Old schemes are finding new victims in rideshare drivers and other gig workers, who are being preyed upon for their personal and financial information.
Students from multiple city schools got together to create a mosaic of the Ukrainian flag — created with nearly 5,000 cereal boxes — to break a world record.
The opinions in and around Chicago that inform, analyze, hold power accountable and entertain.
Bally’s play for long-awaited Chicago casino now up to state regulators — but hopes to open temporary site next year face long odds
Bally’s has filed its application with the Illinois Gaming Board seeking approval for a $1.7 billion riverfront casino-resort. The city is hoping a temporary casino can open by next summer. But the board has up to a year to review the application, with the possibility of an extension beyond that.
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Cody Bertrand’s sighting while practicing for an Angler’s Choice tournament on Lake Calumet led to the finding and removal a 22-pound silver carp; plus a primer on what to do in such cases.
The person was taken to the University of Chicago Medical Center in critical condition.
The Sky will enter the 2022 WNBA playoffs an even better team than last year. Here’s a look at some notable numbers from a record-breaking year.
Health experts point to data in Australia, where flu season runs from May through September, to get a sense of what’s possible for Americans. This year by mid-July, nearly 205,000 cases were reported and 181 people have died, according to the data.
Defense attorney Beau Brindley faced perjury and obstruction of justice charges seven years ago in a bench trial before U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber, who cleared the rising-star lawyer.
The shootings include a person seriously wounded by a Chicago police officer in Back of the Yards.
Everything was fine when it was just the two of them during the pandemic, but as the world opens up, it’s clear he doesn’t play well with others.
In 17 games before the break, Copper averaged 13.8 points (44.4% shooting) and 5.1 rebounds. In 12 games since, she was averaging 17.8 points (50% shooting) and 6.8 rebounds.
The Blue Devils’ seniors believe everything is back in its right place now that quarterback Adam Behrens has returned.
The Cubs and Reds played in the second annual Field of Dreams game on Thursday. What’s the next marquee event?
The bicyclist was struck by a black SUV in the 9900 block of South Avenue L, Chicago police said.
Weak buddy-movie premise pairs the tapped-out hero with a geeky partner (Dave Franco).
What “Campaigns, Inc.” could use is a tighter focus on its central characters’ mercenary motivations.
In an expansion of its Chicago operations, the company is leasing space from developer Sterling Bay.
The Obama Foundation reported on its new IRS 990 that in 2021, the foundation collected $159.6 million, down from $171 million in 2020.
Bears coach Matt Eberflus has continued to call his injury “day-to-day” and reiterated Thursday that he should be back soon.
Both players are central to the offense and have missed the last two days of practice, but coach Matt Eberflus says there’s no serious concern.
Family files lawsuit as Pilsen mom remains on life support after I-55 road-rage shooting involving off-duty Chicago cop
Eberflus can’t do much as Smith defies his rules and continues to press for a suitable contract extension or a trade.
Leinenkugel’s is offering incentives (think sunsets) to mark the return of its Sunset Wheat.
Saturday’s Get Your Rear in Gear! charity 5K helps fund local colon cancer screenings, financially supports Chicago area cancer patients, and assists research.
A University of Chicago Crime Lab model offered a way to assign officers, but Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Police Supt. David Brown chose a more timid approach. Ald. Sophia King said if elected mayor, she’ll act more boldly.
“The pandemic changed everything. How we live, how we work and — most notably for public transit agencies — how we get around,” CTA President Dorval Carter Jr. said in a speech at City Club of Chicago Thursday
Dylan Cease completed his 14th straight start with one or no earned runs allowed Thursday.
Parents are asking how schools can justify teaching a radical sex education curriculum when so many of our students are not meeting basic standards of learning in core subjects.