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LOS ANGELES CHARGERS HIRE BRANDON STALEY, THE RAMS DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR, AS THEIR NEW HEAD COACH

The Los Angeles Chargers have hired Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brandon Staley as the team's head coach. The 38-year old...

TOM BRADY AND THE TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS ADVANCE TO THE NFC TITLE GAME WITH A 30-20 WIN, WHILE THE NEW ORLEANS SAINTS' DREW BREES THROWS 3 INTERCEPTIONS IN WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN HIS FINAL GAME

Tom Brady's best game in three tries against the New Orleans Saints kept the Tampa Bay Buccaneers moving on in the NFL playoffs. If...

 
 
 

SECOND PERSON ARRESTED AND ACCUSED OF PRETENDING TO BE AN ICE AGENT IN ORLAND PARK KIDNAPPING

Prosecutors said three offenders wearing ski masks and Immigration and Customs Enforcement jackets put a gun to the victim's head outside...

ROGERS PARK RESIDENTS, LEADERS FIGHT CLOSURE OF HIGH RIDGE YMCA

People gather to protest against the upcoming closure of the High Ridge YMCA during a rally at the corner of Touhy and Western avenues...

 
 
 

MAN LIVED INSIDE O'HARE FOR 3 MONTHS BEFORE DETECTION, PROSECUTORS SAY

Singh reportedly found an airport ID badge in the airport and was “scared to go home due to COVID.”

CHICAGO POLICE: MAN KILLED WHILE TRYING TO MOVE FILING CABINET RULED AN ACCIDENTAL DEATH

A 42-year-old man was crushed by an object when he tried to move a filing cabinet through an opening in the wall of a meat-packing...

 
 
 

AFTER LOSING PATRICK MAHOMES TO A CONCUSSION, KANSAS CITY CHIEFS RETURN TO AFC TITLE GAME WITH A 22-17 WIN OVER CLEVELAND BROWNS

The Kansas City Chiefs had lost Patrick Mahomes to a concussion and were in danger of losing the game. Then their defense and Chad...

INDOOR DINING TO RESUME IN NORTH-CENTRAL ILLINOIS

Restaurants in Region 2, which includes Peoria and Bloomington, will be allowed to resume indoor service at 25% capacity, or 25 people,...

 
 
 

SARAH FULLER, THE HISTORY-MAKING FEMALE COLLEGE FOOTBALL KICKER, IS INVITED TO JOE BIDEN'S INAUGURATION

Sarah Fuller, the first woman to score in a Power Five conference football game, says she has been invited to attend President-elect...

ALL QUIET AT THE ILLINOIS CAPITOL AS PROTESTS FAIL TO MATERIALIZE SUNDAY

Illinois Capitol quiet as protests fail to materialize Sunday

 
 
 

WHERE TO LEARN, VOLUNTEER AND CELEBRATE ON MLK DAY, ONLINE OR IN PERSON

Looking for a way to get involved on Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year? Though events commemorating King's life, legacy and his...

CONSERVATIVE JOE RICKETTS, CUBS FAMILY PATRIARCH WHO CLOSED DNAINFO AFTER UNION VOTE, TO LAUNCH OMAHA-BASED ‘UNBIASED' NEWS SITE

Ricketts said Straight Arrow News will not involve other members of his family.

 
 
 

‘WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU GET:' FORECASTER SAYS AS STEADY SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE MOST OF SUNDAY

Expect light snowfall most of Sunday and temperatures to drop into the 20s, forecasters said.

MAN WHO DROVE UP STEPS OF WISCONSIN CAPITOL WAS INTOXICATED, NOT POLITICALLY MOTIVATED, AUTHORITIES SAY

Madison Police Lt. David Jugovich said there was no indication of a threat to the Capitol, which is under increased security by state...

 
 
 

WOMAN SHOT AT EVANSTON IHOP LAST WEEKEND HAS DIED, BECOMING GUNMAN'S 4TH FATAL VICTIM

A woman shot at IHOP in Evanston as part of Jason Nightengale's alleged shooting rampage has died, officials said, making her the fourth...

15-YEAR-OLD STRUCK 4 TIMES, CRITICALLY INJURED IN LITTLE VILLAGE SHOOTING, CHICAGO POLICE SAY

Chicago police are investigating the shooting of a 15-year-old girl in Little Village late Saturday and no arrests have been made,...

 
 
 

A 101-YARD INTERCEPTION RETURN HELPS THE BUFFALO BILLS EARN A SPOT IN THE AFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME WITH A 17-3 WIN OVER THE BALTIMORE RAVENS

Taron Johnson's 101-yard interception return carried the Buffalo Bills to their first AFC championship game appearance in 26 years....

INDIANA PACERS NEW ADDITION CARIS LEVERT OUT INDEFINITELY AFTER ‘SMALL MASS' DISCOVERED ON KIDNEY

New Indiana Pacers acquisition Caris LeVert is out indefinitely after a “small mass” was discovered on his kidney via an MRI, the Pacers...

 
 
 

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS FIRST TO RETURN TO INDOOR DINING, STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH SAYS

The Illinois Department of Public Health announced Saturday afternoon that Region 5, which covers southern Illinois, is the first in...

AARON RODGERS FUELS THE GREEN BAY PACKERS TO A 32-18 PLAYOFF VICTORY OVER THE LOS ANGELES RAMS

Aaron Rodgers threw two touchdown passes and ran for another as the top-seeded Green Bay Packers defeated the Los Angeles Rams 32-18...

 
 
 



Biden taps Warren ally Chopra to lead Consumer Bureau

Biden taps Warren ally Chopra to lead Consumer Bureau

President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Rohit Chopra to be the next director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, according to four sources familiar with the decision... Read more ...

Should Drew Brees retire from Saints? Why losing to Tom Brady, Buccaneers in...

Should Drew Brees retire from Saints? Why losing to Tom Brady, Buccaneers in NFC playoffs can inspire return

The expectation is that Drew Brees will retire now that the Saints' 2020 season is over. But what if Brees looks at Tom Brady's production at 43 and decides he can do that, too? Read more ...

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Los Angeles Chargers have hired Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brian Staley as the team's head coach. Read more ...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an...

Phil Spector, the revolutionary music producer convicted of murdering an actress, has died at 81

California state prison officials said Spector died Saturday of natural causes at a hospital. Read more ...

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

Defense Officials Fear Inside Attack At Inauguration, Prompting FBI To Vet Guard

The massive undertaking underscores fears that some of the very people assigned to protect Washington could threaten the incoming administration. Read more ...

Navalny Detained as He Arrives Back in Russia

Navalny Detained as He Arrives Back in Russia

Alexei Navalny, a leading Kremlin political opponent, was taken into custody Sunday just after returning to Russia from Germany, where he was recovering from a poisoning... Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Democrat Alex Padilla, now California's secretary of state, will serve the final two years of Harris' term. Read more ...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional...

NFL Draft order 2021: Updated list of picks for every team after divisional playoffs

Here is the 2021 NFL Draft order for the first 28 picks, which was finalized with the results of the divisional round. Read more ...

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

Vice President-elect Harris to resign her Senate seat Monday

WILMINGTON, Del. - Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign her Senate seat on Monday, two days before she and President-elect Joe Biden are inaugurated. Aides to the... Read more ...

Biden to yank Keystone XL permit on first day of presidency

Biden to yank Keystone XL permit on first day of presidency

President-elect Joe Biden will rescind the cross-border permit for TC Energy's Keystone XL pipeline on his first day in office, three sources confirm to POLITICO. The move is... Read more ...