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The Chicago Bears could be looking to trade Jay Cutler after the season, and if reports are to be believed, the Tennessee Titans could be a prime candidate to land the quarterback.

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<![CDATA[Leaders Across U.S. Mourn Officers Killed in Brooklyn]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:14:37 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP854506726768.jpg
Police departments and civic leaders across the United States mourned publicly after two New York police officers were killed in cold blood on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[1 Dead, Up to 10 Injured in House Party Shooting]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:19:42 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/dewayne+purnell.jpg
Police responded to a call of shots fired at a large house party in south suburban Calumet City early Sunday morning. A 19-year-old victim has died, and up to 10 others were injured and taken to hospitals.]]>
<![CDATA[Hawks Look to Extend Winning Streak vs. Jackets]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:08:55 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/484439389.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks will look to lengthen their winning streak against the Columbus Blue Jackets to 14 games on Saturday night as the two teams tangle at Nationwide Arena.

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<![CDATA[Girl Left at Shopping Center: PD]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:10:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/214*120/Audrey-missing.jpg
A three-year-old girl was left at the Grove shopping center in Los Angeles Saturday, and police are asking for the public's help in finding her parents or guardians. The girl is in good condition, the Los...

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<![CDATA[Chicago Patient Being Monitored for Ebola Discharged]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:36:19 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/117452510.jpg
The child had a fever during screening at the international terminal at O'Hare International Airport, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Man Charged in 20-Year-Old Murder Case]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:30:34 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/David+Ramirez-Martinez.jpg
David Ramirez-Martinez, of Boulder, Colo., was charged with first-degree murder in the stabbing death of a woman in Chicago in 1994.]]>
<![CDATA[Johnson Shootout Goal Sinks Blackhawks in Columbus ]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:07:45 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/460727834.jpg
The Chicago Blackhawks got a game-tying goal from Ben Smith in the third period, but it wasn't enough as a Jack Johnson shootout goal lifted the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-2 win.

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<![CDATA[Dramatic Photos: 2 NYPD Officers Killed in Ambush]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 10:21:38 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP184925414257.jpg
A gunman ambushed and fatally shot two NYPD officers in their squad car Saturday, an act that Police Commissioner Bill Bratton condemned as an "assassination."

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<![CDATA[4 Arrested in Mall Brawl]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:40:14 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/westfield+mall.jpg
Four people – three adults and one minor – are facing charges after police used pepper spray to break up a brawl at the Westfield Shopping Center in Meriden, Connecticut on Saturday. According to Meriden...

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<![CDATA[Officer Cleared of Killing Dog]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:32:26 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/cleburne-cop-dog.jpg
A two-month long independent investigation found that a Cleburne Police officer was justified when he shot and killed a pit bull named Maximus earlier this year in Texas. The incident sparked outrage after video...

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<![CDATA[Report: Sweetener May be Required in Cutler Trade]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:52:34 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/173*120/460514190.jpg
The Chicago Bears may try to unload Jay Cutler via trade this off-season, but could they have to sweeten the deal with a draft pick? Some prominent NFL reporters seem to think so.

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<![CDATA[Red Light Cameras Cause Increase in Crashes, Study Shows]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 01:09:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/52663156.jpg
Chicago’s red light camera system increases danger in some intersections instead of safety, according to the results of a study commissioned by the Chicago Tribune.]]>
<![CDATA[Funeral Held for 15-Year-Old Demario Bailey]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:14:52 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/demario+bailey+2.JPG
A funeral was held Saturday morning for 15-year-old Demario Bailey, who was shot to death during an attempted robbery on his way to a basketball practice with his twin brother.]]>
<![CDATA[Mayor's Son Assaulted, Robbed Near Family Home]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 00:10:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/mayor%27s+son+robbed.jpg
A spokesperson for Rahm Emanuel says the mayor's son was the victim of an assault and robbery near the family's home in Ravenswood.]]>
<![CDATA[Calif. Mayor's Autopsy Released]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 11:55:41 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/file-bell-gardens-mayor-daniel-crespo.jpg
The wife of then-Bell Gardens, California, Mayor Daniel Crespo fatally shot him three times in the chest while the two fought more than two months ago, according to the autopsy report released Friday.

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<![CDATA["Family Man" Shot While Washing Dishes]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:37:57 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/juan+ortiz.jpg
More than a week after a 44-year-old man was shot in the chest while washing dishes inside his south suburban home, officials are still searching for shooter.

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<![CDATA[Man Shot Outside River North Nightclub]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:25:04 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/shooting-200-w-ontario-1.jpg
Man was shot in the back while outside Sound-Bar early Friday, police said.
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<![CDATA[Run Raises Funds for Shane Search]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:25:12 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/237*120/Shane+Montgomery+Missing+College+Student.JPG
Dozens of runners participated in a 5K run in Philadelphia's Manayunk neighborhood Saturday morning to help return attention to Shane Montgomery, who went missing early Thanksgiving morning after a night...

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<![CDATA[Black Ice Causes Problems on Kennedy Expressway]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 06:36:03 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/ohio-ramp-1.jpg
A number of crashes and spin-outs prompted officials to close the Ohio and Ontario feeder ramps to Interstate 90/94 for a couple of hours early Friday.
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<![CDATA[Cutler’s Fallout Continues Off the Field]]> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:34:25 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/173*120/460514190.jpg
It is now common knowledge that Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler will not start Sunday’s game against Detroit but his fallout on the field and with the fans doesn’t stop there.

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<![CDATA[5 Key Points From Obama's Year-End Presser]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:49:45 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP684603546762.jpg
President Obama said Sony Pictures Entertainment had made a mistake pulling the movie “The Interview," and defended normalizing relations with Cuba in his last press conference of the year before heading...

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<![CDATA[Anti-Cop Graffiti Hits Philly]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:16:13 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/Cop+Lives+Dont+Matter+Graffiti.jpg
Anti-police sentiment has materialized in the form of graffiti along a busy avenue in West Philadelphia. Three messages were scribbled in spray paint on a fence, bar and abandoned church.

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<![CDATA[Obama Only Calls on Female Reporters]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:46:59 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/AP536550772061.jpg
There was a lot said at President Barack Obama’s annual year-end press conference, but it was who he spoke to during the conference that had people talking.

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<![CDATA[3 Die in Crash En Route to Funeral]]> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 17:58:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/213*120/i-15+crash+1219+2.JPG
An SUV full of people on their way to a funeral Friday rolled over on Interstate 15 in the San Diego area, leaving three dead and another three injured. The 2001 Ford Expedition was headed south when it flipped...

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<![CDATA[Stores Offer Non-Stop Hours for Late Xmas Shoppers]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:48:49 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/454128685.jpg
With just six shopping days left until Christmas, stores are offering extended hours and good deals for last-minute holiday shoppers.]]>
<![CDATA[Archdiocese of Chicago Superintendent Steps Down]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:37:47 -0600 http://media.nbcchicago.com/images/180*120/nun+generic+cross+habit.jpg
The largest Catholic school system in the country will soon see a changing of the guard – Sister Mary Paul McCaughey, the Superintendent of the Chicago Archdiocese Schools, is stepping down as of Jan. 1.

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