Sportsman's Park Site

Wal-Mart To Open On Old Sportsman’s Park Site

The site of the old Sportsman’s Park racetrack is getting a new life as the site of a Wal-Mart Supercenter.


Angus Lake, 42, has pleaded guilty to drunk driving in an April 2011 crash that killed his girlfriend, 25-year-old Michelle Eustis, at Balmoral Park Racetrack. (Credit: Will County Sheriff's Office)

Man Pleads Guilty To DUI In Crash That Killed Girlfriend

A Michigan man pleaded guilty to drunk driving on Monday in a crash that killed his girlfriend at Balmoral Park Racetrack last April.


Rod Blagojevich

Blagojevich: ‘F***ing Golden’ Meant ‘Good Things For Illinois’

Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich testified Thursday that he had no interest in getting campaign cash in exchange for appointing someone to President Barack Obama’s vacated U.S. Senate seat in 2008.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011

Arlington Park

Debate Rages On Slot Machines At Racetrack

Opponents and supporters of slot machines at Arlington Park squared off at a public meeting Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2010

Arlington Park

Slot Machines Coming To Arlington Racetrack?

The community will soon get to weigh in on a plan to install slot machines at the racetrack in Arlington Heights.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2010

Maywood Park

Guide To Maywood Park Racetrack

Chicago is a sports-obsessed city. That obsession has no limits, and it expands beyond the four major sports into areas like harness racing. Maywood Park Racetrack, just 17 miles from downtown Chicago, stands on what […]