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James Russell walks in from the bullpen to say goodbye to his Cubs teammates on Thursday afternoon after news broke that he was traded to the Braves. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Focus Now Turns To Adding Pitching Depth

The next 18 to 24 months will be spent chasing young pitching talent, Jed Hoyer says.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2014

Cubs right-hander Jeff Samardzija. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Report: Samardzija Sold His Chicago Condo For $600K

That was good timing.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2014

Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoyer: Many Options For Fitting Cubs’ Puzzle Pieces Together

Jed Hoyer also explained the position-switching options available for Cubs prospects.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

Angels outfielder Mike Trout, center. (Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Levine: Abreu, Trout Still Unsure Of Home Run Derby Status

Angels star Mike Trout is wary of messing with his line drive-producing swing.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2014

A's outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. (Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Watch: Yoenis Cespedes Guns Down Runner From 300+ Feet

Don’t run on Cespedes. Don’t even try.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

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Oakland Tops UIC 86-71

Travis Bader scored 28 points and Duke Mondy added 17 with eight assists and seven boards to pace Oakland past Illinois-Chicago 86-71 on Friday night.

02/21/2014

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Oakland Scores At Buzzer To Beat Ill-Chicago 76-75

Duke Mondy hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer and Oakland secured a 76-75 comeback over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday.

01/25/2014

HS training

Tips for Parents of High School Athletes

No matter what the level of ability a high school student athlete has, parents should understand the value of getting involved in their child’s program of choice as they collectively enter one of the most important chapters of their lives.

08/22/2013

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Woman Dead After Oakland Fire

A woman is dead and three people were displaced during a fire at a home in the South Side Oakland neighborhood Sunday morning.

03/10/2013

The Detroit Tigers celebrate their series victory over Oakland. (Credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Verlander, Tigers Eliminate Oakland

On the mound and in the clubhouse, Justin Verlander made sure Detroit’s postseason party wasn’t over yet.

10/12/2012

Chicago police investigate after a 17-year-old boy was shot and killed on the 4000 block of South Lake Park Avenue on Sept. 26, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Boy, 14, Charged With Killing Older Teen In Oakland Neighborhood

A 14-year-old boy stands charged with the murder of a boy three years older, who was gunned down while walking with friends in the Oakland neighborhood earlier this week.

CBS Chicago–09/29/2012

Chicago police investigate after a 17-year-old boy was shot and killed on the 4000 block of South Lake Park Avenue on Sept. 26, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Teen Shot And Killed In Oakland

A teenage boy was shot dead in the Oakland neighborhood Wednesday night on the South Side.

09/26/2012

Shooting

Girl, 12, Among Two Shot In South Side Drive-By

A man and a 12-year-old girl were hurt in a drive-by shooting Tuesday night in the South Side Oakland community.

09/18/2012

64th And Hoyne Shooting

2 Killed, 8 Injured In Overnight Gun Violence

Two people were killed and eight others were wounded in gun violence that struck several neighborhoods on the city’s South and West sides overnight.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2012

47th Place Shooting

5 Teens Among 8 Wounded By Gunfire In Another Violent Night

It was another night of violence across Chicago, with five teenagers among the wounded in eight separate shootings.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

Second City Cop: Electrical Tape

Cop Blog: Concealing Tape Is ‘Your New G8 Best Friend’

There is a suggestion on a Chicago Police officer’s Web site for how officers can avoid citizen complaints during the expected street protests when the G8 and NATO summits come to town this spring.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

At Chicago City Hall Outside The Mayor's Office. (AP Photo)

Parents, Activists Protest Planned School Closings At City Hall

Parents on Wednesday took their concerns over the Chicago Public Schools turnaround right to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s welcome mat.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Chicago Bulls v Golden State Warriors

Rose Scores Only 13 As Bulls Lose To Warriors 99-91

Derrick Rose had a poor night and scored only 13 points for the Bulls Monday, as they lost 99-91 to the Golden State Warriors.

CBS Chicago–12/27/2011

Officer Injured

Officer Hit With Brick In Attempted Robbery

Two people tried to rob a Chicago Police officer in the South Side’s Oakland neighborhood overnight, by hitting him in the head with a brick.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

4 Killed, 13 Others Wounded In Shootings Overnight

Three men and one woman were killed and at least another 13 wounded in shootings throughout the city late Friday and early Saturday.

06/04/2011

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