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Harold Baines: JRW Could Inspire Youth Baseball Revival

Harold Baines: JRW Could Inspire Youth Baseball Revival

White Sox Hitting Coach Harold Baines talks to NBC5's Peggy Kusinski about how the Jackie Robinson West... Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Quinn's Staffer Resigns Amid IDOT Controversy

Quinn's Staffer Resigns Amid IDOT Controversy

Gov. Pat Quinn's deputy chief of staff is stepping down amid controversy over allegedly improper patronage... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Grizzly Detail's NFL Preview: NFC South

Grizzly Detail's NFL Preview: NFC South

Grizzly Detail continues its NFL preview today with our look at the NFC South. The New Orleans Saints are locked and... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
JRW Players Honored at Millennium Park

JRW Players Honored at Millennium Park

The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars are introduced individually at a Millennium Park rally as the crowd cheers... Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Chance the Rapper on JRW:

Chance the Rapper on JRW: "They Are Our Champions"

Chance the Rapper introduced Jackie Robinson West at Millennium Park following the team's parade. Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Confetti Rains Down on JRW

Confetti Rains Down on JRW

The celebration at Millennium Park ended with players from the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars being showered... Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
JRW Takes the Stage at Millennium Park

JRW Takes the Stage at Millennium Park

Jackie Robinson West players take the stage at a Millennium Park rally following their Chicago parade. Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Theo Epstein: Cubs Inspired by JRW

Theo Epstein: Cubs Inspired by JRW

Theo Epstein talks about how the Chicago Cubs were inspired by Jackie Robinson West. Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Pierce Jones:

Pierce Jones: "We Love You"

Pierce Jones thanks Chicago fans at the Jackie Robinson West rally at Millennium Park Wednesday, Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Williams:

Williams: "It's Been A While Since We've Had Anything to...

Kenny Williams speaks at Jackie Robinson West Parade rally at Millennium Park. Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Oak Lawn Woman is Cook County's First Case of West Nile

Oak Lawn Woman is Cook County's First Case of West Nile

Health officials said mosquito pools in 61 communities, as well as three dead birds, have tested positive for... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Rahm Emanuel vs. Karen Lewis: Analyzing Their Twitter Followers

Rahm Emanuel vs. Karen Lewis: Analyzing Their Twitter Followers

Last week we analyzed the demographics of those following Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn and his Republican rival... Read »

Aug 27, 2014

Your JRW Pics

We asked you to send messages of congratulations to the championship Jackie Robinson West Little League Team. Here's View »

Aug 28, 2014
Players Wave to Cheering Fans

Players Wave to Cheering Fans

Players pass by excited fans in the Jackie Robinson West Parade Wednesday. Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Trolley View: Fans Cheer at JRW Parade

Trolley View: Fans Cheer at JRW Parade

Trolley cameras capture what players see during the Jackie Robinson West Parade as they pass by the thousands... Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Chicago Guitarist Charged With DUI in Fatal Crash

Chicago Guitarist Charged With DUI in Fatal Crash

Sean Patrick Riley's Blood Alcohol Concentration measured .161 -- twice the state's legal limit -- six hours... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
JRW Coach:

JRW Coach: "It Was Bananas"

Jackie Robinson West Coach Darold Butler speaks at the parade rally Wednesday. Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Students Charged After Flashing Pellet Gun in School

Students Charged After Flashing Pellet Gun in School

Elgin High School was put into emergency status for about 15 minutes because a student had been seen with a... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Fans Sing as Players Arrive at Jackie Robinson Park

Fans Sing as Players Arrive at Jackie Robinson Park

Fans sing at Jackie Robinson Park as players take the field. Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Quinn Declares JRW Championship Day

Quinn Declares JRW Championship Day

Gov. Pat Quinn declared Wednesday Jackie Robinson West Championship Day at the JRW Parade rally. Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
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