| Nov 12, 2013
Four years ago, medical tests revealed L'Tanya King had tumors on her liver. She needed surgery, so she took an eight-week leave from her job as a technical services manager at Oil-Dri Corp. of America.
It was then she felt the full embrace of her co-...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:17 AM
It's almost time to grab your hat, mittens and skates for the winter tradition of ice skating in Chicago.
This Friday, weather permitting, the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park is set open to the public. It'll be open through March 9....
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Nov. 14, 2009: Maryland's Torrey Smith breaks the team's single-season mark for all-purpose yards in the Terps' 36-9 football loss to Virginia Tech. With his four receptions for 55 yards, Smith surpasses the record of 1,840 yards held by LaMont Jordan....
| Nov 9, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Rene Lachemann remembers his angriest moment in his 50 seasons in professional baseball had nothing to do with an umpire's blown call or because a pitch simply got away from four-time Cy Young Award winner and noted control master Greg Maddux 20 seasons...
| Nov 13, 2013
Given the large scale of poverty and crime in Chicago, I believe it is worth focusing on certain designated commercial strips and parks as "refuges." In other words, provide them with 24/7 security so people would feel safe being in them...
| Nov 14, 2013
Letters to the editor for the Nov. 14 TribLocal print edtion from Winnetka, Kenilworth, Park Ridge and Arlington Heights residents.
Well it's November, and another year is nearing its end. The beautiful leaves will soon be gone,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Dale Sveum is out the door, Joe Girardi chose to stay in New York, and the Cubs are practically back to square one in their search for a new manager.
The ultimate goal, one would think, is to pair a manager who develop and relate to players with the...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:48 PM
The Chicago Cubs on Wednesday briefly put a mock-up sign in right field in a test run designed to allay fears of the owners of nearby rooftop clubs with lucrative views into the park.
A horizontal sign meant to mimic the 650-square-foot script...
| 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 31, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The "Weeks in Review" feature is an open thread in which commenters can talk about any current events or cultural phenomena that have caught their attention, including but not limited to the topics brought up in our traditional roundup of......
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:25 PM
How will this year's Bulls team do with Derrick Rose back? Can the team make a leap into the "genuine contender" category, or will their style of play lead to more injuries at just the wrong time? Will the team make a trade or stand pat?
These are the...