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FULL SPEED AHEAD FOR CUBS CATCHER WILLSON CONTRERAS: 'I ALWAYS TRY TOO HARD. THAT'S WHO I AM.'

Willson Contreras knows only one way to prepare and he's not about to change his hair-on-fire style. “I always try too hard,” the Cubs'...

GIRL, 12, DIES AFTER SNOW FORT COLLAPSES NEAR ARLINGTON HEIGHTS CHURCH

A 12-year-old girl who was playing in the snow outside a suburban church died Sunday after a fort she had built collapsed on top of...

 
 
 

MORTON GROVE POLICE CONDUCT DEATH INVESTIGATION ON OLEANDER AVENUE

A death investigation on a residential Morton Grove street was being conducted Sunday by Morton Grove police and the North Regional...

ERYKAH BADU DRAWS BOOS AFTER AT CHICAGO CONCERT AFTER COMMENTING ON R. KELLY

Singer-songwriter Erykah Badu elicited boos from a Chicago crowd after bringing up R. Kelly at a Saturday night concert in his hometown,...

 
 
 

COPS: MAN FOUND FATALLY SHOT IN APARTMENT STAIRWELL ON SOUTH SIDE

Chicago police detectives on Sunday were working to piece together details of what led to the shooting death of a young man found inside...

BLACKHAWKS SNAP 5-GAME LOSING STREAK, LIGHT UP DEFENDING CHAMPION CAPITALS WITH 8-5 VICTORY

For a little bit there it seemed the Blackhawks might have a laugher on their hands. Then the Capitals started to fight back and tried...

 
 
 

WEATHER CONDITIONS HINDER SEARCH OF LAKE MICHIGAN OFF WAUKEGAN FOR MISSING TEEN

The search for a teenager who reportedly jumped into Lake Michigan Friday to rescue another teen who slipped off a pier into the lake...

LAS VEGAS HOME OF LEGENDARY CHICAGO MOB ENFORCER TONY 'THE ANT' SPILOTRO PORTRAYED IN 'CASINO' IS FOR SALE

The Las Vegas home of legendary Chicago mob enforcer Tony "The Ant" Spilotro is for sale. Spilotro, who was portrayed by Joe Pesci...

 
 
 

SNOW EASES UP AFTER WINTER STORM, BUT TEMPERATURES DROP

The heaviest snowfall of Chicago's first winter storm of 2019 might have passed, but expect the impact of frigid temperatures to stick...

KRIS BRYANT KICKS OFF CUBS-CARDINALS RIVALRY WITH THE INSULT THAT ROCKED ST. LOUIS

Whether St. Louis is “boring,” as Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant claimed the team's annual convention, is irrelevant. The flippant...

 
 
 

MAJOR CTA DELAYS AFTER SWITCHING PROBLEM

Major delays hit multiple train lines Sunday morning after a switching issue near the Jarvis stop. There were no injuries and passengers...

ANTHONY RIZZO MAKES SURPRISE FACETIME APPEARANCE AT KIDS-ONLY Q&A AT THE CUBS CONVENTION - AND GETS ZINGED FOR HIS TROUBLE

Newlywed Anthony Rizzo missed the Cubs Convention, but he couldn't resist making a surprise call to Kris Bryant during Saturday's kids-only...

 
 
 

MAJOR CTA DELAYS AFTER SWITCHING PROBLEM

Red Line service between Howard and Belmont was temporarily suspended Sunday morning after a switching issue near the Jarvis stop....

PEDESTRIAN HIT, KILLED IN BARRINGTON HILLS LATE SATURDAY

A man in his 20s was struck by a car and killed in Barrington Hills late Saturday, officials said. About 11:50 p.m. Barrington Hills...

 
 
 

DWYANE WADE PLAYS HIS 73RD AND FINAL GAME AT THE UNITED CENTER: 'THIS CITY, THIS CHICAGO BULLS NAME, IT MEANS A LOT TO ME'

On Dec. 28, 2003, Heat rookie Dwyane Wade ran into Michael Jordan in Chicago on the eve of Wade's first game home as an NBA player....

