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  • 1-minute forecast: Another hot day, chance of T-storms tonight

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  • Will Mark Carman pick the Bears yet again? He discusses on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – If you pick the same team every week in the NFL, you’re bound to get at least a couple of wins. Yes, that now includes the Chicago Bears for the 2017 season. Mark Carman picked his team to win before each of their first three games this season. After misses against the Falcons in Week 1 and the Bucs in Week 2, the WGN Radio host finally hit on a Bears’ win prediction in Week 3. Would he […]

  • #FeedonThis: Live at Bulls Media Day for the start of the rebuild

    CHICAGO – If media day looked a little unusual this year, that’s OK. Many of the faces on the court at the Advocate Center are new to everyone. A full-scale rebuild is officially underway as the Bulls reached a buyout with Dwyane Wade last night and signed Nikola Mirotic as well. He’ll be one of the few familiar faces on a new-look team that got much younger. Josh Frydman was on hand for media day on the West Side on […]

  • Bears beat the Steelers 23-17 in overtime for their first win

    CHICAGO – On a day of warm temperatures and feelings at Soldier Field, the Bears decided to put together their best performance so far of the young season. Like usual, John Fox’s team had some head-scratching moments that made their fans wonder what they were thinking against the Steelers at Soldier Field on Sunday. Yet despite a few bad plays, and a major blunder at the end of the first half, the Bears managed to stand toe-to-toe with the perennial […]

  • Frankfort officer forced to take unpaid maternity leave months before due date, lawsuit says

    FRANKFORT, Ill. — A southwest suburban police officer is suing the Frankfort Police Department for sending her home while pregnant on unpaid leave months before her due date. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) says this is a pretty clear case of pregnancy discrimination. The officer, Jennifer Panattoni, was five months pregnant when she was sent home on unpaid leave. The senior patrol officer is the first female who was on the street to get pregnant in Frankfort. Panattoni says […]

  • Trump’s tweets revive feud with NFL over national anthem

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is indulging in his favorite kind of drama — personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his own making. And his feud with the NFL shows no signs of abating, with the president tweeting early Monday morning: “The issue of kneeling has nothing to do with race. It is about respect for our Country, Flag and National Anthem. NFL must respect this!” So proud of NASCAR and its supporters and fans. They won't put up […]

  • City of Chicago begins search for 100th Christmas tree

    City of Chicago seeking nominees for 2017 Christmas tree

    CHICAGO — The next official City of Chicago Christmas tree could be yours. The city is accepting nominations to find the perfect tree to plant at Millennium Park this holiday season. Qualified candidates need to be a spruce, or a fir, that’s at least 55 feet tall. It must also be located less than 100 miles from downtown Chicago. If you’re interested to see if your tree can make the cut, there is an applicaiton process. Nominations need at least […]

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    Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner sentenced to 21 months in teen sexting case

    Former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl in a case that rocked Hillary Clinton’s campaign for the White House in the closing days of the race and may have cost her the presidency. Weiner, 53, dropped his head into his hand and wept as the sentence was announced by Judge Denise Cote. After the hearing ended and Cote left the bench, he sat in his seat for several minutes, […]

  • Bears safety Quintin Demps breaks arm in win over the Steelers

    LAKE FOREST –  He was brought to the Bears during the offseason as a way to add some veteran leadership to a very young secondary. Quintin Demps came to Chicago with nine years of NFL experience with four different teams, bringing with him a steady reputation as a reliable players in the defensive backfield. For the first time since 2011, however, the safety will miss significant time in an NFL season. On Monday Bears head coach John Fox announced that […]

  • White House announces new travel restrictions for people in 8 countries

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has unveiled new travel restrictions on certain foreigners from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen as a replacement to a central portion of its controversial travel ban signed earlier this year. The new restrictions on travel vary by country and include a phased-in approach. “Making America Safe is my number one priority. We will not admit those into our country we cannot safely vet,” President Donald Trump tweeted just after his […]

  • Barbara Blaine, founder of abuse victims group SNAP, dies

    CHICAGO — Barbara Blaine, the founder and former president of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, has died. She was 61. The organization known as SNAP announced on its Facebook page that Blaine died Sunday following a recent cardiac event. In a statement, SNAP managing director Barbara Dorris praised Blaine’s work with victims of clergy sexual abuse. “Few people have done more to protect kids and help victims than Barbara Blaine,” Dorris said. “Her contributions to a safer […]