NBC NEWS (Chicago) - A masked gunman opened fire in an Uptown Starbucks coffee shop Thursday night on Chicago's North Side, killing one man and wounding two other people, including a 12-year-old boy, authorities said. The shootings occurred about 8:15 p.m. in the 4700 block of North Broadway Street, police said. The 12-year-old was shot in the groin and taken to Lurie Children’s Hospital in critical condition, police said.


Thank you for entering our Disney on Ice Worlds of Enchantment contest at KHQ.com. Our winner has been chosen and notified, so for all of our entries, we would like to offer all viewers $15 kids tickets with the code "KHQ15".

All this month on KHQ, you’ll see special Success By 6 spots featuring important information about your child’s dental health! February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and it’s a great time

SPOKANE, Wash. - Organizers of the Spokane's annual Bloomsday Run plan to announce changes to this year's race - including a new race course and a new method of tracking runners' times. 

SPOKANE, Wash. - Wylie Patton from Freeman High School was selected Queen of the 2007 Spokane Lilac Festival Royal Court on February 11 at the Spokane Masonic Center.

With the 30th Bloomsday fast approaching, if you haven't started already, it's time to get fit for the big race.  Join Amy Bouska as she runs, works out, eats right and learns from the pro's about how to get ready for the big run.

SPOKANE, Wash. - It's expected 45,000 people will crowd onto Riverside Avenue for the start of the yearly Bloomsday race this year. But this year the race is going more hi-tech.

SPOKANE, Wash. - If you still haven't registered for Bloomsday and you still want to run - or walk - you can still do it. It'll just cost you more. The deadline came and went, and a late registration fee of $30 now applies. You can sign up online, or do late-regisration in-person at the Ag-Trade Center on May 5-6 just before the race.

TOP MALE RUNNERS 2006 LILAC BLOOMSDAY RUN (List as of 5/2/06) 101 - - Gilbert Okari . . . 27 . . . from Kenya . . . 2nd Place Bloomsday 2005 in a time of 34:39 . . . 2nd in balloting for 2005 World

SPOKANE, Wash. - Thousands of Bloomsday participants will be able to do something they've never been able to do: watch themselves cross the finish line on the Internet. KHQ Right Now has posted video of the finish line with the finish time at the top of the screen.

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gilbert Okari, from Kenya, built a huge lead and won the Men’s Elite division of the 2006 Lilac Bloomsday Run. He finished with a time of 34:18.

SPOKANE, Wash. – Saul Mendoza won the Men’s Elite Wheelchair division of the 2006 Lilac Bloomsday Run on Sunday. Mendoza’s win is his 9th straight Bloomsday victory, although it is not a course record. Mendoza has more than 200 wins over the course of his career.

SPOKANE, Wash. – The 30th Annual Lilac Bloomsday Run kicked off in grand fashion Sunday morning with an estimated 45,000 participants.

SPOKANE, Wash. - Better safe than sorry. Emergency response plans are in place for Sunday's Bloomsday Run should anything happen to any of the 100,000 people gathered in downtown Spokane.

SPOKANE, Wash. - With check-in and late registration in full-swing at the Spokane Ag Trade Center in downtown Spokane, officials are estimating that the final count for this year’s Lilac Bloomsday Run may top 45,000.

SPOKANE, Wash, - An estimated 45,000 people participated in the 2006 Lilac Bloomsday Run. The race was dominated by Kenyans Gilbert Okari and Isabella Ochichi.

This year's Bloomsday T-shirts were rusty orange. Some people liked the color. Others didn't care for it. How would you grade this year's shirts?

One of the most notable changes to Bloomsday this year was the advent of the timing chip. Each participant was given a computer chip that electronically recorded their start and finish times. How would you grade the timing chips?

New at Bloomsday this year - a new finish line. Instead of finishing near the County Courthouse, runners (and walkers) finished on the north end of the Monroe Street Bridge, then walked across the bridge to get their T-shirts. How would you grade the new finish line?

Bloomsday changed the start of the race this year.  The location was moved up a few blocks, and everyone started at different times in the same spot.  How would you grade the stating line?

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