Hundreds of miles from its turbulent center, superstorm Sandy’s outer bands were violent enough to rip up near-record high waves Tuesday on Lake Michigan, sending a community of avid surfers in Chicago into the cold, churning waters despite warnings from city officials.
After a weeklong strike over job security and evaluation procedures, it all comes down to this: Are Chicago teachers satisfied enough with a proposed contract deal that they will vote to end their walkout?
Francisco Liriano took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Paul Konerko homered and drove in three runs Saturday, and the Chicago White Sox stayed on top of the AL Central with a 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins.
Chicago slugger Adam Dunn will return to the White Sox lineup against Minnesota on Saturday for the first time since straining a muscle on his right side more than a week ago.
After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.
Many who supported Obama in 2008 did so because they believed that he would help black Americans. The criticism four years later is that having a black president in the White House hasn’t helped African Americans at all.
When “Chicago” opens Tuesday night at the Ordway Center for Performing Arts, audiences will be graced with a very familiar face.
What was Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy thinking when he thought that anyone cares about what he thinks about same-sex marriage? Whatever Cathy’s reasoning, he has a lot to learn about the separation of his business and the unnecessary preaching of his morality.
A missing man from Plainview was found dead in Wisconsin after being in an apparent car crash.
The vitality of the Twin Cities’ cultural community is showcased on stage in summer, 2012.
Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn’t been on the job this summer.
For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.
Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.
What’s summer without a soundtrack? Here are some classics to keep you groovin’ when the temperature rises.
The President’s visits often come with a hefty price tag for cities in both security costs and time misspent by police forces.