The gunman suspected of carrying out the Istanbul nightclub massacre on New Year’s Day has been caught. According to the Chicago Tribune, the suspect identified as Abdulkadir Masharipov, an Uzbekistan national was arrested in a sting operation early Tuesday. Show More Summary
The Courier-News (via Chicago Tribune) “[T]he Kane County Department of Transportation has hit a potential roadblock to remove trees on Autumn Trail in Barrington Hills. Barrington Hills residents, along with village trustees, argueShow More Summary
Let the Countdown begin! (warning - Tribune link) The U.S. Department of Justice plans to announce it has found the Chicago Police Department engaged in a pattern or practice of conduct that violated the U.S. Constitution, two sources with knowledge of the investigation told the Tribune.U.S. Show More Summary
Chicago Bears running back Jordan Howard has been selected to the Pro Bowl as an injury replacement, Rich Campbell of the Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday. The Bears' official Twitter account celebrated the accomplishment while sharing...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama is scheduled to give his farewell address at McCormick Place in Chicago Tuesday at 8 p.m. Are you on Chicago Tribune's app? View the full blog here.
If 22 years in prison seems harsh for stealing a TV remote control, Eric Bramwell probably agrees—but, based on his past criminal history, authorities in Illinois say it's a well-deserved sentence. Per the Chicago Tribune, the 35-year-old Melrose Park man was handed his fate on Wednesday by DuPage County...
As first reported by the Tribune last week, Wayne Brady is indeed joining the Chicago cast of "Hamilton" in the major role of Aaron Burr. The producer of the hit show, Jeffrey Seller, made the casting official on Monday afternoon and provided the dates for what will be a relatively short stay in...
JOHN KASS, IN THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE: In Facebook torture, victim’s eyes terrify most. There’s a lot to unpack from Chicago’s latest racial outrage, the Facebook Torture Case, and it’s ugly, so let’s get to it. You know the news. Four African-Americans were charged Thursday with hate crimes in the alleged kidnapping and torture of a […]
[guest post by JVW] This is pretty interesting: the Chicago Tribune has started to fill in the details of events leading to the ugly actions of the torture squad earlier this week. According to their reporting (and we should be careful about swallowing this whole since the accounts might be coming entirely from the accused), […]
Chicago Tribune’s editors say,”Regular users of the Eisenhower Expressway know how their days will begin if they wind up in Hades:” They’ll hear a traffic report describing congestion on the Ike (I-290). They ask readers to keep the “maddening dysfunction” of the expressway in mind as they evaluate IDOT’s HOT lanes construction proposal. Show More Summary
Another shocking report of politically and racially motivated violence is coming out of Chicago this week after a man with disabilities was tortured by a group of anti-Trump young adults. The Chicago Tribune reports police have in custody four people who were shown in a Facebook video beating and cutting the man and yelling “F— […]
Police in Chicago have arrested four people for allegedly being involved in assault on an 18-year-old mentally disabled man and broadcasting it on Facebook Live, reports the Chicago Tribune. The victim, who reportedly knew one of his attackers, is white and his assailants are black. Called the...
The Chicago Police Department has stripped an officer who fatally shot an unarmed man of his powers, the department revealed Tuesday, the Chicago Tribune reports. The shooting occurred Monday on the city’s northwest side. Police spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi said the action against the officer is the “strongest step a department can take” during an open […]
The Bears opted against making a change involving head coach John Fox after a 3-13 season, but they are making changes to his staff. Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune reports that the team has fired offensive line coach Dave Magazu and assistant defensive backs coach Sam Garnes, both of whom coached with Fox in…
It’s mere days into the New Year and already authorities are investigating two separate shootings of unarmed men by Chicago police officers, the Chicago Tribune reports. According to the report, just about two hours after midnight on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017, an officer shot a man following a car chase on the Far South Side. […]
The Chicago Tribune reports: Ten days before President-elect Donald J. Trump takes office, President Barack Obama will say goodbye from the same city that launched his political career. The presidential farewell will take place on the evening of Jan. Show More Summary
"The uptick in lawsuits reflects the city's disregard for the importance of the open records law," said the Tribune's Karen Flax. [ more › ]
Is Donald Trump Smart? As noted by The Chicago Tribune, Donald Trump has the peculiar habit of constantly referring to himself as “smart.” Whether this is actually true or not is open to debate – although most smart people don’t feel the need to describe themselves that way. Show More Summary
Donald Trump will use Twitter to make important policy announcements once he takes office on January 20. Sean Spicer, a Trump spokesman, said that Trump will make ‘bold use’ of Twitter, according the Chicago Tribune. Spicer claimed that the president-elect ‘gets results’ when he uses Twitter. Show More Summary
The Tribune Food & Dining team devoted a month to finding the best chocolate Chicago has to offer, from hot cocoa to chocolate cake to chocolate breakfast dishes. Along the way, we found a few chocolate doughnuts we had to share with you, too.