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Teacher Gets Felony Charge for Lying About Puppy

In a bizarre turn of events, an Illinois community college instructor who claimed to have found a puppy inside a pillowcase along the highway is now being charged with a felony, the Chicago Tribune reports. Earlier this month, 38-year-old Hope Sanchez brought the puppy to show her psychology class at...

Near Chicago, Another Religious Object Weeps (Snake) Oil, and the Faithful Come Flocking

Haven't we been here before? Time and again, in fact?A bizarrely uncritical news article in the Chicago Tribune relays that an icon in a Greek Orthodox church in Homer Glen, 20 miles southwest of the Windy City, is believed to have been "weeping" or "sweating" oil since last summer.

'Spanking Makes Children's Behavior Worse'

A new comprehensive study shows that spanking children does no good and plenty of harm. Chicago Tribune Columnist Heidi Stevens interviews the study's lead author and examines why, despite the definitive data, 80 percent of childrenShow More Summary

The real story: The scheme to destroy public education

Forget the gossip. The real story is the destruction of public education – comments on a letter to the Chicago Tribune Letter writer Suzanne M. Gray focused on the name-calling but missed the point ("Where's the respect?"April 23): the scheme to destroy public education. Show More Summary

Amassed Media: LA Times, Chicago Tribune Targeted for $815Mln Takeover

A $815 million takeover for two largest US regional newspapers unveiled by the USA Today newspaper on Tuesday.

Gannett Offers to Buy Tribune Publishing for $815 Million

The Gannett Company has floated an offer of $815 million for the Tribune Publishing Company, which owns a number of newspapers, including The Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune. Gannett, the parent company of USA Today, would also assume...

More Media Consolidation?

Gannett, which publishes USA Today, is offering about $815 million for Tribune Publishing, which owns the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times.

Gannett Offers to Buy Tribune Publishing

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The newspaper publisher Gannett is offering to buy Tribune Publishing Co., publisher of The Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune, for about $388 million.

More Than 1,000 People Shot in Chicago So Far This Year

The number of people shot in Chicago so far this year has exceeded 1,000, according to data from the Chicago Tribune. The total stood at 1,008 as of Wednesday, which included a 4-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to the foot. The child had been walking down a block with ... More »

Chicago Assault Victim Robbed, Run Over by Cab While a Dozen Bystanders Do Nothing

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In a shocking video obtained by WGN TV and published in full by The Chicago Tribune Wednesday, bystanders rob and then ignore an unconscious assault victim in the two minutes before he was ran over and killed by a cab.

Andrew Shaw Apologizes for Use of Gay Slur During Game 4 vs. Blues

Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw appeared to use a gay slur near the end of his team's 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday. Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune reported the NHL is investigating the incident, and Shaw and the organization issued statements on Wednesday. Show More Summary

10 US Companies Paying Highest Salaries

If asked to name the company that pays the highest salaries, you might naturally look toward Silicon Valley. But it turns out that a management consulting company based in Chicago is at the top of heap, reports the Chicago Tribune. The stat comes from Glassdoor, which compiled a list of...

Milt Pappas, Former Cubs Pitcher, Dies at 76

Beecher, Illinois, police confirmed Tuesday former MLB pitcher Milt Pappas died at the age of 76, per the Chicago Tribune. The Cubs released an official statement on Pappas' death, via “The Cubs organization is sad to learnShow More Summary

The Democrats spurn moderate voters (Guest Editorial)

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Tuesday, April 19: ——— Between the loose cannon Donald Trump and the ultraconservative Ted Cruz, Republicans have been doing their best to give the presidential election away. But it’s worse than that: They are doing their best to drive voters into the Democratic fold for years [...]Show More Summary

Follett Buys Baker & Taylor

From The Chicago Tribune: Westchester [IL]-based Follett, best known for selling books and other materials to schools, colleges, bookstores, students and K-12 libraries, on Monday announced what it said was the biggest deal in its 142-year history by buying Baker & Taylor, a provider of books, video and music products to public libraries worldwide.[Clip] Baker […]

AM News: Houston School Flooding, Another Chicago Strike Looms

Houston, Flooded: Twitter Captures Chaos as Some Schools Close, and Other Students Brave the Deluge | The 74 Chicago Teachers Union says no firm plans on strike as talks continue - Chicago Tribune Who should...Show More Summary

Cheating Scandal Grows

Now the Tribune jumps on board: The city of Chicago's inspector general is investigating allegations that three recently promoted police lieutenants, including the fiancee of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's hand-picked superintendent, were coached...Show More Summary

Inside circular Wrigley Field clubhouse: Where Cubs have their lockers

John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune John J. Kim / Chicago Tribune Select a player ? Select a locker ? The Cubs players were allowed to pick their lockers, and their neighbors, in their new clubhouse. The swanky new digs for the home team at Wrigley Field recently were unveiled....

Almost Down the Memory Hole

But the Tribune actually has an editorial writer mentioning it again : Two weeks ago, the Chicago Teachers Union hosted a rally designed to gin up support for a potential teacher strike.The rally included closing remarks from a teacher...Show More Summary

College Student Suffocated Her Newborn Baby to Death After Giving Birth in Her Dorm Bathroom

In an incredibly disturbing story, a student from the University of Illinois is being accused of secretly giving birth and killing her newborn baby in a residence hall bathroom by suffocating him to death. The Chicago Tribune reports the murderer suspect, Lindsay L. Johnson, 20, was charged with first-degree murder, child endangerment and concealment of […]

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