Anybody’s guess A new poll shows Gov. Pat Quinn and challenger Bruce Rauner in a virtual tie heading into the election just five weeks out. It’s gonna be a long five weeks if you own a TV. And what about the Libertarian candidate, Chad Grimm, and his potential effect on Rauner? [Early & Often |
Travelers are stuck at O’Hare International Airport on Friday after a fire at the FAA’s Aurora radar facility brought air travel to a halt. | Brian Jackson / Sun-Times FAA fire fallout Brian Howard, the man accused of setting a fire at the Aurora FAA radar facility last week that continues to disrupt air travel,
Surrounded by a sea of golden leaves in Grant Park, Ryan Corrigan, 28 and Karen Johnson, 26, both of Minneapolis came to Chicago for a vacation to celebrate Karen’s golden birthday today. | Photos by Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times In Millennium Park, Kelly High School Trojans Marching Band members (L to R) Vanessa Flores (senior), John
A bad day to fly. Chicago’s airports were at a standstill all morning and backlogged in the evening after a fire at an FAA radar facility in Aurora. | Al Podgorski / Sun-Times Grounded Operations at O’Hare International Airport and Midway Airport came to a halt Friday morning after an apparently disgruntled contract worker set
Dismantling ‘network of death’ President Obama made his case to the United Nations that the world needs to step up to face ISIS and other radical Islamist groups. And the U.N. listened, passing a binding resolution urging countries to combat recruitment of foreign fighters. [Early & Often] Today’s Commute An unclaimed bag caused some chaos
It’s no secret that this season marks the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field (which was known as Weeghman Park and Cubs Park). But did you know that it once held a ski jumping event in 1944, where participants took off from high behind home plate and landed near second base?
(ELMWOOD PARK) A west suburban man was sentenced to 22 years in federal prison Wednesday for making child pornography with two 16-year-old girls he met in Internet chat rooms. Mark Barreto, 36, of Elmwood Park, pleaded guilty in June to one count of manufacturing child pornography, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney’s office.
A West Side man charged with fatally shooting a man two minutes after he witnessed another shooting in Pilsen in 2012 was ordered held without bond Wednesday. Kyle Howard, 33, faces charges of first-degree murder, aggravated discharge of a firearm at an occupied vehicle, and unlawful use of a weapon by a felon in connection
Sandwich shop franchise Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches became the latest retailer to suffer a customer data breach according to a statement from the company released Wednesday. According to the chain, 14 of the 216 affected locations – full list here – were in the Chicago area. Here’s the company statement: On July 30, 2014, Jimmy
Police are searching for a 13-year-old boy who was last seen begging for money at the 95th Street Red Line station last week. Lawrence Crawford left his home in the 9000 block of South Emerald in Auburn Gresham on Friday, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police. His family reported he was later