Former Mayor Richard M. Daley leaves Northwestern Memorial Hospital in February. File Photo. | Ashlee Rezin/for Sun-Times Daley won’t testify Richard M. Daley will not take the witness stand. After reviewing the former mayor’s medical records, lawyers for the Park Grill restaurant withdrew their subpoena calling him to testify in City Hall’s lawsuit to break
Demonstrators are kept back by Chicago police at the Coalition for Justice in Palestine counter protest Tuesday afternoon outside the pro-Israel rally. | Michael Schmidt/Sun-Times Hundreds from both sides rally outside Israeli consulate On one side of the street, hundreds of Israeli supporters holding blue and white flags gathered. On the other, pro-Palestinian activists stared
A video popped up on Reddit Thursday afternoon showing a very young Kanye West rapping at Fat Beats, a now-closed New York City record store.
People lay flowers and light candles outside the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kiev, Ukraine. | Sergei Supinsky/Getty Images LIVE UPDATES: Plane crashes in Ukraine A Malaysia Airlines jet originating from Amsterdam has been destroyed while flying over Ukraine. Fingers were quickly pointed between pro-Russia separatist rebels and the Ukrainian government as the world tried
Hard to believe it’s been ten years already, old bean. | Sun-Times File Photo Happy birthday, Millennium Park! The late Maggie Daley called the park the “soul of Chicago.” Pretty good for a site that as recently as the ’90s was a gritty eyesore of railroad tracks and badly maintained parking. The park, which turns
Toni Preckwinkle rules out Rahm challenge Adding more intrigue to Chicago’s mayoral contest, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said today she will not run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel. “I have decided to rule out a run for Mayor of Chicago in 2015 because I made a commitment to reform Cook County’s criminal justice system,
Drummer Tommy Ramone, the last surviving original member of The Ramones, died Friday at his home in Queens, New York.
Fans celebrate behind an ESPN reporter outside the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. | Mark Duncan/AP Photo A busy day in the NBA First, it was The Decision. Now, it’s The Return. With the news of LeBron James’ “Decision 2.0,” suddenly there is some light in a city that hasn’t seen a championship in any
When something exciting happens, people on the internet trip over themselves to crack jokes. Some jokes are good, some are bad.