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Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 23, 2019

Dear Abby: Couple divided over a loved one's suicide attempt
As a woman tries to strengthen her relationship with her suicidal sister, her husband blames the sister's boyfriend and keeps the tensions high.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 23, 2019

5 injured after Englewood vehicle chase ends in roll-over crash
The vehicle likely flipped over after losing control while escaping another vehicle chasing it, police said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 23, 2019

$5M bail, DUI charge for Naperville man after Downers Grove student hit by car
The 17-year-old girl was left with life-threatening injuries after he allegedly struck her Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 23, 2019

3 shot in Chicago on Friday
All of the shootings were reported during the evening.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 23, 2019

Woman found shot to death on Austin sidewalk: police
She was lying on the sidewalk next to an alleyway entrance, and had multiple gunshot wounds in her head.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 23, 2019

Woman, 23, wounded in West Woodlawn shooting
Both her hands were wounded in the drive-by shooting, CPD said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 23, 2019

Man struck by Green Line train at 35th Street
A 20-year-old man was struck and injured by Green Line train Friday night on the South Side.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 23, 2019

Robbers holdup 4 Metro PCS stores on NW Side: police
Police are warning residents of a week-long spate of robberies to cellphone stores on the Northwest Side.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 23, 2019

Thieves hit same South Shore block in two days: police
Police are warning residents of recent burglaries to retail establishments in the South Shore neighborhood.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 23, 2019

Horoscope for Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019
Moon Alert Avoid shopping or important decisions for one hour today from 9 to 10 a.m. Chicago time. After that the moon moves from Libra into Scorpio. Aries (March 21-April 19) Expect some surprises and upsets in the early morning. Later in the day, your ability to research something is fantastic! On the other hand, […]

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Felon sold machine gun, silencers from Wauconda home: feds
A convicted felon is accused of illegally possessing a machine gun, silencers and ammunition in his home in northwest suburban Wauconda.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Pritzker makes DC debut as governor; joins with Cuomo to protest Trump tax hit
The Trump tax bill Republicans pushed through Congress in 2017 placed a $10,000 cap on federal income taxes deductions for state and local taxes.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

White Sox spring training video report: Here's what we learned from second week
Sun-Times' beat reporter Daryl Van Schouwen shares what he learned from the second week of White Sox spring training in Glendale, Arizona.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

NHL MVP: Jonathan Toews lobbies for Patrick Kane to win Hart Trophy
Could Patrick Kane win the NHL MVP again this season? At age 30? He's got a shot.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Cubs spring training video report: Here's what we learned from second week
Sun-Times' beat reporter Gordon Wittenmyer shares four items he learned from the second week of Cubs spring training in Mesa, Arizona.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Pheasant Fest: Taking on opening day, dogs to dinner, habitat to hordes
Opening day at Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic was overwhelming, in a good way, especially with the dogs; we haven't had a show like this in decades.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Woman gets 12 years for role in Elgin kidnapping, beating
The group of six beat her, burned her with lit cigarettes and held her against her will, prosecutors said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Will chilling free agency trend help Cubs sign core players to extensions?
"You have to look at what's going on around the league, for sure," said Kyle Hendricks, who along with Javy Baez would be a top extension target.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Patrick Kane extends point streak, but Blackhawks fall short against Avalanche
The Hawks knew how vital the game Friday was in terms of their chances to earn one of the two wild-card berths in the Western Conference.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Patrick Kane extends streak but Blackhawks end up empty handed against Avalanche
The Hawks knew how vital a win over the Avalanche was on Friday as Colorado is one of the four teams four or less points in front of them.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Are the Bulls players starting to embrace the Jim Boylen way? The wins say yes
Was it a rocky start for Boylen? No one denies that. But the coach is growing on the job, and more importantly, his players are growing with him.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Boy, 11, found after reported missing from Bronzeville
Carmello Savage was last seen at Fuller School in the 4200 block of South St. Lawrence.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Boy, 11, is found after reported missing from Bronzeville
Carmello Savage was last seen at Fuller School in the 4200 block of South St. Lawrence.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Boy, 11, reported missing from Bronzeville
Carmello Savage was last seen at Fuller School in the 4200 block of South St. Lawrence.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Downers Grove man gets 24 years for fatal drugging of Spanish exchange student
In 2016, the exchange student was found deceased on her bed after telling her host parents she did not feel well enough to attend school.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Boy, 15, wounded in Humboldt Park shooting
The teen was shot in the arm and taken to Stroger Hospital, police said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Man wounded in South Chicago shooting
The 32-year-old told investigators he was standing in the 8600 block of South Burley Avenue when someone walked up to him and opened fire.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Metra UP-NW train hits empty vehicle near Norwood Park
Metra trains were halted Friday evening for an unoccupied vehicle struck by a train near the Norwood Park station.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Pritzker's budget and pension plans could irritate bond markets
All three major credit rating agencies - Moody's, S&P and Fitch Ratings - currently rate state of Illinois bonds at one notch above "junk" status.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Cops uncover Orland Park meth lab
A man is charged with operating a meth lab out of his home in south suburban Orland Park.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Man gets 10 years for sexual assault of resident at juvenile health facility
An employee of a juvenile mental health facility was sentenced to 10 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child at his Aurora workplace.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Bulls coach Jim Boylen would like to see center Robin Lopez return next season
Lopez is a free agent this summer, but according to Boylen, the veteran has all the qualities any team would want, especially a rebuilding one.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

