The Big News Roll
“Quince crossing” ~ A family crosses Columbus Drive on their way to a photo session in Grant Park. | Photos by Richard A. Chapman/Sun-Times Logan Square resident Gerardo Santillanes, waiting to pick his daughter up from class at the Art Institute, looks up from a movie he was watching. His 4-year-old mixed breed dog named
Chicago-based author Marja Mills and her new book, “The Mockingbird Next Door,” have been making news for the past couple of weeks — not all of it flattering. Between 2004 and 2006, the now-51-year-old Mills lived next door to renowned and publicity-shunning “To Kill a Mockingbird” writer Nelle Harper Lee (friends calls her Nelle) and
This map will update through the weekend as shootings in Chicago are confirmed.
A Chicago Lawn man is the second to be charged with the fatal shooting of a 48-year-old cab driver in 2013 on the South Side. Gregory James, 29 of the 6400 block of South Richmond, is charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of forcible murder, according to Chicago Police. Another man, 28-year-old
Dyanne Earley, the former Artistic Director for Marriott Lincolnshire Theatre, died Thursday night at the age of 76 after a long battle with a chronic illness.
Highlights from the Bears’ opening day of training camp at Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais: 1. Rookie Kyle Fuller has two interceptions The first-round pick from Virginia Tech showed his knack for making plays from the start. He jumped in front of Terrence Tolliver to make a diving interception of a Jordan Palmer pass and
Chicago Police have a person in custody Friday in connection with the armed robbery of several passengers on a CTA Orange Line train last week. Police had a male in custody as of 4:30 p.m. Friday, Police News Affairs Officer Veejay Zala said. No further details were available. Two men, one armed with a handgun,
Tyson Foods Inc. says it’s closing three U.S. plants, employing a total 950 workers, which have struggled financially as the company’s product needs have changed.
Police are asking for the public’s help finding a man who went missing Wednesday afternoon from the Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. David Islas, 28, was last seen in the 2600 block of West 42nd Street, according to a missing person alert from Chicago Police. He is described as a 5-foot-7, 160-pound Hispanic
Brandon Wall/Sun-Times Good luck getting out of the Loop today Protesters and underwear-clad cyclists in the Loop will make for some traffic headaches for workers trying to leave the Loop this afternoon. Beginning at 4 p.m., activists will be protesting the Israeli occupation of Palestine at the Daley Center at 50 W. Washington St. Also