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Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 26, 2019

Man sentenced in death of co-worker at Hampshire meat plant
Ler Htoo, 27, "recklessly" threw a meat knife at his worker on Aug 2, 2017.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 26, 2019

Horoscope for Friday, April 26, 2019
Moon Alert After 5 a.m. Chicago time, we have the "all clear" today to shop and do business. The moon is in Aquarius. Aries (March 21-April 19) Today you will focus on friends, groups, clubs and organizations. If this involvement takes place in the morning, something unusual might occur. Someone might defy you, or surprise […]

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Person shot to death in Gary remains unidentified: coroner
The John Doe was found with a gunshot wound about 4 p.m. in the 2500 block of West 11th Avenue in Gary.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Judge quashes testimony from jailhouse snitch in Tyshawn Lee case
"Without corroboration, with his (criminal) background, how am I to believe him now, when he was lying then?" Judge Thaddeus Wilson said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Consider Bears GM Ryan Pace's slow draft night a reward
The Bears were without a first-round pick because of their trade for outside linebacker Khalil Mack last year.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Chicagoan convicted of strangling former girlfriend unconscious in Naperville
Michael Spivey, of the Burnside neighborhood, was found guilty on Thursday of two counts of aggravated domestic battery.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Justice Anne Burke cleared in Toni Preckwinkle fundraiser complaint
The Judicial Inquiry Board wrote that it reviewed the allegations in his complaint and "determined to close the matter."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Celebration of life planned for journalist Pat Colander, dead at 66
Pat Colander "was a real free spirit," said friend Sheila King. "I think she was a really talented writer because of her openness."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

AJ Freund's dad had been ordered to undergo drug treatment to keep law license
Andrew Freund Sr. — charged with beating his 5-year-old son to death — is a practicing attorney who was disciplined by a state commission.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Some women of color frustrated by Biden's presidential bid
Biden's candidacy is likely to reshape the Democratic race, which has put the party's diversity on display.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Biden in 2020 primary; Trump wins if Democrats destroy each other
If you are a Democrat and you want to win the White House back, don't get caught up in ideological purity tests.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Rental company car2go resumes service after wave of vehicle thefts
The company said that service returned to the city with a "new enhanced, multi-layered verification process."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Tyreek Hill, fiancee discuss son's domestic abuse case in audio recording
The audio includes Hill telling his fiancee about punching and using a belt to discipline their son.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

NFL Draft 2019: Cardinals take Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray No. 1
The Cardinals picked a quarterback in the first round. Again.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Girl, 14, returns home safe after going missing from Belmont Cragin
Patsy Rojas-Diaz was last seen in the 2100 block of North Latrobe Avenue, Chicago police said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Patrick Mahomes named ‘Madden NFL 20' cover athlete
Mahomes will grace the cover of the next NFL video game from Electronic Arts.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

NYT's Dean Baquet gets DePaul award, says nation's in ‘divisive era' on race
Previous longtime Chicago editor hails 'competitive local journalism,' blames White House for 'tense conversation about race in America.'

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Person arrested after shooting at cop car on NW Side: police
No one was injured when he allegedly opened fire at a marked squad car in the 7100 block of West Diversey.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Man arrested after shooting at cop car on NW Side: police
No one was injured when he allegedly opened fire at a marked squad car in the 7100 block of West Diversey.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Man arrested after shooting at unoccupied cop car on NW Side: police
No one was injured when he allegedly opened fire at a marked squad car in the 7100 block of West Diversey.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

David Baldacci, Stassi Schroeder jump to top of bestsellers list with new books
Two new books, by David Baldacci ("Redemption") and Stassi Schroeder ("Next Level Basic"), top the Publishers Weekly hardcover bestsellers lists.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Teachers at 5 charter schools set strike date
CTU leaders on Thursday announced they'll picket May 1 if deals aren't reached for the educators at five South and West side schools.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

2019 NFL Draft results: Pick by pick for the first round
The first 32 picks in the 2019 NFL Draft will be announced Thursday night.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

More insights into federal probe as trial of Dorothy Brown worker nears end
Though the trial is focused on the lies Beena Patel allegedly told to a grand jury, jurors have heard much about a federal probe of Brown's office.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Cubs' Jon Lester makes strong return in 2-1 loss; Brandon Morrow weeks away
The Cubs got their ace back, with Lester going five innings, allowing only one run, after not pitching since April 8 due to a strained left hamstring.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

