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Duckworth Slams Kirk for Endorsing Petraeus, Pence

Duckworth Slams Kirk for Endorsing Petraeus, Pence

In a new campaign video released Monday, Rep. Tammy Duckworth slammed her opponent, Sen.

What Cubs-Mets Series Will Tell Us About Chicago

What Cubs-Mets Series Will Tell Us About Chicago

The Chicago Cubs have lost eight consecutive games against the New York Mets, but they’ll have a chance to exact some revenge on the team as the two powerhouses square off at Wrigley Field this week. The series gets underway on Monday night, as Steven Matz takes on Jon Lester in matchup of talented left-handed pitchers, but more importantly for the Cubs, the series represents a measuring stick for where they are as a team with two weeks to go until the MLB trade deadline.

Former Bear Charles Tillman Announces Retirement

Former Bear Charles Tillman Announces Retirement

Former Chicago Bear Charles “Peanut” Tillman announced Monday that he is retiring from the NFL, marking an end to a 13-year career. Tillman posted a video to social media called “Peanut Retires,” which shows him “punching” his way out using his signature “Peanut Punch.” The footage features Tillman and his family along with some of his former Bears teammates.

Strangers Pull Driver Out of Truck Moments Before Train Hits

Strangers Pull Driver Out of Truck Moments Before Train Hits

When Bryan Ellul captured dramatic footage of a Metra train slamming into a truck in a Chicago suburb, he knew he could have been filming a tragic moment. But Ellul is instead being hailed a hero because just moments before he hit record, he helped pull the driver to safety.

Local Olympian to Watch: Aries Merritt

Local Olympian to Watch: Aries Merritt

Aries Merritt has an Olympic story like no other. His debut at the London Games in 2012 earned him a gold medal, a World Indoor title and the world record for the 110 meter hurdles.

Local Olympian to Watch: Conor Dwyer

Local Olympian to Watch: Conor Dwyer

OMAHA, NE – JUNE 27: Conor Dwyer of the United States dives in to compete in a heat for the Men’s 200 Meter Freestyle during Day Two of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Swimming Trials at CenturyLink Center on June 27, 2016 in Omaha, Nebraska.

Teen Mows Lawn for Officer, Leaves Behind Heartfelt Note

Teen Mows Lawn for Officer, Leaves Behind Heartfelt Note

A Minnesota sheriff’s deputy came home to quite a surprise last week after a teen mowed his lawn while he was at work. But what might be even more touching than the act of kindness, was the note the teen left behind.

White Sox at Fork in the Road With Tough Schedule Ahead

White Sox at Fork in the Road With Tough Schedule Ahead

Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox waves during the 87th Annual MLB All-Star Game at PETCO Park on July 12, 2016 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Sean M.

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