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Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018

Avila Signs 2-Year Deal With Diamondbacks: Reports

Avila Signs 2-Year Deal With Diamondbacks: Reports

The Chicago Cubs are still looking for a backup catcher, but one of their options is now reportedly off the table.

Saturday, Aug 5, 2017

Contreras, Avila Homer as Cubs Knock Off Nationals

Contreras, Avila Homer as Cubs Knock Off Nationals

Willson Contreras homered and drove in three runs, Alex Avila homered for his first hit with the Cubs and Chicago beat the Washington Nationals 7-4 on Saturday to even the series between division leaders.

Monday, Jul 31, 2017

Cubs Acquire Justin Wilson, Alex Avila From Tigers

Cubs Acquire Justin Wilson, Alex Avila From Tigers

With just hours until the MLB's non-waiver trade deadline, the Chicago Cubs have reportedly acquired Justin Wilson and Alex Avila from the Detroit Tigers.

Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017

Cubs Trade Rumors: Verlander, Archer on Team's Radar

Cubs Trade Rumors: Verlander, Archer on Team's Radar

The floundering Chicago Cubs are one of the teams that could be active at the MLB trade deadline later this month, and they have been attached to some of the biggest names on the market.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Gonzalez Misses Perfect Game, but Sox Beat Tigers

Gonzalez Misses Perfect Game, but Sox Beat Tigers

Miguel Gonzalez took a perfect game into the seventh inning, Todd Frazier hit a two-run homer and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 on Sunday.

Top Stories
Man Stabbed While Riding CTA Red Line Train: Police
Man Stabbed While Riding CTA Red Line Train: Police

A man was stabbed during an apparent robbery attempt on a CTA Red Line train early Wednesday, according to Chicago police.

Burglars Killed Woman Keeping Them From Child's Room: Family
Burglars Killed Woman Keeping Them From Child's Room: Family

Chicago-area native Yesenia Gutierrez, 31, died trying to protect her 3-year-old son from armed burglars in her apartment in Texas, relatives say.

Deadly North Side Gas Station Gun Battle Caught on Camera
Deadly North Side Gas Station Gun Battle Caught on Camera

Nearly 30 shots were fired Monday morning in a deadly gas station shootout on Chicago's North Side that was caught on video, police said.

Spend Memorial Day Weekend at The St. Charles Fine Art Show
Spend Memorial Day Weekend at The St. Charles Fine Art Show

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Congress OKs Bill Rolling Back Key Post-Crisis Bank Rules
Congress OKs Bill Rolling Back Key Post-Crisis Bank Rules

Congress moved to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes. The House voted...

FDA Steps Up Action Against Kratom Distributors
FDA Steps Up Action Against Kratom Distributors

The Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters against three marketers of the drug kratom, a natural remedy hailed as a miracle cure by some, but branded as dangerous by the federal government.