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New City Ordinance Cracks Down on Party Buses in Chicago

New City Ordinance Cracks Down on Party Buses in Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel will introduce a new ordinance this week that cracks down on illegal party buses in Chicago, city officials announced. The goal of the new proposal is to curb problems and violence reported on board many party buses in recent months.

Chicago Blackhawks Playoff Update

Chicago Blackhawks Playoff Update

The Chicago Blackhawks have had their playoff spot locked up for a little while now, but the identity of their first round opponent is still as unclear as ever. With just seven games to go in the regular season, there are still at least four teams that could potentially draw the Blackhawks in the first round of the postseason, and things could get downright chaotic over the season’s closing weeks.

Video: Rizzo Blasts Lead-Off Home Run

Video: Rizzo Blasts Lead-Off Home Run

Before the Chicago Cubs took on the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday afternoon in Las Vegas, first baseman Anthony Rizzo made an unusual request of bench coach Dave Martinez. The slugger asked if he could bat in the lead-off position in the game.

2017 MLB Preview: AL East Predictions

2017 MLB Preview: AL East Predictions

The 2017 Major League Baseball season is nearly upon us, and around the sports world there is only one question on the minds of fans: who will win it all? To help answer that question, we’ll be offering our predictions for which teams will make the playoffs in 2017, and which players will help them as they strive to get to the promised land.

Chicago FOP President to Meet With Trump Administration

Chicago FOP President to Meet With Trump Administration

Chicago Fraternal Order of Police President Dean Angelo has been invited to Washington, DC, to meet with officials from President Trump’s administration this week, Angelo told NBC 5. The invitation was a continuation of ongoing discussions surrounding Chicago’s gun violence, Angelo said, adding that he wants to “ensure that anything federal that might be coming our way, that this gets to where it’s supposed to go.” Both Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson have asked for more federal agents to assist law enforcement officials in Chicago – oftentimes after Trump mentions the city’s spike in gun violence on Twitter or in speeches.

Bears Cornerback Deiondre’ Hall Arrested in Iowa

Bears Cornerback Deiondre’ Hall Arrested in Iowa

Bears cornerback Deiondre’ Hall was one of two NFL players arrested after an alleged fight outside a bar in Iowa early Sunday, according to police. Just before 1 a.m., officers responded to an altercation outside Sharky’s Fun House in Cedar Falls, where the University of Northern Iowa is located.

2 Killed, 3 Injured in Crash on Chicago’s West Side

2 Killed, 3 Injured in Crash on Chicago’s West Side

Two women were killed and three others were critically injured in a crash early Sunday on Chicago’s West Side, authorities said. Around 4:50 a.m., a 2013 Dodge Durango was traveling westbound in the 2600 block of W.

Blackhawks Make History in Blowout Loss

Blackhawks Make History in Blowout Loss

The Chicago Blackhawks have been playing their best hockey of the season in recent weeks, but that was certainly not the case in a history-making blowout loss to Florida on Saturday night. The Blackhawks, who have already clinched a playoff spot and hold an eight-point lead over the Minnesota Wild in the Central Division race, played the Panthers in a road matchup on Saturday and suffered a horrendous defeat, coughing up seven goals over the final 40 minutes of the game as they fell by a 7-0 margin.

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