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  • Meet some of the PepsiCo Showdown coaches on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – Usually on Sports Feed, it’s the athletes who take part in the PepsiCo Showdown that we feature. Not only have the soccer players from the Chicago area been recognized for their play along with their contributions off the field. On Tuesday’s show, we decided to reverse the trend and bring on some of the coaches of the teams that participate in the tournamend. Mother McAuley girls soccer Denny Clanton, Metea Valley boys soccer coach Josh Robinson, Glenbard East […]

  • Matt Abbatacola makes his first appearance on Sports Feed Tuesday

    CHICAGO – He’s a voice familiar to sports fans in town from his days at 670 The Score. While he’s stepped away from the day-to-day sports coverage, he’s still keeping tabs on what’s going on in Chicago sports and continues his broadcasting on the AFDE Show. On Tuesday night, he made his first appearance on Sports Feed – and he had plenty to talk about when it came to the city’s sports. From the Bulls’ recent surge and the future […]

  • 1-minute forecast: Lake effect snow shifts east

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  • Former Lake County sheriff sentenced to over 15 years

    HAMMOND, Ind. — Former Lake County Sheriff John Buncich was sentenced to 188 months, or 15 years and eight months, on Tuesday for his role in a bribery scheme. Buncich, 72, accepted tens of thousands of dollars in bribes from tow truck companies, in exchange for getting county business. In court, Buncich called Tuesday the darkest day of his life, and said he feels remorse for those he hurt or let down. Buncich was taken into custody right after the […]

  • Illinois finds no breaks in bad start to the Big Ten season

    LINCOLN, Neb. – It sure looked like this would finally be a milestone moment in the early Brad Underwood career with the Fighting Illini. Down by two with around ten seconds to go at Nebraska Monday night, Michael Finke rose up from the wing and knocked down a three pointer to give Illinois a two-point lead. This was going to be somewhat of a relief for the team, which lost a number of close contests in a winless Big Ten […]

  • Snow, slippery roads and excessive cold descend on Chicago-area

    WAUKEGAN, Ill. –January is bringing more cold and snowy weather to the Chicago area. Areas closest to Lake Michigan were getting more snow than places inland. Residents in the far northern suburbs of Lake County were hardest hit. The snow started to taper off by late Tuesday morning. 48 Hour Snowfall totals. https://t.co/qeWFemFI9o pic.twitter.com/71tThqBNGK — NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) January 16, 2018 A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 12 a.m. for Porter County, IN. Plan on lake effect snow […]

  • Snow, icy conditions cause mess on I-94 in NW Indiana

    NORTHWEST INDIANA — All lanes are back open on westbound Interstate 94 after a jackknifed semi. Earlier Tuesday morning, a jackknifed semi was blocking all lanes on WB I-94 at the 29 mile marker. This is the scene Trooper Scherer is at, handling a jackknifed semi I-94 WB 29 MM. Roadway remains blocked. pic.twitter.com/MfaZXgFlEO — Master Trooper Glen Fifield (@ISPLowell2) January 16, 2018 But Indiana State Police report that all lanes are back open — and all other crashes and […]

  • MLK Day celebrations call for public service, challenge divisive political climate

    CHICAGO — As the nation honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., born 89 years ago in 1929, many observed the holiday in Chicago by using their day off to do acts of community service instead. Chicago’s first black mayor Harold Washington actually helped lead the campaign to get Dr. King’s birthday recognized as a federal holiday, saying there was a need for an African American hero. Starting the effort 20 years before he became mayor, […]

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    As Mirotic awaits trade fate, Bulls beat the Heat to win their third-straight game

    CHICAGO – Indeed, No. 44 took the court for the Bulls on Monday. There was an outside chance that he wouldn’t. Before the Bulls’ matinée with the Heat, Mirotic became one of 16 players in the league to be eligible for a trade. Since he’s played so well since his return to the team in December, there was a shot that the forward could go the minute he was available. That didn’t happen. Mirotic was in full uniform at the […]

  • Connor McKnight discusses Bulls and White Sox on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – It can either be something to be excited about or something to dread. That’s rebuilding. Connor McKnight is right now covering two of those teams right now for WLS-AM as the Bulls along with the White Sox are going through a major retooling of their franchise in 2017 and 2018. It makes him the perfect guy to discuss both team’s on Monday’s Sports Feed with Josh Frydman. The Bulls continue to surprise with the play in a matinee […]

  • 3 men shot on South Side, police say

    CHICAGO – Three men were injured after a shooting on the city’s South Side on Monday, according to police. The shooting happened Monday evening near 42nd and Michigan Avenue. The fire department said a 24-year-old was shot in the leg. A 17-year-old was hit in the arm and a 26-year-old was shot in the hand. All of the men are in stable condition. The investigation is ongoing.