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5-month-old girl shot in head, killed in South Shore

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A 5-month-old girl was shot in the head Friday evening in South Shore and later died.The shooting happened around 6 p.m. in the 7700 block of South South Shore Drive, police said. The baby, identified as Cecilia Thomas by the Medical Examiner's Office, was in a tan Chevrolet when another vehicle pulled up and someone inside fired shots, police said.The driver of the car made it to 71st Street between Crandon and Luella avenues about a mile and a half away and sought help.The baby was rushed to the University of Chicago's Comer Children's Hospital, where she was pronounced dead.It is unclear who else was inside the car with the baby at the time of the shooting, but a 41-year-old man was also shot in the incident. He was shot in the eye area and was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in good condition.No one was in custody late Friday. 
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Two Top AEW Stars Potentially Concussed at Forbidden Door (Update)

The ongoing pro wrestling injury bug attacked AEW's roster throughout the build to Sunday's Forbidden Door pay-per-view in Chicago. And unfortunately, it kept popping up during the show itself. On top of Dax Harwood suffering a shoulder injury that forced him to miss a chunk of the Ring of Honor and IWGP Tag Team Championship match, both Adam Cole and Jon Moxley potentially left the United Center with concussions. Cole, who was already battling injuries entering the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship four-way match, was pinned by Jay White without taking anyone's finisher and was immediately checked on by medical staff.
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Small plane crashes in rural Will County

PEOTONE, Ill. (CBS) -- A small plane went down Friday afternoon in rural Will County.The Peotone Fire Department was on the scene for the small plane crash south of Monee and northeast of Peotone. The closest intersection is Will Center and Eagle Lake roads, but the crash scene is next to Rock Creek and far from any road. The fire departments from the Will County communities of Manhattan and Monee also responded.A heavy tow truck was also on the scene to try to stabilize the back end of the plane's fuselage.CBS 2's Kris Habermehl reported the plane appears to have gone down at a steep angle in a wooded area next to the creek. The engine had come loose from the firewall, and it appeared that the plane stalled out and came down at a nose-down, vertical attitude, Habermehl reported.A person was rescued after being trapped inside the wreckage, and was loaded into a University of Chicago Medicine Aeromedical Network helicopter to be taken to the U of C Medical Center.The person's condition was not immediately available.

Northwestern researchers using new device to teach pregnant women to perform their own ultrasounds

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Researchers at Northwestern Medicine are trying to combat complications during pregnancy in Chicago and around the world, but their solution doesn't involve years of training or fancy machines.Morning Insider Lauren Victory shows us how soon-to-be moms are taking charge. A happy reunion and a bundle of joy as Lauren Ratliff discussed baby number three with Dr. Amber Watters; the mom of Finnley and Blair recently went in for a check-up."Seeing the baby anytime that you're pregnant is just so miraculous," she said.But this was not your average appointment. Ratliff performed the ultrasound herself. "I was able to move...

3 shot, including two 15-year-old boys in Chatham

CHICAGO (CBS) – Three people are shot including two 15-year-old boys in the Chatham neighborhood Friday afternoon. Police said around 3:10 p.m., two boys and a woman, 30, were on the sidewalk, in the 8100 block of South King Drive, when a vehicle pulled up and an unknown offender inside fired shots.The first 15-year-old boy suffered a gunshot wound to the right foot and was taken to Comer Children's Hospital in good condition. The second 15-year-old boy suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the body and was transported to Comer Children's Hospital in serious condition. The woman suffered a gunshot wound to the left shoulder and was transported to the University of Chicago Hospital in good condition.There's no information on if anyone is in custody.Area Two detectives are investigating. 

Fan and Security Guard Exchange Punches at AEW X NJPW Forbidden Door

All Elite Wrestling (AEW) and New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW) hosted an event at the United Center in Chicago on Sunday night, and there was action inside and outside the ring. At AEW x NJPW: Forbidden Door, a fan was seen exchanging punches with a security guard who was dragging him out of the arena. It's not clear why the fan was being scored away from multiple security guards, but the fan was able to land a few punches on one of the security guards, who attempted to counter with his own punches. According to TMZ Sports, there weren't any "arrests or reports filed."

Man Arrested for Allegedly Making Threats Against Prosecutors in R. Kelly Case

A man was arrested this weekend in Chicago and charged with making threats against prosecutors in the R. Kelly case. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York confirmed to Complex on Monday that the man, identified as Christopher Gunn, was arrested on Saturday. He’s since been charged in a complaint with making threats against prosecutors.

3 Positive Takeaways From Cubs Weekend Series vs. Cardinals

The Chicago Cubs finished their three-game series with the St. Louis Cardinals Sunday afternoon with a 6-5 comeback win, taking two of three games to win the series. From clutch pitching performances to offensive outbursts, there were several positives from this series that Cubs fans should be excited about. Hoerner...
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Bulls hope to re-sign Zach LaVine when free agency starts

The Chicago Bulls remain hopeful All-Star guard Zach LaVine will choose to re-sign with them rather than join another team as an unrestricted free agent. Executive vice president Arturas Karnisovas has been consistent in saying publicly the organization wants to keep LaVine. And he did it again on Monday. "We...
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Blackhawks hire Luke Richardson to become their new head coach

Luke Richardson is the new coach of the Chicago Blackhawks, stepping into a tricky rebuilding process for one of the NHL's marquee franchises. General manager Kyle Davidson announced the move on Monday. Richardson replaces Derek King, who finished the season as the interim coach after Jeremy Colliton was fired on Nov. 6.

Kazuchika Okada Issues Interesting Statement About The Forbidden Door

After coming up short in a 4-way match for the IWGP World Heavyweight Championship on Sunday, Okada took to Twitter the following day to thank AEW, as well as the fans in Chicago. “The door is closed,” Okada said as he heads back to Japan to compete in this year’s G1 Climax tournament, “but I’ll open the door again.”

Reds, Cubs both bring rare upswings into series

It's been a struggle for the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati Reds in 2022. However, each team has something positive to build on at the moment. Both coming off impressive series victories, the Cubs host the Reds in Tuesday night's opener of a three-game set. Sitting 17 games under .500, Chicago...

Attorney CK Hoffler says Roe v. Wade decision will impact black, brown women; threatens other rights

CHICAGO (CBS) -- The effects of the Roe v. Wade ruling is beginning to take shape, but many fear this decision could be used to strike down other rights. CBS 2's Jim Williams is exploring that aspect and the difficulty some women who want abortions may have trying to get to Illinois and other states with abortion rights.Gov. JB Pritzker, Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and Planned Parenthood are preparing for a large influx of women from other states seeking abortions in Illinois. But attorney CK Hoffler, chair of the Rainbow-PUSH board, told us Friday's Supreme Court ruling will hit some women...