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Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 08:22 PM CDT

David Accam Scores Awesome Goal vs. Orlando

David Accam Scores Awesome Goal vs. Orlando

The Chicago Fire went into Saturday’s match against Orlando SC at Toyota Park trying to keep their eight game unbeaten streak alive, and David Accam made sure that their effort got off to a great start with a...

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 01:31 PM CDT

Illinois Could Be First State With 'Junk' Credit

Illinois Could Be First State With 'Junk' Credit

Illinois is on track to become the first U.S. state to have its credit rating downgraded to "junk" status, which would deepen its multibillion-dollar deficit and cost taxpayers more for years to come.

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 05:00 PM CDT

White Sox Retire Mark Buehrle's Number

White Sox Retire Mark Buehrle's Number

In an emotional pregame ceremony at Guaranteed Rate Field, the Chicago White Sox retired Mark Buehrle’s jersey number on Saturday afternoon.

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 11:24 AM CDT

Obama Foundation Seeks Library Construction Management Firms

Obama Foundation Seeks Library Construction Management Firms

The Obama Foundation is looking for firms interesting in managing construction for the planned presidential library in Chicago.

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 07:28 PM CDT

CIA Chief: Intel Leaks on the Rise, Cites Leaker 'Worship'

CIA Chief: Intel Leaks on the Rise, Cites Leaker 'Worship'

CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America's secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the "worship" of leakers like Edward Snowden. "In some ways, I do think it's accelerated,"...

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 06:45 PM CDT

Poll: Dems, GOP Divided on Virginia Shooting Motivation

Poll: Dems, GOP Divided on Virginia Shooting Motivation

Data from this month’s NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows that partisan identity significantly affected how Americans viewed the shooting on Republican lawmakers at a congressional baseball practice in...

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 06:31 PM CDT

Jon Lester Settles In, Leads Cubs Over Marlins

Jon Lester Settles In, Leads Cubs Over Marlins

Jon Lester gave up a three-run homer to J.T. Realmuto in the first inning and then settled down to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 Saturday afternoon.

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 09:46 AM CDT

Consumer Issues Stemming From the GOP Health Care Initiative

Consumer Issues Stemming From the GOP Health Care Initiative

Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to...

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 05:44 PM CDT

Home Run Barrage Sinks White Sox as A's Roll

Home Run Barrage Sinks White Sox as A's Roll

Matt Olson hit his first two major league home runs, Jaycob Brugman and Franklin Barreto also launched their first career shots and the Oakland Athletics routed the Chicago White Sox 10-2 on Saturday.

Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 at 09:45 PM CDT

Bond Denied for Man Charged in 'Peeping Tom Incidents'

Bond Denied for Man Charged in 'Peeping Tom Incidents'

Bond was denied to a man facing home invasion and sexual abuse charges in connection with two "peeping Tom" incidents earlier this month, according to Chicago police.

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