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  • Hundreds march from Glencoe to Navy Pier to end veteran suicide

    CHICAGO — Over 250 veterans and supporters are going for a long walk to raise awareness for the epidemic of veteran suicide. On Friday, May 22, they will walk from suburban Glencoe to the USS Memorial at Chicago’s Navy Pier. They will do that while carrying a 40 pound Ruck Sack on their backs. The Honoring Our Fallen Ruck March is a 22 mile trip. That’s one mile for every veteran who takes his life each day. Marchers will make […]

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    Got a hangover? Reach for a Pedialyte

    Pedialyte is usually given to sick children, but now adults are using it too. The makers of Pedialyte are now marketing it for hangovers. They recently sent a tweet to followers who celebrated too much on Cinco de Mayo. The tweet had the hashtags, #dayaftercinco and #rehydrate. Binge drinking can cause dehydration, so pedialyte can help replenish fluids. The liquid also replenishes the electrolytes lost via vomiting and diarrhea. It also contains more sodium and potassium than sports drinks. It’s […]

  • A judge banned Daniel Krupa from Wrigley Field after he was arrested there.

    Cubs fan gets banned from Wrigley Field

    CHICAGO — Chicago Cubs fan Daniel Krupa won’t be watching his team at Wrigley Field for some time. A judge banned Krupa from the ballpark after he was arrested there during Sunday’s game. Police say he was drunk, belligerent, and carrying two IDs that didn’t belong to him. They also say he resisted as security escorted him away. Krupa was charged with aggravated battery to a peace officer, criminal trespass to land, three counts of obstruction and two counts of […]

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    Riot Fest pledging $30K donation to keep Humboldt Park beach open

    Organizers of the 3-day music festival Riot Fest have been hearing a lot of complaints lately. The concert in Chicago’s Humboldt Park left behind a lot of damaged grass thanks to the crowds and rain. Repairs to the park are still being made. For that reason, there’s a movement in the neighborhood to keep Riot Fest from coming back in 2015. Organizers may now be trying to get on their good side. The event is pledging to donate $30,000 toward […]

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    Alleged sexual assault victim suing Chicago Bears’ Ray McDonald

    CHICAGO — Chicago Bear Ray McDonald is suing a woman for defamation after she said he sexually assaulted her. McDonald has not been charged. But now the woman filed a motion to dismiss McDonald’s lawsuit, thanks to her attorney Gloria Allred. Allred says the McDonald suit is only an attempt to punish, and suppress, her client for going to police. The woman’s complaint claims the woman lost consciousness after she slipped and fell on McDonald’s pool deck on December 14, […]

  • Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. before his fight with Manny Pacquiao.  He's joined by the Burger King mascot.

    Burger King pays $1M to be in Mayweather’s entourage

    It was called, “The Fight of the Century.” Floyd Mayweather Junior versus Manny Pacquiao was forecast to break records for ticket sales, pay-per-view, hotels, and gambling. The fight was going to have an audience comparable to a Super Bowl. So maybe that’s why when Mayweather made his way to the ring, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the Burger King mascot was with him every step of the way. Both were emotionless as they went down the aisle, since […]

  • Sketch of the new Left Field Porch being built at Wrigley Field

    Wrigley Field less than a week away from new bleachers

    CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs say they’re less than a week away from the debut of some of their new bleachers and concession stands. The bleachers in left and center field are set to open for the Cubs game on Monday, May 11. That’s also when new concessions and vendors will be available. This includes the new left field well, which has designated standing room and seating for groups of 15 to 50 fans. There’s also the left field porch […]

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    Robert Morris students win scholarships for gaming

    CHICAGO — Robert Morris University came to close to becoming national champions, in video gaming. The school recently became the first to offer athletic scholarships for gamers. Recipients have coaches, equipment to practice on, and access to a sports psychologist. The team used all that to prepare for the North American Collegiate Championship, in Santa Monica, Calif. The tournament had 16 teams compete in games of “league of Legends.” The championship came down to Robert Morris versus the University of […]

  • Day 2 of NFL Draft in Chicago

    CHICAGO — Chicago is the football capital of the world, for at least a couple more days. Friday marks the second day of the 2015 NFL Draft.  The second and third round picks will be made. Gates at Grant Park open at 4pm. Based on the weather and popularity of draft town so far, the crowds may get even bigger than they were for the first night. An estimated 100,000 people showed up for the first round. The NFL and […]

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    Former Bear Richard Dent arrested for excessive speeding

    NORTHFIELD, Ill. — Former Chicago Bear Richard Dent was arrested for speeding. Northfield police say Dent was driving 107 mph on the Edens Expressway early Tuesday morning. The speed limit there is 55 mph. Dent was booked at the Northfield Police Department and posted a signature bond to be released. He is scheduled to appear in Cook County Circuit Court in Skokie on May 15. The Bears drafted Dent in the 8th round of the NFL Draft in 1983. He went […]

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