Logo

Chicago Tribune

 http://www.chicagotribune.com/

COLUMN: TRUMP'S TOXIC DEBATE PERFORMANCE WAS 90 MINUTES OF DISQUALIFYING NOISE AND CRUELTY

Trump's relentless, snarling interruptions and refusal to abide by Tuesday's debate rules created as disgraceful a display of public...

MAYOR LORI LIGHTFOOT RESPONDS TO PRESIDENT TRUMP'S DEBATE DIS: ‘KEEP CHICAGO OUT OF YOUR LYING MOUTH'

Mayor Lori Lightfoot quickly fired back at President Donald Trump after he invoked Chicago's gun violence to criticize Democrats during...

 
 
 

MAYOR LORI LIGHTFOOT SAYS SHE'LL WORK WITH ALDERMEN ON CIVILIAN OVERSIGHT PLAN AFTER NEGOTIATIONS WITH COMMUNITY COALITION STALL

Mayor Lori Lightfoot will negotiate with aldermen on a plan for civilian oversight of Chicago police after negotiations with a community...

CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS PAYS $400,000 TO SETTLE LAWSUITS ALLEGING PHYSICAL ABUSE AGAINST 2 SPECIAL EDUCATION STUDENTS BY STAFF

CPS says it's committed to ensuring that any staff member accused of harming a student is held accountable.

 
 
 

CUBS WORKOUT IN PREPARATION FOR THEIR NL WILD-CARD SERIES AGAINST THE MARLINS

The Chicago Cubs worked out at Wrigley Field on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in preparation for the first game of their best-of-three National...

BRANDON PIRRI SAYS HE'S A DIFFERENT PLAYER FOR HIS 2ND STINT WITH THE BLACKHAWKS: ‘LAST TIME I WAS A KID. THIS TIME I HAVE TWO KIDS.'

Brandon Pirri's professional hockey career path has taken him on some detours, but the newly acquired Chicago Blackhawks forward says...

 
 
 

TOUGHER RESTRICTIONS RETURN TO NORTHWEST ILLINOIS REGION THAT INCLUDES ROCKFORD, NIU AFTER SURGE IN COVID-19 CASES

A resurgence in coronavirus rates in a northwest Illinois region that includes Rockford and Northern Illinois University will result...

HOW WILL THE BEARS OFFENSE CHANGE WITH NICK FOLES AT QUARTERBACK? THE BEAR DOWNLOAD PODCAST UNPACKS THE BIG CHANGE

The Bears have a new starting quarterback, and Dan Wiederer and Brad Biggs waste no time breaking down what the change means to the...

 
 
 

CORRECTIONS AND CLARIFICATIONS

Corrections and clarifications for Wednesday, Sept. 30

AS SHIFTING DEADLINES CREATE CONFUSION OVER CENSUS COUNT, CHICAGO OFFICIALS MAKE LAST-MINUTE PLEA IN COMMUNITIES OF COLOR

State and county officials urged residents Tuesday to fill out their forms as soon as possible as the Trump administration continues...

 
 
 

THE SPIN: RAHM EMANUEL, CHRIS CHRISTIE ON TRUMP VS. BIDEN DEBATE | IL HOUSE COMMITTEE INVESTIGATING MADIGAN BEGINS | PRITZKER AGAIN SELF-ISOLATING AFTER STAFFER TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.

WHAT WE HEARD FROM EACH BEARS POSITION COACH AFTER WEEK 3, INCLUDING REPLACING TARIK COHEN, JIMMY GRAHAM'S ENERGY AND AKIEM HICKS' ‘FEROCIOUS' GAME

Chicago Bears tight ends coach Clancy Barone commended veteran Jimmy Graham for his self-motivation, and that energy apparently extends...

 
 
 

CHICAGO BEARS PLAYERS EXPRESS A MIX OF CONCERN AND OPTIMISM AFTER 3 TENNESSEE TITANS PLAYERS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19: ‘WE WOULD'VE BEEN REMISS TO NOT THINK THAT SOMETHING LIKE THIS WOULD COME UP'

A COVID-19 outbreak prompted two NFL teams to shut down their facilities, but several Chicago Bears said they're still confident in...

SUBURBAN PARENTS SUE IHSA, HOPING TO FORCE RETURN OF HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL AND OTHER SPORTS

The parents of four DuPage County high school athletes have filed a lawsuit hoping to force the return of football and other sports...

