Jackson, Miss., mayor dies suddenly of apparent heart failure

JACKSON, Miss., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Chokwe Lumumba, a nationally known lawyer and political activist, has died of heart failure after less than a year as mayor of Jackson, Miss. He was 66.

NFL: Chicago 28, Arizona 13

GLENDALE, Ariz., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Charles Tillman returned an interception for a score and Zack Bowman recovered a fumble in the end zone Sunday, boosting Chicago to a 28-13 win over Arizona.
Source: Bears' Tillman has chipped bone

Source: Bears' Tillman has chipped bone

CHICAGO, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman may have a chipped bone in his right foot but may be able to play through the injury, an NFL source said.

NFL: Chicago 51, Tennessee 20

NASHVILLE, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Brandon Marshall caught three scoring passes en route to a 122-yard performance Sunday, keying the Chicago Bears' 51-20 waltz over Tennessee.
Manning, Rodgers receive NFL honors

Manning, Rodgers receive NFL honors

NEW YORK, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Quarterbacks Peyton Manning of Denver and Aaron Rodgers of Green Bay were named Thursday as the NFL's top offensive players for the month of October.
NFL: Chicago 34, Dallas 18

NFL: Chicago 34, Dallas 18

ARLINGTON, Texas, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Lance Briggs and Charles Tillman each returned an interception for a touchdown Monday and the Chicago Bears manhandled Dallas 34-18.

NFL: Chicago 17, Minnesota 13

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Charles Tillman returned an interception for a touchdown Sunday and Chicago bested Minnesota 17-13 in the season finales for both teams.

NFL: Chicago 37, Detroit 13

CHICAGO, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Major Wright and Charles Tillman each returned interceptions for touchdowns Sunday in the Chicago Bears' 37-13 romp over NFC Central rival Detroit.

NFL: Chicago 30, Cleveland 6

CHICAGO, Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Matt Forte ran for two touchdowns and the Chicago Bears were aided by five Cleveland turnovers Sunday in a 30-6 rout of the Browns.

Bears' Tillman out with back injury

CHICAGO, July 28 (UPI) -- Starting Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman will be out indefinitely with a back injury, the Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday.

NFL: Tampa Bay 27, Chicago 24 (OT)

CHICAGO, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Matt Bryant's 21-yard field with 4:21 left in overtime Sunday gave the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a 27-24 victory over the Chicago Bears.

Bruschi among top weekly NFL players

NEW YORK, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- New England linebacker Tedy Bruschi has been named AFC Defensive Player of the Week.

NFL Chicago 19, Detroit 13 (OT)

DETROIT, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Charles Tillman scored on a 22-yard interception return in overtime to give the Chicago Bears a 19-13 win over Detroit.

NFL: Chicago 13, Minnesota 10

CHICAGO, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- An acrobatic interception by rookie Charles Tillman Sunday afternoon saved Chicago's 13-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

Bears ink first-rounders

BOURBONNAIS, Ill., July 25 (UPI) -- The Chicago Bears Friday signed both of their first-round draft picks, defensive end Michael Haynes of Penn State and Florida quarterback Rex Grossman.
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Charles Tillman
Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman (33) intercepts a pass intended for Robert Ferguson (L) in the Green Bay end zone during the second quarter on December 4, 2005 at Soldier Field in Chicago. Tillman returned the the interception 95 yards to the Green Bay 7-yard line. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)

Charles "Peanut" Tillman (born February 23, 1981 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American football cornerback for the Chicago Bears of the NFL. He was selected with the 35th overall pick of the 2003 NFL Draft.

Tillman was born in Chicago, Illinois, but spent a majority of his youth traveling around the world. His father, a sergeant in the United States Army, was frequently stationed in different locations, ranging from Ohio to Germany. Tillman attended eleven different schools during his youth, but eventually graduated from Copperas Cove High School in Texas. During his time at the school, Tillman was a two-time All-District 8-5A and all-area team selection. The Austin American-Statesman and All-State Class 5A honorable mention named him to the Super Cen-Tex team.

He attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette after graduating. He started for all four years as a left cornerback.

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