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Hamstring sidelines White Sox’ Avisail Garcia
19 mins ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Daryl Van Schouwen
White Sox designated hitter Avisail Garcia will miss at least two games with a hamstring strain.

Arthur Bryan III, owned The Redhead Piano Bar, dead at 55
22 mins ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Maureen O'Donnell
Arthur Bryan — who owned The Redhead, a popular piano bar in River North — died in his sleep April 14 after a heart attack. He was 55.

Chicago chefs on special dishes they’d make Mom for Mother’s Day
26 mins ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Denise I. O’Neal
Mother’s Day evokes memories — often centered on food. In that spirit, we asked Chicago-area chefs to tell us what they would prepare for their mom on her big day next. […]

3 wounded, 1 critically, in Woodlawn shooting
32 mins ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Mitchell Armentrout
Three men were shot in the Woodlawn neighborhood Saturday afternoon on the South Side, leaving one of them critically wounded.

Bears draft Western Michigan WR Daniel Braverman in Round 7
39 mins ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Patrick Finley
With their Round 7 pick Saturday, the Bears took a slot receiver.

Police: Man killed, teen boy wounded in Washington Park shootout
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Daniel Brown
One man was killed and a 17-year-old boy was wounded in a shootout Saturday in the South Side Washington Park neighborhood, police said.

Bears WR Alshon Jeffery stays mum on Halas Hall absence
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Patrick Finley
Alshon Jeffery’s absence from Halas Hall carried over into silence Saturday. The Bears wide receiver signed autographs as part of a corporate appearance for Courtyard by. […]

7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint in Huntley
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Sun-Times Wire
A 7-Eleven store was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday in northwest suburban Huntley. Officers were called to the store at 12400 Princeton Drive at 3:09 a.m. for reports of. […]

Bears draft William & Mary S DeAndre Houston-Carson in Round 6
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Patrick Finley
Ryan Pace drafted his second small-school player of the day in Round 6, selecting William & Mary safety DeAndre Houston-Carson with pick No. 185.

2 dead after apparent murder-suicide in Homer Glen
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Daniel Brown
A man apparently killed his wife Saturday while their two kids were home before taking his own life in their southwest suburban Homer Glen home. About 10 a.m., officers res. […]

Man killed in 4-vehicle Tri-State crash in Des Plaines
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Luke Wilusz
A man was killed in a four-vehicle crash Saturday morning on the Tri-State Tollway in northwest suburban Des Plaines.

NFL Draft Town traffic disrupted by protests
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Andy Grimm
Demonstrators wearing chains blocked traffic on Lake Shore Drive briefly Saturday, using the NFL’s “Draft Town” as a backdrop to draw attention to protests of police. […]

Police seek suspects in Blue Line beating, attempted robbery
4 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Luke Wilusz
Police have released surveillance photos of a man and woman wanted for beating a woman while trying to steal her cellphone Thursday morning on a CTA Blue Line train in the. […]

Bears draft Indiana RB Jordan Howard in fifth round
4 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Adam L. Jahns
The Bears have beefed up their backfield.

Bears draft Northern Iowa CB Deiondre’ Hall in fourth round
5 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Mark Potash
He is considered a raw talent, but with the height that NFL teams are looking for at cornerback.

Bears draft Miami safety Deon Bush in fourth round
5 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Adam L. Jahns
The Bears made their second selection in the fourth round.

Bears draft West Virginia LB Nick Kwiatkoski in fourth round
6 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Mark Potash
The Bears traded their top fourth-round pick (117th overall) and their sixth-round pick (206th overall) to move up four places to 113 to select Kwiatk

Burglaries reported in West Elsdon
6 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Sun-Times Wire
Police are warning residents about a series of burglaries reported earlier in month in the West Elsdon neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

Man killed in DeKalb rollover crash
7 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Sun-Times Wire
A man was killed in a rollover crash late Friday in DeKalb.

Mitchell: Domestic Violence Court tries a new approach
8 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Mary Mitchell
The people most affected by domestic violence aren’t in the courtroom. They’re the children.

State FOP paid ex-Chicago cop union boss $100,000 to settle suit
8 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – FRANK MAIN AND FRAN SPIELMAN
State FOP gave ex-Chicago police union prez Shields $100,000 to settle suit accusing union of removing him from office for exposing corruption.

Obama guidance, press schedule, April 30-May 1, 2016. WHCA Dinner
8 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Lynn Sweet
Below, from the White House…. THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 29, 2016   WEEKEND GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR SATURDAY, APRI. […]

WATCHDOGS: The Donald & the Democrat; Burke saved Trump $11.7M
9 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Tim Novak and Chris Fusco
Ald. Edward M. Burke, one of Chicago’s most powerful Democrats, has saved Donald Trump $11.7 million in taxes on Trump Tower, the Sun-Times found.

Brown: Emanuel backing 4 percent surcharge on Airbnb bills
9 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Mark Brown
Another week, another homeless inititative from Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Last week, it was a pilot program to find housing for 75 homeless people camped under Lake Shore Drive v. […]

BGA: Sister wants feds to review fatal shooting by off-duty cop
10 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Better Government Association
The sister of a man shot to death in 2013 by off-duty cop in Lincoln Park wants federal authorities to re-investigate the case, how IPRA handled it.

Green Bay Packers Mock Draft and Big Board: Updated Day 3 Predictions
18 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson knocked it out of the park with his selections in Rounds 2 and 3 of the NFL draft on Friday night.  In the second round, Tho. […]

Green Bay Packers Mock Draft and Big Board: Updated Day 2 Predictions
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
On Day 1 of the 2016 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers retained their original selection at No. 27 overall and selected UCLA defensive tackle Kenny Clark. In a shocking twis. […]

Kenny Clark to Packers: Twitter Reacts as DT Is Selected in 2016 NFL Draft
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers have been in search of help along the defensive line ever since B.J. Raji announced he wouldn’t play in 2016, so they padded their depth by selecting. […]

Green Bay Packers Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The 2016 NFL draft kicked off at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday, and it’s a day Green Bay Packers fans have barely been able to wait for.  Because the Packers, under general manage. […]

Green Bay Packers Last-Minute 7-Round Mock Draft and Top-100 Big Board
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Day 1 of the 2016 NFL draft has finally arrived, and the Green Bay Packers will be on the clock Thursday night with the 27th overall pick.  However, it is yet to be seen. […]

Green Bay Packers: Full 2016 Draft Guide and Preview
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers own nine selections in the 2016 NFL draft, and they have a handful of positions they need to address with them.  Thankfully, the Packers don’t look t. […]

Green Bay Packers Mock Draft Roundup: What the Experts Are Saying
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
For the Green Bay Packers, the first round of the 2016 NFL draft is coming down to one predominant question: Defensive tackle or inside linebacker? While there are some ana. […]

Breaking down the Bears’ 2016 schedule
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune


Will Tayo Fabuluje step up and win a job this summer?
2 weeks 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?
2 weeks 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?
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 weeks 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. […]