Violence in Chicago spiked over the weekend as, according to the Chicago Tribune, the city recorded its largest mass shooting since 2014. In total, 8 people were murdered in just this past weekend and another 40 were wounded. In total,...Show More Summary
The astute political columns of Roger Ebert were the topic of an article published today by former Chicago Sun-Times columnist and Chicago Tribune syndicated columnist Robert Feder at his blog. RogerEbert.com publisher Chaz Ebert isShow More Summary
We've been talking about this for what? Years? Especially the upcoming retirements. Now the Tribune wakes up and gets in on the act? The plan to grow the size of the Chicago Police Department could mean hiring more than 2,200 policeShow More Summary
The following stories are examples of this week's Election Roundup of 82 down ticket stories covering Sunday 10/9 through Saturday 10/15 (IL-Sen) IL-Sen: Chicago Tribune Endorses Tammy Duckworth (D) For U.S. Senate By poopdogcomedy That's what is remarkable, and sobering, about this race: Both candidates experienced traumatic injuries. Show More Summary
The 48th annual Equity Jeff Awards ceremony honoring excellence in professional theater produced in the Chicago area is being held at Drury Lane in Oakbrook. Chicago Tribune's Theater Loop, including theater critic Chris Jones, will be tweeting throughout the event. On the Tribune app? Click here...
The Chicago Tribune delivered Mark Kirk a low blow last week. The Tribune gave Tammy Duckworth, the challenger for his Illinois senate seat,...
The Chicago Tribune, plumbing the depths of its Midwestern wisdom, has seen fit to publish a column denigrating Los Angeles. Who is in charge of that operation? Oh, wait a minute. I guess the L.A. Times has the same owners. Anyway, the column in question, published on the eve of the National League...
Jeremiah Banks, a 3-year-old boy, accidentally shot himself with a gun his father left on the bedroom Thursday, the Chicago Tribune is reporting. The toddler shot himself in the head with a 9 mm semi-automatic Diamondback. Banks had entered his parent’s bedroom in Waukegan, Chicago, around 3 a.m. Show More Summary
Despite having endorsed the longtime Illinois Republican Senator a whopping six times, The Chicago Tribune declined to endorse Mark Kirk Friday because he suffered a stroke in 2012.
Los Angeles Times: “In a December 1992 wire brief in the Chicago Tribune, Trump is described as having spotted a youth choir singing Christmas carols at the Plaza Hotel in Manhattan. He asked two girls how old they were. When [...]
The Chicago Tribune has endorsed Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth for the U.S. Senate, arguing that incumbent Republican Mark Kirk is unable to fully do the job after his recovery … Click to Continue »
Chicago will host the James Beard Awards through 2021, a four-year extension from the originally planned hosting period, revealed Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the James Beard Foundation exclusively to the Tribune. The so-called Oscars of the food industry were scheduled to end their run here in 2017,...
An analysis of five decades of police records by The Chicago Tribune found that a small group of Chicago police officers have racked up over 100 complaints each over the course of their respective careers, “including notoriously corrupt cops who wound up in prison but also others whose allegations of repeated wrongdoing were never before made public.” (more…)
Donald Trump reportedly told two 14-year-old girls in 1992 that he would be dating one of them “in a couple of years.” A news brief published in the Chicago Tribune at the time said the girls were part of a youth choir singing outside...Show More Summary
Article contains sexual content some readers might find offensive. More women are coming out accusing Donald Trump of fondling or kissing them without their permission the Chicago Tribune is reporting. These accusations are coming just...Show More Summary
Calling all Chicago-area cookie bakers! It's time for the Chicago Tribune's annual Holiday Cookie Contest. We're looking for a cookie recipe that you have created — unique cookies, those with a twist. Maybe you've added an unusual ingredient to a traditional or family favorite, or maybe you've...
A new report offers insights into clowns and reveals how recent “creepy clown” sightings are affecting professional clowns. The fear factor associated with clowns is nothing new, according to the report by the Chicago Tribune. With social media freaking out...
Chicago Bulls shooting guard Dwyane Wade is entering the 2016-17 season with tempered expectations, as he told K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune: The Bulls will have a new look this season. Gone are longtime pillars of the organization in Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah, along with star forward Pau Gasol. Show More Summary
GOP nears all-out civil war as party clashes over Donald Trump (Chicago Tribune) The GOP Tumbles Toward Anarchy (Washington Post) Donald Trump's Sad Lonely Life(New York Times, David Brooks) Don't think this means your vote... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
An Illinois bus driver for Orland School District 135 is being accused of hitting a 4-year-old child with special needs in the face on Friday, the Chicago Tribune reports. According to the report, a teacher heard the driver, Linda Bell, telling the victim, “I’m sorry for hitting you,” as the child was being helped off […]