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MAN CHARGED WITH THREATENING TO MURDER A CHICAGO FEDERAL JUDGE IN 2016

A downstate man has been charged with threatening to murder a Chicago federal judge who was overseeing his prisoner's rights lawsuit...

COLUMN: ELOY JIMÉNEZ'S LOSS ISN'T JUST FELT ON THE FIELD AFTER A SLOW START TO THE SEASON - IT'S FELT IN THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX CLUBHOUSE TOO

The Chicago White Sox didn't just lose a talented outfielder when Eloy Jiménez suffered a ruptured pectoral injury in spring training....

 
 
 

CLEVELAND INDIANS 1B YU CHANG RECEIVES RACIST TWEETS AFTER MAKING AN ERROR IN A LOSS TO THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX

Indians first baseman Yu Chang shared some racist tweets he received after making a costly error in Monday night's game in Chicago.

19-YEAR-OLD MAN KILLED IN BRONZEVILLE SHOOTING IS IDENTIFIED

A 19-year-old man who died Monday night in a shooting in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the city's South Side was identified by authorities...

 
 
 

STATE OF ILLINOIS AND COOK COUNTY HEALTH PAUSE DISTRIBUTION OF JOHNSON & JOHNSON VACCINE AFTER BLOOD CLOTTING CASES

Cook County Health has paused distributing the Johnson & Johnson vaccine following recommendations from the FDA and Centers for Disease...

JOHNSON & JOHNSON COVID-19 VACCINE IN ILLINOIS

 
 
 

NAPERVILLE-BASED HUB88 ACQUIRED BY FELLOW TECH INCUBATOR 1871

Chicago-based technology incubator 1871 is acquiring its Naperville counterpart known as hub88.

MLB UMP JOE WEST AWARDED $500,000 IN DAMAGES IN A DEFAMATION SUIT AGAINST A FORMER CATCHER

Major league umpire Joe West was awarded $500,000 in damages plus interest dating to July 8 in a defamation suit against former All-Star...

 
 
 

DES PLAINES MAN WAS DRIVING 108 MPH WHEN HE CAUSED CRASH THAT KILLED FAMILY OF THREE, POLICE AND PROSECUTORS SAY

A 25-year-old Des Plaines man with a long history of traffic violations was driving 108 mph and under the influence of drugs when he...

FIGHT, STABBING AT BLUE LINE STATION ON WEST SIDE LEAVES MAN, 28, IN SERIOUS CONDITION

A man was stabbed on a CTA platform and left in serious condition in a West Side hospital early Tuesday morning.

 
 
 

RAMADAN DURING THE PANDEMIC

As Muslims everywhere embark on a second Ramadan during the coronavirus pandemic, many are hoping to make the most of another opportunity...

CHICAGO FOOD TECH STARTUP GETS $70 MILLION IN FUNDING TO KEEP THE WORLD'S BANANAS AND AVOCADOS FRESHER LONGER

Hazel Technologies, a Chicago-based food tech startup that keeps bulk produce fresh with a small drop-in packet, received $70 million...

 
 
 

UNITED TURNS DOWN FEDERAL PANDEMIC LOANS, OPTS FOR BOND MARKET LIKE AIRLINE RIVALS

United Airlines will raise $9 billion from institutional investors through a combination of loans and bonds. Part of that will pay...

ARCLIGHT CINEMAS, INCLUDING CHICAGO AND GLENVIEW, TO CLOSE FOR GOOD

Pacific Theaters, which operates some 300 screens in California, including the beloved ArcLight theaters and the historic Cinerama...

 
 
 

ILLINOIS VA SUED BY ESTATE OF KOREAN WAR VET WHO DIED IN CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK AT STATE HOME IN LASALLE

The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs is facing a $2 million wrongful death lawsuit filed by the estate of one of 36 residents...

CORONAVIRUS IN ILLINOIS UPDATES: HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING TUESDAY WITH COVID-19 IN THE CHICAGO AREA

Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

 
 
 

DAYWATCH: THIRD COVID WAVE STRESSES ILLINOIS HOSPITALS, A LOOK AT WHERE THE MAGNIFICENT MILE STANDS AND COLUMBIA BASIN CHERRY TREES ARE IN FULL BLOOM

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

JOSÉ ABREU'S ADVICE TO TEAMMATES AS THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX TRY TO FIND THEIR FOOTING EARLY IN THE SEASON: ‘JUST BELIEVE IN YOURSELF'

José Abreu is certain big moments are ahead for the Chicago White Sox. He doesn't think the team is trying too hard to live up to preseason...

 
 
 

DAUNTE WRIGHT POLICE SHOOTING: PROTESTS GRIP STREETS IN BROOKLYN CENTER FOR A SECOND NIGHT

Hundreds of protesters faced off against police in Brooklyn Center after nightfall Monday, and hours after a dusk-to-dawn curfew was...

2 FORMER CPD CHIEFS BLAST CITY'S RULES FOR REMOVING PROBLEMATIC COPS AS SHOOTING VICTIM SEEKS TO REINSTATE RECORD $45 MILLION AWARD

Former Chicago Police Department leaders Garry McCarthy and Jody Weis blasted the city for what they said was failing to punish to...

 
 
 



President Biden to announce withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan by...

President Biden to announce withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan by September 11

The withdrawal extends the U.S. troop presence past a May 1 deadline set by the Trump administration in an agreement with the Taliban, but only by a matter of months. Read more ...

Bomb squad investigating live grenade found on West Side

Bomb squad investigating live grenade found on West Side

CHICAGO - Chicago police said a bomb squad is investigating a live grenade found inside a bag on the city's West Side. A call was placed just after 9:30 a.m. Tuesday about a... Read more ...

Biden to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11

Biden to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11

President Joe Biden plans to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that drew America into its longest war... Read more ...

Iran says it will enrich uranium to 60% in the wake of suspected Israeli...

Iran says it will enrich uranium to 60% in the wake of suspected Israeli sabotage at Natanz 

Iran will start enriching uranium to 60% purity this week, higher than ever, a top diplomat said days after a reported act of Israeli sabotage targeted Tehran's enrichment... Read more ...

‘Cancel culture is a disease': Actor Hank Azaria draws backlash after...

‘Cancel culture is a disease': Actor Hank Azaria draws backlash after apology for voicing Simpsons' Indian shopkeeper Apu

White US voice actor Hank Azaria has drawn the ire of Simpsons fans who accuse him of being ‘woke' and participating in cancel culture after he apologized for his portrayal of... Read more ...

'Little startling': Maine college fines students $50 for not wearing face mask

'Little startling': Maine college fines students $50 for not wearing face mask

A Maine college is giving $50 tickets to students who violate the school's face mask requirement. Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson vaccine probe will likely take ‘a matter of days,' FDA says

Johnson & Johnson vaccine probe will likely take ‘a matter of days,' FDA says

The Food and Drug Administration will likely require only a “matter of days” to look into reports of patients who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine experiencing dangerous... Read more ...

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 430 cases, one death

COVID-19 Update: Allegheny County reports 430 cases, one death

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New schedule for Red Sox-Twins series announced after game postponed for...

New schedule for Red Sox-Twins series announced after game postponed for safety concerns

Tuesday's game will be played at 2:10 p.m. ET. Wednesday's first game will begin at 2:10 p.m. ET, with the rescheduled Monday game beginning about 30 minutes after the first... Read more ...

Local day spa was front for human trafficking scheme, AG says

Local day spa was front for human trafficking scheme, AG says

Multiple victims were allegedly sold for sex, according to charges announced by the attorney general. Read more ...