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  • Comparing Chicago teachers strike to Los Angeles teachers strike

    CHICAGO — People who have grown up in Chicago have become accustomed to the threat of a teachers strike every few years. However, some may be wondering: Do Chicago teachers have it better or worse than their peers in other cities? Teachers strikes are becoming more common. There were 24 of them across the country in 2018, which was the most walkouts on record in a single year. As Chicago teachers are poised to strike on Thursday, WGN took a […]

  • Missing 77-year-old man last seen on South Side located

    CHICAGO – Police have located a missing 77-year-old man last seen on the South Side. The man was last seen Thursday in the vicinity of 8200 S. Carpenter Street, but has been located by Chicago police.  

  • Police board votes to fire Robert Rialmo for fatal shooting of Quintonio LeGrier, Bettie Jones

    CHICAGO — The Chicago Police Board voted Thursday to fire a Chicago police officer who shot and killed two people in 2015. The board unanimously approved firing Robert Rialmo for the Dec. 26, 2015 shooting death of Bettie Jones, 55, and Quintonio LeGrier, 19, during a domestic disturbance call. The board said Rialmo should have known better and said his actions were inconsistent with his training. At the time of the shooting, Rialmo and his partner had answered a 911 […]

  • ‘Too early to say’: Classes canceled Friday as CTU strike continues

    CHICAGO — Thursday was the first day of the Chicago Teachers Union strike, and thousands of teachers marched through the Loop after a rally outside of Chicago Public Schools headquarters. About 25,000 Chicago Public School teachers hit the picket line at 6:30 a.m. after rejecting the district’s contract proposal Wednesday evening. This is the first time CPS teachers have gone on strike since 2012. Chicago is the nation’s third largest school district. Classes will be canceled Friday as the CTU […]

  • If he returns Sunday, Mitchell Trubisky faces the challenge of turning around the Bears’ offense

    LAKE FOREST – While he’s been out of the lineup and on the bye week, he’s had plenty to think about when it comes to the start of his third NFL season. It hasn’t been pretty a lot of the times for Mitchell Trubisky, who hasn’t been able to turn a corner in the second year of Matt Nagy’s offense. He’s got just three touchdown passes on the season, with all of them coming in his third game, with two […]

  • The Amway AFCA Coaches’ National Championship Trophy makes a stop on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – There are a few pieces of hardware that every single college football player aspires to have at the end of the given season. One of those made a visit to the Sports Feed studios on Thursday night. That’s the AFCA National Championship Trophy presented by Amway, which is making it’s way to Evanston for the Northwestern-Ohio State game on Friday evening. John Kloosterman of Amway joined Josh Frydman on the show to discuss the trophy on the program, […]

  • The Chicago Red Stars preview their NWSL playoff game on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – There will be some postseason competition this weekend in the Windy City this weekend, and it’s becoming a yearly tradition. For a fifth-consecutive season, the Chicago Red Stars have qualified for the four-team playoff for the NWSL title, and will play Portland at 2:30 PM at SeatGeek Stadium on Sunday. They’ll be looking to win their first playoff game in league history and punch their ticket to the league championship on October 27th in Cary, North Carolina. To […]

  • Madeline Kenney discusses a number of Chicago sports topics on Sports Feed

    CHICAGO – As part of her role for the Chicago Sun Times, Madeline Kenney covers a number of different sports over a few different seasons. So on Thursday, the conversation with the reporter is usually wide-ranging, and that was the case during her most recent appearance on the show with Josh Frydman. They discussed Chicago’s baseball teams as they continue their offseason while the Bears continue to look for consistency in their 2019 season. She discussed the Bulls along with […]

  • A pair of White Sox players are nominated for MLBPA awards

    CHICAGO – In a perfect world, these two players will be in the midst of a playoff run next October. That’s the hope for Lucas Giolito and Eloy Jimenez as the White Sox approach the 2020 season with the hope of competing for a postseason spot for the first time since their rebuild began in 2017. But for now, the pitcher and outfielder will have to settle with some award nominations from their peers or their performances in 2019. The […]

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    Luol Deng retires as a member of the Bulls

    CHICAGO – The best days of his 15-year NBA career were spent in the Windy City, and Luol Deng wanted to make sure that it ended where it began. On Thursday, the forward officially retired from the league, doing so by signing a ceremonial one-day contract with the team at the Advocate Center. OFFICIAL: @LuolDeng9 to retire as a Chicago Bull. More: — Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) October 17, 2019 The Bulls posted a picture of Deng signing the contract in […]

  • Wilmington man dies of hypothermia after falling into creek

    WILMINGTON, Ill. – A 67-year-old old man was found dead Wednesday in a creek from hypothermia exposure, police said. Officers were called to the 1500 block of Charlotte Street Wednesday evening to check on a vehicle that has run off the road next to Deer Creek. When they arrived, officers found a 2005 GMC SUV unoccupied at the dead end of Charlotte Street, resting against a concrete bridge support. Police said the vehicle was closed with no keys in it. […]

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