White Sox look to get rebuild train back on track
Injuries to prospects, disappointing performances from key, young pieces and failing to land Manny Machado puts wounded White Sox in recovery mode.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Pritzker's budget aims more at spending than doom and gloom
J.B. Pritzker's budget address last week was well-written and respectful of its audience and effectively used Illinois history to make its points.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Big Lebowski pop-up lets you channel your inner Dude with food, drinks
Fans of the cult classic film (and everyone else) can enjoy Big Lebowski-inspired food and cocktails every weekend through March 16.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

R. Kelly's indictment is black community's #MeToo moment
R. Kelly has benefited from the silence of victims shamed into believing the sexual abuse was their fault and from the silence of the black community.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Dollar-store pregnancy tests: Are they as reliable as more fancy brand names?
The more expensive versions may be easier to use or more sensitive. But the bargain ones will work and are accurate.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Ald. Gilbert Villegas hospitalized for heart discomfort
Villegas, who is running unopposed in Tuesday's election, was admitted to a hospital on Wednesday for "minor cardiovascular discomfort."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Ben Zobrist arrives in Cubs camp, ready to be heard
Believe it or not, the most even-tempered man in the Cubs' clubhouse this side of Kyle Hendricks said he plans to be a more vocal leader this year.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Motley Crue's Nikki Sixx weighs in on ‘The Dirt,' Ariana Grande
"I'm so tired of the pop scene, it's so contrived. I'm like, "Same chord patterns. Same song. Different singer."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

What to look for in Chicago's first contested treasurer race since 1999
State Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin, accountant Peter Gariepy and Ald. Ameya Pawar (47th) are running for city treasurer.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Complaint filed against Justice Anne Burke over Preckwinkle fundraiser
Just days before Election Day, a political consultant filed a complaint Friday against Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Bears to release kicker Cody Parkey
The Bears will release embattled kicker Cody Parkey before the start of the NFL league year next month, sources confirmed to the Sun-Times.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Man, 78, found in Homewood fire was stabbed to death
James Kerrigan was stabbed in the 1000 block of 185th Street, the Cook County medical examiner's office said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Man, 78, stabbed to death in Homewood
James Kerrigan was stabbed in the 1000 block of 185th Street, the Cook County medical examiner's office said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Bullying by classmates, teachers pushed 4th grader to suicide attempt, mom says
Carter G. Woodson Elementary fourth-grader Jamari Dent remained on life support at Comer Children's Hospital Friday evening after a suicide attempt.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Preckwinkle urges new Zoning Committee chairman to call off police academy vote
Toni Preckwinkle wrote a letter to Ald. James Cappleman (46th), urging him to cancel the vote until the new mayor and City Council is seated.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Let our voices resound from the depths of our souls
It has been said: "Until the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Dart says task forces should seize illegal guns from people like Aurora shooter
Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart says the current system for keeping guns out of the hands of people with revoked FOID cards is ineffective.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

No charges expected in 2018 shooting of woman by Elgin lieutenant
No criminal charges will be filed in connection with the fatal shooting of a 34-year-old woman by an Elgin police lieutenant last year.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

No charges expected in 2018 shooting of woman by Elgin lieutenant: police
No criminal charges will be filed in connection with the fatal shooting of a 34-year-old woman by an Elgin police lieutenant last year.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Campaign publicly shames residents who didn't vote in mailers sent across city
"It's a social shaming technique and it's very unfortunately using public information to get under people's skin to try to get them to vote."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

