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Soldier Field. (Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Cities That Could Make Strong Bids For 2019 Super Bowl

The NFL’s open to cold-weather cities hosting the Super Bowl now, so there’s an outside chance for Chicago.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2014

Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning on July 4, 2014 at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Sale Strikes Out Season-High 12, White Sox Beat Mariners 7-1

Sale (8-1) allowed six hits and walked none in his fourth double-digit strikeout game of the season and 14th of his career.

07/04/2014

One of two rows of meat packing buildings on Fulton Market, just west of the Loop. (Credit: City of Chicago)

Fulton Market Owners Fight City Hall Plan For Landmark District

Business owners in the city’s trendy Fulton Market area were urging the Emanuel administration to drop plans to designate the district as a city landmark, and turn the wholesale market into a tourist-oriented farmers market like Pike Place in Seattle.

07/02/2014

Money

Minimum Wage Panel To Hold Public Hearing Monday Evening

As the City of Seattle starts to raise its minimum wage to $15-an hour, Mayor Emanuel’s hand-picked panel is preparing to hold its first public hearing on how Chicago might raise the minimum wage here, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

06/03/2014

White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: An Early All-Star Game Rant

So long as home-field advantage is on the line, there should be nothing honorary about the game.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2014

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Abreu Named Co-American League Player Of The Week

White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu had a remarkable 14 RBIs last week alone.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2014

Oakland pitcher Sonny Gray. (Getty Images)

Watch: Oakland’s Gray Fields Line Drive Off 1st Base, Records Out

Have you ever seen anything like this before?

CBS Chicago–04/07/2014

Darwin Barney. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Barney Fights For Spot As Teams Inquire About Him

Darwin Barney is trying to rebound from a 2013 campaign in which he hit a paltry .208.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2014

Russell Wilson. (Getty Images)

Super Bowl XLVIII Was Most Viewed TV Show In U.S. History

The blowout didn’t prevent Super Bowl XLVIII from becoming the most-watched show ever.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2014

Matt Ryan. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Report: America’s Most Miserable Sports Cities

As it does every year, Forbes.com ranked America’s Most Miserable Sports Cities.

670 The Score–03/02/2012

Karen Lewis Video

CTU’s Lewis Blames Right-Wing Bloggers For Spreading Video

Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis apologized for some remarks she made to a group in Seattle last month, but she stood by those comments and blamed right-wing bloggers for publicizing them.

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

Karen Lewis Video

Teachers Union: Lewis’ Mocking Of Duncan Was ‘Attempt At Humor’

Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis is apologizing for a mocking remark she made about U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

Heat

Tourists Taking Extreme Heat In Stride

Tourists visiting Chicago have had to cope with the 100-plus heat indices, and most seemed OK about it.

WBBM Newsradio–07/21/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, accused in the 1957 murder of Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police Dept.)

1957 Child Murder Suspect To Be Extradited To Illinois

He insists he didn’t do it, but suspect in a 1957 murder in Sycamore is willingly coming back to Illinois to face charges here.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, accused in the 1957 murder of Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police Dept.)

Prosecutor: Suspect In 1957 Murder To Return To Illinois Soon

The DeKalb County prosecutor said Tuesday that the man accused in the 1957 kidnapping and murder of a 7-year-old girl could be sent back to Illinois within weeks.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, accused in the 1957 murder of Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police Dept.)

Suspect In 1957 Child Murder Says He Has ‘Ironclad’ Alibi

The Seattle man charged with the murder of a 7-year-old girl more than half a century ago says he didn’t do it, and he has an ironclad alibi.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

Jack Daniel McCullough, accused in the 1957 murder of Sycamore girl Maria Ridulph. (Sycamore Police Dept.)

Suspect In 1957 Sycamore Murder Charged As Fugitive

A Seattle man arrested in the 1957 killing of a girl in Sycamore has been charged with being a fugitive, as authorities attempt to have him returned to Illinois to face murder charges.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2011

Matt Hasselbeck

Seattle Named ‘Most Miserable Sports City’

Apparently losing LeBron James on national television isn’t enough to make Cleveland the most miserable sports city in the country, that honor was bestowed on Seattle.

03/02/2011

Devin Hester

Crew Gets Soldier Field Turf Ready For Seattle Game

The Soldier Field grounds crew says they’re ready for the Bears’ playoff game on Sunday against the Seahawks.

01/14/2011

Derrick Rose

Broker: Bulls-Heat Tickets Outselling Bears

What’s the hottest ticket in town this weekend? A Chicago ticket broker says if you think it’s the Bears playing the Seattle Seahawks in the playoffs, you’d be wrong.

WBBM Newsradio–01/11/2011

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