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Preliminary count shows CPS enrollment plunged since last year
13 mins ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Lauren FitzPatrick
Enrollment at Chicago Public Schools has dropped by 3.5 percent since last September, according to a preliminary count.

Growing pains could be lethal for short-handed Bears
29 mins ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Mark Potash
The Bears’ season isn’t over at 0-3. But it could be soon if they don’t get healthy. Even coach John Fox — who ardently adheres to  the “next-man-up” philosoph. […]

Man shot in Austin
54 mins ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Sun-Times Wire
A 23-year-old man was shot Monday afternoon in the Austin neighborhood on the South Side.

Fred Hoiberg is already feeling the pressure in his second season
55 mins ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Joe Cowley
With a front office that is immune to accountability and a roster that was already shuffled, the heat now turns up on the second-year Bulls coach.

Brown: Is it safe to ride a bike in ‘America’s Best Bike City’?
1 hour ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Mark Brown
For fearless cyclists who ride daily, the answer might be less clear after a woman riding on Damen was killed by a truck making a right turn Monday.

The Trump-Clinton presidential debate: Watch and react with us
1 hour ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Sun-Times Staff
Join the conversation as Sun-Times staffers cover tonight’s historic debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Dwyane Wade is 100 percent behind Colin Kaepernick’s message
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Joe Cowley
Wade is all in on any anti-violence message from athletes, and is still putting together a campaign to help out his hometown of Chicago.

4 charged in laptop theft at Crown Point tattoo parlor
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Sun-Times Wire
Four people suspected in the theft of a laptop computer on Sept. 14 were each arrested on a charge of felony theft in Crown Point, Ind.

Big buck to osprey talons: Notes around Chicago outdoors
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Dale Bowman
Notes from around Chicago outdoors. FIELD NOTES DALE’S MAILBAG/BUCK OF THE WEEK: UNPLUGGED I have this posted as a “Dale’s Mailbag,” but it could as easily be a “. […]

One train cancelled after Union Station fire
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Sun-Times Wire
A train fire at Union Station was struck out after about 20 minutes during Monday’s evening rush hour.

Doubek: Lockbox for road repair funds creates more problems
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Madeleine Doubek
Follow @MDoubekRebootIL It’s rough riding out there in Illinois. Dodging the potholes is like running an obstacle course. Plenty of our train and L cars look worse for we. […]

Gov. Rauner on tonight’s debate: Next question
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Sun-Times Staff
An estimated 100 million people could tune in to watch tonight’s debate, but Gov. Bruce Rauner refuses to divulge whether he will be one of them.

Film Study: Bears’ pass-rush problems continue vs. Cowboys
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Adam L. Jahns
Thoughts and observations after watching the film of the Bears’ 31-17 loss against the Cowboys in Week 3.

Bears coach John Fox on Jay Cutler’s starter status: no ‘givens’
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Patrick Finley
Definitive statements don’t come easy when you’re 0-3.

Chicago man freed, but not cleared, in 1995 double murder
2 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Frank Main
When Charles Johnson walked through the gates of the Cook County Jail on Monday, he was still not quite a free man.

Pre-debate, Trump over Clinton in Illinois Google searches.
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Lynn Sweet
When it comes to Google searches in Illinois, Donald Trump led Hillary Clinton in the hours before their first debate at Hofstra University in New York. In Illinois accordi. […]

Police search for Rogers Park robbery suspect
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Sun-Times Wire
Police are searching for a suspect in a robbery that happened Saturday in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the North Side.

‘Tug of War: Civil Strife’ artistic coup for Chicago Shakespeare
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Hedy Weiss
In the sheer monumentality of its vision, and the stark brilliance of its execution, director Barbara Gaines’ Chicago Shakespeare Theater production of “Tug of War: Civ. […]

Anybody know where directionless Bears are going?
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Rick Morrissey
RICK MORRISSEY: Coach John Fox and general manager Ryan Pace aren’t exactly instilling confidence.

Have to be seen to be believed: Solar eclipse reservations, S. IL
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Dale Bowman
Apparently, there are some things that have to be seen to be believed. You can read that anyway you want when it comes to this press release. Yes, there are now camping res. […]

15-year-old boy dies after choking at high school in Villa Park
3 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Sun-Times Wire
A 15-year-old boy dies after choking in the lunch room on Sept. 19 at Willowbrook High School in west suburban Villa Park.

16-year-old boy missing from New City
4 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Francesca Gattuso
Police are searching for a 16-year-old boy who was reported missing from the New City neighborhood on the South Side.

Jesse Jackson: New museum is a stunning achievement
4 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Jesse Jackson
Demonstrations continue in Charlotte, N.C., and protests have spread to Atlanta and elsewhere, sparked most recently by the police killing of Terence Crutcher in Tulsa, Okl. […]

John Fox: Bears RB Jeremy Langford has ankle sprain
4 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Patrick Finley
Bears running back Jeremy Langford has a sprained right ankle, coach John Fox said Monday, one day after the Bears’ 31-17 loss to the Cowboys.

39-year-old woman missing from Ashburn
4 hours ago   Chicago Sun-Times – Francesca Gattuso
Police are searching for a 39-year-old woman who was reported missing from the Southwest Side Ashburn neighborhood.

How Packers Found Offensive Groove in Week 3 Win over Lions
16 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Heading into Week 3, there was panic surrounding the Green Bay Packers offense despite the fact they were more than touchdown favorites at home against the Detroit Lions. D. […]

Packers vs. Lions: Full Report Card Grades for Green Bay
1 day ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers certainly aren’t perfect, but in their 34-27 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday, they proved that the quick-strike, high-scoring offense that we. […]

Clay Matthews Injury: Updates on Packers Star’s Ankle, Hamstring and Return
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews is dealing with injuries to his ankle and hamstring, which will keep him out of action for Week 3 against the Detroit Lions. Cont. […]

Aaron Rodgers Comments on Packers Offense, Criticism, More
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Two years ago, Aaron Rodgers gave the Green Bay Packers a mantra when he told reporters to relax about their struggles. On Wednesday, he was at it again. Only this time it. […]

Mike Freeman’s 10-Point Stance: What’s Wrong with Aaron Rodgers?
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
A look at what’s happening with Aaron Rodgers, a few rookie quarterbacks making news not named Carson Wentz and an NFL player who made a kid smile.      1. What’s Happen. […]

Packers vs. Vikings: Full Report Card Grades for Green Bay
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers helped the Minnesota Vikings christen their new home field, U.S. Bank Stadium, on Sunday night, and it proved to be a joyous occasion for the Vikings.. […]

Letroy Guion Injury: Updates on Packers DT’s Knee and Return
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Letroy Guion left the team’s Week 2 game against the Minnesota Vikings after suffering a sprained MCL. It’s unclear when he will return t. […]

Breaking down the Bears’ 2016 schedule
5 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 months ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune


Will Tayo Fabuluje step up and win a job this summer?
6 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?
6 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?
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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
6 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. […]