White Sox redefined ‘bad look' by losing to sorry Padres in Manny Machado race
San Diego has won its division just five times since entering MLB in 1969 and finished an average of 20 games out of first place the past 11 years.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Chicago's new mayor will have to succeed in Springfield immediately
After the new mayor takes office, there will be less than two months on the legislative calendar to deal with a whole range of urgent legislation.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

EDITORIAL: A three-month sprint to a fairer tax for Illinois
What Pritzker is betting on — and why he deserves a little time — is his ability to bring a progressive income tax to Illinois.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Lightfoot wants to abolish city stickers, increase ride-hailing fees
"We spend so much money trying to collect and police the city sticker program, we are losing money," Lori Lightfoot says.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Cannabis food, drinks are 2019's hottest dining trend, top chefs say
Because CBD products are often derived from hemp, which is usually imported but is legal nationally, diners can expect to see CBD on menus everywhere.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

NFL Draft 2019: No compensatory picks for Bears
Friday, the NFL announced compensatory picks, which are awarded to teams that lose more compensatory free agents than they acquire.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Two deeply moving works passionately delivered by CSO, Muti
The Chicago Symphony Orchestra's first in a set of three concerts Thursday evening was no ordinary program.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Man charged with domestic battery after Park Manor SWAT standoff
Charges have been filed against the man arrested Wednesday morning after barricading himself inside a home for nearly three hours in Park Manor.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Back to business: What's in store for Bears at the NFL combine?
The NFL world descends on Indianapolis for the scouting combine, which officially opens Wednesday. Here is a look at what's on the Bears' agenda.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

In ‘O.G.,' shot at an Indiana prison, Jeffrey Wright stuns as inmate nearly free
The HBO film is almost unsettling in its authenticity.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Man charged with murder for shooting near state line in Hammond
Deandre A. Redmond, 29, is charged with first-degree murder for the shooting of 18-year-old Jvonte Gibson, authorities said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Charles Barkley went off on ‘Empire' star Jussie Smollett: ‘Get cash, man'
Charles Barkley is the latest celebrity to throw shade at "Empire" star Jussie Smollett, who was charged Wednesday with disorderly conduct.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Lightfoot comes out swinging hours after Preckwinkle fires her campaign manager
"Preckwinkle has been a person, over the arc of this campaign, that only seems to find her way to do the right thing when she's caught and cornered."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Judge approves arrest warrant for R. Kelly, charged in sex abuse case
Embattled R&B superstar R. Kelly was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in Cook County Friday morning, records show.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

R. Kelly charged with sexually abusing 4 victims, at least 3 of them minors
Kelly was charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, and a no-bail warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Anti-business crowd messed up by driving Amazon away from New York
Amazon's recent decision to cancel plans to build a New York City campus was costly for the Big Apple.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Karl Lagerfeld's cat Choupette may be one of the richest pets after inheritance
Karl Lagerfeld's Birman cat, Choupette, is expected to inherit at least some of the designer's fortune. Lagerfeld was an eccentric German designer who blended fashion and art, who favored white hair, black sunglasses and 19th-century-style shirt collars and simultaneously was creative director of French (Chanel), Italian (Fendi) and eponymous international fashion labels. Lagerfeld died on […]

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Time's Up CEO resigns after son accused of sexual assault
"TIME'S UP unequivocally supports all survivors of sexual harassment and abuse," the official Twitter account for Time's Up tweeted Thursday night.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Leaner, faster Albert Almora Jr. still fighting for more playing time for Cubs
"He's going to have a great year," Maddon said, "but it's not about that. …On certain days you're still gonna see a left-hander playing center field."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

White Sox agree to minor league deal with Ervin Santana
The White Sox and free-agent right-hander Ervin Santana have agreed to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Patriots owner Robert Kraft solicited prostitute: report
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is being charged with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution after police said Friday he was twice videotaped paying for and receiving sex at an illicit massage parlor. Jupiter police told reporters Friday that the 77-year-old Kraft hasn't been arrested. A warrant will be issued and his attorneys will be notified. […]

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Oak Lawn man missing since last week in South Chicago Heights
Police are looking for an Oak Lawn man who has been missing since he left work more than a week ago in South Chicago Heights.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Judge OKs CPS paying $4M to family of autistic teen who, unwatched, drowned
THE WATCHDOGS: Besides $4M settlement with family of student who drowned in school pool, CPS pays $116K to teacher who says he was whistleblower.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

