Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-Times columnist Stella Foster in her office on her last day at the newspaper after 43 years. (Credit: CBS)

Stella Foster Makes One Last Deadline After 43 Years

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.

CBS 2–08/06/2012

Former U.S. Rep Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: Getty Images)

Report: Rep. Jackson Has Considered Ending Political Career

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.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

Illinois State Capitol

Sun-Times’ Pallasch To Take Over As Assistant Illinois Budget Director

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.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Paul McGrath

Chicago Journalist, Former Deputy Mayor Paul McGrath Dies

Paul McGrath, a seasoned Chicago journalist and deputy mayor under Jane Byrne, passed away last week. He was 75.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Heroin

Report: Heroin Use Among Youngsters Growing Worse In Chicago Area

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.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Gavel, Court, Generic Sized Image

Judge Allegedly Used Courtroom Computer To Access Porn

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.

07/14/2012

Don Welsh

Report: Tourism Chief Backtracks After Reports That Crime Is Hurting Efforts

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.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

City Hall

Emanuel Defends Diversity Of His Top Aides

Mayor Rahm Emanuel deflected criticism on Monday that his cabinet lacks racial diversity.

07/09/2012

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Getty Images)

Lawsuit: Off-Duty Cop Attacked, Pistol-Whipped Couple

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.

CBS Chicago–06/26/2012

Chicago Fire Department

Report: Perks Jack Up Firefighters’ Average Salaries To $104,000 A Year

A report out Friday morning indicates extra pay perks in the Chicago firefighters’ contract cost taxpayers more than $80 million last year.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Patrick Kane. (Credit: Terrez Owens.)

Bernstein: Kane’s Problems Are Real

It took until Veintinueve de Mayo, but we finally heard from the Blackhawks.

670 The Score–05/30/2012

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Sun-Times Parent Company Buys Reader

The parent company of the Chicago Sun-Times has purchased the Chicago Reader, reportedly for slightly under $3 million.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

Tom Ricketts. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Ricketts Tap-Dancing Around The Truth

I’m sure he’s saying some of his best friends are black.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2012

Motel Room

New Names, Owners For 2 Streeterville Hotels

Two hotels in Streeterville have new names and owners, and will soon be undergoing major renovations.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2012

Conrad Black

Media Mogul Conrad Black Released From Prison

Media mogul Conrad Black has been released from prison, having completed about three of his 6 1/2–year sentence for defrauding investors.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2012

Facebook Logo (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report: Facebook Squabble Led To Violent Attack On High School Girl

A Facebook and Twitter rivalry between high school girls has resulted in suspensions and a referral for expulsion, after a girl was attacked in the school hallway.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

Chicago Sun-Times

Sun-Times Columnist Joe Cowley Put On Final Notice

Sun-Times sports columnist Joe Cowley has been put on final notice, meaning he is one step away from being fired, after a series of sexist tweets sent from his Twitter account, according to a report.

670 The Score–05/02/2012

Seneca II Piper Twin Engine Airlplane

No-Fly Zone To Be Enforced By Shoot-To-Kill Order During NATO Summit

Plans to keep residents and dignitaries safe during the NATO Summit include a no-fly zone, with a shoot-to-kill warning for those who break the ban.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

(Credit: Twitter)

Cowley Under Fire For Sexist Tweets; Twitter Account Deleted

Arguably the city’s most controversial columnist came under fire Sunday afternoon for sexist tweets sent from his Twitter account.

670 The Score–04/30/2012

Will County Judge Joseph Polito leaves the Will County Court House on April11, 2012. | Scott Stewart~Sun-Times

Report: Porn Surfing Documented On Will County Judge’s Computer Account

A Will County judge may have explaining to do regarding the use of county computers.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2012

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