Chicago Bears receiver Marquess Wilson (broken right collarbone) is not expected to play for another four weeks, and the Bears have the option at 3 p.m.
Two days after an Elmhurst man shot his wife and the couple's two developmentally disabled adult children before taking his own life, family members issued a statement saying that "Frank and Joan Stack will be remembered for an unwavering commitment" to their family.
Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman was asked after Monday morning’s practice at Halas Hall whether he had settled on his starting safeties for Sunday’s season opener against the Bills.
Three U.S. citizens detained in North Korea spoke to the U.S.
The Chicago Bears announced their 10-man practice squad Monday, including seven players who had been with them throughout training camp and the preseason.
Naked pictures of Jennifer Lawrence were among a number of nude and risque images posted online Sunday in what appears to be a major breach of celebrity accounts.
Tammy Duckworth, an Illinois congresswoman and Iraq War amputee, announced Monday that she is pregnant and is due in early December.
Actress Jenny McCarthy and pop star turned reality television star Donnie Wahlberg have tied the knot in St.
DENVER (Reuters) - All five people aboard a single-engine airplane were killed when it crashed on Sunday in a field adjacent to a runway at a northern Colorado airport, authorities said.
BILBAO, Spain -- Kenneth Faried scored 22 points on 11- of-14 shooting and the United States pulled away down the stretch for a 98-77 win over Turkey on Day 2 of the 2014 FIBA World Cup.
NEW YORK - Two-time defending champion Serena Williams rode her big serve to a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Kaia Kanepi of Estonia to advance to the quarterfinals of the U.S.
Belying their reputation as the dumb cousins of early modern humans, Neanderthals created cave art, an activity regarded as a major cognitive step in the evolution of humankind, scientists reported Monday in a paper describing the first discovery of artwork by this extinct species.
When it comes to transportation, the Chicago region has a bad case of terminal neglect.
A Riverside County school district is planning to drop its "Arabs" school mascot after complaints that it was offensive.
Peet's Coffee & Tea is embarking on a major expansion in Chicago, hoping to win over coffee connoisseurs with fresh-roasted beans and handcrafted drinks.
Labor Day traditionally has marked the kickoff of the fall campaign season, but the heated race for governor between Democrat Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner has made the holiday little more than an election-year speed bump.
Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, have begun wearing body cameras after weeks of unrest over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a white officer and sharply differing accounts of the incident, officials said on Sunday.
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The Bears will enter the regular season with a new long snapper after they waived Brandon Hartson on Sunday.
At the start of every practice, New Trier High School's girls tennis team spends 10 minutes on drills that don't help players hit the ball more skillfully, yet might be the most important part of their athletic routine.
Charges are pending against a male who allegedly shot someone after a soccer game in an Oak Forest forest preserve Sunday, officials said.
A Chicago Heights boy who was swimming in the Kankakee River with other youths was pronounced dead after being pulled from the water Sunday evening, according to Illinois State Police officials.
All lanes of the inbound Kennedy Expressway continued to be closed after a semi-truck rollover accident this morning, Illinois State Police officials said.
Labor Day started cloudy in downtown Chicago — advance warning of what forecasters say promises to be an overcast day with some rain and warmer than normal temperatures.
A 46-year-old man is in custody after beating a woman, hitting her young son when he tried to intervene and throwing an 18-month-old girl out a vehicle window early this morning, according to police.
People accused of violent domestic abuse crimes may soon be forced to pay for their own electronic monitoring as a condition of bail, regardless of whether an order of protection is already in place, under a newly amended state law.People accused of violent domestic abuse crimes may soon be forced to pay for their own electronic monitoring as a condition of bail, regardless of whether an order of protection is already in place, under a newly amended state law.
Week 1 of the NFL regular season has arrived, a daunting prospect for a Bears special teams unit that struggled in many areas during exhibition games.
A woman was in critical condition and a man was injured in a shooting in the Rogers Park neighborhood this afternoon, police said.
Uma Mukherjee sat in an office chair in a conference room at the Chicago law firm of Mayer Brown, clutching a tissue in her left hand.