BIG THUMBS UP: ALDERMAN SAYS HE BACKS LINCOLN YARDS, AS PROPOSED MEGADEVELOPMENT HEADS TO CHICAGO PLAN COMMISSION

The Lincoln Yards development has gained the endorsement of the alderman overseeing its zoning, in a key step that likely assures the...

 
 
 

WOMAN DEAD, MAN IN CRITICAL CONDITION AFTER FIRE AT EAST CHICAGO APARTMENT BUILDING

A 60-year-old woman died and a man was in critical condition Saturday following an early morning fire at an East Chicago apartment...

THEO EPSTEIN AND JOE MADDON TRY TO BRIDGE THE GENERATION GAP: 'EVERY PLAYER IS A MILLENNIAL'

One of the keys to the Cubs' 2019 season, I learned at the team's annual convention this weekend, is for the Generation X president...

 
 
 

JEMEL ROBERSON'S MOTHER DEMANDS JUSTICE FOR HER SON, SHOT BY COP AT ROBBINS BAR WHERE HE WORKED AS SECURITY GUARD

If Beatrice Roberson ever has the chance to confront Midlothian police officer Ian Covey, she has just one question for him: “Why did...

CITING SECURITY CONCERNS, OFFICIALS WON'T SAY WHERE JASON VAN DYKE TO BE IMPRISONED

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke began serving prison time for his second-degree murder conviction Friday, but officials...

 
 
 



Patriots stop Chiefs in OT to gain third consecutive Super Bowl appearance

Patriots stop Chiefs in OT to gain third consecutive Super Bowl appearance

The New England Patriots will face the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3. Read more ...

New England Patriots will face Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII

New England Patriots will face Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII

After two nail-biting conference title games that went into overtime, the teams for Super Bowl LIII are set. The New England Patriots will take on the Los Angeles Rams in this... Read more ...

Jared Goff puts Rams in Super Bowl 53, ends 'dependent' QB noise

Jared Goff puts Rams in Super Bowl 53, ends 'dependent' QB noise

The Rams quarterback has faced criticism and doubt through his short NFL career, but Los Angeles' NFC championship game win has silenced the narrative. Read more ...

Saints lose to Rams in NFC Championship after one of the worst missed calls...

Saints lose to Rams in NFC Championship after one of the worst missed calls you'll see on a huge fourth quarter play

The Los Angeles Rams beat the New Orleans Saints, 26-23, in overtime in the NFC Championship with the help of a huge missed call by the referees. With 1:48 left in the game, on... Read more ...

World's oldest man dies in Japan at age 113

World's oldest man dies in Japan at age 113

He was born on July 25, 1905. Read more ...

Giuliani says 'so what' if Trump and former attorney discussed testimony

Giuliani says 'so what' if Trump and former attorney discussed testimony

President Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani said the president never asked his former personal attorney to lie. But Giuliani also didn't rule out that they might have discussed... Read more ...

Patriots, Rams earn Super Bowl berths with OT wins

Patriots, Rams earn Super Bowl berths with OT wins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The New England Patriots are headed to their third straight Super Bowl, once more thanks to Tom Brady's brilliance. Read more ...

Rams complete remarkable, controversial comeback for Super Bowl berth

Rams complete remarkable, controversial comeback for Super Bowl berth

In a remarkable comeback season, the Rams saved their best comeback for the NFC title game. Greg Zuerlein kicked a 57-yard field goal in overtime to lift Los Angeles to a... Read more ...

Desert Classic: Adam Long gets first win on tour after shooting 7-under 65...

Desert Classic: Adam Long gets first win on tour after shooting 7-under 65; Phil Mickelson finishes second

Long used an aggressive approach and birdie putt to card 7-under 65 for a tournament total of 26 under. Read more ...

Canceled flights, delayed trains and icy roads as winter storm moves east

Canceled flights, delayed trains and icy roads as winter storm moves east

The storm system has brought dangerous conditions to roads, railways and airports, where one airline alone proactively canceled nearly 800 flights. Read more ...