| Jul 28, 2013
| 6:21 PM
After being away from his Fire teammates the past month, star goalkeeper Sean Johnson had a simple message for them.
"I'm excited to get back with the team," he said.
He's bringing some hardware with him. Johnson was the backup goalkeeper for the U.S....
| Jul 26, 2013
| 4:32 PM
USA vs. Panama in 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final: The biennial tournament for top national soccer teams from North America, Central America and the Caribbean holds its final match Sunday at Soldier Field in Chicago. Video: Landon Donovan seals US victory...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 10:37 PM
At least six people were killed and dozens more hurt when an unusual November tornado outbreak hopscotched through the Midwest on Sunday, leaving destruction in its wake.
Twisters and thunderstorms more reminiscent of spring than fall savaged...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:35 PM
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Twelve years ago, the Chicago Bears staged a statewide hunt for their new summer home.
They traveled to Charleston, site of Eastern Illinois University, to meet with the mayor. They drove five hours south to Carbondale to check...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 9:42 AM
Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Huntington Beach, where they are cleaning up after a fight broke out following the U.S. Open of Surfing, leading to a two-hour confrontation between police and unruly beachgoers. More photos All of this followed...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 6:32 PM
For live updates from throughout the area, follow us on Twitter @ChiTribPreps. For results, check out the scoreboard. At a game? Join the action using hashtag #TribFB.
FINAL 3A: Stillman Valley 43, St. Joseph-Ogden 41
DEKALB - An offsides...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 9:29 AM
Michelle Beadle has yet to have a testy, hard-to-watch interview with a celebrity in her first year as a correspondent for NBC's "Access Hollywood." She prepared herself for the worst before speaking to actor Russell Crowe and then the "Queen of Pop,"...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 1:18 PM
To understand why live musicians are so important to musical theater, you need only spend some time with "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical," the new seasonal attraction at the Broadway Playhouse, which features a cast of 24 actors but not a...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:52 PM
His coaches say Demarius Reed had been a natural leader on the football field since he was a boy, sporting skills that propelled him from the playing fields of Simeon Career Academy to a spot on the roster at Eastern Michigan University.
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Police investigating the death of former Simeon football player Demarius Reed are looking for anyone who attended a late-night party in an apartment complex near Eastern Michigan University where Reed was found shot.
"We're just looking for people from...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 8:49 AM
At least one person walked past former Simeon football player Demarius Reed after he was shot near the Eastern Michigan University campus, but she thought he was just passed out from a party and continued on, according to police.
At least six other...
| Oct 27, 2013
This is a football city, and that is because we (or most of us) still like to think we live in a rough-and-tumble town. The echo of Carl Sandburg remains strong. He called the city “alive and coarse and strong and cunning” and endowed it...