On the first day of the electric hot tub boat rides, cruisers enjoy a leisurely float down the Chicago River under the gaze of curious passersby.
They grab cellphones and demand pass codes to banking apps like Zelle and Venmo. A Chicago architect who lost more than $2,000 that way says: “Don’t have any banking apps on your phone.”
The opinions in and around Chicago that inform, analyze, hold power accountable and entertain.
Chicago police Sgt. John Poulos, whose fatal shootings of 2 men led to about $2 million in City Hall payouts, now running for judge
“I find it offensive he’s actually running for judge,” said a lawyer for the mother of one of the men who was killed.
Victor Wembanyama was as good as advertised on Friday, but the short-handed Bulls again put on a scoring-by-committee effort with four of the five starters netting at least 20 points. Just don’t ask them if they’re better without LaVine.
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Among the items stolen were their Chicago police IDs, badges and firearm owner identification cards.
Talking with the Sun-Times on Friday, White discussed the opinions of him over the years - the media’s included - as well as how he’s not hidden from those opinions and actually used them to his benefit.
The entire city is aiming at their backs. The McCaskeys and Kevin Warren sitting back on some Al Capone vibe waiting on when to give the order. Fire v. Fired. Same thing.
New White Sox assistant GM brings awareness to Black baseball
Counsell has yet to step in the dugout for the Cubs, but it’s becoming clear what the team should expect.
Crevier’s unrestrained happiness about being in the NHL — and underdog journey (as a 2020 seventh-round pick) to get to it — gives the Hawks something to smile about during an otherwise dispiriting stretch of the season.
Bent on redemption after collapsing in a 31-26 loss to the Lions at Ford Field on Nov. 19 — “the worst feeling after a loss we’ve had, ” safety Eddie Jackson said — the Bears’ defense has a chance to get it right and make a statement against a playoff-bound team.
Paul Pezalla’s photo of his handmade floats in late sun and Arden Katz remembering his perch mentors at the Monstrose Horseshoe are among the notes from around Chicago outdoors and beyond.
Raised by his mom after the divorce, he barely knows his biological father and suspects the couple has reunited for the wrong reason.
Rabbi Barry Axler and his wife, Morene Dunn, of River North, are heading to Israel and near Gaza this weekend to feed members of the Israeli Defense Forces, which include two of his grandchildren.
The Bears are backsliding toward a remarkable opportunity. Were the season to end today, they’d draft first overall — a product of the Panthers, owners of the worst record in the NFL, having traded them the pick — and at No. 5.
Don’t become a statistic: Lots of Americans have had at least one package stolen from their homes or cars.
Suspected Mexican cartel leader facing drug charges in Chicago sees Treasury Department freeze his assets
Andrew Hollerich scored a game-high 17 points for Loyola, which is 10-1 in the last 11 Jesuit Cup meetings. Miles Boland added 10 points and five rebounds.
The Bronzeville Trail Task Force met with the city two weeks ago discuss opening at least some parts of the trail.
The Ramblers took back the cup in their 63-37 win over St. Ignatius with a relentless defense that forced a plethora of Wolfpack turnovers in the first half.
Friday’s naturalization ceremony was the first held at the museum.
Unless something changes, they’ll likely have to promote at least one receiver from the practice squad Saturday.
Fields has to do virtually everything better as a passer in the final five games, starting with minimizing turnovers.
That’s a question they’re going to have to answer — if they haven’t already — whether or not there’s a strong trade market for LaVine, a player with all the physical tools but some that too often go unused.
A question posed by Equality Illinois brings to mind a state law that says legislators cannot promise action on a bill in exchange for a contribution.