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Five Illinois Cops Are Caught Lying On The Stand When Defense Produces A Recording Contradicting Their Testimony

The Glenview police video showed the search occurred only after Sperling was taken from his car, frisked and handcuffed, reports the Chicago Tribune.

Joel Quenneville Fined $25,000 for Inappropriate Conduct

Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville has been fined $25,000 following an inappropriate gesture made during Thursday night's Stanley Cup playoff loss to the St. Louis Blues, according to the Chicago Tribune's Chris Kuc on Twitter: Midway...Show More Summary

Judge Says Five Police Officers Lied Under Oath

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Chicago Tribune reports: One by one, five police officers took the witness stand at the Skokie courthouse late last month for what would typically be a routine hearing on whether evidence in a drug case was properly obtained. But...Show More Summary

Illinois, Defying Federal Policy, Wants to Let Medical Marijuana Licensees Have Guns

5 days agoNews : Reason

Illinois is reportedly intending to bravely flout federal policy regarding medical marijuana and the right to possess weapons, he Chicago Tribune reports: The Illinois Department of Public Health had proposed requiring gun owners toShow More Summary

Breaking: Police investigating package left on LSD

Police have closed a portion of Lake Shore Drive after finding a suspicious package.  The Chicago Tribune reports that Lake Shore Drive between Wilson and Foster avenues has closed as Bomb and Arson squad units investigate a suspicious...Show More Summary

Throwing Weapons At The Problem

The Chicago Tribune laments that the U.S. isn’t already throwing weapons at …

36 People Shot in 36 Hours in Chicago

The Chicago Tribune reports:At least 36 people were shot in Chicago, four of them fatally, in as many hours over the weekend, with more than half of the shootings occurring over a half-day period stretching into early Sunday. Officers responded to at least 27 incidents, starting at 3:30 p.m. Show More Summary

Report: Bulls Coach Tom Thibodeau Would 'Love' to Acquire Carmelo Anthony

New York Knicks All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony will be one of the NBA’s most sought-after free agents during the 2014 offseason, and according to The Chicago Tribune’s K.C. Johnson, rumors that the Chicago Bulls have significant interest...Show More Summary

rapper Big Glo (Chief Keef's cousin) shot and killed

Big Glo (via Chief Keef's Instagram) Chicago rapper Big Glo (real name Mario Hess, formerly Blood Money) was shot and killed in his hometown of Englewood overnight, Chicago Tribune reports. He was 33. The rapper was Chief Keef's second cousin,...

RIP: Blood Money, Chicago rapper

From the Chicago Tribune : A Chicago rapper who recently signed to a major record label and was a cousin of Chief Keef was shot to death in Englewood overnight. Mario Hess – who went by Big Glo at the time of his death and Blood Money...Show More Summary

“Families of autistic kids sue Disney parks over policy on lines”

“Families with autistic children have sued Walt Disney Co., alleging the company does not provide adequate access to theme park visitors with autism who have difficulty waiting in long lines for rides.” [Reuters/Chicago Tribune] Tweet...Show More Summary

How Lance Stephenson Would Fit with the Chicago Bulls

Lance Stephenson of the Indiana Pacers has proven that he deserves a big-time spot on an NBA roster, but where does he fit? Tune into the video above with K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune to see how Stephenson would fit with the Chicago Bulls. Read more NBA news on

Michael Cera, Tavi Gevinson Headed to Broadway in This Is Our Youth

Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin, and Tavi Gevinson will be making their Broadway debuts later this year in Kenneth Lonergan's 1996 play This Is Our Youth, the Chicago Tribune reports. The production will open at Chicago's Steppenwolf Upstairs Theater in June and move to New York in August. The show, set... More »

Why Kyle Fuller Is a Legitimate First-Round Option for the Chicago Bears

A Chicago Bears defense that is getting long in the tooth on the perimeter could soon find its fountain of youth in the form of Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller. According to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, Fuller will make an official visit to the Bears on Tuesday, exactly a month before the opening of the 2014 NFL draft. Show More Summary

How Carmelo Anthony Would Fit with the Chicago Bulls

Carmelo Anthony claimed he wants to test the free-agent market this offseason. How would he fit on the Chicago Bulls? Check out the video above as K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune talks with Adam Lefkoe about Carmelo's potential fit. Read more NBA news on

Pit Bull Owner Fined After Attack At Veterinary Clinic

The owner of a pit bull who attacked two vet technicians while in a Tinley Park veterinary clinic in February has been fined for the attack. According to the Chicago Tribune, the pit bull attack happened on February 21 of this year at the Veterinary Clinic of Tinley Park at 17745 S. Oak Park Ave.

Tribune-McClatchy: 'The largest expansion in health coverage in America in half a century'

A major media source occasionally gets it right. This comes from Noam M. Levey of the Chicago Tribune and the Tribune-McClatchy partnership. First, the McClatchy headline: Obamacare has led to health coverage for millions more people Right to the point: millions more people have health insurance coverage. Show More Summary

Jimmy Butler: I'll Play 48 Minutes Per Game in Playoffs

Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler currently ranks fourth in the league in minutes played, according to If he has it his way, he'll rank first when the postseason rolls around. Per the Chicago Tribune 's K.C. Johnson (membership required), Butler said he's more than willing to replicate last postseason's heavy minutes: "Whatever it takes. Show More Summary

RIP, Frankie Knuckles

The legendary Frankie Knuckles, the “godfather of house music,” passed away at the age of 59 on Monday. Knuckles’ longtime business partner, Frederick Dunson, confirmed to the Chicago Tribune that Knuckles died unexpectedly of complications related to diabetes.

Frankie Knuckles Dead: 'Godfather' Of House Music Dies At 59 In Chicago

The man credited with pioneering house music not only in Chicago but throughout the world has died. Frankie Knuckles died unexpectedly on Monday afternoon at the age of 59, the Chicago Tribune's Greg Kot reported Monday. His cause of...Show More Summary

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