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Noesi Leads White Sox To 5-2 Victory Over Twins

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Chicago White Sox - Game One
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Hector Noesi allowed three hits over 7 2-3 innings and Adam Eaton had three hits and two RBIs to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 5-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Noesi (5-7) gave up two runs, struck out three and walked one in an impressive performance. Alexei Ramirez added two hits and an RBI for Chicago and Jake Petricka went one inning to pick up his fifth save in six chances. Phil Hughes ...
Full article at: CBS Chicago 3 hours ago

Teen Shot At Kedvale Park

(STMW) -- A 17-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot at Kedvale Park in the Humboldt Park neighborhood Thursday evening. The teen was shot by two males that were riding bicycles about 8:25 p.m. at Kedvale Park, 4131 W. Hirsch St., said police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala. The shooters rode away on their bikes after the shooting, Zala said. The teen was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition, Zala added. (Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicag ...
Full article at: CBS Chicago 4 hours ago

Girl, 9, Does Not Return Home After School: Police

(STMW) — Police issued an alert after a 9-year-old girl did not return to her Hermosa neighborhood home from school Thursday afternoon on the Northwest Side. Emily Rivera is a student at William Nixon Elementary School at 2121 N. Keller Ave., and was last seen about 12:30 p.m., Chicago Police said in a missing person alert. Emily was walking from school to her home in the 2300 block of North Kenneth Avenue, bu ...
Full article at: CBS Chicago 8 hours ago, 5:07pm CDT

Illinois Trustees Give Groce Extension, Boost Arena Renovation Budget

Michigan v Illinois
CHICAGO (AP) — University of Illinois trustees have boosted the size of the budget for the State Farm Center renovation and given basketball coach John Groce a raise and contract extension. Trustees meeting in Chicago on Thursday agreed to increase the budget for the arena work from $165 million to $169.5 million. The extra money is intended to cover additional costs related to a new scoreboard, video boards and other items. Work on the arena has ...
Full article at: CBS Chicago 9 hours ago, 4:05pm CDT

Chicago Attorneys Provide Legal Assistance To Immigrant Children

CHICAGO (CBS) – Lawyers for the National Immigrant Justice Center, which is part of Chicago’s Heartland Alliance, are now giving legal help to about 500 immigrant children – 85 to 90 percent of whom have come from Central America. Managing Attorney Ashley Huebner told the story of one girl, now 18 years old, whose odyssey Huebner says is more or less typical. “Her father physically and sexually abused her throughout her whole childhood,” she said. WBBM 780’s Steve Miller WBBM 780/ ...
Full article at: CBS Chicago 11 hours ago, 2:01pm CDT

Kids, Don’t Wear Your Blues Shirts Around Patrick Kane

Stones Fest: A Benefit Concert for Sweet Relief
(CBS) In the latest Blackhawks offseason news, Patrick Kane’s in Buffalo, primarily to visit his family but also to dominate some men’s league hockey games for entertainment purposes. While there, Kane also has plenty of time to take pictures with kids. But kids, a word of warning — leave your St. Louis Blues shirt at home if you’re going to hang out with Kane. Below is why (our only explanation is the young man is a diehard Ryan Miller fan from the goalie’s days in Buffalo and decided to ...
Full article at: CBS Chicago 12 hours ago, 1:22pm CDT

Aldermen Back Tougher Fines For Graffiti

CHICAGO (CBS) – A City Council panel has endorsed stiffer penalties for people caught defacing buildings and other structures with graffiti. WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports the Committee on Public Safety on Thursday recommended the full City Council approve increased fines for those convicted of graffiti offenses from $750 to a range of $1,500 to $2,500. Debbie De Lopez, wh ...
Full article at: CBS Chicago 12 hours ago, 1:14pm CDT

Anthony Rizzo Told Cancer Patient He’d Homer For Him, Then Went Yard Twice

(CBS) Love or hate the Cubs, you have to respect their first baseman, Anthony Rizzo. At 24 and a first-time All-Star this year, Rizzo is blossoming into a team leader in addition to being quite the slugger, with a National League-leading 25 homers. He has a soft side too, as was on display Tuesday night. Prior to Tuesday’s game against the Padres, Rizzo told 22-year-old cancer patient Mike Kasallis that he would hit a home run for him. Turns out ...
Full article at: CBS Chicago 13 hours ago, 12:58pm CDT

Six Cities With Worst Murder Rates In United States

Chris Mason Johnson Portrait Session
By John Dodge CHICAGO (CBS) — During roughly the past three decades, there have been six cities that have been the worst for murders, per capita. If you said Chicago made that list you would be … Wrong. As CBS Chicago correspondent Mason Johnson has reported in great detail, Chicago is not the “murder capital” of anything. Officially the FBI states the Chicago metro area murder rate is about 7 per 100,000 residents, but that includes much more than just the city itself. Within the ...
Full article at: CBS Chicago 13 hours ago, 12:52pm CDT

Preview: Padres-Cubs

San Diego Padres v Colorado Rockies
Tyson Ross opposes Edwin Jackson tonight at Wrigle ...
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