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JUDGE DENIES MOTION REQUESTING NAME OF MIDLOTHIAN OFFICER WHO SHOT JEMEL ROBERSON BE RELEASED

A U.S. District judge denied a motion Tuesday requesting the release of the name of the Midlothian officer who fatally shot security...

GLOBAL MARKETS SINK AGAIN AS TECH AND RETAIL STOCKS DROP

Stocks are skidding Tuesday morning, putting the market back into the red for the year, as weak results from retailers and mounting...

 
 
 

CHICAGO ATTACK AMONG WORST HOSPITAL SHOOTINGS IN U.S. IN TWO DECADES

Shootings at hospitals are far from rare. Still, the shooting on Monday at Mercy Hospital in Chicago that claimed the lives of four...

MERCY HOSPITAL SHOOTING AND THE NRA'S CYNICAL CRY OF 'STAY IN YOUR LANE'

Before the deadly shooting at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center is forgotten, before it fades into the list of routine, senseless outbursts...

 
 
 

CHICAGO POLICE OFFICER SHOT IN THE VEST FOLLOWING TRAFFIC STOP, PERSON STOPPED IS SHOT BY POLICE

A Chicago Police officer was injured after being shot in the vest in a confrontation following a traffic stop in the Gresham neighborhood...

MITCH TRUBISKY 'DAY TO DAY' WITH SHOULDER INJURY BUT BEARS 'CAUTIOUSLY OPTIMISTIC' HE WILL BE READY TO PLAY VS. LIONS

Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky is “day to day” with a right shoulder injury he suffered at the end of Sunday night's game against...

 
 
 

CHICAGO ARCHDIOCESE PAYS $1.65 MILLION FOR LINCOLN PARK HOME TO BE USED AS PARISH PRIEST RESIDENCE

The Archdiocese of Chicago recently paid $1.65 million for a four-bedroom, 3,044-square-foot house on an upscale Lincoln Park street...

PHARMACY RESIDENT KILLED AT MERCY HOSPITAL 'STRONGEST PERSON I KNOW,' DAD SAYS

Engaged to her childhood sweetheart, in the first year of her pharmacy residency at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, Dayna Less, 25,...

 
 
 

SHOULD NORTHWESTERN ROOT FOR MICHIGAN OR OHIO STATE? 3 OF 4 TV EXPERTS SAY THE BUCKEYES

At midseason, after Northwestern needed a miracle to beat 0-6 Nebraska and then gained 278 yards in a hideous 18-15 win at Rutgers,...

IS THE RAMS' AARON DONALD BETTER THAN THE BEARS' KHALIL MACK? THEY'LL MEET AT SOLDIER FIELD ON DEC. 9

As Monday night's record-setting Chiefs-Rams proved again, offense rules in the NFL. But because every good team can put points on...

 
 
 

NFL POWER RANKINGS: BEARS MAKE A BIG MOVE WHILE RAMS LEAPFROG CHIEFS AFTER MONDAY NIGHT'S EPIC GAME

Last week's ranking in parentheses. 1. Saints 9-1 (1). They have scored 40 points six times, which ties for the most by any team since...

5 OBSERVATIONS FROM REWATCHING BEARS-VIKINGS: MITCH TRUBISKY PROTECTING HIMSELF AS A RUNNER, AKIEM HICKS' BEST GAME AND MORE

The Bears beat the Vikings, 25-20, to extend their lead over the defending NFC North champions to 1½ games with six to play. Here are...

 
 
 

NEARLY 130 CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS EMPLOYEES, INCLUDING 9 TEACHERS, OUSTED OVER BACKGROUND CHECK ISSUES

Nearly 130 Chicago Public Schools employees have been terminated, recommended for dismissal or simply resigned amid scrutiny following...

DRIVER CITED AFTER 74-YEAR-OLD WOMAN KILLED IN SOUTHWEST SIDE CROSSWALK

A 74-year-old woman was killed as she crossed the street Monday night in a crosswalk in Chicago's Southwest Side, and the driver of...

