Archive for July, 2012

USA Olympic Boxing

USA Olympic Boxing

The United States Boxing Team has started off quite impressively at the London 2012 games with wins by every boxer over the weekend and Terrell Gausha’s recording of the only knockout in the tournament thus far. The only blemish to team USA was by Marcus Browne who lost to Australian Damien Hooper in the Light-Heavyweight division earlier this morning. Gausha, 24, is […]

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Chicago cop rescues baby on Chicago Skyway

Chicago cop rescues baby on Chicago Skyway

  A family found themselves in distress on the Chicago Skyway on Saturday. While commuting, the family observed that their 21-month-old baby was not breathing in the back seat of the vehicle. They pulled over and discovered that the baby was unresponsive. The father of the baby turned to see a Chicago police vehicle driving in his direction. He immediately […]

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New CityTarget opens in the Loop

New CityTarget opens in the Loop

  The new CityTarget held its grand opening in the loop Sunday. The 32 window, 124,000 square foot, two-story store occupies the old Carson Pirie Scott Location at 1 S. State St. The historic Sullivan Center is also the first location for a Target store in a U.S. Historical Landmark. The store features a pharmacy, fresh food, alcohol, exclusive Chicago […]

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Fire breaks out in Old Post Office

Fire breaks out in Old Post Office

  A fire broke out in the old Main Post Office Sunday evening. The Chicago Fire Department was called just after 7 p.m. to 433 W. Van Buren St. A Still and Box and EMS Plan 1 response were called to the scene for precautionary measures. No injuries were reported and smoke was contained to duct work, according to the […]

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Northwestern Gets New Uniforms

Northwestern Gets New Uniforms

Northwestern has become the first Big 10 team to partner with Under Armour for it’s new uniforms which will be worn during the upcoming 2012 football campaign. A team spokesperson said that the uniform is to bring out the newest in modern technology, while still trying to keep with long standing tradition that comes with Wildcat Football. Under Armour has […]

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Bears Trade for DT Depth

Bears Trade for DT Depth

The Bears have sent a 7th Round Pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for Brian Price, a second year player from UCLA. Price had recently become available after he was involved in a skirmish with top pick Mark Barron during a training camp drill. Lovie Smith has addressed the situation as saying you can never have enough defensive line help, […]

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Top Flight TB

NCAA Football Media Week

As the College Football season approaches various top collegiate football conferences have been holding their media availability sessions at  hotels and resorts around the country. Today the Pac 12 tpok its turn to have coaches and team captains meet with the media. The Pac is loaded with offensive talent, but today’s spotlight was on USC Coach Lane Kiffin, whose program just got off probation for the […]

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War on Drugs gets some help from lawmakers

War on Drugs gets some help from lawmakers

Illinois State Governor Pat Quinn, signed House Bill 5877 into law today at the Illinois State Police crime lab. The bill was sponsored by House Speaker Michael Madigan was agreed upon today almost 14 years after it had been brought to the state. The law creates an exemption in Illinois’ eavesdropping statute which allows State’s Attorneys to give prior approval for […]

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Levied Sactions

NCAA Comes down on Penn St.

A day after the Joe Paterno statue was taken down by Penn State officials, Dr. Mark Emmert – in coordination with the governing bodies of Collegiate Athletics - levied some of the heaviest sanctions against a football program since the Southern Methodist pay-for-play scandal in 1987. Penn State will have to pay a $60 Million penalty, will have a four-year ban from postseason […]

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2,534 Career Hits Entering Tuesday

Ichiro Suzuki Traded from Worst to First

Future Hall of Famer and potential 3,000 hit member Ichiro Suzuki was traded from the Seattle Mariners to the New York Yankees over the weekend for two minor league pitchers. Ichiro will manage right field for the Yanks, something he did for 12 years in Seattle. Ichiro has been a cultural icon for most of his career.  He was named A.L. […]

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