- Schwarber hits 2-run HR to power Cubs past Reds 5-4 Updated: Sep-02-15 1:08 am
CHICAGO - Rookie Kyle Schwarber put an end to the first slump of his major league career on Tuesday night.
- Schwarber hits 2-run HR to power Cubs past Reds 5-4 Updated: Sep-02-15 12:53 am
CHICAGO - Burke Badenhop's consecutive innings streak without allowing a home run ended at an unfortunate time for the Cincinnati Reds.
- The Latest: Search goes on for suspect in officer's slaying Updated: Sep-01-15 11:01 pm
FOX LAKE, Illinois - The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local):
- Baez among 4 players added to roster by Cubs Updated: Sep-01-15 7:23 pm
CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs have added infield prospect Javier Baez and three others from Triple-A Iowa before Tuesday night's game against the Cincinnati Reds.
- Southwest jet diverts after passengers become disorderly Updated: Sep-01-15 7:01 pm
AMARILLO, Texas - Six people face federal charges after the cabin crew and passengers of a Southwest Airlines flight said they behaved in such an aggressive and hostile manner that the flight made an unscheduled landing in Amarillo, Texas.
- Legionnaires' outbreaks not unusual in summer & early fall Updated: Sep-01-15 4:14 pm
CHICAGO - Legionnaires' disease has been reported in a handful of states this summer, leading to 19 deaths and more than 100 illnesses. The unrelated cases are part of a typical pattern seen with a disease that tends to appear in warm weather and is mostly dangerous for people who already are sick or weakened.
- Custody fight to focus on Illinois mom's role in 2003 deaths Updated: Sep-01-15 4:02 pm
CHICAGO - An Illinois woman convicted of child endangerment in the 2003 drowning deaths of her three children is fighting a state agency's decision to take away the three children she has had since serving five years in prison for the conviction.
- Judge declines to hold Illinois in contempt on payments Updated: Sep-01-15 1:13 pm
CHICAGO - A U.S. judge has cited Illinois' efforts in recent days to make court-ordered payments to social-service providers in deciding not to hold the state in contempt.
- Southwest flight diverted after passengers become disorderly Updated: Sep-01-15 9:02 am
CHICAGO - Southwest Airlines says a Chicago-bound flight has been diverted to Texas after a group of passengers became disorderly.
- Chicago sues former red light camera operator Updated: Sep-01-15 3:34 am
CHICAGO - The city of Chicago has filed a $300 million lawsuit against the former operator of its red light cameras, alleging the program was built on bribery.
- Castro's 2 errors in 9th lead to Reds' 13-6 in over Cubs Updated: Sep-01-15 1:11 am
CHICAGO - Joe Maddon is ready to move on after a sloppy ninth inning.
- Reds call up Duvall, Lorenzen from Triple-A Louisville Updated: Aug-31-15 7:54 pm
CHICAGO - After placing outfielder Brennan Boesch on the disabled list with an ankle contusion late Sunday, the Cincinnati Reds promoted outfielder/infielder Adam Duvall from Triple-A Louisville on Monday.
- Bears secondary gets overhaul as preseason winds down Updated: Aug-31-15 6:47 pm
LAKE FOREST, Illinois - The Chicago Bears knew they would have an entirely new defensive scheme when they open the season against Green Bay in two weeks. Now they will have an entirely new secondary, too.
- West Nile virus kills elderly man from Chicago south suburb Updated: Aug-31-15 4:53 pm
OAK FOREST, Illinois - The Cook County Department of Public Health says a man in his early 90s from the south Chicago suburbs has died after contracting West Nile virus.
- Chicago schools CEO wants 5 hires for total $900K salary Updated: Aug-31-15 12:18 pm
CHICAGO - The head of Chicago Public Schools has recommended the district spend more than $900,000 to hire five senior level employees. It's a move that comes after CEO Forrest Claypool said he cut expenses and laid off nine senior aides to save the cash-strapped district $1 million annually.
- Second City says fire cancels this week's shows Updated: Aug-31-15 12:02 pm
CHICAGO - The Second City comedy theater says last week's fire that destroyed its Chicago offices has forced the cancellation of this week's performances.
- Judge acquits Chicago lawyer of coaching lies Updated: Aug-31-15 11:43 am
CHICAGO - A federal judge has acquitted a high-profile Chicago attorney at a rare trial of a lawyer on multiple counts of perjury and obstruction-of-justice charges for allegedly coaching clients and witnesses to lie.
- Fire destroys nearly century-old bowling alley in Chicago Updated: Aug-31-15 9:55 am
CHICAGO - A three-alarm fire has destroyed a nearly century-old bowling alley on Chicago's North Side.
- Sun stave off elimination with 72-68 win over Chicago Sky Updated: Aug-30-15 9:51 pm
ROSEMONT, Illinois - Kelsey Bone scored 25 points and Connecticut kept its slim playoff hopes alive by erasing a nine-point, fourth-quarter deficit to earn a 72-68 win over the short-handed Chicago Sky on Sunday night.
- Saladino lifts White Sox to 6-5 win over Mariners Updated: Aug-30-15 8:30 pm
CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox have turned to several rookies during their lackluster season.
- Branagh, Kropp win AVP Kingston Chicago Open Updated: Aug-30-15 7:39 pm
CHICAGO - Nicole Branagh and Jenny Kropp won the AVP Kingston Chicago Open on Sunday, beating Kim DiCello and Kendra Van Zwieten 21-16, 21-19.
- Report: Charities received little of millions company raised Updated: Aug-30-15 4:37 pm
CHICAGO - A newspaper report says a for-profit telemarketing company raised roughly $5 million at Chicago area call centers for U.S. charities, but the charities received a fraction of the money.
- Charges announced in Robbins crash that killed parents Updated: Aug-30-15 2:43 pm
ROBBINS, Illinois - Cook County authorities say two people have been charged for allegedly drag racing in suburban Chicago and causing a crash which killed a couple and injured their three children.
- Scientists help when suburban corpse flower doesn't bloom Updated: Aug-30-15 1:52 pm
GLENCOE, Illinois - A rare foul-smelling flower expected to bloom this week had to get an assist from scientists when it didn't open at the Chicago Botanic Garden.
- Illinois investigates parole board members' bankruptcies Updated: Aug-30-15 1:44 pm
BELLEVILLE, Illinois - Illinois is investigating bankruptcy filings by two state parole board members after recent newspaper reports highlighting the personal financial problems of several political appointees.