| Oct 7, 2011
| 11:30 AM
SAN DIEGO--Snowboarders From all over the world were in Carlsbad for the premiere of Burton Snowboards new movie, "Standing Sideways."
The movie features Burton team riders, doing some of best snowboard maneuvers and was shot in backcountry locations all...
| Jan 9, 2011
| 7:30 PM
U.S. Rep. Danny Davis said his office received an e-mail threat on Sunday.
"It was some person who emailed one of my staff persons and said that 'Danny Davis is next,'" Davis said. Davis, a Chicago Democrat, said the Capitol Police and Chicago police...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 10:56 AM
WGN-TV, with the Chicago Tribune and City Club of Chicago, will be hosting a live broadcast of a major mayoral debate from its north side studio, Thursday, January 27, 2011, at 7 p.m. Confirmed participants are candidates (in alphabetical order) Gery...
| May 31, 2011
| 3:39 PM
Before Rod Blagojevich’s retrial ended for the day, the former governor addressed in the most detail yet the charges he tried to sell Barack Obama’s Senate seat.
Blagojevich denied interest after his brother, Robert, the former governor&...
| Nov 13, 2010
Rahm Emanuel officially announced Saturday what everyone has known since he quit his job as White House chief of staff, hugged President Barack Obama and returned to Chicago: He's in.
To the surprise of no one, Emanuel, who has long talked about his...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn and other leading Democrats called today for the resignation of a state lawmaker from Chicago who won a House primary one week after being arrested on federal bribery charges.
The growing pressure on state Rep. Derrick Smith contrasts with...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 9:50 AM
SPRINGFIELD--The Illinois House opened a special investigation today into a Chicago Democrat charged in federal court with taking a cash bribe.
But Rep. Derrick Smith, a West Side Democrat, didn't show up.
Smith faces the first House probe since then-...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 5:37 AM
Protesting the closing of a South Side mental health clinic, patients, advocates and staff held a rally that continued through Saturday night.
Demonstrators took shelter in about 10 tents that remained outside the Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic despite...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:07 PM
Metra has postponed the awarding of a contract to build the $141 million Englewood Flyover rail bridge on the South Side, a project that drew complaints today from three local congressmen that the project lacks adequate minority participation.
| Nov 12, 2006
Rahm Emanuel was seething.
He was hurtling down an asphalt road in upstate New York on the 47th trip of his ferocious campaign to win back the House. A lecture, even from his friend James Carville, was the last thing he needed.
In just 12 days, Emanuel'...
| Nov 23, 2009
The public memorial for Chicago school board President Michael Scott gave a platform for prominent figures to share memories, but the event also allowed West Side residents to say goodbye to one of their own.
Longtime resident Calvin Muhammad never met...
| Jan 9, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Shaun White conquered the halfpipe at Mammoth on Saturday afternoon. Vancouver? Bring it on. With his snowboarding Grand Prix win, White made the U.S. Olympic team, the first to do so on the men's side. (On Wednesday, Kelly Clark clinched......