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Man shot following Twista, King L concert in Iowa
3 mins ago   Chicago – Associated Press
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Police say a Minnesota man was shot following a rap concert in Iowa. The West Des Moines Police Department says officers were directing traffic af. […]

Man, dog rescued from Waukegan house fire
6 mins ago   Chicago – George Slefo
A man and his dog were rescued by first responders from a fire in their home early Sunday in north suburban Waukegan. About 4:06 a.m., several officers responded to a fire. […]

Photos of the day for Monday, April 27, 2015
11 mins ago   Chicago – Rich Hein


Corey Crawford to start for Blackhawks in Game 1; Kris Versteeg demoted
40 mins ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville was reluctant Monday to name his starting goaltender for Game 1 of of their series against the Wild, but he did anyway.

Corey Crawford in, Kris Versteeg out as Blackhawks prep for Wild
43 mins ago   Chicago – Mark Lazerus
Hawks bracing for red-hot Minnesota and MVP-candidate goalie Devan Dubnyk.

Public identifies woman cops say stole credit cards from school
48 mins ago   Chicago – George Slefo
One of the two women who went on a shopping spree after stealing credit cards from a North Side school earlier this month was charged Monday after tips helped police identi. […]

Bruce Jenner’s message: Let’s be ourselves
1 hour ago   Chicago – sontiveros
Well, how about that? All the mundane, superficial things we’ve learned about the Kardashians over the years and it turns out a real, human story was right there, waiting. […]

Sam Zell gives $4M to Illinois Gov. Rauner’s political fund
1 hour ago   Chicago – Associated Press
Billionaire businessman Sam Zell has donated $4 million to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner’s new political action committee. Documents filed Monday with the Illinois State Boa. […]

Lisa Madigan continues push for campus sex assault protection
1 hour ago   Chicago – Associated Press
EDWARDSVILLE — Victims of campus sex assaults in Illinois would have confidential university advisers to help guide them through the legal and medical systems under a le. […]

No, Bruce Rauner isn’t an award-winning English horn player
1 hour ago   Chicago – Chad Merda
Politicians are often accused of a lot of things, but Gov. Bruce Rauner is the focus of one of the strangest “accusations” you’ll probably ever see. You can thank Wik. […]

NFL Draft 2015: Everything you need to know about the Bears
1 hour ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Staff
Chicago Sun-Times Bears writers Adam Jahns and Patrick Finley broke down the team’s draft needs position by position. Take a look over their 10-part series:

Healthy Bulls look to limit turnovers
2 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The Bulls finally found something that outnumbers their injuries from this season — turnovers.

Father charged after doctors determine infant’s injuries caused by ‘shaking’
2 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A northwest suburban man who called 911 to report his 4-month-son was in distress ended up behind bars after doctors determined the infant’s injuries were caused by being. […]

No injuries reported in two-alarm fire in Humboldt Park
2 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
No one was injured in an extra-alarm fire Monday morning in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side. The two-alarm fire started about 10 a.m. in the 3900 block of W. […]

Gay marriage a difficult issue for 2016 GOP hopefuls
2 hours ago   Chicago – Associated Press
NEW YORK — For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They’re for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably the presidential hopefuls — face a. […]

Business burglaries reported on Northwest Side
2 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
Police have issued an alert after several businesses were burglarized on Chicago’s Northwest Side. The suspects gain entry by force and take various property, according t. […]

Chicago man buys scratch ticket, wins $1 million
2 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A Chicago man recently won $1 million after purchasing a “$300,000,000 Cash Spectacular” lottery scratch ticket. Raymond Kozicz purchased the ticket at Mare’s Mini Ma. […]

Loretta Lynch sworn in as new attorney general
3 hours ago   Chicago – Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Loretta Lynch was sworn in Monday as the 83rd U.S. attorney general, becoming the first African-American woman to serve as the nation’s top law enforcemen. […]

Two men in custody after Monday shooting in West Pullman
3 hours ago   Chicago – George Slefo
Two men are in police custody after a Monday morning shooting that left two people injured in the West Pullman neighborhood. The 51- and 40-year-old men were in a vehicle i. […]

Knife-wielding man charged with robbing Rogers Park restaurant
3 hours ago   Chicago – George Slefo
A 43-year-old man has been charged with robbing a Rogers Park restaurant with a knife last week. Fredrick Warren entered the restaurant in the 6400 block of North Sheridan. […]

Bill would require educators to participate in suicide awareness program
3 hours ago   Chicago – George Slefo
A bill that passed the state Senate on Thursday would require educators who teach students in grades 6- 12 to participate in four hours of youth suicide awareness and preve. […]

Nike sneakers worn by Michael Jordan during rookie season sell for $71,000 at auction
3 hours ago   Chicago – David Just
A pair of Nike sneakers that were worn by Michael Jordan during his rookie season with the Chicago Bulls fetched $71,553 at auction, according to SCP Auctions. It’s the s. […]

Blackhawks get Wild again, except this is a better Wild
3 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
You wanted the Blues, Blackhawks fans.

