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we were flabbergasted all the things on facebook >> facebook post three girls kicked out of school why aclu into their defense good evening top story around the country tonight. three girls expelled from school because of what they posted on facebook live in dei and not to pick up the story. >> american civil liberties union of filing a lawsuit today behalf of the expelled the girls what they posted on facebook on computers at a time protected speech under a united states constitution. >> they told me you get in trouble has to be taken seriously i felt overwhelmed are you really taking it out for this? they were has not been
back to griffin middle schools in january 26th to days after a series of what she and two friends thought were private messages on facebook that might have sounded less than innocent >> talking about who would be hurt? how did we hurt them? we were joking. smiley faces mentioned in the lawsuit filed today by aclu which writes any reasonable person could see the conversation was purely joking and could not be interpreted seriously the schools of do not possess infinite reach into the private lives of students >> what are you teaching these kids do not want to go to school post something on facebook get kicked out the rest of the year down but not back on facebook since claiming at the school told her not to despite
the expulsion issue would be welcomed back for grade and nine it next year. she does not think so >> high-school will be worse down a very sharp young lady should will go to school somewhere not here we but love to tell you what the school had to say trying all day school officials referring to school district referring district attorney failed to return repeated calls requesting comment live massive emergency response chicago's south side much better several witnesses car off a bridge into cathlamet rebar 105th street turns out and nobody was indycar the driver parked on the bridge that transmission and apparently forgot to set the emergency
brake cart rolled into the water on its own amber alert exactly how quick was supposed to. issued in saint louis ending in chicago at the heart custody battle very sick child. joining us now with that story >> told the boys a good condition at christ hospital in oaklawn mother is expected any minute from st. louis meanwhile father and grandmother in custody facing serious charges. five-year old quarters don't supper's on congenital heart disease family says next in line for heart transplant hospital in st. louis yester day police say he was kidnapped by his father. after an amber alert issued police track them down south suburban alsip not harm, along with father and grandmother and
father and grandmother arrest and charged officers located vehicle matching description review of hotel video surveillance confirmed checking into the hotel officers determined which room he was located taken into protective custody transported medical about tuition. family members say a five-year old center of bitter custody dispute after sun went missing former husband raster with a telephone calls >> he would call in the middle of the night trying to taunt me it was crazy. it was a burly to find out he was in custody >> hospital yesterday the boy had been hooked up to portable iv only one day's worth of
medication family members on the other side optimistic the board will find heart donor soon >> treated last time at home waiting for the donor came through he will be flown from st. joseph misery back to st. louis >> again the boy's mother expected any minute from st. louis. meanwhile 33 year-old jeffrey stone and mother expected held on $1 million bond each. charged with kidnapping interfering with custody and endangering the welfare of a child also facing same charges another woman arrested at hotel 37 year-old not saying exactly how she is involved with the family police also say not sure why the family was in chicago area.
>> graphic images mother brother and young nephew of singer jennifer hudson de murder trial of a william balfour accused of killing of the victims william balfour appeared emotional dabbing his eyes with tissue bloody picture showed a seven year-old julian king later similar death photos of mother and brother shown to the jury all 3 shot to death october 2008 jennifer hudson sister julia hudson the ex-wife of william balfour in court today but leave when the gruesome testimony pictures shown to the jury cell phone records introduced as evidence by prosecution indicating spoke to julia hudson mourning of the murders and telephone went silent alleging that is when he committed the crime. city of north chicago put seven police officers on paid leave justice department investigated death of a man police custody darrin hanna died after being
restrained and a taser to during arrest last november decision friday whether seven officers face disciplinary action from the city taser darrin hanna after resisting arrest fighting with pregnant girlfriend lake county coroner says cocaine abuse poor health and taser contributed to death. swing chicago archdiocese claiming father molesting john curran he and other boys in the 1980's planning church in new molested john curran boys but did not remove from parish. archdiocese has not commented. john curran died 12 years ago. dreaded amazon tax struck down by cook county judge state year old law collecting more sales tax revenue from online purchases on constitutional specifically at
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discovered discarded at the morgue nobody could pay for proper burial including state of illinois. batt not commit them to the ground to earth to earth ashes to ashes. >> under gray skies and falling rain drops francis cardinal george presided over burial of many nameless perhaps home less all penniless. cemeteries donated plots concrete burial
