| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:05 PM
Bill Jauss was a pioneering sports journalist whose enthusiastic manner encompassed newspapers, radio and television long before that media trifecta became more common in recent decades.
Jauss died from natural causes Wednesday. He was 81.
Born Feb. 8,...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 1:48 PM
Former White House chief of staff William Daley today offered his prescription for fixing a politically polarized Washington: imposing congressional term limits, doubling House terms to four years and ending archaic Senate rules.
The brother of former...
| Apr 26, 2012
Former White House chief of staff William Daley on Wednesday offered his prescription for fixing a politically polarized Washington: imposing congressional term limits, doubling House terms to four years and ending archaic Senate rules.
The brother of...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:46 AM
The inaugural "Veterans in Need" benefit dinner hosted by Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago will be held on Friday, June 15, 2012 at the Union League Club of Chicago, 65 W. Jackson Blvd.
Guests are invited to a reception at 6:00 p.m.,...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 9:07 PM
The weapon of choice in the NFL is the helmet.
The safety-improved helmet, as well as other advanced protective equipment players wear today, can make them feel invincible and perhaps more reckless in blocking and tackling techniques.
"That's why we...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:05 PM
Amid media reports highlighting Chicago’s rise in homicides and shootings so far this year, police Superintendent Garry McCarthysaid Tuesday he is facing “a perception issue” when it comes to crime.
Speaking to the Union League Club...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:18 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Sen. Dick Durbin introduced Barack Obama to the country at the Democratic National Convention in 2004 when the future president was a neophyte candidate for the U.S. Senate. He did it again four years later when Obama won the...
| Oct 21, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle on Thursday gave a sneak preview of her new budget, saying there will be about 1,000 layoffs and another …...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 9:32 PM
It ain't fair. About 14 percent of the public school teachers in Illinois work for Chicago Public Schools, yet this year just 2 percent of the money the state invested in teacher pensions went to the separate fund earmarked for......
| Apr 28, 2011
| 4:24 PM
Update: When asked about his presidential run, Gingrich told reporters in Philadelphia to watch social media sites likeTwitter and Facebook next week. (h/t Philadelphia Inquirer's Tom Fitzgerald) Newt Gingrich, a Pennsylvania native who - as reported on...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Posted by Kristen Mack at 1:05 p.m. Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel today said he plans to quickly form his transition team and get involved in some of the still-undecided aldermanic contests. Little more than 14 hours after declaring victory, Emanuel bounded......