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  • Bears Insider on biggest win of the season

    Our Bears Insider, Adam Hoge finally got to enjoy watching a Bears game this season, but he has to ask why did it take so long to open up the playbook for Mitch Trubisky? Hoge says the success will do wonders for Trubisky`s development, plus it`s a good sign for Ryan Pace`s draft class, but no matter what happens the rest of the way, it`s too little too late for John Fox.

  • Heartbreaking video shows emaciated polar bear struggling to survive

    A heartbreaking video of an emaciated polar bear is going viral online. The video, shot by National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen, was taken in Canada inside the Arctic Circle. It shows the starving bear struggling to walk, scavenging for anything to eat. Nicklen said he didn’t want the bear to die in vain. In the days since he posted the footage, Nicklen said he’s been asked why he didn’t intervene. “Of course, that crossed my mind,” Nicklen told National Geographic. […]

  • Police arrest 2 teens after stolen vehicle chase

    CHICAGO — Police arrested two juveniles after officers found them in a stolen car. Officers found a stolen Toyota Prius on the 1800 block of West Washington Sunday night. One teenager inside ran off, while the other drove off and crashed a couple blocks away. Both were arrested. Police say the car was used in an armed robbery. No charges have been announced.

  • Video released of suspect in violent bus stop robbery, sexual assault

    CHICAGO — New video shows the suspect in a violent robbery and sexual assault in Chicago. Police released surveillance video of a man they say is the suspect in a vicious sexual assault in the city’s Ukranian Village neighborhood. The woman was waiting for a bus, standing near the corner of Chicago and Leavitt last Friday — when the assailant punched her in the face, stole her cellphone, pulled her into a gangway and assaulted her. Police are hoping someone […]

  • Woman robbed, sexually assaulted at CTA Blue Line station

    CHICAGO — Police issued an alert after a woman was robbed and sexually assaulted at a Blue Line station. It happened shortly after 8 a.m. Monday at the Cicero Blue Line stop. A man followed her to the platform and yelled at her. When he caught up to the woman, he grabbed her from behind — touching her inappropriately. As she tried to pull away, she fell and dropped her wallet on the ground. The suspect then grabbed the wallet […]

  • Chance the Rapper tries his hand as a WGN weatherman

    CHICAGO — He can win Grammy Awards, host Saturday Night Live and raise money for Chicago Public Schools — but can Chance the Rapper forecast the weather?! The Chicago native had the “chance” to try his hand as a WGN-TV weatherman Friday during the 15th annual WGN Morning News Toy Drive. All toys collected will benefit Chance the Rapper’s youth empowerment charity SocialWorks. Veteran WGN Morning News weatherman Paul Konrad gave Chance some advice: “I’ve been doing this for 20 […]

  • Extra-alarm fire at townhouse in Westchester

    WESTCHESTER, Ill. — A house was damaged after a fire in the western suburbs. The fire started just before 3 a.m. Friday at a townhouse on Wildridge — near Cermak and Wolf Rd. Fire crews from several suburban departments were called in to help the Westchester department. The fire has now been struck. There are no reports of injuries.

  • Man found dead after Jefferson Park fire

    CHICAGO — A man was found dead following a fire inside a home in the city’s Jefferson Park neighborhood. Investigators haven’t confirmed the fire as the cause of death, but he was inside the room where the fire started. Crews were called around 9 p.m. Thursday to a bungalow near Laporte and Wilson. The victim’s name has not been released, but he’s believed to be 45 to 50-years-old. No one else appears to have been in the home at the time. […]

  • Police: Report of tourists robbed in Loop unfounded

    CHICAGO — Police say the report of  two out-of-town visitors were robbed at knifepoint while walking in the Loop is “unfounded.” Earlier, it was reported that two 27-year-olds were walking downtown, when their GPS took them to Lower Wacker Drive.  They claimed three people approached them, pulled out a knife,and demanded their belongings. Police now say the story was made up and charges are pending.    

  • Body found in clothing donation box after fire on North Side

    CHICAGO — A man’s body was found in a donation box on the city’s North Side. The discovery was made around 7:15 a.m. Thursday in the 1500 block of West Wilson in the city’s Ravenswood/Uptown neighborhood. After extinguishing a fire in a clothing donation box, the Chicago Fire Department found a body in the remains. Police are investigating several different possibilities — whether the man was homeless and climbed into the box to try to stay warm and possibly started […]