| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:00 PM
The special prosecutor probing the 2004 death of David Koschman said in a court filing today that his potentially explosive report detailing the conduct of Chicago police and Cook County prosecutors in the case should remain sealed until after the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Jessica pointed out this recent article by Shia Kapos in Crain's that I'd missed: In a major turn of editorial policy, the Chicago Sun-Times will start endorsing candidates again. A source at Wrapports LLC, which publishes the daily, said the......
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:13 PM
A Cook County judge denied a media request Wednesday to unseal a special prosecutor's report into the death of David Koschman before a nephew of former Mayor Richard Daley goes on trial on involuntary manslaughter charges.
Judge Michael Toomin said he...
| 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...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:41 AM
It's one thing to study human sexuality in the Midwest in the 1950s. It is yet quite another to find willing participants. But William Masters and Virginia Johnson — the St. Louis-based researchers who would become famous as America's foremost sex...
| Nov 24, 2013
On Thanksgiving Day 1963, as the nation still was reeling from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a 22-year-old woman was killed in Hollywood. Her naked body wasn't discovered by neighbors for three days. Though still a struggling, little-...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:52 PM
Sun-Times Media Group, publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times, has reached a tentative agreement with the Chicago Newspaper Guild on a new three-year contract, ending 15 months of negotiations.
The deal, announced Monday, includes new benefits for nearly...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Sun-Times Media, publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times, has agreed to hire back four fired photographers as part of a new collective bargaining agreement, according to a union spokesman.
The tentative three-year agreement with the Chicago Newspaper Guild,...
| Sep 15, 2013
In the wake of the great Elmore Leonard’s death, I immediately felt a great sense of loss. Leonard was for decades a constant in my reading life, each book coming at me with fascinating characters and perfect dialogue; each book reminding me how...
| Sep 15, 2013
One unheralded author and a tiny publisher received a Pulitzer surprise in 2010 when Paul Harding's “Tinkers” won the big prize for fiction. The debut novelist and his publisher, Bellevue Literary Press (based at the New York University School...