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Oak Park man confesses to murder in Bali resort: cops

Indonesian police say a Chicago-area man has confessed to killing his girlfriend’s mother in a Bali hotel, and the girlfriend has acknowledged helping stuff the body into a suitcase. Tommy Schaefer, 21, and Heather Mack, 19, who both attended Oak Park-River Forest High School, were arrested in Bali on Aug. 13, a day after the body of Sheila von Wiese-Mack was found.


Jimmy Fallon taking ‘The Tonight Show’ to Chicago

Jimmy Fallon is coming back to Chicago and this time, he’s bringing “The Tonight Show” with him. The late-night host will announce on Thursday’s program that he’ll broadcast his NBC chatfest from Chicago thanks to a deal he sealed with Rahm Emanuel when the mayor was a guest on “The Tonight Show” in June.

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