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  • Week 8 schedule: Oct. 8-14

    Week 8 schedule: Oct. 8-14
    Week 8 – Oct. 8-14 All games 7:30 unless noted. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10 CHICAGO INTER-CITY 4 Urban Prep-Bronzeville vs. Crane, 6:30 at Lane Woodlawn vs. Tilden, 6:30 at Gately THURSDAY, OCT. 11 CHICAGO BIG SHOULDERS Amundsen vs. Taft, 7:15 at...
  • When snow moves out, deep cold moves in

    When snow moves out, deep cold moves in
    The worst snow this season hit the area about 10:30 p.m., and accumulations of between 3 and 5 inches have been reported across the region, weather officials said.   About 4.7 inches of snow accumulated near Midway Airport as of 8:40 p.m., said Jamie...
  • Channahon mayor charged with failing to file federal taxes

    Channahon mayor charged with failing to file federal taxes
    Federal authorities on Tuesday charged the recently re-elected mayor of far southwest suburban Channahon with failing to file four years of federal tax returns. Joseph Cook, 45, allegedly failed to report more than $250,000 of income from 2005 to 2008,...
  • Illinois Medicaid's managed care effort stumbles

    Illinois Medicaid's managed care effort stumbles
    It can take years for people with cerebral palsy, autism, schizophrenia or Down syndrome to find trusted physicians to oversee their health. Now, families and advocates say, those medical relationships are being threatened as Illinois rolls out a new...
  • Small town shocked at deaths of family of 5

    Small town shocked at deaths of family of 5
    EMINGTON, Ill. -- This tiny central Illinois town was at a loss Friday to explain why five newcomers, a man, woman and three young children -- one a baby -- were found shot to death a week before Christmas. Livingston County police responded to a call of...
  • Jackson expects to be 'vindicated' in ethics probe

    Jackson expects to be 'vindicated' in ethics probe
    KANKAKEE — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. said Saturday night he expects to be “vindicated” in a House ethics probe looking at his involvement in trying to secure President Barack Obama’s vacated Senate seat from then-Gov. Rod...
  • Pop & Hiss premiere: TiRon gets down with 'Band on the Run' in new video

     
    Since the "Day of the Locust," Hollywood Boulevard has been the metaphor of choice for dreams deferred. TiRon was raised in Kankakee, Ill., but has been based in Los Angeles since junior high school. His new video for "Down" finds......
  • The death penalty in Illinois, a partial chronology of modern events

     
    Eight years ago, Rob Warden, then as now the director of the Center on Wrongful Conviction at the Northwestern University School of Law, published the following timeline in the Tribune. The time to update it will be if and when,......
  • The Quinn empire strikes back

     
    After a long weekend of keeping a very low public profile on the tax issue, the Quinn administration is showing signs of fighting back against critics. Here's a fact sheet his office just sent over (note to the easily confused......
  • Sprint announces first 4G LTE cities for mid-2012 -- no L.A. yet

     
    Later this year, Sprint plans to launch its 4G LTE network in the cities of Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio; no plans for Los Angeles have been announced as of yet....
  • Illinois to study 220 mph bullet trains

    The University of Illinois will lead a study examining the options to build tracks exclusively for 220 mph bullet trains operating initially between Chicago and Urbana-Champaign and eventually carrying passengers the length of the state in about two...