Cole Hamels became the Cubs’ first starter to throw six innings this spring, although he did get peppered by the Dodgers’ bats Wednesday night. Hamels was tagged for home runs by A.J. Pollock and Corey
Max Strus had 33 points as DePaul beat Central Michigan 100-86 in the College Basketball Invitational first round on Wednesday night. Eli Cain had 20 points for DePaul (16-15). Paul Reed added 17 points.
Two suspects involved last month in an Interstate 57 shooting in the south suburbs have been arrested, Illinois State Police said Wednesday. In a news release, state police said Christian Plummer, 23,
In some ways, the state of Chicago’s race for mayor boiled down to a single moment in a televised debate Wednesday night when Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and former federal prosecutor
Kris Dunn's role with the Bulls keeps evolving, and he gets some swagger back with 26-point, 13-assist game in OT win over
With Otto Porter Jr. sidelined by a right shoulder injury and Zach LaVine a late scratch with a right thigh bruise, the Bulls started their 21st lineup Wednesday against the Wizards. The new-look lineup,
Luguentz Dort overcame a hard foul and a leg injury, scored 21 points and led Arizona State to a long-awaited NCAA Tournament victory Wednesday night, 74-65 over St. John's in the First Four. The 11th-seeded
Otto Porter Jr. had no knowledge that the Bulls shut down Zach LaVine last season as they prioritized draft lottery positioning. So he was incredulous Wednesday when asked if he’d return from the right
Those anti-gay political flyers about Chicago mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot underestimates black voters.
It is no secret that a lot of African-American church folks believe that homosexuality is a sin. They can pull out their Bible and immediately show you the passage where God said so himself. So it would
As some communities along the Missouri River start to shift their focus to flood recovery after a late-winter storm, residents in two Iowa cities are stuck in crisis mode after their treatment plants down
Recreational marijuana has been legal in Colorado for years. What can Illinois learn before its residents start firing up?
“Lasers are on,” the tour guide announces. “You can blaze.” As beams of light shoot across the inside of the minibus,passengers take their cue to pull out marijuana joints and pipes and light up. A haze
How did Bradley compile an NCAA Tournament team? 'Worldwide' recruiting with players from 6 foreign countries
The extent of what Luuk van Bree knew about Bradley was what showed up when he Googled the university at his prep school in Spain. He saw where it was on a map of the United States, read about its strong
As it probably should have done a year ago when it first overhauled its daytime lineup, WSCR-AM 670 has carved out a solo noon-to-2 p.m. weekday slot for nighttime stalwart Laurence Holmes. The move, with
A Chicago adventurer seeks to raise $1 million for Lurie Children's Hospital through a dangerous and rarely achieved exploring
Chicago adventurer Alexander Pancoe has traveled to some of the most desolate places on earth and scaled mountains with fearful body counts. But the most danger he has faced in his quest to achieve the
The heaters won’t just be coming from Reynaldo Lopez’s arm this summer, based on some new menu items given at Guaranteed Rate Field on Wednesday. The White Sox, through vendors Levy Restaurants and Delaware
A fake cow that is the target of a lawsuit by a congressman is having its moment. The Twitter account "Devin Nunes' cow," which professes to be "hanging out on the dairy in Iowa looking for the lil' treasonous
Gov. J.B. Pritzker gets mixed reviews in early poll, while Speaker Michael Madigan rates lower than Trump
Little more than two months after his inauguration, Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker is drawing mixed reviews from state residents, according to a statewide poll released Wednesday by the Paul Simon Public
The Supreme Court seemed deeply troubled Wednesday about the actions of a Mississippi prosecutor who has tried an African American man six times for a quadruple murder and has blocked the vast majority
A sailor stationed at the Naval Station Great Lakes has been charged in federal court in Chicago with convincing a 13-year-old girl he met online to send him sexually explicit photos and videos of herself.
A former Schaumburg police officer who pleaded guilty to involvement in a drug ring but is seeking to have his conviction vacated has alleged that authorities lied to a grand jury to obtain a search warrant.
4 takeaways from Cubs spring training: Yu Darvish's blister creates pause for series opener and Carl Edwards defends hitting
Here are four takeaways from Cubs’ spring training Wednesday: Pitcher Yu Darvish played catch without any problems involving the blister on his right ring finger. Darvish is scheduled to throw a bullpen
The family of a man slain in last month’s mass shooting in Aurora has filed a lawsuit against the Illinois State Police for issuing a firearm license to the convicted felon who opened fire in the plant
Who wears short shorts? More and more college basketball players wear short shorts. 'Guys like to show off their leg'
At his first practice as a Michigan freshman, Jordan Poole panicked when coach John Beilein shook his head and told Poole his basketball shorts were too short and he had to stop rolling down the waistband.
Peek all you want into the future. The Blackhawks won't mind. They just won't join you. The only game that matters to them is their meeting against the Flyers on Thursday at the United Center, the last
Prosecutors told to respond by April to allegations of errors in drug case against ex-suburban cop who wants conviction
Prosecutors have an April deadline to respond to allegations of errors in the case of a former Schaumburg police officer who pleaded guilty to involvement in a drug ring but is seeking to have his conviction
Four individuals were booked by authorities in Seoul on Wednesday for live-streaming secretly obtained video feed from dozens of local hotel rooms, South Korean police said. The Korean Herald reported
We’re in for a stretch of mayoral debates starting tonight, giving candidates Lori Lightfoot and Toni Preckwinkle equal air time even if they aren’t on the same footing when it comes to TV ads right now.
University of Illinois computer science professor Sheldon Jacobson has always loved data. For the past seven years he's had a men's NCAA Tournament bracket simulator. After getting many requests, Jacobson
Ozzie Guillen, who managed the White Sox to their 2005 World Series title, will be a studio analyst on NBC Sports Chicago’s Sox pregame and postgame shows this season. This is in addition to the work began