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COLUMN: THE CHICAGO BEARS' SUPER BOWL XX VICTORY - 35 YEARS AGO TODAY - MAY BE THEIR LAST CHAMPIONSHIP, BUT THEIR FANS SET THE TEMPLATE ON HOW TO CELEBRATE

A Chicago Bears dynasty never happened in the 1980s, as we're reminded on this day every year, but it can't erase the fact Bears fans...

DAYWATCH: WHERE TO GET THE COVID-19 VACCINE, FEDS INVESTIGATING PRITZKER EPA AND HINSDALE SOUTH GRAD AT CENTER OF ‘BACHELOR' DRAMA

Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

 
 
 

MY PILLOW CEO MIKE LINDELL PERMANENTLY BANNED FROM TWITTER OVER BASELESS ELECTION CLAIMS

Twitter decided to ban Lindell, who founded bedding company My Pillow, due to “repeated violations” of its civic integrity policy,...

FEDS INVESTIGATING PRITZKER EPA FOR APPROVING NEW SCRAP SHREDDER ON CHICAGO'S HEAVILY POLLUTED SOUTHEAST SIDE

The probe announced Monday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency comes amid a separate-but-related investigation of Mayor Lori...

 
 
 

FORMER BULLS PLAYER JABARI PARKER CUTS ASKING PRICE ON TOWN HOME TO $1.99 MILLION

Jabari Parker, a South Side native, was with the Bulls for seven months during the 2018-19 season. He currently plays for the Sacramento...

CHICAGO BULLS STARTERS ARE UNDERWHELMING IN A 119-103 LOSS TO THE BOSTON CELTICS, THE TEAM'S 2ND STRAIGHT DEFEAT

Despite getting 48 points from the bench to complement 30 points from Zach LaVine, the Chicago Bulls starting lineup was underwhelming...

 
 
 

KYLE RITTENHOUSE POLICE INTERVIEW VIDEO

Kyle Rittenhouse and his mother, Wendy, speak with Kenosha police at the Antioch Police Department in the hours after he shot three...

WILL THE CHICAGO BULLS AND OTHER NBA TEAMS BE ABLE TO MAKE UP ALL OF THEIR POSTPONED GAMES? ‘YOU'RE GOING TO PROBABLY HAVE AN IMBALANCED NUMBER OF GAMES.'

After a second postponement, the Chicago Bulls have another gap in their schedule - they don't play again until Saturday against the...

 
 
 

THE SPIN: MAYOR LORI LIGHTFOOT GETS FIRST DOSE OF COVID-19 VACCINE | PRESIDENT BIDEN ASKED ABOUT BATTLE OVER CHICAGO TEACHERS RETURNING TO CLASSROOMS | LINE GROWS FOR KELLY CASSIDY'S STATE REP SEAT

Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.

EIGHT MORE CASES OF HIGHLY CONTAGIOUS CORONAVIRUS VARIANT IDENTIFIED IN ILLINOIS

Eight more cases of a highly contagious coronavirus variant have been identified in Illinois, state public health officials said Monday.

 
 
 

SCHERERVILLE LAWYER SENTENCED TO 2 YEARS IN PRISON FOR UNPAID TAXES, FAILING TO FILE FEDERAL TAX RETURNS

Gupta did not pay his taxes between 2007 through 2018, according to the indictment. By the end of tax year 2018, Gupta owed the IRS...

CHICAGO MAN CHARGED WITH RECKLESS HOMICIDE AFTER TWO DIE IN AURORA CRASH

A Chicago man has been charged with reckless homicide in connection to a crash in Aurora Saturday that left two people dead.

 
 
 

CHARGED IN ‘09 MURDER, PORTAGE MAN OFFERS TO PLEAD GUILTY TO FELONY ROBBERY: JUDGE TO DECIDE

“If I accept it, you will be sentenced to 10 years,” Clymer told Smith. “Those are my only choices. If I reject it, I throw it out...

HIGHLAND JOGGER ROBBED; STOLEN CAR LATER FOUND IN HAMMOND AFTER ANOTHER THEFT: POLICE

Two of the men got out of the vehicle and, while pointing guns at the jogger, demanded him to give them whatever he had on him, Banasiak...

