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Nick Viverito (left) and William Christopher Pettry went to Jacksonville, Fla., last weekend to watch the Chicago Bears play the Jacksonville Jaguars, but Pettry was killed when another man slashed his throat in a restaurant hours before the game. (Photo courtesy Nick Viverito)

Bears Players Hosting Fund-Raiser For Slain Fan

Some Bears players are hosting a fundraiser this weekend for the family of a Lake Villa man who was murdered last weekend in Florida.

10/12/2012

Nick Viverito (left) and William Christopher Pettry went to Jacksonville, Fla., last weekend to watch the Chicago Bears play the Jacksonville Jaguars, but Pettry was killed when another man slashed his throat in a restaurant hours before the game. (Photo courtesy Nick Viverito)

Murdered Bears Fan’s Best Friend: ‘I’m Stunned … Nothing Makes Sense’

Nick Viverito watched his best friend die this weekend, when his friend’s throat was slashed during a weekend trip to watch the Chicago Bears play in Florida.

CBS 2–10/09/2012

Matthew Hinson has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. (Credit: Jacksonville Police Department)

Man Accused Of Stabbing Bears Fan Charged With Murder

The man accused of slashing the throat of a Bears fan attending the game in Jacksonville over the weekend appeared in court today, charged with murder.

10/08/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn Defends Plan To De-Institutionalize Mentally Ill, Disabled

Gov. Pat Quinn is defending his administration’s plan to move people out of state institutions for the mentally and physically disabled and into community care settings.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn To Close Mental Institutions In Tinley, Jacksonville

Gov. Pat Quinn announced Thursday that he plans to close a Tinley Park mental hospital and a Jacksonville center for people with developmental disabilities as he ramps up efforts to move people out of state institutions and into group homes or other kinds of community care.

01/19/2012

Bears Sign Rod Wilson To A One-Year Contract

The Chicago Bears announced that they’ve sign linebacker Rod Wilson to a one-year contract. Wilson was originally drafted by the Bears in 2005 and played in 28 games during the 2006 and 2007 seasons. 

09/16/2010

NFL stands by Calvin Johnson incomplete pass ruling

ALLEN PARK, Mich. — The NFL is standing behind how a buzz-creating call was handled in the Detroit-Chicago game. Lions coach Jim Schwartz refuses to make a fuss about it. Jacksonville Jaguars coach Jack Del […]

09/14/2010