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Two charged with burglary in NW Indiana
1 hour ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
Two northwest Indiana men have been charged with burglary after police say they tried to break into a house Wednesday near Porter Township, Ind. Officers responded to a cal. […]

Police: 3 ‘edge weapons’ used in Gage Park family massacre
1 hour ago   Chicago – Frank Main
Chicago Police believe three “edge weapons” were used in a bloody massacre of a family last week in Gage Park, a department spokesman said Wednesday. Last Thursday, Mar. […]

CTA to add 940 video cameras to buses this year
2 hours ago   Chicago – Rosalind Rossi
Nearly 1,000 new video cameras are headed for Chicago Transit Authority buses this year as the CTA continues to expand one of the most aggressive bus camera programs in t. […]

Jurors can punish archdiocese for mishandling McCormack case
2 hours ago   Chicago – Mitch Dudek
A Cook County judge has ruled a victim who says he was abused by former Catholic priest Daniel McCormack will be able to seek punitive damages against the Chicago Archdioce. […]

Editorial: Hey, Governor, it ain’t workin’
2 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Editorial Board
Follow @csteditorials   You don’t smash the engine to make a car go faster, yet that is what Gov. Bruce Rauner is doing to Chicago, the engine of Illinois. For a more th. […]

Mitchell: Obama’s look back is also a way forward
3 hours ago   Chicago – Mary Mitchell
Follow @MaryMitchellCST If gray hair indicates wisdom, President Barack Obama has learned a lot since he jumped into a presidential race nine years ago. His once dark, clos. […]

Man killed in Addison industrial accident
3 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A 42-year-old man was killed in an industrial accident Tuesday morning in west suburban Addison. Matt Cienkus was dismantling equipment at a site at 100 S. Lombard Rd. when. […]

Obama in Springfield: Transcript of Illinois General Assembly speech
3 hours ago   Chicago – Lynn Sweet
REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT IN ADDRESS TO THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY House Chamber Illinois State Capitol Springfield, Illinois 1:03 P.M. CST THE PRESIDENT: Hey! (Applause.. […]

Justice Dept. sues Ferguson after city tries to revise deal
3 hours ago   Chicago – Associated Press
FERGUSON, Mo. — The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and court. […]

Fetty Wap’s meteoric rise an uncompromising success story
3 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times
By Moira McCormick| For the Sun-Times Popular music’s breakout-success story of 2015 belongs to Fetty … The post Fetty Wap’s meteoric rise an uncompromising success s. […]

Retiring Ald. Will Burns (4th) goes out with a bang
3 hours ago   Chicago – Fran Spielman
If Wednesday was the political swan song of retiring Ald. Will Burns (4th), Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s staunchest City Council supporter in the African-American community went. […]

Opinion: Why my Chicago company helps refugees
3 hours ago   Chicago – contributors
My grandparents were Holocaust survivors. They endured the horrors of Auschwitz and Buchenwald, and after liberation became refugees living in a hopeless Soviet internment. […]

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ends 2016 White House bid
3 hours ago   Chicago – Associated Press
NASHUA, N.H. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the Republican nomination for president on Wednesday, a day after his disappointing sixth-place finish in New. […]

Whole Foods forecasts key sales figure could slip for year
3 hours ago   Chicago – Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas — Whole Foods Market Inc. says its sales at established locations slipped in its fiscal first quarter, and forecast the figure to be flat to down 2 percent. […]

23 of the best Michael Jordan Crying Memes [GALLERY]
4 hours ago   Chicago – Dan Cahill
To trace the beginnings of the Michael Jordan crying meme, you have to go back to his 2009 Hall of Fame speech when the superstar sobbed. An Associated Press photographer c. […]

‘Far from Heaven’ stage musical a genuine 1950s soap opera
4 hours ago   Chicago – Hedy Weiss
“Far From Heaven,” the musical by Scott Frankel (music), Michael Korie (lyrics) and Richard Greenberg (book) – based on the 2002 film by Todd Haynes that starred Julianne. […]

Alderman proposes 50 cent surcharge when cab riders pay with plastic
4 hours ago   Chicago – Fran Spielman
Taxicab riders who have already endured a 15 percent fare increase might get hit again to the tune of 50 cents a ride if they pay with plastic. Ald. Anthony Beale (9th), ch. […]

Aurora drug dealer gets 20 years in prison
4 hours ago   Chicago – Jordan Owen
A large-scale west suburban drug dealer was sentenced to 20 years in prison Wednesday after $1.5 million worth of cocaine was found inside his Aurora home in 2014. Jesus Mo. […]

