| Nov 6, 2011
Occupy Chicago protesters are writing another chapter in a long history of dissent in this city. Here are 10 demonstrated facts:
1 Chicago has never landed an Olympics, but in 1932 it hosted a "counter-Olympics." The event was organized by American...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Pits and pieces from the local sports scene.
Library to display exhibition of baseball memorabilia: The Baseball Reliquary presents "Bad Moon Rising: Baseball and the Summer of '68," an exhibition chronicling the extraordinary baseball season of 1968,...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Terry Cannon grew up in Detroit rooting for his hometown Tigers.
Cannon is the executive director of the Baseball Reliquary, a Pasadena-based nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering an appreciation of American art and culture through the context of...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:27 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has touted the NATO summit as a way to showcase Chicago on an international stage, and much of the Chicago area agrees with that notion, a Tribune/WGN-TV poll shows.
Nearly 6 out of 10 voters support hosting the conference and think...
| May 20, 2012
Police surrounded the three men — now known as the NATO 3 — outside a Bridgeport drugstore last week and peppered them with questions as officers searched their car.
The two sides traded barbs about the Occupy movement and the 1968 Democratic...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:21 PM
Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy was on the front lines at several NATO protests this weekend. He was seen giving orders, directing traffic and he even assisted in an arrest.
"We will facilitate your right to free speech but we`re not going to be...
| Jun 24, 2012
Harper: 820 pp., $34.99
Walter Cronkite was not inclined to introspection, and historian Douglas Brinkley emulates his subject in this thorough biography of the news broadcaster who in...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Charles Osborne Fisher, a World War II veteran and prominent Carroll County attorney whose legal career spanned more than six decades, died Friday at his Westminster home from complications of a broken hip.
He was 95.
"Charles was a real gentleman and...
| Jun 9, 2011
Ann Coulter says that the civil rights movement gave mobs a halo. "The demon is a mob, and the mob is demonic," she writes....
| Dec 26, 2011
Pacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......
| Jan 23, 2012
Tom Hayden is trying to give Jerry Brown a guilt trip. The "Chicago Seven" activist who stormed the 1968 Democratic National Convention and later married Jane Fonda has asked the California governor to consider his own dog, Sutter, before repealing......