Oct 2, 2009

Forget Barack, Michelle Obama Leads Olympic Charge

Forget Barack, Michelle Obama Leads Olympic Charge

Just as she wowed London school girls with her humble roots and her story of regular-girl-turned-first lady, Michelle Obama looks to do the same in her individual pitches to IOC members and presentation on...

Oct 2, 2009

Obama Tied to Olympics, Win or Lose

Obama Tied to Olympics, Win or Lose

President Obama’s hometown allies have brought Chicago to the brink of landing the 2016 Olympic Games, but after Obama makes the city’s case before the International Olympic Committee Friday morning in...

Aug 11, 2010

Chicagoans Stunned by First Round Loss

Chicagoans Stunned by First Round Loss

The air went out of the crowd at Daley Plaza upon hearing the news.

Oct 1, 2009

Olympic Bid Ceremonies Officially Open

Olympic Bid Ceremonies Officially Open

As the IOC bid ceremonies officially kick off, all eyes are on Copenhagen.

Oct 2, 2009

The Olympic Blame Game

The Olympic Blame Game

Win or lose, it's somebody's fault.

Oct 1, 2009

Six Charged With Mob Activity

Six Charged With Mob Activity

Five men and one woman interrupted crews that were attempting to crown the Picasso statue in Daley Plaza with an Olympic laurel on Tuesday.

Sep 30, 2009

Daley Plaza Preps for Olympic Announcement

Daley Plaza Preps for Olympic Announcement

From the crew unloading fencing to the tourists snapping photos to the workers stringing video cables and phone lines, Chicago is getting ready for Friday.

Sep 30, 2009

Oprah: The Party Starts Friday

Oprah: The Party Starts Friday

The world's most powerful TV host held court on her hometown's Olympic spirit.

Sep 30, 2009

First Lady: Chicago "A City That Works Really Well"

First Lady: Chicago "A City That Works Really Well"

Michelle Obama meets with the Chicago 2016 delegation and IOC members in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Sep 30, 2009

Half of IOC Voters Still Undecided

Half of IOC Voters Still Undecided

As of right now, its anybody's guess as to who gets the Games.

Top Stories
Lineup Changes Questioned in Hawks Loss

Lineup Changes Questioned in Hawks Loss

Joel Quenneville's decision to insert Kris Versteeg and Joakim Nordstrom into the lineup Thursday night has generated a great deal of controversy after the Chicago Blackhawks' 2-1 Game 3 loss to Anaheim.

Man Stabbed, Bludgeoned Mother to Death: Cops

Man Stabbed, Bludgeoned Mother to Death: Cops

A Chicago man is accused of stabbing and bludgeoning his mother to death and hitting his brother with a hammer before trying to run him over during a fight, police said.

Teen Charged in "Ambush" Shooting of 7-Year-Old

Teen Charged in "Ambush" Shooting of 7-Year-Old

Elijah Dace, 7, was shot in the shoulder as he walked in Morgan Park on Wednesday.

Rauner to Introduce Part of "Turnaround Agenda"

Rauner to Introduce Part of "Turnaround Agenda"

Gov. Bruce Rauner plans to introduce legislation Friday to advance a scaled-back version of the pro-business agenda he's been pushing across Illinois for months, setting up another potential showdown with...

Mansion Murder Suspect Captured in Washington

Mansion Murder Suspect Captured in Washington

The man suspected of brutally killing a family of three and their housekeeper in a northwest Washington, D.C., mansion last week was arrested late Thursday night in a traffic stop across town, capping a manhunt...

Fate of Deportee Unclear After Kidney Donation

Fate of Deportee Unclear After Kidney Donation

Man given temporary reprieve from deportation so he can donate organ to his sister could still be sent to Mexico once the procedure is completed.