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  • Cubs show off their ‘Anchorman’ style before their West Coast road trip

    CHICAGO – It was only a matter of time before something like this would happen again. Just like before, it was all about fashion. Per the edict of manager Joe Maddon, the Cubs dressed for their road trip to Los Angeles in outfits similar to the ones worn for the “Anchorman” movies released in 2004 and 2013. After the team’s 5-1 win over the Giants, they walked out to the busses wearing their best 70’s attire. They’ll wear this on […]

  • Camron Smith talks Bulls and NBA Playoffs on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – At the moment, Bulls fans could only dream about seeing their team in action on Memorial Day. That’s reserved for the final four teams in the NBA each year although only three remain alive in the playoffs at the moment and could be down to two by the end of Thursday. As the Cavaliers and the Warriors likely will meet in the NBA Finals, the Bulls are working their way through a complicated roster situation. Jimmy Butler could […]

  • Tollway board OKs $25M study for Route 53 extension plan

    DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. –The Illinois Tollway board has approved spending $25 million on an environmental impact study for the controversial, decades-long proposal to extended Illinois Route 53 into Lake County. The proposal calls for a 12-mile extension of Illinois Route 53 from Long Grove to Grayslake, and another 12 miles on an Illinois Route 120 bypass the connects to the Tri-State Tollway. Several business, labor organizations, elected officials and municipalities spoke out in favor of the 24-mile project and the jobs […]

  • Nurses file lawsuit over Delnor Hospital hostage standoff

    CHICAGO — Two nurses who were held hostage by a jail inmate earlier this month at Delnor Hospital in Geneva have filed a federal lawsuit against the Kane County Sheriff’s Office and the guard who was supposed to be keeping watch. Lawyers for these nurses say contrary to previous media reports, the nurses who were held hostage that day were hurt — one was beaten, tortured and even raped. On May 13, Tywon Salters stole a gun from the officer […]

  • Chicago only major city with declining population

    CHICAGO — Chicago is still the third largest city in the country, but the city is losing people faster than any other major city. Newly released census data shows the city lost more than 8,000 residents last year. That’s nearly double the decline from the year before. The data also shows Chicago is the only city among the nation’s 20 largest to lose residents in 2016. The population of Illinois also fell by more than any other state in 2016. […]

  • Several armed robberies reported in Lincoln Park

    CHICAGO – Police are searching for four suspects in a several armed robberies on Chicago’s North Side. Police say the suspects approach the victims, produce a handgun, and forcibly demanded items. The suspects threaten to shoot the victims if they didn’t comply. The robberies occurred in the following locations and times. 2300 block of North Halsted St., Monday, May 22, 2017 between 10:15-10:30pm. 600 block of West Webster Ave., Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10:15pm. 700 block of West Dickens […]

  • Parents sue school, police over Naperville teen’s suicide

    NAPERVILLE, Ill. — Naperville school officials and police are being sued by the parents of a teenager who committed suicide. Corey Walgren was a junior at Naperville North High School. He was called into the dean’s office Jan. 11, and interrogated about an allegation that he had a cellphone video of himself having sex with a female classmate. The video turned out to have no identifiable images. Walgren’s parents claim the dean and a Naperville police officer threatened to put Corey […]

  • TSA tests beefed up security measures for carry-ons

    TSA is testing enhanced security measures on carry-ons. The new procedures would require agents to remove more items for sceening. The agency says passengers are cramming so much stuff into their carry-ons, that agents ave a hard time spotting signs of explosives. Passengers already have to remove their laptops for testing.  Now they’ll have to remove anything larger than a cell phone for screening. They’re testing the new measures at ten airports around the country

  • Butcher fights off carjackers with pocket knife; 3 teens arrested

    CHICAGO — Three teens are under arrest after trying to carjack an elderly man on the Southwest Side Tuesday night. 70-year-old Raul Sanchez was sitting in his car with the window down just before midnight in the 2900 block of West 59th street. The three teenagers walked up to his car, punched him in the face and pulled him out of the car. One teen was armed with a gun. Sanchez fought with one of the suspects and then stabbed […]

  • The Cubs’ newest road trip theme? ‘Anchorman’

    CHICAGO – Sitting in front of the media on Wednesday afternoon, the Cubs announced they would take after some reporters for the next road trip. To be specific, they’re actually going to be wearing the same outfits as some fictional on-air personalities from nearly four decades ago. It’s the way that Joe Maddon wants his group to “Stay Classy” on their latest themed road trip to California. Before the Cubs’ 5-4 victory at Wrigley Field over the Giants, Joe Maddon announced […]

  • 53-year-old woman shot to death in apparent road rage incident in suburbs

    SCHILLER PARK, Ill. – Police are looking for suspects tonight after an apparent case of road rage in Schiller Park that left a woman dead and a man wounded. Police say the incident happened just before noon in the 9500 block of Lawrence Ave around noon Wednesday. At least five shots were fired apparently from another car into the victims’ Honda. The Honda, which has New York plates crashed into a tree. The 53-year-old woman behind the wheel was pronounced […]