| Aug 15, 2014
There was a moment of pause during Thursday's Little League World Series game after Chicago's Pierce Jones slammed his second home run over the fence.
The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars had cranked the score up to 10-2 by the top of the third inning,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Sitting between two snowcapped mountain ranges, with the Yellowstone River running through wide expanses of ranchland, Bruce Rauner's spread in Montana lies in the middle of one of the most awe-inspiring spots in the American West.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:02 PM
The Chicago city clerk's office had to reprint and remail city stickers to more than 12,000 motorists this year because the stickers hadn't arrived at residents' homes long after they paid.
City Clerk Susana Mendoza has touted her office's move toward...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:49 PM
It came down to the bottom of the sixth and final inning, and the hundreds of people at Jackie Robinson Park who had roared as Chicago’s home team retook the lead more than once waited to see whether the boys would give them another reason to cheer....
| May 7, 2014
| 5:14 PM
CTA officials on Wednesday credited new security cameras for starting 2014 with fewer robberies and thefts on its buses, trains and L platforms, a drop that also came as fewer riders took public transit during a bitter winter.
CTA president Forrest...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Occasionally seen sitting courtside at Chicago Bulls games, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is a basketball fan.
So it stands to reason Emanuel is excited for Chicago to host the World Basketball Festival that Nike, the Jordan brand and USA Basketball is staging...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel sent a message to Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts on Wednesday: You dropped the ball in clearly communicating the latest version of a Wrigley Field renovation, and my administration won’t be rushed into approving more electronic...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 6:26 PM
Facing intense criticism for its oversight of the city’s red light camera program, Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s administration on Wednesday said that at least 9,000 drivers will get a chance at a refund of $100 fines issued during suspicious ticket...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 12:20 PM
An already lengthy list of questions that will be posed to Chicago voters this fall got a little longer today after the Cook County Board voted to add two more advisory referendums to the Nov. 4 ballot.
That increases to 10 the number of queries to be...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel delivered a message to three sets of graduating high school seniors Saturday: Come back to Chicago to settle down after finishing your post-secondary plans.
Bouncing across the city to attend three graduations, Emanuel...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 12:04 PM
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel invoked his own marriage Sunday at a downtown brunch, honoring lawmakers and others who helped usher in same-sex marriage in Illinois.
“June 5th was Amy’s and my 20th year anniversary in our marriage," Emanuel said...