| Sep 23, 2014
| 3:20 AM
While the snow was still falling in unrelenting amounts last winter, scores of communities in Illinois started thinking a year ahead.
They began placing road salt orders for winter 2014-15 through a state joint purchasing program that seeks to help...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 1:28 PM
The Chicago Bears continued overhauling the roster on the go Wednesday, signing linebacker Darryl Sharpton to a one-year contract. Sharpton played the last three seasons under linebackers coach Reggie Herring with the Houston Texans, so he’s a known...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Krewella used to be cool, back in the days before they signed to a major label, had a mainstream hit (the platinum-plus "Alive"), and an official debut album, "Get Wet," that landed in the Billboard Top Ten last fall. The trio is now famous instead, so...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Beginning with the NFL's regular season, players will be equipped with tracking technology in their shoulder pads measuring how fast, far and what routes they run – in real time. How far did that player actually run to gain 4 yards? How fast? When,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:55 AM
From Norwood Park to Morgan Park, runners have a variety of options for Chicago races in August. RedEye rounds up the list.
>> Chocolate 5K
The plug: "Run. Eat. Chocolate."
Course: Burnham Park
Registration available: Day of race...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:05 AM
BOURBONNAIS -- Much has been made of the potential of the Chicago Bears' offensive line heading into the 2014 season. The optimism comes with good reason, too. The Bears made great progress up front during a record-setting offensive year in 2013. They...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 1:18 PM
Filmmaker George Lucas wants to build a museum of “narrative art” -- “Star Wars” memorabilia and other popular works -- on Chicago’s lakefront, south of Soldier Field. Some park advocates oppose it, citing the law requiring...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
They’ve been Forbes’ highest-earning celebrity couple for the past two years (banking an estimated $95 million in 2013), but Beyonce and Jay Z’s reign in the pop culture world is about so much more than money.
With the couple’s...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 1:05 PM
If you’ve ever ordered a Miller Lite and felt it was anything but light on your wallet, you’re not off base. Concessions at most stadiums usually carry a high markup, but according to Forbes, Soldier Field’s beer is expensive even by...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 1:19 PM
The Chicago Bears will begin selling individual game tickets for the 2014 season at 11 a.m. Thursday through Ticketmaster, the team announced Monday.
All Ticketmaster sales will be made at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 745-3000 or (800) 943-...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Chicagoans eager to see the U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform their famed daredevil stunts at the air show this weekend can catch the military jets a few days early when they fly over the city for a photo shoot Wednesday.
Six pilots are scheduled to fly...