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Chicago Sun-Times

Sun-Times Sold To Investment Group

A group of investors led by Chicago technology entrepreneur Michael Ferro Jr. and former Newsday publisher Timothy Knight has purchased the Chicago Sun-Times newspaper company, including its suburban papers.

CBS Chicago–12/21/2011

Drew Peterson

Peterson: ‘I’m Being Held Hostage Against My Will’

Drew Peterson recently remarked in a letter to a friend that he was “being held hostage against his will” in jail and made a long list of grievances about the conditions he is suffering through.

CBS Chicago–12/15/2011

Court Case Graphic

Judge Wants To Question Cellini Juror About Convictions; Won’t Seek Reporters’ Notes

A federal judge wants to talk to a juror who failed to disclose her felony convictions before she was seated on the jury that convicted power broker William Cellini, but he won’t force reporters to turn over notes of their interviews with that juror.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2011

Chicago Sun-Times

Sun-Times Web Sites To Go Behind Pay Wall

Come Thursday, the Chicago Sun-Times will no longer be available for free online.

CBS Chicago–12/07/2011

Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

Report: Ald. Mell Gets Into Heated, Racially-Tinged Argument At City Hall

A published report is shedding light on a reported angry confrontation recently at City Hall.

CBS Chicago–12/06/2011

Matt Forte runs past Antwan Barnes of the San Diego Chargers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Can Forte Carry Bears With Cutler Out?

Matt Forte is a very good NFL running back. He has multiple strengths, minimal weaknesses, practices hard and stays healthy. And it’s great to see the Bears again not need him to do much, in another convincing win.

CBS Chicago–11/20/2011

Handicapped Parking

Report: Many Drivers Abusing Handicap Placards, Parking For Free

A new report details how a growing number of drivers are cheating the system and parking for free all day at Chicago’s metered spaces.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

Running back Walter Payton of the Chicago Bears looks on during a game against the Los Angeles Raiders at the Coliseum in Los Angeles, California. (Credit: Mike Powell-Allsport)

Connie Payton: Walter ‘Never Put Other Women In My Face’

Walter Payton’s widow is reacting to the new tell-all book about the Bears legend, including a story about how she and Payton’s extramarital girlfriend were both at his Hall of Fame induction.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

Conrad Black

Media Mogul Conrad Black Back In Prison

Media mogul Conrad Black has reported back to prison, and will be there for the next 13 months to serve out his sentence for defrauding investors.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011

Police Headquarters

14 Police Officers May Be Fired For Abusing Sick Leave

A sick leave scandal has erupted in the Chicago Police Department, and 14 officers could lose their jobs.

CBS Chicago–09/07/2011

Drew Peterson

Sun-Times: Release Drew Peterson

An editorial in the Chicago Sun-Times says accused wife killer Drew Peterson should be freed from jail.

CBS Chicago–09/01/2011

Ozzie Guillen. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Guillen Says He Wants To Stay, But Only If White Sox Want To Keep Him

In an interview with the Chicago Sun-Times Monday, White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen once again says he wants to stay with the White Sox, “but only if they want to keep me here.”

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011


Chicago Rents Rising, Expected To Get Even Higher

It’s getting more expensive to rent an apartment in Chicago, and the suburbs and a couple of new forecasts predict that trend won’t change anytime soon.

WBBM Newsradio–08/18/2011

Alex Rios

White Sox GM: Dunn, Rios Need To Help Team, Not Focus On Own Stats

White Sox general manager Kenny Williams says in an interview this week that he wants Adam Dunn and Alex Rios to quit focusing on their individual stats and instead devote their attention to helping the team win.

CBS Chicago–07/14/2011

Michael Gargiulo (left); Tricia Pacaccio (CBS)

Report: Detectives Think ‘Hollywood Ripper’ May Have Killed 10 More Women

A detective in California thinks the man charged with the 1993 murder of a young Glenview woman, already dubbed “the Hollywood Ripper,” might also be responsible for as many as ten other killings.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Conrad Black

Conrad Black To Return To Prison In September

Former media mogul Conrad Black must go back to prison in two months, according to an order issued by a federal judge on Monday.

CBS Chicago–07/11/2011

Conrad Black

Media Mogul Conrad Black Going Back To Prison

Lord Conrad Black appeared a Chicago federal courtroom Friday morning, for re-sentencing on his 2007 criminal convictions.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2011

Jody Weis

Report: Weis Took Home $76K Lump Sum

There is still no word on the next career move for Jody Weis after his three years as Chicago’s police superintendent.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

Ozzie Guillen

Report: Guillen Could Leave White Sox If He Doesn’t Feel Wanted

A published report says Ozzie Guillen might leave after his contract ends in 2012, if he concludes he doesn’t feel wanted by the White Sox.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011


Sun-Times Reporter Witnesses Shooting While Covering Murder

A Chicago Sun-Times reporter wrote of witnessing a second shooting Tuesday evening as he covered a memorial gathering for a 15-year-old boy who was shot dead in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011