Dominican Republic

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (David Welker/Getty Images)

Agent: Starlin Castro Cleared Of Involvement After A Nightclub Shooting

“Starlin and his family were in the wrong place at the wrong time,” Paul Kinzer said.

CBS Chicago–12/09/2014

Pedro Strop. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Strop Uninjured After Crash In Dominican Republic

The 29-year-old was driving a pickup truck when he crashed against a wall late Wednesday along a road southwest of the capital of Santo Domingo.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2014

The late Oscar Taveras. (Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Officials: Oscar Taveras Was Drunk At Time Of Fatal Crash

Taveras had a blood-alcohol level more than five times the legal limit, officials say.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2014

The late Oscar Taveras. (Michael Thomas/Getty Images)

Cardinals, Baseball Try To Cope With Stunning Death Of Young Oscar Taveras

“We loved Oscar, and he loved us,” Cardinals manager Mike Matheny says.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2014


Most Popular Destination Wedding Locations

Planning a destination wedding offers couples the opportunity to plan a unique wedding where they can say “I do” in front of a breathtaking background. All of these locations offer unique venues, luxurious resorts and beautiful settings.


Jorge Soler in spring training. (Getty Images)

New MLB Rule For International Prospects Could Greatly Affect Cubs

Chicago’s focus on a market inefficiency may not be such a big advantage now.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2014

Derrick Rose sat out Team USA's exhibition win against the Dominican Republic on Wednesday. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Reports: Rose Plans To Play Friday Against Puerto Rico

Derrick Rose has rested the past three days as he gets back into shape.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2014

Starlin Castro. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Levine: Castro Loses Best Friends, Relative In Car Accident

Castro will likely head to the bereavement list.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2014

Derrick Rose. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Derrick Rose Sits Out Team USA’s Exhibition Win

Rose is continuing to battle knee soreness and didn’t practice Monday or Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–08/20/2014


The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.


Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Injured Castro’s Progressing, Aims For Return Next Week

Castro has only missed five regular-season games the past three years.

CBS Chicago–03/14/2014

Jose Abreu. (Getty Images)

Jose Abreu Eager To Get Started For White Sox

Manager Robin Ventura calls Abreu a “compete hitter” who can go to all fields.

CBS Chicago–02/18/2014

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: Rooftop Owners-Cubs Spat Hangs Over Dedication Of Mesa Complex

Cubs owner Tom Ricketts is optimistic the finish line is near in the disagreement with rooftop owners.

670 The Score–02/12/2014

Carlos Marmol

Cubs’ Marmol Cleared As Woman Drops Sexual Assault Lawsuit

Cubs reliever Carlos Marmol said Monday the woman who accused him last fall of sexual assault has dropped her civil suit against him in the Dominican Republic, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.


Jack O'Donnell, coordinator of the Chicago chapter of the World Computer Exchange, stands with pallets of 700 computers being shipped to needy students in Mexico and the Dominican Republic. (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

Chicago Group Sending 700 Computers To Kids In Latin America

A non-profit organization has begun shipping 700 computers to needy students in Mexico and the Dominican Republic

WBBM Newsradio–06/07/2013

Carlos Marmol

Carlos Marmol Accused Of Abuse In Dominican Republic

Cubs reliever Carlos Marmol has been accused of abuse by a 24-year-old woman in the Dominican Republic.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2013

LeBron James of the US Men's Senior National Team calls a play against the Dominican Republic during an exhibition game on July 12, 2012 at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

U.S. Olympic Basketball Team Beats Dominican Republic 113-59 In Exhibition

Kevin Durant picked up where he left off in international competition, scoring 24 points and grabbing 10 rebounds to lead the U.S. Olympic basketball team to a 113-59 victory over the Dominican Republic on Thursday night in an exhibition game.


Artist rendering of the Cubs' new baseball academy in the Dominican Republic. (Courtesy Chicago Cubs)

Cubs Unveil Plans For New Baseball Academy In Dominican Republic

Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts is in the Dominican Republic and unveiled renderings Thursday of a new baseball academy the team is going to build in the baseball rich country.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012


Bank Employee Caught In Dominican Republic With Nearly $40K He Stole

Federal authorities say a south suburban bank employee almost pulled off his complex plan to steal $40,000 and jet out of the country with it, but until he neglected to disclose the money at customs in the Dominican Republic.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

Adolfo Arreola, a police officer for the University of Illinois at Chicago, says he was attacked by cast members from "The Real Housewives of New Jersey." (CBS)

Chicago Men: ‘Real Housewives Of New Jersey’ Cast Members Attacked Us

Two Chicago men are filing a lawsuit claiming that they were attacked by three male cast members from the show, “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” while vacationing in the Caribbean.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2011