Bureaucratic mix-ups have let thousands of drunken drivers avoid mandatory license suspensions and stay on the roads, a Tribune investigation has found. A Tribune review of state data found case after case across the Chicago area inShow More Summary
Chicago Bulls All-Star big man Pau Gasol will not play Friday vs. the Timberwolves due to an undisclosed illness, per K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune. A calf injury slowed Gasol briefly earlier in the 2014-15 season, but he has otherwise been an effective and welcome addition to Chicago. Show More Summary
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose had the torn meniscus in his right knee repaired Friday, and the team is optimistic that he could return soon. According to the Chicago Tribune, team physician Brian Cole removed the damaged part of Rose’s meniscus during outpatient surgery and he walked out of the hospital. General Manager Gar […]
Despite Derrick Rose suffering his second meniscus tear in as many years, the Chicago Bulls are hopeful the guard will be able to return this season. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune received confirmation from vice president of basketball...Show More Summary
There are two good places to watch the election results come in after 7pm, either the Chicago Board of Elections site, which seems the fastest to update, or the Chicago Tribune. Just keep refreshing the sites. Is it going to be a long night? Runoff or clear victor? We should know by midnight. Show More Summary
In the latest round of price hikes, The Walt Disney Co. increased admission prices to their theme parks, bring some tickets to over $100, according to The Chicago Tribune. Disney has raised the cost of a one-day ticket to both Disneyland...Show More Summary
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel “is headed to a politically risky runoff election in April after conceding he won’t reach the 50 percent benchmark he needs on Tuesday night,” the Chicago Tribune reports. Said Emanuel: “We have come a long way [...] The post Emanuel Can’t Avoid Runoff appeared first on Political Wire.
Floyd Gibbons, a former World War I correspondent for the Chicago Tribune, served as the announcer for the first daily network radio news program on February 24, 1930. His program aired on the NBC Red Network. A few months later, Lowell...Show More Summary
Thanks in part to his own Instagram account, Rep. Aaron Schock is facing more questions about his spending on travel and personal expenses. Via the Chicago Tribune: Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock, a rising Republican star already facingShow More Summary
A University of Illinois-Chicago student has been charged with sexual assault. His excuse? “We were re-enacting ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’,” UIC freshman Mohammad Hossain told University Police, as reported by the Chicago Tribune. The student...Show More Summary
Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson is out for the team's game vs. Milwaukee as he battles an illness. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reported the news, along with the news that Kirk Hinrich will also miss the contest. With starters...Show More Summary
The police department in the suburban Chicago community of Midlothian, Illinois, has paid a ransom of over $500 to a hacker after a malicious code took over the computer’s files and denied access to them, the Chicago Tribune is reporting. Show More Summary
Two weeks ago, the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board made its endorsement for mayor of Chicago. Then we asked readers: Who is your choice?
Police in Illinois hope new testing of DNA evidence can finally solve the 1988 murder of a 21-year-old University of Illinois student. In recapping the stabbing of Maria Caleel, the Chicago Tribune also reveals for the first time the veterinary student's last words to a police officer on the scene:...
As Chicagoans select their next mayor and City Council, the stakes are stratospheric: If this city doesn't gain better control of its finances, all of its other good intentions — better schools, improved services, safer neighborhoods — don't stand a chance. Having interviewed the...
As much as I typically disagree with the Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass, his description of Chicago as a "City of Tribes" is apt. I grew up in a small town, Woodstock, Ill., that was mostly homogenous and people had differences,...Show More Summary
A new Chicago Tribune poll finds Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) “is closing in on the majority he needs to win re-election and avoid a runoff, but nearly 1 in 5 Chicago voters remain undecided a week before Election Day.” [...] The post Can Emanuel Avoid Runoff in Chicago? appeared first on Political Wire.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is closing in on the majority he needs to win re-election and avoid a runoff, but nearly 1 in 5 Chicago voters remain undecided a week before Election Day, a new Chicago Tribune poll found.
Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks told a Tribune reporter on the eve of his 65th birthday that when he died he wanted his body cremated and his ashes scattered over Wrigley Field "with the wind blowing out." Now, three weeks after...Show More Summary
From the editorial board of the Chicago Tribune: His constituents have always known Schock is not the usual politician, and the revelation that he’s an ardent Anglophile would have been harmless if it didn’t accompany doubts about his ethical judgment. Show More Summary