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CHICAGO SCHOOL FAILED TO PROTECT FIFTH-GRADER FROM CLASSMATE'S FONDLING, LAWSUIT ALLEGES

The mother of a fifth-grade boy sued Chicago Public Schools in federal court last week after teachers and administrators allegedly...

MATT NAGY TAKES A PAGE FROM JOE MADDON'S BOOK WITH A CELEBRATORY DANCE PARTY - AND DISCO BALL

Bears coach Matt Nagy introduced a new element to postgame victory celebrations at Soldier Field on Monday night: a disco ball. After...

 
 
 

FANTASY FOOTBALL WEEK 3: CARSON WENTZ IS BACK, BUT SHOULD HE BE IN YOUR LINEUP?

Thank you Chiefs and Buccaneers, two offenses that you can count on in this crazy fantasy football season. Look for at least a couple...

MICHAEL JORDAN DONATES $2 MILLION TO HURRICANE FLORENCE RELIEF

Charlotte Hornets Chairman Michael Jordan is donating $2 million to assist those affected by Hurricane Florence, a storm that has caused...

 
 
 

TWO FOUND DEAD IN ELBURN HOME

Two people in their 70s were found dead in a home in Elburn, police said. The Elburn Police Department was called at approximately...

LINCOLN TOWING CAN CONTINUE OPERATING WHILE IT FIGHTS TO KEEP ITS LICENSE, JUDGE RULES

Lincoln Towing Service can resume operating while it challenges a decision by state regulators to revoke its license, a Cook County...

 
 
 

MAN, 28, FATALLY SHOT IN EAST CHICAGO

A 28-year-old man was fatally shot early Tuesday in East Chicago. Lake County coroner's office identified the victim as Marquis J....

DUPAGE JAIL INMATE EXPLAINS BRIDE'S NO-SHOW AT COURTHOUSE WEDDING: 'HER CAR BROKE DOWN'

Wedding bells may yet chime for a DuPage County jail inmate, whose courtroom nuptials were canceled last week when his bride-to-be...

 
 
 

'YOU ARE A SERIAL KILLER': TORREZ SENTENCED AFTER PLEADING GUILTY TO 2005 DOUBLE MURDER IN ZION

Convicted murderer Jorge Torrez was sentenced to 100 years in prison Tuesday for the brutal Mother's Day 2005 slaying of two girls...

ESPN TUNES OUT BRIAN URLACHER'S HALFTIME CEREMONY: 'THAT WAS A MISS,' PRODUCER ADMITS

All the talk about Bears history on ESPN doesn't mean a thing if “Monday Night Football” won't show the ring. Yet when Virginia McCaskey,...

 
 
 

KANYE WEST TO LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLERS: 'I'M MOVING BACK TO CHICAGO'

Kanye West may be making another homecoming. The Chicago-raised rapper said Monday night that he plans to move back to Chicago. “I've...

4 TEENS PLEAD NOT GUILTY IN DEATH OF WEST CHICAGO TEEN WHO AUTHORITIES SAY WAS STABBED, SET ON FIRE AND RUN OVER

Four teenagers charged in the death of an 18-year-old West Chicago teen - whose body was found smoldering in a fit pit after he allegedly...

 
 
 

NL CENTRAL TRACKER: CUBS' MAGIC NUMBER AT 10 AFTER ROAD VICTORY OVER DIAMONDBACKS

The Cubs opened their last trip of the regular season Monday night with a 5-1 victory over the Diamondbacks in Phoenix. Their lead...

BRAD BIGGS' 10 THOUGHTS ON THE BEARS' 24-17 WIN OVER THE SEAHAWKS

10 thoughts following the Bears' impressive defensive showing Monday night in a 24-17 victory over the Seahawks at Soldier Field. 1....

 
 
 

BEFORE FOXCONN GOT ACCESS TO MILLIONS OF GALLONS OF LAKE MICHIGAN WATER, WISCONSIN QUIETLY GAVE SMALL VILLAGE EVEN MORE

Governors from all eight Great Lakes states had to sign off before Waukesha, Wis., could siphon water out of Lake Michigan. When Foxconn...