Michelle Obama picks Illinois’ Pickard China for new Obama State China Service
4 hours ago   Chicago – Lynn Sweet
WASHINGTON — With the design years in the making, first lady Michelle Obama unveils on Monday the new Obama State China Service. The settings are manufactured by Pickard. […]

Street closures around grant Park begin ahead of NFL Draft
4 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
With a few days to go before football’s future finest converge on Chicago for the 2015 NFL Draft, drivers should be ready to tackle some traffic headaches downtown as cre. […]

Obama sends aide to Freddie Gray’s funeral
4 hours ago   Chicago – Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The White House says the head of President Barack Obama’s initiative for minority males will attend the funeral of a Baltimore man who died after sustainin. […]

Monster Hitter Headlines Green Bay Packers’ Ultimate 2015 Draft Plan
5 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers have some needs to address in the 2015 NFL draft.Whom should they draft in the first round? Which positions should be the focus?Watch as Adam Lefkoe a. […]

Obama guidance and press schedule, April 27, 2015
5 hours ago   Chicago – Lynn Sweet
Below, from the White House…. THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26, 2015   DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY, APRIL. […]

Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane shoulders his usual load in return
6 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
While holding court with the media, Patrick Kane subconsciously began rubbing his left shoulder when the subject of the Blackhawks winger’s fractured collarbone was broache. […]

Clinton Foundation admits missteps in donor disclosure
6 hours ago   Chicago – Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The acting chief executive of the Clinton Foundation says the global philanthropy is working quickly to remedy mistakes it made in how it disclosed donors,. […]

White House to unveil official Barack Obama state china
6 hours ago   Chicago – Associated Press
WASHINGTON — A hue of blue inspired by the waters of Hawaii is a prominent feature of the Obama state china service being unveiled by the White House. President Barack Ob. […]

Police warn of armed robberies at Austin gas station
7 hours ago   Chicago – Sam Charles
Police are cautioning residents of the West Side Austin neighborhood after two armed robberies were reported at a gas station in recent weeks. In both cases, one or two men. […]

Chicago to plant more than 11,000 trees
7 hours ago   Chicago – Associated Press
Residents of Chicago will see more than 11,000 new trees planted citywide this year. Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced the initiative last week with an extra $400,000 in the for. […]

Deaths rise, aid flown in after Nepal quake: Things to Know
7 hours ago   Chicago – Associated Press
The death toll climbed above 3,700 on Monday, two days after a magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck central Nepal and surrounding regions. Key information known at this time: __. […]

Man critically injured in Uptown shooting
8 hours ago   Chicago – Sam Charles
A 24-year-old man was shot several times and critically injured in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side early Monday. About 3:55 a.m., he was walking in the 900 blo. […]

Downtown CTA buses rerouted after bricks fall from Loop building
9 hours ago   Chicago – Mitchell Armentrout
Part of State Street remains closed to traffic in the Loop Monday after bricks fell from a building Sunday night, causing headaches for some bus riders’ morning commute.. […]

Police: Woman fatally struck by car on South Side
12 hours ago   Chicago – Mitchell Armentrout
A woman was hit and killed by a car exiting the Dan Ryan Expressway late Sunday in the South Side Chatham neighborhood, according to police. Just before 10 p.m., the woman. […]

Man shot during robbery at West Garfield Park gas station
13 hours ago   Chicago – Sam Charles
A man was shot during a robbery at a West Garfield Park gas station late Sunday. About 11:10 p.m., the 28-year-old was in a van at a gas station in the 600 block of South I. […]

Green Bay Packers: Analyzing Latest NFL Draft Rumors and Reports
13 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers under Ted Thompson are a notably discreet organization. Very little information concerning the draft leaks out of Green Bay, as the Packers don’t disc. […]

Man shot in Washington Park
14 hours ago   Chicago – Ashlee Rezin
A man was shot Sunday night in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side. About 9:30 p.m., the man walked into Provident Hospital of Cook County with a gunshot wou. […]

Man shot in West Pullman
16 hours ago   Chicago – Ashlee Rezin
A man was shot Sunday evening in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side. The 24-year-old was walking in the 12000 block of South Parnell about 6 p.m. when som. […]

Bears should know that trading up for QBs rarely works
16 hours ago   Chicago – Adam Jahns
The Bears like Oregon’s Marcus Mariota. But the benefits of moving up to select a quarterback in the first round are rarely worth the cost.

Police: Girl, 12, attacked by dog in Albany Park
16 hours ago   Chicago – Ashlee Rezin
A Chicago Police officer fatally shot a pit bull Sunday evening after it bit a 12-year-old girl in the Albany Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side. About 6:05 p.m. the g. […]

What can the Bears learn from past No. 7 picks in NFL draft?
16 hours ago   Chicago – Adam Jahns
The NFL draft is full of boom-or-bust picks at No. 7. What can the Bears do?

