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Blackhawks mascot Tommy Hawk involved in fan altercation

It appears as if one Chicago Blackhawks fan took a double loss on Friday night. A video that has popped up on social media shows Blackhawks mascot Tommy Hawk taking down a fan at United Center.

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-12-16 01:42:48

Family of Kenneka Jenkins sues Rosemont hotel over her death in freezer

ROSEMONT, Ill. — The mother of a woman who was found dead in a suburban Chicago hotel freezer is suing the hotel, its security company and the restaurant that may have been leasing the space where the 19-year-old was found.

WGNTV.COM - 2018-12-14 17:56:11

Police reports: Christmas light displays stolen from homes in Elmwood Park

The following items were taken from Elmwood Park and River Grove police department reports and press releases. An arrest does not constitute a finding of guilt. A musical LED Christmas light projection display was reported stolen Dec. 8 from the front yard of a home in the 7500 block of Bloomingdale

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2018-12-14 16:10:00

Woman dies after being crushed at Indiana tollbooth

HAMMOND, Ind. — A Michigan woman who was crushed by her own vehicle at a tollbooth along the Indiana Toll Road has died from her injuries. State Police say 40-year-old Luciana Ortiz of Otsego, Michigan, died Wednesday, four days after she was injured after dropping her debit card while trying to pay

WGNTV.COM - 2018-12-15 20:36:58

Packers vs. Bears: Time, TV schedule, streaming, how to watch

The Green Bay Packers (5-7-1) travel to Chicago to take on the first-place Bears (9-4) on Sunday. The Packers have won eight in a row in Chicago and can keep their slim playoff hopes alive if they can extend the streak to nine.

USA TODAY - 2018-12-15 22:23:06

1 dead, 1 injured in fatal Villa Park house fire

VILLA PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- One person is dead and another has been hospitalized after a house fire in Villa Park early Saturday. Villa Park Fire and Police Departments responded to the fire in the 300 block of North Lincoln Avenue at approximately 6:30 a.m.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-12-15 20:28:55

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.​

12UP.COM - 2018-12-15 18:01:53

Man dies trying to save dog at McKinley Park Lagoon

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man who jumped into the McKinley Park Lagoon on Chicago's Southwest Side trying to rescue a dog has died. The incident occurred just after 1 p.m. Saturday. The Chicago Fire Department pulled the dog and the unidentified man from the water.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-12-16 00:31:05

A $40 million mistake: Jabari Parker appears to be out of Bulls rotation after playing just four minutes

It’s safe to say Jabari Parker won’t be getting a statue outside the United Center when his tenure with the Chicago Bulls is done. Parker appears to have already fallen out of the Bulls’ regular rotation after playing just four minutes during Thursday’s 97-91 loss to the Orlando Magic.

MSN.COM - 2018-12-14 05:41:43

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

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-12-14 19:06:00

Mother of Chicago woman found dead in freezer sues hotel

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The mother of a woman who was found dead in a suburban Chicago hotel freezer is suing the hotel, its security company and the restaurant that may have been leasing the space where the 19-year-old was found.

WGEM.COM - 2018-12-14 17:36:45

DuPage County scoreboard for Thursday, Dec. 13

Coaches, please report all scores to the Daily Herald DuPage County office by e-mailing prepsports@dailyherald.com, calling (847) 427-4430, or faxing results to (800) 675-7708.

DAILY HERALD - 2018-12-14 03:58:00

Ferrara Candy moving into Old Post Office downtown

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A classic Chicago candy company will be moving into the city's Old Post Office downtown. Thursday, city officials will announce the Ferrara Candy Company is moving its headquarters and 400 jobs from Oakbrook Terrace to Chicago.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-12-14 00:43:42

Chicago Bank Pays Off $150,000 In Student Loans For Customer And Single Mom

A nurse and single mother from South Side Chicago received life-changing news on Wednesday, thanks in part to her bank's generous contribution. Jasmin Ford, 30, is the first in her family to attend college. Per ABC 7 Chicago, Brown works six days a week between two jobs and she is $150,000 deep in s

BLAVITY.COM - 2018-12-14 18:28:25

Oak Park-River Forest: Don't Miss These 5 Open Houses

OAK PARK-RIVER FOREST, IL — Browsing houses for sale online can be a less-than-ideal experience. To get a true feeling for a house, you really have to see it in person. That's why you should always take advantage of a local open house: No more guessing!

PATCH - 2018-12-13 17:21:00

Cook County judge acquitted of gun charge got break others have not

A version of this article is being published by the Chicago Sun-Times. Cook County Circuit Judge Joseph Claps received a benefit of the doubt that many defendants of color are not given when he was recently acquitted of a gun violation, an Injustice Watch investigation shows.

INJUSTICEWATCH.ORG - 2018-12-14 05:25:13

Judge sets date for sentencing hearing for Jason Van Dyke

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A sentencing hearing for former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was set for Jan. 18. Van Dyke appeared in Cook County court on Friday for the second time since being convicted in the death of Laquan McDonald.

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-12-14 18:59:04

Rosemont Responds To Bomb Threat At Office Building

Bomb threats in Rosemont, Des Plaines, Glenview and Wheeling are believed to be part of a national flood of emailed bomb threats made Thursday, Dec. 13. The Rosemont Public Safety Department responded to a call Thursday about a bomb threat made toward Wintrust Financial Center, 9700 W. Higgins Road,

JOURNAL & TOPICS - 2018-12-13 21:08:08

Ferrara Candy confirms its headquarters will move to Chicago's Old Post Office

Ferrara Candy Co. will relocate its corporate headquarters to Chicago's Old Post Office from Oakbrook Terrace next summer, bringing almost 400 jobs to the massive structure straddling Congress Parkway.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2018-12-13 14:15:00

Cook County Employee May Own Robbins Bar Where Police-Involved Shooting Left Security Guard Dead

CHICAGO (CBS) – The bar at the center of last month’s deadly police-involved shooting in Robbins may have been run by a Cook County corrections officer, documents show. The Cook County Sheriff’s Office of Professional Review is investigating whether Nakeeh Buchanan Smith, a Cook County corrections o

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-12-12 22:18:02