 
 
 

$20 BILLION ONE CENTRAL PROJECT, WHICH WOULD BRING SKYSCRAPERS AND 9,000-PLUS RESIDENCES NEAR SOLDIER FIELD, GETS A PUBLIC HEARING TONIGHT

Landmark Development is providing a public update of its $20 billion vision for One Central, which proposes skyscrapers as tall as...

WHITING BLAZE DAMAGES SIX-UNIT APARTMENT BUILDING, BARBERSHOP

Neither residents nor any Whiting firefighters were injured during the blaze, which started around 9:11 p.m. Sunday and was extinguished...

 
 
 

TEEN CHARGED IN ADDISON CARJACKING IS ORDERED TO REMAIN IN CUSTODY AFTER HE THREATENED COPS FOLLOWING HIS ARREST IN CHICAGO, PROSECUTORS SAY

A 17-year-old charged with carjacking a woman in a fast-food restaurant parking lot in Addison was ordered to remain in custody Monday,...

WALGREENS, JEWEL-OSCO, WALMART AND COOK COUNTY NOW SCHEDULING COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENTS

Walgreens, Jewel-Osco, Walmart and suburban Cook County are now scheduling COVID-19 vaccine appointments for eligible Chicago area...

 
 
 

CHICAGO WEATHER LIVE UPDATES: BIGGEST SNOWSTORM IN 2 YEARS BEGINS TO MOVE INTO AREA

Here are the latest updates as a winter storm bears down on the Chicago area.

BOEING MOVES UP STARLINER TEST LAUNCH TO ISS

The redo of the uncrewed test launch of the Boeing CST-100 Starliner to the International Space Station is now targeting a March 25...

 
 
 



Biden called Putin to discuss his ‘malign actions,' Navalny, Psaki says

Biden called Putin to discuss his ‘malign actions,' Navalny, Psaki says

President Biden on Tuesday called Russian President Vladimir Putin to put him on notice about his “malign actions,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said. Psaki said that... Read more ...

Judge Orders Sex Tapes Allegedly Of Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Destroyed

Judge Orders Sex Tapes Allegedly Of Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Destroyed

Misdemeanor solicitation charges against Kraft and other men were dropped last year after a Florida appeals court ruled that the videos were not admissible as evidence. Read more ...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your pacemaker

Apple is warning customers that its smartphones could interfere with medical devices. Read more ...

Biden to sign executive orders related to 'equity'

Biden to sign executive orders related to 'equity'

President Biden is slated to sign a series of executive actions revolving around "equity" policy on Tuesday, focusing on policing reform, prison reform and public housing. Read more ...

Martha Stewart launching line of cannabis products for dogs

Martha Stewart launching line of cannabis products for dogs

Lifestyle guru Martha Stewart on Tuesday launched a line of cannabis-infused oil drops and soft-baked chews for dogs, months after the successful release of her cannabidiol... Read more ...

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Republican senators want to halt Trump impeachment trial

Senators have taken an oath to ensure “impartial justice” as jurors in Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial, but some Republican senators want to stop the proceedings. Read more ...

California's unemployment fraud tops $11 billion; could be more, department says

California's unemployment fraud tops $11 billion; could be more, department says

The state paid out $114 billion in claims so far and says 10% of that is fraud, amounting to $11 billion. Read more ...

School creates scholarship for teacher who died due to COVID-19

School creates scholarship for teacher who died due to COVID-19

The community was able to raise nearly $10,000 in honor of Jason Englert, who was a new teacher to the district. Read more ...

Ohio dog with spina bifida looking for forever home after getting stood up...

Ohio dog with spina bifida looking for forever home after getting stood up by potential adopter

A 9-month-old puppy with spina bifida is still searching for his forever home after he got stood up by a potential adopter last week. Read more ...

Disney to change Jungle Cruise ride after years of criticism for racist...

Disney to change Jungle Cruise ride after years of criticism for racist depictions

Disney will be making changes to the Jungle Cruise ride after years of complaints about racism. Read more ...