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Sports construction rolls right through economic uncertainty

Nov. 17, 2022 06:17 AM EST

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — The hulking grandstand at the shuttered Arlington International Racecourse casts an eerie shadow as the sun sets on a weekday evening. It sits dormant on a tract of land that could be transformed in a major way. With the galloping horses long gone,...

2 Illinois siblings riding in SUV die in school bus crash

Nov. 02, 2022 10:49 AM EDT

CAMPTON HILLS, Ill. (AP) — Two people killed when an SUV they were riding in rear-ended a school bus Monday in a Chicago suburb have been identified as a brother and sister. Emil Diewald, 19, and Grace Diewald, 20, died from blunt force trauma following the crash near the western...

Man pleads guilty in crash that killed 2 college students

Oct. 21, 2022 15:05 PM EDT

GENEVA, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has pleaded guilty to an intoxicated driving charge for his role in a street racing crash that killed two Judson University students last year. Trevon Morris, 22, entered a blind plea Thursday to one count of aggravated driving under the...

Editorial Roundup: Illinois

Sep. 12, 2022 13:48 PM EDT

Chicago Sun-Times. September 7, 2022. Editorial: Bears wrong to expect taxpayers to fund any part of Arlington Heights stadium plan Given today’s economic climate and the generous windfall the team would reap if the venture is successful, taxpayers shouldn’t fund...

Bears say they'd need assistance to complete stadium complex

Sep. 08, 2022 23:18 PM EDT

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears say they will need taxpayer assistance if they are going to construct an enclosed suburban stadium that could host Super Bowls, Final Fours and College Football Playoff games and anchor a surrounding entertainment and residential complex. ...

Bears release renderings for enclosed suburban stadium

Sep. 06, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears plan to build an enclosed suburban stadium that could host Super Bowls, College Football Playoff games and Final Fours. The Bears released conceptual illustrations Tuesday of the proposed stadium and entertainment complex that would be built on the...

Bears President Ted Phillips to retire at end of season

Sep. 02, 2022 19:32 PM EDT

Ted Phillips helped the Chicago Bears thrive away from the field as President and CEO of the founding NFL franchise. They didn't have as much success between the lines, helping make him a sore spot for frustrated fans. Now, he's retiring at the end of the season after...

Bears set to unveil conceptual plans for suburban stadium

Sep. 01, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears are set to unveil conceptual plans for a suburban stadium and entertainment complex next week, the next step as they mull a move from their longtime home, Soldier Field. The Bears announced Thursday they will hold a community meeting Sept. 8 in...