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Bears Chairman McCaskey Speaks Out Before Game
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Bears Chairman McCaskey Speaks Out Before Game

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

40 minutes ago
1st Quarter: Lions 7, Bears 0

1st Quarter: Lions 7, Bears 0

The Chicago Bears were looking for a spark at quarterback in handing the reins to Jimmy Clausen, but it hasn't... Read »

5 minutes ago
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 »

2 hours ago
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 »

4 hours ago
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 »

4 hours ago
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 »

1 minute ago
1 Dead, Up to 10 Injured in House Party Shooting

1 Dead, Up to 10 Injured in House Party Shooting

Police responded to a call of shots fired at a large house party in south suburban Calumet City early Sunday... Watch »

2 hours ago
Johnson Shootout Goal Sinks Blackhawks in Columbus

Johnson Shootout Goal Sinks Blackhawks in Columbus

The Chicago Blackhawks got a game-tying goal from Ben Smith in the third period, but it wasn't enough as a Jack... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Report: Sweetener May be Required in Cutler Trade

Report: Sweetener May be Required in Cutler Trade

The Chicago Bears may try to unload Jay Cutler via trade this off-season, but could they have to sweeten the deal... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Hawks Look to Extend Winning Streak vs. Jackets

Hawks Look to Extend Winning Streak vs. Jackets

The Chicago Blackhawks will look to lengthen their winning streak against the Columbus Blue Jackets to 14 games... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Red Light Cameras Cause Increase in Crashes, Study Shows

Red Light Cameras Cause Increase in Crashes, Study Shows

Chicago’s red light camera system increases danger in some intersections instead of safety, according to the results... Watch »

Dec 21, 2014
School District: Students Hacked into Attendance Records

School District: Students Hacked into Attendance Records

A school district in suburban Elgin said students hacked into a district-wide online portal holding students'... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
EEOC: Bank of America Fired Worker Because He Was Blind

EEOC: Bank of America Fired Worker Because He Was Blind

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleged that Bank of America failed to accommodate a visually impaired... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Man Charged in 20-Year-Old Murder Case

Man Charged in 20-Year-Old Murder Case

David Ramirez-Martinez, of Boulder, Colo., was charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a woman in... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Northwestern Says Stolen Laptop Contained Patient Data

Northwestern Says Stolen Laptop Contained Patient Data

Northwestern Memorial Healthcare is warning patients that a laptop stolen from an employee's car may have contained... Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Funeral Held for 15-Year-Old Demario Bailey

Funeral Held for 15-Year-Old Demario Bailey

A funeral was held Saturday morning for 15-year-old Demario Bailey, who was shot to death during an attempted... Watch »

Dec 20, 2014
Mayor's Son Assaulted, Robbed Near Family Home

Mayor's Son Assaulted, Robbed Near Family Home

A spokesperson for Rahm Emanuel says the mayor's son was the victim of an assault and robbery near the family's home... Watch »

Dec 21, 2014
Police Warn of Garage Burglaries on Northwest Side

Police Warn of Garage Burglaries on Northwest Side

Several recent garage burglaries in the Portage Park neighborhood on the Northwest Side have been reported. Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Megabus Departing Chicago Crashes in Indiana

Megabus Departing Chicago Crashes in Indiana

The bus crashed on Interstate 65 in southern Indiana Saturday morning, leaving some passengers injured. Read »

Dec 20, 2014
Obama Only Calls on Female Reporters

Obama Only Calls on Female Reporters

There was a lot said at President Barack Obama’s annual year-end press conference, but it was who he spoke to during... Read »

Dec 19, 2014

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