A judge in Chicago has handed down a 26-year sentence for a teen who pleaded guilty to participating in the beating death of a high school honor student that was caught on video.Seventeen-year-old Eric Carson pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in the 2009 death of 16-year-old Derrion Albert.The C
While city and business leaders will roll out the red carpet for Chinese President Hu Jintao for his arrival this afternoon, others are mounting a less welcoming reception. Protesters from the ranks of democracy and human rights activists, adherents to the banned Falun Gong religion, and
After a stop in Washington, D.C., Hu Jintao heads to Chicago as part of his presidential visit. Hu is planning on meeting Mayor Daley and local business leaders today. For those playing along, here’s a quick primer on the Chinese leader.1. Hu is a Sagittarius with a Gemini rising.
“China will be the world’s largest economy, it hopes to change the world’s currency regime, and it certainly has the public relations advantage right now,” says Ted Fishman, a Chicago writer and author of “China, Inc.”
When I was 11 years old, this was the Packers team I knew. They were terrible and couldn't play with the Chicago Bears. So what did they do? They took cheap shots all over the field, all the time. And they prided themselves on it.
New statistics from the state's food stamp program show an increase in those receiving assistance in Illinois. The Chicago Sun-Times reported Saturday that numbers from the Illinois Department of Human Services show about 857,000 households enrolled in the Supp
Earlier this week, we challenged our sister station KUOW out of Seattle to a friendly wager over the Bears/Seahawks playoff game. Seriously, why should the mayors have all the fun? What are we wagering? Leftover pledge premiums. Here is KUOW's response and wager: So it's on!