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BILLIONAIRE KEN GRIFFIN, IN BATTLE WITH GOV. J.B. PRITZKER OVER GRADUATED-RATE INCOME TAX AMENDMENT, UPS HIS STAKE TO $53.75 MILLION TO OPPOSE IT

Ken Griffin, in a billionaire battle with Gov. J.B. Pritzker over the governor's effort to switch Illinois to a graduated-rate income...

GRAHAM MERTZ AND NO. 14 WISCONSIN ROUT ILLINOIS 45-7 IN THE BIG TEN SEASON OPENER

Graham Mertz threw five touchdown passes in his college debut, leading No. 14 Wisconsin to a 45-7 rout of Illinois on Friday night...

 
 
 

JEWISH GROUPS ALLEGE AN ‘ALARMING INCREASE IN ANTI-SEMITISM AND ANTI-ZIONISM' AT UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS' URBANA-CHAMPAIGN CAMPUS

"The anti-Semitism comes from both ends of the political spectrum," the extreme left and right, a federal civil rights complaint says.

AS CPS WEIGHS REOPENING SCHOOLS, IT CLAIMS THE TEACHERS UNION ‘REFUSES TO EVEN DISCUSS A RETURN TO IN-PERSON LEARNING'

CPS and the union accuse each other of failing to engage over how best to reopen schools.

 
 
 

COLUMN: A BINGE-WORTHY SHOW, A SURPRISINGLY EFFECTIVE LEADER AND KEITH JARRETT: 9 THINGS TO LIKE AT THE END OF OCTOBER

A binge-worthy Danish show, a surprisingly effective leader in Illinois and pianist Keith Jarrett make Mary Schmich's list of nine...

WHY DID KHALIL MACK AND AKIEM HICKS MISS PRACTICE FRIDAY? 3 THINGS WE LEARNED FROM THE CHICAGO BEARS

The Bears said Khalil Mack didn't practice Friday because of a back injury - a new issue on the injury report - but coach Matt Nagy...

 
 
 

GRAND JURY SUBPOENA INDICATES PROSECUTORS INVESTIGATING FORMER CHICAGO POLICE SUPERINTENDENT EDDIE JOHNSON'S CONTROVERSIAL NIGHT OF DRINKING

A Cook County grand jury has requested extensive documents about the night that ultimately led to former Chicago police Superintendent...

ASSISTANT HITTING COACH TERRMEL SLEDGE NOT RETURNING TO THE CHICAGO CUBS IN 2021

Chicago Cubs assistant hitting coach Terrmel Sledge won't return in 2021, a source confirmed. Sledge, 43, served as the assistant to...

 
 
 

MUNSTER MAN CHARGED WITH MURDER IN BABY'S DEATH

A Munster man faces charges in the December 2019 death of his 6-month-old daughter, Lake Superior Court records show.

PANDEMIC FATIGUE COULD MAKE COLD-WEATHER COVID SPIKE WORSE. WANT A BETTER 2021? RESIST RISKY HOLIDAY GATHERINGS

A spike in COVID-19 cases could continue into the holidays as Illinois residents battle pandemic fatigue, experts say.

 
 
 

CHICAGO-AREA GROCERS STOCK UP TO WARD OFF SHORTAGES AS COVID-19 CASES RISE. ‘WE'RE ALWAYS CHASING ONE THING TO THE NEXT.'

After being wiped clean of goods like toilet paper, canned food and hand sanitizer at the start of the pandemic, Chicago-area grocery...

WALMART SUES US GOVERMENT IN PRE-EMPTIVE STRIKE OVER OPIOID CRISIS

Walmart filed a lawsuit saying that the Justice Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration are blaming the company for the...

 
 
 

WALGREENS EXPANDS COVID-19 TESTING TO CHILDREN AGE 3 AND OLDER

Walgreens is expanding COVID-19 testing for children 3 and older across its 36 testing sites in Illinois.

AMERICAN EXPRESS PROFITS SUFFER AS FEW LEAVE HOME, WITH OR WITHOUT IT

American Express has been hit hard by its business model tied into the well-to-do traveling and dining out. Restaurants have been shuttered...

