| Oct 2, 2012
| 9:43 AM
Washington Nationals clinch NL East crown as D.C. celebrates its first first-place baseball team since 1933
His shirt already soaked through, Ryan Zimmerman grabbed a bottle of Dom Perignon 2002 and plodded forward on the squishy carpet of the Washington...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 3:44 PM
“PIX11 NEWS CLOSEUP” will mark its 20th year on the air with its 970th broadcast on Sunday, October 28th. The recipient of numerous awards, including three Emmy Awards, “PIX11 NEWS CLOSEUP” has a loyal following of viewers who...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 1:16 PM
Human nature being what it is, one of our greatest motivators is self-interest. It’s probably a corollary of the survival instinct, and hard-wired into us in order to perpetuate the species. One of the fine arts of politics is to harness the self-...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 11:11 AM
Roosevelt University students and faculty are leading a letter-writing campaign to urge U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk to combat violence by pushing for more counselors, not armed police, in Chicago schools.
More than 15 Roosevelt students,...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:31 PM
Nationals vs. Phillies: Michael Morse hits two homers as Washington lowers magic number to three
Adam Kilgore, The Washington Post, Thursday, September 27, 10:50 PM
PHILADELPHIA — They had a Cy Young candidate on the mound, living history in...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 12:05 PM
America is full of baseball pilgrimages and road trips. Fenway Park in Boston turns 100 this year. Wrigleyville, the neighborhood around Wrigley Field in Chicago is the best baseball neighborhood in the country. California has five major league teams to...
| Mar 6, 2012
Don Mincher, a 13-year veteran of the major leagues who played with the 1972 World Series champion Oakland Athletics and had stints with the Angels, Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers, Seattle Pilots and Washington Senators, died Sunday at his home in...
| Apr 28, 2012
Five-time World Series champion
Moose Skowron, 81, a five-time World Series champion with the New York Yankees and the Dodgers and one of only two players to hit three home runs in the seventh games of World Series, died Friday of...
| Jul 10, 2012
In response to a Tribune story detailing widespread problems in the manufacture of dietary supplements, Sens. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., have sent letters to three major supplement organizations asking them to spell out their...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:36 AM
As the battle wages on over the safety of feeding antibiotics to livestock for growth promotion, a new report reveals yet another source of unregulated antibiotics in American animal feed--spent ethanol grain.
The new report by advocacy group the...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 2:26 PM
WASHINGTON — Penn State football coach Joe Paterno lost his job and the chance at the nation's highest civilian honor.
U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey and Bob Casey rescinded their Medal of Freedom nomination for Paterno in the wake of the child abuse...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 1:49 PM
Smack-dab in the middle of the Chicago Blackhawks' dressing room is a large rug with the Indian head logo on it. It's considered a no-fly (okay, no walk) zone and anyone who treads on it will get a quick rebuke from one of the players.
Even with the...