The Big News Roll
Grant Park transforms into Lollapalooza this weekend, sending thousands of wristband-wearing festivalgoers downtown for the fest. But, maybe you are of the group that didn’t take a liking to the lineup or didn’t feel like shelling out the cash to spend a weekend with a bunch of sweaty people dancing to whatever Calvin Harris cooks
A man was killed and at least seven other people were wounded in shootings across Chicago on Tuesday. The fatal shooting happened about 10 p.m. on the Near West Side. A 17-year-old boy and two men, ages 49 and 18, were standing on a sidewalk in the 200 block of South Western Avenue when a
Of all the oddities in the Cubs’ marathon win over the Rockies on Tuesday/Wednesday the strangest might have been the 13th-inning decision that led to catcher John Baker’s 16th-inning heroics. On deck in the bottom of the 13th inning, and looking at a possible chance to help win the game there, Baker was
It took longer than any game in franchise history and so many players that a Cubs catcher got the victory pitching in relief. But when Starlin Castro finally drove a line-drive sacrifice fly to right field at just after 1:30 a.m. Wednesday morning against Tyler Matzek, the Cubs celebrated a 4-3, 16-inning victory over
DETROIT — The White Sox’ 52-55 record won’t do much to help his cause, but Jose Abreu’s escalating numbers are ramping up the discussion about his Most Valuable Player credentials. Abreu hit his major-league leading 31st homer on Tuesday night, singled and doubled and with four RBI hiked his majors-leading total to 83 in the
It’s a big month for music. Here’s your calendar view for who to see, where to be each night.
DETROIT — The White Sox decided it was time for Mr. No Decision, Jose Quintana, to get one. The Sox rewarded the 25-year-old left-hander, whose 36 no-decisions are the most in the majors since 2012, with seven runs in the top of the seventh inning, allowing him to check out of their 11-4 victory over
A pair of tap-dancing teens and a dozen musical brothers and sisters — both acts with ties to Chicago — are hoping their performances Tuesday on “America’s Got Talent” will woo enough voters to secure them spots in the NBC talent show’s semi-finals. Sean Jones, 18, of Bloomingdale and Luke Pialis, 17, of Roselle, danced
The Eli’s Cheesecake Mobile will be serving up free slices of cheesecake in honor of National Cheesecake Day.
The instability in the weather, more fall than summer, shows in this Midwest Fishing Report.But it is summer and time for night fishing, such as this on the Chicago River Sunday night. I usually post the sprawling, raw-file online version of the MFR, which appears condensed on the Sun-Times outdoors page, by Tuesday evening. This year I am