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LeBron James is a free agent, but he’s not leaving Cleveland
1 hour ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Associated Press
The NBA Finals MVP has made it clear he has no intention of leaving Cleveland anytime soon.

Colts QB Andrew Luck signs $140 million extension
1 hour ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Associated Press
Andrew Luck has signed the richest contract in NFL history.

CPD’s civilian hiring moves Chicago closer to other big cities
1 hour ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Frank Main
The Chicago Police Department has far fewer civilian employees per capita than other major U.S. cities, according to Justice Department figures.

Melrose Park man charged with sexual assault, child porn
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Matthew Hendrickson
A Melrose Park man has been charged with sexual assault and child pornography, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday.

Editorial: Chief judge’s challenge — make bond reform work
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Sun-Times Editorial Board
Follow @csteditorials Cook County Jail holds too many people who are there simply because they can’t make their bail for low-level, nonviolent crimes. One man recently sp. […]

Mitchell: Parents of toddler paralyzed by gun violence seek help
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Mary Mitchell
Three-year-old Devon Quinn lies in a bed at Comer Children’s Hospital, a tiny survivor of urban warfare.

Baez value to Cubs? Call it the price of Gold
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Gordon Wittenmyer
Javy Baez had his fingerprints all over the Cubs’ three-game sweep of the Reds this week — and his face print in the grass.

Cops: Man forced 2 to have sex at gunpoint in Avalon Park
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Sun-Times Wire
A man forced two females to perform sexual acts on him at gunpoint in the Avalon Park neighborhood on the South Side early Sunday.

PARCC will count in CPS teacher and school ratings
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Lauren FitzPatrick
A controversial computerized test will have real consequences for CPS teachers and students as soon as September 2017, according to CPS’ latest plan.

New Uber features to give driving reports, track speeding
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Angie Stewart
A move by Uber to monitor how its drivers drive drew mixed reviews Wednesday in Chicago.

Rauner, lawmakers tentatively agree on education, stopgap budget
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Tina Sfondeles
Legislators say they have reached tentative agreements with Gov. Bruce Rauner on four bills to fund education, state operations and capital projects.

Shabbona man charged with 48 counts of sexual assault of a child
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Matthew Hendrickson
A Shabbona man was charged Wednesday with 24 counts of predatory sexual assault of a child for each of the two children he allegedly abused.

Metra upgrades website, adds real-time info on train locations
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Rosalind Rossi
Metra unveiled an upgraded website Wednesday that shows train locations in real time and save $400,000 a year in doing so.

Melky Cabrera out 3-4 games with wrist injury
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Daryl Van Schouwen
Melky Cabrera will miss a few games because of an injury to his right wrist.

FBI: 2 charged for University Village armed robberies
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Matthew Hendrickson
Two men were charged for the armed robberies of a Subway and a 7-Eleven store in the University Village neighborhood in June.

Jaume Collet-Serra says ‘Shallows’ most challenging film for him
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Bill Zwecker
NEW YORK — Though his film “The Shallows” is all about survival in the face of pretty tough odds, director Jaume Collet-Serra said he doubts he himself could achieve. […]

Police: Man tries to sexually assault woman on bicycle in Douglas
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Matthew Hendrickson
Police are seeking a male wanted for an attempted sexual assault in the Douglas neighborhood on the South Side.

Sneed exclusive: Ditka politely declines Trump’s invitation
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Michael Sneed
A three-way conference call orchestrated by Sneed took place at 2:15 p.m. Chicago time.

Dying Edgewater woman fights eviction, with sheriff’s help
4 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Stefano Esposito
“I’m not budging. If I die here, they can take my body out, and that’s the first time they’ll get me out,” Linda Danner says.

Murderers who claim their confessions coerced given hearing
4 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Rummana Hussain
Judge James Obbish didn’t overturn Gabriel Solache’s and Arturo DeLeon-Reyes’ murder convictions but granted them hearings about their confessions.

Hillary to return for July 13 fundraiser at Laura Ricketts’ home
4 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Lynn Sweet
Laura Ricketts, a part owner of the Cubs, is among the top fundraisers for Clinton, known as a “bundler.”

FitzGerald’s music festival: 35 years and still going strong
4 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – By Tricia Despres | For the Sun-Times
It started as a small town festival — an opportunity to get folks from the neighborhood to the club to share their universal love of music. There was beer and there were. […]

Beloved teacher’s murder spawns effort to bring back Chatham
4 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Fran Spielman
Not a day or even an hour goes by when James Washington doesn’t grieve for his mother, a beloved special education teacher caught in the crossfire between rival gangs two. […]

Driver charged in fatal limo crash on Jane Addams Tollway in March
4 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Matthew Hendrickson
The underage driver of a limousine that crashed on the Jane Adams Memorial Tollway in March was charged with a felony Friday.

Judge finds no politics in Emanuel’s bodyguard picks
4 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Jon Seidel
A federal judge has rejected claims that politics played a role in the selection of Rahm Emanuel’s security detail after he was first elected mayor.

