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Man Killed, Woman Seriously Wounded in Drive-By Shooting in West Town

A man was killed and a woman was seriously wounded in a drive-by shooting early Thursday in Chicago's West Town neighborhood. The two were in a car when a black Jeep pulled up and someone inside began firing around 1:30 a.m. in the 1200 block of North Milwaukee Avenue, police said. Their car then crashed in the 1600 block of West Congress Drive.

Family assistance center opening at Highland Park High School

HIGHLAND PARK, Ill. (CBS) -- The parade route is still the scene of an investigation as police and FBI continue to comb through the area for evidence.Some families are beginning to get back the things they had to so frantically leave behind. CBS 2 Asal Rezaei visited Highland Park High School where a family assistance center is set up.This is a place many families have been coming to look for their belongings -- things like chairs, shoes, and their children's toys. It's also been a place where people have come to drop off donations for those that are also coming here...
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Josh Winckowski shares honest follow-up to Wrigley Field criticism

Josh Winckowski ruffled a few feathers in Chicago over the weekend, but he was just calling it like he sees it. The Boston Red Sox pitcher admitted he found historic Wrigley Field "a little underwhelming" after his start against the Cubs on Saturday. "Fenway (Park) kind of has a presence...

Boy, 16, charged in armed robbery spree on Chicago's North Side

CHICAGO - A teenage boy is facing multiple charges after allegedly robbing five retail stores at gunpoint Wednesday morning across Chicago's North Side. The 16-year-old was arrested at 10:26 a.m. Wednesday in Englewood hours after police say he went on an armed robbery spree in the Rogers Park, Uptown and Sheridan Park neighborhoods.

Chicago Bears 53-man roster projection: Post OTAs

Now that we learned everything about where players were lining up at OTAs, we have a better idea of how the Chicago Bears coaches may view the upcoming roster cuts after training camp and the preseason. We will have a few more editions of this, but with the time between...

Chicago’s Gain is Joliet’s Loss

As reported by WJOL in May, there were rumblings that NASCAR could race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet next year. was reporting a race could take place in August of next year. But now The Athletic is reporting the City of Chicago is endorsing a NASCAR race on a temporary street course for a three year stretch beginning in 2023.

Pete Crow-Armstrong Tabbed to Represent Cubs at Futures Game

Despite a sudden run of solid baseball that has seen them win four straight series, the Cubs are focused pretty firmly on the horizon. One of the shining lights out there in the distance is outfielder Pete Crow-Armstrong, who was pried away from the Mets in exchange for Javier Baez and Trevor Williams at last year’s deadline. Touted for his elite glove in center, the (at the time) 19-year-old was only available because his season had been cut short by shoulder surgery.
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A sad America where holidays include mass murder

We could not get through the 4th of July this year without another mass shooting, deaths, and violent carnage in America. Not just one, mind you, but several around the country. In Highland Park, an affluent suburb just north of Chicago, a 21-year-old nutcase planned for months to reign terror during the community’s holiday parade. He did that and more, with the death count at seven with dozens wounded and some clinging to life in hospitals.

4 veteran free agents the Chicago Bears should look at before camp

Just 19 days from now, the Chicago Bears will take the field for training camp. It will be the first time these Bears have all gotten together under the new regime, partaking in padded practices and really gearing up for the coming season. New general manager Ryan Poles has his first legitimate chance at seeing the product he has helped put together.