| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Week 8 – Oct. 8-14
All games 7:30 unless noted.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10
CHICAGO INTER-CITY 4
Urban Prep-Bronzeville vs. Crane, 6:30 at Lane
Woodlawn vs. Tilden, 6:30 at Gately
THURSDAY, OCT. 11
CHICAGO BIG SHOULDERS
Amundsen vs. Taft, 7:15 at...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:36 PM
WASHINGTON — An announcement today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture means farmers in the entire state of Illinois are now eligible to apply for emergency assistance because of the drought.
Fourteen more counties in the state were designated by...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 6:14 AM
WASHINGTON -- Nearly two years ago, President Obama signed into law a "fair sentencing" act to reduce the long prison terms meted out to people who were caught with small amounts of crack cocaine. But the law did not make clear whether it should apply...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 9:21 PM
The first winter storm of the season is moving in fast and has hit the north and western suburbs with a fury as downed power lines were reported in McHenry County.
Around 5 p.m., ComEd officials said more than 24,000 people were without power, most...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Democratic leaders spent four hours Saturday listening to 16 candidates audition for the party's endorsement to replace former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., but were unable to solidify behind one contender.
After 90 minutes of deliberations, South Side...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 2:45 AM
Nevermind what you see outside of your window. The ski season has begun in northern Michigan, where downhill resorts opened this past week, including Boyne Highlands, Boyne Mountain and Nubs Nob, along with Pine Knob in the town of Clarkston, halfway...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 5:53 AM
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., the ambitious political heir to a powerful Chicago family whose once promising future collapsed amid federal ethics investigations and a diagnosis of mental illness, resigned Wednesday from the South Side congressional seat he held...
| Aug 26, 2010
My 7-year-old loves bacon.
She loves it almost as much she loves pigs who are still alive.
And so our recent farm visit to witness a slaughter was not easy.
For years I've been talking to Miranda and her brother, Joe, about appreciating the sources...
| Jan 14, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Eight years ago, Rob Warden, then as now the director of the Center on Wrongful Conviction at the Northwestern University School of Law, published the following timeline in the Tribune. The time to update it will be if and when,......
| Jan 18, 2011
| 4:32 PM
After a long weekend of keeping a very low public profile on the tax issue, the Quinn administration is showing signs of fighting back against critics. Here's a fact sheet his office just sent over (note to the easily confused......
| Feb 7, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Plainfield Police Chief William Doster is resigning at the end of February because of medical issues. Doster, 65, said this week he wants to keep …...