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  • Players in the PepsiCo Showdown discuss their latest fundraising effort on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – It’s become somewhat of a tradition to have the players from the PepsiCo Showdown on Sports Feed. Paired with Buddy’s Helpers, the soccer players have made their mark in the community for a number of philanthropic efforts which have been honored during the program on CLTV. Tuesday was another one of those opportunities. Josh Frydman welcomed in a number of players to talk about their new fundraiser in conjunction with Crossfit to raise money for children who’ve suffered […]

  • #FeedonThis: A revealing look at Jay

    CHICAGO – Revealing interviews or pictures weren’t really Jay Cutler’s thing when he was the quarterback of the Bears. But now that he’s left, it appears he’s a bit more liberated – or at least he is on his wife’s Instagram. On Tuesday Kristin Cavallari posted a picture of a naked Cutler from the back while the couple is on vacation. It became the talk of sports social media and was apart of Social Fodder on Sports Feed. Josh Frydman’s […]

  • Oswego girl, 10, returns to neonatal unit to share gifts, goodwill with newborns

    AURORA, Ill — A Oswego girl who spent the first days of her life in the intensive care unit of a hospital has returned more than a decade later to show her appreciation. It was a happy homecoming for 10-year-old Olivia-Bailey Powell. The 5th grader was all smiles today as she brought in a box of gifts for families in the neonatal unit of Rush-Copley Medical Center. Olivia and members of her church helped collect clothes and stuffed animals for […]

  • Cold and rainy until the weekend

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  • DePaul University student shot during attempted robbery near campus

    CHICAGO — A DePaul University student was shot during a robbery attempt near campus overnight. It is the fourth time since January a DePaul student has been robbed at gun point. The latest was a freshman shot in the leg as he tried to run away. An 18-year-old man tells police he was walking in the 1100 block of Lill. just before midnight last night when two men with a gun tried to rob him. He tried to escape and started […]

  • White Sox trade outfielder Peter Bourjos to the Rays

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – A chance for an outfielder to make his homecoming with the White Sox won’t happen after all. After joining the team this past offseason, Park Ridge native Peter Bourjos’ stay with the team was short as he was traded today to the Tampa Bay Rays for a player to be named later or cash considerations. He joined the team as a free agent back on January 30th after spending the 2016 season with the Phillies. The 29-year […]

  • Cubs release fan favorite Munenori Kawasaki

    MESA, Ariz.  – His loss won’t be felt in the field as much, but his contributions to the Cubs’ clubhouse will be missed along with the antics that made him a fan favorite. On Tuesday, the Cubs released infielder Munenori Kawasaki after one year with the franchise. Kawasaki played in just 14 games with the Cubs last season, getting seven hits in 21 at-bats in 2016. He was left off the playoff roster but was in the dugout with the team […]

  • Police search for suspect in Naperville nail salon robbery

    NAPERVILLE, Ill. — Police are looking for a man who held up a nail salon in Naperville on Saturday. The gunman burst in to the US Nails Salon on East Ogden around 6:30 p.m. Police say the suspect is believed to be in his 20’s.  He was dressed all in white and armed with a semi-automatic handgun when he terrorized a worker and two customers. An employee told the Tribune that the gunman ordered everyone to move to the back of […]

  • Police investigating 2nd shooting on Eisenhower Expressway in 10 hours

    CHICAGO — A shooting shut down much of the inbound Eisenhower Expressway overnight. State police say someone in one car shot at another car, and forced it off the road and onto the embankment at 17th Avenue. The driver of the second car suffered no gunshot wounds. Investigators spent four hours searching the expressway for shells, and found several. The shooter drove away. Police are trying to get a description of his car. It was the second shooting on the Eisenhower […]

  • ICE agent shot unarmed Chicago man as he opened door, lawyer says

    CHICAGO — A federal immigration agent shot an unarmed man for no apparent reason as the man answered the door at his Chicago home, a lawyer for the wounded man said. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said the special agent was attempting to arrest someone Monday morning when a second person pointed a weapon at agents. ICE officials said the special agent fired his weapon, wounding the second person. But attorney Thomas Hallock told reporters Monday that he heard a […]

  • Tom Skilling on Climate Change

    Trump to dramatically change US approach to climate change in executive order

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will sign a sweeping executive order Tuesday at the Environmental Protection Agency, which looks to curb the federal government’s enforcement of climate regulations by putting American jobs above addressing climate change. The order represents a clear difference between how Trump and former President Barack Obama view the role the United States plays in combating climate change, and dramatically alters the government’s approach to rising sea levels and temperatures — two impacts of climate change. A […]