Director Jason Marck ends this special encore edition of "Eight Forty-Eight" with a remembrance. Earlier in December, IMarck was standing in the shower at 6:00 a.m. when WBEZ's Tony Sarabia came on the radio and said that Ron Santo had died.
A former Chicago Cubs star is returning to the team.The Cubs Friday announced the signing of free agent pitcher Kerry Wood to a one-year contract.Wood began his career with the Cubs in spectacular fashion in 1998 when he was the National League's Rookie of the Year.
The owners of the Chicago Cubs are trying to gain public support for their plan to get government-issued bonds to renovate Wrigley Field.Cubs' Chairman Tom Ricketts addressed the media Tuesday morning in a room full of business and labor leaders.
Chicago Mayor Richard Daley is not throwing his support behind a proposal to renovate Wrigley Field with taxpayer money. The owners of the Chicago Cubs, the Ricketts family, approached the mayor with a plan.
Economists are differing on the value of state government helping pay for Wrigley Field renovations.An executive with the Chicago Cubs says the team wants $250 million in bonds from the State of Illinois.