| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:07 PM
The Chicago Cubs have exercised an option to get out of their broadcast contract with WGN-TV after the 2014 season, sources said Wednesday.
The team notified the Tribune Co.-owned station on Tuesday it had 30 days to agree to substantially higher fees...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:08 PM
BOSTON — Jake Peavy hasn't forgotten the first words Jonny Gomes said to him on his first day in the Fenway Park home clubhouse after his trade from the Chicago White Sox.
"I asked how Jonny was doing, and his quote to me was, 'Just a day closer...
| 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....
| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:34 AM
Office Depot, which recently merged with Illinois-based OfficeMax, was approved for tax breaks by the Illinois Senate that could sway the office-supply company toward a northern headquarters.
But the Illinois House adjourned Tuesday, stalling the bill,...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:48 AM
What is the appetite these days for the kind of entertainment put out by the likes of the Backstreet Boys? And if Backstreet’s back (alright!), can Aaron Carter get some of that?
One of the most popular acts in the boy-band resurgence of the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Auto show season is in full swing. The North American International Auto Show in Detroit wraps up this weekend, just as the Washington Auto Show kicks off in the nation’s capital. Chicago is up next, running from February 8 to February 17.
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:14 PM
Title: Editorial Cartoonist
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
College: Los Angeles Harbor College
Personal: Married for over two decades to my college sweetheart, Janien. We have two sons. Spencer, who is finishing his senior year at Auburn University, is...
| 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.
(Click here to print out a pdf of 2014...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Highlights from Printers Row Lit Fest 2013
Connect your brand with the Chicago Tribune's Printers Row Lit Fest, the Midwest's largest literary festival!
On June 7 and 8, the Lit Fest will celebrate its 30th year with two exciting days of...
| Jun 11, 2013
Q: I am planning my first trip to Chicago for sometime in mid-June. What are your recommendations and must-have food experiences for a newcomer to Chicago?
—Lea Thompson, Austin, Texas
Q: I'll be in Chicago in July doing a dinner. Have some...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Erika Schmidt has come a long way since "The Island of Doughnut Hole Lake," her first full-length story written in collaboration with a fourth grade classmate. That illustrated piece, inspired by Scott O'Dell's "Island of the Blue Dolphins," followed...