday with chest pains. prince philip is 90 years old and has participated in more than 300 events over the past year.
>> with just one week left before the iowa caucuses republican presidential hopefuls are stepping up their campaign to win over undecided voters. newt gingrich ron paul and mitt romney are all within one point of each other in the latest campaigns poll. maria shriver may have second thoughts on divorce and arnold schwarzenegger. according to tmz she told friends that she is on the shore of divorcing him because of her strong catholic beliefs and also because he has been trying to win her back. she filed for divorce in july after
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