| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Times Deputy Sports Editor John Cherwa and Chicago Tribune sports editor Mike Kellams will be supplying a daily video log from Sochi, previewing each day of the Winter Olympics.
On Saturday, you can expect the women's portion of the new Olympic team...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 5:38 PM
SOCHI, Russia — It was 2:30 a.m. and the stranger on the other side of the door wanted into my hotel room.
"How many cards do you have?" he kept asking in broken English.
The lock rattled and eventfully broke. Still hazy from sleep, I did all...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:31 PM
If there's a gold medal for tweeting, we have a winner.
When Stacy St. Clair arrived in Sochi to cover the Winter Olympics for the Chicago Tribune, she probably wasn't expecting to tweet this. And she definitely wasn't expecting this tweet to go viral....
| Feb 12, 2014
| 5:42 PM
SOCHI, Russia — After taking a few practice runs down the halfpipe at the Sochi Olympics earlier this week, Hannah Teter had some concerns. To say the least.
"I couldn't do any of my tricks," the American snowboarder said. "It was just the worst...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Ty Warner, the billionaire founder of Beanie Babies stuffed toys, was sentenced to probation for hiding millions of dollars in a Swiss bank account and failing to report his interest income.
U.S. District Judge Charles Kocoras rejected federal...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Chicago Tribune business columnist Melissa Harris explains how ride-sharing companies like Uber have met resistance from Chicago government.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:54 AM
The documentary "Life Itself," directed by Steve James of "Hoop Dreams" and "The Interrupters" and based on the late Roger Ebert's 2011 memoir, could have settled for well-meaning hagiography or a feature-length pitch for sainthood. Many of Ebert's far-...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Animation director Michael Sporn, best known for his adaptations of children's stories that were shown on HBO, PBS and other networks, had a childhood that was interrupted. When he was a toddler his father abandoned the family, and although his mother...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:22 PM
James C. Dowdle
Executive helped expand Tribune's TV, Internet operations
James C. Dowdle, 79, an executive who played a key role in the transformation of Tribune Co. into a major media conglomerate, died Monday of congestive heart failure at his home...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:26 PM
As far back as 1968, rising star Christopher Jones — who seemed to have everything at 26, including sensitive good looks, adoring fans and a steady stream of film offers — said he wasn't much devoted to acting.
"I think of acting as only a...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Entries are now being accepted for the Chicago Tribune's 29th annual Illinois High School All-State Academic Team scholarship, and we invite you to nominate a student from your senior class.
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