vaults local funeral home directors donated transportation purses drivers and all the result of a gruesome scandal that shocked the state to this year >> outrageous embarrassment something i would opt imagine third-world country treating poor people service began 5 larger boxes 120 unborn children inside. remain stacked cook county morgue for months. classified as indigent know what to pay for proper burial kept in coolers at the morgue until scandal broke over at pictures came out people present bowed their heads as caskets lowered to final resting place of cook county board president toni preckwinkle calls it sobering service difficult. >> in one way it does of these
people are very poor in other ways remains have not been clamped that is somewhat different still children of god that makes it wonderful occasion >> likely first of many services honoring the poor who have died still not paying for burial will lead to make more room at the cemetery last best hope to honor the dead no matter who they were or where they came from group on known to those who died knows the deceased deserve that much mt. olivet cemetary >> service cost more than $50,000 donated by catholic cemeteries and the local funeral directors room for more dozens of local funeral directors continue to volunteer services for free. helping keep the
number of bodies there down organization. >> family members believe a long time partner at the hard cores jockey eusebio razo jr died in jockey eusebio razo jr died yesterday want wrote a 40 state body burned beyond recognition identification jockey eusebio razo jr wife last saw him anymore and later saw smoke outside called 911 apparently getting ready to therapy session injured arm or on the time of the accident still to come president takes debate over student loan interest rates to several college campuses. and why might have needed back up at one of those appearances and later not as planned never made it suburban businessman quite
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service agents and military personnel some time with prostitutes before president recent trip to colombia 9 agents have quit or forced out. layoffs hit military and other states army getting rid of you men and women in washington today pentagon officials told armed services panel as many as 24,000 enlisted personnel 5000 officers within five years projection and reduction due to budget cuts by dig down of two wars. marines a decrease in numbers by 20,000 according to defense secretary leon panetta. supreme court justice not impressed with the government's case against immigration law and arizona justice sonia sotomayor one of the more liberal justices telling government attorney parts of argument not selling very well justice sonia sotomayor arizona lawmakers passed its own law to fight
illegal immigration federal government lawsuit state overreached its authority. john edwards chief accuser tells us last encounter john edwards presidential 2008 charged with breaking campaign laws using donations to help hide his pregnant mistress. former aide andrew young testified ordered to buy silence threatened to expose it all john edwards acted strange denied knowledge of payments. president obama lawmakers to take action on student loan interest rates stafford loans -- and automatically july 1st if nothing is done both parties agreed the rate should be frozen but it out to pay for this. president says debate out of control >> you have one member of congress who compared the student loans not kidding here
to a stage 3 cancer of socialism. stage three cancer of socialism, i do not know where to start. what do you mean? what are you talking about? >> student loan debt in the united states expected to pass one trillion dollars sometime this year house will vote on republican bill to keep rates from going up speaker john boehner says it paid for by cutting from health care overhaul law. president barack obama tel link color on a college student story to tell yogurt spelled on the president picture is shaky little exchange here batt but you got me. >> i am so sorry. >> still that explains the
yogurt was on the ground where a photographer accidentally kicked it onto the president. >> promising news of his researchers experimental drugs and eliminating 2 characteristics of the condition and also cruising down the road shawnee national forest new title for a new mother what people magazine is calling this woman.
tonight's medical watch understanding why some people left-handed. for years and was considered suspicious and strange only 10 percent of population. northwestern university researchers report capable of cooperation and competition. competitive drive explains high number of southpaw athletes left handedness' partially genetic and environmental identical twins to not always use the same hand competition and a desire to standout determining who will be a lefty. light on possible way to prevent and treat heart attack easing the risk of heart
attack lessons damage following one. doctors say it like impacts of protein in the brand crucial role in protecting the heart. suggesting heart patients should be exposed to strong light and they like to keep healthy. possible autism treatment tested in the lap. experimental drug improves both repetitive behavior and social interactions the drug targets neurotransmitter in the brand tested on mice bred with autism traits. after injection the mice showed increased activity believed to be responsible for autism symptoms up until now many believe to autism cannot be treated well with medication underlying abnormality is hard wired into the brand. they do not know if the study will translate to humans. back to you >> sunshine tomorrow weekend might be different. tom skilling next with more and
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there in the tree. up in alaska a look at that right there beautiful shot. park ridge showing us the shot lightning bolt could do to a tree 10 days ago white and strike decimating the tree. look at this robin's nest captured. truly springtime when you see that pretty amazing. a lightning when it hits tree turns the sap into steam taken up more space. you blow the tree apart when that happens to not want to be standing under a tree one of many reasons clouds across the area allowing peaks of blue sky. also rainfall how it looked from space. blazing hot air mass.
