| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A wrap-up of overnight news from the Tribune's breaking news desk:
• Five people were shot, one fatally, when gunshots were fired into a lounge in the South Side's Back of the Yards neighborhood early this morning, police said. Read more.
| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:28 PM
CHICAGO — The Ducks failed to protect numerous streaks Friday, all because the Chicago Blackhawks were hovering over something more treasured.
In beating the Ducks 4-2 before a sellout United Center crowd, the Blackhawks put the greatest...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:55 PM
CHICAGO — Glen Davis played 32 minutes in the Orlando Magic's 83-82 win over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night even though he hurt his occasionally troublesome left shoulder less than 24 hours earlier.
Davis said he felt his shoulder pop out of...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 8:46 PM
CHICAGO — As the Orlando Magic's losses have increased this season, Arron Afflalo has kept a lid on his disappointment. The losses have worn on him, but he never has singled out teammates even though he has played at an All-Star level.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:15 PM
At 15, when many teens her age were getting ready for prom, West Side native Chloe Bennet was in China performing her hit song, “Uh Oh,” to more than 30,000 people.
When most adolescents were graduating from high school, 17-year-old Bennet...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 3:24 PM
It’s the question that gets asked every holiday season: Why can’t anyone come up with a original, classic Christmas song anymore?
Many have tried, including Justin Bieber, The Killers, Christina Aguilera and even Snoop Dogg. But the last...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:08 PM
CHICAGO — The Ducks won't dare say they've solved the Chicago Blackhawks, but their 5-0 run after a December 2011 road loss is nonetheless head-turning.
The teams renew acquaintances Friday night at United Center.
"We've won enough games against...
| Dec 19, 2013
After both attending Wednesday's Kanye West show at United Center, we decided to do a written version of "Good or what?" Here's the email conversation that ensued.
MP: Ernest, I feel like every show I attend lately has a Nickelodeon “GUTS”-...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 6:27 AM
No animal products? No problem.
R&B mega-star Beyonce Knowles appeared to stick to her much-publicized vegan diet while in Chicago for her concert at the United Center, visiting vegan-friendly Karyn’s Cooked in River North Friday and Saturday....
| Jan 19, 2014
| 1:53 PM
You probably thought you'd seen everything a Blackhawks Bruins game had to offer when these teams met in the 2013 Stanley Cup Final.
Not only did Sunday's rematch at the United Center end in a shootout—which, of course, is impossible...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:50 AM
Hawks fans, get ready to see the players up close and personal.
Passes for the Blackhawks Convention will go on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 27, the team announced Tuesday. The seventh annual convention will be held July 18-20 at the Hilton Chicago located at...