| Jul 2, 2015
| 9:00 AM
This week: "Disney's Tarzan" swings into Fullerton, Sandra Tsing Loh has a thing or three to say, and the original power couple meets the ulitimate third wheel in "Adam & Eve and Steve."
The Marriage Proposal The Theatre Factory Studio stages Chekhov'...
| Jun 30, 2015
| 7:50 AM
Umami Burger: Umami lovers in Chicago can celebrate: Umami Burger, the California chain known for its flavor-packed burgers thanks to a preponderance of, well, umami, plans to open a second Chicago location at 945 W. Randolph St. in the West Loop next...
| Jun 26, 2015
| 4:41 PM
It's a wrap.
The 2015 spring baseball season is complete, filled with memorable moments and another local state champion — thank you, Providence.
That's four straight years the area has won at least one state championship.
For the second...
| Jun 15, 2015
| 9:07 AM
The possibility of 30,000 or more Cubs fans exiting Wrigley Field while several thousand Blackhawks fans are invading Wrigleyville will bring added police presence Monday night to the area surrounding Clark and Addison Streets.
“It could be a...
| Jun 15, 2015
| 7:58 PM
Twenty years ago, during Maine South's first state championship run in football, the Hawks hit the road for a second-round game in central Illinois.
The memory of that game — a 45-13 Maine South win against previously unbeaten Danville —...
| Jun 17, 2015
| 1:04 PM
The numbers don't lie.
With the 11 balls she hit over the fence this spring, River Hill senior Kinsey Johnson shattered the Howard County record for home runs in a season. No previous county player had ever hit more than seven.
Yet, when presented...
| Jun 12, 2015
AP: Investigators believe prison employee backed out as getaway driver in escape by 2 killers
Investigators believe a female prison employee had agreed to be the getaway driver in last weekend's escape by two killers but never showed up, a person close...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 4:08 PM
The last run Providence needed for a return trip to the state tournament was unusual by any measure, but the Celtics don't consider themselves lucky.
Of course Providence wasn't counting on four consecutive hit batsmen in the top of the seventh to...
| May 29, 2015
| 11:56 AM
A wise coach once said that luck is when preparation meets opportunity.
Jack Rice received his opportunity at the beginning of this season because the Chesapeake Bayhawks were short of attackmen. The second-year professional was prepared to make the...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 8:19 PM
Illinois Lutheran pitcher Grant Farmer knew early on that he was in for a challenge Monday.
"(Somonauk) is the best-hitting team I've faced all season," he said. "No doubt about it. They were ready for my offspeed pitches and they were slapping the ball...
| Jun 1, 2015
| 4:54 PM
The Belmont is down to eight. Carpe Diem and The Truth Or Else won't run. That news bodes well for American Pharoah. No horse has won the Triple Crown facing more than seven horses in the Belmont. Citation in 1948 and Seattle Slew in 1977 each defeated...