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DEERFIELD WOMAN IN 'EXTREMELY CRITICAL' CONDITION AFTER STABBING

A 53-year-old woman is in critical condition after a domestic-related stabbing Friday in Deerfield, according to Sgt. Christopher Covelli,...

NO. 8 NOTRE DAME THROWS THE BOOK AT WAKE FOREST, WINS 56-27

Ian Book rushed for three touchdowns and threw for two more, and No. 8 Notre Dame beat Wake Forest 56-27 on Saturday. Book replaced...

 
 
 

BREWERS STRONG BULLPEN A BIG ASSET DOWN THE STR

Bullpenning takes on a new meaning in October, when starters are yanked in the blink of an eye and relievers are asked to carry the...

CUBS KNOW WHAT THEY DON'T KNOW CONCERNING ADDISON RUSSELL THE PERSON

Sometimes saying nothing says everything. Cubs President Theo Epstein sat in a conference room Friday at Guaranteed Rate Field - oddly...

 
 
 

5 OBSERVATIONS ABOUT THE BLACKHAWKS FROM THE FIRST WEEK OF TRAINING CAMP

The weather has been warm and lovely in Chicago so you're forgiven if you didn't notice the Blackhawks opened training camp a week...

PHOTOS RELEASED OF SUSPECT CAR IN WEST ROGERS PARK CARJACKING

Chicago police have released photos of a car they believe was used by three people who carjacked a man at gunpoint late Thursday in...

 
 
 

SCORES OF CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS EMPLOYEES STILL BARRED FROM WORKING WITH CHILDREN OVER BACKGROUND CHECKS

More than 140 Chicago Public Schools employees still are barred from working in schools as the district scrutinizes their backgrounds,...

MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL PICKS 35-YEAR CHICAGO FIRE DEPARTMENT VETERAN AS ITS NEW COMMISSIONER

Mayor Rahm Emanuel appointed a 35-year veteran of the Chicago Fire Department as its new commissioner Friday, replacing the retiring...

 
 
 

THE VAN DYKE TRIAL IS ABOUT 1 COP FIRING 16 SHOTS. BUT BROADER ISSUES OF POLICE COVER-UP AND OFFICIAL SILENCE LOOM LARGE

Jurors in the murder trial of Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke watched this past week as his partner on the night of the shooting,...

COOK COUNTY SHERIFF TOM DART SUES DEPUTY, THE MAN'S WIFE FOR FALSELY ACCUSING HIM OF DOMESTIC ABUSE

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart has sued one of his sheriff's deputies and the man's wife for allegedly emailing politicians, Chicago...

 
 
 

WILL VAN DYKE TESTIFY? DEFENSE BEGINS PRESENTING EVIDENCE MONDAY

From the opening moments of Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke's murder trial, his defense team has sought to paint him as an upstanding...

WHAT THE PROSECUTION AND DEFENSE GOT RIGHT IN THE TRIAL'S FIRST WEEK OF TESTIMONY

Prosecutors rested their case in the Jason Van Dyke murder trial last week following testimony by 24 witnesses over four days. It has...

 
 
 

COOK COUNTY DEMOCRATS RECOMMEND 'NO' VOTE AGAINST RETENTION FOR JUDGE ACCUSED IN WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS

The Cook County Democratic Party took rare action against a judge who's been criticized for his alleged role in a wrongful conviction...

MAN ACCUSED OF SEVERELY BEATING, SLICING OFF GENITALS OF EX-GIRLFRIEND'S NEW BOYFRIEND, PROSECUTORS SAID

A Florida has been charged with attempted murder in Cook County after authorities said he sliced off another man's genitals and beat...

 
 
 

STREETS CLOSED IN LOOP DURING RUSH HOUR AFTER SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE REPORTED: COPS

A stretch of Dearborn Street in the North Loop was closed for about an hour during Friday evening's rush hour, due to a suspected suspicious...

BOY, 14, SHOT NEAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ON SOUTH SIDE

A shooting has wounded a 14-year-old boy on Friday afternoon, Chicago police said. It happened in the 2700 block of South Dearborn...

 
 
 

CHARGES TO BE THROWN OUT AGAINST 18 MORE MEN WHOSE CONVICTIONS LINKED TO CORRUPT CHICAGO COP

One man accused former Chicago police Sgt. Ronald Watts and his crew of roughing him up and planting heroin on him in an incinerator...

4 THINGS: THE COST OF JON BURGE'S POLICE TORTURE LEGACY

There are many ways to measure the legacy of disgraced Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge. There's the alleged torture suspects suffered...

 
 
 

BEARS RECEIVER ALLEN ROBINSON SAYS HE, MITCH TRUBISKY ‘RIGHT ON THE CUSP' OF BIG PLAYS

Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson said he stopped worrying about how his surgically repaired left knee would hold up to exertion about...

ROSEMONT COP CHARGED WITH GAS STATION ROBBERIES MUST TURN OVER POLICE GEAR IF HE BONDS OUT OF JAIL, JUDGE ORDERS

A Rosemont police sergeant accused with another man of robbing two gas stations at gunpoint has been ordered to turn over his police...

 
 
 



Kavanaugh accuser will testify against him

Kavanaugh accuser will testify against him

The woman who has roiled the U.S. Senate with sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will testify against him, after all. Attorneys for... Read more ...

Longtime lawmaker quits re-election race amid daughter's inappropriate...

Longtime lawmaker quits re-election race amid daughter's inappropriate touching allegations

The Minnesota state representative called the claims "indescribably hurtful" and said he dropped out of the race so he could work toward healing his family. Read more ...

Father, son accused of killing neighbor over dispute about box spring

Father, son accused of killing neighbor over dispute about box spring

Police said a father and son who killed a neighbor were taken into custody again Friday after a court reviewed their bonds and raised them to $250,000 each. Read more ...

Braves clinch first NL East title since 2013

Braves clinch first NL East title since 2013

The Braves beat the Phillies to clinch their first NL East title since 2013. Read more ...

Trump promises to rid Justice Dept. of 'lingering stench'

Trump promises to rid Justice Dept. of 'lingering stench'

President Donald Trump has issued a warning about the Justice Department and the FBI, promising further firings to get rid of a "lingering stench." Read more ...

Anthony Joshua delivers emphatic answer to Alexander Povetkin's heavyweight...

Anthony Joshua delivers emphatic answer to Alexander Povetkin's heavyweight challenge

Alexander Povetkin drew blood from Anthony Joshua, but the unified heavyweight champion responded with a seventh-round barrage that produced a TKO victory. Read more ...

Comcast wins Sky auction with $39B bid

Comcast wins Sky auction with $39B bid

LONDON - British regulators say Comcast has beat 21st Century Fox in a rare auction that allowed both sides to bid for European broadcaster Sky. After three rounds of bidding... Read more ...

Iowa State honors murdered golf star before game

Iowa State honors murdered golf star before game

AMES, Iowa - Iowa State honored slain golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena with an elaborate ceremony ahead of the Cyclones' game against Akron on Saturday. Iowa State's band used... Read more ...

Real Madrid leads La Liga thanks to goal on video review

Real Madrid leads La Liga thanks to goal on video review

MADRID - Video review helped Real Madrid beat Espanyol 1-0 and go to the top of the Spanish league on Saturday. Read more ...

Senate Judiciary Committee aide resigns over sex harassment claim

Senate Judiciary Committee aide resigns over sex harassment claim

An aide for the Senate committee overseeing hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh resigned after a sexual harassment allegation against the staffer resurfaced. The... Read more ...