MENDON, Mo. (AP) — The chief elected official in the Missouri county where an Amtrak train slammed into a dump truck said Tuesday that residents and county leaders have been pushing for a safety upgrade at the railroad crossing for nearly three years.
CHICAGO (AP) — Three young brothers who died in a fire were trapped in an illegal basement apartment with only one exit that was blocked by flames, the Chicago Fire Department said Tuesday.
A fourth boy remains in extremely critical condition from the fire, which broke out early Sunday in the back of the West Side apartment, Fire Department spokesman Larry Langford said.
Cincinnati Reds (25-47, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (28-45, fourth in the NL Central)
Chicago; Tuesday, 8:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Luis Castillo (2-4, 3.71 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 49 strikeouts); Cubs: Keegan Thompson (7-2, 3.10 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 55 strikeouts)
Chicago White Sox (34-38, third in the AL Central) vs. Los Angeles Angels (36-40, third in the AL West)
Anaheim, California; Tuesday, 9:38 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Johnny Cueto (0-0); Angels: TBD
Philadelphia Union (7-1-8, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Chicago Fire (3-8-5, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Chicago +134, Philadelphia +198, Draw +229; over/under is 2.5 goals
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Republicans on Tuesday will choose a nominee to take on Democratic Gov.
MENDON, Mo. (AP) — An Amtrak passenger train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago struck a dump truck Monday in a remote area of Missouri, killing three people and injuring dozens more as rail cars tumbled off the tracks and landed on their sides, officials said.
CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois star and NBA player Dee Brown is the new coach at Roosevelt University in Chicago, the NAIA school announced Monday.
The 37-year-old was a McDonald's All-American and Illinois Mr.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls remain hopeful All-Star guard Zach LaVine will choose to re-sign with them rather than join another team as an unrestricted free agent.
Executive vice president Arturas Karnisovas has been consistent in saying publicly the organization wants to keep LaVine.
CHICAGO (AP) — Luke Richardson is the new coach of the Chicago Blackhawks, stepping into a tricky rebuilding process for one of the NHL's marquee franchises.
General manager Kyle Davidson announced the move on Monday.
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (AP) — A temporary worker has been charged in a shooting that killed a co-worker and wounded two others at an automotive interior products warehouse in suburban Chicago, authorities said.
Chicago White Sox (34-37, third in the AL Central) vs. Los Angeles Angels (35-40, third in the AL West)
Anaheim, California; Monday, 9:38 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: White Sox: Lucas Giolito (4-4, 5.40 ERA, 1.56 WHIP, 76 strikeouts); Angels: Noah Syndergaard (4-6, 3.86 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 40 strikeouts)
CHICAGO (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot scored 18 points, including a buzzer-beating 3, and the Chicago Sky edged the Minnesota Lynx 88-85 on Sunday.
Chicago inbounded in the frontcourt with 7.6 seconds to go.
CHICAGO (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot scored 18 points, including a buzzer-beating 3-pointer, to help the Chicago Sky edge the Minnesota Lynx 88-85 on Sunday.
Chicago inbounded in the frontcourt with 7.6 seconds to go.
CHICAGO (AP) — Dylan Cease made it look easy as soon as he stepped on the mound.
Cease struck out a career-high 13 over seven innings, Gavin Sheets homered and the Chicago White Sox avoided a four-game sweep, hanging on to beat Baltimore 4-3 Sunday after the Orioles scored twice in the ninth inning.
WAUCONDA, Ill. (AP) — The race to be Illinois' next governor is also a battle among billionaires, including two whose names won't appear on Tuesday's primary ballot.
Republican candidates Darren Bailey, who as a state lawmaker fought pandemic measures such as mask mandates, and former prosecutor Richard Irvin, the first Black mayor of Chicago's largest suburb, each has a benefactor who has pushed a different vision for the GOP and put their money behind it.
Chicago Cubs (27-45, fourth in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (41-33, second in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Sunday, 2:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Alec Mills (0-1, 8.59 ERA, 1.57 WHIP, nine strikeouts); Cardinals: Jack Flaherty (0-0, 6.00 ERA, 2.17 WHIP, four strikeouts)
Baltimore Orioles (34-39, fifth in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (33-37, third in the AL Central)
Chicago; Sunday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Jordan Lyles (4-6, 5.03 ERA, 1.50 WHIP, 66 strikeouts); White Sox: Dylan Cease (5-3, 2.68 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 108 strikeouts)
CHICAGO (AP) — Jorge Mateo homered and doubled to lead the Orioles over the Chicago White Sox 6-2 on Saturday, giving Baltimore its first four-game winning streak this season.
Lance Lynn (1-1) retired eight straight batters before Mateo lifted a solo homer just over the left-center fence to put Baltimore ahead in the third.
CHICAGO (AP) — A 5-month-old girl was shot to death while in the rear of a car in a neighborhood on Chicago's South Side.
The infant, who was identified as Cecilia Thomas, was struck in the head Friday evening when shots were fired from another vehicle in the South Shore neighborhood, according to police and the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears signed second-round draft pick Kyler Gordon to a four-year contract on Saturday.
The cornerback from Washington became the Bears' first selection when they took him with the No.
