| Oct 8, 2014
| 6:39 PM
Bears punter Pat O'Donnell has never crossed paths with Devin Hester.
O'Donnell is only a rookie after all. And even though he, like Hester, played his college ball at Miami, what he knows about the legendary return specialist comes mostly from watching...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:50 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Ten thoughts after the Chicago Bears squandered a 14-point lead and lost to the Carolina Panthers 31-24 Sunday afternoon at Bank of America Stadium.
1. Like every other opponent, the Panthers were concerned about the big,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 10:39 AM
This month, residents can weigh in on the future of the Museum Campus, which is the proposed site for the new Lucas Museum of Narrative Art.
The first public meeting focused on the long-range planning of the Museum Campus and sponsored by the Grant Park...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 5:35 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It would be convenient and tidy for the Bears if playing "Pin the blame on Mel Tucker" would solve all the challenges facing this team.
If the defense was all that ailed the Bears, they would feel better about themselves after...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 10:29 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday said city officials are aware of Soldier Field's reputation for having the worst playing surface in the National Football League, and said "we'll work on it."
Emanuel called in to the Kap & Haugh radio program on 87.7 FM,...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:14 PM
Nothing sells hope to fans of all 32 teams like the NFL draft, and next year the league will bring that hope — and all the accompanying hoopla — to Chicago.
The draft, which for the last nine years has been conducted in New York's Radio City...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:04 PM
The issue of immigration has long been a tough one for dairy magnate Jim Oberweis.
Ten years ago, when the suburban Sugar Grove Republican was mounting his second campaign for the U.S. Senate, he came under fire from immigrant-rights organizations for...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 7:37 PM
President Barack Obama has arrived in the Chicago area for an overnight stay and then a political fundraiser and a Northwestern University speech Thursday.
Air Force One landed this evening at Gary’s airport rather than in Chicago in order to...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 7:57 PM
On Sunday afternoon, shortly after the Chicago Bears lost to the Green Bay Packers 38-17 at Soldier Field, receiver Brandon Marshall shooed reporters away from his locker, asserting he wasn’t up for talking about his team’s setback or his role...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:33 PM
The man charged with setting a fire at the Aurora radar facility, wreaking havoc on the nation's air traffic system, was ordered detained today after his lawyer declined to fight for his release.
Federal prosecutors argued that Brian Howard was a danger...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 10:27 PM
Ten thoughts after the Green Bay Packers defeated the Chicago Bears for the fifth consecutive time at Soldier Field, winning 38-17 on Sunday.
1. In a 21-point loss with plenty of good and bad by the Bears, it’s impossible to pick one turning point...