The famed film critic died Thursday after a series of health problems that included battles with thyroid and salivary gland cancer. He was 70.
The longtime critic, who celebrated his 46th year with the Sun-Times this week, had been beset with a series of illnesses in recent years, including cancer of the salivary glands.
Famed movie critic Roger Ebert has decided to step back from some of his duties because of a recurrence of cancer and radiation treatment.
A published report says in the near future, the Bulls may not be the only basketball team using the United Center as its home base.
The Boston Teachers Union has taken out a full-page ad in the Friday Chicago Sun-Times, chiding Mayor Rahm Emanuel for what it calls mischaracterizations, when the mayor used their settlement to make a case against Chicago teachers.
The golden age of entertainment on Rush Street is long in the past, but the strip still hosts some nightclubs and music venues that keep that bygone era alive.
A new published report says a popular Chicago Police officer known as the “Mayor of 63rd Street” was the federal mole who snagged many political workers for former state Sen. Rickey Hendon (D-Chicago.)
Drew Peterson is on trial for the murder of one wife and suspected in the disappearance of another, but, he apparently still seems like a catch to some women.
The former Cook County Medical Examiner is speaking out for the first time after being forced from office two months ago.
Former Cicero town president Betty Loren Maltese is suffering from a new legal headache.
On her last day of work at the Chicago Sun-Times, columnist Stella Foster got a hug and kiss from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, just one small part of a day of recognition of her 43-year career at the paper.
It appears that U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) has been thinking about his political future since he has been in the hospital.
Award-winning Chicago Sun-Times reporter Abdon Pallasch is going from reporter to newsmaker, as he has been appointed by Gov. Pat Quinn as assistant Illinois State Budget director.
Paul McGrath, a seasoned Chicago journalist and deputy mayor under Jane Byrne, passed away last week. He was 75.
Law enforcement officials say the Chicago area is among many regions of the U.S. where the heroin problem seems to getting worse among school age youngsters.
The Illinois Judicial Inquiry Board has filed a complaint against a Will County Judge who allegedly surfed the internet before and after hearing court cases looking for pornography.
The man in charge of promoting Chicago conventions and tourism is backpedaling on reports quoting him as saying that the recent crime wave in the city is going to damage his best efforts, unless it is quickly quelled.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel deflected criticism on Monday that his cabinet lacks racial diversity.
A Chicago Police officer is being sued for alleged brutality and is under investigation by the Independent Police Review Authority, two years after an incident on the Northwest Side.
A report out Friday morning indicates extra pay perks in the Chicago firefighters’ contract cost taxpayers more than $80 million last year.
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