3rd man charged with beating death, robbery near South Loop homeless shelter
Ernest Mitchell, 47, appeared in court Wednesday on charges of first-degree murder and armed robbery in the death of 47-year-old Curtis Sanderbeck.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Man wounded in Englewood drive-by attack
He was in the 5900 block of South Loomis when he saw a vehicle drive past and one of its rear passengers shoot in his direction.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

City Colleges staff set strike date: ‘We're not going to take it anymore'
A City Colleges spokeswoman wrote in a statement: "City Colleges values its clerical and technical employees. We will continue to work with Local 1708

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

EDITORIAL | Answer: James Holzhauer; Question: Who's our latest local hero?
He's a sports gambler in Vegas now, but we have decided that his success on "Jeopardy!" should be credited entirely to his fine Midwestern upbringing.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

EDITORIAL: Answer, James Holzhauer. Question, Who's our latest local hero?
He's a sports gambler in Vegas now, but we have decided that his success on "Jeopardy!" should be credited entirely to his fine Midwestern upbringing.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Gang member charged in fatal shooting at South Side gas station: prosecutors
Prosecutors said Swanson carried out the murder to maintain and increase his position in the Evans Mob gang.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

‘I Am…Fest' celebrates the power, artistry of black women in theater
"I AM…Fest" was founded as means of giving female theater artists of color a chance to be heard through workshops, panels, films and readings.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Emanuel blames decision to end ‘crony capitalism' for parting shot from Wirtz
Crain's Chicago Business gave the mayor an opportunity to respond to Blackhawks owner Wirtz in print and the mayor took it, without mincing his words.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Woman dies after Des Plaines crash
Janice Meyer, 67, died at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, the Cook County medical examiner's office said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Judge wants to know: Jussie Smollett gets a break, so why not Home Depot worker?
Candace Clark's case could have ended like countless others for first-time offenders. But then, the judge started asking questions.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Who killed Semaj Crosby? Still no answers two years after toddler's death
This week marks the second anniversary of the death of the Semaj Crosby, the 17-month-old from Joliet Township who was found dead under a couch.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Semaj Crosby investigation continues two years after toddler's death
This week marks the second anniversary of the death of the Semaj Crosby, the 17-month-old from Joliet Township who was found dead under a couch.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Not only the oldest but one of the best: Mike Nussbaum on acting at 95
The senior member of Actors' Equity has a resume long enough to make three thespians proud.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

EDITORIAL: Leaky water mains drain money from poorer suburbs the most
The Legislature can help everyone by making funding for water main repairs a priority when it puts together a big capital bill. They should do so.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

John Singleton, ‘Boys N the Hood' director, in a coma after stroke
His other films include "Poetic Justice," starring Janet Jackson, and his recent projects include the TV series "Snowfall."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Principal removed from Brighton Park elementary over ‘detrimental' conduct
Chicago Public Schools officials yanked Nancy Paulette from Calmeca Academy on April 18, marking the second time she's been ousted in five years.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Will conservatives give Russia a pass?
The Russian interference was and is far more extensive than a few Facebook and Twitter posts, though those were noxious enough.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Union electrician William D. Hancock dies; was ‘hardest working man I ever met'
Hancock, 84, is the father of Terrence J. Hancock, president of Teamsters Joint Council No. 25. He called his dad his "absolute hero."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Decoy/collectibles show, swap meet, archery qualifier: Show & Go
The North American Vintage Decoy and Sporting Collectibles Show, Riverside Fishing Club's swap meet & IBO Illinois State Championship lead Show & Go.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Addison Russell to see time at 2B with Cubs, leaving Javy Baez as No. 1 SS
Joe Maddon and Theo Epstein didn't outright declare shortstop Baez's before Thursday's series finale against the Dodgers, but they came close enough.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Former Joliet man charged with violating sex offender registry
Mark Anthony Love, 40, was arrested Tuesday on a 2017 warrant for failure to annually report as a sex offender, the Will County sheriff's office said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

County Board limits landlords' inquiries into tenants' criminal histories
Dubbed the "Just Housing" ordinance, the measure is actually an amendment to the county's housing ordinance.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Chrissy Metz a believer in the miracle of her film ‘Breakthrough'
The "This Is Us" actress' experiences informed her portrayal of a real-life mother who prayed for her son's life.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

2 students injured by pepper spray at Morgan Park High School
A student "discharged pepper spray" at 1:08 p.m. in the school, 1744 W. Pryor Ave., according to preliminary information from Chicago police.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