 
 
 

CHARGES PENDING AGAINST MAN SHOT BY COOK COUNTY SHERIFF OFFICER AFTER STABBING

An on-duty Cook County sheriff officer tasered, then shot, a 22-year-old man after the man stabbed the officer Monday evening in the...

CHAOS AT MERCY HOSPITAL: ‘THIS TEARS AT THE SOUL OF OUR CITY. IT IS THE FACE AND THE CONSEQUENCE OF EVIL.'

A gunman opened fire at a busy hospital on Chicago's South Side on Monday afternoon and then shot at responding police, killing a rookie...

 
 
 

TONI PRECKWINKLE, SUSANA MENDOZA TRADE ATTACKS OVER TAXES, DEATH PENALTY IN FIRST CHICAGO MAYOR FORUM

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and state Comptroller Susana Mendoza attacked each other's political record Monday night,...

AN AFTER-SCHOOL THANKSGIVING FEAST FOR AUSTIN PUBLIC SCHOOL FAMILIES

There was turkey and stuffing, mashed potatoes and pie. The students of Howe School of Excellence had all the fixings of a Thanksgiving...

 
 
 

5 THINGS ABOUT THE SHOOTING AT CHICAGO'S MERCY HOSPITAL

A gunman opened fire Monday afternoon outside Mercy Hospital & Medical Center, then went inside and continued firing, according to...

'WHO DO YOU BLOCK?' KHALIL MACK'S RETURN AND AKIEM HICKS' RISE HAVE BEEN ROUGH FOR BEARS' OPPONENTS

A Khalil Mack highlight video search probably should become a next-day staple for observers looking for a good chuckle at the expense...

 
 
 



'Gut-wrenching': Video shows emotional reunion after dog gets trapped in...

'Gut-wrenching': Video shows emotional reunion after dog gets trapped in pipe for 24 hours

Volunteer firefighters rescued the miniature long-haired dachshund who had become stuck in a vertical position in a drainage pipe. Read more ...

Tech stocks sink again; Dow drops 500 points

Tech stocks sink again; Dow drops 500 points

The gloom and doom on Wall Street has wiped out the stock market's gains for the year. Read more ...

Oilers name Ken Hitchcock new head coach

Oilers name Ken Hitchcock new head coach

Hitchcock, who replaces Todd McLellan after he was fired Tuesday morning, most recently coached the Stars during the 2017-18 season. Read more ...

Police: 6-year-old girl strangled baby brother to death with seat belt as...

Police: 6-year-old girl strangled baby brother to death with seat belt as dad shopped

The girl told investigators that she was playing with her brother and got angry when he wouldn't stop crying. Read more ...

Capitals' Orpik out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

Capitals' Orpik out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

ARLINGTON, Va. - Veteran Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and is expected to miss four to six weeks. Read more ...

Trump Says U.S. Will Remain 'Steadfast Partner' Of Saudis, Despite Khashoggi...

Trump Says U.S. Will Remain 'Steadfast Partner' Of Saudis, Despite Khashoggi Killing

President Trump says his administration will continue to stand by Saudi Arabia, despite reports that the CIA believes the Saudi crown prince approved the killing of journalist... Read more ...

Walmart wants GOP senator to return donation after ‘public hanging' joke

Walmart wants GOP senator to return donation after ‘public hanging' joke

Walmart is requesting a refund of its $2,000 donation to Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in the race for the US Senate in Mississippi, after actress Debra Messing publicly... Read more ...

Mitchell Trubisky injury update: Bears optimistic QB can play vs. Lions

Mitchell Trubisky injury update: Bears optimistic QB can play vs. Lions

While the injury shouldn't be serious, there's concern over the amount of rest Trubisky will get on the Bear's short week. Read more ...

Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky day to day with shoulder injury

Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky day to day with shoulder injury

LAKE FOREST, Ill. - Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky is day to day with a right shoulder injury as the team prepares for Thursday's game against the Detroit Lions. Read more ...

Ivanka Trump used personal account for emails about government business...

Ivanka Trump used personal account for emails about government business, report says

The White House had no comment on Ivanka Trump's email practices. Read more ...