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  • UCLA to play Virginia Tech in the Sun Bowl

    UCLA to play Virginia Tech in the Sun Bowl
    UCLA is bound for El Paso. The Bruins will make their fourth appearance in the Sun Bowl, where they will play Virginia Tech (8-4) on Dec. 31. It will give the Bruins, who are 9-3, a chance for their first 10-win season since 2005. It would be the...
  • Police: Shoe prints lead to suspects in officer's slaying

    Police: Shoe prints lead to suspects in officer's slaying
    Police didn't have to go far to find the two men who wound up being charged with gunning down a Cook County sheriff's investigator outside a holiday party at a west suburban VFW hall: Officers followed shoe prints in the snow to a home just 400 feet away,...
  • Flags lowered in honor of slain sheriff's investigator

    Flags lowered in honor of slain sheriff's investigator
    Governor Pat Quinn has ordered flags across the state lowered to half-staff today in honor of a Cook County sheriff's investigator killed while off-duty last week. Cuauhtemoc Estrada, 50, was fatally shot Friday night in west suburban Bellwood after...
  • Prosecutors: Harvey man scrubbed shooting victim's blood out of carpet

    Prosecutors: Harvey man scrubbed shooting victim's blood out of carpet
    A Harvey man arrested Friday is accused of helping to clean up the blood of a Markham man shot to death earlier this year. Christopher Chandler, 22, of the 15000 block of Hoyne Avenue in the south suburb, used water and bleach while trying to cover up...
  • 'Chicago P.D.' cast members feel at home

    'Chicago P.D.' cast members feel at home
    "Chicago P.D." star LaRoyce Hawkins counts himself lucky to be working full time on a TV series without moving away from Chicago. The Harvey native and Thornton High School grad figured he'd eventually leave home for work after graduating from Illinois...
  • Week 5 schedule: Sept. 17-23

    Week 5 schedule: Sept. 17-23
    Week 5 – Sept. 17-23 All games 7:30 unless noted. FRIDAY, SEPT. 21 BIG NORTHERN EAST Genoa-Kingston at Burlington Central, 7 Marengo at Harvard, 7 CATHOLIC BLUE Mount Carmel at Brother Rice St. Rita at Providence CATHOLIC RED St....
  • Week 8 schedule: Oct. 8-14

    Week 8 schedule: Oct. 8-14
    Week 8 – Oct. 8-14 All games 7:30 unless noted. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10 CHICAGO INTER-CITY 4 Urban Prep-Bronzeville vs. Crane, 6:30 at Lane Woodlawn vs. Tilden, 6:30 at Gately THURSDAY, OCT. 11 CHICAGO BIG SHOULDERS Amundsen vs. Taft, 7:15 at...
  • Deep Tunnel, shallow thinking?

    Deep Tunnel, shallow thinking?
    Heavy rains in April quickly swamped Chicago's underground labyrinth of sewers, forcing a stomach-churning surge of waste and runoff back into basements and flooding neighborhoods across the city. The deluge so overloaded the city's aging infrastructure...
  • Man dies after being tasered in Thornton

    Man dies after being tasered in Thornton
    An Indiana man died late Sunday afternoon after he was tasered in south suburban Thornton, officials said. Mark A. Koves, 28, of the 9500 block of Roosevelt Street in Crown Point, was pronounced dead at 5:44 p.m. at St. James Hospital in Chicago...
  • Shouldn't CTA deciders have easy CTA access?

    Shouldn't CTA deciders have easy CTA access?
    Gov. Quinn last week picked a longtime politico to sit on the CTA's board--and he doesn't live anywhere near a CTA stop. Quinn nominated Frank Zuccarelli, a 20-year supervisor of Thornton Township in south Cook County, to replace John Bouman, who is...
  • Democrats can't agree on successor to Jesse Jackson Jr.

    Democrats can't agree on successor to Jesse Jackson Jr.
    Democratic leaders spent four hours Saturday listening to 16 candidates audition for the party's endorsement to replace former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., but were unable to solidify behind one contender.   After 90 minutes of deliberations, South Side...