Dec 17, 2009

Thomson Now State's Biggest Political Football

Thomson Now State's Biggest Political Football

Illinois GOP -- and Quinn's opponent Dan Hynes -- voice their displeasure.

Dec 17, 2009

Illinois Gets Gitmo

Illinois Gets Gitmo

Rural prison to be acquired by federal government, will hold 100 detainees.

Dec 17, 2009

Terrorists in Thomson? How Ironic

Terrorists in Thomson?  How Ironic

The reason Thomson sits mostly empty today: 9/11.

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Chicago Ranked America's Funniest City

Chicago Ranked America's Funniest City

The Second City excels at improvisational and situation-based humor, rather than traditional jokes, study's authors find.

5 Children Wounded in Drive-By Shooting

5 Children Wounded in Drive-By Shooting

At least nine people were killed and more than 35 others wounded in shootings around Chicago from Friday afternoon through early Monday morning.

Wizards Rally Past Bulls 102-93 in Playoff Opener

Wizards Rally Past Bulls 102-93 in Playoff Opener

Nene dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in their playoff opener on Sunday night.

Seabrook Suspended for Game 2 Hit

Seabrook Suspended for Game 2 Hit

The Chicago Blackhawks are already trailing 2-0 in their best of seven series against the St. Louis Blues, and their road to a comeback hit a speed bump on Sunday as the NHL suspended defenseman Brent Seabrook...

"Lucky" Teen Survives 5-Hour Flight in Wheel Well

"Lucky" Teen Survives 5-Hour Flight in Wheel Well

FBI officials say a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii survived the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and...

Chicagoan to Run 35th Straight Boston Marathon

Chicagoan to Run 35th Straight Boston Marathon

A 53-year-old Chicagoan's participation in Monday's Boston Marathon will be especially memorable, and not only because it will be his 35th consecutive run in one of the world's most famous road