Opinion: Give fantasy sports a clear playing field
4 hours ago   Chicago – contributors
Amid all the recent clamor over fantasy sports, residents of Illinois may be forgiven for wondering about the legal status of these games. That’s a shame, because more th. […]

Judge tosses ex-IPRA investigator’s lawsuit
4 hours ago   Chicago – Jon Seidel
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Wednesday brought by a former top investigator for the agency that reviews Chicago police shootings who claimed he was fired for not sid. […]

Obama in Springfield: ‘We have to build a better politics’
4 hours ago   Chicago – Tina Sfondeles
SPRINGFIELD — A nostalgic President Barack Obama returned Wednesday to the city where he kicked off his presidential bid nine years ago to address a sharply divided Illin. […]

Bulls fan creates special artwork for the team’s stars
5 hours ago   Chicago – Kyle Thele
An artistic Bulls fan created artwork celebrating the Chicago Bulls stars, sometimes by using their alter-ego and nicknames

Letters: Why Council OKd weaker inspector general ordinance
5 hours ago   Chicago – contributors
Of course Chicago’s City Council will not give the city inspector general the tools he needs to fight corruption, kickbacks and fraud. They are the fraudsters, the kick-b. […]

Bloomingdale woman charged with stealing $19K from PTO
5 hours ago   Chicago – Jordan Owen
A west suburban woman has been charged with stealing $19,000 from a Bloomingdale elementary school’s Parent-Teacher Organization. Tiffany Moorman, 40, is charged with one. […]

Has aloof Phil Jackson painted himself into a corner for coaching search?
5 hours ago   Chicago – Rick Morrissey
RICK MORRISSEY: Lack of relationships could affect whom he hires.

Airbnb’s Van Gogh ‘bedroom’ stay sells out; more dates to be announced
5 hours ago   Chicago – Miriam Di Nunzio
Associated Press CHICAGO — Art lovers have a chance to spend one starry night in … The post Airbnb’s Van Gogh ‘bedroom’ stay sells out; more dates to be announced. […]

Wheaton prof who expressed solidarity with Muslims bids tearful farewell
5 hours ago   Chicago – Andy Grimm
Wheaton College will review its handling of academic freedom issues and endow a scholarship in the name of the professor who has agreed to leave the Christian college after. […]

Derrick Rose assault case called ‘sham’ by accuser’s ex-roommate—report
5 hours ago   Chicago – Dan Cahill
The ex-roommate of the accuser in the Derrick Rose sex assault case claims the accusations are a “sham” and an effort “to extort money” from the Bulls guard, accord. […]

Charters and contract schools also facing CPS budget cuts
6 hours ago   Chicago – Lauren FitzPatrick
All Chicago charter schools will take a financial hit if Chicago Public Schools cannot work out a contract with the Chicago Teachers Union. The city’s charter and contrac. […]

Popular Spanish-language TV host gets 61 years for molesting girls
6 hours ago   Chicago – Rummana Hussain
Elpidio “Juan” Contreras Wednesday vehemently denied that he molested three girls and even accused one of his victims of asking him to dance with him when she was 12. . […]

Laquon Treadwell is coming home for the NFL Draft
6 hours ago   Chicago – Kyle Thele
Crete native and star wide receiver Laquod Treadwell is returning to Chicago this spring for the NFL Draft where he is expected to be a first round pick

HBO Now has 800,000 paying subscribers since April launch
6 hours ago   Chicago – Associated Press
NEW YORK — HBO Now has gained about 800,000 paying subscribers since it launched on Apple TV in April, contributing significantly to the 2.7 million net new HBO customers. […]

The Brothers Ulbrich & a pike: Fish of the Week
7 hours ago   Chicago – Dale Bowman
The Brothers Ulbrich’s FOTW, as told by proud and laughing dad Rick Ulbrich He emailed: Brothers, Colin (age 10) and Noah (age 7) Ulbrich teamed up to land this nice Nort. […]

Chicago Auto Show puts you in the driver’s seat with enhanced features for 2016 edition
7 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times
By Selena Fragassi | For the Sun-Times The Chicago Auto Show is unveiling one of … The post Chicago Auto Show puts you in the driver’s seat with enhanced features for 2. […]

2016 Chicago Auto Show reveals more realistic concept cars
7 hours ago   Chicago – Miriam Di Nunzio
By Selena Fragassi | For the Sun-Times One of the biggest teases of the Chicago … The post 2016 Chicago Auto Show reveals more realistic concept cars appeared first on Ch. […]

