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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
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.
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
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.
1 killed, 9 wounded in weekend shootings
CHICAGO (Sun Times Media Wire) -- 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 sta
Indians send 1B Alonso to White Sox for outfielder Alex Call
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have made another offseason move, trading first baseman Yonder Alonso to the Chicago White Sox. In exchange, Cleveland gets 24-year-old outfielder Alex Call, who has yet to make his major league debut. The Indians also got rid of Alonso’s entire $8 million sala
Father, son, 16 others charged with trafficking cocaine in Chicago area
CHICAGO (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Eighteen people, including a father and son, have been charged with trafficking cocaine to hundreds of customers in the Chicago area and using drivers to make door-to-door cocaine deliveries.
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
Jabari Parker Will Reportedly Be Removed From The Bulls Rotation
Things aren’t going well for the Chicago Bulls at the moment. In addition to the team’s unsightly 6-22 overall record, the Bulls have lost 9 of 10 games and, in very public fashion, are experiencing some off-court trouble while transitioning from former head coach Fred Hoiberg to Jim Boylen. On Thur
Maywood Park District To Open Lightford Center To The Public On Dec. 15
Thursday, December 13, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews. Featured image: Community members file through the newly opened Lightford Recreation Center during a soft opening for the facility on Dec. 1. | File.
Bomb threats made in Chicago area and nationwide; FBI investigating
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Several sites in the Chicago area have received bomb threats as authorities investigate a series of other threats made nationwide via email to various targets, including schools, public offices, commercial buildings and news organizations.
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.
Proviso East, Community Mobilize Resources After Student Deaths
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews. Community members across Proviso Township are mobilizing support services after the deaths of two area high school students in less than a month.
Man Arrested For Trespassing At High School: Riverside Cops
RIVERSIDE, IL — A Riverside man was arrested after trespassing at Riverside Brookfield High School on Wednesday, Dec. 12, police said. Jacob Alexander Schaefer, 20, was charged with one count of criminal trespassing and one count of disorderly conduct. Police said the incident did not meet the thres
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
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
Bears score against Packers fan in federal court ahead of rivalry game
CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Chicago Bears don't play the Green Bay Packers until Sunday, but the team already scored a win against Packers nation in federal court on Thursday. The Packers fan took the team to court over what he said was an unconstitutional dress code enforcement.
Bridgeview police search for victim, gunman after funeral home shooting
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (WLS) -- Police in southwest suburban Bridgeview are searching for the gunman and the victim involved in a shooting at a funeral home Wednesday night. A fight broke out around 8 p.m. during a funeral at Hann Funeral Home in the 8200-block of South Harlem Avenue. While the cause of t
Oak Park Man Sex Trafficked 'Several Children': Authorities
OAK PARK, IL --- An Oak Park man has been sentenced to 21 years in federal prison after he was convicted of sex trafficking and "facilitating the prostitution of" four young girls between 2014 and 2016. Allen Young, 53, also attempted to traffic a fifth young girl, authorities say.
Photo Surfaces of Bryce Harper Stage at United Center Suggesting White Sox Are Preparing to Land Him
In the last few days, a surprise frontrunner has emerged in the Bryce Harper sweepstakes, one that no one has expected to land Harper -- except for themselves. The Chicago White Sox, never considered a serious suitor for the 2015 NL MVP, are being tossed about by baseball insiders as the most lik