this is the warm air in march retrograde and the country never went away totally. breaking records to the west before days. 13 different states. watching all ready next storm system through the rockies crashing very cool windy weather fashion on friday night and saturday with rainfall. temperatures we were 61 degrees. 89 degrees st. louis today added 91 degrees ala. 108 degree temperature in northern mexico. places in texas up to 104 degrees today. can you imagine what summer will be like? at this hour still 78 degrees at st. louis. powerful jet stream. this sublette is
producing quite a cluster of storms. area instead of wind moving or sought to lay the air motion goes of vertical building big tower in cumulonimbus clouds. weather system friday night into saturday. during the day tomorrow will be nice. sharp line between cool air back again on us last couple of weeks frequently another chilly air again tomorrow. look at some of these temperatures today records in the plains. 104 degrees. the band towind turns to the north.
moderate values of pollen. had lied for sunshine it to emerge tomorrow chilly weather kosti northeast wind taken lakeshore temperatures down into the 40's 50's and went cloudy or fairly cloudy with a sprinkle of spots. next storm. rainfall might be produced. farmers have really made hay with this nice spring weather. thunderstorm watch is downstate. there are also warning is and frost and freeze advisory is in the blue areas. how things have transpired the last few hours. thunderstorms in the southern suburbs. this one caught our attention cluster super cel spending southeastward. reports of 60 mi.
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everywhere pushpins on world map indicate bob bonifas on his way to add to our toantarctic cut to collect >> they started from the south of south america they started from the tip of south america at visiting other islands in the area >> luckily the engine died while imports >> there were on their way problem happened five hours later 24 hours later could be completely different subject >> ceo alarm tension systems bob bonifas is traveled all over the world past 11 years >> when i get off of the boat photographer on the boat amateur photographer and he said kiss
the ground and i got off and got down and kissed the ground >> on this trip to one of the most remote locations of the globe bob bonifas at 73 passengers on board 291 ft former oceanographic research vessel had to make the best of it bad situation. >> we had a very restless nights in bed side rails on the beds to keep you in there at the boat was rocking back and forth it was doing all kinds of gyrations >> bob bonifas 75 years old searching for another flag to hand also planning his next the biggest invention >> i have some things plant in the one that i missed this year because that would not take me at the arctic poll >> trip coming up sometime soon with only 10 flags left to collect before having and that
all locations around the world safe to say bob bonifas will soon have them hanging from his wall. aurora wgn news @ 9 >> hello tom skilling what is the seven day forecast looking like? >> more like march over the course of the week and look at these thunderstorms western illinois right now. giving you a closer look at the three- dimensional structure of these things 51,000 ft.. producing reports of hail and strong winds lightning here with the storms others out of indiana and ohio into kentucky right now clouds break and dry air comes and dusty and cool northeast wind next weather system clouds towards us not quite over the
area skies. sound cloud mixed and clouds over during the day rainfall friday night model telling us might be ice pellets mixted parts of wisconsin how cool is going to be showed you rainfall numbers seven day estimate of rainfall predicted by the models for this next weather system. look at the wind expected to develop with the system on friday and friday night into saturday. blustery week and 52 degrees tomorrow into the 40's at the lakeshore starts with sunshine cloud over late in the day heavy rainfall imbedded thundershower in spots friday night chilly rain fall sprinkles and drizzle on saturday wind off of the late 40's at that time. sunshine on sunday cool by the water the wind continues northeast southeast wind collect lakeside
areas monday tuesday wednesday into the '70s. might be warm spell carry and deeply into next week. >> camera crew wants to know if they need to cover their plants? >> not at all tonight no frost tomorrow night freezing temperatures away from the lake stay with us on the forecast tomorrow. >> grammy award winner and a new mother and now beyonce more thing to be proud of people magazine named the most beautiful woman. beyonce says it feels more beautiful than ever because she gave birth to a daughter aurorablue ivy along with the superstar singer rapper jay z beyonce bob's changing diapers?
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are proven winners and i think that is something that is very valuable. not something fixated on >> game 7 tonight at all against washington goes to overtime did not take long. winning the series and overtime champions are out no repeat this year the feeding of the bruins' 2-1 and waltzed down 2-1 testified with san antonio five minutes left in regulation shooting at scores second of the night 2-1 lead adding on empty net and they go to deciding game 5 friday night 3-1 victorious. more hockey. that is the news tonight per
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