Court officials turned off extra monitors and used black curtains to block the public and the media from seeing the videos — and the jury — while they were played.
“Nobody’s had experience with this,” said Marty Esgar, a Deerfield High School teacher. “We don’t know how many of our students are going to come with levels of trauma.”
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Reyes legged out his second triple in five games Friday against the Brewers. Reyes’ hustle enabled him to score on an infield hit by Ian Happ to cap a three-run first.
“I think he turns the page quickly,” manager David Ross said of Morel. “I think he wants to be great and perfect, like they all do. I think he’s got this kid-type energy when he plays, it’s on to the next thing.
In Game 1 of the best-of-three first-round series, Dolson hurt the Sky the way she used to help them win. She finished with 13 points and went 3-for-4 from behind the arc.
Danny Golden was released a month after the Beverly shooting that left him paralyzed. He was greeted by cheers from dozens of supporters and loved ones.
A candidate needs money to put images and zingers in TV ads and to amplify them throughout the online world. Darren Bailey still has no money to do that.
The Bears have more than three weeks until their season opener against the 49ers.
Reports of Jenkins’ demise might have been exaggerated. He’s back and highly motivated to win a starting job at a new position.
Both are getting their opportunity to be “the guy” at their position. But they’re also both on the clock to prove themselves.
We love music and are not against music festivals, but they should never have been put in Douglass Park.
A four-star prospect and a pair of teammates are among the area’s top running backs.
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Veteran shortstop shores up need in middle of infield.
19 years after accident left him a quadriplegic, Chicagoan completes swim from Alcatraz to San Francisco shore
Rob Heitz’s swim took about 65 minutes Friday.
Long live the King — Elvis Presley’s unexpected death on Aug. 16, 1977 led to an outpouring of love from Chicagoans.
All-star’s status for Game 2 is up in the air.
One protein that always loves a good marinade is chicken breast, which is essentially a blank slate when it comes to cooking.
The Food and Drug Administration said the new regulation creates a new class of hearing aids that don’t require a medical exam or prescription. They’ll be sold online or over-the-counter at pharmacies and other stores.
Democrats have even gained a half-point lead over Republicans nationwide in the so-called “generic ballot” that asks voters which party they’re inclined to support in congressional elections.
He’ll play slot cornerback, one of the most important in Matt Eberflus’ defensive scheme, to start the season.
Alison Brie and the cast are fantastic, but the story veers unsuccessfully from light to dark to silly.
From Seattle, Patrick Finley and Jason Lieser wonder whether Justin Fields and Cole Kmet is the Bears’ next great connection, what role Teven Jenkins has to play and how Velus Jones can help the team the most.
The custodian recorded a female staff member inside the restroom of Washington Elementary School, Park Ridge police said.
No matter what numbers you look at, the White Sox starter ranks among the very best in baseball this season.