Who knows how much longer Chicago will have the Cutlers to kick around, or how much we'll see Dwyane Wade's Hollywood half, Gabrielle Union-Wade, around Chicago. But don't count Kris Bryant and Jessica Delp out of the conversation for top sports couple of Chicago.Bryant and his fiancee, whose online...
William Hogan Jr.'s career as a federal prosecutor has long been linked to the landmark El Rukn trials that ended in controversy two decades ago over allegations that cooperating witnesses had used drugs in jail, stole sensitive prosecution papers and had sex in government offices.
The Washington Post is now reporting that the CIA has concluded something widely suspected but never flatly stated by the intelligence community: That Russia moved deliberately to help elect Donald Trump as president of the United States -- not just to undermine the U.S.
When Yoan Moncada was a 19-year-old amateur out of Cuba deciding on his first major-league team, the White Sox admired him from afar. "We were interested in him as an amateur and quickly realized we weren't going to be able to sign him as an amateur," Sox general manager Rick Hahn said.
Angela "Angie" Schmelzer said she had been somewhat estranged from her son for some time before the death of her mother, Mildred "Dodie" Darrington. "I loved him, but I did not like him," Angie Schmelzer said on the stand Friday, under cross-examination by the defense attorney for her son, Richard...
In 1994, Congress was considering a constitutional amendment to require the federal budget to be balanced. A stubborn habit of running deficits had gotten out of control in the previous decade and a half, quadrupling the national debt.
A man arrested last month while gathering signatures to run for public office in Evanston has had his candidacy challenged by two people, one of whom is the wife of the city clerk, whose office the man seeks to hold.
Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said both Jonathan Toews and Brent Seabrook need to skate before they can get back in the lineup. To that end, Friday wasn't a good day because both Toews (back) and Seabrook (apparent head injury) did not skate before the Hawks' game with the Rangers.
Students in Indian Prairie District 204 high schools no longer will be required to pass a driver education course to graduate. In response to a civil rights complained filed against the school district in February, District 204 recently dropped driver education as a requirement for graduation from...
Dylann Roof wanted the world to know he hated black people and thought they were criminals. He thought about attacking drug dealers, but they might shoot back. So, he told the FBI, he picked a historic black church in Charleston he had learned about online.
Jason Heyward was nonchalant in April upon being booed in his return to Busch Stadium. "They don't boo too often, so it must be somebody important, or somebody doing something worth booing," Heyward said.
Government statistics released this week claiming that 77 minors in the U.S. were killed by unintentional gun discharges last year significantly understate the scope of an enduring public health problem.
For every Buddy Ryan in Bears lore there is a Bob Babich, for every Josh McCown a Jonathan Quinn, for every revelation a regret. You have to admit, Bears defensive coordinators and backup quarterbacks tend to endear themselves to Chicago easier than most McCaskey employees.
ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson has emerged as the top candidate for secretary of state, according to two people familiar with the deliberations. Tillerson and former Massachusetts governor and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney were two of the finalists, along with former New...
A local printing startup is looking to wrap up some funding from a celebrity investor, taking its customized gift tissue paper to ABC's "Shark Tank" for an episode airing Friday night.
Lake Zurich police said Friday that the "inappropriate activity" carried out by members of the Lake Zurich High School football team did not warrant criminal charges. Deputy Chief Kevin Finlon would not specify exactly what happened in the school's locker room Oct.
For the second time in a week, the Chicago Tribune has sued the Chicago Police Department, this time saying the department has failed to produce public records regarding complaints against officers and disciplinary actions taken in response.
Rated as a three-star prospect by recruiting analysts, senior point guard Evan Gilyard from powerhouse Simeon had multiple Division I programs from which to choose. He researched the typical criteria: won-lost records, styles of play, coaches' backgrounds.
Rajon Rondo admitted he knew little to nothing about Cristiano Felicio when Rondo signed with the Bulls. "But what I loved about him from day one of summer league is he works," Rondo said.
East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland petitioned Indiana's top officials to declare the lead-contaminated Calumet neighborhood a disaster. Copeland's decision to seek declaration from Gov. Mike Pence was announced after a two-hour meeting with residents Friday.
In a matchup that pitted the current Blackhawks backup Scott Darling against the guy he replaced in the job, Antti Raanta, it was Raanta who ultimately prevailed in this showdown as the Rangers came away with a 1-0 overtime victory after Nick Holden scored the winning goal 55 seconds into overtime. ...
Feral Pines proved to be as complex in death as she was in life as friends and family struggled this week to settle on the correct name to remember the victim of the Oakland warehouse party fire killed along with 35 others.
Before Wade Davis settled on spending his winters in New York's Hudson Valley with his wife Katelyn, the Florida native was just as comfortable working out with Lake Wales (Fla.) High School baseball players trying to follow in his footsteps.
President-elect Donald Trump claimed Friday night that African-Americans came through for him "big league" in the November election and said those who stayed home were "almost as good" as those who voted for him.
It was the emergence of Scott Darling late in the 2014-15 season that put him ahead of Antti Raanta on the Blackhawks' goaltending depth chart and eventually drove Raanta out of town.That offseason the Hawks traded Raanta to the Rangers, where he has been since.
A 22-year-old man is accused of firing a gun at Chicago police officers in University Village early Thursday, police said. Marco DiPaolo, 22, of the 1000 block of West Taylor Street, is charged with three counts of attempted first-degree murder and aggravated discharge of firearm police said.
A Cook County judge on Friday ordered the city and Mayor Rahm Emanuel to produce an index of certain emails and text messages that the mayor sent and received on personal devices, as the Chicago Tribune and the city continue to battle over the mayor's electronic communications.Judge Kathleen Pantle...
Cases of a dangerous superbug increased 27 percent last year in a region surrounding Chicago, a new survey shows, but incidents were down in the city, and officials say they are making strides in containing the contagion.
The CIA has concluded in a secret assessment that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help Donald Trump win the presidency, rather than just to undermine confidence in the U.S.
Police said a person is being questioned in the home invasion and aggravated battery of a 94-year-old woman on the Southwest Side. Earlier, police released an image of a man wanted for questioning in the Dec.