The Big News Roll
Before I met with “Chicago Fire” and “Chicago P.D.” showrunner Matt Olmstead at the TV critics’ press tour in Beverly Hills, I asked fans of the show to tweet and email me their questions about the NBC dramas. You did. I asked. Olmstead answered. Here are your queries, along with a few of mine peppered
Billionaire Ken Griffin, the founder and CEO of Citadel LLC, a hedge fund and financial services firm based in Chicago, has filed for divorce from his wife, Anne Dias Griffin, a hedge-fund executive from France, according to a report in Crain’s Chicago Business. Crain’s quoted a statement from Anne Griffin’s attorney, Robert Stephan Cohen: “Ken
A person was shot Wednesday night in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The person — whose age and gender were not immediately known — suffered a gunshot wound to the neck about 9:25 p.m. in the 6700 block South Artesian Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Hector Alfaro said, citing preliminary information.
Three people are in serious-to-critical condition after a shooting Wednesday night in the Fuller Park neighborhood on the South Side. The shooting happened about 9 p.m. in the 300 block of West 42nd Place, according to police and Fire Media Affairs. One person was transported to Comer Children’s Hospital, and the other two were taken
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. — Jordan Palmer will get “first shot” at the Bears’ No. 2 quarterback job behind Jay Cutler and rookie David Fales will be in the running. But everybody has their eye on Jimmy Clausen. The former Notre Dame All-American, fully recovered from surgery last season and a dreadful stint with the Carolina Panthers, is
Things were getting worse and worse for Mike Olt with the Cubs. He was hitless in his last seven games and 14 at-bats and his average plummeted to .139 with 84 strikeouts. Yes, his 12 homers were second on the team, but he only had 14 more hits besides the ones that left the ballpark.
(BENSENVILLE) A child died after a fire in a northwest suburban home Wednesday afternoon. About 2 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to a brick, one-story home in the 1500 block of West Devon Avenue in Bensenville, according to a statement from the town’s fire protection district. Units began an “aggressive attack” on the fire, which had
Before heading down to Bourbonnais for another Bears training camp at Olivet Nazarene University, cornerback Charles Tillman spoke to the Sun-Times about the upcoming season after an injury-riddled 2013 campaign and his work with Gatorade’s “Beat the Heat” program. Here are some of the highlights: On his health — after triceps and knee injuries —
BOURBONNAIS — Bears linebacker Lance Briggs is in the final year of his contract, and that won’t change any time soon. While continuing his stance against discussing specific players’ contracts, general manager Phil Emery said Wednesday that it would be unusual for the Bears to hand out an extension in the fall. Even talking parameters
Bill Murray, the Wilmette-bred, Second City trained actor and comedic icon has a habit of popping up in the most unexpected/peculiar places. At an engagement party, for instance. Or a bachelor bash. Now he’s done it again, arriving to eat soft serve Tuesday after an enterprising dude in L.A. advertised a “Bill Murray Ice Cream
A Northwestern University employee assigned to write a book about the notorious 1924 murder of a 14-year-old boy by two University of Chicago law students is being sued by the school for taking restricted files. Nina Barrett was assigned to write a book on Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb — two wealthy students who murdered