Breaking down the Bears’ 2016 schedule
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Chicago Tribune staff
Time to free up your fall Sundays. And a couple of Monday nights. And a Thursday and Saturday too. The NFL’s regular-season schedule was released Thursday night, offering. […]

Bears regular season schedule released
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Dan Wiederer
The suspense is over. The dates are set. On Thursday evening, the NFL drew back the curtain on its 2016 regular season schedule. And if you don’t have the time to dive in. […]

Bears unveil preseason schedule with dates and times
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Dan Wiederer
The Chicago Bears have announced the dates and times for their four preseason contests, setting the stage for their march toward the regular season. The official docket: Th. […]

Jared Allen signs one-day contract to retire with the Vikings
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Tribune news services
All-Pro defensive end Jared Allen has signed a one-day contract with Minnesota to officially retire as a Viking. The 12-year veteran spent half his career with the Vikings. […]

NFL draft preview: Wide receivers
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Rich Campbell
As the NFL draft nears, we’re taking a 10-day position-by-position look at what’s out there and what the Bears need. Here’s our assessment at wide receiver. Bears status On. […]

Bear Download
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Rich Campbell, Dan Wiederer
Welcome to the weekly Bear Download podcast with Rich Campbell and Dan Wiederer. Episode 3: Rich and Dan discuss Dan’s recent trip to the Masters (1:40), NFL draft options. […]

Bears Q&A: Trading picks, drafting a quarterback, Jaylon Smith and more
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune


Will Tayo Fabuluje step up and win a job this summer?
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Brad Biggs
Competition seems to be intense at guard with the acquisition of Ted Larsen and Manny Ramirez. But not so much at tackle where Charles Leno and Bobby Massie seem to be penc. […]

What’s your prediction for the Bears’ NFC North record in 2016?
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Brad Biggs
The Bears went 1-5 in the NFC North last season. What do you expect the Bears record to be in the North this season? — @NicholasMoreano  Worse, the Bears are 2-10 in the. […]

Could a potential Muhammad Wilkerson deal happen at the draft?
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Brad Biggs
In regards to a potential trade with the Jets for Muhammad Wilkerson, is it possible New York would wait until the Bears are on the clock at No. 11 to pull the trigger on a. […]

NFL to release regular-season schedule Thursday
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Tribune news services
The NFL’s 2016 regular-season schedule will be released Thursday night. The league will announce the schedule on a television show beginning at 7 p.m. As usual, the Super. […]

Agent Drew Rosenhaus to Johnny Manziel: Get help
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Tribune news services
Johnny Manziel’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, has told the troubled quarterback to seek help or he will no longer represent him. Rosenhaus has asked Manziel to seek treatment wit. […]

Georgia pass rusher Leonard Floyd to visit Bears
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Brad Biggs
The Chicago Bears have a variety of needs when it comes to their defense and arguably the greatest missing element is an edge rusher. The club is covering all of its bases. […]

NFL draft preview: Running backs
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Dan Wiederer
As the NFL draft nears, we’re taking a 10-day position-by-position look at what’s out there and what the Bears need. Here’s our assessment at running back. Bears status Mat. […]

Bears, White Sox and more offer Blackhawks playoff support
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Lauren Comitor
As the Blackhawks begin their playoff run Wednesday night against the Blues, Chicago teams are offering their support via social media.  The Bears and White Sox both tweet. […]

Carson Wentz, Ronnie Stanley among players coming to Chicago for NFL draft
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Dan Wiederer
The NFL draft is now barely two weeks away, with a full week of festivities again planned in downtown Chicago. On Tuesday evening, the league unveiled its list of 25 colleg. […]

40 percent of former NFL players suffer from brain injuries, new study shows
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Travis M. Andrews
A study that will be presented at next week’s American Academy of Neurology (AAN) meeting offers one of the most conclusive pieces of evidence yet of a definitive link betw. […]

Q&A with Ryan Pace: Bears GM reflects on his first 15 months on the job
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Brad Biggs
Fifteen months into his job as general manager, Ryan Pace has 24 players remaining from the Bears roster before he arrived. His second trip through free agency is essential. […]

NFL announces more Chicago draft festival details
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Rich Campbell
The NFL on Friday announced additional details about the free festival downtown during the draft April 28-30. Draft Town, located in Grant Park and Congress Plaza, will be. […]

Jury: Woman did not prove she was punched by Brandon Marshall
3 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Tribune news services
A jury in a civil trial Friday found that a California woman failed to prove she was punched by New York Jets receiver Brandon Marshall outside a Manhattan nightclub four. […]

Preseason finale was important to Clutts
4 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
This week you’ll probably hear some people complain that the preseason finale is meaningless, but Bears fullback Tyler Clutts certainly won’t be among them.

Bears will look to get running game going
4 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
The Bears offense accomplished one key objective in last Friday night’s win over the Giants and will look to achieve another in Thursday night’s preseason finale in Clevel. […]

Bears giving Knox more time to recover
4 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
The Bears placed Johnny Knox on the physically unable to perform list and not on season-ending injured reserve Sunday because they’re hopeful he’ll be able to play in 2012. […]

Hardin placed on IR, Knox goes on PUP
4 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
The Bears on Sunday placed rookie safety Brandon Hardin on injured reserve, put receiver Johnny Knox on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list and cut 10 others.

Quigley responds to challenge in victory
4 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
Given the opportunity to handle all punting duties in Friday night’s preseason win over the Giants, undrafted rookie Ryan Quigley responded with an excellent performance.

Forte confident run game will improve
4 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Bears’ rushing attack was stuck in neutral against the Giants’ No. 1 defense Friday night, but running back Matt Forte is confident that. […]

Marshall flashes big-play ability in victory
4 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – When the Bears traded for Brandon Marshall in March, they envisioned the three-time Pro Bowler producing plays like the one he made in Friday. […]

Bears overcome key mistakes to win
4 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Jay Cutler’s 21-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Marshall was a thing of beauty Friday night against the Giants, but Bears starters didn’t gene. […]

Larry’s Bears vs. Giants updates
4 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories


Webb, Williams are still battling for job
4 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories
J’Marcus Webb will start Friday night’s preseason game against the Giants, but Chris Williams is also expected to get first-team reps as they continue to battle for the Be. […]