- Grain mostly higher, livestock lower Updated: Sep-04-15 10:58 am
CHICAGO - Grain futures were mostly higher in early trading Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
- Chicago's Northerly Island, formerly an airport, now a park Updated: Sep-04-15 5:19 am
CHICAGO - Twelve years ago, then Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley, citing security concerns following the 9/11 terror attacks, sent backhoes to carve X's into the Meigs Field runway on Northerly Island.
- Woman sentenced to prison for 2012 beating death of baby Updated: Sep-04-15 5:09 am
CHICAGO - A 23-year prison sentence has been handed a Chicago woman convicted of the 2012 beating death of her boyfriend's 1-year-old daughter.
- DuSable Museum of African American History names new CEO Updated: Sep-04-15 4:34 am
CHICAGO - The DuSable Museum of African American History has named a Chicago architect and attorney as its new president and CEO.
- CTA reminds parents of 1st-day-of-school free rides program Updated: Sep-04-15 4:08 am
CHICAGO - The Chicago Transit Authority is reminding parents that it will provide free bus and train rides to students on the first day of school.
- Illinois residents expect quiet holiday weekend amid manhunt Updated: Sep-04-15 2:01 am
FOX LAKE, Illinois - Residents and business owners in one of Illinois' most popular recreational areas say a manhunt for three suspects wanted in the killing of an area police officer will bring a more quiet and somber Labor Day weekend than usual.
- Fales throws for 2 TDs, Bears beat Browns 24-0 Updated: Sep-04-15 12:23 am
CHICAGO - David Fales made his case to be Chicago's third-string quarterback, throwing two touchdown passes, and the Bears closed out the preseason with a 24-0 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Thursday night.
- Chicago mayor says he'll propose $500 million tax hike Updated: Sep-03-15 8:13 pm
CHICAGO - Chicago Mayor Rahm concedes homeowners and their City Council representatives will find it difficult to accept a $500 million property tax increase. But he says he'll soften the blow with "fair and progressive" relief for seniors and working families.
- Chicago officials to reopen high school after fiery protests Updated: Sep-03-15 7:08 pm
CHICAGO - Chicago officials announced plans Thursday to open a new arts-focused school in a neighborhood school once slated for closure, but protesters who have disrupted budget meetings vowed to continue a hunger strike over perceived racial disparities and other issues in the city's education system.
- 11-year-old accidentally shot dead at Chicago home Updated: Sep-03-15 12:05 pm
CHICAGO - Police say an 11-year-old boy was accidentally shot and killed by a relative at a home in Chicago.
- Illinois community mourns slain police officer, 'G.I. Joe' Updated: Sep-03-15 4:55 am
FOX LAKE, Illinois - Charles Joseph Gliniewicz was on the brink of retiring after a 30-year career in law enforcement. At 52, the tattooed police officer with a shaved head could still be tough and intimidating if the job called for it.
- Chicago sprays for mosquitoes to fight West Nile virus Updated: Sep-03-15 4:52 am
CHICAGO - Efforts to fight the mosquito-borne West Nile virus in Chicago include spraying with an insecticide called Zenivex.
- Illinois city, creator of Twitter parody account settle suit Updated: Sep-02-15 9:05 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - The central Illinois city of Peoria tentatively agreed Wednesday to pay $125,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a man whose home was raided by police over a Twitter account he created depicting the mayor as a lewd fan of drugs and alcohol.
- Votto 3-run HR in 9th after Bryant error, Reds beat Cubs 7-4 Updated: Sep-02-15 7:45 pm
CHICAGO - Kris Bryant hardly had time to enjoy his latest home run.
- Former Bears LB Briggs says he plans to retire Updated: Sep-02-15 7:26 pm
CHICAGO - Lance Briggs, a seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker who helped the Chicago Bears reach the Super Bowl, plans to retire.
- Votto 3-run HR in 9th after Bryant error, Reds beat Cubs 7-4 Updated: Sep-02-15 7:21 pm
CHICAGO - After striking out three times, Joey Votto was looking for a pitch he wouldn't make an out on.
- Are more police getting killed? A look at officer deaths Updated: Sep-02-15 5:33 pm
CHICAGO - The killing of a veteran police officer north of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz' death on Tuesday triggered a manhunt for three suspects around the small Illinois community where the 52-year-old officer worked. A look at some of the latest slayings and data on other officer killings:
- Blackhawks agree to 1-year deal with F Nordstrom Updated: Sep-02-15 5:10 pm
CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a one-year contract with forward Joakim Nordstrom.
- Cubs OF Schwarber scratched with rib soreness vs Reds Updated: Sep-02-15 2:20 pm
- Bears acquire TE Lee from Houston Updated: Sep-02-15 1:59 pm
- Bond set for Indiana man accused in suburban Chicago assault Updated: Sep-02-15 1:55 pm
WHEATON, Illinois - Authorities say bond is set at $5 million for an Indiana man who allegedly broke into a suburban Chicago home and sexually assaulted and stabbed a 26-year-old woman.
- Chicago police: 1 dead, 2 injured in morning shooting Updated: Sep-02-15 12:34 pm
CHICAGO - Chicago authorities say one person is dead and two are injured after a morning shooting on the city's South Side.
- Chicago protests featured in photo exhibit at Roosevelt U Updated: Sep-02-15 5:07 am
CHICAGO - Roosevelt University will present a photo exhibit this fall featuring images of protest movements in Chicago from the 1940s to the 1970s.
- West Nile virus claims 2 lives in Illinois this year Updated: Sep-02-15 4:43 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois officials have confirmed two deaths from West Nile virus this year. Health officials say the deaths are a reminder that the mosquito-borne virus can cause serious illness.
- Schwarber hits 2-run HR to power Cubs past Reds 5-4 Updated: Sep-02-15 12:53 am
CHICAGO - Burke Badenhop's consecutive innings streak without allowing a home run ended at an unfortunate time for the Cincinnati Reds.