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  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 17, 2018

    15-YEAR-OLD BOY KILLED, 14-YEAR-OLD BOY WOUNDED IN SHOOTING OUTSIDE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

    A 15-year-old boy was killed and a 14-year-old boy was seriously wounded in a shooting in Garfield Park during a basketball tournament...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 17, 2018

    AMAZON IN RUNNING TO ACQUIRE LANDMARK MOVIE THEATER CHAIN

    Amazon.com is in the running to acquire Landmark Theaters, a move that would vault the e-commerce giant into the bricks-and-mortar...

    Running, Industry
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 17, 2018

    U.S. STEEL TO INVEST $750 MILLION TO REVITALIZE FLAGSHIP GARY PLANT IN WAKE OF TRUMP TARIFFS

    U.S. Steel announced Thursday that it is investing $750 million to revitalize its flagship Gary plant to gear up for increased demand...

    U.S., Donald Trump
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 17, 2018

    THE NEW EMPLOYEE PERK THAT'S SLOWLY TAKING HOLD: HELP FOR THOSE CARING FOR AGING PARENTS

    When Cindy Mayer's dad started to go blind and she “became his eyes,” most other parts of her life fell by the wayside. Her social...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 17, 2018

    A YEAR BEFORE JORDAN MCNAIR'S DEATH, MARYLAND PRESIDENT NIXED PLAN TO OVERHAUL ATHLETES' HEALTH CARE

    One year before University of Maryland football player Jordan McNair died after collapsing at a team workout, the school's athletic...

    Health
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 17, 2018

    JON LESTER AND IAN HAPP HELP CUBS TO 1-0 WIN OVER PIRATES

    Jon Lester made amends Thursday night for his recent struggles. Lester (13-5) scattered five hits over six innings, and Ian Happ hit...

    Running
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 17, 2018

    HADIYA'S CLASSMATE IDENTIFIES WARD AS GUNMAN, SAYS HE'S 100 PERCENT CONFIDENT - 'GUARANTEED'

    Hadiya Pendleton's former classmate stepped down from the witness stand Thursday for a closer look at defendant Micheail Ward. “This...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 16, 2018

    WHITE SOX'S DANIEL PALKA 'ISN'T AFRAID TO FAIL' IN BIG MOMENTS

    Daniel Palka was asked during an MLB Network interview about the moment it clicked in his head that he belonged in the big leagues,...

    MLB
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 16, 2018

    CHARGES DROPPED AGAINST BROTHER OF MAN KILLED BY POLICE

    Cook County prosecutors on Thursday dropped criminal charges against the brother of a man shot and killed by Chicago police during...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 16, 2018

    CHICAGO REACHES $10.4M SETTLEMENT WITH RIDE-SHARE COMPANIES OVER BACKGROUND CHECKS, WILL PAY FOR MENTORING

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration reached a $10.4 million settlement agreement with ride-share companies that didn't perform background...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 16, 2018

    CHICAGO REACHES $10.4M SETTLEMENT WITH RIDE-SHARE COMPANIES OVER BACKGROUND CHECKS, WILL PAY FOR MENTORING

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration reached a $10.4 million settlement agreement with ride-share companies that didn't perform background...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 16, 2018

    BECAUSE 'EVERY SNAP MATTERS,' IT'S TIME FOR BEARS OFFENSE TO START CLICKING AGAINST BRONCOS

    There isn't an NFL team this offseason and summer that will have had more reps, looks and opportunities to get better than the Bears....

    NFL
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 16, 2018

    KWAME RAOUL: EMANUEL'S COMMENTS ABOUT MORALS IN VIOLENT NEIGHBORHOODS 'OUTRIGHT WRONG'

    Democratic attorney general candidate Kwame Raoul on Thursday criticized Mayor Rahm Emanuel's focus on a lack of morals in African-American...

    Democrats
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 16, 2018

    NEWLY RELEASED VIDEO OFFERS MORE COMPLETE PICTURE OF FATAL COP SHOOTING THAT SPARKED TENSE CONFRONTATION

    New video of a fatal police shooting last month on the South Side offers a more complete picture of the confrontation, including the...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 16, 2018

    DEMOCRATS PREACH PARTY UNITY AS THEY BASH RAUNER AT STATE FAIR

    Democrats at the Illinois State Fair on Thursday pushed a message of unity as they implored their faithful to work for a big voter...

    Donald Trump, Democrats
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 16, 2018

    BROTHER-IN-LAW IS SUSPECT IN SLAYING OF PROMINENT NORTH SHORE ATTORNEY; SISTER WAS ALSO TARGETED: PROSECUTORS

    The Winnetka man accused of gunning down a prominent North Shore attorney in his home is the brother-in-law of the man who was shot,...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 16, 2018

    CLEVELAND ORDERED THEM REMOVED. LOS ANGELES SET THEM ON FIRE. HOW WILL SCOOTER SHARING FARE IN CHICAGO?

    As other cities grapple with the backlash over rented electric scooters hitting the streets, sidewalks and some other spots, officials...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 16, 2018

    ILLINOIS' OVERDOSE CRISIS GETTING WORSE, MIRRORING NATIONWIDE TREND, CDC SAYS

    Illinois' drug overdose deaths rose by nearly 10 percent over a 12-month period, according to data released by the Centers for Disease...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 16, 2018

    3 WOUNDED IN SHOOTINGS ON FAR SOUTH SIDE

    Three men have been wounded in shootings since Thursday morning on the Far South Side, Chicago police said. The latest attack was a...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Aug 16, 2018

    BULLS' WENDELL CARTER JR. SOAKING IN NBA ROOKIE PROGRAM: 'YOU HAVE SO MANY RESOURCES'

    When Wendell Carter Jr. joined his fellow 2018 draft class members at this week's mandatory Rookie Transition Program, he knew there...

    NBA