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Bears clinch NFC North with win over Packers
The Chicago Bears won the NFC North in the best possible way: by topping their bitter rival. The Bears beat the Green Bay Packers 24-17 on Sunday. By doing so, they clinched their first division title since 2010.
Man dies trying to save dog at McKinley Park Lagoon
CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man who died after jumping into the McKinley Park Lagoon on Chicago's Southwest Side trying to rescue a dog has been identified. The victim was identified as 26-year-old Tao Jiang, of Chicago, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. The cause of death was accidenta
Packers Must Sit Aaron Rodgers for Rest of Year After Latest Injury Scare
The Green Bay Packers' major letdown of a 2018 season is almost entirely in the books. Constant injuries to the entire roster, the firing of long-time head coach Mike McCarthy, and now the tough Week 15 loss to their rival Chicago Bears put a stamp on this brutal campaign.
WATCH: Blackhawks mascot body slams man who attacked him
The Blackhawks didn't go down without a fight as they fell 4-3 in an overtime loss to the Jets on Friday, and neither did their mascot. A video of "Tommy Hawk" getting into a fight with a fan at the United Center went viral after the game.
1 killed, 18 wounded in weekend shootings
CHICAGO -- A man was killed and 18 others wounded in shootings throughout Chicago this weekend so far. The man died Saturday morning from gun violence in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. At 1:59 a.m., 31-year-old Demond J. Davis was standing outside in the 4800 block of West Quincy when a b
Man caught digging through stolen packages in Lakeview, police say
CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A man allegedly stole packages from the doorsteps of homes in Lakeview and was caught sorting through their contents, according to prosecutors.
Hinsdale South High School reports 10% truancy rate
The truancy rate at Hinsdale South High School rose to 10 percent during the 2017-18 school year, according to a West Cook News analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.
VIDEO: Chicago Blackhawks Mascot Tommy Hawk Attacked at United Center
The Chicago Blackhawks mascot Tommy Hawk was allegedly attacked Friday night during the team’s 4-3 overtime loss at the United Center. Per the Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago police responded to a disturbance at the arena around 11:15 p.m. Friday. The police said the mascot was punched and put in a headl
VIDEO: Gangbanger's Family Gets Payday After He Points Gun At Cop, Gets Shot
Chicago, IL – A Cook County jury on Tuesday awarded $1.3 million to the family of an armed gang member who was shot by police in 2015 (video below). Alfontish Cockerham, 23, was fatally shot by police on June 20, 2015 after he led them on a chase that ended in the 7000-block of South Merrill Avenues
Muhammad Ali's son is 'penniless' and 'has no plans for Christmas' except looking for odd jobs
Muhammad Ali's incredible fame and colossal net worth hasn't helped his only biological son. The latter has claimed situation is so dire for him that he is surviving on less than $8 a day and is often being forced to do odd jobs to make ends meet. Called Muhammad Ali Junior, the late heavyweight cha
REPORT: White Sox Have 'No Intention' of Trading Jose Abreu
Despite previous reports that he was on the trading block, it appears that Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu will be staying in the Windy City. According to reports, the White Sox have no intention to trade the slugging All-Star.
Driver killed in high-speed crash with concrete pillar
CHICAGO -- A speeding car rammed into a cement pole early Saturday on the Northwest Side, leaving its driver dead and a passenger hospitalized. At 1:14 a.m., a 39-year-old man was driving a black sedan "at a high rate of speed" northbound in the 1900 block of North Ashland, Chicago police said. The
4 Alsip-Crestwood Area Foreclosures Selling For Cheap
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1 Dead, 9 Wounded in Chicago-Area Weekend Shootings
At least 10 people in Chicago were shot, one fatally, during the first 12 hours this weekend. The lone murder occurred Saturday morning in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side, according to police. At 1:59 a.m., a 31-year-old man was struck by a bullet while standing outside the 4800 block of We
Judge sets Jason Van Dyke sentencing date
CHICAGO (FOX 32 NEWS) - The sentencing hearing for Jason Van Dyke has been set for Jan. 18. Jason Van Dyke appeared in Cook County court Friday for the second time since his conviction. Judge Vincent Gaughan denied motions to have this murder and aggravated battery convictions overturned, or to get
The Bulls May Not Pay Jabari Parker to Not Play Defense Much Longer
When Jabari Parker signed a two-year deal with the Chicago Bulls this summer, it looked like a chance for the former no. 2 overall draft pick to relaunch his career after a frustrating and injury-ravaged four years in Milwaukee. Maybe Parker’s well-publicized defensive failings would rear their ugly
Cold weather has killed nearly 250 people in Cook County since winter 2006
Last winter was the worst year for cold-related deaths in Cook County in over a decade, with 43. This year, since November, there have seven cold-related deaths, according to data from the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Taxi driver charged with attacking, sexually assaulting a woman in Naperville
A taxi driver has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman he was driving home from a Naperville business. Sandeep Arora, 44, of Chicago, was arrested on a warrant Thursday in connection with the July 9, 2017, incident, according to a news release issued by DuPage County State’s Attorney Robert
Boy, 4, hit by car after driver runs red light in South Shore
CHICAGO — Shari Wheeler was walking her son Ryan to school Friday morning when cars collided in front of her eyes at a South Shore intersection. “I moved back as quick as possible,” Wheeler said. “The car took my baby out my hand, like, maybe 50 feet away from me.”
Yonder Alonso headed to White Sox in trade with Indians
The Chicago White Sox have acquired first baseman Yonder Alonso in a trade with the Cleveland Indians, according to multiple reports. It wasn't immediately known whom the Indians would receive in the trade.