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Aug 30, 2014A 50-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle as he crossed a street in the East Garfield Park neighborhood early this morning, police said. The man was crossing the 3600 block of West Congress Parkway when a westbound light-colored ...Leave a comment

Aug 30, 2014A 23-year-old man was shot in the foot on the 9100 block of South Yates Blvd. in Calumet Heights, officer Veejay Zala said. The man was reportedly sitting on a resident's porch when an occupant of a black SUV began shooting. The victim's condition was ...Leave a comment

Aug 30, 2014Fans of West Chicago football will be on the edge of their seats all season long if the first game is any indication of things to come. Coach Ted Monken's team came out firing Friday night on the road against East Aurora and hung on for a 26-24 victory. Despite ...Leave a comment

Aug 30, 2014Cougars enjoying remarkable turnaround. More Football. Mercure helps Lakes heat up · Davidson, Barrington jolt Jacobs · Naperville North sets the record straight · Elgin, Dundee-Crown postponed again · Weather again creates havoc on opening night.Leave a comment

Aug 30, 2014Shown Tuesday, May 4, 2005, the gravestone of Emmett Till, who was murdered in 1955. The grave is located in the Burr Oak Cemetery in Alsip, IL. The FBI is ordering the exhumation of the body of Emmett Till in the next few weeks and an autopsy will be ...Leave a comment

Aug 30, 2014Scouting the Montini Broncos. More Football. Mercure helps Lakes heat up · Davidson, Barrington jolt Jacobs · Naperville North sets the record straight · Elgin, Dundee-Crown postponed again · Weather again creates havoc on opening night. page v1.3.Leave a comment

Aug 30, 2014Scouting the Downers Grove South Mustangs. More Football. Mercure helps Lakes heat up · Davidson, Barrington jolt Jacobs · Naperville North sets the record straight · Elgin, Dundee-Crown postponed again · Weather again creates havoc on opening night.Leave a comment

Aug 30, 2014Ian Stewart in intrasquad game during Spring Training at HoHoKam Park in Mesa, Arizona on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. Ian Stewart in intrasquad game during Spring Training at HoHoKam Park in Mesa, Arizona on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. (Scott Strazzante ...Leave a comment

Aug 30, 2014David Price leaves the dugout after being pulled by Manager Brad Ausmus during the third inning of a game against the New York Yankees. David Price leaves the dugout after being pulled by Manager Brad Ausmus during the third inning of a game against ...Leave a comment

Aug 30, 2014Tyler Flowers with his remote control car at U.S. Cellular Field. (Chris Sweda / Chicago Tribune). By Blake Schuster. BaseballTyler FlowersChicago White SoxAdam DunnJohn DanksChris SaleSpring Training. White Sox players relieve boredom racing ...Leave a comment

Aug 30, 2014Hinsdale Central wide receiver Thomas Ives catches a touchdown pass against Bolingbrook on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Hinsdale Central wide receiver Thomas Ives catches a touchdown pass against Bolingbrook on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (Corey R. Minkanic ...Leave a comment

Aug 30, 2014Jose Abreu committed his fifth and sixth errors of the season in the fourth inning Friday night. Sox right-hander Scott Carroll again hurt by Sox mistakes. White Sox manager Robin Ventura had just been talking Friday afternoon about Jose Abreu's improving ...Leave a comment

Aug 30, 2014This scene played out many times Friday night for teams from the Aurora Beacon-News, Elgin Courier-News and Naperville Sun coverage areas. The offense for each team started strong, scoring on its first possession. Oswego junior quarterback Steven ...Leave a comment