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  • Chinese communities in Chicago targeted by financial scammers

    CHICAGO — Police are warning people in Chicago’s Chinese communities to be aware of a new financial scam. Here’s how it works: A potential victim will receive a call from someone pretending to be with the Chinese Consulate in Chicago. The caller accuses the victim of being involved in criminal activity — and then insists the victim provides personal information to avoid any trouble. At that point, police said, the caller instructs the victim to wire all of his or […]

  • Morton Arboretum gets giant troll statues

    LISLE, Ill. — A Danish artist has built six giant troll statues scattered throughout an outdoor museum in a Chicago suburb. Thomas Dambo’s “Troll Hunt” at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle was inspired by Scandinavian folklore and his love of the wilderness. Dambo arrived for an artist residency in April after crafting other art projects in Korea and Mexico. More than 60 volunteers helped construct the up to 20-foot-tall statues on-site out of reclaimed and recycled wood, mostly from trees […]

  • The Bulls take Wendell Carter Jr., Chandler Hutchison in the first round of the NBA Draft

    CHICAGO – If the Bulls have hopes to one day contend for an NBA Championship again, Thursday figured to be a critical day in that process. With two picks in the first round – the 7th and 22nd selections – John Paxson had a chance to accelerate the team’s rebuild with the addition of a pair of young players. The question, of course, is what the Bulls would do to make that happen. Would they go with a versatile forward […]

  • Blackhawks emergency goalie Scott Foster gets his moment at the NHL Awards

    LAS VEGAS – When all was said and done with the 2017-2018 Chicago Blackhawks season, the greatest moment may have been a couple of minutes from a goalie who was on the roster for a single night.   Adult league goalie Scott Foster, who played a game at Johnny’s Icehouse on March 28th, suddenly found himself thrust into action as the emergency goaltender following injuries to Anton Forsburg and Collin Delia. He took over with 14:01 to go in the […]

  • Blackhawks announce their full 2018-2019 schedule

    CHICAGO – Some of the drama was out of Thursday’s announcement since the team already knew the day they’d open the season along with their home opener at the United Center. But there are still 80 other games on the slate, some with more meaning to fans than others, that had to be announced. That happened on Thursday, as fans got to take a look at the entire 2018-2019 schedule for the Chicago Blackhawks. The Full Slate: The @NHLBlackhawks announce […]

  • Eloy Jimenez moved up to Triple-A as part of the White Sox minor league promotions

    CHICAGO – A few weeks back, Rick Hahn all but ruled out a two-level jump for one of the White Sox biggest prospects. That might be viewed as a disappointment, since Eloy Jimenez’s incredible play has been one of the franchise highlights in 2018. But the talented outfielder did take one more step closer to the majors on Thursday. Among a flurry of promotions in their minor league system was the moving of Jimenez up to Triple-A Charlotte, continuing the […]

  • Cody Westerlund previews the Bulls’ 2018 NBA Draft on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – As far as the rebuild goes, this is a big one. With two picks in the first round, John Paxson has a chance to accelerate his team’s rebuild with the seventh and 22nd pick, or possible moving them both to move up in the selections. Either way, it’s a rare opportunity for the Bulls as they attempt to return to relevancy sooner than later. Cody Westerlund of 670 The Score has been following the lead-up to the draft […]

  • Arthur Arkush discusses the Bears in a year of change on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – All is quiet on the Bears’ front as the team is in the middle of their six-week break between the end of mandatory mini-camp and training camp. It’s not only a chance for the players to rest, but also a shot for fans and media to take a look at the many changes made to the team. From Matt Nagy as head coach to the offensive scheme to some of the new players on that side of the […]

  • Man charged with raping, robbing woman on Far South Side

    CHICAGO — An 18-year-old man has been charged with raping and robbing a woman at gunpoint on the Far South Side. Police said Michael Eldridge, 18, turned himself in Wednesday evening after the Chicago Police Department released surveillance photos of Eldridge earlier that day. According to authorities, a 21-year-old woman was sitting in her car in the 10100 block of South Parnell Avenue about 11:20 p.m. June 9 when an armed man entered the vehicle and forced the woman to […]

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    White Sox game postponed; team to play doubleheader Friday

    CHICAGO — After a rough seven-game losing streak the past week, which included a three-game sweep in Cleveland, the White Sox were hoping for a chance to snap out of their losing ways on Thursday night. Now they’ll have to wait till Friday. A forecast for rain at Guaranteed Rate Field has postponed Thursday’s game with the Athletics to Friday, where the teams will play a straight doubleheader starting at 3:10 p.m. Fans who have tickets for the game may […]

  • First day of summer brings heavy rain, flood warnings for Chicago area

    CHICAGO — The first day of summer has brought heavy rain, storms and flooding to much of the Chicago area. An inch or more rainfall will cause minor flooding of low-lying flood-prone areas and some rivers streams that were near bankfull this morning. The Flood Watch for a good portion of the Chicago area (dark-green-shaded area on the headlined map) will continue in effect until late morning Friday. Addition waves of showers/thunderstorms are expected to occur over our area later […]