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Has Rahm Emanuel alienated Chicagoans? Or does no kept promise go unpunished?
Exclusive: South Africa's NUM seeks 15-60 percent wage rises from gold, coal producers - chicagotribune.com www.chicagotribune.com
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's National Union of Mineworkers said it would seek pay rises of up to 60 percent from gold and coal producers, raising the prospect of fresh strikes as firms battle higher costs and falling prices in an already heat
Elevate Chicago's proposed plan for a redeveloped Navy Pier - chicagotribune.com www.chicagotribune.com
Landscape architect James Corner, who co-designed New York's High Line elevated park, has developed plans for the first phase of a Navy Pier redesign. The first phase of the $278 million redevelopment is expected to cost $166 million.
The Philadelphia Union got an early goal and then held on, taking a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Fire for the second time in a week.
Denmark wins Eurovision on ABBA's turf with folksy ballad - chicagotribune.com www.chicagotribune.com
MALMO, Sweden (Reuters) - Denmark's Emmelie de Forest won Eurovision on Saturday before an international TV audience of around 125 million, clinching the coveted crown of euro-pop with a folksy ballad backed by a wall of fire, flutes and drums.
A new law aims to deter groups from using websites such as Facebook and Twitter to organize violent crimes
Police arrest 12 after large group converges on Gold Coast - chicagotribune.com www.chicagotribune.com
Eleven juveniles and one adult were arrested last night after a large group converged near the Gold Coast and were blocking traffic, police said.
Viktor Stalberg: Viktor Stalberg a scratch after questioning lack of power play time - chicagotribune.com www.chicagotribune.com
Is it a coincidence or consequence that winger's presence is on bench rather than on the ice after he confronted coaching staff?
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - England's best known footballer David Beckham announced his retirement on Thursday after a career laden with trophies and glamour that had a worldwide impact that went way beyond soccer.
Mayor takes donation from tech firm seeking city contract - chicagotribune.com www.chicagotribune.com
Investors in a tech firm seeking a city contract donated $15,000 to Mayor Rahm Emanuel's campaign fund — despite Emanuel's own executive order banning contributions from potential city vendors.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to start reducing health insurance coverage next year for more than 30,000 retired city workers and begin shifting them to President Barack Obama 's new federal system.
Rex Huppke: How seflies are destroying civilization, and what you can do to help
A 15-year-old boy was shot dead Thursday night in the Gresham neighborhood on the South Side, officials said.