Proposal for Rays to split home games brings back memories for Cubs coach Terrmel Sledge, who did it with the 2004 Expos
Cubs assistant hitting coach Terrmel Sledge enjoyed his best season in 2004 as a rookie outfielder for the Expos. But it also was a trying situation as the Expos played 22 of their 81 “home” games in Juan,
Coby White scored more points as a freshman at North Carolina than Michael Jordan did. Sarcasm aside, the Bulls will settle for White to establish himself as the long-term answer at point guard after used
The Democratic-controlled House has voted to block the Justice Department from interfering with states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. The bipartisan 267-165 vote represents a breakthrough
Psych ward-set character study “Mad?” is the formally experimental quasi-sequel to director Saskia Rifkin’s 2017 black-and-white debut “Can Hitler Happen Here?” Both efforts depart from screenplays by
In the strange and unsatisfying Israeli import “Madam Yankelova's Fine Literature Club” we’re plunked down, context-free, into a secret society of women who lure attractive men into their “reading group”
Graduating from eighth grade was an extra big deal for Geri Panol’s son. Having attention deficit hyperactivity disorder makes it harder for him to focus in class, and he sometimes gets in trouble for
WASHINGTON Top environmental regulators in Washington and Sacramento sparred Thursday over failed negotiations on contentious vehicle emissions and fuel economy rules each blaming the other for a standoff
Upwards of 20,000 Christians have signed a petition calling for Netflix to cancel the fantasy series “Good Omens.” But the TV series, adapted from Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s 1990 satirical sci-fi
Homeowners and commercial property owners on Chicago’s North Side and the city’s central core could be hit with much steeper property taxes this year, according to calculations issued by the Cook County
After years of protests and legal battles, Hawaii officials have announced that a massive telescope which will allow scientists to peer into the most distant reaches of our early universe will be built
Two Kenosha brothers have been charged in the shooting death of a 5-year-old boy who picked up a loaded handgun. Javonn and Jovonn Cannon, both 24, were charged Thursday in the death of Dakari Weldon.
Two piping plovers have chosen to nest in Chicago, doing their part to save a federally endangered species. Mom and Dad — known as Rose and Monty — have been busy mating and laying eggs on Montrose Beach.
The bank branch of the future is coming to Chicago, with coffee bars, cozy nooks ... and no teller windows
The branch bank of the future is coming, and your friendly neighborhood teller may be history. With transactions migrating online, customer traffic down and once-bustling branches closing their doors,
Data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday shows the median age in the U.S. increased by a year to 38.2 years from 2010 to 2018. Maine had double that increase — 2.2 years, going from 42.7 years
Moira Rose, the family matriarch of cult classic "Schitt's Creek," is known for several things: her pronunciation of the word "bebe," her love for her TV family (and sometimes Alexis) and her countless
A pair of U.S. House lawmakers unveiled a bipartisan bill Thursday to fight the rise of robocalls, a month after the Senate adopted its own measure to protect consumers from unwanted spam calls. Reps.
Aldo Iván Dávila Morales is poised to take up a seat in Guatemala's congress in January, making history as the first openly gay man elected to the country's legislature. Proudly gay and living with HIV
New Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions can take effect while the government appeals decisions that blocked them, a federal appeals court said Thursday. rules
High levels of arsenic, which can increase chances of cancer and cause reproductive harm, has been found in popular bottled water brands Penafiel and Starkey Water, according to new testing. The nonprofit
Editorial: Illinois politicians have school choice. But they want to curb it for other people’s kids.
As part of the General Assembly’s continued attack on school choice for underprivileged Illinois schoolkids, lawmakers sent Gov. J.B. Pritzker legislation abolishing a commission that has independently
Apartment dwellers have begun moving in above Miller’s Pub downtown, continuing a makeover of a drab stretch of Wabash Avenue beneath elevated trains. Cedar Street Cos. said it has completed a $45 million
Two friends from far north suburban Zion were convicted by a federal jury Thursday of attempting to aid the Islamic State terrorist group by providing cellphones to an undercover FBI agent to be used detonators
Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill into law on Thursday aimed at getting broadband to all rural areas of the state. The legislation supports community efforts to design and build broadband
With the 2020 census nine months away, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order Thursday creating an office designated to help with statewide outreach efforts. The order will allow Pritzker to appoint
The United States faced its toughest test of the Women's World Cup and the defending champions were again dominant Thursday night, beating Sweden 2-0 to serve up revenge against the fierce rivals that
Katherine Rosenberg-Douglas wrote a short news story for Tuesday’s Tribune reporting that users of Ventra, the Chicago Transit Authority’s card-based payment system, had taken to social media Monday to