blogabull — The guys discuss the Bulls' rough last four games as well as Derrick Rose's press conference, while using Nikola Mirotic has a beacon of hope for the future. From Mitch and Nillz: We're back with another episode, featuring both E and Sg. Tibs from GoWhere. Listen in as we cover the...
chicagotribune — A 58-year-old man died Thursday afternoon while in custody at Cook County Jail on the city's West Side, said officials.
chicagoist — “They need to get started,” Emanuel said. “I was clear and unambiguous with the ownership about that.” [ more › ]
chicagotribune — The man poking his head out of the water had one hand on the dock, but he was losing his grip after several minutes in the Chicago River this morning, large ice chunks floating feet away.
chicagotribune — A man believed to be in his 20s was killed in an early-morning crash in the West Englewood neighborhood, authorities said.
chicagoist — Oliver Purnell's DePaul men's basketball squads won't be mistaken for the teams from Ray Meyer's glory years but Purnell enters the university's record books as the coach who led DePaul to 1,400th win in the program's history with a win against Florida Atlantic. [ more › ]
chicagotribune — Jan Lyons was waiting to buy a $1 Mega Millions lottery ticket Thursday when she decided to up her odds and purchase two.
chicagoist — Prepare for an appearance by the Snow Miser tonight. [ more › ]
chicagotribune — While police are known for giving some leeway to speeders, The Tribune found that Illinois State Police tend to be generous on area interstates â€“ often waiting to ticket drivers until they hit 80 mph.
chicagotribune — A 26-year-old man was shot early this morning in the Southwest Side's Ashburn neighborhood, authorities said.
abclocal.go — A gunman who allegedly shot an Arlington Heights police officer was shot by police after he barricaded himself in a home and held took a woman hostage in northwest suburban Arlington Heights Thursday night.
chicagoist — Did Hell freeze over along with the city the past couple days? [ more › ]
chicagobusiness — (Bloomberg) — McDonald's Corp. is testing a mobile application in 1,000 stores as it tries to lure younger diners at a time when U.S. sales are struggling.
chicagotribune — Analyst sees improvement but warns market is watching courts— Illinois taxpayers saw the first fruits of a massive government worker pension overhaul Thursday, saving $20 million because the new law helped lower the cost of borrowing money for roads, schools and public works projects, officials said.
abclocal.go — In northwest suburban Arlington Heights, a police officer was shot after responding to what was described as "a domestic situation."
chicagoist — The Evanston hot dog palace is bringing back a classic creation that may have Guy Fieri pissing his pants in fear. [ more › ]
chicagotribune — Claims she was fired for reporting sexual assault to DCFSA former teacher at Hales Franciscan High School has sued the Bronzeville school and its principal, alleging she was fired for notifying authorities that a female student reported being sexually assaulted by two male students.
chicagotribune — WASHINGTON -- Fifteen of the 18 House members from Illinois voted today in favor of the federal budget deal, which passed 332-94.
chicagotribune — A new holiday Divvy bike wrapped like a candy cane arrived at Daley Plaza on Thursday.
chicagotribune — DNA evidence helped Chicago police arrest a convicted felon in the cold-case murder of an elderly woman in her Rogers Park apartment more than 25 years ago.
chicagoist — While the protests went on outside CTA headquarters, the agency released a statement supporting the picket. [ more › ]
news.uchicago.edu — David Biron’s lab contains arrays of microscopes in darkened rooms, all focused on tiny worms in various stages of development. These worms have cameras trained on them day and night, generating tens of millions of images and hours of video footage. “Animal behavior is fascinating to me,” said Biron, assistant...
chicagoist — We already spoke about our excitement to see The Breeders this weekend at the Metro, so it isn't any surprise they've made an appearance lately on the office stereo. [ more › ]
chicagoist — That's $104,765 or 1,976 bone in filet mignons at Jordan's steak house. [ more › ]
beachwoodreporter — "Despite a 1990 state law requiring that African-American history be taught in public schools, the subject has been taught sporadically in Chicago, often coming up only during Black History Month or to mark the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday," the Tribune reports. "On Wednesday, Chicago Public Schools unveiled a new curriculum...