- Rodon gives up HR to Ortiz; White Sox lose 5-2 to Red Sox Updated: May-05-16 1:05 am
CHICAGO - White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodon considers every start an experience to learn from at this stage of his career.
- Big Papi hits 509th HR to power Red Sox past White Sox 5-2 Updated: May-05-16 12:26 am
CHICAGO - Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell shook his head and grinned when asked about the latest clutch hit and milestone home run by David Ortiz.
- Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker room Updated: May-04-16 11:13 pm
CHICAGO - Dozens of families took legal action Wednesday in a bid to stop a suburban Chicago school district from allowing a transgender student to use a girls' locker room and restroom, arguing the policy trampled on the privacy rights of other students.
- Chicago Teachers Union decides against taking strike vote Updated: May-04-16 9:21 pm
CHICAGO - The Chicago Teachers Union has decided against striking over the lack of a contract, for now.
- Analysis adds fuel to fight over Illinois school funding Updated: May-04-16 7:32 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration on Wednesday released an analysis of a Democratic plan to change the way Illinois funds education, prompting more Republican criticism that it's a "major bailout" for Chicago Public Schools and fueling an increasingly contentious election-year fight.
- Ex-MillerCoors official pleads guilty in $8 million fraud Updated: May-04-16 7:15 pm
CHICAGO - A former vice president at MillerCoors has pleaded guilty to defrauding the beer-maker of more than $8 million.
- Police probe beating of black University of Iowa student Updated: May-04-16 5:00 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - A black University of Iowa freshman told police that he was severely beaten by three white men who called him racial slurs, investigators said Wednesday.
- Illinois lawmakers urge Boeing not to sell aircraft to Iran Updated: May-04-16 4:54 pm
WASHINGTON - Three Republican congressmen from Illinois are urging the chief executive officer of Chicago-based Boeing to avoid doing business with Iran and not sell aircraft to upgrade its fleet.
- Chicago mayor hopes court appeal can save Lucas museum Updated: May-04-16 3:10 pm
CHICAGO - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is turning to a federal appeals court in his increasingly desperate attempt to keep filmmaker George Lucas from building his museum in another city.
- Illinois youth home worker pleads not guilty in teen's death Updated: May-04-16 11:39 am
WAUKEGAN, Illinois - A man who worked at a residential facility for troubled children in northern Illinois has pleaded not guilty to fatally choking a 16-year-old Chicago boy who lived there.
- Advocacy group says Illinois fantasy sports bill needs work Updated: May-04-16 6:34 am
CHICAGO - A law enforcement advocacy group in Chicago says safeguards in proposed Illinois legislation on fantasy sports betting aren't good enough and could open the door to organized crime.
- Red Sox shut down by Quintana in 4-1 loss to White Sox Updated: May-04-16 12:40 am
CHICAGO - The Boston Red Sox are still searching for answers when it comes to Jose Quintana.
- Chicago social club reports breach of guests' personal data Updated: May-03-16 10:44 pm
CHICAGO - The Union League Club of Chicago says a worker stole guests' payment card information and is urging patrons to watch personal financial activity.
- Red Sox 3B Pablo Sandoval has season-ending shoulder surgery Updated: May-03-16 9:00 pm
CHICAGO - Pablo Sandoval's rocky second season with the Boston Red Sox was cut short by shoulder surgery on Tuesday.
- White Sox to cut left-hander John Danks after 10 years Updated: May-03-16 8:35 pm
- Tentative deal in legal fight over Chicago nanny's photos Updated: May-03-16 6:49 pm
CHICAGO - A legal tussle over copyrights to photos from the 1950s onward shot by a Chicago nanny profiled in an Oscar-nominated documentary appeared close to a resolution Tuesday - though a dispute about who is Vivian Maier's rightful heir remains unresolved.
- Illinois panel votes against plan to close detention center Updated: May-03-16 4:24 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - A bipartisan legislative oversight panel opposed Gov. Bruce Rauner's plan to shutter the youth detention center in Kewanee Tuesday, amid hopes for reprieve, repurposing or at least a plan for disposing of the 15-year-old facility.
- College of DuPage appoints its first female president Updated: May-03-16 4:01 pm
GLEN ELLYN, Illinois - A retired Navy vice admiral is set to become the College of DuPage's first female president in the suburban Chicago school's 49-year history.
- Red Sox activate reliever Carson Smith off disabled list Updated: May-03-16 3:57 pm
CHICAGO - The Boston Red Sox have activated right-handed reliever Carson Smith off the 15-day disabled list.
- Chicago: Students can access bathrooms by gender identity Updated: May-03-16 3:30 pm
CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools will allow transgender students and employees to use bathrooms and locker rooms corresponding to their gender identities, according to guidelines released Tuesday by the nation's third-largest school district.
- Hyatt Hotels 1Q results top Street, revenue metric improves Updated: May-03-16 8:13 am
CHICAGO - Hyatt's first-quarter performance topped analysts' expectations as a key revenue metric improved.
- 3 shooting incidents leave 2 teens, man dead in Chicago Updated: May-03-16 7:55 am
CHICAGO - Chicago Police are investigating the deaths of two teenagers and a man who were gunned down in separate shootings.
- Chicago light pole falls on 3 girls, injuring 1 Updated: May-02-16 10:49 pm
CHICAGO - A Chicago high school student is reported in serious condition after a light pole fell on a group of students on their lunch break.
- Los Angeles chef, Chicago's Alinea win big at Beard Awards Updated: May-02-16 10:40 pm
CHICAGO - Chef Suzanne Goin took home the outstanding chef award Monday night at the James Beard Awards, and Chicago mainstay Alinea won the outstanding restaurant honor at a ceremony many consider the Academy Awards of the culinary world.
- Suit: Illinois law restricting child sex offenders too vague Updated: May-02-16 4:09 pm
CHICAGO - Six registered child sex offenders want a judge to stop Illinois from enforcing laws they say are unconstitutionally vague and unfairly restrict their movements.