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4 Killed, 32 Wounded in Weekend Violence Across Chicago

4 Killed, 32 Wounded in Weekend Violence Across Chicago

Four people have been killed and 32 wounded in shootings across the Chicago area since Friday night, according to police. The first fatal shooting of the weekend occurred around 10:19 p.m.

Bears Linebacker Saves Man’s Life at Austin Airport

Bears Linebacker Saves Man’s Life at Austin Airport

WATCH LIVE NASCAR Racing Denny Hamlin tries to win back-to-back races after taking the checkered flag in New Hampshire. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Chicago Bears linebacker Jerrell Freeman is known for his ability to sack the quarterback, but on Sunday, he did something even more remarkable.

Sisters Missing From Chicago’s Northwest Side Found

Sisters Missing From Chicago’s Northwest Side Found

WATCH LIVE 2017 Open Championship From Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, Lancashire, England. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Teenage sisters who had been reported missing from the Northwest Side Cragin neighborhood have been located.

Teen Charged in Shooting at Suburban Gas Station

Teen Charged in Shooting at Suburban Gas Station

Carson K. Banasiak, 18, was charged with aggravated battery in connection with a shooting at a gas station in suburban Oak Lawn.

Chicago Police Officer Among 3 Injured in Crash

Chicago Police Officer Among 3 Injured in Crash

WATCH LIVE 2017 Open Championship From Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, Lancashire, England. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox (Published 17 minutes ago) A Chicago police officer was among three people hurt in a crash late Saturday.

Reliving Some of Wrigley’s Worst Seventh Inning Stretches

Reliving Some of Wrigley’s Worst Seventh Inning Stretches

On Saturday afternoon, rapper Ice Cube unleashed one of the more interesting Seventh Inning Stretches in the history of Wrigley Field, and it may find itself among the worst to ever come from that fabled booth.  The tradition of singing “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” started with broadcaster Harry Caray, and since his death in 1998, celebrities and Cubs legends have picked up the microphone in an attempt to fill that role.  Some renditions have been excellent, and some……have been decidedly less so.  Ice Cube’s rapid-fire delivery was noteworthy, but he has nothing on how fast Mike Ditka belted out the tune:  At the very least, Ditka nailed all of the words. Bulls legend Scottie Pippen forgot some of the lyrics, and he let the crowd take over:  Scottie embraced the role of stretch emcee, something that former Bears quarterback Jay Cutler didn’t look all that excited to do:  Enthusiasm wasn’t a problem for Jeff Gordon, but realizing that he wasn’t at “Wrigley Stadium” was just as cringe-worthy:  Finally, there’s this.

Lester Pays Emotional Tribute to Uncle During Cubs Game

Lester Pays Emotional Tribute to Uncle During Cubs Game

WATCH LIVE Open House NYC Brokers and buyers participate in shopping for apartments and houses. NEWSLETTERS Receive the latest local updates in your inbox Chicago Cubs pitcher Jon Lester had one of his best outings of the season on Saturday, but he took the mound with a heavy heart after his uncle passed away.

White Sox Drop Eighth Straight in Loss to Royals

White Sox Drop Eighth Straight in Loss to Royals

Mike Moustakas homered twice, and Salvador Perez, Brandon Moss and Jorge Bonifacio also went deep to lead the Kansas City Royals over the White Sox 7-2 Saturday night, extending Chicago’s longest losing streak in two years to eight games. Melky Cabrera had his second four-hit game in a week and gave the White Sox a 2-0 lead with a home run in the third inning and an RBI double in the fifth.

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