FACE TO FAITH: The Bears’ Sam Acho says “my faith” in Jesus “is a part of who I am.” Also: “There’s a bunch of guys in the NFL that need Jesus.”
THE WATCHDOGS: Melrose Park limits assault weapons, but on-duty cops raffled off an AR-15-style rifle at the Taste of Melrose Park festival.
Nearly 400 Chicago cops were investigated by the Chicago Police Department from 1997 to 2014 for alcohol or drug use, a Sun-Times analysis finds.
FACE TO FAITH: Doubt “just an intensifying of one’s relationship with God” — Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
FACE TO FAITH PODCAST: “My problem with the Jewish liturgy is that it can be translated: ‘Dear God, I am a meatball — and . . . smite my enemies.’ “
THE WATCHDOGS: It’s one more irregularity in a case the FBI has been investigating for months.
Cardinal Blase Cupich: “Some of the greatest Christians I know are people who don’t actually have a kind of faith system.” Face to Faith podcast.
The Cook County state’s attorney’s office has suddenly dropped the criminal case against Joseph Baskins, the robbery suspect, without explanation.
Daniel Biss, Democrat running for governor, says he’s a modestly observant Jew, likes his religion’s “constant questioning.” “Face to Faith” podcast.
FACE TO FAITH: “I think the bigger problem is not atheism, it’s indifference” — Martin Marty, retired U. of C. prof with a new book on Martin Luther.
Errant driver’s close calls with three planes were among 90 airfield mishaps at O’Hare Airport since the start of 2015, records show.
Because of a snafu, the FAA didn’t investigate
“We grew up in a Christian home, and faith, worship was not just a Sunday thing. It was every day.”
THE WATCHDOGS: CTA crime is up, and more than 90 percent of serious crimes reported on the L and buses and at CTA stations in Chicago go unsolved.
‘FACE TO FAITH’: United Church of Christ Rev. Marilyn Pagan-Banks: Important to “walk” with others, “not wronging them or shaming them.” Hear podcast.