OK, we’ll beat the Bucks, so it’s time to focus on the Cavaliers
17 hours ago   Chicago – Rick Telander
RICK TELANDER: Bulls need to apply the lessons they’ve learned to LeBron James and company

Chicago’s Nepali community raising money for earthquake victims
17 hours ago   Chicago – Jon Seidel
Some of their relatives are stranded. Others are living in tents. So Sunday, more than 50 members of Chicago’s Nepali community gathered at the Chicago Curry House in the. […]

David Robertson earns a win, save as White Sox win two on Sunday
17 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The White Sox cashed in on a rare combo Sunday, defeating the Royals 3-2 in the conclusion of Friday night’s suspended game, then scoring five runs in the sixth inning for. […]

Cubs manager Joe Maddon believes in rookie Addison Russell
19 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
CINCINNATI — It could be a while before Cubs rookie Addison Russell becomes a middle-of-the-order hitter, but he showed his potential as a run producer Sunday by hitting. […]

Bulls in command against Bucks, but turnovers still an issue
20 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Back in the dynasty days, Bulls assistant coach Johnny Bach used to occasionally splice scenes from war movies like “Full Metal Jacket” into film review as a motivational t. […]

There’s a way to fight back against Floyd Mayweather’s exploits
21 hours ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Sports fans were furious about the callous insults ESPN’s Britt McHenry recently was caught on camera hurling at a tow company employee. She was suspended for a week.

A Scout’s Take on the Round 1 Strategy of the Green Bay Packers
23 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
We are now just four days away from the beginning of the 2015 NFL draft. The Green Bay Packers will have pick No. 30 in the first round of the draft, which will be held on. […]

NFL draft returns to Chicago: ‘You can’t believe how far things have come’
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Gil Brandt admits he’s eager to settle into Chicago this week for the NFL draft, intrigued as much as anybody by the pomp and circumstance exploding around downtown.

5 things: Series win can’t hide big Blackhawks problems
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Say this for the Predators: They finally found a way to keep Blackhawks fans out of their building. And some other observations on the Hawks’ 4-3 win Saturday in Game 6 tha. […]

3-pointers: Breaking down the Bulls’ Game 4 loss
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The Bulls lead their best-of-seven series with the Bucks 3-1 after their Saturday loss in Milwaukee. Here are three observations.

Derrick Rose takes blame for Bulls’ buzzer-beating loss to Bucks
1 day ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
MILWAUKEE — One of the few things the Bulls didn’t turn over Saturday in their shocking, buzzer-beating 92-90 loss to the Bucks was responsibility.

Blackhawks still the team to beat in West
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
A familiar echo bounced off the walls of the United Center at one point Saturday night after a familiar Blackhawks goalie made another save.

Blackhawks’ top players come through in first-round clincher
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The Blackhawks’ brightest stars made sure there was no Game 7 in Nashville.

Saturday’s recap: Blackhawks 4, Predators 3
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The Predators came out firing on all cylinders, but the Blackhawks answered every challenge. 

Should managers be held accountable for White Sox-Royals brawl?
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Managers Robin Ventura and Ned Yost got off the hook Saturday when Major League Baseball announced six player suspensions stemming from Thursday’s brawl between the White S. […]

Chris Sale, Jeff Samardzija suspended 5 games
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The White Sox plan to appeal the 5-game suspensions levied on Saturday to starting pitchers Chris Sale and Jeff Samardzija for their part in Thursday night’s ugly brawl wi. […]

As Kris Bryant service time issue recedes, Scott Boras tempers rhetoric
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
The futures of the Cubs and White Sox aren’t in the hands of one agent, but rest assured we’ll be hearing a lot from Scott Boras before Kris Bryant and Carlos Rodon reach f. […]

As a personnel man, Bears general manager Ryan Pace a people person
2 days ago   Sports – Chicago Tribune
Ryan Pace had pushed his body for 11 hours before it began to rebel. Day after day of sweat-soaked training carried him that far, to Mile 18 of a marathon that followed a 1. […]

Green Bay Packers 2015 Schedule: Win-Loss Predictions for Every Game
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers have known which teams they would be playing in the 2015 NFL season for some time now, but on Tuesday night they found out when. I find the schedule t. […]

Packers’ Quest for Revenge vs. Seahawks Headlines 2015 NFL Schedule
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The 2015 NFL schedule has been released!How does the Green Bay Packers’ schedule stack up? When will the Packers get a shot at redemption? When are the toughest stretches. […]

2015 Green Bay Packers Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The Green Bay Packers have been one of the NFL’s most successful franchises during the current millennium. They have made the playoffs 11 times over the past 15 years, incl. […]

Top 5 Players the Green Bay Packers Should Target in the NFL Draft
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
The countdown has begun. Only eight days stand between NFL teams and “Football Christmas”: the NFL Draft. But instead of receiving presents from a wish list, teams like th. […]

Preseason finale was important to Clutts
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
3 years ago   Chicago Bears : Top Stories Top Stories


Webb, Williams are still battling for job
3 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. […]