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  • Campaign funds for governor race expected to shatter records

    CHICAGO — With just nine weeks before the primary, candidates for Illinois governor have been showing up at more and more forums to talk to voters. Fundraising in the race for Illinois governor is on pace to shatter records. In the final months of last year, Democrat J.B. Pritzker raked in $21 million, leaving his campaign with $7.8 million in the bank. Chris Kennedy and Daniel Biss both raised a little over a million dollars. But Kennedy started the year with […]

  • While much closer this time, the Bulls still can’t upend the Warriors

    CHICAGO – The last time they played, the statistics were a bit staggering. That’s just how bad the Bulls were back on November 24th. At one point Fred Hoiberg’s team was tied at 40 with the Warriors at Oracle Arena – and it didn’t go so well after that. Outscored 103-54 to end the game, the Bulls were saddled with an embarrassing 49-point loss to the defending champions that was arguably the lowlight of their ten-game losing streak. Oh, and […]

  • Bastian Schweinsteiger will return to the Chicago Fire in 2018

    CHICAGO – Last spring, it was his signing that signaled the start of a new era of Major League Soccer in the Windy City. Now Bastian Schweinsteiger is going to get another chance to show his skills to Chicago’s soccer fanbase. The German star will be back with the Fire for the 2018 season after the team re-signed the midfielder to a one year contract as the franchise’s Designated Player. “I am very happy to re-sign with the Chicago Fire, […]

  • Greg Gabriel discusses the Bears’ future under Matt Nagy on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – It’s been eight days since the Bears made their decision on the 16th head coach in franchise history. For the most part, the reviews of Matt Nagy have been positive, especially with his offensive success in Kansas City in 2017. Now that his staff is continuing to take shape, some are beginning to envision what the new coach might be able to do in 2018. On top of that, the questions about possible free agent acquisitions has started […]

  • Sean Sears discusses the Cubs as the get closer to Spring Training on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – When you’re just 14 months removed from a World Series title and three months from another trip to the NLCS, the Cubs are never far from fan’s minds even in the dead of Winter. But now that the team’s convention is over, the attention has really build up for the team as Spring Training draws closer and closer. Plus the fans and the team are still waiting to see if they’ll be able to acquire one more headline […]

  • 14 students hospitalized after possibly eating laced candy in Humboldt Park

    CHICAGO —  Several grade school students in Humboldt Park became sick Tuesday, possibly from eating candy laced with marijuana. 14 Lowell Elementary students were taken to hospitals Wednesday morning. Chicago Public Schools says this was just a precaution and all of the affected students are in good condition. Doctors told one mother it appeared her daughter unwittingly ate candy from a fellow student, which was laced with marijuana. CPS says the entire matter is under investigation. Chicago Public Schools released […]

  • 2nd lawsuit filed claiming sexual abuse at Elgin Mental Health Center

    ELGIN, Ill. — A second lawsuit was filed in federal court Wednesday by another former patient at the Elgin Mental Health Center claiming he, too, was sexually abused by a social worker there. The charges follow similar ones from November that claim Benhadin Hurt, a 24-year-old Aurora man was kept at the center much longer than needed, so that the sexual abuse could continue with the man. Hurt, who has schizophrenia, was sent to the Elgin Mental Health Center (EMHC) after […]

  • Officers from across US in Chicago for crime-fighting conference

    CHICAGO — Police leaders and prosecutors from 22 cities are in Chicago today to get some advice from the Chicago Police Department. Crime fighters from across the country are at the University of Chicago Crime Lab for a 2-day conference. They’ll be taking field trips to see the technology and meet the people that have helped Chicago reduce its gun violence over the past year. Over the last few years Chicago has become the poster child for gun violence. Homicides […]

  • 17 sent to hospitals after hazmat situation at meat packing plant

    CHICAGO — Emergency crews were called to the scene of a hazmat situation at a meat packing plant, The Chicago Meat Authority at 1120 W. 47th Place  Wednesday morning. Chicago fire officials say 17 people were transported to area hospitals. One person refused transport. The morning scare was due to a  mechanical failure in the refrigeration process. Workers were complaining of respiratory problems and in some cases, even heart pain. Fire officials say there was a carbon dioxide leak at the […]

  • Illinois GOP Rep. Kinzinger: Durbin should have confronted Trump over comments

    WASHINGTON — Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger, a Republican, is calling out Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, a Democrat, for the way he handled the President’s use of vulgar language last week. Kinzinger did say he condemned the language, saying those are not the words of a president. “Now in terms of the language, look, the story has been going on for a week in terms of what the President did or didn’t say,” Kinzinger said in an interview with WGN Morning […]

  • Kyle Schwarber & Cubs react to the incredible Vikings-Saints finish

    CHICAGO – There is no doubt that professional athletes in one sport are paying attention to the happenings in another. That was the case for a Cubs player on Sunday, and it brought back some great memories. What?!?! — Kyle Schwarber (@kschwarb12) January 15, 2018 That was outfielder Kyle Schwarber’s reaction to Case Keenum’s last second 61-yard touchdown pass to Stephon Diggs that gave the Vikings a dramatic 29-24 win over the Saints in the NFC Divisional Playoff Sunday night […]