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Bears happy to have vet Jacquizz Rodgers with other RBs ailing

“Quizz was a big part of what we were doing early last year and then he got injured,” coach John Fox said Sunday following practice...

Sneed: Burke's son not looking to follow Dad into politics

Translation: Travis Burke, 20, an Illinois delegate to the Democratic National Convention — who gained center stage when the press discovered he was the son...

17-year-old boy shot to death in Morgan Park

Officers responding to a call of shots fired at 11:42 a.m. in the 10900 block of South Peoria found James R. Moore with multiple gunshot...

Kapos: The Renaissance man who's still building parks in Chicago

And he was instrumental, along with his late father, John Baird, in opening the Bloomingdale Trail – the elevated parkway that runs along an abandoned...

Charles Tillman may have become the media's Super Bowl darling

I loved my guys [with the Bears] — are you kidding? Christian Jones, I played with his dad. I had to recruit his mom and...

'Humbled' ex-Bear Jared Allen looking out for No. 1 — his team

After working with first-year linebackers Shea McClellin and Christian Jones with the Bears, he's got veterans Brandon Marshall and Danny Trevathan in Denver. “It's a...

Man charged with loan fraud for Oswego car dealership sales

Peter Eupierre, owner of Oswego Motors II located in the 1000 block of Route 34 in Oswego, which is now closed, was charged with one...

Scott Walker says building wall on Canada border worth reviewing

Cabinet minister Tony Clement tweeted that at least 30 shots were heard inside Parliament, where Conservative and Liberal MPs were holding their weekly caucus meetings.

Civic Federation tells Board of Ed to reject CPS budget

Perhaps you noticed on your way to or from the Grateful Dead or One Direction concerts that Chicago and Illinois are headed downward fast and...

Filmmaker Rob Reiner talks about a career filled with iconic characters ...

Rob Reiner: You never know what scenes are going to last or have an impression, you're just doing something that is in support of the...

Ald. Ed Burke unveils ideas to honor former Mayor Jane Byrne

On the eve of his prostate cancer surgery, Ald. Ed Burke did not forget to honor the forgotten legacy of an ailing former Mayor Jane...

Spurs' Big Three outplaying Heat's Big Three

New York Daily News There's speculation that they tanked the 1996-97 season after David Robinson was hurt in the sixth game to try to earn the...

Spurs' Big Three outplaying Heat's Big Three

Boston Globe There's speculation that they tanked the 1996-97 season after David Robinson was hurt in the sixth game to try to earn the luck of...

Heat, Spurs drawing comparisons to Michael Jordan's Bulls

CBSSports.com Spurs forward Tim Duncan and coach Gregg Popovich are three victories away from winning their fifth title. “It's tough chasing ghosts, and we ... Karl...

Ex-Rep. Costello cashing in as lobbyist on connections made in Congress

It also hired his son John Costello as an Illinois lobbyist while Costello was in Congress. ◇ In the House, he helped downstate Scott Air...

Dayan Viciedo hits game-winning 3-run HR in 9th for White Sox

Updated: May 4, 2014 3:16PM. CLEVELAND – Dayan Viciedo broke out of a 1-for-19 slump with a three-run homer in the top of the ninth...

Capitals beat Blackhawks in “meaningless” loss

SFGate Chicago Blackhawks left wing Brandon Bollig (52) reaches for the puck as Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson (74) defends, in the first period of an...

'Captain America: The Winter Soldier': Superhero sequel deftly mixes fantasy ...

Washington Post Looking as pumped up as a potential first-round NFL draft choice at a scouting combine and displaying a better honed sense of humor than...

Emanuel delivers on promise to expand 'math tutoring on steroids'

The expansion that Emanuel promised in January was made possible by a $1.5 million donation from the Equi-Trust Life Insurance Company and a $1 million...

Emanuel delivers on promise to expand 'math tutoring on steroids'

The expansion that Emanuel promised in January was made possible by a $1.5 million donation from the Equi-Trust Life Insurance Company and a $1 million...

Legendary celebrity reporter

Southeast Missourian He interviewed most of the great screen actors of the 20th century, among them Elizabeth Taylor, Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, Marlon Brando, James Dean,...

Bozo the Clown's grandson has big shoes to fill for Reds

Reds pitching prospect Trevor Bell has tattoos that honor his grandfather, Bob Bell, who was the legendary Bozo the Clown on Chicago television from 1960...