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Rush Cancels DC Trip as Health Care Vote is Postponed

Rush Cancels DC Trip as Health Care Vote is Postponed

Illinois Rep. Bobby Rush, who is mourning the loss of his wife after she passed away last week, was going to fly to Washington, D.C.

USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title

USA Dominates Puerto Rico to Win First WBC Title

U.S. pitcher David Robertson, left, and infielder Nolan Arenado celebrate the team’s 8-0 win over Puerto Rico in the final of the World Baseball Classic in Los Angeles, Wednesday, March 22, 2017.

WBC MVP Marcus Stroman: ‘That Was For My Mom’

WBC MVP Marcus Stroman: ‘That Was For My Mom’

Marcus Stroman #6 of team United States pitches in the second inning against team Puerto Rico during Game 3 of the Championship Round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic at Dodger Stadium on March 22, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images) Four years ago, nobody had heard of Marcus Stroman.

Single-Game Tickets for Chicago Blackhawks’ Playoff Games Go on Sale Monday

Single-Game Tickets for Chicago Blackhawks’ Playoff Games Go on Sale Monday

Single-game tickets for the Chicago Blackhawks’ 2017 Stanley Cup Playoff run will go on sale Monday, the team announced. Tickets for the first two rounds of potential home playoff games at the United Center will be released to the general public at 12 p.m.

Cubs’ Epstein Tops Fortune’s List of World’s Best Leaders

Cubs’ Epstein Tops Fortune’s List of World’s Best Leaders

Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein has been named “The World’s Greatest Leader” by Fortune Magazine. Epstein ranked higher than even Pope Francis in the magazine’s fourth annual ranking.

1 Dead in 3-Car Grayslake Crash: Officials

1 Dead in 3-Car Grayslake Crash: Officials

A 77-year-old man died and an a 74-year-old woman was in critical condition after a three-car accident in Grayslake Wednesday, according to fire officials. Peterson Road was blocked off near Behm Lane, the Grayslake Fire Department said, after a Chrysler minivan, a GMC Sierra pickup truck and a Honda Civic were involved in a crash in the area about 2:48 p.m.

Property Tax Snafu Creates Headache For Homeowner

Property Tax Snafu Creates Headache For Homeowner

They are arguably the two most hated words in a homeowner’s vocabulary: property taxes. Nobody likes them and no one wants to pay them, including 87- year-old Joan Planos.

Reports: Dallas Green Dies at Age 82

Reports: Dallas Green Dies at Age 82

Dallas Green, the main architect of the 1984 Chicago Cubs, who ended nearly four decades of playoff-less baseball on the North Side, has passed away according to a report out Wednesday. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports and Meghan Montemurro of The News Journal reported the news of Green’s passing on Wednesday afternoon.

Lopez, Ibaka Suspended One Game Apiece by NBA

Lopez, Ibaka Suspended One Game Apiece by NBA

Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez and Toronto Raptors center Serge Ibaka have both been suspended for one game by the NBA for their roles in a fracas during Tuesday night’s game, the NBA announced Wednesday afternoon. After a brief shoving match, both Ibaka and Lopez threw punches at one another, but neither connected before teammates and coaches were able to separate the two combatants.

Adler and DuSable Shed New Light on ‘Hidden Figures’

Adler and DuSable Shed New Light on ‘Hidden Figures’

The Adler Planetarium and the DuSable Museum of African American History have teamed up to reveal the real stories behind the film “Hidden Figures.” The two have partnered for a three-day event to celebrate African-American women working in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. As part of the celebration, “Hidden Figures Revealed” African-American STEM professionals will discuss the challenges that come with being underrepresented in scientific fields, and what can be done to inspire the next generation of STEM professionals.

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