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  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 21, 2018

    RAUNER EPA WITHHOLDS STERIGENICS RECORDS FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL UNTIL LOCAL REPUBLICANS INTERVENE

    Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration is at odds with the state's chief lawyer again, this time about the public health investigation...

    Republicans, Health, Democrats
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 21, 2018

    TRUMP, RAUNER HAVE THE POWER TO SHUT DOWN A TOXIC WILLOWBROOK PLANT. WILL THEY USE IT?

    A company responsible for some of the nation's highest cancer risks from toxic air pollution says its sterilization plant in west suburban...

    Republicans
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 21, 2018

    HOW THE BEARS INTEND TO JUMP-START JORDAN HOWARD AND THE RUNNING GAME

    Jordan Howard lifted himself from the Soldier Field turf Monday night about 9 yards behind where he had hoped to be. All he could do...

    Running
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 21, 2018

    BEARS PASS RUSH IS JUST GETTING REVVED UP WITH COMPARISONS TO THE FEROCIOUS BUDDY RYAN DEFENSES ONLY NATURAL

    More than a quarter-century ago, the Bears terrorized opposing teams, offenses and especially quarterbacks to a historic degree. Put...

    Style
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 21, 2018

    CHICAGO HOTEL STRIKE TAKES STEP TOWARD RESOLUTION WITH MARRIOTT CONTRACT, UNION SAYS

    Striking hotel workers ratified a contract with Marriott International, the union said Thursday. The pact could pave the way for a...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 21, 2018

    2 CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS DEMOTED, 2 PLACED ON LEAVE AFTER DEATH OF LAKE COUNTY JAIL INMATE

    In the wake of an inmate death at the Lake County jail on Wednesday, Sheriff Mark Curran announced Thursday that he shuffled the command...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 21, 2018

    PROSECUTORS REST CASE AFTER EXPERT TESTIFIES VAN DYKE WASN'T JUSTIFIED IN SHOOTING LAQUAN MCDONALD

    Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke was not justified in shooting Laquan McDonald once - let alone 16 times - as he walked down the...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 20, 2018

    GROUP CALLS ON MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL TO ACT ON CIVILIAN POLICE OVERSIGHT BEFORE HE LEAVES OFFICE

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday said he's leaving it to aldermen to figure out civilian oversight of the Chicago Police Department,...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 20, 2018

    CHICAGO SCHOOLS STAFF COULD FACE JAIL TIME FOR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS WITH STUDENTS, UNDER PROPOSED LAW

    A powerful Chicago alderman is proposing a city ordinance that would outlaw personal communications between staff and students in any...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 20, 2018

    3 SHOT DURING GANG-RELATED RIFLE ATTACK IN EVANSTON

    Three men in their late teens or early 20s were shot Thursday afternoon during a gang-related rifle attack in Evanston near the Chicago...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 20, 2018

    CHICAGO SETS RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR DAY, BUT COOLER WEATHER AHEAD

    The temperature at O'Hare International Airport climbed to 93 degrees late Thursday afternoon, breaking a record-high temperature for...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 20, 2018

    LAWSUIT: DISTRICT 300 STUDENTS WHO COMPLAINED ABOUT TEACHER LATER CHARGED WITH SEX ABUSE WERE REASSIGNED TO OTHER CLASSES

    A recently-amended lawsuit filed against School District 300, a principal and a former substitute teacher says educators reassigned...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 20, 2018

    CHICAGO HOTEL STRIKE TAKES STEP TOWARD RESOLUTION AS MARRIOTT REACHES TENTATIVE AGREEMENT, UNION REP SAYS

    Marriott International has reached a tentative agreement with its hotel workers, a union organizer told strikers Thursday. The pact,...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 20, 2018

    MAYOR RAHM EMANUEL SAYS POLICE UNION WAS 'WRONG' FOR DEFENDING DISGRACED EX-CHICAGO POLICE CMDR. JON BURGE

    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said the police union was “wrong” when it defended disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge this week, calling...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 20, 2018

    WATCH LIVE: GOV. BRUCE RAUNER AND J.B. PRITZKER MEET IN FIRST TV DEBATE OF HEATED ILLINOIS GOVERNOR'S RACE

    Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democratic challenger J.B. Pritzker are meeting for their first televised debate Thursday evening,...

    Republicans, Democrats
  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 20, 2018

    UNION PACIFIC CHANGES WILL CUT FREIGHT DELAYS FOR METRA COMMUTERS, RAILROAD CEO SAYS

    The head of Union Pacific said Thursday that the freight railroad's plan for operational changes, starting in the Midwest in October,...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 20, 2018

    HUNDREDS TAKE PART IN PROCESSION DOWNTOWN FOR MUSLIM HOLIDAY OF MOURNING

    Donning black garb as a sign of mourning, hundreds joined a procession in the Loop on Thursday for Ashoura , a Muslim holiday commemorating...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 20, 2018

    TOLLWAY EXTENDS PAYMENT PERIOD FOR MISSED TOLLS BECAUSE OF ITS COMPUTER PROBLEMS

    If you had trouble paying missed tolls online over the weekend or early this week, it wasn't you - it was the system. So the Illinois...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 20, 2018

    NIU PROMOTES INTERIM PRESIDENT LISA FREEMAN, HIRING FIRST FEMALE LEADER IN SCHOOL HISTORY

    Northern Illinois University has elevated its acting president into the permanent role, marking the first time the school has installed...

  • By Chicago Tribune   -   Sep 20, 2018

    ROGERS PARK MAN CHARGED IN CHINATOWN ATTACK OF 91-YEAR-OLD MAN

    A Rogers Park man is charged with multiple felonies after police said he punched a 91-year-old man in Chinatown in an unprovoked attack...