The Big News Roll
With cornerback Charles Tillman out for the rest of the season, the Bears moved Tuesday to replace him in the secondary, promoting nickelback Isiah Frey. The presence of Frey, who played nickel in every game last season, figures to move Tim Jennings over to cornerback to take the place of the veteran Tillman. The team
An autopsy Tuesday was inconclusive for a man found dead in an O’Hare Airport parking lot after he had been reported missing from north suburban Evanston last week. Keith Tomaszewski, 55, of the 3200 block of Hartzell Street in Evanston, was found dead on the ground about 7:15 a.m. Sunday in Parking Lot B at
A wrongful death lawsuit was filed Tuesday by the family of a man fatally struck by a northwest suburban police SUV Sunday morning. The brother of 20-year-old Fredi Morales filed the suit Tuesday in Cook County Circuit Court against the Village of Wheeling, alleging wrongful death and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The on-duty officer
The Bears started the season in the middle of the pack in national power rankings. The loss to the Bills two weeks ago almost unanimously moved them to the bottom third of the league. Now the Bears are back in the middle of the pack again after a thrilling, come-from-behind win against the 49ers on
Sponsors continue to show their displeasure with the Minnesota Vikings and Adrian Peterson, and another big one may be ready to jump ship. According to The Associated Press, Nike has pulled all Peterson gear off the shelves of their stores in the Twin Cities. An eye-opening development: Nike stores in Twin Cities have pulled all
Tribune Media Co. is seeking a partner to help redevelop some property along the Chicago River near the Freedom Center.
(WAUKEGAN) A Waukegan man is charged with robbing two stores about an hour apart last month in the northern suburb. Jimmie D. Graves, 26, is accused of robbing Rainbow Kids at 1305 N. Lewis about 8:30 p.m. Aug. 25; and a Family Dollar at 1106 Washington St. less than an hour later, Waukegan police said
Anheuser-Busch is the latest NFL sponsor to express disappointment in the league’s handling of recent player behavior.
(WOODSTOCK) A northwest suburban man is behind bars Tuesday after police charged him with having sexual contact with a pre-teen girl for several years. Erik J. Avila-Arredondo, 34, was arrested by Woodstock police following an investigation assisted by the Child Advocacy Center of McHenry County, a statement from police said. Avila-Arredondo “engaged in inappropriate sexual
The Bears didn’t sound too concerned about safety Chris Conte’s left shoulder injury Tuesday, despite not offering a diagnosis until the league-mandated injury report mandates one. Conte injured his shoulder in the second quarter Sunday night after making a diving, highlight-reel interception. Coach Marc Trestman said Conte is “day-to-day,” and that he was “hopeful” the