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Report: Young Tears Achilles vs. Lions
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Report: Young Tears Achilles vs. Lions

The Chicago Bears only have one game left in their 2014 season, but they'll play it without the guy who is arguably their defensive MVP as Willie Young reportedly tore his left Achilles tendon against the Detroit Lions. Read »

58 minutes ago
Model Railroad Helps Boy With Asperger Syndrome

Model Railroad Helps Boy With Asperger Syndrome

Andrew Gray, 12, of McHenry didn't begin talking until age 4. Now he's got a hobby that forces him to talk. And talk Read »

2 hours ago
Quinn Departs for Maryland to Visit Soldiers

Quinn Departs for Maryland to Visit Soldiers

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn on Sunday departed for his annual holiday trip to deliver Christmas cards to wounded... Read »

3 hours ago
Demonstration Closes Lakeview Intersection

Demonstration Closes Lakeview Intersection

Protesters gathered at Clark and Belmont, chanting for peace and justice for Michael Brown. Watch »

2 hours ago
Damen Blue Line Station Reopens

Damen Blue Line Station Reopens

To celebrate the re-opening, several nearby businesses planned to offer "welcome back" incentives to... Watch »

4 hours ago
Fatal Wrong-Way Crash Closes Portion of LSD

Fatal Wrong-Way Crash Closes Portion of LSD

Authorities said a driver was heading south in the northbound lanes of the 3900 block of South Lake Shore Drive... Watch »

3 hours ago
2 Children, 2 Adults Shot Dead in Rockford Home

2 Children, 2 Adults Shot Dead in Rockford Home

Four people, including two children, were shot dead in a residence in Rockford, Ill., Saturday night after the... Read »

Dec 21, 2014
Kane Leads 'Hawks to Win Over Toronto

Kane Leads 'Hawks to Win Over Toronto

The Chicago Blackhawks were playing with heavy hearts on Sunday night, but they stayed strong and came out of the... Read »

Dec 21, 2014
Girl, 14, Shot in Kenwood

Girl, 14, Shot in Kenwood

The girl was shot in the leg Sunday afternoon in the South Side Kenwood neighborhood. Read »

Dec 21, 2014
CPD Foundation Visits Family of Fallen Officers

CPD Foundation Visits Family of Fallen Officers

The Chicago Police Memorial Foundation traveled by motorcade on Sunday with Santa, Mrs. Watch »

Dec 21, 2014
Band Gives Up on Cutler in Music Video

Band Gives Up on Cutler in Music Video

Disappointed Bears fans can now find solace in music as a local band has written a song exposing many fans' feelings... Read »

Dec 21, 2014
Overnight Closures on Dan Ryan Extended to Tuesday

Overnight Closures on Dan Ryan Extended to Tuesday

The closures will take place between 11:59 p.m. Sunday and 5 a.m. Monday and between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. Tuesday, IDOT Read »

Dec 21, 2014
Man Charged with Robbery of Loop Convenience Store

Man Charged with Robbery of Loop Convenience Store

Ardamis Simms, 35, was charged with the armed robbery of a convenience store in the 100 block of N. Franklin Ave. on Read »

Dec 21, 2014
No Bond for Man Charged in 20-Year-Old Murder Case

No Bond for Man Charged in 20-Year-Old Murder Case

David Ramirez-Martinez was ordered held without bond after being charged with murdering a woman in Lake View more... Read »

Dec 21, 2014
Bears Chairman: Season

Bears Chairman: Season "Out of the Ordinary"

George McCaskey spoke exclusively to NBC 5's Peggy Kusinski before Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions. Read »

Dec 21, 2014
Lions Knock Off Bears 20-14

Lions Knock Off Bears 20-14

Jimmy Clausen threw two touchdown passes, but it wasn't enough as a late touchdown for Joique Bell led the Detroit... Read »

Dec 21, 2014
Could Cutler Land with Titans After the Season?

Could Cutler Land with Titans After the Season?

The Chicago Bears could be looking to trade Jay Cutler after the season, and if reports are to be believed, the... Read »

Dec 21, 2014
Driver Shot on Stevenson Expressway

Driver Shot on Stevenson Expressway

The victim was shot while driving southbound on the Stevenson Expressway before crashing into a light pole. Read »

Dec 21, 2014
Bond Set for Suburban Brothers Charged with Child Pornography

Bond Set for Suburban Brothers Charged with Child Pornography

Andrew Castro, 26, faces up to 30 years in prison and Levi Castro, 29, faces three to seven years in prison after... Read »

Dec 21, 2014
2 Dead, 1 Hurt in Fiery South Loop Crash

2 Dead, 1 Hurt in Fiery South Loop Crash

The single-vehicle crash happened early Sunday morning when an SUV struck a light pole and burst into flames. Read »

Dec 21, 2014

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