POLICE SQUAD CAUGHT IN GUNFIRE PROMPTS SWAT RESPONSE IN AVONDALE

Chicago police were called to the intersection of North Kedzie and West Barry avenues in Avondale in response to shots fired around...

 
 
 

'IT WAS AWESOME': BRIAN URLACHER SAYS GOODBYE TO FANS AS BEARS HONOR THE HALL OF FAMER

Brian Urlacher ran out of the Soldier Field tunnel one more time Monday night, but this time he was wearing his gold Hall of Fame jacket...

IN ABRUPT TURN, CITY HALTS RELOCATION OF TRACK AND FIELD IN JACKSON PARK

In an abrupt turn, the Chicago Park District and city of Chicago have decided to halt construction on a project that would relocate...

 
 
 

WITH EMANUEL ON THE WAY OUT, ALDERMEN TO PUSH FOR HEARINGS ON LEAD IN CHICAGO DRINKING WATER

Chicago needs to join scores of other American cities and begin planning for the removal of toxic lead water pipes, according to a...

ALDERMEN APPROVE PAYING $16 MILLION TO FAMILY OF BETTIE JONES, WHO WAS ACCIDENTALLY SHOT BY CHICAGO COP

Aldermen gave the go-ahead Monday for a $16 million payment to the family of a woman fatally shot by a police officer who was firing...

 
 
 



Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

Kim Jong Un agrees to dismantle main nuke site if US takes steps too

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced a set of agreements Wednesday that included a promise to permanently dismantle the North's main... Read more ...

'Don't mess with Nana!' Great-grandmother shoots, kills 12-foot, 580-pound...

'Don't mess with Nana!' Great-grandmother shoots, kills 12-foot, 580-pound alligator

Judy B. Cochran managed to kill a 12-foot, 580-pound alligator with just one shot Sunday night at her ranch. Read more ...

Read: Letter from Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys requesting FBI investigation

Read: Letter from Christine Blasey Ford's attorneys requesting FBI investigation

The woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault says the FBI should investigate the incident before senators hold a hearing on the allegations. Read more ...

‘Sesame Street' wants to clarify: Bert and Ernie aren't gay

‘Sesame Street' wants to clarify: Bert and Ernie aren't gay

NEW YORK - The producers of “Sesame Street” want you to know that Bert and Ernie are not, in fact, gay. Sesame Workshop tweeted Tuesday that the characters are best friends and... Read more ...

Showdown hearing not yet set: Democrats, GOP arguing on witnesses

Showdown hearing not yet set: Democrats, GOP arguing on witnesses

Republicans are forging ahead with plans for a Senate hearing they had hoped to avoid on a woman's claims that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were high schoolers. Read more ...

North and South Korea say they plan bid for 2032 Olympics

North and South Korea say they plan bid for 2032 Olympics

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in a statement Wednesday that the countries planned to jointly bid for the... Read more ...

Man threatened to shoot 11-year-old who beat him in Fortnite, police say

Man threatened to shoot 11-year-old who beat him in Fortnite, police say

HUNTINGTON, N.Y. - A man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly threatening to shoot an 11-year-old child, possibly at his school, after the boy beat him at the video game... Read more ...

Intel officials may propose redactions in classified Russia probe files

Intel officials may propose redactions in classified Russia probe files

President Trump ordered the release of classified documents related to the Russia probe without redactions, but the Justice Department, the FBI and the Director of National... Read more ...

There are growing calls for Kavanaugh's friend, Mark Judge, to testify on...

There are growing calls for Kavanaugh's friend, Mark Judge, to testify on sexual assault allegations

There are growing calls for Mark Judge to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee as it considers allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett... Read more ...

Woman walks out of woods on Mass Pike, reports sexual assault, police say

Woman walks out of woods on Mass Pike, reports sexual assault, police say

State police are investigating a reported sexual assault after a woman was found along the Massachusetts Turnpike early Wednesday morning. Read more ...