| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:06 AM
About a week before Christmas, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra put out a press release announcing the launch of a new "online multimedia magazine," titled CSO Sounds & Stories. The word journalism was underlined atop the announcement: "First Brand...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 8:25 AM
There's no guarantee that quarterback Josh McCown would return to the Chicago Bears next year if starter Jay Cutler ends up going elsewhere.
Family is the most important factor for the 34-year-old veteran, and that ultimately will be the determining...
| Jan 11, 2014
Writing letters since: "My first letter went out Jan. 18, 2013." Since then he has written more than 60 letters and had 24 published. He was encouraged to begin contributing by another regular Tribune letter writer, Sister Kathleen Melia.
| Jan 10, 2014
| 4:15 AM
A judge this afternoon turned down motions to dismiss the involuntary manslaughter case against a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, and postponed a ruling on whether Chicago Sun-Times reporters will have to turn over notes from interviews on the...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Roger Ebert has been gone for nine months and doesn't appear to have slowed down much.
His website, RogerEbert.com, is growing its readership, reports his wife of 20 years, Chaz Ebert, while it employs dozens of film critics and writers, mostly as...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:54 AM
Chris Kaskie pulled out his phone and flipped though his pictures until he stopped on an image, then turned the screen toward me and grinned: It showed the local staff of Pitchfork Media, the Chicago company behind the Pitchfork music website and...
| Jan 12, 2014
Barack Obama campaign veterans Harper Reed and Dylan Richard will launch a tech company. Don Thompson will be under pressure to improve sales at McDonald's. And with Tribune Co. spinning off its publishing assets into a separate company, its chief...
| Jan 16, 2014
The city's top supporters of Special Olympics locally are in the early phases of planning a permanent athletic facility and headquarters for the organization, which was founded here in 1968.
"A couple of other states have built (or are in the process of...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 4:12 PM
Olympic sports writer for Chicago Tribune since 1987 and Tribune Company since 2004. Have covered 15 Olympics -- 9 Winter and 6 Summer. Olympic (and soccer World Cup) coverage has taken me all over the world. I have reported from some 50 countries,...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 7:43 AM
CHICAGO (AP) — A 3-year-old boy who was among 13 people wounded in a late-night attack on a southwest Chicago park was alert when he arrived at the hospital and was apparently doing well, his family and friends said early Friday.
The attack late...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 11:29 PM
Oscar Espinosa Chepe
Cuban economist fell out with Castro
Oscar Espinosa Chepe, 72, a high-level Cuban economist and diplomat who broke with Fidel Castro's government in the 1990s and was imprisoned for dissident activities, died Monday at a...