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Struggling Bears left with little hope after losing to Rams

Nov. 18, 2019 5:58 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Whatever chance the Chicago Bears had to make something of their season is just about gone. A 17-7 loss at the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday all but assured the defending NFC North champions will miss the playoffs for the eighth time in nine seasons. And it was as ugly and as painful...

Bears’ Nagy says Trubisky lifted because of hip pain

Nov. 18, 2019 4:34 PM EST

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy insisted he pulled Mitchell Trubisky near the end of Sunday’s loss to the Los Angeles Rams because of pain in his right hip and not because he’s ready to bench his struggling quarterback. Nagy said Monday the decision to have Chase Daniel...

2 found fatally shot in suburban Chicago parking garage

Nov. 18, 2019 4:25 PM EST

BUFFALO GROVE, Ill. (AP) — Police in the Chicago suburb of Buffalo Grove are analyzing a surveillance video that shows a man approaching a man and his wife getting out of their car and fatally shooting them in what investigators believe was a “targeted” attack. At a Monday news conference,...

Chicago-area college student arrested for guns in SUV

Nov. 18, 2019 8:37 AM EST

CICERO, Ill. (AP) — A judge has denied bail to a Chicago-area college student who was charged after police found six guns in his SUV in a campus parking lot. Police say they subsequently discovered more than a dozen guns and 3,000 rounds of ammunition at Anthony Guban’s home in Berwyn. Investigators...

100 guns turned in at St. Sabina buyback program in Chicago

Nov. 18, 2019 7:47 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A gun buyback program at St. Sabina Church in Chicago produced at least 100 firearms. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that police on Saturday traded gift cards for guns — $100 for handguns and rifles and $10 for BB guns, air rifles and replicas. The Rev. Michael Pfleger’s church...

Kane, Dach lead Blackhawks past Sabres 4-1

Nov. 17, 2019 10:50 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Before Kirby Dach showed off his backhand Sunday night, Patrick Kane was the last player to record a multigoal game for the Chicago Blackhawks at age 18. The lanky Dach and shifty Kane are two very different forwards, but there is something about Dach that Kane remembers from when he broke...

Chicago police miss deadlines, but make progress on reforms

Nov. 17, 2019 11:56 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A report says the Chicago Police Department failed to meet most of its deadlines in a far-reaching court-supervised reform plan, but has made progress. The first progress report filed Friday shows 37 out 50 missed deadlines during the first six months of implementing the consent decree, a...

Gunman still at large after killing outside Chicago school

Nov. 17, 2019 10:46 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities are still searching for a man who allegedly shot and killed his daughter’s mother’s new boyfriend of outside of a Chicago elementary school. Police say the gunman approached Richard Buick in his SUV early Friday outside of Moving Everest Charter School in the...

Henry, Childs lead Bradley over UIC 65-56

Nov. 16, 2019 10:59 PM EST

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Ja'Shon Henry had 14 points off the bench to lift Bradley to a 65-56 win over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday night. Elijah Childs had 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Braves (2-1). Darrell Brown added 11 points, six assists and four steals. Koch Bar had 12 rebounds for the home team....

Nets beat Bulls 117-111 without Irving

Nov. 16, 2019 10:01 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie isn’t trying to be Kyrie Irving. Still, he gave the Brooklyn Nets the spark they needed Saturday night. Dinwiddie scored 24 points and the Nets beat the Chicago Bulls 117-111 without Irving. Irving entered Saturday sixth in the NBA with 28.5 points per game but sat...