‘There was nothing I could do': Mom of son who overdosed on tainted heroin
The heroin used in the overdoses contained fentanyl and other substances, a spokesperson for the DEA said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Why is Trump treated like he is above the law?
It is in the interest of all Americans that the House vote on contempt citations to anyone who follows Trump's order not to comply with subpoenas.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Woman pulled from water near Fullerton Beach in ‘grave condition'
Chicago police and fire crews were dispatched at 1:36 p.m. for reports of a person in the water near the 2100 block of North Lake Shore Drive.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Woman dies after being pulled from water near Fullerton Beach: police
Chicago police and fire crews were dispatched at 1:36 p.m. for reports of a person in the water near the 2100 block of North Lake Shore Drive.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Chicago Sky sign ex-Marquette star Allazia Blockton to training-camp contract
The Chicago Sky signed former Marquette star Allazia Blockton to a training-camp contract, the team announced Thursday.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

‘Red Joan': The spy who bored me
This maddeningly simplistic mess takes a shallow, corny approach to a promising tale of treason and underuses the talents of the great Judi Dench.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Invitation accepted: Symphony musicians, management to resume talks at City Hall
"Both sides have accepted the mayor's offer and will meet at City Hall" on Friday morning, a mayoral spokeswoman said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

The Joffrey Ballet journeys ‘Across the Pond' for showcase of rising talents
The company returns to its mixed-repertory roots, presenting a program of three shorter, mostly non-narrative works.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

It's a boy, named Moses, for ‘Today' show alum Tamron Hall
The former Chicago news anchor, 48, posts a photo of herself with the little bundle of joy.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Feds ask for more time to indict Ald. Edward Burke in corruption case
The feds are facing a May 3 deadline to indict Burke and are asking for a 35-day extension, citing "the complex nature" of the case.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Speaking as a millionaire, it's only fair that I pay taxes at a higher rate
Our democratic system of government and our capitalist economy have made it possible for me to prosper. It is only right that I pay my fair share.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

White Sox' Yoan Moncada knows what rookie Eloy Jimenez is going through
"You put pressure on yourself because you want to display your talent," Moncada said. "You want to show people what they're saying about you is true."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Sports media: ‘Tale of Team Israel' documentary transcends nationality, religion
In March 2017, a team of mostly American Jews with major-league experience caught the attention of baseball fans with a memorable run in the WBC.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Taste of Chicago restaurant lineup: 82 eateries on tap for food fest
More than 300 menu items representing cuisine from across the globe will be featured at the five-day festival.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Putin: North Korea's Kim Jong Un ready to denuclearize — with conditions
Putin added that Kim encouraged him to explain the nuances of Pyongyang's position to President Donald Trump.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

AJ Freund forced into cold shower, beaten days before 911 call: prosecutors
Freund Sr. and Cunningham forced their son "to remain in a cold shower for an extended period of time and/or struck A.F. on or about his body."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

AJ Freund forced to stand in cold shower, was beaten: prosecutors
Freund Sr. and Cunningham forced their son "to remain in a cold shower for an extended period of time and/or struck A.F. on or about his body."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Quirky comedy ‘Family' like ‘Uncle Buck' in Juggalo makeup
Like the John Candy character, high-strung Kate (Taylor Schilling) is stuck watching over a sibling's kid, but this one's into the Insane Clown Posse.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Nipsey Hussle murals ‘solidifying' his legacy
More than 50 colorful murals have popped up in Los Angeles since the beloved rapper and community activist was gunned down.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Former ‘Jeopardy!' champ explains James Holzhauer ‘game-changing' phenomenon
He's been able to accumulate scores that have been unprecedented in the show's history. So, what will it take to dethrone him?

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Parents get $5 million bail in AJ Freund murder case
Authorities say an autopsy could happen Thursday.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

‘James Bond 25' cast announced; Rami Malek to play villain
The still untitled film will be partly set in Jamaica, also a setting in "Dr. No" and "Live and Let Die."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

NFL Draft 2019: Start time, TV schedule for the first round
The first 32 picks in the 2019 NFL Draft will go on the board Thursday night in downtown Nashville.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

The Mix: Trevor Noah, One of a Kind Show and more things to do April 26-May 2
Here are some suggestions to help you navigate the area's vibrant entertainment landscape in the week ahead.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Curtain Call — ‘Matilda,' I Am… Fest and more theater openings April 26-May 2
From comedy and drama to musicals and dance, Chicago area stages are alive with vibrant productions.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