With Brent Seabrook out again, Blackhawks recall Henri Jokiharju from Rockford
Asked if this would be a short-term call-up for defenseman Henri Jokiharju, Jeremy Colliton said: "We'll see."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

White Sox agree to terms with 27 players
Reynaldo Lopez, Yoan Moncada, Lucas Giolito and Eloy Jimenez are among 27 players who came to terms with the White Sox Friday.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Not far from White Sox camp, Machado introduced as Padres third baseman
While Manny Machado arrived at the Peoria Sports Complex, preparing to be introduced as the Padres $300 million third baseman, the White Sox moved on.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Zion parolee charged with selling crack cocaine to undercover cop
Bashir Linder, 31, is accused of selling crack to an undercover Lake County Sheriff's Gang Task Force detective multiple times over the past month.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Smollett's character written out of current ‘Empire' season
The announcement came less than a day after Smollett appeared in bond court on a disorderly conduct charge for allegedly faking his own attack.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Mueller report looming, new attorney general in hot seat
Barr is in the hot seat: He is responsible for navigating the department through congressional and public demands for details of Mueller's findings.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

At Kraft Heinz, a fed investigation and a $15.4B write-down
An investigation by federal regulators and will slash the value of its Oscar Mayer and Kraft brands by $15.4 billion.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Preckwinkle fires campaign manager over social media post
Scott Cizek used a photograph of Nazis on trial at Nuremberg to attack mayoral rival Lori Lightfoot.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Judge grants citizenship to twin son of gay couple
The ruling is a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

House Dems introduce measure to revoke Trump border edict
The move sets up a fight that could result in Trump's first-ever veto.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Rose Okabe, who built a new life in Chicago after WWII internment, dead at 99
"People need to know what happened to us," Rose Okabe, a Japanese-American held as a WWII internee, told her children, "so it doesn't happen again."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Chef Erick Williams ‘coaches' Hyde Park's Virtue Restaurant like a team
Like a coach, Erick Williams -- one of the most prominent African-American chefs in the city -- is always encouraging his staff to take it up a notch.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Man fatally hit by Metra Electric train, service resumes with ‘extensive delays
Trains were not running in either direction from the Kensington station, and passengers were warned of "extensive delays."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Pedestrian struck by Metra Electric train, disrupting service in both directions
Trains were not running in either direction from the Kensington station, and passengers were warned of "extensive delays."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Pedestrian struck by Metra Electric train, halting service in both directions
Trains were not running in either direction from the Kensington station, and passengers were warned of "extensive delays."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Person hit by Metra Electric train, service resuming with ‘extensive delays'
Trains were not running in either direction from the Kensington station, and passengers were warned of "extensive delays."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

How Chicago's surveillance camera network helped solve the Jussie Smollett case
Police tapped into Chicago's vast network of surveillance cameras to help track down details in the Jussie Smollett case.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

MCA exhibit takes a wide-angle view on the career of photo artist Laurie Simmons
The show surveys more than 40 years of conceptual images, part of a story that the artist says "just continues to write itself in a way visually."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Emanuel aide with key role in O'Hare expansion plan takes top United job
Robert Rivkin sided with United, O'Hare's flagship carrier, in a gate dispute with American that nearly derailed or delayed the expansion project.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

All-new Hyundai Santa Fe debuts with impressive traits, big value
The all-new Santa Fe is a two-row SUV. It is built on an entirely new and improved platform. It offers spacious accommodations for five passengers.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Wheaton PD: Woman, 40, tries to lure Edison Middle School student
She asked if the child wanted candy and was turned down, police said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Break-ins reported at Gage Park, Back of the Yards stores: police
A burglar or group of burglars got into the businesses by force and took property inside, CPD said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Unlocked vehicles burglarized, stolen on Far South Side: police
At least one thief has been walking around overnight and pulling on car door handles, CPD said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

Chicago cop's pension sweetened while under investigation for molesting teenager
THE WATCHDOGS: Chicago police Sgt. Eric J. Elkins was given a break that boosted his pension despite internal affairs investigation over sex crime.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Feb 22, 2019

2 males use crow bar in store burglaries on North Side: police
Two males, dressed in all-black, have been looting make-up products in Lake View and Sheffield Neighbors, CPD said.

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