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Polish Constitution Day Parade A Time Of Mourning, Celebration

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Polish Constitution Day Parade started with a tribute to the country's late president, Lech Kaczynski, and the 95 others killed in a plane crash l...

FBI Agent Led Double Life In Organized Crime: Investigation

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ben Tran was a dirty FBI agent, one the agency had been investigating for years after they fired him in 2003 for allegedly bribing a government offici...

Daley: Midway Privatization Should Wait For Better Market

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"You need a good market," Daley said, speaking to reporters after marching in the Polish Constitution Day parade downtown Chicago. "So far, we don't t...

Wrigley Field Toyota Sign Could Be Up By May 10

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An illuminated Toyota sign rising high above the Wrigley Field bleachers could be up in time for the Cubs' May 10 game against the Florida Marlins, bu...

LeBron James Bulls Jerseys Were On Sale At NBA Store

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Anyone who's been near a computer or television recently knows that there's been some speculation about the fate of a certain LeBron James, and where ...

After Burge Trial, Chicago's Congressmen Say 'Not Enough'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Following the conviction of former police commander Jon Burge, members of Chicago's congressional delegation are sponsoring legislation to lift the st...

Torture Victim Names Burge, Mayor Daley In Lawsuit

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A man who claims former Chicago police Lt. Jon Burge tortured him into falsely confessing to murder has filed a sweeping civil suit th...

Fox Chicago Report Suggests That Libraries Are A Waste Of Taxpayer Money

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a provocative six-minute segment, Fox Chicago News sparked a debate that is catching fire nationwide: with the city facing a serious budget shortfa...

Blagojevich Trial: Rod And Patti Spent $400,000 On Clothes Over Six Years

AP | MIKE ROBINSON and MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Rod and Patti Blagojevich spent more than $400,000 on clothes including tailored suits, custom-made shirts, furs and once even topped ...

Where is LeBron Going? Everyone Knows

Matt Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Matt Littman

Everyone seems to be 100% sure as to where LeBron will go. They have sources "inside the NBA" or "close to LeBron." Their sources are impeccable, unimpeachable, and almost certainly, wrong.

Kris Versteeg Trade: Blackhawks Deal Versteeg To Toronto In Salary-Cap Move

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired right winger Kris Versteeg from the Stanley Cup champion Chicago in a five-player trade Wednesday, th...

My Achilles Heel

Gena Grish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Gena Grish

"Greek God" is neither Greek, nor a God per say, but I swear to you ladies, his body is what the Greek Gods were modeled after. This man is universally handsome.

Oprah Most Powerful Celebrity: Reclaims Title From Angelina Jolie

Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Oprah Winfrey is the year's big winner. After being ousted by Angelina Jolie on last year's list (Jolie dropped to No. 18 this year), the Queen of all...

Chicago Wal-Mart Approved By City Council

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago City Council unanimously approved the construction of a Wal-Mart super-center on the city's South Side, ending a six-year stalemate. Loca...

Burge Verdict Won't Bring Change, Say South Siders

WBEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald says yesterday's conviction of Jon Burge sends a message that the former Chicago police lieutenant's conduct is unacc...

Invest in Those Who Can Save Us

Elena Quintana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Elena Quintana

There is a foolish expectation that after so many incarcerations, relapses, and failures to succeed in the mainstream, a person may never amount to anything that will serve the larger society.

Chicago Bulls Jockeying For LeBron, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — So, King James, would you like to get the royal treatment in your idol's old hometown and help the Windy City rekindle the joy of the ...

Countrywide SUED For Racism, Accused Of Steering Minorities Into Risky Mortages

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Attorney General Lisa Madigan filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Countrywide, alleging the fallen mortgage industry giant discriminated a...

Louis Farrakhan: Jews Have 'Undeniable Record' Of Black Oppression

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan has written the leaders of more than a dozen major U.S. Jewish groups and denominations seeki...

CPS School Closings: Huberman Will Involve Parents And Community Leaders Earlier In Process

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Bowing to complaints about a secretive process for determining school closings, Chicago Public Schools CEO Ron Huberman today unveiled plans to involv...

New Poll: Illinois Senate, Governor's Races Show Little Movement In April

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A new poll released Friday by Rasmussen Reports showed little movement in the two ticket-topping races in Illinois. In the governor's race, Republica...

Axelrod: No One Is Trying To 'Muscle' Alexi Out Of Senate Race

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Alexi GIannoulias has been getting some much-needed backing from the White House in recent days. For months, since news broke that his family's Broad...

Arizona Legislators Leave Door Open For Cubs Spring Training Departure

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

MESA, Ariz. — Mesa's status as the Chicago Cubs spring training home is in jeopardy now that the Arizona Legislature has adjourned without passi...

United, Continental Airlines Closing In On Merger

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DALLAS — United Airlines and Continental Airlines Inc. are moving closer to announcing as early as Monday that they will combine to form the wor...

Judge Won't Subpoena Obama In Blagojevich Case

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A federal judge refused on Friday to approve a subpoena calling for President Barack Obama to testify at the political corruption tria...