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Illinois EPA Refers Olympic Oil Ltd. to Attorney General for Enforcement – Agency Cites Release of Petroleum Products

Illinois EPA Refers Olympic Oil Ltd. to Attorney General for Enforcement – Agency Cites Release of Petroleum Products

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Director Lisa Bonnett has referred an enforcement action to the Illinois Attorney General’s office against Olympic Oil Ltd. for causing an on-going release of an unknown amount of petroleum products mixed with stormwater, which has migrated in the adjacent Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.

Suburban Cops Help Fight City Gun Violence

Suburban Cops Help Fight City Gun Violence

8/24/2014: Cook County Sheriff’s Department targets individuals with arrest warrants. Tammy Leitner reports for NBC 5 Investigates.

Jimmy Clausen Wins Backup QB Battle

Jimmy Clausen Wins Backup QB Battle

Getty Images SEATTLE, WA – AUGUST 22: Quarterback Jimmy Clausen #8 of the Chicago Bears rushes against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on August 22, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) The Chicago Bears began training camp in Bourbonnais with a back-up quarterback battle on their hands, but on Sunday, things came to an abrupt end as the team opted to cut Jordan Palmer from the active roster, meaning Notre Dame alum Jimmy Clausen gets the job.  Kick returner Darius Reynaud and linebacker Jordan Senn were also released, bringing the total number of players on the team’s roster to 78.

Bucktown Residents Blame Basement Flooding on Construction

Bucktown Residents Blame Basement Flooding on Construction

Saturday’s rain left basements in one Bucktown neighborhood severely flooded Saturday. Several homeowners on Winchester Street say they’ve had 2 to 3 feet of water every day it’s rained recently.

Four Killed, 24 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

Four Killed, 24 Wounded in Chicago Weekend Shootings

8/22/2014: Chicago Police investigate shooting of 3-year-old boy. Four people were killed overnight in Chicago shootings.

Bears Reportedly Release Wilson, Collins

Bears Reportedly Release Wilson, Collins

Getty Images CHICAGO, IL – DECEMBER 02: Nate Collins #93 of the Chicago Bears shares a laugh on the bench with Julius Peppers #90 during a game against the Seattle Seahawks at Soldier Field on December 2, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. The Seahawks defeated the Bears 23-17 in overtime.

Clausen Seizes Control of Back-Up Quarterback Battle

Clausen Seizes Control of Back-Up Quarterback Battle

If a fan of the Chicago Bears were to base their opinions of where the team’s back-up quarterback battle sits after Friday night’s blowout loss to the Seattle Seahawks, then they would probably think that the dynamic remained largely unchanged. After all, Jordan Palmer, who completed 7-of-10 passes for 48 yards, and Jimmy Clausen, who went 6-for-9 for 36 yards, didn’t look all that different statistically.

Excited Crowd Packs Kroc Center for Watch Party

Excited Crowd Packs Kroc Center for Watch Party

unable to retrieve full-text content 8/23/02014: An excited crowd, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Governor Pat Quinn, gathered at the Kroc Center to cheer on Jackie Robinson West.

Conte Suffers Concussion Against Seahawks

Conte Suffers Concussion Against Seahawks

Getty Images MINNEAPOLIS, MN – DECEMBER 1: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball against Chris Conte #47 of the Chicago Bears during overtime of the game on December 1, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Jackie Robinson West to Compete in U.S. Title Game Saturday

Jackie Robinson West to Compete in U.S. Title Game Saturday

8/22/2014: Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West will play in the U.S. title game at the Little League World Series.

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