BOLINGBROOK, Ill. (AP) — One person has been killed and two others wounded in a shooting Saturday at an automotive interior products warehouse in suburban Chicago.
1916 — The Cleveland Indians wore numbers on their sleeves in a game against the Chicago White Sox. It marked the first time players were identified by numbers corresponding to the scorecard.
Baltimore Orioles (33-39, fifth in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (33-36, third in the AL Central)
Chicago; Saturday, 2:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Orioles: Spenser Watkins (0-0); White Sox: Lance Lynn (1-0, 5.79 ERA, 1.71 WHIP, nine strikeouts)
Chicago Cubs (27-44, fourth in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (40-33, second in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Saturday, 2:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Adrian Sampson (0-0, 1.59 ERA, .53 WHIP, five strikeouts); Cardinals: Miles Mikolas (5-5, 2.64 ERA, .97 WHIP, 69 strikeouts)
DENVER (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning spoiled Colorado’s party to stay in the hunt for a third straight Stanley Cup title, beating the Avalanche 3-2 on Friday night in Game 5.
Ondrej Palat scored with 6:22 remaining and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 35 shots in front of a raucous crowd hoping to celebrate the Avalanche’s first championship in 21 years.
Minnesota Lynx (5-13, 3-6 Western Conference) at Chicago Sky (12-5, 8-2 Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Chicago will try to keep its three-game home win streak alive when the Sky face Minnesota.
CHICAGO (AP) — Austin Voth and four relievers combined on a one-hitter, Jorge Mateo had a heated exchange with White Sox starter Michael Kopech after getting nailed by a pitch and the Baltimore Orioles beat Chicago 4-1 on Friday night.
PEOTONE, Ill. (AP) — A pilot was hospitalized Friday after his small plane crashed in rural south suburban Will County.
The plane appeared to have gone down at a steep angle into a wooded area next to a creek, WBBM-TV reported.
CHICAGO (AP) — In the twilight of his music directorship of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Riccardo Muti candidly outlined his legacy and implored musicians to remember his instruction on Giuseppe Verdi’s operas: use the 19th century scores without altered notes.
CHICAGO (AP) — Bears linebacker Matt Adams was arrested and charged with misdemeanor firearm possession, Chicago police said Friday.
Police said they recovered a weapon during a search of his vehicle in downtown Chicago on Thursday evening.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A judge sentenced a Lake County man to 180 years in prison Friday for killing a woman and two teenage boys found bludgeoned to death in 1998 in a house in northwest Indiana.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks are nearing a deal with Luke Richardson to become their next coach, turning to the former NHL defenseman to help lead their already painful rebuilding process.
Baltimore Orioles (32-39, fifth in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (33-35, third in the AL Central)
Chicago Cubs (26-44, fourth in the NL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (40-32, second in the NL Central)
Chicago Fire (3-7-5, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Houston Dynamo (5-7-3, 10th in the Western Conference)
Houston; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Houston +121, Chicago +219, Draw +236; over/under is 2.5 goals
CHICAGO (AP) — Touted rookie Adley Rutschman homered, doubled and drove in three runs to lead the Baltimore Orioles past the banged-up Chicago White Sox 4-0 on Thursday night.
Ryan Mountcastle had two doubles among his three hits as the Orioles won their second in a row and third in four.
CHICAGO (AP) — Dalen Terry made no effort to hide his excitement. Then again, that was hardly a surprise.
Terry is known for his infectious enthusiasm not to mention his ability to play multiple positions, and the Arizona guard is ready to bring all that to Chicago.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox utility man Danny Mendick will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his right knee, and outfielder Adam Engel is headed to the 10-day injured list with a strained right hamstring, the team said Thursday.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — A student has been charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct after three nooses were found on the campus of a suburban Chicago middle school.
The boy, whose name was not released, has not been charged with a hate crime.
CHICAGO (AP) _ Methode Electronics Inc. (MEI) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $16.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Chicago-based company said it had net income of 43 cents.
Chicago Cubs (26-43, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (28-40, third in the NL Central)
Baltimore Orioles (31-39, fifth in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (33-34, third in the AL Central)
Chicago Sky (11-5, 8-2 Eastern Conference) at Los Angeles Sparks (6-9, 3-6 Western Conference)
Los Angeles; Thursday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Los Angeles plays the Chicago Sky after Nneka Ogwumike scored 21 points in the Los Angeles Sparks' 84-82 win over the Washington Mystics.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ian Happ and Patrick Wisdom hit two-run homers early and Alfonso Rivas added a grand slam off a position player late as the Chicago Cubs routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 14-5 Wednesday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Bo Bichette hit a grand slam and Alejandro Kirk homered for the second straight game, leading Ross Stripling and the Toronto Blue Jays over the injury-riddled Chicago White Sox 9-5 Wednesday.
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge sentenced a Chicago man to nearly three years in prison Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to setting a police SUV on fire while wearing a Joker mask during widespread May 2020 demonstrations over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have promoted Meghan Hunter to assistant general manger among several front office moves, making her the third woman to currently hold that position and fourth in NHL history.
CHICAGO (AP) — A man who worked as a security guard on Chicago's far South Side kidnapped a woman, handcuffed her, chained her in the attic of an abandoned home for three days and sexually assaulted her, prosecutors said Wednesday.