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Chicago violence - Ill. gun laws - Needles used for BAC

The violence continues in Chicago. The violence continues in Chicago.
Illinois gun laws are on the table again. Illinois gun laws are on the table again.
Tonight, Mid-South officers will be using needles to test BAC. Tonight, Mid-South officers will be using needles to test BAC.

Good morning!

It was another violent night in Chicago and Carly O'Keefe will be live starting at 5 with the latest.

Also out of Illinois this morning, lawmakers are working to get tougher on gun crimes.

Is there such a thing as too much sleep? I'll be in to discuss this at 5:14.

Then at 5:30, Twitter will make it's New York Stock Exchange debut this morning. How will it do? We'll have some predictions.

Kraft Foods, one of the largest manufacturers of macaroni and cheese, is tweaking its recipe. Tune in at 5:41 to find out why.

Then at 6, catch a recap of the Country Music Awards that took place Wednesday night.

Following that, a young boy was suspended from school because he wouldn't give up his purse. I'll tell you the full story.

Tonight, Mid-South police will be doing breathalyzer tests out on the road. If drivers refuse, the alternative is a controversial one. Details at 6:13.

Kevin Ware, the Louisville basketball player who suffered a shocking injury last season, is back on the court. Tune in at 6:23 for the scoop.

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