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Sep 2, 2014The Pro Football Hall of Fame displays more busts of Bears greats than any other team. But there is only one enshrined quarterback, Sid Luckman, who threw his last pass 64 years ago. Since then, there has been no shortage of Bears quarterbacks who were ...Leave a comment

Sep 2, 2014Luis Gonzalez, 33, of the 5500 block of South Kolin Avenue in Chicago was charged with aggravated battery with a firearm, reckless discharge of a firearm and vehicular invasion, officials said. Luis Gonzalez, 33, of the 5500 block of South Kolin Avenue in ...Leave a comment

Sep 2, 2014Jim Champion is a military veteran from Somonauk, in north central Illinois, who has multiple sclerosis. He fought for the legalization of medical marijuana. Jim Champion is a military veteran from Somonauk, in north central Illinois, who has multiple sclerosis.Leave a comment

Sep 2, 2014Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence has contacted authorities to investigate who stole and posted nude images of her online, a spokeswoman said on Monday, part of a reported mass hacking of celebrities' intimate photos. Online pictures of the actress, ...Leave a comment

Sep 2, 2014@olyphil@SargentIV No decent U.S. men. The gap between Serena and rest of U.S. women. Federer, Djokovic, Murray, Nadal…been there, seen that. Sky-Fever. Rob Hart / Photo for the Tribune. Elena Delle Donne reacts after the Sky topped the Fever 86-84 ...Leave a comment

Sep 2, 2014davidhaughWhat a fitting honor for @DaveEanet to have radio booth at Northwestern's Ryan Field named after him after 25 years of excellence. Congrats. Chicago Bears v Cleveland Browns. Jason Miller / Getty Images. Head coach Mike Pettine of the ...Leave a comment

Sep 2, 2014Baylor QB Bryce Petty dives into the endzone for a touchdown against SMU's Darrion Richardson. Baylor QB Bryce Petty dives into the endzone for a touchdown against SMU's Darrion Richardson. (Ronald Martinez / Getty Images). By Sports Xchange.Leave a comment

Sep 1, 2014Kane County Cougars' Mark Zagunis connects for a leadoff double against the Peoria Chiefs at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark in Geneva on Monday, Sep. 1, 2014. | Mike Mantucca / For Sun-Times Media. Kane County Cougars' Chesny Young receives high fives ...Leave a comment

Sep 1, 2014White Sox starting pitcher Hector Noesi stands in the dugout before taking the mound at U.S. Cellular Field. White Sox starting pitcher Hector Noesi stands in the dugout before taking the mound at U.S. Cellular Field. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune).Leave a comment

Sep 1, 2014Officials clean up after a tractor trailer flipped over on the Kennedy Expressway near the Kimball Avenue exit. Officials clean up after a tractor trailer flipped over on the Kennedy Expressway near the Kimball Avenue exit. (Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune).Leave a comment

Sep 1, 2014It's actually one part of the Illinois Tollway's expansive overhaul of the interchange at I-290 and the Elgin-O'Hare Expressway (now known as I-390). Tollway officials say the full project, when completed in 2017, will reduce travel times through that area by as ...Leave a comment

Sep 1, 2014On June 2, 2014, I was booked on a United Airlines flight from Chicago O'Hare to Dallas-Ft. Worth with a $25 checked bag. After 12 flight delays, the UA flight was cancelled. I rebooked onto an American Airlines flight scheduled to arrive at 1:15 am on June 3.Leave a comment