Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 06:20 PM CST

Team Officials: JRW Still Champions

Team Officials: JRW Still Champions

Officials with the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars on Thursday claimed the team is still national champions of the Little League World Series, despite the league's decision to strip them of their title Wednesday...

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 02:55 PM CST

The Tale of Jackie Robinson West

The Tale of Jackie Robinson West

A look back at the journey of the Jackie Robinson West Little League team.

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 01:54 PM CST

Indiana Little League Team Says It Feels Cheated by JRW Scandal

Indiana Little League Team Says It Feels Cheated by JRW Scandal

Players on the New Albany Little League All-Stars team from southern Indiana, who lost to Jackie Robinson West in the Great Lakes championship, say they feel cheated by the recent boundary scandal.

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 11:56 AM CST

Survey: Was Stripping JRW of Title a Right Call?

Survey: Was Stripping JRW of Title a Right Call?

Chicago's Jackie Robinson West Little League team was stripped of its Little League World Series national championship title.

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 05:04 PM CST

JRW Stripped of Little League World Series Title

JRW Stripped of Little League World Series Title

National title handed to the Mountain Ridge Little League team of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 at 10:12 PM CST

Chicago Mom Alleges Residency Issue in Evergreen Park

Chicago Mom Alleges Residency Issue in Evergreen Park

The suburban coach who asked Little League officials to investigate Jackie Robinson West for residency violations has now had a similar claim made against his own team.

About Us
NBCChicago congratulates the hard working boys of the Jackie Robinson West all stars who earned top honors among U.S. Little League teams when they captured the championship in August. Congrats!
Top Stories
Emanuel Proposes Solutions to Clean Up Budget Mess

Emanuel Proposes Solutions to Clean Up Budget Mess

Chicago school and city officials detailed $200 million in cuts — including layoffs, scaled-back maintenance and reduced transportation — to the nation's third-largest school district Wednesday, one day...

Emanuel Announces 1,400 CPS Layoffs

Emanuel Announces 1,400 CPS Layoffs

The interim CEO of Chicago Public Schools says approximately 1,400 jobs will be impacted after the district had to borrow money to make a $634 million pension payment.

House Defeats 1-Month Emergency Budget; Battle Continues

House Defeats 1-Month Emergency Budget; Battle Continues

Democrats pushed Wednesday for a one-month spending plan they said would allow critical services to continue as Illinois enters a new fiscal year, but its passage was questionable as Republicans said it...

Saad a "Little Bit Shocked" by Trade to Blue Jackets

Saad a "Little Bit Shocked" by Trade to Blue Jackets

Brandon Saad was unexpectedly traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night, and the winger admitted that he was a "little bit shocked" by the move.

U.S. Probes Possible Airline Collusion to Raise Fares

U.S. Probes Possible Airline Collusion to Raise Fares

The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. The civil antitrust...

Former Illinois Treasurer Employees Sue Over Firings

Former Illinois Treasurer Employees Sue Over Firings

Three former state employees allege in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that then-Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them in 2014 in retaliation after they offered damaging evidence in a sexual harassment investigation...