 
 
 

COMMITTEE OF REGION'S TOP EXECUTIVES COMES OUT AGAINST GOV. J.B. PRITZKER'S GRADUATED-RATE INCOME TAX AMENDMENT

The Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago, comprised of top executives of the region's leading employers, said Tuesday...

CHICAGO POLICE MOVING DISTRICT PATROL OFFICERS DOWNTOWN, LIMITING TIME ON STREET FOR NEIGHBORHOOD TACTICAL COPS, MEMOS SAY

The Chicago Police Department will strip patrol districts of officers and limit the use of some of its existing officers during daytime...

 
 
 

WHO WINS THE BEST-OF-THREE WILD-CARD SERIES BETWEEN THE CHICAGO CUBS AND MIAMI MARLINS? OUR MATCHUPS AND PREDICTIONS

The Chicago Cubs - who are the No. 3 seed in the National League after capturing the Central - will face the Miami Marlins at Wrigley...

40,000 AIRLINE WORKERS' JOBS MAY EVAPORATE THURSDAY

Since the pandemic hit, thousands of flight attendants, baggage handlers, gate agents and others have been getting at least partial...

 
 
 

NOTRE DAME TRACES THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK ON ITS FOOTBALL TEAM TO A PREGAME MEAL AND A PLAYER GETTING SICK ON THE SIDELINE

Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly told ESPN.com the team will change its pregame meal routine to eat in large conference rooms to allow...

FORMER COMED VP PLEADS GUILTY, AGREES TO COOPERATE WITH FEDS IN BRIBERY CASE ORBITING HOUSE SPEAKER MICHAEL MADIGAN

Former Commonwealth Edison executive Fidel Marquez could have faced years behind bars for his role in a massive bribery scheme that...

 
 
 



'I Am Woman' singer Helen Reddy, '70s hitmaker, dies at 78

'I Am Woman' singer Helen Reddy, '70s hitmaker, dies at 78

Helen Reddy, who shot to stardom in the 1970s with her rousing feminist anthem “I Am Woman” and recorded a string of other hits, has died. Read more ...

Local analyst weighs in on importance of first presidential debate

Local analyst weighs in on importance of first presidential debate

The states are high Tuesday night with both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden trying to win over undecided voters and secure their support base. Read more ...

Disney to lay off 28,000 employees at its parks in California, Florida

Disney to lay off 28,000 employees at its parks in California, Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. - Squeezed by limits on attendance at its theme parks and other restrictions due to the pandemic, The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it will lay off 28,000 workers... Read more ...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg buried at Arlington in private ceremony

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg buried at Arlington in private ceremony

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was buried Tuesday in a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, laid to rest beside her husband and near some of her former... Read more ...

'Standing by sir': Proud Boys praise Trump's comment telling them to 'stand...

'Standing by sir': Proud Boys praise Trump's comment telling them to 'stand by' during first presidential debate

Summary List Placement The Proud Boys, a far-right extremist orgnization that's been designated a hate group, are celebrating online after President Donald Trump asked them to... Read more ...

'That was a s-tshow': Pundits called the Biden-Trump debate an unwatchable...

'That was a s-tshow': Pundits called the Biden-Trump debate an unwatchable failure that was mostly the president's fault

Summary List Placement Once Tuesday night's debate wrapped up, cameras in the network and cable TV studios blinked red and pundits were tasked with trying to sum up what just... Read more ...

Trump says Biden is too afraid to support police at first presidential debate

Trump says Biden is too afraid to support police at first presidential debate

CLEVELAND, Ohio - President Donald Trump accused Joe Biden of abandoning the nation's law enforcement during Tuesday's first presidential debate, saying the Democratic nominee... Read more ...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes announces he's going to be a dad

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes announces he's going to be a dad

The Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback shared this image of him and his fiancée, Brittany Matthews, holding a sonogram Tuesday afternoon on Instagram. Read more ...

Trump accuses Chris Wallace of siding with Joe Biden in first presidential...

Trump accuses Chris Wallace of siding with Joe Biden in first presidential debate

President Trump in his first tweet following Tuesday's first presidential debate accused moderator Chris Wallace of siding with his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden. The... Read more ...

Watch Live: The first 2020 Presidential Debate

Watch Live: The first 2020 Presidential Debate

The first 2020 presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden begins at 9 p.m. EST on Tuesday. Watch the debate live online above, or follow along with updates and... Read more ...