At least 1 dead in crash on I-294 near Harlem
Emergency crews responded to the single-unit crash just before 6 a.m., according to Illinois State Police.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Vehicle crashes on I-294 near Harlem, 2 southbound lanes closed
Emergency crews responded to the single-unit crash just before 6 a.m., according to Illinois State Police.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Woman dead in crash on I-294 near Harlem
The SUV flipped over the guardrail and landed in a ditch, where it caught fire, state police said. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden announces 2020 presidential bid
Biden's 2020 bid comes four years after he opted against challenging Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic contest.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Mazda CX-3: Small crossover offers same ‘zoom-zoom' feel
The 2019 Mazda CX-3 is a refined small crossover that provides a true feeling of elegance

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Man's car stolen from garage in Gold Coast
The man, 33, saw surveillance footage of a male stealing his 2018 Hyundai Genesis about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Cubs pitcher Pedro Strop's car stolen from garage in Gold Coast
Strop, 33, saw surveillance footage of a male stealing his 2018 Hyundai Genesis about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

31 hospitalized, schools closed after Beach Park chemical spill
A responding sergeant and deputy arrived to see a what appeared to be cloud of smoke and "were overcome by an airborne chemical."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Beach Park chemical spill cleared, 37 people hospitalized
A responding sergeant and deputy arrived to see a what appeared to be cloud of smoke and "were overcome by an airborne chemical."

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Beach Park chemical spill forces residents to stay inside
Residents within a one-mile radius have been advised to stay inside with the windows and doors shut, officials said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Beach Park chemical spill forces school closures, hospitalizations
Residents within a one-mile radius have been advised to stay inside with the windows and doors shut, officials said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Beach Park chemical spill forces school closures, residents told to stay inside
Residents within a one-mile radius have been advised to stay inside with the windows and doors shut, officials said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Dear Abby: Teen loses faith as classmates cheat, get away with it
It's hard to stay honest while watching corrupt students get into distinguished colleges and face no punishment by administrators.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Man says he was beaten, robbed by group of 20 on CTA Red Line platform
Police sources say that CTA personnel did not see the robbery or any group of 20 males on the platform.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

2 women stabbed outside Hanson Park club
After fighting with other females in the club, two women were stabbed outside as they attempted to leave, Chicago police said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Man hit by taxi in West Loop
The man, 28, was crossing the street about 11:25 p.m. when he was hit by a taxi turning left from Jackson onto the 300 block of South Canal.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

1 dead, 4 wounded Wednesday in Chicago shootings
This is the second day in a row that five people have been reported shot with one fatality in the city.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Leader of armed robbery crew sentenced to 30 years in prison
A federal judge determined that Robert L. Berrios, 51, was the leader of a crew that committed 24 robberies in 2012.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Fire's unbeaten streak ends at four
Valentin Castellanos scored in the ninth minute, and his goal stood up the rest of the game as New York City FC blanked the Fire 1-0 on Wednesday.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Man found dead with gunshot wound in Princeton Park home
He was found by a family member in the living room about 8:45 p.m., police said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Short story: Javy Baez building case to stay at SS for Cubs when Russell returns
Will Russell push the dazzling Baez back to second when he returns from suspension? "That's still a discussion we have to have," said Joe Maddon.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 25, 2019

Horoscope for Thursday, April 25, 2019
Moon Alert Avoid shopping or important decisions after 2:30 p.m. Chicago time. The moon is in Capricorn. Aries (March 21-April 19) Today is a mixed bag. Initially, you might feel lonely or intimidated by a boss or someone in a position of authority. You might have a strong emotional reaction — privately. Later in the […]

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 24, 2019

2 men wounded in East Garfield Park shooting
Someone shot the pair while they were in the 600 block of North Ridgeway Avenue, police said.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 24, 2019

‘Children of a Lesser God' playwright Mark Medoff has died at 79
Medoff wrote 30 plays and wrote, produced or directed 19 movies.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 24, 2019

Starting pitching continues to plague White Sox
Veteran right-hander Ervin Santana lasts 4 2/3 innings as Orioles defeat White Sox, who lose series to both the Tigers and Orioles on road trip.

Chicago Sun-Times News
Apr 24, 2019

Starting pitching continues to plague White Sox in loss to Orioles
Veteran right-hander Ervin Santana allows four runs in 4 2/3 innings as the Orioles defeat the Sox 4-3.

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