Chicago Tribune

January 10, 2018

Curtain rises on Matt Nagy era: ‘Above everything, he’s a superb teacher’

Chicago Tribune If the city of Chicago needs a starting point, a ray of hope to latch onto as it rushes to familiarize itself with the […]
October 15, 2017

Bears vs. Ravens: On paper, this is a matchup Bears can win

Chicago Tribune 4 storylines Trubisky, Take 2: Bears rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky completed 12 of 25 passes for 128 yards, a touchdown, a lost fumble and the […]
August 23, 2017

Girl Scouts accuse Boy Scouts of recruiting girls to increase membership

Chicago Tribune Long plagued by declining membership, the Boy Scouts are considering a campaign to recruit in a previously untapped market: girls. The Girl Scouts aren’t […]
August 23, 2017

Family of missing Chinese scholar at U. of I. speaks of pain and uncertainty

Chicago Tribune When Yingying Zhang’s mother learned that her daughter had gone missing from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on June 9, she fainted. She could not […]
August 22, 2017

Decatur sailor among the missing from USS McCain; Navy reports some remains found

Chicago Tribune Navy divers searching a flooded compartment of the USS John S. McCain found remains of some of the 10 sailors missing in a collision between the […]
August 21, 2017

Homeless group close to suit over bike path plan in Uptown

Chicago Tribune The more than three dozen people who live in tents under the Lake Shore Drive bridges at Wilson and Lawrence avenues know better than […]
August 21, 2017

Suspects’ ‘sex fantasies’ led to fatal high-rise stabbing, prosecutors say

Chicago Tribune A former Northwestern professor and an Oxford University employee lured a 26-year-old man into a Near North Side high rise and stabbed him dozens […]
August 19, 2017

Chicago cop goes on trial for shooting 16 times into car full of teens

Chicago Tribune With his handgun drawn and cocked sideways, Chicago police Officer Marco Proano charged up to a stolen car filled with black teenagers during a […]
August 18, 2017

Morning Spin: Cullerton tries stand-up comedy at Rauner’s expense

Chicago Tribune Topspin Senate President John Cullerton turned his speaking slot before Democrats‘ annual Illinois State Fair fundraiser into an attempt at a stand-up comedy routine, with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner serving […]
August 7, 2017

Commentary: How Democrats keep guns in the hands of the rich

Chicago Tribune When it comes to voting rights, any obstacles outrage liberals; even free government-issued IDs are viewed as disenfranchising poor and disproportionately black people. But […]
August 4, 2017

Morning Spin: School funding talks continue, and so does the blame game

Chicago Tribune Topspin Negotiations over Illinois school funding continued behind the scenes Thursday, but it might be hard to tell given each side’s public comments blasting […]
July 29, 2017

Bears cornerback Prince Amukamara combines confidence with self-awareness

Chicago Tribune Cornerbacks ooze self-confidence naturally to the point that it’s not an extra helping of assurance. It’s more like an extra truckload of swag. There […]
July 19, 2017

The Final Confession of Peter W. Smith

Judicial Watch I first ran into Peter W. Smith—that crafty master of the dark side of oppo research—in the early 1990s. The Chicago financier was spreading around […]
July 16, 2017

30 people shot, 3 fatally, in 18 hours in Chicago

Chicago Tribune Thirty people were shot, three fatally, during a violent 18-hour-period from Saturday to Sunday in Chicago, which included a police-involved shooting and an attack […]
July 14, 2017

Peter W. Smith, GOP operative who sought Clinton’s emails from Russian hackers, committed suicide, records show

Chicago Tribune A Republican donor and operative from Chicago’s North Shore who said he had tried to obtain Hillary Clinton‘s missing emails from Russian hackers killed himself […]
July 13, 2017

Holy hog! Harley dealership planned across from Wrigley Field

Chicago Tribune Long accustomed to the roar of the crowd, Wrigley Field neighbors will soon notice a new sound: the rumble of hogs. A Harley-Davidson motorcycle dealership is […]
July 9, 2017

From respected physics student at U. of I. to kidnapping suspect

Chicago Tribune Growing up here in north central Wisconsin, Brendt Christensen was a smart, friendly boy — the sort of child neighbors recall years later with […]
July 7, 2017

For some baseball players on roster bubble, it’s like they live in a revolving door

Chicago Tribune Adam Engel was in Charlotte, getting ready for bed May 27, when his phone rang. The White Sox outfielder didn’t answer, though, because the call was from […]
July 6, 2017