Jimmy Butler gives glimpse of his apparel due out from Jordan Brand
7 hours ago   Chicago – Dan Cahill
Funny how these things work out. While Jimmy Butler takes some time off to recover from a knee strain, the Bulls guard has time to devote to his new apparel line. Butler sh. […]

As 500-goal mark looms, Marian Hossa still focused on defense
7 hours ago   Chicago – Mark Lazerus
Marian Hossa doesn’t cheat. You never see Hossa lingering along the blue line, idly hoping for an outlet pass. You never see Hossa peel away from the corner before a puck. […]

Jimmy Butler out, Derrick Rose back. Bulls try to carry on vs. Atlanta
7 hours ago   Chicago – Herb Gould
 Their roster is down, but the Bulls insist they should not be counted out despite the loss of Jimmy Butler. The Bulls’ injured All-Star guard will be sidelined 3-4 week. […]

Broadway star Norm Lewis to headline Goodman gala
8 hours ago   Chicago – Bill Zwecker
Noted musical theater star Norm Lewis, who made Broadway history as the first African-American to star in the title role in “The Phantom of the Opera,” will be the headline. […]

Cat doused in boiling water still ‘critical’ at North Side shelter
8 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times Wire
A cat that had boiling water poured on it by a South Side man remains in critical condition at a North Side animal shelter, but is expected to recover. The cat, named Driv. […]

Council approves $3.1 million settlement for 47 immigrants denied police jobs
8 hours ago   Chicago – Fran Spielman
With three dissenting votes, the City Council on Wednesday signed off on a $3.1 million settlement that would hire eight immigrants as Chicago Police officers and compensat. […]

City Council OKs Blackhawks practice facility, Rush expansion
8 hours ago   Chicago – Fran Spielman
The old Malcolm X College will be demolished to make way for a Blackhawks practice facility and a $500 million “academic village” for Rush University Medical Center tha. […]

Nikola Mirotic still in pain and without return timetable
8 hours ago   Chicago – Kyle Thele
Bulls stretch forward Nikola Mirotic is still in pain after his surgeries and doesn’t appear ready to return to the team any time soon

The time Tiger Woods told David Feherty an off-color joke
8 hours ago   Chicago – Dan Cahill
Golf announcer David Feherty is one of the few in the media who really has gotten close to Tiger Woods. Over the years they have shared a lot together, maybe too much at ti. […]

Bears Q&A: Adding players on defense, cutting current players and more
8 hours ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune


Ryan Reynolds admits he shares ‘Deadpool’s’ sense of humor
8 hours ago   Chicago – Bill Zwecker
In the Tempest bar — transformed to mimic the Sister Margaret’s School for Wayward Girls watering hole in “Deadpool” (opening Friday) — Ryan Reynolds and co-star T.J. M. […]

Cam Newton has it all wrong on what a loser is
8 hours ago   Chicago – Rick Morrissey
RICK MORRISSEY: Being pouty or angry after a loss doesn’t mean a game is more important to you than it is to others.

Feds’ poor oversight blamed in deadly I-88 crash
8 hours ago   Chicago – Associated Press
Failed safety oversight was partly to blame for a deadly crash near Chicago in which a truck driver for a company already flagged as high-risk fell asleep and plowed into e. […]

In the music spotlight: Disappears
9 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times
BY JEFF ELBEL | FOR THE SUN-TIMES Chicago-based masters of darkwave Disappears categorize their music … The post In the music spotlight: Disappears appeared first on Chic. […]

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy meets the Harlem Globetrotters
11 hours ago   Chicago – Darel Jevens
Chicago rocker Jeff Tweedy had some expected collaborators during a recent studio session: a couple … The post Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy meets the Harlem Globetrotters appear. […]

Georgia Nicols horoscopes for Feb. 10
20 hours ago   Chicago – Sun-Times
Moon Alert We have the “all clear” today until 10:15 p.m. Chicago time. The Moon … The post Georgia Nicols horoscopes for Feb. 10 appeared first on Chicago Entertainm. […]

Chicago ranks as 18th best football city, but even that’s questionable
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Phil Thompson
Chicago ranks as the 18th best city for football fans based on an analysis of several factors by financial website WalletHub. It gets better, Bears fans: Green Bay is No.. […]

Browns deny lying about Johnny Manziel’s concussion
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Tribune news services
The Browns say troubled quarterback Johnny Manziel was diagnosed with a concussion late in the season by an independent neurologist, countering an NFL Network report the t. […]

