According to Dan Wiederer of the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Bears have yet to determine if Jay Cutler will start against the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football. During an interview with Cutler, the quarterback expressed his desire to get back into the starting lineup: I still feel like I'm going to get back here relatively soon. Show More Summary
The Chicago Tribune reports: Mariano's grocery stores, owned by Milwaukee-based Roundy's, will buy 11 Chicago-area Dominick's stores, three of which are in the city. The Chicago stores located in the Bridgeport, South Shore and Edgewater...Show More Summary
Drivers around our Chicago offices are channeling their inner Sammy Hagar, it seems. Studies obtained by the Chicago Tribune found that along seven stretches of Illinois tollway with 55-mph posted speed limits, most cars exceeded 66 mph. In fact, just...
With Derrick Rose out for the season and Jimmy Butler still banged up, the Chicago Bulls need very solid production from Kirk Hinrich. Here’s the Chicago Tribune reporting: Hinrich sat out 22 times last season with injuries to his right hip, left knee, right elbow and right foot. Entering Saturday, his fifth start, he was averaging [...]
Patricia Ewert and Vernita Gray are two Chicago women who made history today as they said their vows and became the first same-sex couple to get married in Illinois. According to the Chicago Tribune, the couple are well known as gay-rights activists, and were nothing but smiles as they were married Wednesday afternoon as the... Show More Summary
Vernita Gray and Patricia Ewert are getting married this week in Illinois, seven months before the new marriage law goes into effect, the Chicago Tribune reports. Ewert, 65, and Gray, 64, filed a lawsuit on Nov. 22 for the right to marry immediately due to Gray's terminal cancer, according to their attorneys. Show More Summary
Chicago basketball fans are in somber moods this week after news broke that Bulls star Derrick Rose will miss another season. RedEye — the Chicago Tribune’s free daily tabloid geared toward millennials — rose to the occasion yesterday, offering a … Read more
Illinois lawmakers in the Democrat-dominated state legislature have adopted a pension reform plan based on Republican ideas, after years of dithering and delay. According to the Chicago Tribune, the deal will raise the retirement age...Show More Summary
When the time comes to say what he’s thankful for on Thursday, Bears guard Kyle Long might note that he’s thankful his brother Chris saved him some money last Sunday. Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that Long has been fined $7,875 for his part in a scuffle with Rams defensive end William Hayes…
Amara Walker is leaving Chicago FOX owned station WFLD, a FOX spokesperson has confirmed with TVSpy. The Chicago Tribune reports Walker is following her husband who is moving out of town for a new job. Walker started anchoring for WFLD in October 2012. Show More Summary
The Chicago Sun-Times takes a look at why wealthy candidates have generally not found success in Illinois elections and the Chicago Tribune looks at the many homes of wealthy candidate Bruce Rauner. Great stuff to digest. Just click here!
A Chicago medical examiner has determined that legendary chef Charlie Trotter's death earlier this month was caused by a stroke. The Chicago Tribune reports that drugs, alcohol, and recent travel did not play a role in Trotter's death, although...
Chicago chef Jean Banchet died of pancreatic cancer on Sunday at the age of 70, reports the Chicago Tribune. Banchet's famed restaurant Le Francais was open in the suburb of Wheeling from 1973 until 2007. The Jean Banchet Awards for...
St. Louis Rams running back Zac Stacy left his team's Week 12 game against the Chicago Bears with an apparent head injury. Jim Thomas of the St. Louis-Post Dispatch tweeted the news. The Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs reported it was a...Show More Summary
Governor Pat Quinn (Democrat) raises the signed Illinois Marriage Equality Law into the air. I lost count of how many pens he used. Video here. Update: Chicago Tribune reports it was one hundred pens. Open thread below....
Notre Dame Fighting Irish defensive tackle Louis Nix underwent surgery on a torn meniscus in his left knee on Thursday and will miss the remainder of the 2013 college football season. Brian Hamilton of the Chicago Tribune reported the...Show More Summary
In the battle of the Cracker Barrels, the Seventh Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of preliminary injunctive relief against Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. ("CBOCS"), reports the Chicago Tribune. The Cracker Barrel Names Kraft has been selling low-cost, processed cheese under the Cracker Barrel name for over 50......
“Groupon is giving away stuff for free now,” a story in the Chicago Tribune begins. Well, no. There’s nothing free, or particularly special, to be had at the new “Freebies” section launched at the daily deal giant’s site. This week, Groupon introduced a new “Freebies” section to its website. Show More Summary
Short Teaser Title: The New Muppets Movie Looks Epic…And Five Other Things Do You Need To Know Today 1. Same-sex marriage is now legal in the state of Illinois. According to the Chicago Tribune, Gov. Pat Quinn signed the measure into law only a few hours ago. Illinois is the sixteenth state to recognize same-sex marriage. read more