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Blackhawks Lose Meaningless Game to Capitals

Blackhawks Lose Meaningless Game to Capitals

Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 51st goal to help lead the Washington Capitals to a low-intensity 4-0 rout of the coasting Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night in a game between teams whose postseason fates had already been decided. Jay Beagle had his first career two-goal game, and Nicklas Backstrom also scored as the Capitals won their fourth straight, a hollow winning streak because they won’t be in the playoffs for the first time since 2007.

Firefighter Accused of Downloading Child Porn

Firefighter Accused of Downloading Child Porn

A Schiller Park firefighter faces multiple child pornography charges after investigators say he downloaded images and videos to his laptop. Edward Mendelson, 47, of Chicago was charged with two felony counts of Child Pornography/Dissemination and two felony counts of Child Pornography/Possession.

How To Get Out of a Running Slump

How To Get Out of a Running Slump

We’ve all been there before. Your stopwatch shows a higher number than you’d like to see, and you’re not even close to the finish line.

Warmer Temps Expected Ahead of Rain, Possibly Snow

Warmer Temps Expected Ahead of Rain, Possibly Snow

Andy Avalos forecasts temps in the 60s Friday and possibly reaching near 70 Saturday. But things will start to cool down Sunday as rain moves in and brings the potential for snow by Monday.

Metra Board Rides Train to Meeting

Metra Board Rides Train to Meeting

unable to retrieve full-text content Metra board members took a Metra train Friday morning from Ogilvie Tranportation Center to Elburn to attend a meeting at the Dupage County Courthouse. Charlie Wojciechowski reports.

Blackhawks Owner Won’t Grow Beard for Playoff Run

Blackhawks Owner Won’t Grow Beard for Playoff Run

Getty Images Of course Blackhawks Chairman Rocky Wirtz was in the house! Chicago Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz may be willing to sit in the stands with fans and cheer on the team while they are chasing after their third Stanley Cup championship in five seasons this spring, but there is one way of supporting the team that he won’t be participating in: growing a playoff beard. Every playoff season, fans of teams throughout the league throw away their razors and let nature take its course, and whether the result is a full-fledged beard or an embarrassing patchy mess, the tradition has taken hold to such a degree that some charities are actually encouraging fans to grow out beards in exchange for donations to worthy causes .

Chicago Hosts World’s Largest Vending Show

Chicago Hosts World’s Largest Vending Show

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Lyons Cuts One-Third of Police Force: Union

Lyons Cuts One-Third of Police Force: Union

Officials say the police force in southwest suburban Lyons has been cut by one-third. Michelle Relerford reports.

Police: Juveniles Captured On Gym’s Hidden Camera

Police: Juveniles Captured On Gym’s Hidden Camera

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Best Ways for Runners to Cross Train

Best Ways for Runners to Cross Train

All runners like to run, clearly. But if you really want to improve your running, try cycling or strength training instead.

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