 
 
 

CHICAGO-AREA GROCERS STOCK UP TO WARD OFF SHORTAGES AS COVID-19 CASES RISE

Grocery stores and suppliers in the Chicago area are stocking up on products to avert shortages as Illinois sees a resurgence of coronavirus...

ARMY-NAVY FOOTBALL GAME WILL BE HELD AT MICHIE STADIUM IN WEST POINT INSTEAD OF PHILADELPHIA

The 121st Army-Navy football game will not be played in Philadelphia as planned and instead will be played Dec. 12 at Michie Stadium...

 
 
 

CHICAGO COMPANIES EXPAND RECRUITING REACH WITH VIRTUAL INTERNSHIPS. ‘GEOGRAPHY IS OFF THE TABLE.'

College students may have missed out on networking and office culture during their virtual summer internships, but some have led to...

WHO IS KEN GRIFFIN? AND HOW DOES HE SPEND ALL THAT MONEY?

Ken Griffin is founder and CEO of the hedge fund Citadel. He has been known as the richest person in Illinois since 2013.

 
 
 

MEMORIAL CONSTRUCTED FOR JOEL JENKINS WHO WAS SHOT AND KILLED IN ROGERS PARK

A memorial was built for Joel Jenkins, 26, shot to death at the Red Line ‘L' Morse station in Rogers Park, a neighborhood he loved...

COLD FRONT DROPS CHICAGO-AREA MORNING TEMPERATURES, BRINGING RAIN, BRIEF THUNDERSTORMS; SNOWY MIX COULD HIT PARTS OF AREA SUNDAY

A cold front rolling through the Chicago area is expected to cool Friday's temperatures throughout the day and bring with it some rain...

 
 
 



Buehler leads Dodgers over Rays 6-2 for 2-1 Series lead

Buehler leads Dodgers over Rays 6-2 for 2-1 Series lead

The Los Angeles Dodgers have taken the lead in the World Series, 2-1, after a 6-2 win Friday night. Read more ...

Two crew dead as US Navy aircraft crashes into Alabama home, sparking fire

Two crew dead as US Navy aircraft crashes into Alabama home, sparking fire

A US naval aircraft has come crashing down on a residential neighborhood in Magnolia Springs, Alabama, igniting a major fire. The US Air Force confirmed the crew did not... Read more ...

Dodgers ace Walker Buehler is becoming the national pitching star of his...

Dodgers ace Walker Buehler is becoming the national pitching star of his generation

Buehler shut down the Rays in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday. Read more ...

Wearing masks could save more than 100,000 US lives through February, new...

Wearing masks could save more than 100,000 US lives through February, new study suggests

One scenario shows the U.S. could reach 1 million total deaths by Feb. 28 if current trends continue. Read more ...

The Latest: Dodgers take 5-0 lead into 5th inning

The Latest: Dodgers take 5-0 lead into 5th inning

ARLINGTON, Texas - The Latest on Game 3 of the World Series : Read more ...

What channel is UFC 254 on today? PPV schedule, start time for Khabib...

What channel is UFC 254 on today? PPV schedule, start time for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje

Here is a complete guide to watch Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje at UFC 254, including the pay-per-view price, start time and more. Read more ...

Mertz, No. 14 Wisconsin rout Illinois 45-7 in Big Ten opener

Mertz, No. 14 Wisconsin rout Illinois 45-7 in Big Ten opener

MADISON, Wis. - Graham Mertz threw five touchdown passes to match the Wisconsin record in a commanding first career start and the No. 14 Badgers beat Illinois 45-7 on Friday... Read more ...

Professor missing for 2 weeks after hiking in Mount Rainier National Park

Professor missing for 2 weeks after hiking in Mount Rainier National Park

A college professor is last known to be hiking in a national park in Washington state has been missing for two weeks - and his family members are pleading with authorities to... Read more ...

Antonio Brown rumors: Tom Brady drives WR's deal with Buccaneers

Antonio Brown rumors: Tom Brady drives WR's deal with Buccaneers

Antonio Brown will be eligible to play in Week 9. Read more ...

Buehler leads Dodgers over Rays 6-2 for 2-1 Series lead

Buehler leads Dodgers over Rays 6-2 for 2-1 Series lead

ARLINGTON, Texas - Walker Buehler was dominant for Los Angeles. Just like Orel Hershiser during the Dodgers' last title run. Read more ...