The very name “Chicago” is believed to be derived from a Potawatomie word for wild onions, and now perhaps the wildest of those onions – the one of the satirical newspaper variety, that is – calls Chicago home.
While hospitals in Illinois are now required to take more steps to encourage mothers to breast-feed their newborns, New York is taking the additional measure of locking up hospitals’ stockpile of infant formula.
The Rev. Corey Brooks is set to step off on his cross-country walk to raise gun violence awareness, and raise money to build a new community center on Chicago’s South Side.
This is simply a rumor, but there is speculation in New York that the Steinbrenners could sell the New York Yankees.
Depending on how you figure, the Willis Tower could be about to lose bragging rights as the nation’s tallest building once the skyscraper at New York’s Ground Zero is completed.
A Chicago pastor who camped on the roof of an abandoned motel says lacing up his sneakers is part of a new plan to address gun violence.
A fugitive has been arrested in Palos Hills, after allegedly stabbing and killing a man who was out celebrating his engagement in the New York borough of Staten Island this past weekend.
A small group of Occupy Chicago activists marched through downtown Chicago Sunday night, in a hastily-called march to protest the arrest of their fellow demonstrators at gatherings in St. Louis and New York City over the weekend.
The day after the Bears acquired wide receiver Brandon Marshall from the Miami Dolphins, reports have surfaced that he “slugged” a woman at a New York nightclub.
A flight from Boston to Chicago was diverted to Buffalo, N.Y., Monday morning, after authorities received a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax tied to a domestic dispute.
First Oprah Winfrey, now Rosie O’Donnell. Less than a year after launching her talk show on Winfrey’s OWN Network, and taking up shop in Winfrey’s Harpo Studios in the West Loop, O’Donnell appears to be moving her show to New York.
It will be a homecoming for an acclaimed director next September, when Chicago’s Goodman Theatre opens its new season.
Passengers were alarmed Wednesday night when a flight from Chicago to Rochester, N.Y., skidded off the runway as tit landed.
Beset by injuries, the Giants were counted out before the season even began. At 7-7, they seemed doomed to narrowly miss the playoffs. Forget about all of that now. Get ready for a parade, New York.
Sure, the Giants’ victory parade down the Canyon of Heroes is still a day away. But can you blame them for starting the celebration early?
Here are the 20 highest-ranking Super Bowl ads, as measured on USA Today’s Ad Meter.
“My husband cannot (bleeping) throw the ball and catch the ball at the same time,” Tom Brady’s supermodel wife snapped after the game.
No more hot seat for Tom Coughlin. No more second-guessing. The 65-year-old made NFL history on Sunday.
Blame me, Welker said. Blame me for letting a ball I always catch fall to the ground.