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Bears Roster Begins to Take Shape as Cuts Roll In

Bears Roster Begins to Take Shape as Cuts Roll In

The Chicago Bears have until Saturday afternoon to trim their roster down to 53 players, and Grizzly Detail is keeping you updated on which players are staying, and which ware leaving.

Joliet Woman Found Guilty in Brutal Double Murder

Joliet Woman Found Guilty in Brutal Double Murder

A Will County judge has found Bethany McKee, one of four suspects in the brutal murder of two men in Joliet, guilty of first-degree murder.

15 Injured in Bus Accident Near O'Hare Airport

15 Injured in Bus Accident Near O'Hare Airport

At least 15 people were injured when a shuttle bus crashed on Interstate 190 near O'Hare Airport Friday morning, blocking traffic and forcing some travelers to walk to the airport heading into one of the busiest...

Fire Chief Details Multiple Injuries in O'Hare Bus Crash

Fire Chief Details Multiple Injuries in O'Hare Bus Crash

Fire Chief Timothy Sampey provides the latest on a shuttle bus crash near O'Hare Airport. The bus crashed into a median around 6:30 a.m. just before Terminal 1.

Labor Day Weekend Travelers to Hit Chicago-Area Roads, Airports

Labor Day Weekend Travelers to Hit Chicago-Area Roads, Airports

Millions of people are expected to hit the roads and the sky to travel for Labor Day weekend.

California Drought Spurs New Look at "Cash for Grass" Programs

California Drought Spurs New Look at "Cash for Grass" Programs

Daniel and Joanne Azarnoff had the quintessential, grassy green lawn outside their house in the San Francisco Bay area -- until this bone-dry summer. With water regulators' help, they ripped up turf and replaced...