Rockies Beat Cubs 6-4 In 10 innings

Brandon Barnes hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 6-4 on Wednesday night.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 10:45 pm

Whitecaps And Fire Play To 0-0 Draw

Chicago goalkeeper Sean Johnson made a second half save to preserve the Fire's 0-0 tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps on Wednesday night.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 10:21 pm

Despite Media Coverage, Chicago Violence Down Significantly From 20 Years Ago

True or false: Chicago is more dangerous today than ever before? Many would say "true" pointing to murders and shootings, countless news reports, plus posts on social media all describing the city's violence.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 10:15 pm

Youth Baseball Board Steps Down After Cop Killer Allowed To Coach

There is a big debate in the far South Side Hegewisch neighborhood over a convicted cop killer who was allowed to coach kids' baseball.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 10:09 pm

Woman Catches Burglar With Secret Camera

CHICAGO (CBS) – A Chicago woman noticed things were disappearing from her apartment so she set up surveillance and was shocked by what she found. Nina Filipponio has been running the family cafe and bar […]

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 10:03 pm

Bicyclist Struck By Vehicle, Seriously Injured In Crystal Lake Crash

A bicyclist sustained serious injuries Wednesday afternoon when he was struck by a vehicle in northwest suburban Crystal Lake.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 9:33 pm

White Sox Fall To Tigers 7-2

Max Scherzer pitched seven impressive innings, and the Detroit Tigers scored six runs in the first inning en route to a 7-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 9:31 pm

Facebook & Instagram Are Censoring Motherhood, Says 4th Trimester Bodies Project

Chicago photographer Ashlee Wells Jackson has come up against two formidable opponents, Facebook and Instagram, in her quest to help mothers feel good about their post-baby bodies.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 7:18 pm

Music Director At Suburban Catholic Church Fired After Same-Sex Engagement

Some parishioners at a north suburban Roman Catholic church are upset with the archdiocese - for the firing of the parish music director after he got engaged to his male partner.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 6:16 pm

Teen Daughter Charged In Murder Of Flight Attendant

The 17-year old daughter of a veteran United Airlines Flight Attendant whose body was discovered in the trunk of her car in Gary now stands charged with her murder, reports WBBm's Kimberly Easton.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 5:44 pm

Watch Dog “Awards” Restaurant Chains For Unhealthy Meals

The Center for Science in the Public Interest -- a-k-a the food police -- released its 2014 Xtreme Eating Awards.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 5:31 pm

Report: White Sox Reliever Jones Had Elbow Surgery, ’15 Season In Doubt

Nate Jones reportedly tore his UCL and is facing a recovery period of at least 12 months.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 4:44 pm

Two Charged With Shooting Addison Woman, 2 Daughters In Hammond

Two men have been charged with shooting an Addison woman and her two daughters who drove to Hammond to purchase cell phones on Sunday morning.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 4:30 pm

Bears Notes: Marshall Says Cutler Could ‘Absolutely’ Be MVP

Also, Kyle Long has been cleared to return to action and should be in pads Saturday.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 3:50 pm

Girl, 16, Sexually Assaulted In Greater Grand Crossing

A teenage girl was sexually assaulted Monday night while walking home in the Greater Grand Crossing neighborhood.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 3:42 pm

Tickets For David Bowie Exhibit At MCA Go On Sale Thursday

Tickets go on sale on Thursday for the highly anticipated David Bowie exhibit coming to the Museum of Contemporary Art.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 3:06 pm

Emma: McCray Enters Mix In Bears’ Safety Dance

"I just know I got a good opportunity to go out there and show what I can do," Danny McCray says.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 2:59 pm

Plaque Honoring MIAs, POWs To Be Rededicated At O’Hare Oasis

The now-closed Des Plaines Oasis had displayed a plaque dedicated to 19 servicemen who had been listed as missing in action or were prisoners of war. Thursday - that plaque is being rededicated - at another location.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 2:50 pm

Reports: Cubs Acquire Felix Doubront

Doubront has struggled mightily this season with a 6.07 ERA.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 2:34 pm

Report: Yankees, White Sox Still Talking Danks Trade

New York needs another arm after its rotation has been ravaged by injury.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 2:12 pm

5 Crazy Plays By A Shortstop You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

A super human shortstop, no Derek Jeter, we’re not talking about you.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 1:54 pm

VIDEO: Indiana Women Stuck On Train Tracks Jump Under Freight Train To Survive

Two Indiana women barely dodged a 14,000-ton freight train recently as they found themselves stuck on an Indiana trestle.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 1:50 pm

One Dead, Three Hurt In Bus Crash In Edgewater

A man loading groceries into his car in Edgewater was killed late Wednesday morning, after his car was struck by another vehicle involved in a crash with a CTA bus.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 1:46 pm

Preview: Rockies-Cubs

Brett Anderson opposes Travis Wood tonight at Wrigley Field.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 1:41 pm

Bunch O Balloons: Set Up A Huge Water Fight In Minutes

A backyard water balloon fight is the stuff of childhood legend.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 1:33 pm