Panthers’ Greg Olsen shaves beard: ‘All good things must come to an end’
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Lauren Comitor
Playoff beards are a dime a dozen in the NHL, but in the NFL, not so much. Panthers tight end Greg Olsen kept his beard through the Super Bowl loss, and was glad to be rid. […]

Bears win the Super Bowl? Oh, Brie Larson …
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Phil Thompson
You figure “Room” actress Brie Larson isn’t the biggest football fan in the world when she told Jimmy Kimmel she didn’t know who won Super Bowl 50 and her best guess was th. […]

Ex-Bear Kelvin Hayden, Taraji P. Henson a Super (Bowl) couple?
1 day ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Phil Thompson
Kelvin Hayden once had a pick-six in a Super Bowl, but he might have had the catch of the day on Sunday: Taraji P. Henson. In fact, the former Bears and Colts cornerback wa. […]

Kevin Hart, Coldplay, the Mannings, Marilyn Monroe: Super Bowl 50′s winners and losers
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Teddy Greenstein
Sometimes you need more than a scoreboard to pick out the winners and losers. Here they are, from Super Bowl 50: Winner: CBS Analyst Phil Simms was blah and the broadcast l. […]

John Fox’s role on Broncos not forgotten, but much about Super Bowl will be
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – David Haugh
At Monday’s news conference honoring the most valuable player of Super Bowl 50, Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller was asked about the importance of defensive coordinato. […]

Super Bowl gets 111.9 million viewers, down from last year
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Tribune news services
Setting television viewership records with the Super Bowl has become almost routine, but this year’s average of 111.9 million viewers for Denver’s victory over Carolina is. […]

Beyonce reduces Coldplay to appetizer at Super Bowl halftime show
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Greg Kot
The Super Bowl 50 halftime show Sunday was billed as a “musical celebration of past, present and future,” and it was pretty clear that at least somebody would get bypassed,. […]

Peyton Manning caps career with 2nd Super Bowl title, and his mom says it’s time to retire
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Sam Farmer
Amid the fluttering confetti and euphoria of Denver’s Super Bowl victory Sunday night, Olivia Manning didn’t disguise her feelings. She had just watched her son, Peyton, wi. […]

What are some of the key NFL dates in the coming months?
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Brad Biggs
When does free agency start? When do teams have to tag players? When is the draft? — @rflashj Let’s review some key dates for the months ahead in the NFL: Feb. 8: Waiver. […]

Peyton Manning as John Elway and Chris Martin as the Panthers
2 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Steve Rosenbloom
Super Bowl 50, chunky-style, sorta like the field the NFL forced the Broncos and Panthers to play on: I know the year is young, but the Super Bowl had perhaps the story of. […]

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch tweets apparent retirement
3 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Tribune news services
Marshawn Lynch was at the center of attention in the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl on Sunday night. Except this time, Lynch may have given the surest sign he’s on th. […]

Peyton Manning not star of the show, but he earns right to go out on top
3 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – David Haugh
Peyton Manning didn’t ride off into the sunset of his Hall of Fame career as much as he was carried there on the shoulders of linebacker Von Miller. Miller, the most valuab. […]

Von Miller, Broncos defense ensure storybook ending for Peyton Manning
3 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Brad Biggs
The ultimate storybook ending would have had Peyton Manning, the master of pre-snap machinations, directing a game-winning drive as the final seconds ticked off the clock.. […]

Super Bowl commercials 2016: Best and worst
3 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Steve Johnson
As Super Bowl 50 proved to be a defensive battle on the field, it was that way in the ads, as well. Paying a reported $5 million for 30 seconds, advertiser after advertiser. […]

Super Bowl 50 photos: Broncos 24, Panthers 10
3 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune
Photos from Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, Calif.

Super Bowl notebook: We’re overdue for punt return touchdown
3 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Brad Biggs
Make it an even 50 Super Bowls without one of the more exciting plays in football. There has yet to be a punt return for a touchdown in Super Bowl history, but Broncos retu. […]

Broncos linebacker Von Miller earns Super Bowl MVP honors
3 days ago   Chicago Bears – Chicago Tribune – Tribune news services
Linebacker Von Miller earned Super Bowl MVP honors Sunday night, forcing two fumbles and getting 2 1/2 sacks to help the Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10. […]

NFL Play of the Year 2015-16: Award Winner, Voting Results and Reaction
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Green Bay Packers
In what might’ve been the most sure-fire bet at Saturday’s NFL Honors, Aaron Rodgers’ game-winning Hail Mary touchdown pass that propelled the Green Bay Packers past. […]

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. […]