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Maddon Addresses Players Who ‘May Not Be Here Next Year’

Maddon Addresses Players Who ‘May Not Be Here Next Year’

For some Chicago Cubs players, the end of the 2017 postseason isn’t just a goodbye for the winter break– it’s a goodbye to the Cubs. As the team evaluates its needs heading into the offseason, changes will inevitably be made and Joe Maddon knew that as he entered the locker room following the team’s painful season-ending loss in Game 5 of the NLCS against the Dodgers.

Maddon on Lackey: ‘I Think That Might Be It’

Maddon on Lackey: ‘I Think That Might Be It’

unable to retrieve full-text content Joe Maddon talks about his relationship with John Lackey and the possibility that the Cubs pitcher may not be back next season.

New Winter Forecast Predicts Wet Season Ahead for Illinois

New Winter Forecast Predicts Wet Season Ahead for Illinois

The Chicago area can expect a wetter winter this year, but temperature predictions aren’t quite as clear, national forecasters said. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Thursday forecast higher-than-average precipitation for northeastern Illinois and many other northern states.

Maddon Offers Heartfelt Congratulations to Dodgers

Maddon Offers Heartfelt Congratulations to Dodgers

unable to retrieve full-text content Joe Maddon starts off his postgame press conference with a heartfelt congratulations to the Dodgers following the Cubs’ season-ending loss in Game 5. 

Registration Opens Tuesday for 2018 BOA Chicago Marathon

Registration Opens Tuesday for 2018 BOA Chicago Marathon

WATCH LIVE Steve LL Cool J (“NCIS: Los Angeles”); Jeremy Sisto (“Long Road Home”). All applications must be in by Nov.

Lester Tweets Message to Fans After Cubs’ Loss

Lester Tweets Message to Fans After Cubs’ Loss

Jon Lester has a message for Chicago Cubs  fans as the team’s 2017 season comes to an end.  In a tweet Friday, the morning after the Cubs’ blowout loss to the Dodgers in Game 5 of the NLCS, Lester recognized that they “came up short,” but added that he’s “still proud of this team.” “Thanks to the fans for supporting us from first pitch on opening day to the final out last night,” he wrote.  After a storybook 2016 season, the Cubs  fell short in their efforts to repeat as world champions.  Yet even as the team fell to the Dodgers 11-1 Thursday night at Wrigley Field, fans stayed and cheered on their beloved north siders.  And even as the Dodgers sprayed champagne around the cramped visitor’s clubhouse inside of the Friendly Confines, Cubs fans were left with optimism and hope for a team that still managed to go far.  Maddon Offers Heartfelt Congratulations to Dodgers “What a year,” one fan wrote in response to Lester’s tweet. “Let’s meet them again next season! Go Cubs Go! You’re my favorite pitcher.” To which Lester replied with an “Amen.”  Another fan wrote, “3 Years 3 NLCS.

1 Hurt, Homes Evacuated After Willowbrook Explosion, Fire

1 Hurt, Homes Evacuated After Willowbrook Explosion, Fire

WATCH LIVE Steve LL Cool J (“NCIS: Los Angeles”); Jeremy Sisto (“Long Road Home”). NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox An explosion and fire was reported in west suburban Willowbrook Friday, injuring at least one person and forcing the evacuation of area residents, authorities said.  The Tri-State Fire Protection District said it responded to the scene of an incident at a building in the west suburban village, located at 6169 Knollwood road.  The fire was extinguished soon after first responders arrived and one person was transported to a local hospital, authorities said.

New Photos to Be Released in Teen’s Freezer Death: Attorney

New Photos to Be Released in Teen’s Freezer Death: Attorney

Hours after the medical examiner ruled the death of a Chicago teen found in a hotel freezer an accident, police revealed a woman connected to the incident has multiple warrants issued for her arrest. Patrick Fazio reports.

Here’s The Best and Worst Halloween Candy

Here’s The Best and Worst Halloween Candy

So now you know that Chicago is the best for trick-or-treating–here’s a look at the worst candy to pass out. CandyStore.com ranked the top 10 worst of all time.

Bus Crashes Into Elk Grove Village Home

Bus Crashes Into Elk Grove Village Home

A scary scene in the northwest suburbs Thursday morning unfolded when a school bus crashed into a house. Police say a bus driver in Elk Grove Village lost control after colliding with another vehicle drove across a yard and struck the home near Landmeier Road.

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