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Cleveland Browns Sign Rex Grossman

Cleveland Browns Sign Rex Grossman

Getty Images CHICAGO – JANUARY 21: Quarterback Rex Grossman #8 and head coach Lovie Smith of the Chicago Bears celebrate after the Bears 39-14 win against the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Championship Game January 21, 2007 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) The Cleveland Browns have signed unrestricted free-agent quarterback Rex Grossman and waived quarterback Tyler Thigpen.

Task Force Sounds Alarm About Heroin Use by Young People

Task Force Sounds Alarm About Heroin Use by Young People

8/11/2014: Chicago, collar counties report jump in heroin-related deaths from 2011-2012. NBC 5′s Carol Marin reports.

Dashcam Video Released After Dolton Cop Shoots Suspect

Dashcam Video Released After Dolton Cop Shoots Suspect

Dolton police released the squad car dashcam video that shows the chase preceding the shooting of a suspect Saturday evening. Dolton police released the squad car dashcam video that shows the chase preceding the shooting of a suspect Saturday evening.

Pathologist: Strangulation Victims Didn’t Fight Back

Pathologist: Strangulation Victims Didn’t Fight Back

08/11/14: NBC Chicago’s Anthony Ponce reports at noon from the Will County Courthouse in Joliet. Two men who were strangled to death in a Joliet home last year didn’t fight back during the attack, a forensic pathologist testified as prosecutors continued their case against Bethany McKee.

Illinois is Third-Cheapest State for Drivers: Study

Illinois is Third-Cheapest State for Drivers: Study

It may not seem like it, but it’s cheaper to own a car in Illinois than in other states, according to an analysis by Bankrate.com. Though it may not seem like it to Chicagoans, it’s cheaper to own a car in Illinois than in many other states, according to a new study.

Clausen Embraces Competition With Palmer

Clausen Embraces Competition With Palmer

The Chicago Bears surprised some people last season when they chose Josh McCown as Jay Cutler’s back-up after the preseason concluded, but the gamble paid off as Marc Trestman worked his magic with the veteran after Cutler went down with an injury. This season, the Bears are looking to roll the dice again, with Jordan Palmer taking the first crack at winning the back-up job that was vacated when McCown signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the offseason.

New President Lincoln Documents Discovered

New President Lincoln Documents Discovered

Getty Images President Abraham Lincoln. 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation Reverend Jesse Jackson stops by Studio 5 to talk about how far America has come since Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves during the Civil War.

Midlothian Mayor Warns Residents Not to Be Out Alone

Midlothian Mayor Warns Residents Not to Be Out Alone

8/11/2014: Midlothian’s mayor is warning women not to go out alone and take extra precautions, after four women were attacked near the suburb’s Metra stop. In the wake of at least four attacks on women in south suburban Midlothian, the town’s mayor is warning residents not to go out alone.

Blue Line Stations to Close For Renovations

Blue Line Stations to Close For Renovations

The California station on the Chicago Transit Authority’s Blue Line will close for six weeks this fall and the Damen station will be shut down for nine weeks during much of the Christmas holiday shopping season as part of the agency’s “Your New Blue” upgrade project . The California station will be shut from Sept.

Man, 55, Beaten to Death With Baseball Bat

Man, 55, Beaten to Death With Baseball Bat

Neighbors say Richard Pollack was beaten with a baseball bat in front of his home on Sunday morning. A 15-year-old boy was among two people in custody Monday in connection with the fatal beating of a man in Romeoville, southwest of Chicago.

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