Rauner compares tax hike to ‘two-by-four’ as veto override vote is set

Chicago Tribune Comparing the state income tax hike he’d vetoed a day earlier to a “two-by-four smacked across the forehead,” Gov. Bruce Rauner on Wednesday warned lawmakers not […]
July 6, 2017

Cubs don’t need to be spectacular to win division, just need to be themselves

Chicago Tribune Strengthening his bid for a bigger role, Cubs outfielder Jon Jay came through again Wednesday with a pinch-hit, game-tying, three-run home run in a 7-3 victory over the Rays. […]
July 5, 2017

‘Time to forget:’ Miguel Montero wants to put Cubs parting behind him

Chicago Tribune Wearing his new Toronto Blue Jays jersey, Miguel Montero wanted to put behind him his petulant parting from the Chicago Cubs. “It wasn’t the perfect departure, but it is […]
July 4, 2017

For America to survive, we must declare independence from Big Pharma’s failed medical monopoly

Natural News (Natural News) Although suddenly everyone is aware of the looming financial collapse of the State of Illinois, almost no one is aware of why […]
July 4, 2017

Five from west suburbs killed in Wisconsin plane crash

Chicago Tribune A weekend fishing trip between fathers and sons, neighbors and friends turned tragic early Saturday when a small plane carrying six men — five […]
July 3, 2017

Cubs-Red Sox World Series in 1918 key in U.S. love affair with national anthem

Chicago Tribune On Tuesday afternoon, the crowd at Wrigley Field will be asked to stand and “gentlemen” reminded to remove their caps for the playing of “The Star […]
July 2, 2017

By trading Marcus Kruger to Vegas, Blackhawks get under salary cap

Chicago Tribune The Blackhawks needed to get under the NHL salary cap. To do so, they traded center Marcus Kruger to the expansion Vegas Golden Knights, the team announced Sunday. In return […]
June 24, 2017

London council evacuates four housing towers as Grenfell fire fallout widens

Chicago Tribune The scope of Britain’s fire-safety crisis broadened Saturday, as London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers due to concerns about fire doors […]
June 21, 2017

Marian Hossa will not play 2017-18 season because of ‘progressive skin disorder’

Chicago Tribune Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa often said he would keep playing hockey no matter his age so long as his body allowed him to continue. Hossa’s […]
June 20, 2017

Commentary: Bill Cosby remains largely irrelevant in black America

Chicago Tribune Bill Cosby  was the product of an era when many prominent blacks engaged in what might be called a politics of representation: While the […]
May 29, 2017

Tinley Park man killed in attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt

Chicago Tribune A Tinley Park man was among nearly 30 people killed in an Islamic State attack in Egypt Friday morning, his nephew told reporters Sunday. […]
May 21, 2017

9-year-old boy among 23 hurt, one killed in shootings

Chicago Tribune One person was killed and 23 others were wounded, including a 9-year-old boy whose head was grazed by a bullet, in shootings across Chicago […]
May 17, 2017

Sorry, Riot Fest. John Stamos only has eyes for Make-A-Wish

Chicago Tribune John Stamos is coming to Chicago, but, unfortunately for Riot Fest fans, not for their entertainment. “That Riot Fest thing is a hoot, I’m super […]
May 2, 2017

20 ways to eat and drink your way through Cinco de Mayo in Chicago

Chicago Tribune Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Mexican army’s victory over the French in 1862, but the holiday has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture […]
April 21, 2017

Rajon Rondo out indefinitely for Bulls with fractured right thumb

Chicago Tribune Rajon Rondo, whose late-season resurgence helped push the Bulls into the playoffs and then a 2-0 lead over the Celtics, is out indefinitely with a […]
April 21, 2017

Trump’s anti-science agenda gives us protesting scientists

Chicago Tribune Regular readers of this column know my general response to science is: I’m not buyin’ it. A bunch of “intelligent” people can tell me […]
April 6, 2017

‘Going in Style’ review: Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin steal show

Chicago Tribune A pleasant hangout session for its stars, and those who love them, the remake of the bittersweet 1979 comedy “Going in Style” cheers things […]
April 3, 2017

ACM Awards kick off with energy, jokes about Oscars mishap

Chicago Tribune Florida Georgia Line may have lost entertainer of the year to Jason Aldean, but the country duo owned the Academy of Country Music Awards, […]