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  • Quinn: Agencies must follow hiring rules

    SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn deflected blame for state hiring problems Tuesday, saying agencies must follow anti-patronage hiring rules – eve ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Kincaid mayor quits after charges

    KINCAID – The mayor of Kincaid in central Illinois has resigned after he was charged with allegedly violating an order of protection and possessing dr ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:05 pm
  • Judges blast states’ gay marriage bans

    CHICAGO – Federal appeals judges bristled on Tuesday at arguments defending gay marriage bans in Indiana and Wisconsin, with one Republican appointee ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Law vs. pregnancy discrimination signed

    CHICAGO – New guidelines aimed at preventing workplace discrimination against pregnant women were signed into law this week by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • EPA: Oil spill seeped to area canal

    CICERO – The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is seeking enforcement action against a Cicero company after an oil spill reached a nearby canal ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Father charged after 3-year-old shot in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Authorities have charged the father of a 3-year-old Chicago boy after he was shot in the head at a West Side home.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Chief justice talks to incoming law students

    CHAMPAIGN – The Illinois Supreme Court’s chief judge is among the justices touring the state’s nine law schools to talk about and administer a pledge ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Pediatricians’ Rx for schools: Later start times

    CHICAGO – Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.Delaying th ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Vice president campaigns for Illinois governor

    CHICAGO – Vice President Joe Biden is in Chicago to make a push for the minimum wage and fundraise for Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Quinn vetoes Illinois ridesharing regulations

    CHICAGO – Taxicab companies and others seeking statewide regulation of the emerging ridesharing industry pushed for a legislative override Monday afte ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Lynch to get big opportunity in preseason finale

    LAKE FOREST – Nine Bears were healthy scratches in last week’s preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks. Aside from quarterback David Fales, who di ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • BC-BBA--White Sox

    NEW YORK – Chris Sale was in complete control at Yankee Stadium, all set to end the White Sox’s losing streak. And then the ball glanced off Dayan Vic ...
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Cubs’ Wada tosses six hitless innings

    CHICAGO – Tsuyoshi Wada was disappointed he didn’t pitch better when he was in the Baltimore Orioles organization.
    Aug. 24, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Arkush: Chicago Football no longer to use offensive 'Redskins'

    There are no other sports and very few businesses in America that are as successful as the National Football League.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:36 am
  • Chris Conte, and other questions to be answered

    It’s time for the third and most important preseason game on the schedule – the longest we’ll see Bears starters before the regular season begins.
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Cubs win in suspended game

    CHICAGO – This gives new meaning to a win that was a long-time coming for the Cubs.After two days, t ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Cubs outlast Giants 2-0 in rain-shortened game

    CHICAGO – Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants, 2-0, on Tuesda ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 1:55 am
  • Pre-Seahawks practice crucial for safety Conte

    LAKE FOREST – The Bears returned to Halas Hall for practice Monday, four days before taking on the Seattle Seahawks in the always pivotal third presea ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Flores leads Niese and Mets to 7-3 win over Cubs

    NEW YORK – Wilmer Flores provided a spark with his bat and glove, leading Jonathon Niese and the New York Mets to a 7-3 victory over the Cubs on Satur ...
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • Blue Jays rally to beat White Sox, 6-3

    CHICAGO – Melky Cabrera’s two-run double in the seventh inning lifted the Toronto Blue Jays to a 6-3 victory over the White Sox on Saturday night.
    Aug. 16, 2014 - 11:27 pm

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