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Seahawks Blow Out Bears 34-6
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Seahawks Blow Out Bears 34-6

The Seattle Seahawks showed that they are the defending Super Bowl champions for a reason, blowing out the Chicago Bears by a 34-6 margin on Friday night. Read »

Aug 23, 2014
Boy, 3, Shot on Chicago's West Side

Boy, 3, Shot on Chicago's West Side

A 3-year-old boy was shot on Chicago's West Side Friday night, according to authorities. Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Chief Keef Wanted on Warrant After Missing DUI Court Hearing

Chief Keef Wanted on Warrant After Missing DUI Court Hearing

Chicago rapper Chief Keef missed a court hearing Friday for a municipal traffic ticket for driving under... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
What Jackie Robinson West Did on Their Day Off

What Jackie Robinson West Did on Their Day Off

8/22/2014: Chicago's Jackie Robinson West will play in the U.S. title game at the Little League World Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Cutler to Donate $15K to Jackie Robinson West

Cutler to Donate $15K to Jackie Robinson West

Jay Cutler is joining the thousands of supporters for Chicago's Jackie Robinson West All-Stars. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Prosecutors Describe Nightmare for Harvey Hostages

Prosecutors Describe Nightmare for Harvey Hostages

Days after a robbery attempt in suburban Harvey turned into a 21-hour hostage situation, prosecutors and... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Arrieta Leads Cubs Past Orioles

Arrieta Leads Cubs Past Orioles

Jake Arrieta shut down his former team, holding Baltimore to four hits in seven innings and Javier Baez... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Archdiocese Throws Cold Water on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Archdiocese Throws Cold Water on ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Despite the huge popularity of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, the Archdiocese of Chicago is asking its schools to be... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Cardinal George Participates in Clinical Trial of New Cancer Drug

Cardinal George Participates in Clinical Trial of New Cancer Drug

As Cardinal Francis George continues to battle his third bout with cancer, the Archdiocese of Chicago announced the... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Almanac Predicts

Almanac Predicts "Colder Than Normal" Winter for Chicago

Enjoy the heat while you can Chicago, because this year's winter is forecast to be brutal. Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Bears vs. Seahawks: 5 Players to Watch

Bears vs. Seahawks: 5 Players to Watch

The Chicago Bears may not be trying to dethrone the defending champions on Friday night, but for these five players,... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
United Flight to Chicago Makes Emergency Landing

United Flight to Chicago Makes Emergency Landing

A United Express flight from St. Louis to Chicago made an emergency landing in Peoria after the cabin lost... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
2.2 Million Bean Bag Chairs Recalled After Deaths

2.2 Million Bean Bag Chairs Recalled After Deaths

About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, crawled inside and... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Karen Lewis Stops Dropping Rahm's Name in Public

Karen Lewis Stops Dropping Rahm's Name in Public

Karen Lewis is getting serious about running for mayor. At an event in Little Village last night, the fiery Chicago... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Blackhawks Logo Named Best in NHL

Blackhawks Logo Named Best in NHL

The Chicago Blackhawks' logo is one of the most lauded in pro sports, but it was handed another accolade on... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Report Finds IDOT Broke Hiring Rules For Years

Report Finds IDOT Broke Hiring Rules For Years

Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration not only failed to rein-in political hiring at the Illinois Department... Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Bears to Watch on Friday

Bears to Watch on Friday

8/22/14: Peggy Kusinski previews the Bears vs. Seattle preseason game on Friday night. Watch »

Aug 22, 2014
Chicago Triathlon Kicks Off Saturday

Chicago Triathlon Kicks Off Saturday

Pro triathletes will battle for their share of a $40,000 prize: Mens and women's top performers will grab as much as... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Deere to Lay Off About 460 From Iowa Tractor Plant

Deere to Lay Off About 460 From Iowa Tractor Plant

Agricultural equipment maker Deere is laying off about 460 employees indefinitely from an Iowa tractor factory as it... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
Seahawks to Provide Much Needed Test

Seahawks to Provide Much Needed Test

In this Friday edition of Bears Bites, we take a look at how the Seattle Seahawks' defense will attack the... Read »

Aug 22, 2014
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