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This was a surprise to nobody.
With a large Irish population in the Southland, establishments have to go the extra mile to draw in fans of the Emerald Isle.That is what the owners of Porters Cullens Irish Pub & Restaurant in Evergreen Park aim to do."The South Side's a very Irish community so we wanted to give a modern spin...
The Justice Department on Saturday released a previously classified application to wiretap former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page, who was under suspicion by the FBI of being a Russian agent. The government had monitored Page under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, and the heavily redacted...
In the 1990s, the late Stanford neuroscientist Ben Barres transitioned from female to male. He was in his 40s, mid-career, and afterward he marveled at the stark changes in his professional life. Now that society saw him as male, his ideas were taken more seriously. He was able to complete a whole...
Police believe a man involved in a standoff with officers at a Los Angeles supermarket shot his grandmother and girlfriend before firing at officers during a pursuit, then crashing outside the supermarket and running inside the store. Officer Mike Lopez, a police spokesman, says the man had fled...
Jacob Waller had spent many hours mastering every move of his favorite Pokemon fighting character, he nearly met his match a round before competing for the championship. The 17-year-old from Oak Forest ended up winning it all, despite being the second youngest of more than 100 competitors in the...
A driver crashed a vehicle through the Weight Watchers store in Orland Park Saturday morning, a fire official said. There were no injuries reported in the incident at 6:30 a.m., the fire official said, but a large window pane was smashed forcing the store to close. Broken glass and debris could...
After three years of missing the playoffs and dealing away fan favorites like Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Donaldson and Sonny Gray, the Oakland Athletics are trying to steer themselves in the opposite direction. They certainly took a significant step Saturday by acquiring New York Mets reliever Jeurys...
Bruno Le Maire accuses the US of using "the law of the jungle" with unilateral tariffs
A fire Friday night in a building with large quantities of chemicals at the city of Elgin’s water treatment facility was likely caused by an electrical motor failure, Elgin fire officials said. The fire happened around 9 p.m. in a building at 375 W. River Road and was upgraded to include hazardous...
Best Pitchfork 2018 debut: "Last year I was here thinking, 'I'll never play this,'" said local musician Paul Cherry of his Pitchfork Music Festival debut. "This is crazy. We're here to play some nice songs for you." Blending dreamy bedroom pop with the unassuming (and inoffensive) whimsy of '70s...
All is not lost for Nico Hoerner, the Cubs’ first pick in the June amateur draft who will be sidelined for the rest of the summer because of a left elbow injury. Hoerner, who batted .327 (16-for-49) this summer at three minor-league affiliates, will be invited to participate in the team’s Instructional...
When he emerged from his summit with Kim Jong Un last month, President Donald Trump triumphantly declared that North Korea no longer posed a nuclear threat and that one of the world's most intractable geopolitical crises had been "largely solved." But in the days and weeks since then, U.S. negotiators...
To the right of Pitchfork's Green Stage, underneath a shady row of trees, Valerie Simutis and her team are rallying festival attendees to mail postcards to Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner. The postcards, which read "Stop Illegal Guns in Illinois," urge Rauner to sign SB 337, the Combating Illegal Gun...
One company and one family loom large over this city, intertwined for decades. Cummins Inc. is the biggest employer in Columbus, built into a $20 billon heavy-equipment manufacturer with the help of Mike Pence, who as governor passed special tax cuts and made trade visits to China on its behalf....
A body found in a dumpster on Chicago’s southwest side has been identified as a missing Naperville man, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. Twenty-year-old Michael Armendariz’s body was found in the Marquette Park area in late May and was positively identified this week, authorities...
A draft of Cuba's new constitution keeps the Communist Party as its leading political force but states as its aim the construction of socialism rather than communism, reflecting changing times, top officials told lawmakers this weekend.
Rylee Bennett started volunteering with the Fox Valley Trolley Museum since she was age 6. It was natural for her to be at Saturday’s open house offering guided tours of the historic train cars. But this tour was different. The 12-year-old, joined by friends Abi Reinert and Justin Morton, both...
A private inspector said Saturday that he warned the company operating duck boats on a Missouri lake about design flaws putting the watercraft at greater risk of sinking, less than a year before the accident that killed 17 people during a sudden storm. Steve Paul, owner of the Test Drive Technologies...
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested several years ago that the unanimous high court ruling in 1974 that forced President Richard Nixon to turn over the Watergate tapes, leading to the end of his presidency, may have been wrongly decided. Kavanaugh was taking part in a roundtable discussion...
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