| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:08 PM
One day after 13 people were shot and wounded in a Chicago park, a rash of separate shootings erupted across the city overnight Friday and into Saturday morning leaving five dead and at least six injured, police said.
The latest shooting involved a 51-...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Four men have been arrested and charged in last week's mass shooting in a South Side Chicago park that wounded 12 adults and a 3-year-old boy, officials said Tuesday.
Police said the motive for the mass shooting appears to be retaliation for a...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Twitter newcomer and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, speaking at the Clinton Global Initiative on Thursday in Chicago, reached back into her hockey-fan childhood and mentioned a certain exhausted hockey team. "I listened to my friend [Chicago]...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 1:52 PM
There's more than pride and the Stanley Cup on the line as the reigning champion Los Angeles Kings defend their title against the Chicago Blackhawks -- this year, the customary wager between mayors includes local craft beer.
It is a long-standing...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 5:12 PM
It wasn't about money. It was about respect.
That's what Chicago teachers union president Karen Lewis kept reminding the public during the seven-day teachers strike that had parents scrambling and kept 350,000 children out of class.
But there was way...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:24 PM
L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has asked the city's three pension funds to review all investments and work to end those in companies that manufacture assault weapons....
| May 22, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The small gangs of destructive knuckleheads who style themselves as anarchists have been the bane of Occupy Wall Street protests this spring. On May Day, the brats in black smashed store windows, bashed cars and fought with police on the streets of...
| Jun 24, 2012
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Walter Cronkite was not inclined to introspection, and historian Douglas Brinkley emulates his subject in this thorough biography of the news broadcaster who in...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will argue that President Obama has governed based on his principles, not politics, as he steps onto his highest-profile stage as a surrogate for his former boss.
Emanuel will speak to Iowa Democrats at the annual Jefferson...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 5:54 PM
A gathering of GOP presidential candidates on Saturday was unlike any other this year, when instead of finger-pointing and slashing at one another's records, they told deeply personal tales about faith, family and failures that left half of the six...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:36 PM
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