New York Times

Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Neither Northwestern Nor Illinois Is Chicago’s Team

The city’s collegiate fandom rests with Notre Dame more than anything.

CBS Chicago–10/03/2014

(Photo Credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

CBS Orders James Patterson’s “Zoo” For Summer 2015

The network has made a straight-to-series order for 13 episodes of the show to be broadcast in summer 2015.

07/02/2014

Carmelo Anthony. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images)

Phil Jackson Urging Carmelo To Opt In For Last Season Of Contract

Carmelo Anthony has said previously he wants to test the open market.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2014

Jerry Reinsdorf. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Jerry Reinsdorf At Odds With Selig Over Next Commissioner

Jerry Reinsdorf reportedly doesn’t want Rob Manfred to succeed Bud Selig.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2014

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder. (Getty Images)

50 Senators Sign Letter Urging NFL To Change Redskins Name

Redskins owner Daniel Snyder has repeatedly stated the nickname isn’t changing.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2014

Sammy Sosa. Photo by Getty Images

Wisch: Stained By PEDs, Sosa Needs To Come Clean

The frosty relationship will continue until Sammy Sosa tells the truth.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox fans

View: Breakdown Of Cubs-White Sox Fandom Lines By Chicago Neighborhoods

The New York Times has created a fascinating map of the geography of baseball fandom.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2014

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston. (Getty Images)

Report: Florida State ‘Did Little’ To Investigate Winston Case, While Police Investigation Was Flawed

Multiple leads weren’t followed up on in a timely manner, if at all.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2014

Michael Sam. (Getty Images)

Michael Sam Sr. Struggling With News Of Son’s Coming Out

Michael Sam’s father says, “I’m a man-and-woman type of guy.”

CBS Chicago–02/12/2014

Leg of Lamb Recipe Pic

Roasted Lamb Recipe From “The Way We Ate”

Learn to make Melissa Clark’s roasted leg of lamb with mint salsa verde from the new cookbook “The Way We Ate” by Noah Fecks and Paul Wagtouicz.

11/04/2013

Paula Deen. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Good Riddance To An Ugly Racist

Until yesterday, nothing associated with Paula Deen could ever be considered delicious.

670 The Score–06/22/2013

The Chicago skyline at night. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Not Her Kind Of Town: NYT Book Reviewer Disses Chicago

Rachel Shteir says she dislikes Chicago’s “swagger” but likes the beauty of Lake Michigan, Millennium Park and the fact that the climate seems to have mellowed, thanks to global warming.

04/22/2013

Jovan Belcher.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Belcher Tragedy Has No Bigger Meaning

It makes us feel better when we can determine direct causes, identify means of prevention of similar acts, or categorize those involved as somehow different, distant or foreign.

CBS Chicago–12/05/2012

Chicago public school teachers picket on an overpass near downtown on the first day of a teachers' strike on Sept. 10, 2012. It's the city's first school strike since 1987. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chicago Teachers’ Strike Makes National, World Headlines

The teachers’ strike has propelled Chicago into the national and world spotlight, as articles explore the wider issues surrounding politics and public employee unions.

CBS Chicago–09/11/2012

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

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Announces $7 Billion Infrastructure Program

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says he wants to “build a new Chicago,” with a $7.2 billion infrastructure upgrade program that would bring 30,000 jobs over the next three years.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

Aaron Volpatti and Daniel Carcillo drop the gloves. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Hockey Fighting On The Way Out

It has taken years to reach this point, but the combination of medicine, awareness, tragedy and marketing sense has pushed hockey to the brink of real culture change.

CBS Chicago–02/29/2012

Chicago News Cooperative

Chicago News Cooperative To Suspend Operations Sunday

The Chicago News Cooperative has suspended publication, after 2 1/2 years of providing local news articles online and content for the Midwest pages of the New York Times.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2012

Paulette Behan, of West Chicago, and Don Terry, of Joliet, were two of 30 people who received kidney transplants as part of the largest kidney transplant chain in the country. (Credit: CBS)

Two Local Residents Part Of Record Kidney Donation Chain

A single good deed helped save the lives of 30 people. Two Chicago area residents are among 60 people who took part in the longest kidney transplant chain ever.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2012

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Ill. (Credit: www.alplm.org)

Report: State Budget Cuts Threaten Lincoln Historic Sites

Admirers of Abraham Lincoln will be none too happy to learn that state budget cuts are threatening historic sites across the state.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

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