Over 27,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of Sept. 7, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThere were 860,000 new claims filed across the country last week, a decrease of 33,000from the previous week.
9-Year-Old Among Four People Injured In Shooting In GreshamA 9-year old girl was among four people who were shot Wednesday night in the Gresham neighborhood.
DePaul's Chante Stonewall Hopes To Be Selected In WNBA Draft Friday NightDePaul University basketball player Chante Stonewall, the biggest defensive player of the year and also their top scorer this past season, is hoping to be selected Friday night in the WNBA Draft.
Chicago's Mayoral Candidates Get Dueling EndorsementsThe man who ran Garcia's 2015 mayoral campaign, Manny Perez, is now Lightfoot's campaign manager. When Garcia was elected to the Cook County Board, Preckwinkle chose him as her floor leader.But in his 2015 challenge against Rahm Emanuel, Preckwinkle did not endorse Garcia. And so far, this year, Garcia has returned the favor.
Worker Falling On Circuit Breaker Caused Chaos At Union Station"To knock that much down and not have that kind of back up. I haven't heard of one this big happening before."
'A State Of Disrepair', Metra To Get More Used Trains To Fix Current ProblemsMetra said it plans to add 42 more locomotives that are used to its fleet early next year. There could be a few new engines in the mix but the prospects and the pricing are still under review.
The Buzz Around Brother Rice"To have the opportunity to represent everybody who has been here before and put helmet on it means the world to us."
Once Homeless, Former Downers North Star Says Football Saved His LifeNFL dreams will come true for hundreds of college football players starting a week from Thursday. Downers Grove native Vontae Diggs has been hard at work to make sure his name is called during the 2018 Draft.
Take Two: Finally, Cubs Open Season At WrigleyThousands of fans are heading back to Wrigley Field for the Cubs’ postponed home opener against the Pirates.
Cubs Place Rizzo On DL; Call Up Navarro From IowaAhead of their home opener, the Cubs have placed first baseman Anthony Rizzo on the 10-day disabled list, due to a back problem.
Bulls Drop 3rd Straight In 114-105 Loss To NetsFormer Net Sean Kilpatrick was one of seven players for the Bulls to score in double figures, tallying 16 points.
Cubs Postpone Home Opener At Snowy Wrigley FieldThe Friendly Confines aren't quite so friendly ahead of the Cubs' home opener on Monday, with a dusting of snow coating the field overnight, prompting the team to push back the game against the Pirates by an hour.
Commander Bauer's Family To Present Game Ball At White Sox Home OpenerThe family of fallen Chicago Police Commander Paul Bauer will present the official game ball on Thursday when the White Sox host their home opener.
Emanuel Makes Final Four Bet With Ann Arbor MayorMayor Rahm Emanuel is making a friendly wager with his counterpart in Ann Arbor, Michigan, for Saturday’s Final Four game between the Loyola Ramblers and the Michigan Wolverines.
Loyola's Sister Jean Vs. Michigan's Grammie Rose? 'We'll See What Happens'The Loyola Ramblers and Michigan Wolverines are getting ready for their Final Four matchup on Saturday, and the biggest -- if most polite -- trash talk might be coming from two elderly ladies.